Spain | Country’s political future may be hazy for months, experts say

Spain’s political future is no clearer after a third election since 2015, with experts saying yesterday that it won’t be anytime soon before the muddle is resolved.

USA | New group launches to harness political power of women

Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of women to influence elections and shape local

UK | England, Wales to urge crime victims to hand over phones

Police in England and Wales are distributing consent forms urging victims of sexual assault and other crimes to turn over access to mobile phones and

This Day in History | 1952 – Anne Frank published in English

The moving diary of Anne Frank, a Jewish victim of the Holocaust, is now available in British book shops entitled The Diary of a Young Girl.  The

Offbeat | Beluga whale with Russian harness raises alarm in Norway

A beluga whale found with a tight harness that appeared to be Russian made has raised the alarm of Norwegian officials and prompted speculation that the animal may

Football | David de Gea under scrutiny after mistakes at Man United

It’s awards season in English soccer, typically a time to hail David de Gea’s contribution at Manchester United. Not this year. There was

Spain approves changes to Copa del Rey and Super Cup

The Spanish soccer federation approved format changes to the Copa del Rey and the Super Cup yesterday despite opposition from the Spanish league. The Copa

The Buzz | Streaming service Spotify hits 100 million paid user mark

Music streaming service Spotify says its paying subscribers have reached 100 million for the first time, up 32% on the year and almost twice the latest figures for

Film | Ahead of ‘The Irishman,’ Scorsese and De Niro look back

Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, “The Irishman,” Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on

World Views | Joe Biden runs against a myth about Trump

Between 2011 and 2017, six different national surveys by the Pew Research Center produced similar results. Democratic voters said they liked elected officials who would compromise with opponents.

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SOUTH CHINA SEA Two U.S. warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait over the weekend, Taiwan’s defense ministry said yesterday, in a move that Beijing said threatened to

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 – edition no. 3280

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