• The pain and gain of Brexit vote: British economy a year on

    LONDON (AP) — Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain’s decision a year ago to leave the European Union.

  • Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain’s youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday.

  • The Latest: Merkel calls UK’s residency stance ‘good start’

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

  • Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

    ASCOT, England (AP) — Big Orange won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot by fending off Order Of St George in a thrilling sprint to the post to edge home by a short head on Thursday.

  • Marin Cilic through to quarterfinals at Queen’s

    LONDON (AP) — Marin Cilic avoided becoming the latest seeded player to depart early at Queen’s by beating Stefan Kozlov 6-0, 6-4 Thursday and advancing to the quarterfinals at the Wimbledon warm-up event.

  • Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying

    LONDON (AP) — Past semifinalist Tommy Haas, 2016 junior champion Denis Shapovalov and British women Laura Robson, Heather Watson and Naomi Broady are among the players receiving wild-card invitations to Wimbledon.

  • Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

    ASCOT, England (AP) — Globetrotting horse Highland Reel won the richest race of the Royal Ascot meeting to take his career earnings to around 6 million pounds, while American trainer Wesley A. Ward collected a second victory of the week with Con Te Partiro.

  • Kvitova puts on confident display in Birmingham

    BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova produced her most encouraging result since returning from a knife attack to advance to the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic, a Wimbledon warmup tournament.

  • Scruffy little dog named Gobi scores book, movie deals

    NEW YORK (AP) — As dog stories go, this one about a scruffy little stray named Gobi has legs for miles.