English Headlines

  • Vintage year for English wine as 80 more vineyards open

    Investment from City bankers and hedge fund managers is funding the planting of vineyards in the south of England.

    Mail Online
  • English Domestic One-Day Competition Scoreboard

    Jun 17 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of semi final 1 between Worcestershire and Kent on Sunday at Worcester, England Kent win by 2 wickets ...

    Mail Online
  • Bay Area educators reinvent retirement on a Greek island

    The idea of retiring on a Greek island conjures images of white sandy beaches, calm blue waters and easy living. But for a group of educators from the Bay Area, retirement on the Mediterranean isn't exactly what you'd expect. Former San Francisco State mathematics professor Cecelia Wambach first decided to reinvent retirement for herself two years ago and has been fishing for others to join her ever since. Her story began as she watched the refugee crisis unfold on the shores of Greece from...

    SFGate
  • Amid bitter UK-Russia relations, police link up at World Cup

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia - Just as Bob Green was about to leave for a World Cup voyage across Russia, it became tense in the England supporter's household, as his girlfriend worried about his safety. "There were massive concerns, arguments," he recalled. "Hiding my passport on the last day." Two years ago in France, Green was in Marseille's Old Port when Russian hooligan gangs attacked English fans before the two countries played at the European Championship. ...

    SFGate
  • UC Davis researchers seek pregnant women, new moms who lived near wildfires

    Researchers at UC Davis are asking women who were pregnant during or after the Northern California wildfires in October to participate in a study exploring the effects of the fires on their prenatal and postnatal health. The study, called the Bio-Specimen Assessment of Fire Effects study, or B-SAFE, is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences through the UC Davis Environmental Health Services Center. Officials will collect and test...

    SFGate
  • Foreigners will be allowed to study at UK universities without having to prove they speak English

    Home Secretary Sajid Javid yesterday simplified the process of securing so-called ‘Tier 4’ visas for students from countries it considers a ‘low risk’ of abusing the system.

    Mail Online