When Does the Weekend Start? In Beirut, Its a Serious Question

There’s an argument in Beirut about when to start the weekend. What might seem a relatively trivial matter for a country whose economy has been hammered by the war next door in Syria is anything but, […]

Soccer Gets Even More Political in Spain

In normal circumstances, it would be a routine soccer match for Spain. But the standoff between Catalonia and the government in Madrid has turned the national team's World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday evening […]

Goodell Met With Owners and Players on Anthem on Tuesday

East Rutherford, N.J. (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a round-table meeting with roughly 25 owners, league executives and players on Tuesday nig

East Rutherford, N.J. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a round-table meeting with roughly 25 owners, league executives and players on Tuesday night to discuss the national anthem demonstrations. New York Giants linebacker Jonathan […]

Passchendaele: The village that gave its men to war – BBC News

Image caption Volunteer soldiers from Brimington pictured in 1914 - at least two were killed at Passchendaele Brimington, near Chesterfield in north-east De

Image caption Volunteer soldiers from Brimington pictured in 1914 – at least two were killed at Passchendaele Brimington, near Chesterfield in north-east Derbyshire, sent hundreds of its men to fight in World War One. Fifteen […]