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BLS parents protest resignations on last day of classes

The parents, many dressed in purple, were joined by several students and alumni as they chanted in unison, “What’s the plan?”


Britain exits the EU, and the world shudders

Commuters heading into the City of London cross London Bridge in front of Tower Bridge on June 24, 2016. The Bank of England will take

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


Mass. may soon have a Brexit problem

US stocks plunged at Friday’s open after the Brexit vote, which has roiled markets worldwide.

The UK is a significant market for Massachusetts exports.



Teammates forever have a special connection

Stanley J. Kopec Jr., bottom row, second from the left, and Dan Shaughnessy, top row, second from the last on the right.

The death of a friend is a reminder of the family-like bond all former teammates share.


Globe Events


‘This is home’

Keith Leblanc and Kelly Monnahan create a haven for themselves, family, and friends in the piney hills of outer Cape Cod.

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The Nation


Clinton’s State Department calendar missing scores of entries

A review of Hillary Clinton’s official calendar identified at least 75 meetings with outside interests that were not recorded or were listed without the names of those she met.


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.


Sanders: I’ll vote for Clinton and ‘do everything’ to defeat Trump

Bernie Sanders told the hosts of MSNBC’s ‘‘Morning Joe’’ that he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, the latest in a series of tacit admissions that he lost the primaries — and his latest refusal to actually concede.

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The World


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.


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

A Trans Pride parade held by activists in Istanbul last Sunday was dispersed by police using tear gas.

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.


Pope in Armenia denounces twisted, planned ‘genocide’

Francis ad-libbed the politically charged word ‘‘genocide’’ to his prepared text that had conspicuously left it out.

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Editorial & Opinion



Can the UK get a redo?

Two people hold an European Union and United Kingdom at the castle of Hardelot, the cultural center of the Entente Cordiale (the colonial-era promise of cross-channel friendship between Britain and France). Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading panic through world markets on June 24, 2016 as sterling collapsed to a 31-year low. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUENPHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

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



Brexit victory is a true populist revolt

FILE - In this Friday, June 24, 2016 file photo, Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party speaks to the media on College Green in London, Friday, June 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Brexit was a result of UK citizens believing that they were losing control over those governing them.



Brexit poses threats, opportunities for US

The British vote imperils several American interests.

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This day in history

Today is Saturday, June 25, the 177th day of 2016. There are 189 days left in the year.


Police chiefs say ride-for-hire proposal does not protect public

The logo for Uber displayed on a vehicle.

The chiefs called for measures beyond those that lawmakers outlined, including a requirement that all drivers to be fingerprinted.


As market fears grow, worries over Mass. budget

Top officials acknowledged the threat of the Brexit tumult, but said it’s probably too soon to know the full effect on Massachusetts’ fiscal condition.

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Business & Tech


US investors should brace for rough aftermath of Brexit vote

epa05387915 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as financial markets react to a referendum passed in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in New York, New York, USA, 24 June 2016. Media reports on early 24 June, indicated that 51.9 per cent voted in favour of the UK leaving the EU while 48.1 per cent voted for remaining in. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

The major US stock indexes declined more than 3 percent Friday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points, wiping out all its gains for 2016.


No deal for Brigham, nurses

Advance for Spotlight- Boston Ma. 9/24/08 Exterior of Brigham and Women's Hospital. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Section;Spotlight Reporter: :slug:

Negotiators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the union representing its 3,300 nurses again failed to reach a contract agreement Friday.


A Brexit upside? Cheaper UK vacations

A picture shows the British Houses of Parliament in central London on June 24, 2016. Britain voted to break away from the European Union Friday, toppling Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing a thunderous blow to the 60-year-old bloc that sent world markets plunging. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / GLYN KIRKGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

With the value of the British pound plummeting, now may be a good time to head to London.

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Michael Herr, 76, Oscar-nominated screenwriter

Mr. Herr documented the Vietnam War through his novel “Dispatches” and through such films as “Apocalypse Now” and “Full Metal Jacket.”


John Ashe, 61, former president of UN General Assembly

Mr. Ashe served in the largely ceremonial post of president of the 193-nation assembly from September 2013 to September 2014.

Mr. Ashe, from the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda, was facing criminal charges in a bribery case.


Ralph Stanley, 89, Appalachian music patriarch

Mr. Stanley saw success later in life with a song on the ‘‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’’ soundtrack in 2000.

Mr. Stanley helped popularize bluegrass music in a career that lasted more than half a century.

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Bruins GM Don Sweeney made right move with the 14th pick

Boston Bruins general manager Don Sweeney speaks at a news conference at TD Garden Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Boston. The Bruins failed to reach the playoffs for the second straight year. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Keeping the pick instead of trading it is a great move for the future.


Red Sox 8, Rangers 7

Mookie Betts leads Red Sox’ ninth-inning rally

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts celebrates his home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Friday, June 24, 2016. The Red Sox won 8-7. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The Red Sox were down, 6-0, after three innings, with starter David Price getting rocked by the Rangers


Celtics haven’t made a seismic trade but not because they haven’t tried

Waltham- 6/24/2016 The Celtics draft picks met the media at their Waltham practice facility. Jaylen Brown answers a question. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(sports)

With no takers during the draft, Boston went with Cal’s Jaylen Brown, who was introduced Friday at a news conference.

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Good Life


Do motivational apps really work? That may depend on you.

Turning some of life’s daily tasks into a game can be fun, but does it work?


Mass. may soon have a Brexit problem

US stocks plunged at Friday’s open after the Brexit vote, which has roiled markets worldwide.

The UK is a significant market for Massachusetts exports.


A brief history of rhyme: Gloucester musician will rap for Stephen Hawking

Ken Lawrence, a.k.a. MC Hawking, in his studio in his Gloucester home.

Stephen Hawking says he’s “flattered” by MC Hawking, the gangsta rapper who parodies him.

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