Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Amir Malik is on a drive to make golf more inclusive for Muslims

CNN  —  Amir Malik is a man in love with golf. Yet golf has not always loved him back. A devoted sports fan since his childhood in Kingston upon Thames, London, he was fascinated with golf long before he took his first swing. But knowing nobody else who played, Malik …

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Erling Haaland is on track to crush Premier League records

CNN  —  Erling Haaland is redefining the art of goalscoring in the 21st century, goal by goal, hat-trick by hat-trick. The 22-year-old seems to write a new scoring record every time he takes to the field and Sunday’s Manchester derby proved no exception. Three goals in Manchester City’s 6-3 dismantling …

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NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

CNN  —  The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game …

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Italy moves onto Nations League finals, while England is relegated after playing out thrilling draw with Germany at Wembley

CNN  —  Italy joined The Netherlands and Croatia in the Nations League final four with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Hungary, while England and Germany shared the spoils at Wembley in a 3-3 draw that will leave both sides frustrated with their performances ahead of the World Cup. Italy needed …

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Apple raises iPhone 14 price in UK, Japan, Australia, overseas markets

Apple hiked the price of the iPhone 14 series in a number of key markets, though it was unchanged in the United States. With rampant inflation persisting and a global recession on the horizon, all eyes were on how Apple priced its main product during the Cupertino giant’s big event …

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June Spencer, ‘The Archers’ actress who played matriarch Peggy Woolley, retires at age 103

CNN  —  June Spencer, the last original cast member of BBC Radio 4 drama “The Archers,” has retired from the show after more than 70 years, at the age of 103. The British soap legend, who played matriarch Peggy Woolley (formerly Archer), made her debut in the first-ever episode of …

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Surging temperatures are good for solar panels, right? The answer is: It’s complicated

This image, from May 2022, shows solar panels in Worcestershire, England. The recent hot weather in the U.K. has led to a discussion about the optimum conditions for solar power. Mike Kemp | In Pictures | Getty Images Last week saw temperatures in the U.K. surge, with highs of over …

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Amazon plans 4,000 more jobs in the UK this year, defying tech downturn

An Amazon warehouse in Warrington, England. Nathan Stirk | Getty Images Amazon announced Friday it would create more than 4,000 permanent jobs in the U.K. in 2022, defying a wave of job cuts in the tech industry. The roles will include job functions in software development, product management, and engineering, …

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Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

London CNN  —  Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey pleaded not guilty Thursday in a London court to four charges of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent, according to Britain’s PA Media news agency. The “House of Cards” actor, 62, who …

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Mo Farah: Long-distance running legend tells the BBC he was illegally trafficked to the UK as a child

CNN  —  Long distance running legend Mo Farah has told the BBC that he was trafficked into the UK as a child and forced to work as a domestic servant. The revelation comes in a new documentary by the British broadcaster set to air on Wednesday. In it, Farah also …

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