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Germany

Completely Cuckoo

The Hornberger Uhrenspiele, in Germany's scenic Black Forest, holds the record for biggest cuckoo clock in the world. My wife and I got to see it just a month after its inauguration, and watched ...

United Kingdom

The Day Brexit Got Real

When Big Ben struck midnight, its bells didn’t just signal the start of a new day. They also marked a sea change in geopolitics. That was the moment Prime Minister Theresa May chose to sign a ...

France

Bye-Bye Britain: Brexit Signature Makes Front-Page News Across Europe

British Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter giving official notice of the UK's intention to leave the EU. The letter, which will be delivered later today to Donald Tusk, president of the ...

India

A Long-Distance Phone Call, One Nationalist To Another

-Analysis- It was just a passing reference at Monday’s White House briefing: Press Secretary Sean Spicer mentioned that U.S. President Donald Trump had called to congratulate Indian Prime ...

Russia

A Weekend Trio Of World Leaders Zips On By

In the overwhelming immediacy of modern society, weekends provide us with the opportunity to slow down, take a deep breath, disconnect. Especially a sunny, early spring weekend. For some, this ...

United Kingdom

The Diamond Inn

The half-timbered Feathers Hotel in Ludlow, western England, is a gem of Tudor architecture. Strangely enough, when I took this picture, all I could think of was the time it must take to clean the ...

France

London And Brussels, Terror Links Europe

It's a pattern that, sadly, is becoming too familiar in Europe. The initial shock of the latest terrorist attack soon gives way to anger, sadness, prayers, and a gnawing sense of powerlessness. ...

France

Around The World, 31 Newspapers React To London Attack

A British-born attacker killed four and injured about 40 others yesterday in an attack on Westminster in the heart of London. The attack coincided with the one-year anniversary of the Brussels ...