LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, in what police said was a terrorist incident. A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack, which united Britain's fractious politicians in shock and sorrow.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer promised Friday to not miss another team flight.
The last time he did, Meyer ended up embarrassing the franchise and drawing a public reprimand from owner Shad Khan after videos surfaced of the coach's behavior in an Ohio bar.
Barring a setback, Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is ready for his comeback.
Tagovailoa returns to his starting role Sunday when the Dolphins play the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, after missing most of the last four games — all of them Miami losses — with fractured ribs.
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Brazil players Alisson Becker and Fabinho are travelling directly to Spain to complete their 10-day quarantine period after international duty and are in line to feature for Liverpool against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said Friday he cannot give assurances to Raheem Sterling about more regular playing time after the winger said he was open to leaving the Premier League champion.
LONDON (AP) — British health officials said Friday that 43,000 people may have been wrongly told they don’t have the coronavirus because of problems at a private laboratory.
The U.K. Health Security Agency said the Immensa Health Clinic Ltd.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling is open to leaving Manchester City to be sure of more regular playing time and says he dreams of moving away from England.
The winger, who is regular starter for European Championship runner-up England, has fallen down the pecking order at the Premier League champions.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City forward Ferran Torres has broken a bone in his right foot, the English club said Thursday, potentially ruling him out of Spain's crucial World Cup qualifiers next month.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A month ago, Raphinha feared Brazil's national team might never again call on him to play in a World Cup qualifier — he and other England-based players were stopped from playing due to COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in Britain.
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Wales midfielder David Brooks will begin cancer treatment after being diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin lymphoma.
The 24-year-old Bournemouth player, who was part of the Wales squad at the European Championshp, earlier withdrew from this month's World Cup qualifiers.
FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings on Wednesday against the Hungarian, English, Albanian and Polish football federations after condemning disorder involving Hungary and Albania fans in separate World Cup qualifiers.
WATFORD, England (AP) — As Watford’s 15th full-time manager in the last 10 years, Claudio Ranieri is fully aware of the precariousness of his latest job in the Premier League.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's economic recovery lost momentum during the summer despite the widespread lifting of coronavirus restrictions as supply chain issues took their toll, official figures showed Wednesday.
For all the improvements made by England under Gareth Southgate — and reaching the World Cup semifinals and European Championship final suggests there are many — one major problem has been holding the team back.
LONDON (AP) — Crowd trouble marred World Cup qualifiers as Hungary fans clashed with police during a 1-1 draw against England at Wembley Stadium and Poland's players walked off in Albania after bottles were hurled in another Group I match on Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — England will be hit hard by floods like those that devastated Germany this summer if the country does not improve its defense against more extreme weather brought by climate change, a governmental agency said Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — Hungary supporters clashed with police at Wembley Stadium after officers entered the away stand to make an arrest for racist abuse at the start of a World Cup qualifier against England on Tuesday.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raphael Varane will miss the start of a difficult run of games for Manchester United after being ruled out for “a few weeks" Tuesday because of a groin injury.
The center back, signed from Real Madrid in the offseason, was hurt in the first half of France’s 2-1 victory over Spain in the Nations League final on Sunday.
France and England have been allowed to play their rugby league test next week in Perpignan without scrums.
Scrums were scrapped when the English Super League was restarted in August 2020 in order to reduce close contacts during matches at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
LONDON (AP) — The British and Irish Lions have launched a working group to explore the possibility of establishing a first ever women’s team.
The 13-person group will be chaired by Lions board member Ieuan Evans and include administrators from across rugby as well as business executives, the Lions said on Tuesday.
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — The president of CONMEBOL wants the suspended World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina to be played out. FIFA has yet to decide what to do with the match.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer in Tuesday's qualifying games for the World Cup:
Serbia looks to keep the group lead ahead of Portugal when it hosts last-placed Azerbaijan.
LONDON (AP) — England named a 17-man squad for this winter’s Ashes tour on Sunday, with head coach Chris Silverwood leaning on familiar faces for the trip.
Silverwood and captain Joe Root are unable to call on a full-strength group due to the continued hiatus of star all-rounder Ben Stokes and injuries to Jofra Archer, Olly Stone and Sam Curran but fears over players opting out due to concerns over Australia’s travel restrictions have not materialized.
PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) — Yunus Musah visited New York in June with teammate Tim Weah and had a wide-eyed view of the big city.
“I remember going to the — what’s that called — that big tall building?” Musah said with a chuckle.
GENEVA (AP) — Denmark added to the most perfect campaign in World Cup qualifying on Saturday and England also eased toward winning its group.
Wins for Scotland, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine moved each closer to at least a place in the playoffs next year with the finals tournament in Qatar in sight.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — France-based Catalans Dragons' bid to become the first overseas team to win the English Super League came up just short when they lost to St. Helens 12-10 in the grand final on Saturday.
WARE, England (AP) — Atlanta Falcons rookie Kyle Pitts is looking for his first touchdown, and the New York Jets want to keep it that way.
Pitts could play a key role for Matt Ryan and the Falcons after the team announced that leading receiver Calvin Ridley will not play in Sunday’s game in London for personal reasons.
WARE, England (AP) — Zach Wilson was a star improvisational quarterback last Sunday. This week, he's back to basics.
“It’s how can we just keep stacking those bricks and keep getting better?" the New York Jets rookie said.
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
WARE, England (AP) — The New York Jets rewarded defensive end John Franklin-Myers with a four-year contract extension. He just wishes his young son was there to share the big news with him.
Franklin-Myers immediately wanted to speak to 2-year-old Kyler after signing the deal that will keep him with the Jets through the 2025 season.
LONDON (AP) — England confirmed it will go to Australia for the Ashes series in December after its officials gave conditional approval of the tour on Friday.
England has cast doubt for months on the seven-week tour while negotiating for less restrictive health and travel protocols in the pandemic.
LONDON (AP) — Nobel literature laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah on Friday criticized the “lack of compassion” of governments, including Britain’s, that treat migrants as a problem or a threat.
Gurnah grew up on the island of Zanzibar, now part of Tanzania, and arrived in England as an 18-year-old refugee in the 1960s.
SYDNEY (AP) — The France-based trio of Will Skelton, Rory Arnold and Tolu Latu will join Australia's rugby squad for the team's tour of Britain, among six overseas-based players in coach Dave Rennie’s 37-man squad named on Friday.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — U.K.-based Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, whose experience of crossing continents and cultures has nurtured his novels about the impact of migration on individuals and societies, won the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday.
LONDON (AP) — The British government said Thursday that it is to relax travel rules further next week, a move that will open up many long-distance holiday destinations to travelers for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and half ago.
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II held her first major engagement at Buckingham Palace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and a half ago, as she presided Thursday over the launch of the baton relay for next year's Commonwealth Games in the central England city of Birmingham.
The top official in English cricket quit on Thursday, saying the decision was taken for his wellbeing because the demands of the job during the coronavirus pandemic have “taken a personal toll on me.”
LONDON (AP) — British bank NatWest faces a potentially hefty fine after admitting Thursday to three charges relating to anti-money laundering failures.
The case, which was heard at Westminster Magistrates’ Court, related to 365 million pounds ($495 million) deposited into the account of century-old jeweler Fowler Oldfield between 2012 and 2016.
Ben Stokes has undergone a second operation on the finger he injured in April, placing the allrounder's participation in the Ashes series in further doubt.
Stokes had two screws and scar tissue removed from the index finger on his left hand on Monday, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Thursday, and will undergo an intensive period of rehabilitation for the next four weeks.
From getting lessons in the art of defending from Paolo Maldini to winning games of footgolf alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Fikayo Tomori has always felt the weight of history and a pressure to deliver at AC Milan.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Empty gas pumps, worker shortages, gaps on store shelves. It's an autumn of inconvenience in Britain, if not quite a winter of discontent.
FOLKESTONE, England (AP) — A man who posted a video on Facebook in which he racially abused England soccer players Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka following the European Championship final was handed a suspended prison sentence on Wednesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — West Ham striker Michail Antonio will not travel to Jamaica’s World Cup qualifier against the United States in Austin, Texas.
Antonio, the Premier League player of the month for August, will remain in England.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Antonee Robinson gave himself the nickname Jedi as a kid, and he followed the goal that sparked the United States’ comeback against Honduras with a backflip that would have fit into a “Star Wars” duel.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The British government said Tuesday it will bring in tough new laws against disruptive protesters, after environmental campaigners blocked roads, highways and bridges to highlight climate change.
LONDON (AP) — England allrounder Sam Curran was ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup because of a lower back injury and replaced in the squad by his brother on Tuesday.
Curran complained of back pain after playing for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League on Saturday and a scan revealed the injury.
England will only travel to Australia for the Ashes series across December and January if its leading players are in the squad.
That was the message from the England and Wales Cricket Board on Monday, with the sport's national governing body saying it will announce this week if the tour will go ahead amid concerns about restrictions in place in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung appealed to the club’s fans on Monday to stop singing a song that contains a racial stereotype about his native South Korea.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — All of Britain’s electricity will come from renewable sources by 2035, the governing Conservatives announced Monday, saying the move would help end the country’s reliance on imported fuel.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British Treasury chief Rishi Sunak promised Monday to deliver an economy based on “good work, better skills and higher wages,” as the governing Conservative Party tried to shrug off the U.K.'s economic turmoil as the growing pains of a thriving, self-reliant post-Brexit economy.