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The Lying Game
The former French ambassador to the U.K. calls Boris Johnson a reckless leader with no concern for the truth. Sound familiar?
Big Bucks for Little Zuck
Nick Clegg vowed to reduce wealth inequality. Now Britain’s former deputy prime minister is shilling for Facebook
From Brooklyn to jobs in fashion, to becoming a valued member of the United Nations family
For 46 years, he told ’em all to “get on up!” for the Godfather of Soul, James Brown
Your Schloss or Mine?
Why is the patriarch of one of Germany’s most revered noble families living in the woods and suing his son?
At Dalton, one of New York’s toniest private schools, a bruising battle rages between the woke and the trads
The View from Here
Putin’s allies weaponize wokeness to cancel the leader of the opposition, Alexei Navalny
Mysterious thefts on the tiny island of Capraia, where everyone knows everyone, baffle the municipality’s three police officers
Who pulls the strings at 10 Downing Street? Hint: it may not be Boris
The Great Outdoors
Turn off your mindfulness apps and enjoy the serenity of the natural world, says Sir David Attenborough
Great Sakharov’s Ghost
By seeking to destroy Alexei Navalny, Putin is repeating the mistakes his K.G.B. predecessors made with the dissident nuclear scientist
Euston, We Have a Problem
Who said saving the world had to be drab? A new generation of posh protesters are fighting an overpriced train service between mouthfuls of artisanal cheese
From Shepherd’s Bush to Barking Park, pandemic dogs are clogging the curbs
Could Fergie be the role model Meghan’s been searching for?
The View from Here
The turbulent history of conspiracy groups, spanning anti-Semites of many ilks to the Branch Davidians, implies a grim future for their New Age brother, QAnon
Once the master of the castle used in the filming of Bridgerton and Brideshead Revisited, Simon Howard now faces vast troubles, including child-sex-offense charges
What led actress Felicity Huffman to risk everything—including the sentence she recently finished serving—to try to cheat her daughter’s way into college?
The hottest social network in Silicon Valley is anti-viral by design
American widower battles French tycoons over possession of the left-leaning French daily that was supposed to be owned by its journalists
A bumbling billionaire blows a fortune trying to build the Vegas of Down Under