UK medics protest, seeking pay raise after pandemic struggle

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of health care workers rallied in British cities on Saturday, demanding the government acknowledge their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic with a hefty pay increase. ...

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MATCHDAY: Barca-Napoli, Bayern-Chelsea in Champions League

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Saturday with the remaining Champions League last-16 games: BARCELONA (1) VS. NAPOLI (1) Having sealed a Europa...

Chelsea: Pulisic out for 6 weeks, could miss start of EPL

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic faces six weeks out with a right hamstring injury that could see him miss the start of the English Premier League. The American was inj...

Thousands of British Airways employees face job losses

LONDON (AP) — Some 4,000 British Airways workers are learning Friday whether they will be fired as the airline slashes jobs amid the drop in demand and travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 p...

6-12 game bans for racism introduced in English football

LONDON (AP) — Players in English football will be banned for six to 12 games for discriminatory conduct under new Football Association sanctioning guidelines. FIFA and UEFA imposed a...

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Salary caps for teams in lower leagues of English football

LONDON (AP) — Clubs in the third and fourth professional divisions in English football have voted to introduce squad salary caps. The cap will be set at 2.5 million pounds ($3.2 mill...

England's cricket tour of India postponed due to pandemic

LONDON (AP) — England’s cricket tour of India that was scheduled to start in late September has been postponed until next year, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday. Th...

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'Chief mouser' Palmerston retires as UK's top diplomatic cat

LONDON (AP) — Time spent in lockdown was just superb for Palmerston, the chief mouser at the U.K. Foreign Office. It was so good, in fact, that the cat has decided to leave sorting o...

Turkish lira keeps sliding, hits historic lows amid pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Turkey's currency tumbled further Friday, hitting record lows two days in a row. The Turkish lira dropped to a historic low of 7.3677 against the dollar before recoveri...