Drunken naked men: England assesses the reopening of pubs

World Jul 5, 2020

Drunken naked men: England assesses the reopening of pubs

It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does not seem to have overwhelmed emergency services as many had feared ahead of the biggest easing of Britain's lockdown. But one ...

Attempt to shame Premier League players backfired

Soccer Jun 17, 2020

Attempt to shame Premier League players backfired

by Rob Harris

A Premier League shutdown that began with the British government trying to shame stars over their wealth ended with admiration for a player's determination to ensure children won't starve. Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford received an unprecedented outpouring of congratulatory messages ahead of Wednesday's resumption ...

Johnson under pressure as scientists speak out on COVID-19 failures

World Jun 11, 2020

Johnson under pressure as scientists speak out on COVID-19 failures

The U.K.’s top scientists said the government made a string of failures in its handling of the coronavirus crisis, putting Boris Johnson under pressure on live television. Standing next to the prime minister, the country’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty appeared to call him out ...