ROME — A grass-roots movement protesting the populism of the far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini demonstrated its surging strength on Saturday, drawing tens of thousands of people to a vast square in Rome in its first national rally.The Sardines...
BOGOTÁ, Colombia — A Belgian carnival infamous for its blatant displays of Jewish caricatures has been removed from the United Nation’s cultural heritage list after complaints of anti-Semitism, the first cultural tradition stricken from the global inventory of cultural...
Want more soccer in your inbox? Sign up for Rory Smith’s weekly newsletter and we will send it to you every Friday.On Sunday morning, less than 24 hours after watching his players try to maintain their eight-point lead at...
COPENHAGEN — Merete Mortensen, the founder of a successful television production company here, is used to having her pick of the industry’s top talent in Denmark. But when she was trying to hire a new developer this year to...
LYON, France — From their villages and towns in West Africa, the squatters had crossed deserts, seas and mountains to arrive in Lyon, most of them for no specific reason.The next bus was headed to Lyon, one explained. As...
MELBOURNE, Australia — The way Ernie Els sees the Presidents Cup, Royal Melbourne Golf Club is like a savanna in his native South Africa and the United States team is the bared-teeth beast charging at his players.Sometimes the beast...
BARLBOROUGH, England — They trudged through a stinging rain to polling stations, streams of people who once powered the left in Britain: ex-miners, supermarket clerks, retired schoolteachers, health aides.But when they re-emerged, they had voted not for the Labour...
Tony Brooker, the mathematician and computer scientist who designed the programming language for the world’s first commercial computer, died on Nov. 20 at a nursing home in Hexham, England. He was 94.His death was confirmed by his son Stephen.Mr....
LONDON — While voters across England embraced Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party, it was a different story in Scotland and Northern Ireland, where Thursday’s electoral earthquake has destabilized the status quo, strained the ties that bind the United...
LONDON — It was supposed to be a new dawn, the moment when Jeremy Corbyn, Britain’s most left-wing political leader in a generation or more, proclaimed the start of the most ambitious economic transformation the nation had seen since...
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