Novels by Kazuo Ishiguro and Zadie Smith Are Adapted for Stage

Novels by Kazuo Ishiguro and Zadie Smith Are Adapted for Stage

Photo Kazuo Ishiguro, whose “The Remains of the Day” was tailored as a movie in 1993. It is now a play set to open in Northampton, England, in February. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times Two acclaimed novels are making the leap from web page to stage in Britain: Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Remains […]

‘Unsatisfactory’: Britain and Russia Trade Charges in Poisoning Case

‘Unsatisfactory’: Britain and Russia Trade Charges in Poisoning Case

Photo Russia needs a gathering between its ambassador in London, Alexander Yakovenko, above, and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Credit Yui Mok/Press Association, by way of Associated Press LONDON — The Russian Embassy in London on Saturday sought a gathering with Britain’s overseas secretary, Boris Johnson, over the poisoning of a former Russian spy, saying […]

An International Final Four: Which Country Handles Student Debt Best?

An International Final Four: Which Country Handles Student Debt Best?

Our panelists agreed that the very best pupil mortgage reimbursement system is one that’s easy, that’s based mostly on college students’ incomes, that spreads mortgage funds over longer durations and that’s in a position to gather funds routinely by means of the tax system. Such a system is a far cry from what’s in place […]

England to Abolish Burial and Cremation Fees for Children

England to Abolish Burial and Cremation Fees for Children

The prime minister’s workplace famous that about four,350 kids underneath the age of 18 died yearly and that their households confronted hundreds of kilos in native authority charges for burial or cremation prices. Those prices can range significantly, although some councils already waive the charges. Ms. Harris, a member of Parliament for the Welsh constituency […]

Friday Tunes: The Imagined Village

Friday Tunes: The Imagined Village

The Imagine Village is what you’d name a brilliant group. Over the years, its lineup has included members of the United Kingdom people music royalty corresponding to Billy Bragg, Eliza & Martin Carthy, Simon Emmerson, The Trans Global Underground, Chris Wood and dhol drum grasp Johnny Kalsi. Each of the musicians involves the collective […]