How's Britain?

Alex Pareene · 06/30/16 10:10AM

Short answer: Not great. Bit of a mess. Long answer:

Donald Trump Is Stoked About Brexit—On An Unrelated Note, What Is Brexit?

Ashley Feinberg · 06/24/16 09:40AM

As Donald Trump’s plane landed in Scotland early this morning, the world had just begun to grapple with a vote that has thrown Europe into chaos, and many in the U.S. are seeing as an omen of Trump’s imminent success. And in keeping with tradition, Donald Trump seems to have no idea what any of it means.

A Very Short Guide to a Very Bad Idea: "Brexit"

Hamilton Nolan · 06/23/16 08:20AM

Today is the day—the day for the “Brexit” vote that you’ve been hearing so much about, against your will. What do you, the only very vaguely interested American, need to know?

Europe to Migrants: We're Full 

Hamilton Nolan · 03/03/16 09:48AM

Europe is currently struggling to manage its biggest wave of refugees since WWII. Today, a top official tells economic migrants: do not fucking come here.

Hundreds Feared Drowned Off the Italian Coast

Gabrielle Bluestone · 02/11/15 10:00PM

Authorities believe an estimated 300 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean in dinghies were "swallowed by the waves" leaving only a handful of survivors off the Italian coast.

Eating & Drinking: Tuesday Edition

cityfile · 01/27/09 03:01PM

• Why isn't your glass of water getting refilled? It might be because the restaurant decided to slash costs by firing all the busboys. [WSJ]
• E.U. in the EV is no more; a trattoria is set to take its place by March. [Eater]
Jean-Georges Vongerichten now says he won't be taking over the Ago space inside Robert De Niro's Greenwich Hotel after all. [DBTH]
• Is Momofuku Milk Bar turning into an actual bar? That's the rumor. [TFB]
Tom Colicchio and Damon Wise are expanding their discount menu. [Eater]
Scott Conant will be the guest judge on tomorrow's Top Chef. [GS]
• Gordon Ramsay hasn't been banned from Mario Batali's restaurants. [GS]
• Chef Gabrielle Hamilton has inked a book deal with Random House. [EMD]

European regulators jump on the Google-Yahoo antitrust express

Jackson West · 09/16/08 09:00AM

While Google and Yahoo have said that their planned search advertising agreement will only cover the United States and Canada, that hasn't stopped European Union officials from looking into the deal on behalf of the World Association of Newspapers trade group. The EU joins the United States's Department of Justice and the State of California's Attorney General Jerry Brown in raising questions about the deal. [Reuters] (Photo by Steve Cadman)