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Weather should be factor again for low scoring at Senior PGA

May. 25, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Count Colin Montgomerie among those who aren’t surprised by the low winning scores in the Senior PGA Championship during its previous four visits to the Jack Nicklaus-designed Harbor Shores. “I love the course,” said the veteran from Scotland, who...

UK's Johnson faulted for lockdown parties but won't quit

May. 25, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — An investigative report released Wednesday blamed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior leaders for allowing boozy government parties that broke the U.K.’s COVID-19 lockdown rules, and while Johnson said he took “full responsibility” for the breaches, he...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for lockdown breaching parties, but ignores calls to resign

May. 25, 2022 07:54 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes 'full responsibility' for lockdown breaching parties, but ignores calls to resign.

London mayor seeks police answers over 'partygate' fines

May. 24, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The mayor of London asked the city’s police chief on Tuesday to explain how decisions were made about issuing fines for lockdown-breaking government parties, after photos were published of Prime Minister Boris Johnson drinking at an event in his office in 2020. Some...

Tottenham owners to give club cash boost of $188 million

May. 24, 2022 11:33 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The owners of Premier League club Tottenham plan to give the club a cash injection of up to 150 million pounds ($188 million), amid calls from manager Antonio Conte to reinforce the squad following qualification for the Champions League. Majority shareholder ENIC...

More turn to UK food banks as food and fuel bills soar

May. 24, 2022 08:20 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For many struggling families, older people and the homeless, Michelle Dornelly’s food hub in east London has been a lifeline. Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Britain, she has been collecting surplus groceries from supermarkets and distributing them to people who can't afford to...

Expert: Monkeypox likely spread by sex at 2 raves in Europe

May. 23, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A leading adviser to the World Health Organization described the unprecedented outbreak of monkeypox in developed countries as “a random event” that appears to have been caused by sexual activity at two recent raves in Europe. Dr. David Heymann, who formerly...

UK's Boris Johnson awaits judgment of 'partygate' report

May. 23, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shadowed by career-threatening scandal for months — but so far he has escaped unscathed. This week he faces one more threat to his political future: a comprehensive report into coronavirus lockdown-breaching parties in...

New this week: Dinosaurs, Def Leppard and 'The Responder'

May. 23, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — In the satirical comedy “Emergency,” college seniors Kunle (Donald Elise Watkins) and Sean...

Man City wins 6th EPL title in 11 seasons in dramatic finale

May. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City scored three goals in five minutes to turn around a tense and dramatic season finale and clinch a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons, rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and hold off Liverpool's challenge on Sunday. After starting the...