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U.S., China left out as England slashes quarantine list

Jul 06, 2020 - 11:04 AM

Under the new rules, a traffic-light system – red, amber, and green – will be used for different countries depending on their prevalence of the coronavirus

People walk over Westminster Bridge wrapped in Union flags, towards the Queen Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) and The Houses of Parliament in central London on June 26, 2016.  Britain's opposition Labour party plunged into turmoil Sunday and the prospect of Scottish independence drew closer, ahead of a showdown with EU leaders over the country's seismic vote to leave the bloc. Two days after Prime Minister David Cameron resigned over his failure to keep Britain in the European Union, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced a revolt by his lawmakers who called for him, too, to quit.  / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN

'Gorgeous': Beer flows again in England's pubs

Jul 04, 2020 - 9:36 PM

Dubbed 'Super Saturday,' England finally allowed restaurants to open their doors to customers again and barbers and hairdressers also able to get their clippers out

A staff member wears a face mask as she serves customers at the The Shy Horse pub and restaurant in Chessington, Greater London on July 4, 2020, on the first day of a major relaxation of lockdown restrictions during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Pubs and restaurants reopen as part of a wider government plan to relaunch the hospitality, tourism and culture sectors and help the UK economy recover from more than three tough months of lockdown. Ben STANSALL / AFP

UK court sides with Guaido in Venezuela gold dispute

Jul 02, 2020 - 9:10 PM

The rival claims come two years after election results handing President Nicolas Maduro a victory sparked mass protests and a violent police crackdown

UK-RECOGNIZED PRESIDENT. In this file photo, Juan Guaido, acting President of Venezuela, speaks at an event on February 1, 2020 in Miami, Florida. File photo by Saul Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots fined $1.1 million, lose pick over film furore

Jun 29, 2020 - 8:09 PM

The controversy revived memories of the Patriots' notorious 2007 'Spygate' scandal, when the team illegally filmed New York Jets coaching staff

PROBE. New England Patriots were put under investigation last December after it emerged that their TV crew had filmed the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline during a Week 14 game. Photo from Instagram/@patriots


Cam Newton joining Patriots on one-year deal – reports

Jun 29, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Released by the Panthers in March, former NFL MVP Cam Newton seeks to rebuild his career with the Patriots

NEW TEAM. Cam Newton ends a nine-season career with the Panthers. Photo from Instagram/@panthers


Church and Bank of England apologize for slavery roles

Jun 19, 2020 - 11:15 AM

Research finds that nearly 100 clergymen and 6 governors plus 4 directors of the bank benefitted from slavery

A pedestrian walks past the Bank of England in London on June 17, 2020. - The Bank of England, confronted by Britain's collapsing coronavirus-ravaged economy, will on June 18 reveal the outcome of its latest monetary policy meeting with analysts predicting more stimulus. The British central bank has been at the forefront of economic fire-fighting over this year's deadly COVID-19 emergency -- and could expand its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus in an attempt to kickstart growth. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

Virus-fighting Bank of England pumps out extra £100-billion stimulus

Jun 18, 2020 - 11:05 PM

Analysts say the Bank of England's move is ultimately aimed at avoiding deflation – a spiral of falling prices

A pedestrian walks past the Bank of England in London on June 17, 2020. - The Bank of England, confronted by Britain's collapsing coronavirus-ravaged economy, will on June 18 reveal the outcome of its latest monetary policy meeting with analysts predicting more stimulus. The British central bank has been at the forefront of economic fire-fighting over this year's deadly COVID-19 emergency -- and could expand its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus in an attempt to kickstart growth. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

UK asks for information 2 years after Salisbury poisoning

Jun 15, 2020 - 8:48 PM

British counterterrorism police are still trying to piece together the full timeline of the spy attack

SCENE OF CRIME. In this file photo taken on March 8, members of the emergency services in green biohazard encapsulated suits fix the tent over the bench where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on March 4 in critical condition at The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury, southern England. File photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet crashes in North Sea

Jun 15, 2020 - 8:24 PM

The US Air Force says the cause of the crash and the status of the pilot are currently unknown

UK risks 'longer and harder recovery' – Bank of England

May 28, 2020 - 8:30 AM

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey hints that further interest rate cuts could be in the pipeline

DIRE WARNING. The Bank of England in London. Photo from Shutterstock

Venezuela sues Bank of England over gold reserves

May 22, 2020 - 7:30 AM

The Banco Central de Venezuela demands that the Bank of England release Venezuela's gold reserves for coronavirus response, but Britain does not recognize the authority of the Maduro government

DIRE WARNING. The Bank of England in London. Photo from Shutterstock

Virus 'eminently capable' of spreading through speech – study

May 14, 2020 - 1:16 PM

Scientists estimate that each minute of loudly speaking can generate more than 1,000 virus-containing droplets capable of remaining airborne for 8 minutes or more in a closed space

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Britain to introduce two-week quarantine for arrivals

May 09, 2020 - 10:40 PM

BBC reports that the measure would be introduced from the end of May

OUTBREAK. A deserted London Bridge is pictured as Londoners heed a call to stay home due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, in London on March 20, 2020. Photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP


Bank of England warns of worst recession in centuries

Apr 24, 2020 - 1:00 AM

'It seems that we are experiencing an economic contraction that is faster and deeper than anything we have seen in the past century, or possibly several centuries,' says economist Gertjan Vlieghe

INTEREST RATE CUT. The Bank of England in London. Photo from Shutterstock

Tom Brady admits concussions, vows not to be forced from NFL

Apr 09, 2020 - 3:36 PM

NFL star Tom Brady sees no reason to quit despite revealing he has suffered major head injuries in his 20-year career

FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS - JANUARY 04: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks on from the sideline during the the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Virus crisis forces UK banks to axe billions in payouts

Apr 01, 2020 - 5:00 PM

Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander, and Standard Chartered all say they will scrap dividends until the end of 2020

FINED. A logo is pictured above a branch of Barclays bank in central London on July 25, 2018. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Patriots owner says thank you to Brady in full-page Tampa ad

Mar 23, 2020 - 2:12 PM

NFL star Tom Brady ends a 20-year run with the New England Patriots to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

FAREWELL. Tom Brady will not play for the New England Patriots in the next NFL season. File photo from Twitter/@NFL


Top central banks launch new bid to keep dollars flowing

Mar 20, 2020 - 11:10 PM

Starting on Monday, March 23, certain dollar liquidity operations among the banks will occur daily rather than weekly

Bank of England cuts interest rate to record low 0.1%

Mar 20, 2020 - 12:45 AM

'The spread of COVID-19 and the measures being taken to contain the virus will result in an economic shock that could be sharp and large, but should be temporary,' says the Bank of England

Ex-Patriots Tom Brady set for Bucs move

Mar 18, 2020 - 10:26 AM

NFL star quarterback Tom Brady looks set to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have not reached the playoffs since 2007

NEW CHAPTER. Tom Brady hopes to pump life into the Bucs’ bid. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Tom Brady announces departure from New England Patriots

Mar 17, 2020 - 9:30 PM

Decorated quarterback Tom Brady leaves the New England Patriots after 20 years in the team

END OF AN ERA. Tom Brady announces his departure from the New England Patriots after 20 years. Photo from Twitter (@NFL)

Britain deploys 'big bazooka' on coronavirus crisis

Mar 12, 2020 - 8:00 AM

The British government outlines a fiscal stimulus worth £30 billion ($39 billion) in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak

A pedestrian walks along the bank of the Thames with the towers of the City of London in the background in London on March 11, 2020. - Britain on Wednesday unleashed a "big bazooka" of aggressive spending and monetary policy stimulus, assembling an emergency response to the deadly spreading coronavirus -- and warning that it stood ready to act to safeguard the health of the nation and the economy. The British government and the Bank of England launched a coordinated fightback against the country's "significant but temporary" economic impact from the coronavirus, pledging fiscal stimulus worth £30 billion ($39-billion, 34.4-billion euros) and slashing interest rates to a record-low 0.25 percent. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

New coronavirus study places incubation period at around 5 days

Jan 30, 2020 - 9:16 AM

The Chinese team behind a paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine says their findings support a 14-day medical observation period for people exposed to the pathogen

TEMP CHECK. This photo taken on January 26, 2020 shows a medical staff member checking the temperature of a driver at a highway check point in Tengzhou in China's eastern Shandong province. Photo by STR/AFP

Patriots ace Edelman arrested for vandalism

Jan 13, 2020 - 2:33 PM

Julian Edelman, who won Super Bowl MVP in the NFL last season, was detained briefly by police

TOUGH BREAK. Julian Edelman is reportedly due to undergo knee and shoulder surgery during the offseason. Photo from Instagram/@patriots


NFL champions Brady, Patriots dethroned by upstart Titans

Jan 05, 2020 - 1:39 PM

The loss could spell the end of the storied career of Tom Brady, who won 6 Super Bowl championships

PLAYOFF EXIT. Tom Brady and the Patriots fail to defend their NFL throne. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP


South Africa dominates England to cop 2019 Rugby World Cup

Nov 02, 2019 - 9:10 PM

In a stunning display of power and precision, South Africa captures its third rugby world crown after 12 years

CHAMPS. Team captain Siya Kolisi (center) and South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa lift the Webb Ellis Cup as they celebrate winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Photo by Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP

Patriots, Chiefs stay unbeaten with NFL road victories

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs both improve to 4-0 with victories over the Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions, respectively

KINGS OF NFL. Defending Super Bowl champions New England Patriots continue to dominate. Photo from Twitter/@Patriots


Brown says he's done with NFL after Patriots drop him

Sep 23, 2019 - 12:37 PM

With rape and sexual assault allegations haunting him, Antonio Brown gets released by the Patriots after just one game into the new NFL season

SHORT-LIVED. Antonio Brown ends his stint with the New England Patriots after just one game. Photo from Twitter/@AB84


New England Patriots dump Brown amid NFL rape investigation

Sep 21, 2019 - 12:38 PM

Controversies continue to unfold as the Patriots release Antonio Brown after just 11 days

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Patriots receiver Brown dropped by Nike, sidesteps questions

Sep 20, 2019 - 2:34 PM

'I'm just here to focus on ball and look forward to getting out there,' says Patriots star Antonio Brown amid a sexual assault case filed by his former trainer

EMBATTLED. The NFL launches an investigation on the allegations against Antonio Brown. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

Brown scores in Pats debut as NFL champs thump Dolphins

Sep 16, 2019 - 1:23 PM

The Patriots waste no time in making use of Antonio Brown, who engineered his departure from the Oakland Raiders

WINNING DEBUT. Antonio Brown makes an immediate impact for the New England Patriots. Photo from nfl.com


Brown trains with Patriots as NFL mulls rape probe

Sep 12, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Just days after joining Super Bowl champion Patriots, Antonio Brown gets rocked by a fresh controversy

TUMULTUOUS. New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown denies accusations of rape in a federal lawsuit filed by his former fitness trainer. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Brady, Patriots agree on two-year extension – reports

Aug 05, 2019 - 11:56 AM

The 42-year-old Tom Brady has talked of playing until 45 and the new deal could make that a possibility

CAN STILL PLAY. Tom Brady is not stopping anytime soon. Photo from Twitter/@TomBrady


Destiny? England eye World Cup final over U.S.

Jul 02, 2019 - 5:31 PM

England is not planning to fall short in its 3rd straight semifinal at a major tournament

DEFYING ODDS. Lucy Bronze hopes England can get past a streaking US team for a 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final berth. Photo from Lucy Bronze' Instagram

Trump, queen, and world leaders remember D-Day heroes

Jun 05, 2019 - 7:18 PM

(UPDATED) The Battle of Normandy on June 6, 1944 led to the liberation of Europe and helped bring about the end of World War II the following year

D-DAY. (L to R) Philip May, husband of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, US President Donald Trump, US First Lady Melania Trump, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel attend an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, in Portsmouth, southern England, on June 5, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

LOOK: Tom Brady joins Twitter by 'retiring' on April Fool's Day

Apr 02, 2019 - 11:07 AM

'I'm retiring. In my spare time, I'll be tweeting,' tweets 41-year-old NFL legend Tom Brady

FOOLED. Tom Brady makes fans believe that he's retiring at the moment he joins Twitter. Photo from New England Patriots Twitter

WATCH: Southgate condemns racism as UEFA charges Montenegro

Mar 26, 2019 - 11:23 PM

'Sanctions are worthless if there is nothing alongside that to help educate people,' says England coach Gareth Southgate

RACISM. Raheem Sterling fires back racist fans by cupping his ears while celebrating England's fifth goal. Photo from Raheem Sterling's Twitter

Patriots' Gronkowski retires from NFL

Mar 25, 2019 - 3:21 PM

The star tight end brings down the curtain on a nine-year career highlighted by 3 Super Bowl triumphs

RETIRED. Rob Gronkowski hangs up his spurs after an injury-plagued NFL career. Photo from Gronkowski's Instagram account (@gronk)


The week in photos: February 2-8, 2019

Feb 10, 2019 - 12:08 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

NAKED RUNNERS. Members of the Alpha Phi Omega fraternity participate in the 42nd Oblation Run at the University of the Philippines, Diliman on February 8, 2019. Photo by Lisa David/Rappler

Edelman caps injury, drug ban with Super Bowl glory

Feb 04, 2019 - 3:18 PM

Sidelined in the Super Bowl last year, the wide receiver makes up for lost time be becoming jut one of the 7 wide receivers to win Super Bowl MVP

RACKING IT UP. Julian Edelman wins his third Super Bowl with the New England Patriots. Photo from Instagram (@edelman11)


WATCH: Tom Brady, Patriots set Super Bowl records

Feb 04, 2019 - 1:13 PM

The 41-year-old becomes the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl while the Patriots tie the Pittsburgh Steelers for most Super Bowl triumphs

GOAT. Tom Brady becomes the first player in NFL history with 6 Super Bowl wins. Photo from Twitter (@NFL)


History for Brady as Patriots down Rams to win Super Bowl

Feb 04, 2019 - 11:14 AM

The 41-year-old quarterback becomes the first player ever to win 6 Super Bowls

LEGEND. Tom Brady makes his case for greatest of all time with 6 Super Bowl wins. Photo from Twitter (@NFL)


Patriots, Rams ready for Super Bowl generation game

Feb 03, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Patriots star Tom Brady looks to become the only NFL player in history to win 6 Super Bowls against a youthful Rams side

FAVORITES. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are tipped to win their sixth title. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Vaping twice better for quitting smoking than patches, gum – study

Jan 31, 2019 - 7:11 AM

However, an accompanying editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine cautioned: 'While e-cigarettes are 'safer' than traditional cigarettes, they are not without risks'

SAFE OR NOT? The scientific community are giving contradictory answers on the effects of using electronic cigarettes.

Patriots edge Chiefs to book Super Bowl date with Rams

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:49 AM

New England seeks its third title in 5 seasons after winning Super Bowls in 2016 and 2017

OLD BUT GOLD. Tom Brady (12) leads the New England Patriots to their ninth Super Bowl appearance in 18 seasons. File photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP


Patriots, Cowboys grab NFL playoff berths as Eagles alive

Dec 24, 2018 - 11:09 AM

New England became the first team in NFL history to reach the playoffs for 10 consecutive seasons

10TH STRAIGHT PLAYOFF. The New England Patriots make history as the first team clinch a 10th striaght playoff berth. Photo from Tom Brady's Instagram

Church of England to hold services to mark gender change

Dec 11, 2018 - 9:26 PM

The guidance says: 'The Church of England welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people, equally with all people, within the body of Christ'

CHANGING CHURCH. The Canterbury Church in Canterbury, Kent, England. Shutter Photo

Liverpool to snag Champions League win away from Anfield over PSG

Nov 27, 2018 - 1:26 PM

2018 Champions League runner-up Liverpool needs to prove that it can still pack a punch on the road

REDEMPTION. Liverpool looks to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain from the Champions League playoffs contention. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu – studies

Nov 22, 2018 - 3:23 PM

Probiotics are surging in popularity, with the global market predicted to expand from $37 billion in 2015 to $64 billion by 2023

Rooney excited for 'great moment' in England farewell

Nov 13, 2018 - 8:13 AM

England's all-time men's goals leader Wayne Rooney will play his final game for the flag in a friendly against US

GAME CHANGER. Wayne Rooney lifts Major League Soccer club DC United from the bottom of the table to the playoffs in his first campaign. Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP