- Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive is the sultry Emilia Clarke Updated: Oct-13-15 12:08 am
NEW YORK - It's most definitely Emilia Clarke's year.
- Russia and Slovakia qualify for 2016 European Championship Updated: Oct-12-15 6:01 pm
MADRID - Russia is returning to the European Championship for the fourth straight time, while Slovakia will be playing in the tournament for the first time as an independent nation.
- Princeton economist wins Nobel for work on poverty Updated: Oct-12-15 4:25 pm
Angus Deaton has dug into obscure data to explore a range of problems: The scope of poverty in India. How poor countries treat young girls. The link between income inequality and economic growth.
- Budweiser's parent AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller Updated: Oct-12-15 4:20 pm
LONDON - Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its takeover bid for SABMiller to 70.4 billion pounds ($108.2 billion) Monday in its latest effort to win backing for its plan to create "the first truly global beer company."
- Phil Collins autobiography to be published in 2016 Updated: Oct-12-15 12:23 pm
LONDON - Against all odds, Phil Collins has decided to write an autobiography.
- UK police removed from embassy where Assange holed up Updated: Oct-12-15 11:52 am
LONDON - British police on Monday removed a round-the-clock guard from outside the Ecuadorean Embassy hideout of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying it wasn't "proportionate" to keep up the operation when no end to the three-year stalemate is in sight.
- Rugby World Cup organizers: Show will be OK without England Updated: Oct-12-15 11:50 am
LONDON - England's failure to make the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals all of a sudden doesn't seem so bad for the people running the show.
- Ex-M&S boss heads UK pro-EU group, says Brexit too risky Updated: Oct-12-15 11:20 am
LONDON - The former chief executive of retail chain Marks & Spencer is heading a campaign to persuade Britons to stay in the European Union, arguing Monday that quitting could leave the country isolated, less secure and economically weakened.
- The Latest: Deaton wasn't sure he would be picked for Nobel Updated: Oct-12-15 10:50 am
STOCKHOLM - Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
- Belgium marks WWI execution of Britain nurse 100 years ago Updated: Oct-12-15 9:42 am
BRUSSELS - Belgium on Monday commemorated the heroism of British World War I nurse Edith Cavell a century after she was executed by the German forces that occupied the country.
- The Latest: UN official says migrants need new legal options Updated: Oct-12-15 8:45 am
ATHENS, Greece - Developments as tens of thousands of people fleeing war and poverty in their homelands embark on a quest to seek safety in Europe. All times local.
- 3 UK men accused of plotting IS-inspired knife attack Updated: Oct-12-15 8:44 am
LONDON - Three British men have gone on trial, charged with an alleged Islamic State-inspired plot to launch a knife attack.
- Japan excels but leaves Rugby World Cup; QFs as expected Updated: Oct-11-15 6:31 pm
LONDON - For all the potential for mayhem after Japan's shocking opening win over South Africa, the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history, the quarterfinals panned out as expected with one glaring exception.
- Japan closes World Cup pool stage with 28-18 win over US Updated: Oct-11-15 5:59 pm
GLOUCESTER, England - Japan's 28-18 win over the United States on Sunday brought the curtains down on a Rugby World Cup pool stage that it lit up.
- France, All Blacks on for Cardiff reunion at Rugby World Cup Updated: Oct-11-15 4:20 pm
CARDIFF, Wales - New Zealand vs. France in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on a Saturday night.
- Romania reaches Euro 2016 with win; Greece beats Hungary Updated: Oct-11-15 4:01 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Romania clinched a spot in next year's European Championship with a 3-0 away win over Faeroe Islands on Sunday, while Greece beat Hungary 4-3 to avoid a winless qualifying campaign.
- Ireland beats France 24-9, avoids All Blacks in RWC quarters Updated: Oct-11-15 3:47 pm
CARDIFF, Wales - Ireland avoided a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against the defending champion All Blacks by beating France 24-9 to secure first place in Pool D on Sunday - but an impressive victory came at a cost for the Six Nations champions.
- Fitzpatrick wins British Masters by 2 strokes Updated: Oct-11-15 2:00 pm
WOBURN, England - Matthew Fitzpatrick signaled his emergence as one of Europe's most prominent young golfers on Sunday, shooting a 3-under 68 to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the British Masters at Woburn for his first professional title.
- Italy beats Romania 32-22 to secure 3rd place at RWC Pool D Updated: Oct-11-15 1:24 pm
EXETER, England - Italy ended its Rugby World Cup campaign with an entertaining 32-22 win against a valiant Romania on Sunday to secure third place in Pool D and automatically qualify for the 2019 tournament.
- Argentina finishes off pool stage with 64-19 win vs Namibia Updated: Oct-11-15 11:07 am
LEICESTER, England - Argentina concluded Pool C with a nine-try, 64-19 win over Namibia on Sunday in a contest that served more or less as an opposed training run for the Pumas ahead of the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals.
- Books on autism, technology up for Samuel Johnson Prize Updated: Oct-11-15 10:20 am
LONDON - Two provocative books about the brain are among six finalists for Britain's leading literary award for nonfiction.
- Family of Ebola nurse complains of ill treatment in Scotland Updated: Oct-11-15 9:09 am
LONDON - The family of a British nurse who has been re-admitted to hospital with Ebola complications says she received bad medical advice in Scotland when she fell ill.
- Young and alone: Europe sees record surge of child refugees Updated: Oct-11-15 5:30 am
KENT, England - The bags are packed, the goodbye hugs done. The Afghan, Eritrean and Sudanese boys are on the move again, but this time it's a happy occasion: After months of hardship traversing continents, the teenage refugees are finally on the way to English homes where they can settle down for a long dreamed-of life in Europe.
- UK police says witchcraft, exorcism cases on rise Updated: Oct-11-15 4:19 am
LONDON - Britain's Metropolitan Police have reported an increase in the number of child abuse cases that involve allegations of witchcraft and exorcism.
- England crushes Uruguay before inquest into RWC failure Updated: Oct-10-15 6:23 pm
MANCHESTER, England - England thrashed Uruguay 60-3 in its last Rugby World Cup pool match on Saturday, ending an otherwise miserable campaign that raised questions about its ability to compete at the highest level.