- Prosecutor: Johnson 'abused revered position' in sex case Updated: Feb-12-16 9:34 am
BRADFORD, England - Prosecutors say English soccer player Adam Johnson "abused his revered position in society" by having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl who "idolized" him.
- Costa has broken nose, should play for Chelsea vs Newcastle Updated: Feb-12-16 8:55 am
LONDON - Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink says Diego Costa broke his nose in training but still expects the striker to be available for the English Premier League game against Newcastle on Saturday.
- UK police charge boyfriend in slaying of actress, children Updated: Feb-12-16 8:44 am
LONDON - British police say they have charged the boyfriend of a British actress with murdering her and her two young children.
- English soccer set for another fan protest at Arsenal Updated: Feb-12-16 7:30 am
Fan protests have been the theme of the week in European soccer - and there could be another on the way in the most high-profile game in the English Premier League this weekend.
- Payet signs new contract with Premier League club West Ham Updated: Feb-11-16 5:39 pm
LONDON - West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet has agreed a contract which will keep him at the club until 2021.
- Sunderland fires Adam Johnson after guilty pleas in sex case Updated: Feb-11-16 2:46 pm
SUNDERLAND, England - Sunderland has fired winger Adam Johnson after he pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl at the start of his trial.
- UK health secretary to impose contract on junior doctors Updated: Feb-11-16 12:13 pm
LONDON - Britain's health secretary has taken the unusual step of opting to impose a new contract on junior doctors after failing to strike a deal with thousands of medical professionals in England.
- 'Downton Abbey' star Brendan Coyle banned from driving Updated: Feb-11-16 11:11 am
LONDON - Actor Brendan Coyle, who played beleaguered valet John Bates on TV drama "Downton Abbey," has been banned from driving after being caught behind the wheel after drinking.
- West Brom beats 3rd tier Peterborough in FA Cup on penalties Updated: Feb-10-16 5:53 pm
PETERBOROUGH, England - West Bromwich Albion survived a scare to edge past third-tier Peterborough on penalties in an FA Cup replay to reach the fifth round on Wednesday.
- Liverpool fans score apology, U-turn from owners on tickets Updated: Feb-10-16 4:49 pm
LONDON - Liverpool's American owners apologized to fans and reversed planned rises in ticket prices on Wednesday, insisting they were not "greedy."
- Sunderland winger Johnson admits sexual activity with child Updated: Feb-10-16 7:15 am
BRADFORD, England - Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty in court to one count of sexual activity with a child and another of grooming.
- Manor F1 gives 1st seat to German driver Pascal Wehrlein Updated: Feb-10-16 6:58 am
BANBURY, England - Manor Racing has selected German driver Pascal Wehrlein for the Formula One season, which starts next month at the Australian Grand Prix.
- England's junior doctors go on strike as contract talks fail Updated: Feb-10-16 6:44 am
LONDON - Thousands of junior doctors throughout England have gone on strike after the failure of contract negotiations.
- English town regains Pancake Day Race title from Kansas town Updated: Feb-09-16 6:53 pm
LIBERAL, Kansas - Residents of Olney, England, have reclaimed the title in the long-running International Pancake Day Race against competitors from Liberal, Kansas, which involves donning aprons and scarves, sprinting and flipping pancakes.
- Racially abused commuter to attend PSG vs Chelsea match Updated: Feb-09-16 4:37 pm
PARIS - The commuter who was prevented by a group of Chelsea fans from boarding a metro train last year because he is black has accepted an invitation from Paris Saint-Germain to attend the French team's next Champions League game against the London club.
- Leicester and Riyad Mahrez lead AP Global Football 10 Updated: Feb-09-16 2:59 pm
LONDON - Leicester and its playmaker Riyad Mahrez took leading honors in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after two Premier League wins in a week against Liverpool and Manchester City.
- Top organizer is 3rd London 2017 worlds official to resign Updated: Feb-09-16 11:16 am
LONDON - The chief organizer of the 2017 world track and field championships resigned Tuesday, the third member of the local organizing committee to quit in the past week.
- Man found on fire outside London's Kensington Palace dies Updated: Feb-09-16 7:56 am
LONDON - British police say a man has died after being found on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate.
- John Disley, a co-founder of London Marathon, dies at 87 Updated: Feb-08-16 1:50 pm
LONDON - John Disley, a former Olympic bronze medalist in the steeplechase and one of the founders of the London marathon, has died. He was 87.
- It's now or never for Leicester in this odds-defying season Updated: Feb-08-16 1:46 pm
LONDON - The wealth of elite clubs and financial restrictions on upstarts were thought to be locking in the established order in English soccer and suppressing ambition.
- 'Georgy Girl' author Margaret Forster, 77, dies of cancer Updated: Feb-08-16 1:02 pm
LONDON - Margaret Forster, the author of "Georgy Girl" and more than 20 other novels, has died in London after suffering from cancer in the back and spine. She was 77.
- Fans can have Hendrix experience at guitarist's London home Updated: Feb-08-16 11:35 am
LONDON - When he was not being a string-shredding, amp-blasting guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix liked nothing better than to sit at home drinking tea and watching the British soap opera "Coronation Street."
- Arsenal climbs to 3rd in league by beating Bournemouth Updated: Feb-07-16 3:47 pm
BOURNEMOUTH, England - Arsenal ended a four-game winless run by scoring quick-fire goals to beat Bournemouth 2-0 on Sunday, rising to third in the Premier League.
- Neville says he's being unfairly judged as Valencia coach Updated: Feb-07-16 3:31 pm
MADRID - Gary Neville says he has been unfairly judged as Valencia coach despite admitting that the team's winless streak in the Spanish league is "unacceptable."
- African Children's Choir to perform in Florence Updated: Feb-07-16 11:00 am
FLORENCE, Alabama - Since 1984, the African Children's Choir has been giving kids from across the continent of Africa a chance to improve their lives.