New York’s Grand Central – and nine other beautiful train stations | Jason Farago

Jason Farago: The notoriously ugly Penn station has a chance to be reborn, but here are 10 termini which need no beautification at all Jason Farago

Che bello! Pope Benedict’s fans and believers assemble for farewell tour

St Peter’s sees crowds crane for a glimpse of the pontiff amid quiet acceptance of an old man’s decision to quit his throne Into the golden basilica of St Peter they crammed: pilgrims with bibles, tourists with guidebooks, teenagers with smartphones, mothers with toddlers; seminarians and Swiss Guards; nuns and non-believers; babies, pensioners and priests. … Continue reading