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British Museum to display the world's oldest map of stars

Oct. 18, 2021 10:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The British Museum will display what it says is the world’s oldest surviving map of the stars in a major upcoming exhibition on the Stonehenge stone circle. The 3,600-year-old “Nebra Sky Disc,” first discovered in Germany in 1999, is one of the...

Ford to make electric power units in northwest England

Oct. 18, 2021 05:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to spend up to 230 million pounds ($315 million) to turn a transmission factory in northwest England into a plant that will make electric power units for cars and trucks sold throughout Europe. The carmaker said Monday that the...

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Oct. 17, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change and Earth's most pressing challenges. ...

Tagovailoa 'not 100%' as Dolphins lose 5th consecutive game

Oct. 17, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa didn't expect to be the star quarterback talking about a losing streak. The Miami Dolphins QB made his first start in a month, returning from fractured ribs though he said he's "not 100%” yet. Still, the Dolphins were...

Father of suspect in UK lawmaker's slaying is 'traumatized'

Oct. 17, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British lawmaker during a meeting with local voters told British media he was shocked and “traumatized” by his son’s arrest, as police continued questioning the suspect under terrorism laws. ...

Jags end 20-game skid with 53-yard FG to beat Dolphins 23-20

Oct. 17, 2021 15:31 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a championship pedigree at coach and quarterback. However it took a software engineer-turned-kicker to finally end the misery of a 20-game losing streak. Matthew Wright’s 53-yard field goal as time...

Hope, conflicted morality as Newcastle fans welcome Saudis

Oct. 17, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) — Wearing a mock Arab headdress, Chris Greenslade, between swigs from a bottle of Newcastle Brown Ale, was proudly embracing his club’s new status as one of the richest in world sports. “We’re Saudis,” the 41-year-old Newcastle fan said....

Tagovailoa to start, CBs Howard, Jones out for Dolphins

Oct. 17, 2021 08:50 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa will start but the Miami Dolphins will be without starting cornerbacks Xavien Howard and Byron Jones for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. Howard had earlier been ruled out but Jones, who has an Achilles tendon...

Pope decries attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and England

Oct. 17, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried recent deadly attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and Britain, expressing closeness to the families of victims and calling violence “a defeat for everyone.” “Last week various attacks were carried out, for example in...

Salah scores another wonder goal as Man United slumps in EPL

Oct. 16, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

There seemed to be no route to goal for Mohamed Salah when he received the ball at a standing start just inside the area with three opponents around him. The Liverpool forward is in the form of his life, though, and after a series of feints, deft touches and shoulder...