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CAMBERLEY, England  | Explosive Trump interview adds to chaos on 1st British visit

CAMBERLEY, England  — Bringing chaos with him as he moves across Europe, President Donald Trump’s pomp-filled welcome to Britain was overshadowed Friday by an explosive interview in which he blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London’s mayor for terror attacks against the city and argued that Europe was “losing its culture” because of immigration. Trump … Continue reading CAMBERLEY, England  | Explosive Trump interview adds to chaos on 1st British visit

BLENHEIM PALACE, England  | Trump brings his chaotic road show to Britain

BLENHEIM PALACE, England  — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview. Trump blasted Prime Minister Theresa May, blamed London’s mayor for terror attacks against … Continue reading BLENHEIM PALACE, England  | Trump brings his chaotic road show to Britain

MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — When the final whistle blew and they knew they were going to their first World Cup final, the Croatians ran to their exuberant fans, jumping in their iconic red-and-white checkered jerseys. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute and Croatia shocked England 2-1 Wednesday. Croatia, the first team in 28 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW  | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

MOSCOW  — Gareth Southgate and England are ready to face the music. No other soccer nation dwells on decades of failure quite like the English. Southgate was so demoralized by his penalty kick failure against Germany in the 1996 European Championship semifinals, he avoided The Lightning Seeds “Three Lions,” the team’s official song when it … Continue reading MOSCOW  | Southgate, England ready to face music of soccer history

MANCHESTER, England | Manchester City signs Riyad Mahrez in record club deal

MANCHESTER, England  — Manchester City has signed Riyad Mahrez for a club-record 60 million pounds ($80 million) as it further strengthens its team after winning the Premier League title. The 27-year-old Algeria winger was an integral part of Leicester’s astonishing run to the title in 2016, but has been pushing to leave the central England … Continue reading MANCHESTER, England | Manchester City signs Riyad Mahrez in record club deal

SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel puts neck on the line to beat Hamilton in British GP

SILVERSTONE, England — After laboring with neck pain on Saturday, Sebastian Vettel found the perfect tonic 24 hours later — matching Alain Prost’s total of 51 Grand Prix victories and denying main rival Lewis Hamilton a record-setting win in his home race. The German defeated second-placed Hamilton on Sunday to win the British GP in … Continue reading SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel puts neck on the line to beat Hamilton in British GP

SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Hamilton recovers to 2nd

SILVERSTONE, England  — Sebastian Vettel took advantage of a bad start and disastrous first lap for Lewis Hamilton to win the British Grand Prix and extend his lead in the championship standings on Sunday. Hamilton started in pole position but Vettel streaked ahead and his Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen compounded Hamilton’s misfortune when he bumped … Continue reading SILVERSTONE, England | Vettel wins British Grand Prix as Hamilton recovers to 2nd