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EXPLAINER: What sanctions mean for Roman Abramovich, Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — The decision to sanction Roman Abramovich and freeze his assets has left Chelsea to continue playing only with the approval of the British government under special conditions. ...

Live updates: UK seizes private jet suspected of Russia link

The latest developments on the Russia-Ukraine war: LONDON — Britain has impounded a private jet it suspects of being linked to a Russian oligarch, and tightened aviation sanctions ag...

Fleeing sanctions, oligarchs seek safe ports for superyachts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The massive superyacht Dilbar stretches one-and-a-half football fields in length, about as long as a World War I dreadnought. It boasts two helipads, berths for more than 130 people ...

Fleeing sanctions, oligarchs seek safe ports for superyachts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The superyacht Dilbar stretches one-and-a-half football fields in length. It has two helipads, berths for more than 130 people and a 25-meter swimming pool that itself can accommodat...

Analysis: Changes cosmetic, Abramovich remains Chelsea owner

LONDON (AP) — If Roman Abramovich hoped to distance Chelsea from any threat to his ownership, the claim to have handed over the “stewardship and care” to the Premier League club's charitable foundatio...

Ukraine invasion: What to know as Russian forces target Kyiv

VIENNA (AP) — After a barrage of airstrikes on cities and military bases around the country, Russian forces were closing in on Ukraine's capital of Kyiv on Saturday. City officials warned of street fi...

Visit by British parliamentarians to Taiwan delayed due to COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British parliamentary delegation’s planned visit to Taiwan has been delayed due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The trip was originally scheduled to take pla...

Brexit: Lawmakers find UK trade has become more expensive

The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union has left the country facing higher costs for trade regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report published by a parliamentary comm...

UK to send parliamentary delegation to Taiwan in February

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee has plans to visit Taiwan next month. Taiwan’s representative office in the U.K. said Taiwan’s door...

Desmond Tutu: Timeline of a life committed to equality

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — 1931 - Oct. 7 - Desmond Mpilo Tutu is born in Klerksdorp, near Johannesburg. 1947 – Contracts tuberculosis, as he recuperates he is visited by Trevor Huddleston, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 24, the 358th day of 2021. There are seven days left in the year. This is Christmas Eve. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

UK: Conservatives lose safe seat in blow for Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party lost a seat that had been safe for decades in a surprise by-election defeat on Friday. The usually staunchly conservative voters in the...

Yorkshire cricket club cleans house amid racism probe

LEEDS, England (AP) — The English cricket club at the center of a racism investigation announced the departure of its entire coaching staff and director of cricket on Friday. Martyn ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 28, the 332nd day of 2021. There are 33 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 28,...

Action plan aims to combat racism in English cricket

LONDON (AP) — English cricket's governing body will create an anti-discrimination unit and conduct a review of dressing-room culture in response to recent revelations about racism in the sport. ...