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  1. A Bitter Archaeological Feud Over an Ancient Vision of the Cosmos Science, Today

    The Nebra sky disk, which has been called the oldest known depiction of astronomical phenomena, is a “very emotional object.”

  2. Why Medical Tourism Is Drawing Patients, Even in a Pandemic Travel, Today

    The coronavirus pandemic has devastated medical tourism, but pent-up demand remains for affordable treatment in foreign lands.

  3. U.S. to Impose Sanctions on Ship Involved in Russian Gas Pipeline Foreign, Yesterday

    The sanctions are the first targeting the Nord Stream 2 undersea pipeline, which is to carry natural gas directly from Russia to Germany, whose government backs the project.

  4. Navalny Arrested on Return to Moscow Video, Yesterday

    After recovering from a near-fatal poisoning in Germany, the Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny returned to Moscow on Sunday and was detained at the airport.

  5. Covid Response Was a Global Series of Failures, W.H.O.-Established Panel Says Foreign, Yesterday

    An interim report is both a bleak recounting of deadly missteps and an early blueprint for repairs: “We have failed in our collective capacity.”

  6. Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France Foreign, Yesterday

    A wave of testimonies from people who say they were victims of incest has surfaced on Twitter after a scandal in which a prominent French intellectual was accused of abusing his teenage stepson.

  7. Incest Scandal Sets Off a New #MeToo Movement in France Foreign, Yesterday

    A wave of testimonies from people who say they were victims of incest has surfaced on Twitter after a scandal in which a prominent French intellectual was accused of abusing his teenage stepson.

  8. Europe Welcomes Biden, but Won’t Wait for Him Foreign, Yesterday

    The European Union is eager for “a political climate change” and cooperation, but if the new president is consumed with domestic problems, it won’t put its own agenda on hold.

  9. A Theater Serves as a Courthouse, Provoking Drama Offstage Culture, Yesterday

    Black artists and activists in Birmingham, England, say the city’s largest playhouse has sold out by leasing its auditoriums to the criminal justice system.

  10. The Mystery of the Painting Thieves Love Culture, Yesterday

    What is it about a Frans Hals painting housed at a tiny Dutch museum that has made it so popular with thieves, who have stolen it three times since 1988?

  11. For One British Industry, Brexit’s Red Tape Is Just Beginning Business, Yesterday

    Chemical companies, facing costly new regulations and extra tariffs, are looking to the continent.

  12. ¿Qué significa para las escuelas la nueva variante del coronavirus? en Español, Yesterday

    La variante del coronavirus descubierta en el Reino Unido se transmite más fácilmente entre los niños, igual que entre los adultos. Las medidas actuales deberían proteger a las escuelas, dijeron los expertos, pero solo si se aplican estrictamente.

  13. Russian Court Orders Aleksei Navalny Held for 30 Days Foreign, Yesterday

    Mr. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, was arrested at a Moscow airport after five months in Germany, recovering from a near-fatal poisoning.

  14. For One British Industry, Brexit’s Red Tape Is Just Beginning Business, Yesterday

    Chemical companies, facing costly new regulations and extra tariffs, are looking to the continent.

  15. True-Crime Podcast Puts Spotlight on Irish Coach Accused of Abuse Foreign, January 17

    The Irish police are investigating accusations that George Gibney, a former swim coach for Ireland now living in the United States, sexually abused two swimmers who came forward after hearing the podcast about him.

  16. Dutch Police Clash With Protesters Denouncing Lockdown Measures Foreign, January 17

    Police officers in riot gear used water cannons to disperse demonstrators in the center of Amsterdam opposed to government measures to contain the coronavirus.

  17. Nikolai Antoshkin, Who Helped Halt Chernobyl Disaster, Dies at 78 Foreign, January 17

    He survived radiation as commander of the operation that extinguished the Chernobyl nuclear plant fire. He died of the coronavirus.

  18. Cargo Ship Sinks Near Turkey, Leaving at Least 3 Dead, Officials Say Foreign, January 17

    Emergency workers saved half the 12-member crew after the vessel sank off the Black Sea coast, state media said, but bad weather hindered further rescue efforts.

  19. Navalny Arrested on Return to Moscow in Battle of Wills With Putin Foreign, January 17

    Aleksei Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, landed in Russia Sunday night five months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.

  20. How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief Culture, January 17

    Over nearly a decade, Jonathan Petropoulos met dozens of times with a man who helped the Nazis loot Jewish art collections, a complicated relationship he explores in “Göring’s Man in Paris.”

  21. Countries are bracing for the impact of more contagious virus variants. Foreign, January 16

    Alongside the variant discovered in Britain, at least three other troubling variants are spreading less widely: one identified in South Africa and two in Brazil.

  22. Germany’s Buchenwald Memorial Urges Visitors to Respect Graves Foreign, January 16

    After some visitors went sledding on graves at the former Nazi concentration camp, the foundation running the memorial stepped up security this week.

  23. A Step Toward a Post-Merkel World: Her Party Picks a New Leader — Again Foreign, January 16

    Armin Laschet, a close ally of Germany’s chancellor, hopes to succeed her when she steps down after fall elections. But that is far from certain.

  24. How British Scientists Found the More Infectious Coronavirus Variant Foreign, January 16

    Back in March, researchers decided to routinely record the genetic sequences of the virus they found, giving them a powerful tool for tracking mutations.

  25. Insurers Must Pay Businesses for Pandemic Claims, British Court Rules Business, January 15

    Hundreds of thousands of insured businesses will be paid for lost earnings after the coronavirus lockdowns forced them to close, ending a long-running battle with insurance companies.

  26. In Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, the Gifts of Simplicity Dining, January 15

    The role of everyday wines is often overlooked, but these Italian reds are excellent reminders of how important they can be.

  27. Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks Foreign, January 15

    Laila Anita Bertheussen was accused of vandalizing her own house and car and of sending threatening letters in an effort to blame a theater company for breaching her privacy.

  28. In Ireland, Lifting a Veil of Prejudice Against Mixed-Race Children Foreign, January 15

    The singer Jess Kavanagh is working to raise awareness about the experiences of mixed-race Irish people, particularly those born in the country’s infamous mother and baby homes.

  29. Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Military Rivalry With U.S. Foreign, January 15

    Washington withdrew from the treaty, which lets countries make reconnaissance flights over each other’s territory, last year. Moscow’s move could signal difficulties for the Biden administration.

  30. What Comes Next Podcasts, January 15

    It was a big news week. Here are three takeaways to offer some clarity amid the chaos.

  31. Merkel’s Party to Choose New Leader, and Possible Successor as Chancellor Foreign, January 15

    After nearly a year of jockeying, no clear front-runner has emerged to lead Germany’s Christian Democratic Union. Three men are vying for delegates’ votes this weekend.

  32. Government in Netherlands Resigns After Benefit Scandal Foreign, January 15

    A parliamentary report concluded that tax authorities unfairly targeted poor families over child care benefits. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet stepped down.

  33. Government in Netherlands Resigns After Benefit Scandal Foreign, January 15

    A parliamentary report concluded that tax authorities unfairly targeted poor families over child care benefits. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet stepped down.

  34. Hospitals in England Struggle in the Grip of the Virus Interactive, January 15

    The number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients in England has risen sharply in the last three weeks and now dwarfs the spring peak by 70 percent.

  35. Lockdown Was Our Breaking Point Styles, January 15

    We needed to marry for our relationship to survive. But “le confinement” was too much.

  36. Madrid Mayor Says Snowstorm Caused Nearly $2 Billion in Damage Foreign, January 14

    The storm, named Filomena, dropped more than a foot and a half of snow on the city and its surrounding areas.

  37. Helga Weyhe, Germany’s Oldest Bookseller, Dies at 98 Obits, January 14

    She died above the bookstore, founded in 1840, where she had worked since the waning months of World War II. She locked it up for the last time in December.

  38. What Does a More Contagious Virus Mean for Schools? Science, January 14

    The coronavirus variant discovered in Britain is more easily spread among children, as it is among adults. Current safeguards should protect schools, experts said, but only if strictly enforced.

  39. The U.K. bans travel from Latin America and Portugal, citing concern about a Brazilian variant. Foreign, January 14

  40. 5 Places to Visit From Your Couch Interactive, January 14

    Not sure what to do with yet another night at home? Explore the culture of another place, and maybe even pretend you're there.

  41. ‘Acasa, My Home’ Review: Civilization and Its Malcontents Weekend, January 14

    A family’s dispossession to make way for a nature park is the subject of this Romanian documentary.

  42. Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process Foreign, January 14

    A Norwegian group filed a complaint with regulators, saying Amazon had deliberately made it difficult to end memberships to its Prime service. Groups in Europe and the U.S. back the effort.

  43. A Raven Queen Vanishes, and Britain Checks a Prophecy Foreign, January 14

    One of the resident birds at the Tower of London is feared to have died. Legend says at least six must be kept there, or the nation will fall.

  44. Siegfried Fischbacher, Magician of Siegfried & Roy, Dies at 81 Express, January 14

    Mr. Fischbacher’s partner, Roy Horn, died last May of complications of Covid-19. “There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy without Siegfried,” Mr. Fischbacher said at the time.

  45. Many Migrants Still Stranded in Bosnia as Freezing Cold Sets In Foreign, January 14

    Local authorities have refused to reopen an E.U.-funded housing facility for the migrants, bringing criticism that Bosnia has failed to provide basic humanitarian assistance required by international law.

  46. Italy’s Government Enters a Crisis in Middle of Pandemic Foreign, January 13

    The wobbly coalition between unpopular populists and the center-left establishment risked implosion amid power struggles and ideological disputes over E.U. funds.

  47. Another French Intellectual Falls After Comments on Abuse Accusations Foreign, January 13

    A leading television network fired Alain Finkielkraut, a prominent intellectual, after he spoke about the case of Olivier Duhamel, who was recently accused of abusing his stepson.

  48. European Populists Who Looked to Trump Now Look Away Foreign, January 13

    The riot at the U.S. Capitol and bogus claims of election fraud have led former allies of President Trump to distance themselves.

  49. ‘Unacceptable’ Food Packages for Poorer Children Prompt Outcry in U.K. Foreign, January 13

    Photos of the packages, which critics called meager and overpriced, circulated widely on social media, prompting the government to reinstate vouchers for parents to buy food, themselves.

  50. European Populists Who Looked to Trump Now Look Away Foreign, January 13

    The riot at the U.S. Capitol and bogus claims of election fraud have led former allies of President Trump to distance themselves.

  51. Italy Starts Largest Mob Trial in Decades Foreign, January 13

    Prosecutors in the southern region of Calabria opened a trial of 325 defendants linked to the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate accused of murder, corruption, drug trafficking and other crimes.

  52. House Hunting in Estonia: A 19th-Century Manor With Modern Style Real Estate, January 13

    The pandemic dealt a blow to Estonia’s housing market, but recent data suggests there are still smart investments to be made there.

  53. El jardín de los placeres de Calígula, desenterrado y restaurado en Español, January 13

    Los arqueólogos han recuperado y ahora exhiben las reliquias del refugio favorito del tirano más infame de la antigua Roma.

  54. For Some Scottish Seafood Businesses, Brexit Could Be a Death Knell Foreign, January 13

    Daunting new paperwork could cause border delays that would ruin entire shipments — and their businesses.

  55. Estonia’s Prime Minister Steps Down Under a Cloud Foreign, January 13

    The resignation of Juri Ratas in a scandal involving pandemic relief loans is an unusual hiccup in a buttoned-down country.

  56. How 8 Countries Have Tried to Keep Artists Afloat Arts & Leisure, January 13

    Governments around the world have tried to support the arts during the pandemic, some more generously than others.

  57. Lack of Tiny Parts Disrupts Auto Factories Worldwide Business, January 13

    Carmakers can’t buy the semiconductors they need because home electronics are taking all the supply.

  58. Aleksei Navalny Says He’ll Return to Russia on Sunday Foreign, January 13

    The opposition leader has been recovering in Germany from a poisoning attack widely attributed to the Russian state.

  59. Ronnie Brunswijk fue guerrillero, narcotraficante y magnate del oro. Ahora quiere transformar Surinam en Español, January 13

    El vicepresidente del diminuto país ha sido muchas cosas. Ahora quiere ser conocido como el hombre que repartirá equitativamente la nueva riqueza petrolera del país.

  60. With Hospitals Nearly Overwhelmed, Britain Faces Harder Days Foreign, January 12

    As a more contagious variant of the coronavirus tears through the country, and as people resist new restrictions, hospitals are struggling to cope with a surge in patients.

  61. Angst in Senegal After Its ‘Best Student’ Goes Missing in Paris Foreign, January 12

    Diary Sow, a 20-year-old enrolled in an elite French school, had won top academic prizes in Senegal, where many take pride in her success and now worry about her disappearance.

  62. Angst in Senegal After Its ‘Best Student’ Goes Missing in Paris Foreign, January 12

    Diary Sow, a 20-year-old enrolled in an elite French school, had won top academic prizes in Senegal, where many take pride in her success and now worry about her disappearance.

  63. Vaccine Skepticism Helped Put Them in Power. Can They Inoculate Italy? Foreign, January 12

    The Five Star Movement’s long history of sowing doubt about vaccines may have made Italy’s mass inoculation program that much harder. The irony is not lost on Italians.

  64. A Ham Sandwich Is Contraband in the Brave New Post-Brexit World Foreign, January 12

    Dutch officials seized packed lunches from truck drivers entering the European Union from Britain under import rules that came into effect at the start of this year.

  65. Report Gives Glimpse Into Horrors of Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Foreign, January 12

    A government commission found high death rates, unethical vaccine trials and traumatic living conditions at 18 homes that housed unwed mothers up until the 1990s.

  66. Sally Rooney to Publish ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’ Culture, January 12

    The novel, which follows four young people in Ireland, is part of a two-book deal for the best-selling author of “Normal People” and “Conversations With Friends.”

  67. ‘Hombres, los odio’: el libro feminista que causa revuelo en Francia en Español, January 12

    Pauline Harmange se está adaptando al éxito y la reacción de su primer libro, uno de los pocos títulos de Francia que sugieren un enfoque más franco del sexismo y la violencia de género.

  68. Caligula’s Garden of Delights, Unearthed and Restored Science, January 12

    Relics from the favorite hideaway of ancient Rome’s most infamous tyrant have been recovered and put on display by archaeologists.

  69. On Factory Floors, a Chime and Flashing Light to Maintain Distance Business, January 12

    Businesses like Henkel, a big German chemical company, are trying wearable sensors to prevent virus outbreaks among workers.

  70. A Bereaved Daughter Delves Into Her Mother’s Secrets Book Review, January 12

    Justine Cowan discovered that her mother, an exacting Bay Area grande dame, had grown up in a bleak institution for “foundlings.”

  71. Trump Has Made America a Laughingstock Op Ed, January 12

    Last week’s events showcased not only a crisis of U.S. democracy, but also a crisis of U.S. power.

  72. The Tea’s the Thing Dining, January 11

    A new tea blend from Harney & Sons raises money for Shakespeare’s Globe in London.

  73. Madrid Struggles With Heaviest Snowfall in 50 Years Video, January 11

    Madrid was blanketed with the heaviest snowfall in five decades after Storm Filomena covered the city and surrounding areas in Spain with more than a foot and a half of snow.

  74. Group Takes Legal Action Over Lack of Abortion Services in Northern Ireland Foreign, January 11

    A human rights group says the government’s inaction has left a health care void in a country where the procedure was legalized in 2019, but remains largely unavailable.

  75. Madrid Is Buried Under Heaviest Snowfall in 50 Years Foreign, January 11

    At least three people have died after Storm Filomena wreaked havoc across Spain and blanketed the capital in more than a foot and a half of snow, paralyzing it for days.

  76. Corruption Trial of French-Israeli Tycoon Begins in Switzerland Foreign, January 11

    Swiss prosecutors have accused the billionaire Beny Steinmetz of securing lucrative mining deals in the West African country of Guinea with bribes. Mr. Steinmetz has denied the charges.

  77. For British Drill Stars, the Police Are Listening Closely Culture, January 11

    Recent court rulings require officers to keep watch over artists’ rap lyrics, which prosecutors say celebrate gangs and violent crimes.

  78. Pope Formalizes Women’s Roles, but Priesthood Stays Out of Reach Foreign, January 11

    Pope Francis has amended the Catholic Church laws so that women may be Bible readers at Mass, serve at the altar and distribute communion — practices already common in many countries.

  79. El coronavirus muta y el mundo otra vez no sabe cómo responder en Español, January 11

    Siguiendo una pista sudafricana se han identificado mutaciones del virus en todo el planeta en un momento en que los casos aumentan rápidamente.

  80. El coronavirus muta y el mundo otra vez no sabe cómo responder en Español, January 11

    Siguiendo una pista sudafricana se han identificado mutaciones del virus en todo el planeta en un momento en que los casos aumentan rápidamente.

  81. A Pandemic Update: The Variant and the Vaccine Rollout Podcasts, January 11

    With the coronavirus at a peak in the United States, we look at the latest in the fight against the disease.

  82. Vacunación en Europa: la distribución tropieza y los confinamientos se extienden en Español, January 11

    Los programas de muchos países se han visto obstaculizados por la lentitud de las burocracias, la falta de enfermeros y la escasez del equipo indispensable.

  83. Catch a Fish in Paris. Post on Social Media. Release. Foreign, January 11

    A new, younger generation of fishers is taking over the banks of the Seine, transforming a centuries-old tradition into an underground culture.

  84. À Paris, on pêche, on poste, et on relâche World, January 11

    Une nouvelle génération de pêcheurs s’empare des berges de la Seine et une tradition centenaire se mue en véritable culture underground.

  85. The Art of the Lie? The Bigger the Better Foreign, January 10

    Lying as a political tool is hardly new. But a readiness, even enthusiasm, to be deceived has become a driving force in politics around the world, most recently in the United States.

  86. With Trump Presidency Winding Down, Push for Assange Pardon Ramps Up Washington, January 10

    Supporters of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have enlisted a lobbyist with connections to the president and filed a clemency petition with the White House.

  87. Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election Foreign, January 10

    In a country where presidents’ tenures often end with violent upheavals, Sadyr Japarov emerged victorious in a snap election set off by an uprising last fall.

  88. Populist, Prisoner, President: A Convicted Kidnapper Wins Kyrgyzstan Election Foreign, January 10

    In a country where presidents’ tenures often end with violent upheavals, Sadyr Japarov emerged victorious in a snap election set off by an uprising last fall.

  89. Un golpe aplastante a la dañada imagen democrática de Estados Unidos en Español, January 10

    La escena de una turba que intentaba interrumpir la transición pacífica del poder en Washington también representaba una amenaza para todas las democracias.

  90. Una madre y su hijo protagonizan la demanda de divorcio más cara del Reino Unido en Español, January 10

    Tatiana Akhmedova intenta recuperar parte de una sentencia de 615 millones de dólares adeudada por su exmarido. Ella alega que el hijo de la pareja ha estado protegiendo los bienes de su padre.

  91. Pope Calls Coronavirus Vaccinations an Ethical Obligation Foreign, January 9

    Saying he will be vaccinated himself next week, Francis described the refusal to get the vaccine as suicidal.

  92. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip receive vaccinations in Britain. Foreign, January 9

    Queen Elizabeth, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, were vaccinated at Windsor Castle, but it remains unclear which vaccine they received.

  93. Joy for Brexit, and Mourning Letters, January 9

    “Britain has shrugged off the yoke of the E.U.,” one reader exults. “Britain truly cut off its nose to spite its face,” another writes.

  94. Ireland sees growing evidence that one virus variant is spreading, but says it has contained another. World, January 9

  95. Memorial to Massacre Victims in Norway Divides Traumatized Community Foreign, January 9

    A decade after 69 people were killed by a right-wing gunman at a youth camp, the construction of a memorial is at the center of a lawsuit.

  96. With New Law, Sweden Gains Power to Impose Coronavirus Restrictions Foreign, January 9

    Parliament has approved an emergency law allowing the government to place limits on public places, fine individuals and order businesses to close down.

  97. In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health Foreign, January 9

    Blocked from obtaining vaccines from the United States, its putative ally, and taunted in Russian propaganda, Ukraine turned to China.

  98. As Coronavirus Mutates, the World Stumbles Again to Respond Foreign, January 9

    A South African tip led to the discovery of mutations around the world. With infections skyrocketing, “it’s a race against time.”

  99. Sin turismo, la vida en un poblado de la Toscana retrocede en el tiempo en Español, January 9

    El fuerte declive en la afluencia de visitantes desde el inicio de la pandemia presionó a esta pequeña comunidad, ubicada en las colinas de Chianti, a aferrarse a lo esencial: la farmacia, la tienda de alimentos y la agricultura.

  100. No le echemos la culpa a la polarización en Español, January 9

    El asalto al Congreso de Estados Unidos revela los males del sectarismo y fanatismo, que acechan a todos los países, de Venezuela a España. Se señala a la polarización como la causa, pero el problema es otro.

  101. A Week Into Full Brexit, the Pain for U.K. Businesses Has Arrived Business, January 9

    As Britain adjusts to life outside of the European Union, businesses are contending with delays, service cancellations and piles of paperwork.

  102. Why I Got the Russian Vaccine Foreign, January 8

    A New York Times reporter juggled fears engendered by the politicized rollout of the Sputnik V vaccine with the urge to gain protection from the deadly virus.

  103. Far-Right Protesters Stormed Germany’s Parliament. What Can America Learn? Op Ed, January 8

    It might be time to crack down, rather than reach out.

  104. Amid the Rampage at the U.S. Capitol, a Sweatshirt Stirs Troubling Memories Foreign, January 8

    For those who survived the Nazi death camp, pictures of a man wearing a “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt were painful.

  105. ‘A Dark Day for America’: Views From Abroad Letters, January 8

    Readers from Canada, Europe and Australia react to the storming of the Capitol. “The anti-democratic actions of President Trump over the last four weeks have made the whole world hold its breath,” one writes.

  106. E.U. Secures 300 Million Additional Doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Video, January 8

    Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, announced on Friday that it has secured additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, enough vaccines to inoculate 80 percent of the bloc’s population.

  107. In Amsterdam, Getting High at Coffee Shops May Soon Be for Locals Only Foreign, January 8

    The Dutch city, in an effort to crack down on growing numbers of low-budget “drug tourists” and organized crime, plans to forbid the sale of marijuana to foreigners in its famed coffee shops.

  108. Side Hustles and Handouts: A Tough Year Ahead for U.K. Theater Workers Culture, January 8

    With playhouses closed for the next few months, actors and backstage crews are looking for new ways to make ends meet.

  109. Guerrilla Leader, Drug Baron, Gold Magnate … and Now Social Reformer? Foreign, January 8

    Suriname’s vice president, Ronnie Brunswijk, has been many things. Now, he wants to be known as the man who will spread the country’s newfound oil wealth equitably.

  110. The Pandemic Helped Reverse Italy’s Brain Drain. But Can It Last? Foreign, January 8

    Many young Italians who left for opportunities abroad are now working remotely from Italy. The government has welcomed them, but experts say the economic benefits will be fleeting.

  111. In Washington Riot, Echoes of Post-Soviet Uprisings Foreign, January 7

    In Moscow in 1993, Eastern Ukraine in 2014, and now the U.S. Capitol, there have been a similar dress code and display of banners backing seemingly lost causes.

  112. In Washington Riot, Echoes of Post-Soviet Uprisings Foreign, January 7

    In Moscow in 1993, Eastern Ukraine in 2014, and now the U.S. Capitol, there have been a similar dress code and display of banners backing seemingly lost causes.

  113. The Leftovers Route to Dog Domestication Science, January 7

    If ancient hunters ate the juicy fat parts of their prey and gave wolves the lean meat, it could have been the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

  114. A Shattering Blow to America’s Troubled Democratic Image Foreign, January 7

    The mob in Washington attempting to disrupt the peaceful transition of American power also posed a threat to all democracies.

  115. Fans of H.G. Wells Cry Foul Over Errors in Commemorative Coin Express, January 7

    The two-pound coin from the Royal Mint features imagery from Wells’s books. But fans observed that the writer’s Martian tripods have three legs instead of four.

  116. Merkel and Johnson Blame Trump for Riot, but Europe Also Expresses Hope Foreign, January 7

    As America’s European allies digested events that rocked Washington, many expressed faith in the strength of U.S. democracy to prevail.

  117. Child Welfare Agency Cuts Ties to Professor Over Pedophile Studies Metro, January 7

    The New York City Administration for Children’s Services will no longer work with Theo Sandfort, a professor who headed a separate study on L.G.B.T.Q. youth in foster care.

  118. This Time, He Stars In His Own Story Weekend, January 7

    Gabriel Byrne, known for his contemplative performances in “The Usual Suspects” and “In Treatment,” contends with his unlikely path to acting in his memoir, “Walking With Ghosts.”

  119. America’s Friends and Foes Express Horror as Capitol Attack ‘Shakes the World’ Foreign, January 6

    Global leaders watched live as a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, and many saw it as a warning to global democracies, placing the blame squarely on President Trump.

  120. As Britain Enters a Crisis Period, a Reprieve of Sorts for Johnson Foreign, January 6

    The public health threat of the new coronavirus variant has stilled the British prime minister’s critics and offered a chance to redeem past failures.

  121. Former Goldman Banker and Political Donor to Be Named BBC Chairman Business, January 6

    Richard Sharp will step into a role that requires a politician’s touch as the broadcaster faces threats to its funding from the governing Conservative Party.

  122. As Britain Enters a Crisis Period, a Reprieve of Sorts for Johnson World, January 6

    The public health threat of the new coronavirus variant has stilled the British prime minister’s critics and offered a chance to redeem past failures.

  123. As Britain Enters a Crisis Period, a Reprieve of Sorts for Johnson Foreign, January 6

    The public health threat of the new coronavirus variant has stilled the British prime minister’s critics and offered a chance to redeem past failures.

  124. The Former Youth TV Star on a Mission to Transform the BBC Culture, January 6

    June Sarpong has been a familiar face on British screens for two decades. Now, she’s in charge of bringing greater diversity to the country’s public broadcaster.

  125. Albert Roux, Chef Who Brought French Cuisine to London, Dies at 85 Obits, January 6

    Mr. Roux and his brother, Michel, opened Le Gavroche in the late 1960s, raising the level of fine dining in the city and offering a training ground for some of the restaurant industry’s future stars.

  126. Will the Sudden E.U.-China Deal Damage Relations With Biden? Foreign, January 6

    Pushed by German Chancellor Merkel of Germany near the end of her tenure, the trade deal may complicate agreement on an effective trans-Atlantic policy toward China.

  127. House Hunting in France: A Soaring Paris Loft With Gustave Eiffel Ceilings Real Estate, January 6

    As nervous sellers pull their homes off the market in Paris, sales are slowing. But eager buyers are keeping prices afloat.

  128. Bathed in Natural Light in Paris Slideshow, January 6

    This renovated industrial loft in the Charonne Quarter of Paris, with a soaring glass roof by Gustave Eiffel, is on the market for $2.4 million.

  129. ‘La nouvelle année est déjà une tragédie’: le monde attend toujours un retour à la normale. World, January 6

    À travers le monde, ceux qui espéraient que 2021 permettrait de tourner la page sur une année d’horreur prennent conscience que le plus dur est peut-être encore à venir.

  130. Julian Assange Is Denied Bail by U.K. Judge Foreign, January 6

    The decision came two days after the judge blocked the extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, citing risks of suicide.

  131. From the Music Hall to Ballet Royalty: A British Tale Arts & Leisure, January 6

    The history of the Royal Academy of Dance, outlined at an exhibition in London, is synonymous with the history of ballet in Britain.

  132. ‘I Will Get Up’: A Hard New Year Greets a World in Waiting Foreign, January 6

    Around the globe, people who held on in hopes that 2021 would banish a year of horror are struggling with the reality that the hardest challenges may lie ahead.

  133. ‘El Año Nuevo ya es una tragedia’: el mundo en pausa todavía no retoma la normalidad en Español, January 6

    Alrededor del planeta, la gente que tenía la esperanza de que el 2021 desterrara el horror del año pasado enfrentan la realidad de que tal vez los desafíos más arduos están por venir.

  134. Paris by Bike Op Ed, January 6

    Pedaling across the Seine on a sunny day is a peak experience. How did the City of Light become a city of cycles?

  135. Merkel Extends Coronavirus Lockdown in Germany Video, January 5

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany announced on Tuesday that the country would extend the nationwide lockdown until the end of January amid the surge of coronavirus cases and the fear that the more contagious variant of the virus could spread.

  136. Prominent French Intellectual Falls to Accusations of Incest Foreign, January 5

    Olivier Duhamel, TV commentator and luminary of Sciences Po University, quits in a scandal involving the French literary and political elite.

  137. Rumored Trump Trip to Scottish Golf Course Ruled Out of Bounds Foreign, January 5

    Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has shot down a supposed plan for the president to pass the Biden inauguration at his Turnberry links.

  138. Vaccine Rollouts in Europe Are Off to a Shaky Start, Even as Lockdowns Expand Foreign, January 5

    Programs in many countries have been hampered by slow-moving bureaucracies, a lack of nurses and shortages of vital equipment.

  139. It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War Business, January 5

    Tatiana Akhmedova is trying to recoup part of a $615 million judgment owed by her ex-husband by suing her elder child, who she says has been shielding his father’s assets.

  140. Art World Sets Plans for 2021 Fairs (in Pencil) Culture, January 5

    Exhibitors and collectors are looking cautiously forward in the coming year, knowing that their schedules will be at the mercy of the coronavirus.

  141. Los problemas de distribución de la vacuna impulsan la búsqueda de soluciones novedosas en Español, January 5

    ¿Deben retrasarse las segundas dosis? ¿Los adultos deberían recibir medias dosis? Los científicos reflexionan sobre diversos métodos para lograr que más personas reciban las vacunas.

  142. Echoes of Another Pandemic: How The Times Covered the 1918 Flu Summary, January 5

    The influenza outbreak killed more than 20,000 New Yorkers and 675,000 Americans. It might have dominated the news, if not for World War I.

  143. The Man Who Turned Credit-Card Points Into an Empire Magazine, January 5

    Brian Kelly, The Points Guy, has created an empire dedicated to maximizing credit-card rewards and airline miles. What are they worth in a global pandemic — and why are they worth anything at all?

  144. Gerry Marsden, a Hitmaker With the Pacemakers, Dies at 78 Obits, January 4

    For a time in the early ’60s, with songs like“Ferry Cross the Mersey,” “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” the Pacemakers rivaled the Beatles.

  145. Britain Re-enters Sweeping Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages Foreign, January 4

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson closed schools and declared a national lockdown in England, following on the heels of Scotland.

  146. It’s Back to Lockdown for Britain as Cases Soar Video, January 4

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing Britons on Monday.

  147. Scotland Will Go Into Lockdown After Coronavirus Variant Spread Video, January 4

    Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, announced on Monday that the country will go back into lockdown until the end of January due to the increase of coronavirus cases from a newly discovered variant.

  148. Britain Braces for a Dark Winter as Covid Variant Spreads Foreign, January 4

    Scotland has declared a national lockdown and, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the nation Monday night, England may soon follow.

  149. Britain Re-Enters Lockdown as Virus Variant Rages World, January 4

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson closes schools and declares a national lockdown in England, following on the heels of Scotland.

  150. Trump’s Call Leaves Allies Fearful for American Democracy Foreign, January 4

    Many now take the president’s disregard for democratic and ethical norms for granted, but also fear its effect on America’s standing in the world.