Tag: England

India-England Oval, August 19-24, 1971: Standing on the shoulders of these giants

Cricketers often take the field with black armbands to mark the passing of one of their tribe, or to condole particularly tragic recent events. Recently...

London cleans up after flash flooding drenches homes, subway

Londoners are cleaning up after torrential rain left homes, roads and several subway stations flooded, the second unseasonal inundation in as many weeks ByThe Associated...

Euro 2020 experiment proves a hit on the pitch, less so off it

It began with Italian celebrations in Rome and ended with Italian celebrations at Wembley. This European Championship finally concluded with Italy‘s penalty shoot-out win over...

Fans go from euphoria to despair as England falls short

So close. It took just a few weeks to undo decades of pessimism for England fans, persuading millions that the team could defy decades of...

Third wave of COVID-19 definitely underway in Britain, says vaccine expert

The UK is undergoing a third wave of coronavirus infections as a result of the highly transmissible Delta variant, an expert who advises the government...

Delta variant jumps 33,630 in a week, making up nearly all COVID-19 cases in UK

The number of Delta variant infections has jumped by 33,630 in a week to hit a total of 75,953 in the UK, with the highly...

Virat Kohli, debutant Ishan Kishan power India to series-levelling win over England

Ishan Kishan”s fearless half-century on debut and skipper Virat Kohli”s perfectly paced knock set up a series-levelling seven wicket win for India in the second...

farm laws: India’s protests over farm laws have parallels in 18th century England

Where is it cheaper to buy rice? At a village market in India, a country where 377 million people live below the poverty line? Or...

Virat Kohli returns as captain but it’s not the same team

On Friday, February 5, Virat Kohli will pat Ajinkya Rahane’s back for a ‘job well done and exceeding expectations’ in Australia and re-assume the captaincy...

Britain rolls out ‘act like you’ve got it’ drive amid ‘alarming’ coronavirus spike

LONDON: The UK government on Saturday began rolling out a series of stark advertisements as part of a new awareness drive that warns people to...

england lockdown: England’s lockdown could last into March says minister

London: England on Tuesday entered a strict national lockdown aimed at stemming a steep rise in virus cases that a senior government minister warned could...

all that is known so far

The recently discovered variant of SARS-CoV-2 is 70% more contagious than its predecessors and has forced harsher lockdown in London and the south of the...

England ODI series in South Africa cancelled because of COVID-19

CAPE TOWN: England’s ODI cricket series in South Africa was canceled Monday after an outbreak of COVID-19 cases at the luxurious Cape Town hotel where...

Europe risks a new economic downturn as lockdowns return

By Jack Ewing FRANKFURT, GERMANY: On paper the European economy is snapping back smartly from the pandemic, growing more in the third quarter than it...

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak ‘barred for life’ from a local pub

LONDON: UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak and three fellow ruling Conservative Party members of Parliament from northern England have been “barred for life” by a local...

England 1966 great, Irish football icon Jack Charlton dies

LONDON: Jack Charlton, a member of the England 1966 World Cup winning side and who went on to become a cult hero in Ireland, has...

Britain’s embattled aviation industry demands alternative to quarantine

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s aviation industry called on the government to find an alternative to quarantine plans for international arrivals, or risk seeing airlines and...

Covid impact on cricket: Covid-19: What now for cricket in 2020?

PARIS: Cricket has seen international series postponed, the Indian Premier League put on hold and the T20 World Cup in Australia thrown into doubt by...

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, UK says

LONDON (Reuters) – A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely...