Annabelle Timsit


Breaking news reporter focusing on U.S. and global events

Education: Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service

Annabelle Timsit is a breaking news reporter for The Washington Post in London. Before joining The Post in 2021, she covered geopolitics for Quartz in London, with a focus on Britain’s relationship with China. Previously, she was an editorial fellow at the Atlantic and interned at Politico Magazine.
Latest from Annabelle Timsit

Ukraine live briefing: France to train and equip several Ukrainian battalions with armored vehicles and light tanks

Germany’s latest military package is likely to include Leopard tanks, other armored vehicles and reconnaissance drones, a top Ukrainian official said.

May 14, 2023

Cyclone Mocha makes landfall in Myanmar; region braces for devastation

The cyclone hit near the border with Bangladesh, close to the world’s largest refugee camp. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated.

May 14, 2023

Italy calls crisis meeting as pasta prices jump almost 20 percent

As Italy’s government meets to discuss the cause of the pasta price jump, one social media user said, “I can gnocchi believe the prices, I’d re-fusilli to pay.”

May 11, 2023

One butterfly to rule them all? Scientists introduce the world to Saurona.

The Saurona butterflies have dark eye-like patches on their orange wings. Scientists named them after the Lord of the Rings villain to raise awareness about endangered species.

May 9, 2023

Louisiana man shoots girl playing hide-and-seek on his property, police say

David Doyle is charged with shooting a girl, 14, in the back of her head. He told police he fired when he saw people running from his property.

May 9, 2023

What did Jill Biden do in London after the coronation? SoulCycle.

The first lady, the weekend of King Charles III’s coronation, lunched outside 10 Downing Street with Rishi Sunak and went to a spin class with his wife.

May 8, 2023

Rights groups condemn ‘alarming’ police arrests of coronation protesters

“These are scenes you’d expect to see in Russia not the UK,” tweeted the U.K. director of Human Rights Watch.

May 7, 2023

A visual comparison of the coronations of Queen Elizabeth and King Charles

Much has changed since the coronation of his mother nearly 70 years ago — although at the heart of the ceremonial day are traditions dating back hundreds of years.

May 6, 2023

‘Not My King’ protesters detained by London police amid coronation

At a protest in London, thousands clamored against the coronation of King Charles III and called for the monarchy to be abolished.

May 6, 2023

California college town rattled after ‘brutal and violent’ stabbings

Police in Davis, Calif., home to UC-Davis, say they have been unable to determine whether three attacks, two of them fatal, are connected.

May 3, 2023