'Happy Birthday, dear Queenie' rings out as Elizabeth turns 90

Apr 22, 2016

'Happy Birthday, dear Queenie' rings out as Elizabeth turns 90

Well-wishers sang “Happy Birthday” to a smiling Queen Elizabeth II as she turned 90 on Thursday, celebrating the milestone by lighting a beacon and greeting cheering crowds in the streets. The sovereign, who has been on the throne since 1952 and steered Britain through ...

West Indies wins World Twenty20

Apr 4, 2016

West Indies wins World Twenty20

Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes in the last over as the West Indies stunned England to lift the World Twenty20 title in Kolkata on Sunday. The Windies went into the last over needing 19 to win and with expert death bowler Ben Stokes ...

U.K. man convicted of plotting to attack U.S. troops in Britain

Apr 1, 2016

U.K. man convicted of plotting to attack U.S. troops in Britain

A British delivery driver has been convicted of plotting to attack U.S. military personnel in the U.K. A jury on Friday found Junead Khan guilty of preparing an act of terrorism. The 25-year-old’s work for a pharmaceutical firm took him past U.S. air bases ...

England rallies to beat Germany

Mar 27, 2016

England rallies to beat Germany

Jamie Vardy scored his first England goal two minutes after coming on as a substitute and Eric Dier scored in injury time to beat Germany 3-2 and preserve the team’s unbeaten record in Berlin on Saturday. Vardy, who came on in the 72nd minute, ...

England tops France to complete Grand Slam

Mar 20, 2016

England tops France to complete Grand Slam

Six Nations champion England completed its first Grand Slam in 13 years after beating France 31-21 in an error-strewn finale on Saturday. England, handed the title last weekend after France lost to Scotland, scored three tries to none but kept giving away kickable penalties ...

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

Jan 26, 2016

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

England crumbled to 101 all out and its second lowest score ever in South Africa to lose the fourth and final test by 280 runs on Tuesday, ending a hugely successful tour on a sobering low point. Continuing on 52-3, England lasted barely an ...