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UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 1:14 p.m.

Injured Harry Kane picked by England for Nations League finals

Harry Kane has been selected by England for the inaugural Nations League finals next month even though he has yet to return to action for Tottenham after an ankle injury. …


Scottish leader aims to hold new independence vote by 2021

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she wants to hold a new referendum on independence from the U.K. by 2021 if Britain leaves the European Union, though she acknowledges she lacks …


100 years ago in Spokane: City welcomes home Sgt. McKie and his new English bride

Spokane welcomed home war hero Sgt. William J. “Fighting” McKie, and his “pretty 21-year-old” English bride.


UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 12:24 p.m.

Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0

Belgium earned its highest World Cup finish on Saturday by beating England 2-0 in the third-place match.


UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 4:07 p.m.

England’s Gareth Southgate, Belgium’s Roberto Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play at FIFA World Cup

England’s Gareth Southgate and Belgium’s Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem – how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play? Southgate is …


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:51 p.m.

England’s Harry Kane misses out on golden shot at World Cup title

Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward.


UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:42 p.m.

Croatia in World Cup final for 1st time, beats England 2-1

Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England. Croatia will …


World Cup kickoff: Ending a long wait on the line for both Croatia, England

It has been two decades since Croatia last played in the World Cup semifinals, and 28 years since England made the final four.


UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:54 a.m.

England beats Sweden 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals

England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.

World Cup kickoff: England’s ‘easy’ path runs through Sweden

A key storyline in Saturday’s quarterfinal matchups at the World Cup will be England coach Gareth Southgate’s strategy in picking what part of the bracket his team is in. Southgate …


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

England finally wins penalty shootout at World Cup, beating Colombia

England’s Eric Dier scored the decisive kick after a scrappy game ended in a 1-1 draw, denying Colombia a second consecutive trip to the quarterfinals.


World Cup kickoff: Well-rested Harry Kane still tops World Cup scorers

When Harry Kane takes the field for England on Tuesday, it will be his first match in nine days. He’s still the leading scorer at the World Cup.


UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 3:31 p.m.

Belgium beats England 1-0, moves into tougher side of draw

Belgium came out on top in a match neither team had to win and took first place in its World Cup group with a 1-0 victory over England. Adnan Januzaj …


Kane scores hat trick in England’s 6-1 World Cup rout of Panama

With two penalties and an accidental deflection, Harry Kane moved ahead of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo and put England into the round of 16 at the World Cup.


Late header from Harry Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.


In Windsor, England, a look at Harry and Meghan’s (relatively) low-key wedding site

St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle is about the most down-home place for a British royal wedding that American Meghan Markle could have hoped for. Compared with the spectacular public …


English soccer goalie sent off for urinating during match

A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:49 p.m.

Gardening columnist, travel expert to discuss planned England garden tour

A gardening writer and a travel agent plan a garden tour in England, and want to take others with them next spring.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

Gunman arrested after taking hostages at U.K. bowling alley

Police in central England warned the public to stay away Sunday from a shopping center where a gunman reportedly took two employees at a bowling alley hostage.


Suspect arrested in London subway ‘bucket bomb’ attack revealed by British media

British media reported the first details of two men arrested in connection with a crude – but potentially deadly – bomb that detonated in the London subway last week, injuring …


Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

After more than 150 years as Britain’s most famous timekeeper, London’s Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all …


UK is said to set out more detailed Brexit vision next week

The U.K. is preparing to give further details of its approach to Brexit next week when it lays out positions in at least three different areas that it wants to …


Gardens of England: Too many choices for one trip

What’s not to love about English gardens? With their colorful flower borders, trademark walls, reflecting pools, and perhaps a stately manor, they are a delight to explore.


UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

Tony Blair says Brexit must be stopped to halt harm to UK

There’s a chance Britain won’t leave the European Union, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Saturday, arguing that stopping Brexit is “necessary” to avoid severe economic damage.


E.U. parliament threatens veto on Brexit over citizens’ rights

The European Parliament on Monday set itself on a collision course with Britain, making a damning assessment of British proposals on EU citizens’ rights after the U.K. leaves the European …


UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.

UK official says government has no role in Charlie Gard case

Britain’s government won’t play a role in deciding the medical treatment of a terminally ill baby whose parents want to take him to the U.S. for experimental treatment, an official …


Britain’s May optimistic on Trump visit, U.K.-U.S. trade deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Saturday that she’s looking forward to welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump to London, but both sides still are working to find a “suitable date.”


UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 3 p.m.

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off U.K.

An oil tanker and a large cargo ship collided Saturday in the Dover Strait between Britain and France but no casualties or pollution from the accident have been reported so …


UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:34 a.m.

London fire: Council leader quits amid criticism of response

The British prime minister’s office rebuked a local government council Friday for abandoning a meeting on the fatal high-rise fire in west London because journalists were present, as pressure increased …


UK’s May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

Prime Minister Theresa May forged a deal with a Northern Ireland party Monday that should give her struggling minority government enough votes to get her agenda endorsed, but at a …