The police said they received reports of gunfire, and responded as if to a terrorist incident, but found no sign of shooting. The station has reopened.
The country has taken a big step forward, but its politicized gender wars could lead to a backlash.
The breakdown of coalition talks may signal the end of the country’s postwar tradition of compromise. Not everyone thinks that’s a bad thing.
“Enough already!” one critic of President Vladimir V. Putin said, worried that the accusations were helping the Kremlin polish the president’s image as a master strategist.
A motion of no-confidence in the deputy prime minister, filed by the main opposition party, could end a fragile coalition just as Dublin wrestles with Brexit talks.
As a crucial election nears, leaders like Matteo Renzi are on high alert for fake news and foreign meddling.
Labour’s point man on Brexit policy has subtly shifted the party’s strategy on leaving the E.U. Can he go further and change the country’s course, too?
While aging most wines is unnecessary, a few, like this Loire white, will improve. Still, much can be gained from sampling them while young.
Beyond the mystique surrounding fortified wines, this sherry can be wonderfully complex and satisfying, and surprisingly good with many savory foods.
Vedzhie Kashka, 83, “a legendary woman of the Crimean Tatar national movement” who once worked with Andrei Sakharov, was buried on Friday.
A little bit of meat goes a long way, wrapped Sicilian-style around cheese and prosciutto and roasted with bay leaves and olive oil.
Visit a parmesan dairy in northern Italy, where Parmigiano-Reggiano originates and learn how the cheese is made.
Despite the conviction of Gen. Ratko Mladic for war crimes, Serbia’s collective memory of its role in the Yugoslav civil wars is more forgiving.
Recent productions in the French capital examine the response to terrorism, deep loss and questions of national identity.
The release of a nuclear isotope traced to an area in the Ural Mountains was harmless, but Moscow’s reluctance to release data has spurred fears of future cover-ups.
Cosmetics manufacturers use an extract from a proliferating plant on the Adriatic coast in high-end creams. But so far local farmers have been unable to benefit financially.
In this film, Turin’s poorest tell their stories to the camera.
A new exhibition of photographs by Juergen Teller exposes the truth of young women on their go-sees.
Christmas in Ireland is magical, and these four getaways are packed with perks, amenities, and luxurious destinations.
While the new show may have elements of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and “The OA,” its creators say it’s uniquely German.
UEFA will decide early next month whether A.C. Milan, a seven-time European champion, has the financial resources to re-enter its continental championships should it play its way back in.
The conference, to be held in the Russian resort of Sochi, reflected Russia’s increased influence in shaping the outcome of the Syria war.
At 4-foot-10, he won three consecutive Olympic gold medals in weight lifting, emerging as a national hero in Turkey.
This week’s Australia newsletter includes additional photography and stories from Manus, and a dash of American Thanksgiving.
The hike from Gimmelwald to the Kilchbaum offers spectacular glacial views.
A hiking trip through a glacial ravine crowded with waterfalls and enclosed by sheer cliff faces is just about as breathtaking as it sounds.
Britain’s treasured health care system was used as a rallying cry by anti-E.U. campaigners. Many of its European staff now feel betrayed. Thousands have quit.
With Brexit looming large, more-affordable housing featured prominently as Philip Hammond presented his budget to Parliament.
Her failure to form a governing coalition could lead to new elections amid a growing threat from the right.
The chancellor’s inability to form a coalition government could push continental elites to become more accountable to the public.
Thanks to increased demand, particularly from Parisian buyers, prices of luxury properties in Bordeaux have increased more than 50 percent since 2014.
This renovated, late-19th century house is on the market for about $2.34 million.
The German leader’s failure to form a coalition government is a blow to hopes for a strong Franco-German engine to drive European Union reform.
Travel tips from the chef, who extends her mini-empire with her new Los Angeles restaurant, Hearth & Hound.
In collaboration with the French theater director Cyril Teste, Francis Kurkdjian helps a new “Festen” along with scents of woods, ash and memory.
Some of our recent coverage of Germany and its leader, Angela Merkel, who is now facing an enormous challenge in forming a new government.
The criminal case of Reza Zarrab, a Turkish gold trader, has been called a plot against the Turkish Republic by its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The country is trying to wean itself off the international assistance that it has relied on in recent years, and is projecting strong economic growth for next year.
The case addresses whether the American husband of a Romanian man should be afforded residency rights in Romania. But its impact could be felt further afield.
The detentions fanned fears that extremists posing as asylum seekers were targeting Europe.
A tiny bit of growth; but does any of it stay here?
De nombreuses personnes en France appellent à faire du harcèlement sexuel une urgence nationale, mais des obstacles légaux et culturels découragent les femmes qui souhaitent porter plainte pour harcèlement sexuel au travail.
The collapse of coalition talks on Sunday doesn’t mean the country is collapsing. But it does show how much the far right has changed German politics.
For years, activists have been protesting the expansion of coal mining in the Hambach Forest in Germany by living in treehouses. A court ruling may soon change that.
The director Luca Guadagnino and the set decorator Violante Visconti di Modrone transformed a run-down estate into the perfect backdrop for the film.
Culatello di Zibello, a cured meat from Parma, is now available in America.
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would prefer a new round of elections to leading a minority government, if the quest for a majority coalition fails.
Britain’s longest-serving monarch and her husband noted the occasion with the release of new photographic portraits.
A nearly yearlong standoff has paralyzed its institutions and is threatening a 1998 treaty that largely ended three decades of fighting.
Hidden for decades behind crude wooden boards, an ornate ceramic frieze at the former Aux Belles Poules tells a story of the city’s once-thriving sex business.
Almost alone in today’s fashion industry, he understood the value of time to the creative mind and the struggle it took to follow his own direction.
The relocation of the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority indicate how Britain’s impending exit from the European Union could diminish its economic clout.
In an effort to curb toxic diesel fumes, oil from used grounds has been added to the fuel for the British capital’s iconic red double-deckers.
Also: The other affirmative action.
The beachy headland west of Bordeaux forgoes glamour for the simpler things: surfing, fishermen’s cottages and freshly shucked oysters.
Talks to form a new government, led by Angela Merkel, ended after the Free Democrats walked out, saying that the parties lacked enough trust to govern.
An unconventional Primary Stages adaptation of the Jane Austen novel features gags, dance breaks and other cynical silliness.
A ruling in Nebraska could resuscitate a pipeline linking Canada and the Gulf Coast. The Fed releases minutes of its last meeting. And Black Friday is coming.
Many in France call sexual harassment a national emergency, but cultural and legal barriers discourage women from complaining about harassment in the workplace.
The death of José Manuel Maza in a hospital in Argentina deprives Spain of its top prosecutor in the case against separatist Catalan leaders.
Cornelius Gurlitt’s trove of inherited art, hidden for decades, is finally on view in two exhibitions. But bringing it into the light can’t dispel his ghost.
After more than 30 years leading the nationalist party, the divisive politician says he will pass the baton next year.
This year’s United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action.
A day after slipping from house arrest, Antonio Ledezma met with Spain’s prime minister and voiced defiance to President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela.
Questions are swirling about why Saad Hariri spent two weeks in Saudi Arabia, where he announced his resignation.
The designer had become an increasingly important voice for the value of striving to perfect, and against giving in to the relentless pressure to produce.
The 23rd United Nations climate talks ended early Saturday, kicking most big issues down the road until 2018.
Francis Mallmann has become a legend in South America. Does his new restaurant in a Provençal village live up?
Across Britain, vulnerable adults and children — both citizens and migrants — have become victims of modern slavery. A teenager trapped by a drug gang tells what happened to her.
Her reign spanned decades of change and upheaval in Britain.
The military takeover in Zimbabwe is just the latest in a long history of government overthrows. Here are several types of coups perpetrated by rogue operators.
Pope Benedict XVI was the most influential intellectual force in the church for a generation, though his papacy was noted for tangles with Jews, Muslims and progressive Catholics.
Abdelbaki Essati, who was killed in a blast shortly before the attack in Barcelona, provided information to the National Intelligence Center in 2014.
As a leading British barrister he defended Penguin Books for publishing D.H. Lawrence’s “Lady Chatterley’s Lover,” which had been banned as indecent.
Island states that are least responsible for global emissions but most vulnerable to storms and rising seas are looking outside the United Nations process for aid.
An exhibition at the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris looks at 2,000 years of Christians in the Arab World. It has a message for France — and for us all.
Known as the Beast, the brutal and murderous leader of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra was serving 26 life sentences.
Benedict Allen was trying to reconnect with a tribe he had met 30 years ago.
CasaPound won a seat in a Roman municipal election, raising fears that Italy may be joining the ranks of countries where the far right is rising.
As foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, who broke free from a violent relationship in her 20s, is challenging assumptions in a traditionally male sphere.
Fans of Italy’s A.C. Milan greeted its new owner as a savior. Today, as the debt-burdened team bleeds money, questions swirl around its new benefactor.
A Belgian Malinois dog called Mali has received Britain’s highest award for animal valor for his actions during an intense firefight in Afghanistan.
The German chancellor and representatives of three other parties are expected to work into the weekend after contentious talks ended in deadlock.
In “Adults in the Room,” the former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis describes Greece’s economic crisis from the inside.
Step inside the home studio of Björk’s co-creative director, James Merry, where he experiments with embroidery and sculpture to bring their artistic visions to life for her latest album, “Utopia.”
Are we witnessing fascism’s return in Poland?
In a brief address at the United Nations climate conference in Bonn, a State Department official mentions climate change and not coal, drawing (polite) applause.
The move signals that the country, Europe’s top producer, does not have full confidence in oil’s future.
The official toll, which was lower than first estimated, was announced after the last victims in the West London blaze were identified.
The London theater released the findings of an investigation into Mr. Spacey’s behavior before and during his time as artistic director there.
Paris is a good place to mourn. I would say this even if my uncle Richard hadn’t lived there, but all the more so that he had.
To promote an advent calendar, Greggs stirred outrage with a Nativity scene in which the infant Jesus was replaced by a flaky sausage roll.
The interior designer Faye Toogood creates a moody home that, like its owner, comes alive at night.
A community banging its pots and pans together as a democratic showing of discontent.
Enter Hallstatt, Austria, a small town in the Alps, and its replica in southern China in 360 video. Explore the towns’ more-than-similar architectural features.
In “An Autobiography of Miss Wish,” Nina Berman tells the story of Kimberly Stevens, a survivor of sex trafficking and child pornography, whom Ms. Berman has known since meeting her in London 27 years ago.
The European Parliament might suspend Poland’s voting rights in the E.U. It would be the most serious rift yet with Warsaw’s right-wing leaders.
Saad Hariri’s long absence in Saudi Arabia remains a mystery. Now his brother has spoken up, raising speculation that he could be the Saudis’ next man in Beirut.
President Trump recapped 10 months of his foreign policy in a speech on Wednesday that contained several inaccurate claims.
The proposed bond conversion could help ease a staggering debt burden that at one point threatened to push Greece out of the eurozone.
Six new (and newish) places with good food, relaxed ambience — and big-name architects and design firms behind them.
The clubs and bars frequented by lawmakers and aides are at the heart of the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed Westminster.
Researchers have found evidence that Russian-language or Kremlin-linked Twitter accounts pushed divisive messages in British politics, too.
At least 15 people have died after torrential rains in Greece, the latest country to be ravaged by lethal weather.
Rosemarie Koczy, whose works memorialized genocide victims, was accused by archivists of faking a past in Nazi concentration camps.
The chief of the National Cyber Security Center said Russia recently tried to hack into Britain’s energy, media and telecommunications industries.
Two exhibitions, one in Washington, the other in Paris, explore how the actress sought to express the many facets of her fluid personality.
Step inside one of the Steinway & Sons factories where grand pianos have been handmade for over 100 years. Follow the process from the lumber yard to the selection room.
Britain’s prime minister delivered a tough message to the Kremlin, while Trump babbled about Putin’s sincerity in denying cyberattacks.
The instinct to follow a seismic shock with seismic change, to assume all is rotten and must be destroyed, ignores the reality that Serie A is the most vibrant it’s been in years.
Some government officials in Italy wonder if a group of North Korean soccer players there are free from the control of their government.
The return of Steven E. Atwood.
Right-wing extremists gathered under the slogan “We Want God” — the same words President Trump pronounced to huge applause on his visit to Warsaw.
The U.S. men’s national soccer team, still reeling from its failure to qualify for next summer’s World Cup, delivered an encouraging performance with a young squad.
Trying to shed the label of “President of the Rich,” France’s young leader promises job training, not programs, in the poorer suburbs of Paris.
Enrico Letta, Former Prime Minister of Italy and President of the Jacques Delors Institute, spoke with Steven Erlanger, Chief European Diplomatic Correspondent at The New York Times's International Luxury Conference.
Members of the populist Five Star Movement, which came in No. 2 in regional voting, are neither real reformers nor harmless buffoons.
While Sarah Lyall was a reporter in The Times’s London bureau, she was free to reinvent every holiday tradition to her liking.
For the soccer-crazed country, it was perhaps the lowest point in 60 years — a humiliation, wrapped in a tragedy, enveloped in an apocalypse.
A stage adaptation, directed by Ivo van Hove, confirms the prophecy of a 1976 movie about populist rage and manipulative technology
Article on the President Wilson’s speech about German aggression in 1917.
Allan Simmons, one of the game’s top British players, has been barred from tournaments for three years for breaking the rules of the popular word game.
Scandals that would have rocked the government in normal times have all but paralyzed it during brutally complex Brexit talks.
At M. Manze (established in 1902) we felt obliged to sample the seafood specialties — and then happily made the acquaintance of a beef pie.
The horrors of a refugee crisis that the world feels free to ignore.
As the foreign ministers seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro to restore democracy, his government holds a brief meeting with its creditors.
Sweden played Italy to a scoreless tie in Milan, claiming a World Cup berth. Italy will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1958.
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are meeting in Bonn, Germany, in the biggest climate change talks of the year. Here’s all of our coverage.
On the eve of a contentious debate on E.U. withdrawal, Theresa May’s embattled government has thrown a bone to rebellious lawmakers in both parties.
Der Tagesspiegel’s list, covering a period from 1993 to 2017, is a monument in print to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
The terrorist spree took 130 lives in a trauma that reshaped the balance between security and civil liberties in France.
A show in Brussels looks back at their projects, including some that never came off — like swathing skyscrapers in Manhattan.
New plays from Mike Bartlett and James Graham pose E.M. Forster’s newly urgent question of who inherits England
At times, the story of the seasteading movement seems to lapse into self-parody, but there are now companies, academics, architects and even a government working together on a prototype by 2020.
A German-Syrian artist has recreated a famous photograph of a barricade made of buses during the Syrian civil war.
A long-dormant plan for increased defense spending and cooperation has found new life after Brexit, terrorist attacks and Russian aggression.
Industrial emissions of greenhouse gases will likely rise in 2017 after a three-year plateau. It’s a sign that the world is still far from achieving its goals to limit global warming.
An area in Yorkshire topped a national survey, upsetting stereotypes that northern England is colder, poorer and less sophisticated than the south.
How overseas markets opened to a remote Nova Scotian factory, giving it an edge over competitors in Maine.
An exhibition celebrating the north of England and its residents’ influence on photography, fashion and art has opened in London.
Both teams earned scoreless draws in the second legs of their playoff series to earn spots in next summer’s tournament in Russia.
Informal talks continue amid public acrimony, but the precise roles of some of the participants are elusive. So is a breakthrough.
After President Trump’s announced withdrawal from the Paris accord, a number of national and local leaders have emerged as climate change champions.
In his first visit to Catalonia since taking control of the restive region, the Spanish prime minister urged Catalans to vote next month for a return to “normality.”
Her decision on the Remembrance Sunday duty was seen as a significant step in the monarchy’s transition to its next generation.
The Labirinto della Masone, in Parma, Italy, is a dream come true of the Italian publisher Franco Maria Ricci, who set out to build the largest labyrinth in the world.
Thousands gathered in Warsaw for the march, which far outdrew official events commemorating the country’s independence.
The $7 billion megaproject is the latest in a series of the type much beloved by President Vladimir V. Putin, broadcasting his claim to the Crimean peninsula and touting Russian engineering.
The career indoor records from this era do not quite match up with those of the best players earlier in the Open era, like John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl.
Thousands gathered for Armistice Day events around the world, honoring the millions who died in World War I and those who have died in wars since.