LONDON — Britain’s High Court agreed on Wednesday to intervene in a sexual assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew, clearing the way for him to answer a legal claim in the United States that he sexually abused a minor while a guest of Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew, the second son of QueenContinue Reading

LONDON — Movies by David Cronenberg, Claire Denis and Park Chan-wook will compete for the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the event’s organizers announced on Thursday. Films by previous winners Ruben Ostlund, Hirokazu Kore-eda and Cristian Mungiu will also be among the 18 titles in the runningContinue Reading

Pink Floyd, the 1970s psychedelic rock band, is releasing its first new track in almost three decades on Friday to raise money for the people of Ukraine, the band said on Thursday. The recording, “Hey Hey Rise Up,” is a reworking of a protest song from World War I andContinue Reading

In the British tabloid The Mail on Sunday, Peter Hitchens, a columnist, wrote that he’d seen one of Amal’s events. “Syrian refugees are not little girls but strapping young men,” he contended. “I wonder how a huge puppet of such a person would be greeted.” Zuabi, the project’s artistic director,Continue Reading

Signaling that Hawaii is eager to jump-start its battered tourism and hospitality industries, Gov. David Y. Ige said that his state would ease Covid restrictions this month and welcome international travelers again, under new federal guidelines that go into effect on Nov. 8. The governor’s decision was a turnaround forContinue Reading

David Attenborough, one of Britain’s most trusted public figures and among the world’s most recognizable voices for Earth’s natural beauty, implored leaders to use the COP26 summit as a climate turning point, creating a more equitable world in the process. The naturalist, whose narrative gravitas has focused attention on theContinue Reading

Palestinians also take inspiration from Black Lives Matter, and I asked if that had prompted Mr. Tasama to draw any comparisons between his struggle and theirs. He said he hadn’t really considered it. In fact, his search for belonging had perhaps pushed him in the opposite direction: What ultimately sustainsContinue Reading

LONDON — Costa Rica and the city of Milan on Sunday were among the first to be awarded one million pounds, or nearly $1.4 million, for their sustainability and conservation efforts as part of a newly established environmental prize presided over by Prince William and Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.Continue Reading

LONDON — A Conservative Party lawmaker was stabbed on Friday afternoon while he was meeting with local constituents in southeast England, according to reports from British news outlets. The London office of the lawmaker, David Amess, confirmed that an incident had taken place in the area of Southend, in Essex,Continue Reading