First, a plea to non-hunting environmentalists to join sportsmen in the battle to preserve access to wildlife. Ordinary hunters seeking sport or food were not to blame for the near loss of the bison and the extinction of such species as the passenger pigeon, heath hen and Labrador duck.
There has as yet been no Brexit, and there will not be—because there is no such entity as “Britain.” There could, however, be a U.K. exit. But those who insist that a 52-48 vote is good enough to take the entire U.K. out of the EU would trigger a serious crisis of legitimacy.
It was only in the last 24 hours before the Brexit vote that it began to hit home just how massive, and maybe insane, it would be if the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union.
Defending tennis champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown, shattering Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.
The division between Scotland’s two main political parties has resurfaced as the Nationalist Party seeks to sweep the national elections this Thursday.
Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) is off traveling in London — officially on a state-paid trip to promote trade. But the potential Republican presidential candidate did make big news, when he said he’d “punt” on the question of whether he believed in evolution — and then said he did believe in the “evolution” of trade from Wisconsin’s products.
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In a study released on Wednesday, scientists find that Shakespeare may not have been far off in his dramatic representation of King Richard III’s death.
London (AFP) — Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their second child, Kensington Palace announced on Monday less than 14 months after the birth of Prince George. The couple, known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are “very pleased” and William’s grandmother Queen Elizabeth II is “delighted”, a spokesman said. Kate, […]
England’s Queen Victoria hung on to her throne for over 60 years from the early 19th century to the beginning of the 20th. Her eldest son, and heir to the throne, Prince Albert Edward did not become King Edward VII until he was nearly as old as the length of her reign. Popular wisdom had […]
Recife (Brazil) (AFP) – Bryan Ruiz’s goal in the first-half sealed England’s elimination from the World Cup and saw Costa Rica progress to the last 16 with a fine 1-0 win over Italy in Recife on Friday. Ruiz struck right at the end of the opening period after the Costa Ricans had a valid appeal […]
Sao Paulo (AFP) – A brilliant double strike by Luis Suarez put England on the brink of a humiliating World Cup exit as Uruguay won 2-1 in a tense Group D match Thursday. Suarez, back in action just four weeks after knee surgery, put Uruguay ahead with a 39th-minute header before Wayne Rooney equalized with […]
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Defending champions Spain slumped into mourning over their disastrous World Cup exit on Thursday ahead of a clash between England and Uruguay that could see another famous name fatally wounded. A picture of midfielder Andres Iniesta, his head in his hands after the 2-0 defeat by Chile, symbolized the end […]