• Intel signs up as top Olympic sponsor through 2024

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee says it has signed a deal with technology provider Intel, one week after McDonald’s ended its long-standing sponsorship three years early.

  • 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.

  • Tsonga latest star attraction to be eliminated at Queen’s

    LONDON (AP) — Another star attraction was eliminated from the Queen’s grass-court tournament when fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga lost to Gilles Muller 6-4, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round.

  • London copes with deep divisions after attacks, tower fire

    LONDON (AP) — The cars still zip over London Bridge at their typical fast clip, drawing little obvious attention.

  • Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

    LONDON (AP) — Boris Becker was declared bankrupt by a British court on Wednesday after the former tennis player failed to pay a long-standing debt.

  • Queen outlines UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

    LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II outlined the government’s legislative program in a speech to Parliament on Wednesday after the prime minister slimmed down her plans and promised “humility” in negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union following a disastrous election that cost the ruling Conservative Party its majority.

  • Merkel marks 70 years of Marshall Plan amid concern at Trump

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan, remarking pointedly that the U.S. embrace of open markets in post-World War II Europe served America’s own interests.

  • Innsbruck says hosting 2026 Olympics ‘doable and affordable’

    VIENNA (AP) — A feasibility study has suggested Innsbruck could host the 2026 Winter Olympics on a budget of 1.175 billion euros ($1.3 billion), but the Austrian city will need the approval of its residents before deciding on a bid.

  • Djokovic heading to Eastbourne for Wimbledon warmup

    EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic will play at the grass-court tournament in Eastbourne next week in preparation for Wimbledon.

  • Britain’s Prince Philip admitted to hospital with infection

    LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip has been admitted to a hospital for treatment of an infection and will not be attending the queen’s speech.