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3 arrested in Vietnam, Ireland over truck deaths in Britain

Police in Vietnam and Ireland made three new arrests Friday in the sprawling investigation into the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck container in southeast England last …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

4th suspect arrested as UK truck deaths case probe deepens

A fourth person was arrested in connection with the deaths of 39 people found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England, British police said Friday as the …


Grim find: 39 dead in 1 of UK’s worst trafficking cases

Police were reconstructing the final journey of 39 people found dead Wednesday in a truck container in an industrial park in England, attempting to piece together one of Britain’s worst …


For fans, Harry Potter charms on two continents

My 10-year-old daughter, Chloe, squared her feet, raised her arm toward the dark, diamond-paned windows and waved her wand in a triangle pattern as she shouted an incantation into the …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019

Climate activists block roads, camp out in global protests

Hundreds of climate change activists camped out in central London on Tuesday during a second day of world protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement to demand more urgent actions to …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019

Noise but no breakthrough as Johnson, Juncker talk Brexit

Boris Johnson was booed by protesters and berated by Luxembourg’s leader on a visit to the tiny nation Monday for his first face-to-face talks with European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Sweden beats England 2-1, takes third at Women’s World Cup

Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup.


England’s Karen Carney to retire after third-place playoff

England faces Sweden on Saturday in the Women’s World Cup looking to secure a second straight bronze medal. The Lionesses found themselves in the third-place game after losing a dramatic …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

After more semifinal pain, England seeks to wipe away tears

England coach Phil Neville is already looking ahead after his team lost to the United States in a Women’s World Cup semifinal. He’s already starting to think about winning bronze …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Alex Morgan’s goal, Alyssa Naeher’s save lifts U.S. over England, into Women’s World Cup final

The top-ranked United States defeated England 2-1 on Tuesday in Lyon, France, and will face the winner of Wednesday’s semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans’ third straight …


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019

British baseball strictly minor league despite proud history

Baseball has deep roots in England even though it has never been as big as soccer or cricket. The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in …


Phil Neville relaxed going into England’s quarterfinal vs Norway

The quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup open with England playing Norway. England finished third at the tournament four years ago when Norway only made it to the round of …


Summer solstice: 10,000 watch sunrise at Stonehenge

Dancers, musicians and revelers have watched the sun flicker over the horizon at Stonehenge, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle.


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

England beats Japan 2-0 to clinch top spot in Group D

England remained undefeated at the Women’s World Cup and clinched top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan. Ellen White scored both goals against Japan and has …


Phil Neville’s compassion for players shows new England culture

England coach Phil Neville’s compassion for two players who were grieving their mothers is an illustration of the close bonds he has forged with his team. With his players gathered …


UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Jodie Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare

Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Netherlands beats England 3-1 to reach UEFA Nations League final

The Netherlands took advantage of two sloppy defensive mistakes by England in extra time to earn a 3-1 win in the semifinals of the Nations League on Thursday. An own …


Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president

Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London’s government district while the U.S. leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby.


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.