fbpx
55 F
Los Angeles
Monday, March 8, 2021
Home Tags England

Tag: England

Winning run ended by Man U but City running away with title

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Long after the final whistle blew, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep Guardiola stood on the touchline, arms wrapped around each...

The Latest: Michigan makes homeless people vaccine-eligible

DETROIT — People who are homeless will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in Michigan starting Monday. ...

United ends City winning run at 21 with Manchester derby joy

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Success for Manchester United these days is being the spoiler as Manchester City goes on to eventually claim the league...

British-Iranian woman ends 5-year sentence, but not free yet

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A British-Iranian woman held in an Iranian prison for five years on widely refuted spying charges ended her sentence on...

UK schools to reopen, backed by frequent virus testing

LONDON (AP) — British students, backed by a robust coronavirus testing program, are gearing up to return to school Monday after a two-month closure,...

Vaxi Taxi targets vaccine anxiety as UK minority uptake lags

LONDON (AP) — The Vaxi Taxi was a godsend for Leslie Reid. ...

SAmerica soccer body postpones World Cup qualifiers in March

SAO PAULO (AP) — Two rounds of South American World Cup qualifiers scheduled for the end of March were postponed on Saturday following opposition...

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

MILAN (AP) — The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed....

Prince Philip transferred back to private hospital

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has been transferred from a specialist cardiac hospital to a private facility to continue his recovery after a heart...

LA Galaxy sign defender Derrick Williams from Blackburn

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have signed Irish international defender Derrick Williams. ...

In big shift, Germany to give AstraZeneca shots to over 65s

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s independent vaccine committee has formally approved giving the AstraZeneca shot to people aged 65 and over, and recommended waiting 12...

Amazon opens first UK checkout-free grocery store in London

LONDON (AP) — Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets...

Hospitalized Prince Philip has successful heart procedure

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has had a successful heart procedure at a London hospital and is expected to remain for several days of...

Palace to investigate after Meghan accused of bullying staff

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace said Wednesday it was launching an investigation after a newspaper reported that a former aide had made a bullying...

Tactical shift: Europe seeks vaccine ‘overdrive’ to catch up

BERLIN (AP) — Slow off the blocks in the race to immunize its citizens against COVID-19, Germany faces an unfamiliar problem: a glut of...

Camilla says hospitalized Prince Philip is ‘slightly’ better

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip is “slightly improving” and the royal family is keeping its fingers crossed for the hospitalized royal's recovery, his daughter-in-law...

Prince Philip moved to specialized London heart hospital

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip was transferred Monday to a specialized London heart hospital to undergo testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition...

Online review platform Trustpilot chooses London for IPO

LONDON (AP) — Online review platform Trustpilot said Monday it plans to sell shares in London, in a stock offering that helps shore up...

The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping Sunday night

WASHINGTON — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states...

Bale turns back time at Tottenham as Man U and Chelsea draw

LONDON (AP) — Gareth Bale turned back time for Tottenham, while Chelsea and Manchester United seemed happy just to play out time. ...

WWII plane fly-past honors Captain Tom Moore at funeral

LONDON (AP) — Church bells rang out and a World War II-era plane flew Saturday over the funeral service of Captain Tom Moore to...

IS bride loses bid to return to UK to fight for citizenship

LONDON (AP) — A woman who ran away from London as a teenager to join the Islamic State group lost her bid Friday to...

England minorities: Higher COVID-19 cases, fewer vaccinated

LONDON (AP) — England’s ethnic minority communities have higher levels of COVID-19 infections and lower levels of vaccine acceptance than other groups, according to...

Long-serving Saudi oil minister Ahmed Zaki Yamani dies at 90

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ahmed Zaki Yamani, a long-serving oil minister in Saudi Arabia who led the kingdom through the 1973 oil...

Britons rush to book holidays amid plans to end lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Stir-crazy Britons rushed to book overseas vacations after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled plans to slowly ease a national lockdown, boosting...

Palace: Prince Philip has infection, will stay in hospital

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip is “comfortable” in a London hospital where he is being treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday. ...

UK to push at G-7 for global standard on ‘vaccine passports’

LONDON (AP) — Britain plans to use its presidency of the Group of Seven economic powers to push for an internationally recognized system of...

Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts lockdown slowly

LONDON (AP) — Children in England will return to class and people will be able to meet a friend outside for coffee in two...

UK data: COVID-19 vaccines sharply cut hospitalizations

LONDON (AP) — Two U.K. studies released Monday showed that COVID-19 vaccination programs are contributing to a sharp drop in hospitalizations, boosting hopes that...

Portugal rolls back virus surge that made it world’s worst

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s official daily number of new COVID-19 cases on Monday dropped below 1,000 for the first time since early October,...

William says hospitalized grandfather Prince Philip is ‘OK’

LONDON (AP) — Prince William said Monday that his grandfather, Prince Philip, is “OK” as the 99-year-old royal consort remains in a London hospital...

The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony...

Man City earns 18th straight win, Spurs lose again in EPL

Exactly three months ago, Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham was outwitting Manchester City to go top of the Premier League and leave Pep Guardiola doubting the...

More Liverpool misery: 1st home loss to Everton in 22 years

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A first win at Anfield since 1999 for Everton. The worst form for Liverpool at home in the league since...

Hand-holding but no hugs: UK OKs some nursing home visits

LONDON (AP) — The British government announced a small step out of the nation's lockdown on Saturday — allowing nursing home residents to have...

Prince Charles visits 99-year-old Prince Philip in hospital

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles went to a London hospital on Saturday to visit his father, Prince Philip, who was admitted earlier his week...

Princess Eugenie and husband pick a name for their baby son

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their baby boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. ...

It’s final: Harry and Meghan won’t return as working royals

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace confirmed Friday that Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will not be returning to royal duties, and Harry will...

Britain’s Prince Philip to stay in hospital through weekend

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Philip is expected to stay in a London hospital for several more days after being admitted earlier this week...

Virus surges anew in central Europe in face of new variants

PRAGUE (AP) — Authorities in central Europe warned on Friday that they are seeing a surge in coronavirus cases across their region amid the...

VIRUS DIARY: It’s mud, mud everywhere in UK’s 3rd lockdown

LONDON (AP) — It's apparently not enough for Britons to endure almost 120,000 COVID-19 deaths and face a new variant of the virus that...

The Latest: Nevada has 1st confirmed case of SAfrica variant

RENO, Nev. — Nevada health officials have confirmed the state’s first known case of a coronavirus variant that was originally identified in South Africa. ...

Britain’s Prince Philip remains in hospital as ‘precaution’

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip has spent a second night in a London hospital after being admitted earlier this week as a...

Dubai princess’ backers seek Biden help to win her freedom

LONDON (AP) — Supporters of an Emirati princess held against her will for almost three years are urging Joe Biden to put pressure on...

UK queen’s husband Prince Philip, 99, admitted to hospital

LONDON (AP) — Britain's 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. ...

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go all-electric by 2025

LONDON (AP) — Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday as it outlined a plan...

The Latest: Fauci wins $1 million for “defending science”

TEL AVIV, Israel — Dr. Anthony Fauci has won the $1 million Dan David Prize for “defending science” and advocating for vaccines now being...

UK opens quarantine hotels, pushes on with vaccine drive

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s newly established quarantine hotels received their first guests on Monday as the government tries to prevent new coronavirus variants from...

‘I don’t need a break’: Klopp defiant amid Liverpool slump

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — In his most challenging period as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp put on a show of defiance Monday in outlining how...

UK’s chief mouser celebrates 10 years on the prowl

LONDON (AP) — Larry the cat, a four-legged inhabitant of London’s 10 Downing St., is marking a decade as Britain’s mouse-catcher in chief on...

The Latest: Australia receives over 142,000 vaccine doses

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia will begin vaccinating its population against COVID-19 next week after its first shipment of Pfizer vaccine was delivered on Monday. ...

Ultra-Orthodox Londoners roll up sleeves to fight COVID

LONDON (AP) — As people across England huddled indoors amid freezing temperatures and a national lockdown, nearly 300 elderly men and women lined up...

UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. announced Sunday that it had reached its goal of giving at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot to the most...

UK’s Johnson: Vaccines worldwide takes a ‘colossal mission’

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to appeal to leaders of the world’s richest nations to unite in a “colossal mission’’...

English soccer at breaking point over abuse on social media

Death threats. Racist abuse. Sexist slurs. And social media accounts allowed to stay active even after spreading bile. ...

The Latest: Mardi Gras muted in New Orleans by coronavirus

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans’ annual pre-Lenten Mardi Gras celebration is muted this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Huawei takes HSBC to UK court for docs in extradition fight

LONDON (AP) — Huawei took U.K. bank HSBC to court on Friday to get it to hand over documents, in a new legal maneuver...

Court: Nigerian farmers can sue Shell in UK over pollution

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that a group of Nigerian farmers and fishermen can sue Royal Dutch Shell PLC in English...

Pandemic takes a toll on exhausted UK funeral directors

LONDON (AP) — Funeral director Hasina Zaman recently helped a family say goodbye to a young man in his 30s who had died from...

English soccer heads ask Zuckerberg, Dorsey to act on racism

The leaders of English soccer asked the heads of Facebook and Twitter on Thursday to show “basic human decency” by taking more robust action...

UK judge says newspaper invaded Meghan’s privacy with letter

LONDON (AP) — A newspaper invaded the Duchess of Sussex’s privacy by publishing a personal letter to her estranged father, a British judge ruled...

AstraZeneca expects updated COVID-19 vaccine by autumn

LONDON (AP) — AstraZeneca said Thursday it expects to have a new version of its COVID-19 vaccine ready for use by this autumn as...

UK, EU meeting in bid to calm post-Brexit trade turbulence

LONDON (AP) — Breaking up is proving hard to do for Britain and the European Union, whose divorce deal is in choppy waters just...

Police in Europe bust gang hijacking celeb phones, arrest 10

LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested 10 people in the U.K., Belgium and Malta for allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to U.S. celebrities including...

Famed medieval Bayeux Tapestry goes online – every thread

PARIS (AP) — The world-famous medieval Bayeux Tapestry may be off-limits to visitors because of the coronavirus pandemic, but its keepers have put a...

The Latest: N.C. senators OK bill to force schools to reopen

RALEIGH, North Carolina — North Carolina state senators have approved a bill that would require K-12 public schools to reopen with at least partial...

Lying on arrival could mean 10 years in prison in England

LONDON (AP) — Anyone arriving in England and found to have lied about a recent visit to a country on the British government's travel...

UK’s Princess Eugenie gives birth to 1st child, a baby boy

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Princess Eugenie has given birth to a baby boy, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. ...

UK tech tycoon fights US extradition over ill-fated HP deal

LONDON (AP) — A British tech entrepreneur appeared in a London court Tuesday to fight extradition to the United States on fraud charges stemming...

Hopes rise in Portugal but COVID-19 still slams hospitals

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Hopes are rising in Portugal that the worst of a devastating pandemic surge might be over, as the number of...

Writer Mick Herron’s ‘Slow Horses’ are spies for our times

LONDON (AP) — Like a spy in the night, writer Mick Herron’s success has been stealthy. It took a while for the world to...

The Latest: China’s northeast outbreaks appear under control

BEIJING — China appears to have stamped out its latest coronavirus outbreaks centered on the northeast, reporting no new cases of local infection in...

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccine drive

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has suspended plans to inoculate its front-line health care workers with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine after a small clinical trial...

The Latest: Sri Lankan officials say vaccinations advancing

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan health officials said on Saturday that more than half of the health workers and frontline military and police...

UK backs CureVac effort to make vaccine for COVID variants

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government announced Friday that it plans to work with a German biopharmaceutical company to develop vaccines targeting emerging variants...

UK tribunal to hear witnesses on China genocide accusations

LONDON (AP) — An independent tribunal in Britain aiming to establish whether the Chinese government’s alleged rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in the far...

The Latest: Mexico sees near-record daily coronavirus deaths

MEXICO CITY — Mexico reported a near-record 1,707 confirmed coronavirus deaths Wednesday, as the country runs out of vaccines. ...

Study finds COVID-19 vaccine may reduce virus transmission

AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine does more than prevent people from falling seriously ill — it appears to reduce transmission of the virus and offers strong...

UK-EU talks aim to defuse Brexit tensions over N Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Senior politicians from Britain, Northern Ireland and the European Union held inconclusive talks Wednesday in a bid to ease post-Brexit trade...

Fundraising feet: Capt. Tom’s legacy lives in 11-year-old

LONDON (AP) — The legacy of Capt. Tom Moore, the super fundraiser who died Tuesday of COVID-19, lives on in Imogen Papworth-Heidel — and...

UK says new study vindicates delaying 2nd virus vaccine shot

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s health chief said Wednesday that a new study suggesting that a single dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine provides a...

UK tests house-to-house in hunt for new COVID-19 variant

LONDON (AP) — England has begun house-by-house COVID-19 testing in some communities as authorities try to snuff out a new variant of the coronavirus...

Capt. Tom Moore, WWII vet whose walk cheered UK, dies at 100

LONDON (AP) — Capt. Tom Moore, the World War II veteran who walked into the hearts of a nation in lockdown as he shuffled...

Q&A: Stanley Tucci on grief, food and ‘Supernova’

NEW YORK (AP) — Stanley Tucci’s pandemic experiences have run the gamut. ...

Activists chain gates at Israeli arms company’s UK factory

LONDON (AP) — Protesters have blocked the entrance of an Israeli-owned factory in England where they claim deadly weapons are made. ...

Liverpool set to address center-back crisis on deadline day

LONDON (AP) — Liverpool looks set to address its injury crisis in central defense by making a low-key signing from England’s second division on...

Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of Hong Kongers have already made the sometimes painful decision to leave behind their hometown and move to Britain...

UK police arrest another 9 people at asylum seekers’ camp

LONDON (AP) — Police in southeast England said Sunday that they have made a further nine arrests at a former army barracks, which has...

Hilton Valentine, founding Animals guitarist, dies at 77

LONDON (AP) — Hilton Valentine, the founding guitarist of the English rock and roll band The Animals who is credited with coming up with...

Man City making case for defense in latest EPL title charge

A last-minute consolation and a bundled effort from a long throw-in are the only goals Manchester City has conceded in nine games across all...

EU tightens vaccine export rules, creates post-Brexit outcry

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union introduced tighter rules Friday on exports of COVID-19 vaccines that could hit shipments to nations like the United...

China derecognizes British National Overseas passport

BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it will no longer recognize the British National Overseas passport as a valid travel document or form of...

In virus-struck Europe, jabs trigger intense political fight

BRUSSELS (AP) — There was little effort to mask the gloating, just one month after Britain's full — and, at times, tempestuous — divorce...

UK’s Johnson faces criticism over Scotland trip in lockdown

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced accusations Thursday that he is not abiding by the country's lockdown rules as he visited...

‘Take every shift as it comes’: No respite for UK hospitals

LONDON (AP) — When the U.K. surpassed 100,000 coronavirus dead this week, it was much more than just a number to Justin Fleming. ...

The Latest: More rules for returning New Zealand travelers

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Travelers returning to New Zealand will face stricter rules at quarantine hotels as health authorities investigate how up to three...

UK’s Johnson hopes schools in England can reopen on March 8

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated Wednesday that the coronavirus lockdown in England will remain in place until at least March...

UK vaccine plant evacuated after getting suspicious package

LONDON (AP) — A British pharmaceutical manufacturing company producing coronavirus vaccines had to partially evacuate its factory Wednesday after receiving a “suspicious package.” ...

Protesters against UK rail link evicted from London park

LONDON (AP) — Some protesters against a high-speed rail link between London and northern England were evicted from a park in the capital city...

UK passes 100,000 coronavirus deaths as outbreak still rages

LONDON (AP) — More than 100,000 people have died in the United Kingdom after contracting the coronavirus, a year into Europe's deadliest outbreak, figures...

FEATURE - Read More >

Weather - Click The Icon To Change Locations

Los Angeles
broken clouds
53.8 ° F
57.2 °
49 °
72 %
1.2mph
75 %
Mon
61 °
Tue
62 °
Wed
61 °
Thu
57 °
Fri
55 °
WatchOurCity.com