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: Moscow grapples with drone strikes, hours after deadly attack in Kyiv

Moscow's mayor said drones hit two residential buildings there. The report came after Russia's third air attack on Kyiv in 24 hours, killing one person.

May 30, 2023

What to know as Celine Dion cancels tour after stiff-person syndrome diagnosis

Celine Dion has cancelled her Courage world tour after revealing that she has an incurable and rare neurological condition called stiff-person syndrome.

May 26, 2023

Guam homes flooded, power cut by one of the worst typhoons in decades

“This is about as bad as it gets,” the National Weather Service said as the Pacific U.S. territory faced one of its worst storms in decades.

May 25, 2023

You can now edit that regrettable WhatsApp message — with one caveat

WhatsApp will allow users to edit their messages within 15 minutes of sending them. The feature will be available globally in the next few weeks.

May 23, 2023

E.U. slaps Meta with record $1.3 billion fine for data privacy violations

An E.U. body ruled that Meta's transfers of European Facebook users' data violated the bloc's privacy rules. Meta says it will appeal the decision.

May 22, 2023

Kurt Cobain once smashed this guitar. It just sold for almost $600,000.

Kurt Cobain, the Nirvana frontman, was known for breaking Fender Stratocaster guitars in performances. Auctioneers say Cobain repaired this one to use again.

May 22, 2023

Death toll in Italy rises as floods devastate farmland, displace thousands

Authorities said 13 people have been killed and over 36,000 forced to leave their homes as floods hit Emilia-Romagna, an area known for its agriculture.

May 21, 2023

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is going to prison. Here’s what to know.

A judge ordered Holmes, founder of the failed blood-testing startup Theranos, to begin serving her 11-year sentence for fraud and conspiracy on May 30.

May 18, 2023

Megan Fox says she has body dysmorphia. What to know about the disorder.

Body dysmorphia can harm people’s mental health and self-esteem.

May 17, 2023

Zelensky toured Europe seeking new weapons. Here’s what he came home with.

Volodymyr Zelensky secured new commitments during visits to Britain, France and Germany that came as Ukraine gears up for a counteroffensive.

May 16, 2023