Posts Tagged Western Europe

From parking lot to cathedral, Richard III is comeback king

Sophie The Countess of Wessex arrives at Leicester Cathedral to attend a service for the re-reinterment of the mortal remains of Richard III at Leicester Cathedral, Leicester, England, Thursday, March 26, 2015. The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered in 2012 in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

LEICESTER, England (AP) — A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance.

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Chelsea captain John Terry signs for another season

LONDON (AP) — Captain John Terry will be at Chelsea for at least one more season after earning a contract extension in recognition of his enduring value to the team.

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Tejay Van Garderen of US wins Volta a Catalunya 4th stage

LA MOLINA, Spain (AP) — Tejay Van Garderen of the United States climbed steadily after breaking away from the pack and hung on to his lead to win the fourth stage of the Volta a Catalunya by three seconds, while Bart De Clerq of Belgium took the overall lead on Thursday.

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Glasgow, Berlin to host European Sports Championships in ’18

LONDON (AP) — Track and field and swimming are among the sports that will feature in a new European championships to be held in 2018 in Germany and Scotland.

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Spanish national team to pay tribute to plane crash victims

A Spanish flag flies at half staff for the victims of the Germanwings passenger jet, in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. The plane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps region as it traveled from Barcelona to Duesseldorf in Germany. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Spain’s national soccer team will pay tribute to the victims of the French Alps plane crash at its European Championship qualifying match on Friday.

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