Sarah Lyall

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 A news conference  at  Spartak Stadium in Moscow. World Cup press conferences are a daily piece of amateur theatre where the questions are often repetitive, the players are generally bored, and the managers find 50 ways to say nothing. Photograph: James Hill/The New York Times

No one expects scintillating Socratic dialogue or even normal reportorial discourse at a World Cup press conference. But even by the tournament’s rela(...)

‘Boris Johnson’ and ‘Donald Trump’: a buffoonish “cocktail of charm, bluster and obfuscation”. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

I did something in Paris last Saturday night that I’ve never done before. I went to a restaurant alone for dinner. I know, it’s lame that I’ve always (...)