Posts Tagged Western Europe

Murray breaks down in tears at Scottish ceremony

Stirling Council Provost Mike Robbins, right, comforts British tennis player Andy Murray after he made an emotional speech following his acceptance of the Freedom of Stirling presented to him during a special council meeting at his old school Dunblane High, in Dunblane, Scotland, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Murray said he feels honored to receive the freedom of Stirling and an honorary degree from the university where he trained as a boy. (AP Photo/PA, Andrew Milligan) UNITED KINGDOM OUT, NO SALES, NO ARCHIVE

DUNBLANE, Scotland (AP) — His victory speech at Wimbledon was easy compared to this.

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Review: Tom Hardy drives ‘Locke,’ in every way

This image released by A24 Films shows Tom Hardy in "Locke." (AP Photo/A24 Films)

There are plenty of minimalist films out there. And then there’s the tiny sub-genre of the truly, ultra-minimalist films: One character. In one place.

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Ferrer ousted by another Russian at Barcelona Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to fellow countryman Albert Ramos during the Barcelona open tennis in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Second-seeded David Ferrer was ousted from the Barcelona Open by a Russian opponent for the second straight year and defending champion Rafael Nadal labored to victory on Wednesday.

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Liverpool, Sterling top this week’s AP soccer poll

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, eastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Chris Radburn)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

Liverpool tops The Associated Press global soccer poll this week for the fifth time this season and for the second consecutive week after its 3-2 win over Norwich kept it atop the English Premier League.

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Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

U.S. cyclist Lawrence Warbasse, left, of the BMC Racing team, leads the pack as they climb the 'wall of Huy' during the Belgian cycling classic and UCI World Tour race Walloon Arrow/Fleche Wallonne, in Huy, Belgium, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

BRUSSELS (AP) — Alejandro Valverde of Spain timed his climb on the closing Wall of Huy to perfection to win the Walloon Arrow classic ahead of Daniel Martin of Ireland and Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland on Wednesday.

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