“Tár,” about a virtuoso female conductor, has shone a spotlight on the continuing dearth of women leading major orchestras worldwide.
Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, takes a deep dive this week into the power and politics of collective memory when it comes to partitions. "If states told ghost stories, they would tell them of past partitions," Kelsey D. Atherton writes.
Sunak is the nation's former Treasury chief and will be Britain’s first leader of color. He faces the task of stabilizing his party and country at a time of economic and political turbulence.
Liz Truss resigns as British prime minister — only six weeks after taking office — after her policies created economic turmoil and a rebellion from within her own party.
The English city of Leicester is host to one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the UK, including a sizable South Asian community. But in recent months, the city’s reputation as a successful model of integration has taken a blow as simmering tensions between people from Hindu and Muslim backgrounds have spilled over into street battles.
The queen’s funeral plans were decades in the making as part of what was codenamed “Operation London Bridge.”
Millions more tuned into the funeral live on television, and crowds flocked to parks and public spaces across the UK to watch it on screens. Even the Google doodle turned a respectful black for the day.
Jonathan Spangler, who teaches European history at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, spoke to The World's host, Marco Werman, about what to expect from the impending transition.