Category: Europe

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

AdvertisementAnd all I got was a devastating reminder of my own insignificance.This was not the series finale of “Suits.”CreditAlexander Coggin for The New York TimesBy Caity WeaverMay 24, 2018WINDSOR, England…

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Instapaper to temporarily block European users, citing GDPR

Instapaper is temporarily closing itself off to Europe.Image: Getty Images/Blend Images By Johnny Lieu2018-05-24 04:46:49 UTC Popular bookmarking service Instapaper is temporarily closing off access to European users, as it…

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I had to travel abroad to end my doomed pregnancy. Ireland must change its abortion law | Siobhan Donohue

I’ve never been involved in politics or campaigned for anything. If you’d told me 10 years ago that I would one day be stepping up and speaking in public about…

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Pursuits: Searching for Dinosaurs in a Seaside English Town

AdvertisementA novice fossil hunter immerses himself in the local pastime in the town of Lyme Regis in southwest England, an area that sits on a 95-mile stretch of shoreline known…

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5 Places: Five Places to Shop in Verona

Advertisement5 PlacesShopping isn’t the first thought that springs to mind about Verona, a picturesque city in Italy’s Veneto region. (Think of Romeo and Juliet.) But shops in the town’s historical…

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Irish abortion vote: ‘propagandistic’ use of children with Down’s syndrome condemned

A doctor, author and father of a son with Down’s syndrome has hit out at Ireland’s anti-abortion lobby for using children with the condition during campaigning for Friday’s referendum. With…

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Ireland’s abortion referendum is revolutionary politics, whoever wins | Lizzie O’Shea

No matter what happens in Ireland’s abortion referendum on Friday, the campaign should serve as an inspiration. For too long, women in Ireland and elsewhere have paid the price for…

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Support for Brexit falls sharply in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland would vote overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the EU if a referendum on the final deal was held, a survey has found. In 2016, the region voted…

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Pope Francis Names 14 Choices for New Cardinals

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis announced on Sunday that he had chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the Catholic Church, among them his chief aide for helping…

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Italy’s far right use Irish vote to boost anti-abortion campaign

Activists and far-right politicians have seized on Italy’s low birth rate and the attention on Ireland’s referendum on abortion to boost their pro-life campaign. As the 40th anniversary of Italy’s…

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