Britain is the latest of several countries to get rid of the tax in recent years.
As the coronavirus invades locker rooms and postpones matches, soccer needs to face up to a potential worst-case scenario.
Il défend le modèle français de la laïcité mais déplore que “dans les faits, l’égalité n’est pas réelle, la liberté non plus et la fraternité encore moins”.
Starting the new rules on a holiday helped, with some predicting more confusion and backups in the days ahead.
Nicolas Cadène sees the failings of France’s secular model even as he upholds it.
Concerts? Canceled. Crowds and parties? Banned. Staying out all night? Don’t even think about it.
Up to 700 people lacking winter clothes, sleeping bags and tents have slept outside after a temporary camp was dismantled. Local hostility has blocked efforts to relocate them.
American culture, friends and jobs are part of the fabric of Vilseck, home to a U.S. military base. President Trump has forced its people to think about what it would mean to lose that.
An address that would usually cover a sweeping range of topics instead focuses solely on the pandemic, which has upended both Angela Merkel’s last year in office and life in Germany as whole.
After the House of Commons overwhelmingly endorsed the 1,200-page agreement, the House of Lords also voted in favor of British ratification.
Spain and the European Union will share oversight over the flow of goods and people to the British territory, which worried about being left isolated and economically pinched outside the bloc.
The Vatican said Pope Francis was suffering from sciatica, which has hobbled him in the past. But he will lead the noontime Angelus prayer on New Year’s Day.