International NY Times : Europe (102)

Bowie, Bach and Bebop: How Music Inspired Basquiat

What was on the turntable in Jean-Michel Basquiat’s studio? The answer is crucial to understanding his work.

In Germany, Blue-Collar Jobs Provide Bulwark to Populism

Dortmund survived the collapse of its coal and steel industries, which helped the city avoid the working-class alienation that has fed right-wing parties elsewhere.

Seeking Asylum — and Finding Hatred — in Germany

Escaping violence in Libya, Abode struggles to belong in a German town that has become a flashpoint of anti-immigrant anger.

German Election Mystery: Where’s Russia?

After witnessing Moscow’s meddling in the American and French elections, Germany had its guard up. But the Kremlin seems to be sitting this one out.

Acclaimed French Chef to Michelin: Take My Stars, Please

Sébastien Bras, who runs Le Suquet restaurant in Laguiole, France, doesn’t want the stress. He’s not the first to seek to surrender the accolade.

Syrian Refugee Held in London Tube Bombing Is Released

Five other men remain in custody over the Parsons Green subway explosion, which injured 30 people.

Ryanair Apologizes Over Mass Cancellations Caused by Pilot Vacations

The budget airline has faced a wave of customer anger over the cancellation of 2,100 flights over a six-week period in September and October.

Liliane Bettencourt, L’Oréal Heiress Vexed by Swindling Case, Is Dead at 94

Mrs. Bettencourt, ranked as the world’s richest woman, tried to live down her family’s fascist associations, and her final years were overtaken by scandal.

Monticchiello Journal: A Tuscan Village Bares Its Soul on Stage, Again and Again

For 50 years, residents have acted out the story of their lives, in a kind of collective self-analysis. This year, they pondered whether their village can survive.

A Marine Le Pen Aide Leaves Far-Right Party

Florian Philippot said the National Front was taking 'a terrible step backward' as it struggled to regroup.

Heads Up: In Landlocked Milan, Try the Fish

Thanks to the presence of the country’s biggest and most important fish market, Milan’s post-Expo restaurant landscape serves the highest quality seafood.

Merkel Says Germans ‘Never Had It Better.’ But Many Feel Left Behind.

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s message of strength has dominated the election campaign, but poverty, economic insecurity and income disparity have grown during her tenure.

Wild Bison Killed After Wandering Across Border Into Germany

A local official ordered hunters to kill the rare animal last week after it crossed over from Poland. 'Animals don’t know country borders,' a conservationist said.

Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms

A new set of proposals presented by officials in Brussels seek to tax technology companies differently, but risk being seen as an effort to target American tech giants.

Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female Statue

The British artist Gillian Wearing presented her design of a bronze statue of Millicent Garrett Fawcett, the women’s rights campaigner.

As Catalonia Independence Referendum Nears, Madrid Escalates Tensions

The Spanish police have raided regional government offices and detained at least 14 people less than two weeks before a vote Madrid has vowed to block.

Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant

The two companies hope a joint venture would be better equipped to tackle chronic problems in the sector. But the deal faces major obstacles.

Live Briefing: At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea. Here are the highlights.

Live Briefing: At U.N., Global Leaders to Speak After Trump Takes Center Stage

The American president vowed to 'destroy' North Korea and condemned Iran, whose president will address the General Assembly.

International Tourism to the U.S. Declined in Early 2017

The figures, released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, included a 10.1 percent drop in European travelers compared to the same period last year.

Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident

A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.

Giant Monument to Kalashnikov, Creator of AK-47, Is Unveiled in Moscow

The nationalist ceremony made no mention of the millions killed and wounded by the world’s most prevalent assault weapon.

In Geneva, ‘Dirty Money’ of Another Kind — Flushed Down the Toilet

Prosecutors in the Swiss city are investigating the disposal of about $120,000 in high-denomination bank notes.

In Grenfell Inquiry, U.K. Weighs 2 Types of Manslaughter Charge

The investigation into the London high-rise fire may test laws under which organizations can be prosecuted for deaths. Individual charges are also being considered.

This German Village Is a Town Based on Time

Brands like A. Lange & Söhne and Nomos are emblematic of the renaissance in fine watchmaking that has taken place in Glashütte.

German Court Fines 3 for Failing to Help Ailing Retiree in Bank

The defendants, who stepped over or around an unconscious 83-year-old man to make their way to an A.T.M., were fined $2,900 to $4,300.

Live briefing: Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea

The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.

Live briefing: United Nations General Assembly Convenes in New York

The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.

In Turkey’s New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-Lifts

Critics say the overhaul of more than 170 curriculum topics by the Turkish government represents a frontal assault on the country’s fragile tradition of secularism.

Russian Court Refuses to Reveal Holocaust Hero’s Fate

A Russian court ruled against the claim filed by Raoul Wallenberg’s niece, who wanted get documents about his mysterious death.

Trump Envisions a Parade Showing Off American Military Might

At a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron of France at the United Nations, Mr. Trump said he got the idea after watching the Bastille Day parade.

Boris Johnson Gets Back in the Brexit Game

With an inflammatory essay, he has injected himself into the debate over how to leave the E.U. — and possibly devised an intricate route to the top.

How Martin Schulz’s Campaign Against Angela Merkel Fizzled

The former European Parliament president once seemed poised to give the German chancellor a real challenge. It did not happen.

Boxford Journal: Amateur U.K. Archaeologists Stumble on a Roman Masterpiece

With just two weeks to dig, a team of local people uncovered a spectacular mosaic, what experts are calling the most important of its kind in 50 years.

Trump Adviser Tells Ministers U.S. Will Leave Paris Climate Accord

Gary D. Cohn, the White House economic adviser, said at the United Nations that the Trump administration would pull out of the Paris deal unless it was revised.

Iceland’s Government Falls After Letter Asking to Pardon Pedophile

The prime minister was accused of attempting to cover up a recommendation from his father supporting clemency for a convicted child abuser.

Stanislav Petrov, Soviet Officer Who Helped Avert Nuclear War, Is Dead at 77

After a Soviet computer system warned that the Americans had launched a nuclear missile attack, he decided — correctly — that it was a false alarm.

Acid Attack in France Injures at Least 2 American Students

Four Americans, all in their 20s, were at a train station in Marseille when a woman threw acid on them, officials said. The police said 'nothing suggests' it was a terrorist attack.

Facebook Navigates an Internet Fractured by Governmental Controls

The web is not as open as it once was, with nation-states exerting their power over the internet. Facebook and other tech companies are dealing with the consequences.

Italy, Going It Alone, Stalls the Flow of Migrants. But at What Cost?

Some charge that Rome’s solution to the crisis may be strengthening Libya’s most rapacious warlords, while condemning thousands to misery.

4 U.S. Women Hit by Acid Attack in France

The Americans, all in their 20s, were at a train station in Marseille when a woman threw acid on them, injuring two, officials said. The police said 'nothing suggests' it was a terrorist attack.

Jellyfish Seek Italy’s Warming Seas. Can’t Beat ’Em? Eat ’Em.

With climate change, jellyfish are booming in the Mediterranean, to the point that researchers say there may be little to do but to live with them.

Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes

The French capital built on its past failures, putting sports first, stressing unity, pushing its environmental credentials and embracing the 'L word': lobbying.

Britain Lowers Threat Level After Arrest of 2nd Man in London Subway Bombing

The 21-year-old man, who was not identified, was arrested late Saturday in Hounslow, the Metropolitan Police said.

British Police Arrest Second Man in London Subway Bombing

The 21-year-old man, who was not identified, was arrested late Saturday in Hounslow, the Metropolitan Police said.

Rape Accusations Against Italian Police Dismay Florence

Two Americans have accused officers of raping them, an unsettling allegation for a city that relies on money spent by foreign students and reveres its Carabinieri police force.

Amid Pornography Case, Vatican Recalls Priest From Washington Embassy

A priest working as a diplomat in Washington has returned to the Vatican amid suspicions by American officials that he possessed child pornography.

René Laurentin, Investigator of Celestial Visions, Dies at 99

A theologian honored by the Vatican, Father Laurentin assessed reports of sightings of the Virgin Mary, from Lourdes to a Texas backyard.

Roald Dahl’s Widow Says ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ Hero Was Supposed to be Black

Mr. Dahl’s agent thought it would be a bad idea to have a black main character, his widow and his biographer said in an interview with the BBC.

London Underground Is Struck by Crude Bomb at Parsons Green

The blast on a subway train sowed panic and disrupted services; 22 people were hospitalized. The city has suffered multiple terrorist attacks this year.