Thousands of travelers waiting outside the terminal. Hourslong lines to pass through security. Calls from frustrated airlines for the army to step in. Those were the chaotic scenes on Sunday as staff shortages caused more than 1,000 passengers to miss their flights at Dublin Airport, the latest European airport toContinue Reading

Much of the work of finding Ukrainian students new homes has been led by the New York-based Youth American Grand Prix, an organization that runs competitions to help dancers secure scholarships. It had been scheduled to hold its first-ever event in Ukraine in March. Larissa Saveliev, the organization’s co-founder andContinue Reading

Mr. Hallberg said Ms. Smirnova was “very brave” to leave the Bolshoi, given she wasn’t just leaving a company, but an institution that “was in her DNA.” Ms. Smirnova is not the only high-profile artist to leave Russia. On the day war began, Alexei Ratmansky, ballet’s pre-eminent choreographer and aContinue Reading

ANTWERP, Belgium — As a teenager in the 1980s, Norbert Somers would roam the port of Antwerp, where his father worked as a customs officer. Biking through the docks and gazing at the ships undisturbed was a favorite pastime. Since then, the port has grown into a sprawling high-security complexContinue Reading

Sixty-one people from two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands have tested positive for the coronavirus, Dutch health officials said early Saturday. It was unclear as of late morning local time if the cases were linked to the newly discovered Omicron variant. The health officials tested 600 passengers whoContinue Reading