Two ex-soldiers arrested in Germany accused of forming mercenary group

Two former soldiers in Germany have been arrested, accused of trying to form a mercenary group with the aim of intervening in the military ...

For Sharon D Clarke, a ‘Big Sing’ and a Big Broadway Moment

Fifty floors above street level, in her temporary Manhattan apartment with its panoramic views, the West End theater star Sharon D Clarke was ...

Putting West African Art in a Global Spotlight

Around the same time in 2017 that the French president, Emmanuel Macron, promised that the repatriation of African artifacts from French museums ...

The Olympic torch arrives in Beijing under a cloud of protests and Covid fears.

The Olympic torch arrived in Beijing on Wednesday, beginning a countdown to a Winter Games being held under the shadow of the coronavirus ...

Pablo Picasso’s Life Under Surveillance

PARIS — In 1900, a young Pablo Picasso left Barcelona, Spain, for Paris with dreams of triumph. Poor, talented and with the arrogance of youth ...
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Strict or flexible? Brussels kicks off debate to reform fiscal rules

As Europe's economy recovers from the shock of the coronavirus pandemic, Brussels has decided to resume the politically sensitive process of ...

‘Portuguese Schindler’ who saved thousands from Nazis is honoured in Lisbon

Portugal has paid official homage to a diplomat who helped save thousands of people from Nazi persecution during World War II. Aristides de Sousa ...

EU institution overreach puts bloc’s future at risk, says Polish PM

Poland's Prime Minister has warned that overreach by some of the EU institutions is a threat to the future of the bloc. The European Commission ...

EU considers sanctions against Belarus airline over migrant arrivals

EU foreign ministers are considering possible sanctions against Belarusia's national airline over allegations that it is transporting migrants ...





Climate Exhibitions Look Beyond Declarations of Calamity

This article is part of our latest Fine Arts & Exhibits special report, about how art institutions are helping audiences discover new options for ...

Apple launches faster chips, MacBook Pro laptops and cheaper Airpods – what are the upgrades?

Apple released two new chips built into more powerful new MacBook Pro laptops and a third-generation AirPod wireless earbud that pair with a new ...

What is the metaverse and why is Facebook betting big on it?

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been a leading voice on the hype of the "metaverse," a virtual reality version of the internet that the tech ...

Australian residents stranded overseas will be allowed to return to New South Wales.

New South Wales will become the first Australian state to allow fully vaccinated residents to return to the country without quarantining ...


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