- 'Brooklyn' named best British movie at BAFTA film awards Updated: Feb-14-16 2:26 pm
LONDON - Irish emigrant saga "Brooklyn" has been named best British picture at the British Academy Film Awards.
- Martin to defend IBF heavyweight title against Joshua Updated: Feb-14-16 1:55 pm
LONDON - American boxer Charles Martin will defend his IBF heavyweight title against Britain's Anthony Joshua in London on April 9.
- Leicester Premier League lead cut after 2-1 loss at Arsenal Updated: Feb-14-16 1:52 pm
LONDON - After 10 months out injured, Danny Welbeck took little more than 10 minutes on his return from surgery to score a precious goal for Arsenal.
- Arsenal, Spurs grab late winners against EPL title rivals Updated: Feb-14-16 1:41 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Arsenal and Tottenham grabbed late winning goals against title rivals on Sunday to move two points off the lead as the race to win the English Premier League tightened up on Sunday.
- Spurs beat Man City 2-1, moves 2 points off EPL lead Updated: Feb-14-16 1:10 pm
MANCHESTER, England - Christian Eriksen grabbed an 83rd-minute winner as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-1 away to move within two points of English Premier League leader Leicester on Sunday.
- UK band members killed after car crashes into Swedish canal Updated: Feb-14-16 11:43 am
HELSINKI - Five British men, including members of British indie band Viola Beach, were killed when their car drove through a barrier and plunged into a canal near Stockholm.
- Liverpool thrashes last-place Villa 6-0 in Premier League Updated: Feb-14-16 11:12 am
BIRMINGHAM, England - Liverpool scored four goals in 13 second-half minutes to complete a 6-0 win at last-place Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday for the team's biggest victory under manager Juergen Klopp.
- Multiple crises challenge European Union before summit Updated: Feb-14-16 10:58 am
LONDON - If the European Union were a patient, its survival would be seen as threatened by multiple organ failure.
- Historic house in Weston also home to public library Updated: Feb-14-16 10:44 am
WESTON, West Virginia - The Jonathan M. Bennett House in Weston holds a lot of stories, but its own is not as obvious.
- 4 UK rowers rescued from Atlantic after boat capsizes Updated: Feb-14-16 8:40 am
LONDON - Four British women trying to cross the Atlantic in a rowing boat have been rescued after they were stranded in the mid-Atlantic Ocean for more than 16 hours when their boat capsized and they lost their oars.
- Chelsea set for Champions League with 5-1 Newcastle rout Updated: Feb-13-16 3:48 pm
LONDON - Chelsea prepared for its Champions League trip to Paris Saint-Germain by routing Newcastle 5-1 on Saturday, the biggest win of a miserable Premier League season for the champions.
- Deeney double strike as Watford beats Palace Updated: Feb-13-16 1:48 pm
LONDON - Watford moved up to eighth place in the Premier League after beating a combative but ineffective Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday.
- Head of BAFTA: Film industry not diverse enough Updated: Feb-13-16 1:34 pm
LONDON - The head of the British Academy Film and Television Awards says its annual ceremony does not feature more ethnic minority nominees because the film industry itself is not diverse enough.
- West Brom snatches win against Everton in Premier League Updated: Feb-13-16 12:57 pm
LIVERPOOL, England - West Bromwich Albion scored from its sole shot on target to beat Everton 1-0 Saturday for only its 2nd Premier League win this year.
- Long's header sends Swansea closer to drop zone Updated: Feb-13-16 12:11 pm
SWANSEA, Wales - Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski was unable to stop a 69th-minute header from Shane Long as Southampton won 1-0 on Saturday, pushing the Welsh club closer to the drop zone.
- Payet inspires West Ham to recover for 2-2 draw at Norwich Updated: Feb-13-16 11:59 am
NORWICH, England - Dimitri Payet scored one goal and set up another to inspire West Ham's comeback from two goals behind in a 2-2 draw at Norwich in the Premier League on Saturday.
- The Latest: US has 'profound interest' in UK staying in EU Updated: Feb-13-16 11:58 am
MUNICH - The Latest on the security conference in Munich (all times local):
- Stoke ends losing run with 3-1 league win at Bournemouth Updated: Feb-13-16 11:56 am
BOURNEMOUTH, England - Stoke ended a run of three consecutive 3-0 defeats in the Premier League with a morale-boosting 3-1 win at Bournemouth on Saturday.
- Man United loses 2-1 at Sunderland after late own goal Updated: Feb-13-16 10:44 am
SUNDERLAND, England - A late own goal by goalkeeper David de Gea consigned Manchester United to a 2-1 loss at relegation-threatened Sunderland in the Premier League on Saturday, dealing another blow to the team's ambitions of finishing in the Champions League qualification places.
- Cruyff, sure of cancer recovery, says he leads disease 2-0 Updated: Feb-13-16 8:58 am
LONDON - Dutch soccer great Johan Cruyff announced Saturday that he is "2-0 up in the first half" and confident he will go on to win his battle against lung cancer.
- Steve Coogan film at Berlin fest puts death penalty on trial Updated: Feb-13-16 7:39 am
LONDON - Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.
- Ex-soccer player Bent given 12-month suspended jail sentence Updated: Feb-12-16 1:18 pm
GUILDFORD, England - Former English Premier League player Marcus Bent was handed a 12-month suspended jail sentence on Friday for confronting two police officers with a meat cleaver and a kitchen knife while under the influence of cocaine.
- Migrants attacked around Calais, tinderbox of tensions Updated: Feb-12-16 1:15 pm
CALAIS, France - Mysterious armed groups are on the prowl, targeting migrants in night attacks in Calais and elsewhere in northern France, sowing fear among the displaced travelers living in squalid slums and deepening concerns the city is becoming a tinderbox of anti-migrant, anti-Muslim rage that's fueling a budding nationalist movement.
- Britain's Independent newspaper to cease print editions Updated: Feb-12-16 1:05 pm
LONDON - Britain's Independent newspaper will publish its last print edition next month as it makes a "historic transition" to digital-only format, its owner said Friday.
- UK factory-owner jailed for exploiting trafficked Hungarians Updated: Feb-12-16 12:37 pm
LONDON - A British factory-owner has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for employing Hungarian workers for as little as 10 pounds ($14.50) a week.