Stories tagged: England
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 1:14 p.m.
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. …
Wed., April 24, 2019, 11:37 a.m.
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 …
Sun., April 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
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 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.
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 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 …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
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 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.
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’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.
Mon., July 2, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
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 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 …
Sun., June 24, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
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.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out.
Sun., April 22, 2018
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 …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
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.
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.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
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 …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
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 …
Sat., July 29, 2017, noon
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.
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.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
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.
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 …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
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.
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.
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 …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
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 …