T/europe

  1. And Now for Brexit’s Second Act … Opinion, Today

    Are you enjoying the show?

  2. Russia Has a Case. As Does America. So Save the Nuclear Treaty. Opinion, Today

    Contention over the I.N.F. missile control treaty is complicated by suspicions on both sides that the other has broken its rules.

  3. Le choc culturel des Français au Québec : « On fume des clopes, ils fument du pot! » World, Today

    C’est par milliers que les Français viennent s’installer au Québec… pour découvrir qu’une langue commune n’est pas garante d’une culture commune.

  4. Russians, Feeling Poor and Protesting Garbage, Suffer Winter Blues World, Today

    A plurality in Russia say it is moving in the wrong direction, and support for President Vladimir V. Putin has dropped. What will that mean for Russian politics?

  5. Culture Shock for French in Quebec: ‘We Smoke Cigarettes, They Smoke Pot’ World, Today

    Thousands of French people are coming to live in Quebec and discovering that a common language doesn’t necessarily mean a common culture.

  6. Vatican’s Secret Rules for Catholic Priests Who Have Children World, Yesterday

    The Vatican confirmed, apparently for the first time, that it has general guidelines for what to do when clerics break celibacy vows and father children.

  7. Anti-Semitic Taunts by Yellow Vests Prompt French Soul-Searching World, Yesterday

    The insults hurled at Alain Finkielkraut, a prominent intellectual, crystallized a number of dark elements in a climate of public tension.

  8. Honda Confirms Plan to Leave Britain as Brexit Looms Business, Yesterday

    The Japanese automaker, which employs 3,500 at its Swindon, England, plant, is set to close the site by 2021.

  9. At the London Theater, a Fear of the Foreign and Familiar Theater, Yesterday

    Revivals of work by Pinter and Miller — and a play about an Englishman roped into an Italian horror movie — ponder mortal anxiety in the age of Brexit.

  10. Europe to Mike Pence: No, Thank You Opinion, Yesterday

    The Trump administration manages to turn Germans into Gaullists, ready to flirt with Russia and contemplate strategic independence.

  11. Vatican Hopes Meeting on Child Sex Abuse Will Be a Turning Point World, Yesterday

    Church leaders spoke of demanding accountability and transparency, but there have been similar calls in the past and change has been slow.

  12. Athens in Pieces: In Aristotle’s Garden Opinion, Yesterday

    It is unclear whether the Lyceum charged fees but, given its vast wealth, it probably didn’t need to. Sounds a little like Harvard, doesn’t it?

  13. A 20-0 Soccer Game in Italy Was Men Against Boys Sports, Yesterday

    Cuneo 20, Pro Piacenza 0. It didn’t help that Pro Piacenza had only seven players.

  14. Facebook Targeted in Scathing Report by British Parliament Business, Yesterday

    New government regulation of Silicon Valley is needed, a parliamentary committee concluded after an 18-month investigation.

  15. 7 Labour Lawmakers Resign in U.K., in Rebuke of Jeremy Corbyn World, Yesterday

    The decision reflects the strains that Brexit has placed on a political system dominated by two main parties, each plagued by schisms.

  16. Becoming Greta: ‘Invisible Girl’ to Global Climate Activist, With Bumps Along the Way Climate, Yesterday

    A Swedish girl’s solitary act of civil disobedience has turned her into a symbol for climate action. But her path hasn’t been easy.

  17. The Disappearing Chimney Sweeps of Paris Lens, Yesterday

    With the romanticized but dangerous and dirty trade languishing, Pete Hawk captured chimney sweeps at work, toiling above treetops in the City of Light.

  18. What’s the Plan for Brexit? There Is No Plan Opinion, February 17

    It may be time to stop the doomsday clock and start over.

  19. Poland and Israel Try to Improve Ties, but History Intrudes World, February 17

    Israel’s prime minister is trying to turn strange bedfellows into staunch allies, but the past keeps creeping up to derail things.

  20. For Wall Street Banks in London, It’s Moving Time Business, February 17

    One thing is clear about the legacy of Brexit: Financial services will be spread across Europe, with no one city again dominating the financial arena as London has.

  21. In Praise of German Drivers Opinion, February 17

    A reader who has lived in both Germany and the U.S. prefers the autobahns with no speed limits but with careful drivers over the riskier behavior of Americans at the wheel.

  22. In Center of Catholicism, New Mormon Temple Invites Curious Romans for a Look World, February 17

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opening an enormous temple in Rome, and intrigued Italians are taking the opportunity to glimpse inside.

  23. Rift Between Trump and Europe Is Now Open and Angry World, February 17

    Europeans pushed back against the Trump administration’s unilateralism at the Munich Security Conference, signaling a shift that is likely to be exploited by Russia and China.

  24. Teenager Who Joined ISIS and Wants to Return to U.K. Gives Birth in Syria World, February 17

    Shamima Begum, 19, had expressed little regret for joining the terrorist group but wanted to return home to protect the health of her child. Her son was born in a refugee camp.

  25. Russian Flag Flies on Cathedral in English Town Where Ex-Spy Was Poisoned World, February 17

    The stunt came two weeks before the anniversary of a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England.

  26. Karl Marx’s Tomb in London Is Splashed With Red Paint World, February 17

    It was the second time in less than two weeks that the memorial in Highgate Cemetery was defaced. Vandals previously took a hammer to the marble slab.

  27. ‘The Hooligans Were the Club’ Sports, February 17

    The near-collapse of the Polish soccer team Wisla Krakow involved hooligan owners, unpaid bills, police raids and a mysterious savior who arrived with promises but no money. Can one of Poland's greatest players now save the day?

  28. For Mikaela Shiffrin, a Triumph That Leaves Skiing, and Her, Breathless Sports, February 16

    Shiffrin, battling a lung infection, made a spectacular second run in the slalom to become the first Alpine skier — male or female — to win the same event at four straight world championships.

  29. The Week in Business: Amazon Breaks Up With New York, and Warren Buffett Takes Stock Business, February 16

    Plus, tax season brings bad news, and the Fed offers more clues about its change of heart.

  30. Among European Allies, Americans Offer Competing Visions World, February 16

    Remarks by the current vice president and his predecessor defined the dramatic change in American foreign policy that has unnerved traditional allies.

  31. Albania Protesters Clash With Police at Rally Called by Opposition World, February 16

    Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets on Saturday at an anti-government rally calling for the cabinet to resign and for early elections.

  32. Merkel Rejects U.S. Demands That Europe Pull Out of Iran Nuclear Deal World, February 16

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany delivered a spirited defense of multilateral institutions in a world increasingly marked by great power rivalry.

  33. Forget the All-Star Game. Start Watching Italian Basketball. Opinion, February 16

    The real hoops drama is in Europe.

  34. Spain’s Far-Right Vox Party Sees Breakout Moment in New Election World, February 16

    The party got its breakthrough in a southern coastal farming region, where migration was an issue. Now it’s hoping for success at the national level.

  35. T’s Wellness Guide to London T Magazine, February 15

    A shortlist of places to find wholesome food, color-therapy yoga — and even a lavender latte.

  36. In Eastern Europe, U.S. Officials Talk Deals, Not Erosion of Democracy World, February 15

    Promoting weapons sales and isolation of Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence did not speak out on the illiberal direction of some allies.

  37. Few Are Inspired to Follow America’s Lead on Iran Opinion, February 15

    A conference tries to rally support for a political and economic fight, to little effect.

  38. Munich or a Requiem for the West Opinion, February 15

    It's no longer worth pretending Trump is not in the authoritarian camp. The shock has passed. European powers are thinking again.

  39. Students Skip School Across Europe to Demand Climate Action World, February 15

    In cities including Berlin, London and Paris, young protesters took to the streets to urge their leaders to combat climate change.

  40. Vatican Envoy to France Under Investigation for Sexual Assault World, February 15

    Archbishop Luigi Ventura, the pope’s representative in Paris, is accused of molesting a City Hall staffer there last month.

  41. Andrea Levy, Author Who Spoke for a Generation of Immigrants, Dies at 62 Obituaries, February 15

    Her books were praised for their witty, honest portraits of the immigrant experience, especially of those who moved to Britain from the West Indies after World War II.

  42. What Is the Munich Security Conference, and Why Does It Matter? World, February 15

    Significant changes in American foreign policy and a shifting world order have brought changes at a meeting once known for its unity.

  43. How a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit Could Open a Path to Irish Unity World, February 15

    On the Catholic, mainly nationalist side of the divide in Northern Ireland, many think an abrupt withdrawal — and a hard border — could lead to reunification.

  44. Yet Another Election for Spain Reveals Deeper Strains World, February 15

    The call for an April election — the third since 2015 — is a new sign of political polarization and the stalemate over the status of Catalonia.

  45. Where Did That Designer Get That Idea? Fashion, February 15

    A new exhibition from Grace Wales Bonner provides an answer.

  46. The British-Irish Dialect Quiz Interactive, February 15

    What does the way you speak say about where you’re from? Answer 25 questions to see your own custom dialect map.

  47. At Trump Forum, Countries Share a Foe (Iran) and Awkwardness (a Lot of It) World, February 14

    A group of countries known more for their deep-rooted conflicts tried to cast a common lot in their opposition to Iran.

  48. The House Finally Acts on Yemen Opinion, February 14

    The Senate should quickly follow suit and end United States complicity in the humanitarian horrors there.

  49. Theresa May Suffers a New Brexit Defeat in Parliament Vote World, February 14

    Lawmakers rejected a motion to support the government’s Brexit negotiating strategy, deepening strains within both the Conservative and Labour parties.

  50. Can France Ever Leave Africa? Airstrikes in Chad Raise an Old Question World, February 14

    Puzzled analysts and members of Parliament wonder why France is again propping up an ironhanded African dictator.

  51. Skipping School to Save the Earth World, February 14

    Inspired by a 16-year-old Swede, thousands of young people are expected to take Friday off to march for action on climate change.

  52. In Mattis’s Shadow, Acting Pentagon Chief Tries to Reassure NATO Allies World, February 14

    Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, is not seen as a counterweight to President Trump’s distrust of alliances.

  53. Japanese Architect’s Delicate Slate Canopy Is Chosen for Serpentine Pavilion Arts, February 14

    Junya Ishigami is to create the structure in Hyde Park, London, this summer, promising a design that would look “like a billowing piece of fabric.”

  54. Beware the Brexit Monster: Dutch Businesses Get a Furry Blue Warning World, February 14

    The Netherlands created the mascot as part of a set of business resources to avoid having “Brexit get in your way.”

  55. Brexit Is Getting Real Opinion, February 14

    Britain is getting closer to ‘hard’ exit from Europe.

  56. The New British Classics Interactive, February 14

    Whether a trench coat or a jumpsuit, this season’s tailoring pays homage to both the precision and eccentricity of Savile Row. The bold looks hit the soggy streets of London for T’s first digital cover story.

  57. Mike Pence Lashes European Allies for Their Stance on Iran World, February 14

    The U.S. vice president demanded that Britain, France and Germany “stand by us” and quit their efforts to help Tehran sidestep American sanctions.

  58. British Woman Who Joined ISIS in Syria Wants to Come Home World, February 14

    Shamima Begum, 19, who says she is nine months pregnant, faces an uncertain future, with no clear answers about whether Britain would try to prosecute her.

  59. Prince Philip, 97, Won’t Face Charges Over Car Crash, Prosecutors Say World, February 14

    The husband of Queen Elizabeth II gave up his driver’s license a few days ago, after many people questioned why he was still behind the wheel.

  60. As Brexit Day Nears, Conservatives Consider Purging One of Their Own World, February 14

    The rebel lawmaker Nick Boles may lose his seat for trying to stop a no-deal departure from the European Union. His fate is being watched closely by other lawmakers.

  61. German Growth Stagnates as Trump Trade War Starts to Bite Business, February 14

    Europe’s largest economy showed no growth in the fourth quarter as steel tariffs hit manufacturers and sales to China declined.

  62. Is the Green New Deal a Leftist Fantasy? Opinion, February 14

    And what should Britain do about Brexit?

  63. Fashion Gets Down and Dirty Fashion, February 14

    A German label hits New York Fashion Week, honoring its birthplace by using coal miners as models.

  64. Europe’s Middle Class Is Shrinking. Spain Bears Much of the Pain. Business, February 14

    Europe’s recovery from its economic crisis has left many in the middle class vulnerable. In Spain, a model of economic and labor reform, precariousness is growing.

  65. A Hit and a Miss for 2 Russian Productions in London Theater, February 14

    The Moscow Pushkin Drama Theater, on a short visit to Britain, impressed with Brecht’s “The Good Person of Szechwan,” but fell short with Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard.”

  66. Sweden Investigates Its Ambassador to China After Report of Secret Talks to Free Publisher World, February 14

    The daughter of Gui Minhai, a Swedish bookseller detained in China, said the ambassador arranged a meeting with men who first offered to help, then cajoled and pressured her.

  67. Where Glaciers Melt Away, Switzerland Sees Opportunity Interactive, February 13

    In parts of the Alps, the warming climate is making glaciers disappear. Now the Swiss have a plan to make use of the valleys left behind.

  68. David Forden, C.I.A. Handler in Cold War Intrigue, Dies at 88 Obituaries, February 13

    He cultivated a colonel in the Polish high command whose warnings may have staved off a Soviet incursion. They were later neighbors in Florida.

  69. In the N.H.L., Finland Is Now Here, There and Everywhere Sports, February 13

    A country of 5.5 million people is providing the league with a golden generation of young players, including Mikko Rantanen and Patrik Laine.

  70. Europe Flags American Territories in ‘Dirty Money’ List, Deepening Rift With U.S. U.S., February 13

    Four territories, including Puerto Rico, were added to a blacklist that will require European banks to increase scrutiny there, prompting a rebuke from the Trump administration.

  71. Germany Arrests Syrian Intelligence Officers Accused of Crimes Against Humanity World, February 13

    In a joint investigation, German and French authorities arrested three former Syrian intelligence officers accused of torturing thousands of victims in detention centers in Damascus.

  72. Millions Flowed From Venezuelan Oil Firm to Small Bulgarian Bank World, February 13

    Bulgarian officials, tipped off by the United States, froze accounts and are investigating possible laundering of money from the battered state oil company.

  73. A Bargain Store Has Britons Asking: Can You Really Pop the Question With Plastic? World, February 13

    The British bargain store Poundland offered a one-pound engagement ring for Valentine’s Day. It sold 20,000 of them before the holiday arrived.

  74. Anti-Iran Message Seeps Into Trump Forum Billed as Focusing on Mideast Security World, February 13

    Some American allies are anxious about mixed signals and ad hoc arrangements for the gathering — the first of Middle East states, Europe and the United States in years.

  75. ‘All About Eve’ Gets the Vampire Treatment from Ivo van Hove Theater, February 13

    This London adaptation of the Oscar-winning satire, starring a misused Gillian Anderson and Lily James, is like a horror movie without a pulse.

  76. Flashing Yellow Light in France Opinion, February 13

    Their numbers are dwindling, but the Yellow Vest protesters continue to bedevil the government of Emmanuel Macron.

  77. House Hunting in … Romania Real Estate, February 13

    In the area around Bucharest, the real estate market is stabilizing after several years of price increases followed by a cool-down in demand.

  78. A Lakefront Oasis Outside Bucharest Slideshow, February 13

    This sunny, Hamptons-inspired villa on a quiet lakeside north of Bucharest, Romania, is on the market for $1.7 million.

  79. National Strike Grips Belgium, Canceling Flights and Shutting Breweries World, February 13

    Train travel was also upended and schools were closed as a national strike threatened to bring the country to a standstill on Wednesday.

  80. National Strike Grips Belgium, Canceling Flights and Shutting Breweries World, February 13

    Train travel was also upended and schools were closed as a national strike threatened to bring the country to a standstill on Wednesday.

  81. Spain’s Leader Loses Crucial Budget Vote, Most Likely Forcing Elections World, February 13

    Catalan separatist lawmakers turned against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on the measure, whose failure could spell the end of his Socialist minority government.

  82. Elections in Spain Are Likely After Lawmakers Reject Budget World, February 13

    Catalan separatist lawmakers turned against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on a budget measure, which could spell the end of his Socialist minority government.

  83. How to Cut U.S. Emissions Faster? Do What These Countries Are Doing. Interactive, February 13

    How the United States could cut emissions in half, using policies that other countries already have in place.

  84. Martin Parr: 48 Years of Photographing the Quirky and Kitschy in Manchester Lens, February 13

    For almost half a century, the British photographer has captured the diversity and eccentricity of the city of Manchester in northwestern England.

  85. The Mother Who Wants to Put Air Pollution on Her Daughter’s Death Certificate Opinion, February 13

    Millions die each year from dirty air. The trauma of a 9-year-old London girl may bring the dangers home.

  86. Facebook Group of French Journalists Harassed Women for Years World, February 12

    The private Facebook group, called the Ligue du LOL, was behind waves of online mockery of women in journalism, often those who were feminists.

  87. Huawei Was a Czech Favorite. Now? It’s a National Security Threat. World, February 12

    The Czech Republic has taken aggressive steps to limit the use of Huawei in 5G technology, setting off a fight being closely watched across Europe.

  88. U.S. and Germany Defuse an Energy Dispute, Easing Tensions Business, February 12

    In a rare show of accord, Berlin promised to help build a port for importing liquefied natural gas. Washington is toning down its opposition to a pipeline from Russia.

  89. When Facebook Spread Hate, One Cop Tried Something Unusual World, February 12

    With the social media company unresponsive, a police veteran in Germany is using shoe-leather detective work to combat online misinformation and hate.

  90. Theresa May Stalls on Brexit. Again. And Again. And Again. World, February 12

    The British leader says she needs more time to negotiate with the European Union. But critics say she is running down the clock to pressure Parliament.

  91. French Mayor Offers Shelter to Migrants, Despite the Government’s Objections World, February 12

    Jean-René Etchegaray, mayor of Bayonne, wants the migrants to exist, while in his city, in a “condition of dignity.”

  92. Sharp Rise in Anti-Semitic Acts in France Stokes Old Fears World, February 12

    A spate of high-profile cases has illustrated the surge. Jewish groups remain skeptical of official promises of action.

  93. A Call to Putin, and Russian TV Changed Its Story World, February 12

    The former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi describes the 2016 exchange with the Russian president in his new book.

  94. Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo Travel, February 12

    The death of the Italian Renaissance master is being marked by exhibitions and tours in 2019.

  95. Install Curtains, Judge Suggests to Neighbors in Tate Modern Privacy Case Arts, February 12

    A court ruled against residents of four luxury apartments who had complained that a platform at the gallery let visitors look into their properties.

  96. Catalan Leaders’ Trial Starts, and Spain’s Government Fights for Its Survival World, February 12

    Twelve people face charges over their roles in the secession attempt of 2017, and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is scrambling to keep the issue from toppling his leadership.

  97. An Acrobat and a Dancer Walk Into a Circus (and Do Ballet in the Air) Arts, February 12

    The director of “Non Solus,” which melds dance and acrobatics, talks about their different vocabularies and shared respect for the body.

  98. Turkey’s Mass Trials Deepen Wounds Left by Attempted Coup World, February 12

    While the sweeping verdicts are welcomed by the government and its supporters, critics say they are deeply flawed and represent collective punishment.

  99. Bulgaria Reopens Poisoning Case, Citing Possible Link to Russia and Skripal Attack World, February 11

    Bulgaria’s chief prosecutor said that a suspected Russian intelligence officer, with a reported link to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, had visited Bulgaria before another high-profile poisoning.

  100. Polar Bears Have Invaded a Russian Outpost, and They’re Hungry World, February 11

    Bears on the Novaya Zemlya island chain halted a seasonal migration to congregate near a military outpost, in a possible omen of climate change.

  101. How She Survives: Strategies for Women on London Stages Theater, February 11

    Cate Blanchett, Laura Linney and Katherine Parkinson are three heroines in search of elusive selves in plays by Martin Crimp, Rona Munro and Laura Wade.

  102. Ancient European Stone Monuments Said to Originate in Northwest France Science, February 11

    Research on Stone Age tombs throughout Europe offers a new answer to an old debate on where and when the iconic stone works were first built.

  103. Orban Encourages Mothers in Hungary to Have 4 or More Babies World, February 11

    Faced with a plummeting population, Hungary’s leader promised a tax exemption to mothers with four or more children. Experts say the plan won’t work.

  104. U.K. Economy Falters as Brexit Looms. Amsterdam Sees Risks, and Opportunity. Business, February 11

    New data for 2018’s fourth quarter shows the British economy growing at its slowest pace since 2012, bringing the broad impact of a no-deal split from the European Union into sharp relief.

  105. Marie Blachère Bakery Heads to Great Neck, N.Y. Food, February 11

    The bakery chain from France, with more than 500 outlets, takes particular pride in its baguettes.

  106. Catalan Separatists’ Trial: How They Got Here, and What They Could Face World, February 11

    The trial before the Supreme Court will examine the events of 2017 that set off a constitutional crisis and that continue to unsettle Spanish politics.

  107. Long Live Eccentric English Design T Magazine, February 11

    Uninterested in disciplined minimalism, a group of defining interior designers is championing England’s long-held preference for color, wit and wackiness.

  108. Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York Reader Center, February 11

    From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York’s subway compares with the public transportation in their cities (spoiler alert: not well).

  109. Viewing the Northern Lights: ‘It’s Almost Like Heavenly Visual Music’ Travel, February 11

    Seeing the aurora borealis has become a must-do item for camera-toting tourists from Alaska to Greenland to Scandinavia. On a trip to northern Sweden, the sight proved elusive, if ultimately rewarding.

  110. The Bonkers Aesthetic Slideshow, February 11

    By exuberantly layering old and new — and as much color and pattern as a room can handle — these English designers are taking eccentricity to riotous new heights.

  111. Finnish Volunteers ‘Very Likely’ Participated in Killing of Jews in World War II World, February 10

    A report commissioned by Finland’s government found that volunteers in Nazi Germany’s Waffen-SS “very likely took part in the killing of Jews, other civilians and prisoners of war.”

  112. ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Roma’ Sweep the Baftas Movies, February 10

    The films dominated the last major awards ceremony before the Oscars, setting up a showdown at that event.

  113. Ex-Corruption Fighter in Romania, Shortlisted for Top E.U. Job, Faces Foes at Home World, February 10

    Romania’s justice minister is leading a campaign to block the appointment of Laura Codruta Kovesi as the first public prosecutor of the E.U. He has accused her of abusing her former office.

  114. Pierre Nanterme, Former C.E.O. of Accenture, Dies at 59 Obituaries, February 10

    Mr. Nanterme, who capped a 36-year career at the global consulting giant with eight years as chief executive, transformed the company by sharpening its focus on new technologies.

  115. Could a Tiger Tragedy Have Been Avoided? World, February 10

    After a matchmaking operation involving two Sumatran tigers ended in a death, social media users asked: Could the tragedy have been avoided?

  116. Could the London Zoo Tiger Death Have Been Avoided? World, February 10

    After a matchmaking operation involving two Sumatran tigers went terribly wrong, social media users asked: Did it have to end in tragedy?

  117. Thousands Protest in Spain Against Catalonia Talks World, February 10

    Protesters in Madrid denounced Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez for proposing talks to ease political tensions over a secessionist movement.

  118. Violent ‘Yellow Vest’ Protests in Week 13 World, February 10

    Protesters turned out in lower numbers in France but showed no sign of letting up the pressure on the government of President Emmanuel Macron.

  119. Turkey Urges China to End Mass Detention of Muslims World, February 10

    The rare rebuke of the Chinese crackdown by a majority-Muslim country came after reports that a prominent Uighur folk poet had died in detention.

  120. Fed Cup: Madison Keys Rolls, Pulling U.S. Into Tie With Australia Sports, February 9

    Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and Simona Halep of Romania surged toward a showdown in their quarterfinal. Belarus and France took 2-0 leads.

  121. The Real Mommy War Is Against the State Opinion, February 9

    Stop blaming yourselves. Blame the total lack of social supports.

  122. Prince Philip Gives Up Driver’s License World, February 9

    The British royal surrendered his license a month after he was involved in a collision on a rural road north of London.

  123. ‘Object’: British Lawmaker Blocks Bill Against Female Genital Cutting World, February 9

    For the second time, Christopher Chope, a Conservative member of Parliament, opposed a measure that would offer girls at risk greater protections.

  124. A First Date for Two Endangered Tigers Ends in Death World, February 9

    London Zoo’s female Sumatran tiger, Melati, was fatally mauled by Asim, a male brought from Denmark as a potential mate.

  125. Germany Opens Massive Intelligence Complex (Maybe the World’s Largest) in Berlin World, February 9

    In celebrating the Federal Intelligence Service’s move from Munich to Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sell the necessity of the agency to distrustful Germans.

  126. Finland’s Basic Income Trial Boosts Happiness, but Not Employment World, February 9

    The unconditional cash did not spur unemployed recipients to work more to supplement their earnings as hoped, researchers said in initial findings.

  127. Saudi Arabia’s Threadbare Cover-Up of Khashoggi’s Killing Unravels Further Opinion, February 8

    The crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was overheard threatening to silence the self-exiled Washington Post journalist “with a bullet.”

  128. Attempted Raid on News Site’s Offices Prompts Outcry in France World, February 8

    Prosecutors tried to search the offices of Mediapart after it published recordings of Alexandre Benalla, a former presidential aide who is the target of several investigations in France.

  129. Huawei Threatens Lawsuit Against Czech Republic After Security Warning Business, February 8

    The threat of legal action by the Chinese tech giant is part of a broader effort to defend itself from charges that it poses a security risk.

  130. Death Toll Rises to 15 in Istanbul Building Collapse World, February 8

    Turkish news reports raised the possibility that columns had been removed from the building, weakening it — once a common practice.

  131. Albert Finney, ‘Angry Young Man’ Who Became a Hollywood Star, Dies at 82 Obituaries, February 8

    He was known for roles in the movies “Tom Jones,” “Murder on the Orient Express,” “Under the Volcano” and “Erin Brockovich,” as well as on the London stage.

  132. The Week in Tech: Business Is Booming Despite Backlash Technology, February 8

    Global criticism of the tech industry hasn’t had an impact on the bottom line — at least not yet, writes Kate Conger.

  133. High Unemployment? Stagnant Economy? Just Bash the French Opinion, February 8

    How Italy’s leaders are tapping resentments, old and new, over immigration, fine art and béchamel.

  134. Mountains Aren’t Just for Skiing Travel, February 8

    An increasing number of people are taking up snow hiking: wintertime trekking using snowshoes or special boots. Here’s what you need to know.

  135. Does Paris Still Have the Ugliest Opera House in Europe? Arts, February 8

    The Opéra Bastille, which turns 30 this year, has been mocked for virtually all of its existence.

  136. Horse Races in Britain Called Off Until Next Week After Flu Outbreak World, February 7

    British horse racing authorities identified three horses infected with equine influenza and called for a suspension of races until others could be tested.

  137. A Work Space Fit for an Ever-Changing Designer T Magazine, February 7

    In a Victorian townhouse in East London, Faye Toogood has built a studio that honors both her distinct eye and the certainty of impermanence.

  138. Carlos Ghosn May Have Spent Company Funds on Wedding Party, Renault Says Business, February 7

    In an acknowledgment of possible wrongdoing by its former leader, the French carmaker suggested he might have misused company funds for a lavish event at Versailles.

  139. Make T Something | Faye Toogood Video, February 7

    The British designer creates a wearable manifesto using only a few select items, one wild-card object and a copy of The New York Times.

  140. The Patient Had Bone Cancer. The Diagnosis Arrived 240 Million Years Too Late. Science, February 7

    The fossil of an ancient animal teaches a sad lesson: Cancer has been around for a very, very long time.

  141. Austria Is Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million for House Where Hitler Was Born World, February 7

    The government sought for decades to take over the property in Braunau, to ensure that it did not fall into the hands of someone seeking to glorify its dark history. But it didn’t pay enough for the property, a court has found.

  142. George Orwell Gets an Apology for a Rejection Letter (but Not for His Marmalade Recipe) World, February 7

    A British cultural exchange body said it had been wrong to turn down the writer’s effort 73 years ago but stood by the criticism of his marmalade: “Bad recipe!”

  143. E.U. Rebuffs May’s New Brexit Demand, but Promises More Talks World, February 7

    The British prime minister came to Brussels seeking changes to backstop arrangements for the Irish border, despite being told that none would be allowed.

  144. France Recalls Ambassador to Italy, Revealing Strains at Europe’s Core World, February 7

    Building tensions reached a breaking point after Italy’s deputy prime minister, Luigi Di Maio, met this week in France with a Yellow Vest leader.

  145. Onstage in France: Spanish Takes on Sex, Violence and Social Change Theater, February 7

    The annual Reims Scènes d’Europe festival showcases contemporary creation from around Europe. This year, it is focused on emerging artists from Spain.

  146. A Sparkling Shrine to a Reviled Russian Leader World, February 7

    Boris Yeltsin is widely held responsible in Russia for destroying the Soviet Union. A new museum seeks to counter that image — and subtly rebuke President Vladimir V. Putin.

  147. Germany Restricts Facebook’s Data Gathering Technology, February 7

    The competition authority said the company could no longer combine data from different sources without explicit permission from users.

  148. How British Feminism Became Anti-Trans Opinion, February 7

    A surprisingly mainstream movement of feminists known as TERFs oppose transgender rights as a symptom of “female erasure.”

  149. Where Europe Would Be Hurt Most by a No-Deal Brexit Interactive, February 7

    Some countries could lose quite badly. A few could benefit.

  150. Racing the Clock, and Climate Change Sports, February 7

    A beloved Dutch speedskating race survives by relocating to Austria, where thick ice still beckons. For now.