Tag Archives: UK

Scots reject independence deciding to remain part of the UK

Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of … read more

200-Year-Old stoneware seltzer bottle Found in Shipwreck

The 200-year-old Selters bottle contained alcohol that is likely a gin or vodka.

A 200-year-old stoneware seltzer bottle that was recently recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea contains alcohol, according to the results of a preliminary analysis.  Researchers discovered the well-preserved and sealed bottle in June, while exploring … read more

WikiLeaks’ Assange hopes to leave Ecuador embassy in London

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two years in Ecuador’s London embassy to avoid a sex crimes inquiry in Sweden, said on Monday he planned to leave the building “soon”, but Britain signaled it would still arrest him … read more

Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-1after second-half revival

Steve Brenner in Miami  theguardian.com Manchester United 3-1 Liverpool Read Alan Evans’s minute-by-minute report Juan Mata is congratulated by his team-mates after helping Manchester United to victory over Liverpool. Photograph: Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images This was a friendly … read more

Manchester United, Real Madrid clash sets U.S. record

Despite only being a preseason friendly, Manchester United’s match against Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium drew a sell-out crowd of 109,318 — a new record for a soccer match in the United States. The previous record of 101,799 was set … read more