Alan Cowell

New York Times

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Alan Cowell is a London-based correspondent for the New York Times and the author of The Paris Correspondent: A Novel of Newspapers, Then and Now and the forthcoming Permanent Removal.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May threw down a gauntlet today, calling an early election for June 8 in an effort to gain strength for negotiations on Brexit — leaving the European…

British PM Theresa May calls for snap general election in June

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Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspapers, has avoided jail time in the phone hacking scandal that caused an uproar in England.

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A Ugandan tabloid newspaper today published a list of what it calls the nations 200 most significant homosexuals.

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A Ugandan tabloid newspaper today published a list of what it calls the nations 200 most significant homosexuals.

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