Tag Archives: break


Leicester City break club record with 4-1 Premier League win

12 December, 2019 10:52 am 10:52 am

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Leicester City set a club record of eight successive top flight wins after two goals from Jamie Vardy helped them to an impressive 4-1 Premier League victory at Aston Villa on Sunday. Kelechi Iheanacho and Jonny Evans were also on target for Leicester, who served up a performance akin to those … Read More


Three, killed, Iraqi, protesters, try, break, Iran, consulate, Kerbala

Three killed as Iraqi protesters try to break into Iran consulate in Karbal...

11 November, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Three protesters were shot dead by Iraqi security forces who opened fire on a crowd trying to storm the Iranian consulate in the Shi’ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala overnight, security and medical sources said on Monday. The incident was the latest sign of anti-Iranian anger that has emerged during the biggest … Read More


Australia, Maxwell, battling, mental, health, problems, break

Australia’s Maxwell battling mental health problems, takes break

10 October, 2019 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is taking an indefinite break from cricket with immediate effect as he undergoes treatment for mental health issues, coach Justin Langer said. Maxwell, who played in Australia’s two T20 wins against Sri Lanka in recent days and starred in the Adelaide series-opener, will be replaced by batsman D’Arcy … Read More


Britain, heads, toward, Christmas, election, break, Brexit, deadlock

Britain heads toward Christmas election in bid to break Brexit deadlock

10 October, 2019 8:42 pm 8:42 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain was heading toward its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s bet on breaking the Brexit deadlock with an early ballot gained support from opposition parties on Tuesday. As the European Union agreed a third delay to the divorce that was originally supposed to take place … Read More


British PM Johnson calls for December 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

10 October, 2019 11:00 pm 11:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Thursday for a general election on Dec. 12 to break Britain’s Brexit impasse, conceding for the first time he will not meet his “do or die” deadline to leave the European Union next week. Johnson said in a letter to opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn he … Read More


England, all-rounder, Moeen Ali, break, Tests

England all-rounder Moeen Ali takes break from Tests

09 September, 2019 11:53 am 11:53 am

LONDON (Reuters) – England all-rounder Moeen Ali has taken a break from Test cricket after losing out on a central contract for the longest format for the 2019-20 season following a dismal summer. The 32-year-old off-spinner and left-handed batsman lost his place in England’s World Cup winning team before being dropped from the test side … Read More


Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ album breaks new record in China

08 August, 2019 9:48 am 9:48 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US singer-songwriter Taylor Swift’s album “Lover” broke a new record for an international artist in China as it surpassed one million combined total streams, downloads and sales within a week of its release. The combined total makes it China’s most-consumed full-length international album ever in such a short space of time. … Read More


Pakistan, seek, recovery, win, Bangladesh, 2nd warm-up

Pakistan look to break winless streak in 3rd ODI against England today

05 May, 2019 4:08 pm 4:08 pm

BRISTOL – Their defeat in the second one-day international (ODI) to England extended Pakistan’s winless streak, but there were positive signs from which they will look to draw confidence heading into the third match at County Ground, Bristol on Tuesday. Pakistan’s ODI record in 2019 has been poor so far. In 12 matches across three … Read More


Boxing, Sadaf, Khadem, break, barrier, Iranian, women

Boxing: Sadaf Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

04 April, 2019 7:04 pm 7:04 pm

ROYAN, France (Reuters) – Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing fight, hoping to lead the way in the Islamic Republic. The bout will take place in western France on Saturday after the 24-year-old met with … Read More


May, offer, quit, break, Britain, Brexit, stalemate

May’s offer to quit fails to break Britain’s Brexit stalemate

03 March, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to sway hardline opponents of her European Union divorce deal on Wednesday with an offer to quit, but parliament’s bid to agree an alternative fell short, leaving the Brexit process as deadlocked as ever. May told her Conservative lawmakers she would step down if her Brexit … Read More