Good times await travelers in Edinburgh

Nov 12, 2016

Good times await travelers in Edinburgh

Rain is pelting the black bulk of Edinburgh Castle brooding over the city, but inside Fingers Piano Bar on Frederick Street, it’s warm and dry as I dance with a throng of cheerful Scots, all of us lustily belting out the chorus of “Sweet ...

Nov 12, 2016

England, France record victories

England shrugged aside the potential ramifications of sanctions over poppy emblems Friday with a 3-0 Wembley win over Scotland to bring a 2018 World Cup berth a step closer. A trio of headers from Liverpool pair Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana and Chelsea’s Gary ...

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

Jul 18, 2016

U.K. lawmakers set to debate replacing Britain's nuclear-armed submarines

British lawmakers are due to vote Monday on whether to replace the country’s fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a powerful but expensive symbol of the country’s military status. The Conservative government is determined to maintain Britain’s nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Royal Navy submarines ...

Japan looks to future after narrow defeat to Scotland

Jun 26, 2016

Japan looks to future after narrow defeat to Scotland

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Japan back-row forward Amanaki Lelei Mafi admits that the absence of injured Rugby World Cup stars including Ayumu Goromaru and Michael Leitch hurt the Brave Blossoms in their two test-match defeats to Scotland. But the Tonga-born man mountain has backed their youthful replacements to ...