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3 years 4 months ago

Clarke wins British Open for 1st major title

SANDWICH, England - Darren Clarke has won his first major title at the British Open. The 42-year-old from Northern Ireland shot an even-par 70 Sunday that gave him a three-stroke victory over Americans Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson. Mickelson made an impressive charge on the front side, actually...

4 years 5 months ago

Longest tennis match ends

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - John Isner has won the longest tennis match on record by beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set at Wimbledon. Picking up at 59-59 in the fifth set Thursday, the match continued on serve with no break points until the American hit a backhand...

4 years 5 months ago

12 dead in U.K. shooting rampage

British police say a taxi driver went on a shooting rampage across rural northwestern England, killing 12 people and wounding 25 others before turning the gun on himself. It's Britain's deadliest mass shooting since 1996 and shocked a country where gun ownership is tightly restricted.

4 years 6 months ago

Horses save horse shot with crossbow

A horse shot twice with a crossbow by unknown vandals in England survived after four fellow mares spent three hours taking turns - to lick the wound clean, The Sun reported Tuesday. The 20-year-old horse, Zeta, was in critical condition after one of the arrows bounced off her rib,...

4 years 8 months ago

U.K. millionaire to move to mud hut

A 41-year-old millionaire businessman who nearly died in a car crash eight years ago is leaving behind his exquisite 16th-century farmhouse and lavish lifestyle to move to a mud hut in Uganda and start a children's charity. Jon Pedley plans to sell his telecommunications businesses, a $1.5 million Essex...

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