If Macron wins, can he be a 21st-century Napoleon?
The call for donations to buy a sailboat for the Tate group’s departing director angered employees and highlighted concern over widening inequality in Britain.
Art with a political edge, or at least a heightened awareness of this moment, is starting to make an impact at commercial galleries in the British capital.
Out of 18,000 failed asylum seekers in the country, 12,500 have gone underground, according to the Swedish Border Police.
Jean-François Jalkh was forced to step down as interim leader of the far-right National Front, the party of the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.
Even the smallest changes in a team’s crest can cause rifts with fans, which often multiply when shared on social media.
This stage version of the 1950 film, which will be adapted and directed by Ivo van Hove, is planned for the West End in spring 2018.
As their nation prepares to host next year’s World Cup, hard-core fans — in top fighting shape from organized brawls and mixed-martial-arts training — are facing a crackdown.
Photos by The New York Times and by photographers from around the world.
We interviewed refugees via 360-degree video inside their new bedrooms, living rooms and kitchens to explore the meaning of this most precious commodity.
The Ibrahim sisters, who came to Weimar without husbands, fathers or brothers, face an extra layer of challenges in adapting to German social customs.
Refugees and the Germans trying to help them resettle struggle through debates over homosexuality, volunteer fatigue and the complexities of language and bureaucracy.
As refugees poured in, Weimar residents defended their cultural assumptions, reflected on history, questioned the economics and wondered about the future.
Germany settled the migrants with classic efficiency and astonishing speed. But on the person-to-person level where integration really happens, there were staggering cultural headwinds.
The Times spent months with several Syrian refugee families as they navigated integration into Weimar, Germany. In 360, step inside the home of Sarah, a German, and Omar, a refugee, to see how they are adjusting.
The demonstrators, who threw chairs, wounded three other lawmakers and attacked journalists, were protesting the election of a new speaker.
The draft legislation agreed on in the lower house of Parliament aims to prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing full-face veils at work.
At a rally in Nice the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen depicted her centrist opponent, Emmanuel Macron, as an unpatriotic out-of-touch banker.
Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.
The sweetness and the German on the label may present obstacles, but these wines are too thrilling and versatile to ignore.
Conventional wisdom about this sparkling red may pose an obstacle, but drinking the wine will revise many opinions.
Three members of Parliament and a former lawmaker are said to have abused their diplomatic privileges to help people travel to the United Kingdom.
The 27-year-old was charged with planning a terrorist attack, rekindling anxiety about the deadly assault on March 22 that was also near Parliament.
The chancellor said that Britain must negotiate its departure from the European Union before discussing future relations.
Mark Bradford’s concern: How can he represent the United States when he no longer feels represented by his government?
The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.
If he wins the May runoff, Emmanuel Macron is likely to work to slim down one of the world’s fattest welfare states.
The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a “xenophobic background,” hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.
Jessica B. Harris’s soupe au pistou will take you from spring through summer, with your pot reflecting the bounty of the seasons.
The central bank’s Governing Council has become more optimistic about the eurozone economy, offering a hint at winding down stimulus measures.
For right-wing lawmakers who attack the European Union, a perch in Parliament can mean a lucrative sinecure, easy news media exposure and immunity from criminal prosecution at home.
Russia’s prosecutor general labeled the Open Russia group “undesirable,” effectively making it illegal for the body to operate inside Russia.
Ms. Le Pen and her rival in France’s presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, visited a factory separately and received starkly different welcomes.
In the biggest sweep since the referendum on presidential powers, those arrested were accused of being “secret imams” for the American-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
At a meeting of European lawmakers, Prime Minister Viktor Orban called the Hungarian-American financier “an open enemy of the euro.”
In Hungary and elsewhere, young people are refusing to remain silent.
Despite recent price declines, Swiss housing remains out of reach for many aspiring buyers, and restrictions on foreigners can be daunting.
Dans les campagnes françaises, et particulièrement dans les zones rurales de l’est et du centre, le patrimoine architectural est dépouillé par des spéculateurs et revendu, souvent à l’étranger.
Nazi Germany’s largest death camp is under construction in order to preserve the memory of the Holocaust.
The two nationalist politicians’ views have drifted apart as Mr. Trump moved to more conventional positions on NATO, the E.U. and the Middle East.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the far-left fourth-place finisher in France’s presidential vote, has refused to back Ms. Le Pen’s centrist opponent in the runoff, giving her an opportunity.
The author has prowled the streets of the Italian city for over 15 years, wondering the whole time why there are so few other people doing the same thing.
The legitimacy of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a referendum has been tainted by fraud accusations and by a series of erratic decisions by jurists on the electoral commission.
President François Hollande led a memorial ceremony. The two contenders to succeed him took a break from campaigning to attend.
The suspects, eight Moroccans and a Spaniard, were believed to have links with “an organized group associated with jihadi terrorism,” an official in Spain said.
Two female flight attendants who sued Aeroflot for age and sex discrimination were upbraided at a news conference by two men defending the airline.
Kurdish officials said that one Turkish airstrike mistakenly struck Kurdish pesh merga troops on Mount Sinjar in northwestern Iraq, killing at least five.
Experts urged caution because the statement was posted on a site used by terrorists in North Africa, not a normal venue for claims about attacks in Europe.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off a session with the German foreign minister on Tuesday after the minister met with a group opposed to the occupation of Palestinian territories.
Populism has been growing since the 1960s, and research suggests it’s not slowing down. Four recent elections show how this dynamic can play out.
The National Front’s popularity among young people in France has been on the rise, and a 25-year-old is trying to put a fresh face on a party associated with the uglier side of nationalism and Europe's far right.
A report by a cybersecurity firm has heightened concerns that Russia has turned its weapons on France in an effort to bolster Marine Le Pen’s candidacy.
A court in the British capital has ruled that a woman had every right to paint her house in candy-cane red and white, even if only to spite her neighbors.
The president’s daughter, on a stage with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, said her father was a champion of families. Some in the audience groaned.
If anyone is interested in why some gadgets have ended up on the garbage heap of product history, the Museum of Failure is the place to go.
So far, not a single rival party has called for its voters to support Ms. Le Pen in the runoff.
Attacks in the city and in Europe have led luxury properties to lower prices — and to add perks.
Far-right populism has not fully crystallized electorally in Europe, though the issues that have animated the movements are not going anywhere.
The leader of the far-right National Front condemned calls by mainstream party leaders to oppose her presidential bid and to support her rival, Emmanuel Macron.
Marine Le Pen’s second-place showing behind a defender of Europe shows that the dikes against nationalism are holding on the Continent.
Marine Le Pen has a plausible path to victory in France. Arrogance would be Macron’s worst enemy.
With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite.
The Kremlin denied the allegations that Russian hackers breached email accounts at Denmark’s Defense Ministry and Foreign Ministry in 2015 and 2016.
The French group’s sixth album, “Ti Amo,” is another volley of shimmery disco rock, with a hint of the darkness that has rattled Paris.
Readers worry about relying on polls, given what happened in November, and critique the French runoff system.
‘Chiltern Firehouse’ explains how André Balazs transformed a rundown building into a successful hotel and restaurant.
Central European University, founded in 1991, is threatened by a law that the right-wing government rushed through Parliament.
Ms. Le Pen’s advancement to France’s presidential runoff on May 7 is a political earthquake. But now other parties are unifying to stop her.
A budding Jewish community is rediscovering its history in Palermo, and working with the local diocese to open a synagogue in the Sicilian capital.
Despite events in France, the right has dominated politics in countries all over the world.
“My God, my kid needs to go here”: In Hamburg, Germany, a professional soccer stadium is also home to an early-education program.
Portraying marriages under siege, Nina Raine’s blistering “Consent” and Edward Albee’s “The Goat” aim to shake up audiences.
A centrist novice is likely to defeat the right-wing candidate. Yet France will remain divided.
Detailed maps show sharp differences between the bases of support for Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron.
The bank will try to reassure shareholders that it changed its ways, and the Commerce Department will release its estimate for first-quarter growth.
Two other civilian monitors with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe were injured when their patrol vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk.
Mr. Macron, a political novice, and Ms. Le Pen, a far-right firebrand, will advance to a runoff vote next month after voters rejected the mainstream parties.
Emmanuel Macron, the centrist independent, and Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front, appear poised to make it into the May 7 runoff.
France voted in the first round of presidential elections, with Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advancing to the second round. Our journalists weighed in with live analysis.
The presidential election on Sunday is one of the most consequential in recent times — not just for France, but for Europe — and one of the most unpredictable, too.
The French presidential election is taking place in the shadow of a recent attack. Research shows that the effect of terrorism on voting is profound but complex.
With his understanding of the web, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has extended the reach of his message and drawn the support of a new generation of online commentators.
Turkish denials have long rested on the lack of documentary evidence. But a researcher says he has found a crucial telegram about the World War I-era atrocity.
Hischier, 18, who starred at the under-20 world junior hockey championship, is poised to become the highest Swiss-born player selected in the June draft.
The Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English.
A woman with dementia has been ordered to leave her family and return to her native country, reflecting Europe’s growing anti-immigrant sentiment.
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A jittery nation faces a nail-biter of a presidential campaign and yet another terrorist attack.
The Trump administration appears to have little appetite for another European economic relief project. And calls are growing for Europe to help.
The French election is the latest European vote in which a far-right party has a shot at gaining power, though a win has yet to materialize.
French voters were supposed to be rational. Could they still send two radicals to the runoff?
The far-right leader Marine Le Pen seized on the brazen assault, but she was not the only presidential candidate who stood to gain ground before voting on Sunday.
For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, Britain went 24 hours without using coal to generate electricity, and expects to end all such use by 2025.
The examination, to consider whether the Murdoch family would gain too much control over Britain’s media landscape, was delayed until after the June elections.
Officer Jugelé was gunned down Thursday evening on the Champs-Élysées, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. He joined the city force in 2010.
Using classic K.G.B. tactics, security officers lured gay men into traps and tortured them into giving up the identities of others like them.
Months of campaigning culminate in the first round of the French presidential election on April 23. In 360, join the campaign rallies of five of the candidates.
Ms. Rice wrote that she loved the Globe, but that she has learned not “to allow myself to be excluded from the rooms where decisions are made.”
Emma Morano’s singular achievement in life may have been perseverance. She lived for 117 years, crediting her longevity to raw eggs and her lack of a husband. She died on April 15.
A German-Russian man has been charged with carrying out the bombing, which has been attributed at various times to Islamist extremists and political groups.
Two events in Belgium stand out in the world’s overcrowded art scene, luring the country’s discerning collectors: Independent Brussels and Art Brussels
Prime Minister Theresa May was right to call for a snap election to solidify support during negotiations for a break with the European Union.
Support for Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s constitutional referendum reveals a group’s alienation and lack of understanding of history.
How can we be so scared Marine Le Pen might become president and yet so certain that she won’t?
Comment peut-on être si inquiet que Marine Le Pen ne devienne présidente tout en niant l’éventualité même de sa victoire?
Presidential candidates in France expressed solidarity with the police after a shooting in Paris left the gunman and a police officer dead and others wounded.
Critics of “The Ottoman Lieutenant” say it was aimed at undercutting another film, “The Promise,” by falsely painting the Armenian genocide as two-sided.
A question of “who is French” may be a source of the rising far-right populism the country is experiencing.
The police shut down the Champs-Élysées after a shootout between officers and an attacker days before France holds the first round of its presidential election.
After recent electoral upheavals, including the victory of Donald J. Trump and the vote for “Brexit,” the world is waiting to see which way the French will lean.
The first votes will be cast on Sunday. Here’s how we have covered the issues and the candidates in a tight, unpredictable and complex race.
At a news conference Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, President Trump said he would not give the military a direct role in stabilizing war-ravaged Libya.
Rudolph W. Giuliani, who is negotiating in the case of Reza Zarrab, a Turkish gold trader, said he was seeking a resolution that would promote national security interests.
The New York Times film critics review “Unforgettable,” “The Promise” and “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki."
Slipping in polls before the first round of a presidential election, the leader of the far-right National Front vowed to clamp down on foreigners, thrilling her base.
The pacifist denomination said it would appeal the ruling, which puts it on the same footing as Islamic State militants.
The Russian Institute for Strategic Studies in Moscow says it prepares analytical materials for the country’s leading government agencies. Kremlin opponents say otherwise.
Some dismiss Jean-Luc Mélenchon as a far-left populist. But his proposals would benefit the French economy.
Le premier tour à lieu dimanche. Voici comment nous avons couvert les campagnes des candidats et les sujets qui forgent les choix des Français.
Emmanuel Macron has no political party to speak of and has never held elected office, but he is one of the front-runners in Sunday’s election.
When two galleries and two heirs collaborate, the stars align. A visitor can experience two artists’ works separately but in sync, as they were created.
The story behind one of the chef’s most memorable dishes.
Le “petit” candidat du Nouveau Parti Anticapitaliste n’hésite pas à attaquer de front l’élite politique française. Nombreux sont ceux qui l’ont salué comme le vainqueur du débat présidentiel au début du mois.
The tea lady, once a fixture at British soccer clubs, endures mostly as a mythical image from a simpler time. Only a few remain, and not all are ladies.
The former Fox News host, on vacation in Italy for the past week, sat in a V.I.P. section and shook hands with the pope.
As America prepared to go to war in the spring of 1917, German forces were in strategic retreat along the Western Front.
Britain will elect a new House of Commons on June 8, a vote that the prime minister hopes will strengthen her hand to negotiate a “Brexit.”
The police said the demonstrators were trying to “agitate people” against an expansion of presidential powers, a lawyer for one of the detainees said.
What Theresa May wants in June, she will get: a victory virtually unopposed.
A growing number of Shetlanders are being drawn to calls by a ‘nutter’ for more independence for their remote and scenic isles.
The comedy, starring Rory Kinnear, will begin the first season of the former National Theater director’s Bridge Theater.
A trip to Palermo meant getting to know the city — and a new friend — much better.
Unscrupulous leaders can manipulate the political environment, making it more likely that they will win future contests and gain false legitimacy.
It was summer in Granada, and I told myself I was in love. That wouldn’t last.
With only a small majority in Parliament at the start of two years of negotiations with the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May decided to go to the voters.
More than year after a panel of experts recommended an apology and compensation for Roma people sickened by lead poisoning in a United Nations camp, the victims are not optimistic.
The Turkish president has turned his claimed victory into political reality, but the vote’s legitimacy is still in doubt as observer groups list many concerns.
Gaia Pianigiani’s grandfather died under the same conditions as the subject of a front-page story that she wrote.
The interior minister said that bomb-making material and explosives had been found at an apartment in Marseille rented by two men known for their “radicalization.”
Support for keeping the United States in the landmark Paris climate deal of 2015 seems to be gaining traction, experts say.
New laws will keep migrants and refugees in vast camps surrounded by razor wire while their cases are decided. Even then, most will be rejected.
The prime minister had repeatedly ruled out a snap election but is now betting that her party can increase its majority.
President Erdogan barely won. He should take a lesson from that.
“The country is coming together, but Westminster is not,” Mrs. May said in an appearance outside the prime minister’s residence in London.
An Easter Monday rite in some villages has young men reciting poems to women, then dousing them with bucketfuls of water.
A phone call between the two leaders did not mention concerns that the referendum in Turkey would erode the country’s democratic institutions.
For the first time in more than a year, nine justices heard arguments at the Supreme Court on Monday. Adam Liptak discusses Day 1 for Neil Gorsuch.
A nation that for decades has served as a crucial bridge between Europe and the Muslim world will be in the hands of an erratic and vengeful man.
Moscow and its state-run news outlets are churning out fake and slanted reports to bolster favored politicians, just as in the U.S. last year, critics say.
For decades, the E.U. dangled the possibility of membership before an eager suitor in Ankara. The recent referendum is likely to cool the flirtation.