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Shockwaves continue from Britain’s exit from EU

Britain and the EU haven’t even begun divorce talks but they are already bickering.

Europe is in crisis. So is its favorite sport.

On Friday morning, Europe awoke to startling news. The United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union.

Britain exits the EU, and the world shudders

The decisive win by the “Leave” campaign exposed deep divides: young versus old, urban versus rural, Scotland versus England.

In Turkey, it’s not a crime to be gay, but LGBT activists see a rising threat

Istanbul, the country’s largest city, is a hub for gay and transgender life. But conservative attitudes and a repressive government mean many gay Turks are still subject to persecution.

Populist Anger Upends Politics on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Ashley Parker contributed reporting from Turnberry, Scotland; Gaia Pianigiani from Rome; and Milan Schreuer from Paris. LONDON — From Brussels to Berlin to Washington, leaders of the Western democratic world awoke Friday morning to a blunt, once-unthinkable rebuke delivered by the flinty citizens of a small island nation in the North Atlantic.

Russia adopts controversial counterterrorism amendments

The Russian Parliament on Friday adopted a set of controversial counter-terrorism amendments which have sparked alarm among rights activists.

Opinion & Ideas


// Can the UK get a redo?

We’re already seeing some buyer’s remorse set in. Shouldn’t the nation have a chance to reconsider?

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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