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Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen in Windsor

Sep. 29, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II as the chapel where the late monarch was buried opened to the public Thursday for the first time since her death. The queen's death certificate says...

Royal silks back in British horse racing after queen's death

Sep. 27, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The famous royal silks are returning to British horse racing for the first time since the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Taking to the track under the ownership of the queen's heir, King Charles III, Educator will don the purple, red and gold silks for a race at...

Glasgow, Liverpool vie to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

Sep. 27, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in either Glasgow or Liverpool, the BBC said Tuesday, after Britain was asked to hold the event on behalf of designated host country Ukraine. Scotland’s biggest city and the birthplace of The Beatles were named the two...

UK government lifts fracking ban despite opposition

Sep. 22, 2022 09:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government confirmed Thursday that it's lifting a ban on fracking in England, arguing that the move will help boost the country's energy security amid Russia's war in Ukraine. Prime Minister Liz Truss announced within days of taking office earlier this month...

At least 250,000 people lined up to see queen's coffin

Sep. 20, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — At least 250,000 people joined the huge line to see Queen Elizabeth II's coffin lying in state for four days in London's Westminster Hall at Parliament, an official said Tuesday. The figure was released a day after Britain ended 10 days of national mourning for the...

World Cup, Euro 2024 already weigh on Nations League games

Sep. 20, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

The 13 European national teams going to this year’s World Cup will play their last competitive soccer games in the Nations League this week, two months before the tournament starts in Qatar. For the rest of continent’s teams — with the exception of Russia, which has been...

Order of Service for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Sep. 19, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is the order of service for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, which will take place at 11 a.m. BST (6 a.m. EDT, 1000 GMT) in Westminster Abbey on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022": The service is conducted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster. The...

Order of Service for Queen Elizabeth II's funeral

Sep. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is the order of service for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral, which will take place at 11 a.m. BST (6 a.m. EDT, 1000 GMT) in Westminster Abbey on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022": The service is conducted by The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE, Dean of Westminster. The...

Alcaraz sends Spain into last 8 of Davis Cup Finals

Sep. 18, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

Carlos Alcaraz is producing the goods for his country as well as himself. Seven days after winning his first Grand Slam tournament, the top-ranked Alcaraz beat Kwon Soon-woo in straight sets in the Davis Cup Finals to secure Spain victory over South Korea and a spot in the...

Today in History: September 18, Ruth Bader Ginsburg died

Sep. 18, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 18, the 261st day of 2022. There are 104 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the...