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β€˜The Time Has Come.’ Barbados Casts Off the Queen as Head of State, and Others May Follow

By Mark Landler and Azam Ahmed β€” September 18th 2020 at 23:59

The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.

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The Nigerian-British Writer Putting Black Joy on Stage and Screen

By Allison McCann β€” September 18th 2020 at 10:38

“There’s so much more that comes with being Black apart from dealing with racism,” says Theresa Ikoko, a Londoner whose movie “Rocks” opened this week.

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The Housewife Who Was a Spy

By Kati Marton β€” September 15th 2020 at 16:00

Ben Macintyre’s “Agent Sonya” recounts the story of a woman who passed along atomic secrets when she wasn’t raising her family in the Cotswolds.

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Don’t Mess With Ireland, Biden Warns Boris Johnson

By Mark Landler β€” September 17th 2020 at 23:24

The Democratic presidential candidate warned Britain’s prime minister that any deal with the European Union must protect the Irish peace agreement.

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The Vikings Were More Complicated Than You Might Think

By James Gorman β€” September 16th 2020 at 21:10

One of the biggest surveys ever of ancient DNA offers new evidence of who the Vikings were and where they went raiding and trading.

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The Vikings Were More Complicated Than You Might Think

By James Gorman β€” September 16th 2020 at 19:57

One of the biggest surveys ever of ancient DNA offers new evidence of who the Vikings were and where they went raiding and trading.

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The Vikings Were More Complicated Than You Might Think

By James Gorman β€” September 16th 2020 at 19:57

One of the biggest surveys ever of ancient DNA offers new evidence of who the Vikings were and where they went raiding and trading.

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Europe’s Economic Revival Is Imperiled, Raising the Specter of a Grinding Downturn

By Peter S. Goodman and Liz Alderman β€” September 16th 2020 at 12:22

As the coronavirus regains force, economists fear that Europe’s tentative recovery is at risk from traditional political concerns.

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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Visiting Washington at an Awkward Juncture

By Mark Landler β€” September 16th 2020 at 01:00

Dominic Raab is arriving just as his government is taking steps in Brexit talks that could jeopardize a free-trade deal with the United States.

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As Second Wave Builds, U.K. Enters New Coronavirus Testing Crisis

By Benjamin Mueller β€” September 15th 2020 at 22:30

Surging demand following the reopening of schools has generated a backlog of 185,000 tests, just as the pace of infections threatens to explode.

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Boris Johnson Pushes to Backtrack on E.U. Deal, Despite Party Revolt

By Mark Landler β€” September 14th 2020 at 19:43

The British prime minister’s move to rewrite a treaty that settled Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit status raised fears that trade negotiations with the European Union could be impaired.

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Trial of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran Is Postponed

By Anna Schaverien β€” September 13th 2020 at 13:39

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is already serving a prison sentence after being accused of plotting to overthrow Iran’s government. The case has strained already fraught ties between Britain and Iran.

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Remember Brexit?

By The Editorial Board β€” September 12th 2020 at 02:22

The drama continues to unfold.

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London Offices Aren’t Refilling Fast Enough for Shops Relying on Them

By Eshe Nelson β€” September 10th 2020 at 11:00

The British government and business lobby want workers to return to support surrounding businesses, but some city offices are only 15 percent full.

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From Miner’s Grandson to Lord Darroch of Kew, With a Touch of Irony

By Mark Landler β€” September 11th 2020 at 13:56

The former British ambassador to Washington was undone by a leak of cables giving his unvarnished opinion of President Trump. No, he is not embittered.

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Brexit Talks Hit Crisis as Boris Johnson Rejects EU Ultimatum

By Stephen Castle and Mark Landler β€” September 10th 2020 at 22:01

Europe has demanded the quick withdrawal of draft Brexit legislation that breaks international law. Britain has refused.

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Safety Review Begins Into AstraZeneca's Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

By Katherine J. Wu β€” September 10th 2020 at 16:24

A participant in the company’s late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial reportedly developed severe neurological symptoms. Now experts must assess whether the vaccine was responsible.

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Inquiry Begins Into AstraZeneca's Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

By Katherine J. Wu β€” September 10th 2020 at 14:55

A participant in the company’s late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial reportedly developed severe neurological symptoms. Now experts must assess whether the vaccine was responsible.

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Safety Review Begins Into AstraZeneca's Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

By Katherine J. Wu β€” September 10th 2020 at 16:24

A participant in the company’s late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial reportedly developed severe neurological symptoms. Now experts must assess whether the vaccine was responsible.

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A Freshly Killed Chicken Is Mightier Than the Coronavirus

By Daisann McLane β€” September 10th 2020 at 18:38

How Hong Kong’s food culture has adapted to epidemic after epidemic, fending off disease while saving its favorite dishes, and its soul.

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