Butler handily beats ‘last-minute foe’ Sultan for interim WBO belt 

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler made easy work on last-minute opponent, Jonas “Zorro” Sultan to becoming the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim world bantamweight champion last Friday, April 22, 2022, at the M&S…

Unhappy spouses in England, Wales cheer ‘no-fault divorce’

Agence France Presse 04/07/2022

LONDON — No more faked evidence or years-long waits — from Wednesday, April 6, 2022, unhappy spouses in England and Wales can end their marriages without blaming each other, in the biggest reform of divorce law for…

Casimero title defense to be held in Liverpool, UK

Glendale G. Rosal 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is busy training in Mandaue City, Probellum announced that they have chosen the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England as the venue for…

England into Euro 2020 final after ending Denmark dream run

Reuters 07/08/2021

  LONDON— England and their long-suffering fans finally have the chance to add another trophy to the 1966 World Cup after they overcame Denmark 2-1 in extra time on Wednesday to reach the European Championship final for…

Temporary morgues set up as UK hospitals run out of space

Reuters 01/13/2021

LEATHERHEAD, England — British authorities have had to set up temporary morgues in some areas after local hospital mortuaries ran out of space due to a surge in deaths caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Britain has reported…

Constricting or constrictor? Man uses snake as face mask

AFP 09/19/2020

Public transport bosses in northwest England on Tuesday clarified the rules on face coverings after a bus passenger was spotted with a snake around his neck and mouth. The commuter was spotted on a bus bound for…

39 people found dead in truck container in southeast England

Associated Press 10/24/2019

LONDON  — Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria. The truck, which is said to have entered Britain via the Welsh port of…

With 19 aces, gutsy comeback, Serena reaches Wimbledon semis

AP 07/10/2019

WIMBLEDON, England — Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble Tuesday (Wednesday morning, Philippine time) against an opponent playing…

Coco Gauff’s dream run at Wimbledon ends

AP 07/09/2019

WIMBLEDON, England — Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion. The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 on Monday (Tuesday dawn, Philippine time)…

Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

AP 06/19/2018

Volgograd, Russia — Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out. Kane found an open area of space at the far post…

Macarine calls off English Channel attempt again

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2017

For the second straight year, Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine has called off his bid to cross the treacherous English Channel. Macarine was supposed to swim the 33-mile channel from Dover, England to Calais, France on Friday but…

Villanueva vs Tete fight set on April 8

Glendale G. Rosal 02/08/2017

ARTHUR Villanueva, whose ring name “King Arthur” will try to relive United Kingdom’s famed legend, fights WBO world ranked number two bantamweight Zolane Tete of South Africa in Manchester, England on coming April 8. The world title…

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