World News

**EMBARGO: No electronic distribution, web posting or street sales before Mon. at 1a.m. ET May 28, 2018. No exceptions for any reasons. EMBARGO set by source.** Downtown Liverpool, England, May 4, 2018. After eight years of budget cutting, Britain is looking less like the rest of Europe and more like the United States, with a shrinking welfare state and spreading poverty. (Andrea Bruce/The New York Times)