Another Harry Kane hat-trick for Tottenham breaks the records
26 December 2017 | 5:11 pm
Kane breaks English soccer record for most goals in a calendar year then scores again to break European record.
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8 Mar 2020
In the remote Indian state of Manipur, polo dates back centuries - it was there that it came to the attention of British colonialists who formalised the sport as polo, and spread it around the world. Now a group of women players are challenging the rural region's traditions in the so-called 'sport of kings'.
17 Jun 2020
England's Premier League returns to action this week - and the thousands of coronavirus tests that have helped make that possible have an unlikely source: a little-known start-up in Hong Kong. Prenetics/Circle DNA is playing a key role in rebooting the world's most popular football league after landing a £4 million ($5 million) contract to screen its players and staff.
27 Jun 2020
Thousands crowd the beach in the English coastal town of Bournemouth to soak up the sun on the hottest day of the year as lockdown measures are slowly eased -- but with officials still warning of another surge in COVID-19 cases.
3 Oct 2020
Cameroon: Forbidden English?
11 Oct 2020
Longboard dancing may still be relatively underground, but scroll through your Instagram feed and you're likely to spot a video many like Lotfi Lamaali or Cassandre Lemoine performing acrobatics on their skateboards.
28 Oct 2020
With one part in England and one part in Wales, border town Knighton, with around 3,000 inhabitants, has to follow two different sets of Covid rules.
26 Oct 2020
Britain's special forces have taken control of the Liberia-registered oil tanker after stowaways, discovered aboard, turned violent. Initial reports suggested the ship, which had traveled from Nigeria, had been hijacked.
15 Nov 2020
Considered non-essential businesses, independent bookshops across England plan new ways to reach their customers during lockdown, and utimately fight the online giant Amazon, with the help of the independant online platform Bookshops.org.
18 Nov 2020
A winemaker in Herefordshire, in the west of England, has created "English nouveau", a lightly fermented red wine inspired by its French cousin, the "Beaujolais nouveau". With the help of climate change, vine growing has become easier and more common in England, attracting international interest.
30 Nov 2020
France wants to vote on a French version of the Brexit deal. But the EU's chief negotiator has confirmed the talks have dragged on for so long there is not enough time for a translation.
1 Apr 2021
The captivating traditional wrestling championship in Niger is an annual event. The west African nation's "king sport" is about much more than just a good fight.
12 Apr 2021
Pub owners and staff in England are preparing for the reopening of outdoor hospitality on April 12. The landlady of the Crown Inn in Yorkshire says she has ordered more beer and is "praying for fine weather." Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed earlier that from April 12, non-essential retail, gyms, hairdressers and outdoor hospitality will reopen in England.
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The death toll from this week's truck bombings has risen to at least 40, but local and national authorities say the latest attacks from the al-Shabab group will not deter them from fighting the terrorists.
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It was an unprecedented attack on the peaceful transition of power that had defined democracy in the United States for more than two centuries. On January 6, 2021, a mob of Donald Trump supporters besieged the US Capitol in rioting that ultimately killed five people. War reporter Luke Mogelson was there that day.
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The move further escalates the dispute over classified documents discovered at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. It's unclear whether the nation's highest court will accept the request.
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OPEC+ said Wednesday that it will slash oil production by 2 million barrels per day, the biggest cut since the start of the pandemic, in a move that threatens to push gasoline prices higher just weeks before US midterm elections.
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Truss: 'I have three priorities for our economy: growth, growth and growth'
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The Swedish Academy gave the award to French memoirist Annie Ernaux. An icon of autobiographical fiction, the author of "The Years" joins the ranks of other prestigious figures in the literary scene.