Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts … Read more

Breaking down England’s 11-minute masterclass of time-wasting that won Euro 2022

Taking it to the corner is time-wasting at its best, and this was an absolute masterclass from Sarina Wiegman’s side — particularly Chloe Kelly and Ella Toone. And they only took it to the right-hand corner. But it wasn’t just those two who helped England wind down the clock after Kelly gave them a 2-1 … Read more

Sarina Wiegman proved herself a great football manager in the way she won Euro 2022

Sarina Wiegman now belongs in the pantheon of great football managers. If that sounds like a knee-jerk reaction after England’s victory last night, it’s worth considering that no one has ever won two European Championships — or World Cups, for that matter — with different nations in either the women’s or men’s game. Wiegman was … Read more

England’s Euro 2022 title success is a platform to inspire the next generation

LONDON — Lucy Bronze wasn’t sure what was next after this final. For her whole career, whenever a tournament finished with England, she’d pick through the disappointment, learn from it and try to ensure she wouldn’t feel the same again. As a country, it’s been this case for 56 years. Even after their remarkable win … Read more

UK weather turmoil spurs calls to adapt to climate change

LONDON (AP)-Britain’s record-breaking heatwave has spurred calls for the government to speed up efforts to adapt to a changing climate, especially after wildfires created the busiest day for London firefighters since bombs rained down on the city during World War II. The country got a break Wednesday from the dry, hot weather that is gripping … Read more

Europe is burning as record-breaking heat wave moves east and brings blazes to Greece, Italy and France

London CNN – Millions of people across Europe were sweltering in yet more extreme heat on Wednesday, as raging wildfires tore through the countryside, forcing thousands from their homes and blanketing parts of Italy, Greece and France in smoke. After temperatures smashed records in the UK on Tuesday, the extreme heat is moving east across … Read more