Infections have increased by 57 percent in the past two weeks, while deaths on average in the same period have increased by 11 percent.
The arrest of the leader of a small religious group reveals that Russian repression reaches even to the depths of the Siberian forest.
The move follows a statement from the envoys demanding the release of a prominent philanthropist jailed since 2017.
We're covering the troubling reports of young women who say their drinks have been spiked on nights out.
With an eye on elections, six parties are working on a plan to end a powerful presidency and return to a parliamentary system.
A case that began with a feud in the United Arab Emirates, stretched from the U.S. to India and is now playing out in the British courts offers a rare glimpse into the anatomy of a hack-and-leak operation.
A Slovak coloratura, she was a fixture at the opera houses of Vienna and Munich, artfully balancing technical brilliance with deep expression.
The country’s Parliament chose Sandra Mason, the governor general, to assume the symbolic title, a decisive move to distance itself from Barbados’s colonial past.
The new details came in an unredacted version of a lawsuit filed by Texas and 11 other states.
Women are reporting being injected with syringes at crowded clubs in a horrifying variation of dropping pill into drinks. “This is a new depth,’’ said a former chief of police.
Ten years after being cleared of a heinous crime, she is still trying to tell her story on her own terms.
E.U. leaders are facing an increasingly urgent question: What to do with a member that repeatedly violates a core principle, but refuses to leave the club?
Paris wants to rival London as the art world’s European hub. It still has a ways to go.
Confession: We didn’t even have a logistics beat before the pandemic. Now we do. Here’s what we’ve learned about the global supply chain disruption.
Opening Germany to a million refugees looks even better in retrospect.
Global warming may pose grave dangers around the world, but as one tiny Russian town on the Arctic Ocean shows, it can also be a ticket to prosperity.
Renato Casaro’s hand-drawn art has hooked movie audiences around the world since the 1950s. Tarantino and Stallone are big fans. One secret to his success? “You can’t cheat.”
Mr. Haitink, who was closely identified with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam, drew direct, unaffected interpretations of symphonic works and opera.
She was discharged on Thursday after undergoing tests the day before and spending the night. The queen, 95, had just canceled a planned trip to Northern Ireland.
With her floral-print dresses and housewares, the British designer created a romantic and instantly recognizable aesthetic that, decades later, is inspiring a wide range of dressers and brands.
The country’s grand experiment — opening up with hardly any restrictions — is facing its toughest test yet.
When he’s not getting fitted on Savile Row or jogging to the “E.T.” score, the actor and comedian can be found in the “Clifford the Big Red Dog” movie.
Ali Harbi Ali, 25, was accused of murder and preparation of terrorist acts in the killing of David Amess, who was stabbed last week.
There’s more to see than Ferrari and Lamborghini, and three museums in the country’s automotive heartland offer a deeper look.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia may make a speech by video at the United Nations summit, which is seen as pivotal in efforts to stem climate change.
A prominent critic of loose fiscal policies, his departure comes amid disagreements with the European Central Bank over its low-interest-rate policies.
Una parte de la Iglesia católica en Sicilia ha impuesto una prohibición de tres años en una tradición que, dice, solo ha servido para estrechar los lazos familiares, y del crimen también.
Britain’s 95-year-old monarch will not travel to Northern Ireland but is “in good spirits,” Buckingham Palace said.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is using modern technology to stir appreciation for ancient artistry — including an Athenian potter’s transformative “discovery” of red.
Wages in some industries are rising because employers can’t find enough workers. That’s not a path to long-term growth, analysts say.
Nadifa Mohamed is a Booker Prize finalist for her novel “The Fortune Men,” a story about a false accusation and the tragedy that resulted.
They’re a seafood-shack favorite, but making them yourself can be an almost fine-dining experience.
Two towers, each measuring 16 and a half feet high, were installed in an area in the east of the city in an experiment to tackle contamination.
Mientras el secretario de Estado estadounidense, Antony Blinken, visita la región, la ventana de oportunidad para una resolución diplomática se ha cerrado abruptamente. Por ahora.
In an effort to recapture momentum, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a host of measures, including plans for a big expansion of electric vehicles, more offshore wind power and greater use of hydrogen.
As Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to the region, the window of opportunity for a political resolution has slammed shut. At least for now.
A series of announcements has upended the rules for entry into the United States. Here’s what you need to know.
With mask wearing and proof of vaccination not legally required, it’s up to venues and audience members to make their own decisions about coronavirus safety.
In the country with the lowest rate of coronavirus vaccination in Europe, the proliferation of fakes threatens to undermine Ukraine’s fight against the virus.
The influential designer walked away from fashion in 2009, but he didn’t stop creating. Here’s a first look at his new career.
El desastre climático no respetará fronteras. Si no tomamos medidas globales, todas las naciones pagarán costos enormes. Se nos acaba el tiempo.
President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, disasters and foreign pressure have prompted him to change course.
Britain’s prime minister claims the country is leading the world on climate change. It’s not.
The Norwegian police on Monday said that while a hunting bow had been used in last week’s rampage, the victims, four women and a man, were stabbed to death.
A new kit from Tasty Ribbon, designed by Fratelli Desideri and the chef Andrea Larossa, offers simple instructions with some high-end garnish.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and members of Parliament paid tribute to David Amess, who was fatally stabbed last week.
The country hit 1,000 deaths in a 24-hour period for the first time since the pandemic began, reflecting the risks of having a low vaccination rate.
As the U.K. and the European Union begin their wrangling over details of trade with Northern Ireland, President Biden has more than a passing interest in the final result.
Moscow’s decision to end its diplomatic mission to the alliance will end a long, post-Cold War experiment in building trust between militaries.
The country’s normally fractious opposition has rallied around a conservative mayor who just might be able to oust the authoritarian prime minister after more than a decade.
Based on the 1830 novel by Stendhal, Pierre Lacotte’s new production for the Paris Opera Ballet is an old-fashioned costume drama.
El juego mundial del engaño que han perpetuado los ricos ha erosionado el Estado de derecho. Y la City de Londres tiene un papel crucial en ello.
Long-shot money is flowing into start-ups that seek the energy of the stars. Driving the investments is a rising alarm about global warming.
Costa Rica and the city of Milan were among the five winners that each received one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, to continue sustainability and conservation efforts during a ceremony in London.
The police in Norway, initially pointing to Islamic extremism, now say an attacker was “not well, mentally.”
A high-flying German media giant is ahead on digital media but seems stuck in the past when it comes to the workplace and deal-making.
Jacksonville Coach Urban Meyer and rookie quarterback won their first game as pros on a 53-yard field goal as time expired, ending the team’s 20-game losing streak.
The downfall of Austria’s onetime political Wunderkind put a spotlight on the cozy, sometimes corrupt, relationship between right-wing populists and parts of the news media.
An attack has rekindled questions about the security of members of Parliament.
Tons of dead fish have washed ashore in recent years from the Mar Menor, a once-crystalline lagoon on the Mediterranean coast that has become choked with algae. Farm pollution is mostly blamed.
President Emmanuel Macron of France is the country’s first head of state to attend an event marking the deaths, which officials ignored for decades.
The police conducted searches and questioned the suspect as Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders paid respects to David Amess, who was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents.
The person-to-person meetings with voters give Britons unusually good access to their political representatives. But questions are being asked about whether the tradition can continue.
Part of the Catholic church in Sicily has imposed a three-year prohibition on naming godparents, arguing that the tradition has become merely a way to fortify family ties — and mob ties, too.
David Amess, a Conservative member of Parliament, was fatally stabbed inside a church where he was meeting with constituents in the town of Leigh-on-Sea, about 40 miles east of London.
Anti-vaccine activists and opponents of Italy’s new mandate that requires workers to have government-issued proof of vaccination convened sparsely attended and scattered protests around the country’s major cities.
The killing of Samuel Paty by an 18-year-old Chechen refugee intensified debate over security and immigration, and prompted intense scrutiny of the French secular model.
The rollout went more or less smoothly, with only scattered protests, as the majority of citizens accepted the ‘Green Pass’ as a tolerable sacrifice to stem the Covid pandemic.
Readers compare how Germany, Australia, France and the United States have been dealing with Covid. Also: Means-testing for social programs; getting even with robocallers.
The joys of eating fried chicken are universal, writes Yotam Ottolenghi, and his spin on lemon chicken is sure to satisfy.
Dmitri A. Muratov, a new laureate, engages with the Kremlin, while Aleksei A. Navalny, the most high-profile Putin critic, resists all compromise. The Kremlin capitalizes on the fault line.
Italy is the first major European country to require all workers, private and public, to show proof of vaccination, a negative rapid swab test or recent recovery from Covid-19 before returning to offices, schools or hospitals. Employers can verify health passes on a cellphone app.
The fairs, exhibitions and auctions of “Frieze Week” are in-person events once more. But the art world has changed, and so has Britain.
While there were scattered protests across Italy on Friday, many in the country appeared to accept the measure as necessary.
Espen Anderson Brathen has been charged with murder in the deaths of five people after the authorities say he went on a killing spree armed with a hunting bow.
The mistake was described as an “isolated incident attributed to one laboratory,” in a statement released by the U.K. Health Security Agency on Friday.
David Amess, a Conservative member of Parliament, was holding a meeting in his constituency at the time. He is the second politician killed in an attack in just over five years.
Varying measures reflect domestic politics and potential opposition against such rules.
For the author, the process of creating and tending her garden in the English countryside is akin to that of shaping a book.
Sutapa Biswas is the subject of two major exhibitions in Britain that explore the country’s imperial legacy.
A group of researchers said the “dangerous technology” was invasive and not effective at detecting images of child sexual abuse.
“Love Is in the Bin,” originally titled “Girl With Balloon,” was resold. It had been partially shredded after it was bought at a Sotheby’s auction in 2018.
Natural gas prices have skyrocketed, pressuring manufacturers and households with high energy bills.
The 2019 vintage confirms Chablis’s distinctive qualities. As for other chardonnays, blame the winemaker, not the place or the grape.
An importer wondered why Italian wines have caught on more easily. One reason is simply familiarity. Greek reds can be superb but they are unknown.
“Born in Blackness,” by the former New York Times correspondent Howard W. French, is a deeply researched account of the continent’s often overlooked role in the development of the modern world.
Months of closures during the pandemic have caused financial havoc for art venues, and many expect to be strapped for years. At the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the virus’s impact is clear.
Persistently high inflation is a problem for the Fed and the White House.
When this unusual film, made in 1976 by the French director Jacques Rivette, opens in New York this week, it will be making its official debut here.
The police said that they had previously contacted the suspect, a 37-year-old Danish citizen who is believed to have killed five people, over concerns that he had been radicalized.
In a ceremony in Geneva, the World Health Organization presented an award to the family of Ms. Lacks, whose cancer cells led to world-changing advances in medical and scientific research.
Since moving to the island full-time, Christina Martini of Ancient Greek Sandals and her husband, Apostolos Porsanidis-Kavvadias, have built a true home, one they enjoy sharing with others.
In his most direct comments to date on the contentious Russian pipeline, President Vladimir V. Putin called it an “obvious” way to relieve Europe’s soaring natural gas prices.
As the country went on alert, the police scrambled to investigate an attack in a town 50 miles outside Oslo.
Britain is demanding an end to post-Brexit rules known as the Northern Ireland protocol. The European Union sees the rules as a key part of protecting its single market.
The top French intelligence official, who is visiting Washington this week, said QAnon and other conspiracy theories were spreading to Europe.
A wide range of parties in the Czech Republic banded together despite their differences to oppose Andrej Babis, the country’s populist prime minister. Opposition parties in Hungary are hoping to duplicate the feat.
Starting next week, the American private equity firm will take a more forceful approach to vaccines than many other firms in Britain.
Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the last Italian pope, bringing him a step closer to becoming a saint.
Britain has experienced shortages of gasoline and some foods because of too few drivers. At a military barracks in South London, trainees are learning how to maneuver trucks through streets and highways.
A truck driver shortage is causing supply problems in Britain. Here's why, and what it takes to drive a rig.
The police in England clarified that a highway sign featuring symbols that also appear on the hit Netflix series merely indicated a detour.
The end of a long and profitable relationship with soccer’s governing body would mean renaming one of the most popular video games of all time.
Tired, perhaps, of the familiar glass buildings around New York City, developers are getting creative with custom-designed brickwork.
With more extreme weather events expected to bring floods and droughts, the body urged world leaders to focus on mitigating the effects of global warming.
Rich countries must bear the cost if we can ever hope to achieve a net-zero world.
Europe and America are offering stopgap humanitarian aid for a country on the brink of collapse, but larger decisions about the new Taliban government remain on hold.
The Chieftains, the band he fronted for nearly 60 years, toured the world, collaborated with rock stars and helped spark a musical renaissance.
The Portuguese artist and psychoanalyst examines postcolonial trauma in her U.S. debut in Brooklyn. The stakes are universal, she says.
Britain’s Brexit minister is demanding an overhaul of an agreement on trade rules for Northern Ireland.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s slowness last year to impose a lockdown and institute widespread testing had tragic results, according to a parliamentary report.
“We need to do it fast,” a European leader declared, announcing an aid package for Afghanistan and its neighbors.
The American playwright’s first new play since he parted ways with his theater in 2018 during the #MeToo movement finds a stage far from New York.
Éric Zemmour, an anti-immigrant writer and TV commentator, is surging in opinion polls before presidential elections next year — and he is not yet a candidate.
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A look at life in Germany, where common-sense Covid measures aren’t politicized.
Opening on St. Patrick’s Day, 1967, Neary’s attracted politicians, media players, archbishops and more, drawn as much by Mr. Neary himself as by the lamb chops.
A plan outlined by President Emmanuel Macron commits 30 billion euros to finance crucial industries and cut greenhouse emissions.
In a Warsaw warehouse, Marcin Rusak turns decomposing plant material into polished pieces that degrade over time.
Los abusos a más de 200.000 menores por parte del clero en las últimas siete décadas han sacudido al país y a la que fue un pilar de la sociedad francesa.
The German company will also terminate an advance purchase agreement with the European Commission for 405 million doses of the vaccine.
El propietario de una funeraria ubicada cerca de Gibraltar ha creado un inusual servicio para los familiares de quienes se ahogan tratando de llegar a Europa.
The number of activities available to the unvaccinated is shrinking, and the pressure to get shots is growing.
Martín Zamora, the owner of a funeral parlor near Gibraltar, has found an unusual line of business among the relatives of those who drown trying to reach Europe.
His larger-than-life career, flamboyant personality and ongoing legal struggles made him one of the best-known personalities in France.
Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said the two countries remained at odds over China and various security issues, despite effective cooperation on overhauling the international tax system.
The Kunsthaus Zurich built an extension to display masterpieces from a private Swiss collection. But critics say the works are tainted by the source of their owner’s wealth.
Health officials say the risks from getting Covid-19 are far greater than any potential side effects from the vaccine.
Maneuvering over the debt; Indigenous Peoples' Day; China's economy; border crisis; a course in the Beatles; a quieter SoHo; advice, wanted or not.
Since purchasing a 1920s townhouse by Robert Mallet-Stevens, the art and antiques dealer Éric Touchaleaume has been deeply faithful to the architect’s original vision.
The 85-mile boat ride through rough seas left some of us huddling in discomfort. But the scenery on the remote and windswept islands was otherworldly.
Una escuela poco convencional quiere atraer a un nuevo público a la agricultura francesa y ayudar a las fincas a obtener dividendos.
Together with its territories overseas, Britain is instrumental in a global game of deceit.
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz was young, adept at social media and unafraid to borrow from populists, but in his downfall, some see “the collapse of a new narrative” for European conservatives.
With the Jets losing to the Atlanta Falcons in London after their first win of the season and the Cowboys easily cruising to a win over the Giants, our experts evaluated the teams’ prospects.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says an emphatic no, but rights groups argue that it would add an extra layer of protection for women who face violence at the hands of men.
The results suggest that the populist wave in Eastern and Central Europe is receding, stalled by the growing unity of its opponents and a crisis of confidence after the defeat of the former U.S. president.