European Elections 2019: How the System Works and Why It Matters

With Brexit looming and nationalism on the rise, Europe goes to the polls this week to elect the European Parliament.

European Elections 2019: How the System Works and Why It Matters 2019/05/22 01:04

Edwin Drummond, 73, Who Turned Climbing Into Activism, Dies

A poet as well as a mountaineer, he climbed the Statue of Liberty and Nelson’s Column in London to draw attention to causes.

Edwin Drummond, 73, Who Turned Climbing Into Activism, Dies 2019/05/22 00:55

Neus Català, Dogged Anti-Fascist and Camp Survivor, Dies at 103

She fought Franco in Spain and joined the French Resistance against Hitler. She survived two death camps, and told the stories of other survivors.

Neus Català, Dogged Anti-Fascist and Camp Survivor, Dies at 103 2019/05/22 00:02

Nancy Wigginton, First Woman to Read National News on BBC, Dies at 93

Known on TV as Nan Winton, she presented bulletins for a few months in 1960, when prejudices against female anchors ran deep.

Nancy Wigginton, First Woman to Read National News on BBC, Dies at 93 2019/05/21 23:36

Jamie Oliver’s U.K. Restaurants Declare Bankruptcy

About 1,000 employees will lose their jobs as administrators take control of the indebted business. The celebrity chef said he was deeply saddened.

Jamie Oliver’s U.K. Restaurants Declare Bankruptcy 2019/05/21 21:55

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