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Top England Articles

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  • Scottish leader urges voters to put aside politics for independence

    ABERDEEN, Scotland (Reuters) - First Minister Alex Salmond on Saturday urged Scots to look beyond party politics and break the 307-year union with England when they vote in an independence referendum in September. Closing the Scottish National Party's...
  • 96 seats left empty as Wembley remembers Hillsborough tragedy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Ninety-six seats were left empty and draped with Liverpool scarves at the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday as English football paused to remember the Hillsborough tragedy that took place 25 years ago this weekend....
  • Commentary: Russell Henley in the Masters hunt as one of the top young players in the world

    AUGUSTA, Ga. Russell Henley is one of the top young players in the world. His name and his game have been the focus for many in the golf community for years. He was a top amateur and then a top college player, winning plenty on both levels, and he also...
  • New Volvo round-world race yacht is 'Big Brother' with sails

    HYTHE, England (Reuters) - Despite embarking on a 40,000-mile adventure across some of the world's most deserted seas and oceans, there will be no hiding place for the crews of the Volvo Ocean Race, as for the first time every second of their adventure...
  • PASSINGS: Van Vlahakis, Lou Hudson, Sue Townsend, Richard Hoggart, Jim Flaherty

    Van Vlahakis Ecology-minded entrepreneur founded Earth Friendly Products Van Vlahakis, 79, an ecology-minded entrepreneur who manufactured and marketed environmentally safe cleaning products, including the best-selling ECOS laundry detergent, died...
  • Deep in Brazil's jungle, host city poses wild challenge for World Cup

    Deep in Brazil's jungle, host city poses wild challenge for World Cup
    MANAUS, Brazil — In the 1960s, Brazil's military rulers decided they had to populate the Amazon or risk losing control over the vast, isolated region. So they granted special tax breaks to Manaus, reviving a faded rubber-baron town in the middle...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Magic, Drama, And Yes, Humor Of Childbirth

    "Yes, there is humor in childbirth," asserts Jennifer Munro, nationally-acclaimed professional storyteller and mother of two sons. She will perform all-original stories from universal myth to personal resonance in what she describes as "a humorous,...
  • Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits

    Peter Brook at 89 keeps slipping into new suits
    Through nearly 70 years of acclaim as a theater, film and television director — most particularly as a theater director — Peter Brook has been called a magician many times. In 1962, the British critic Kenneth Tynan extolled him not for...
  • Paul Greenberg: Very well, alone!

    It's enough to make a tear appear even on the usually stony face of Clio, muse of history, who you'd think would be used to having her works -- and their lessons -- ignored by now. This time it's the lesson that David Low, the British cartoonist,...
  • For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

    For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be
    In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in...
  • English teen Fitzpatrick humming happy tune at Masters

    AUGUSTA, Georgia (Reuters) - English teenager Matthew Fitzpatrick is the youngest player in the field at this week's Masters and over the moon about playing at Augusta. The 19-year-old reigning U.S. Amateur champion is bubbling with excitement but not...