United Kingdom  

England

Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

England: Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight. It is the largest country of the British Isles.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

What is next to reopen under lockdown? [Video]

What is next to reopen under lockdown?

Theatres, casinos and bowling alleys will be allowed to reopen in England fromthis weekend as the Government resumes its easing of lockdown restrictions.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 03:05Published
Sam Curran: No one sensible would doubt ‘world-class’ James Anderson [Video]

Sam Curran: No one sensible would doubt ‘world-class’ James Anderson

Sam Curran felt James Anderson removed any doubt about his ability to continueperforming at “world class” levels as England’s seamers left Pakistan introuble at the start of the second Test...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:07Published
Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year [Video]

Ucas offer support for students during challenging A-level year

Ucas Senior customer experience manager Courteney Sheppard explains that UCASare well prepared to deal with an influx of queries after many students wereleft disappointed by their A-Level results. The..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published
A-level results: What next for students? [Video]

A-level results: What next for students?

After the release of this year’s A-level results for England, Wales andNorthern Ireland, many students will be pondering their futures. Thedisruption caused to the exam process by the coronavirus..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published
Starmer on A-levels: ‘Something has gone horribly wrong’ [Video]

Starmer on A-levels: ‘Something has gone horribly wrong’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that “something has obviously gone horribly wrong” as exam boards downgrade nearly 40% of school leavers’ grades in England. Report by Jonesia. Like us on..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:49Published
Why has the Covid-19 daily death toll been revised? [Video]

Why has the Covid-19 daily death toll been revised?

A review of how Covid-19 deaths are calculated in England has reduced the UKtoll by more than 5,000. But what is the new methodology and why have thefigures changed?

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published
Students in Sunderland receive A-level results [Video]

Students in Sunderland receive A-level results

A-level students in Sunderland received their exam grades on Thursday morning. Exam boards have downgraded nearly 40% of school leavers’ grades in England according to Ofqual whilst UCAS figures show..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:40Published
England's Root says Anderson will return to his best again [Video]

England's Root says Anderson will return to his best again

Joe Root backs James Anderson to hit peak form again in the two remaining test matches against Pakistan adding that Ben Stokes is a big miss and he's spoken to Stuart Broad after his fine for breaching..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 06:51Published
Coronavirus: England areas with most new cases per 100,000 people [Video]

Coronavirus: England areas with most new cases per 100,000 people

Here is Wednesday’s update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases ofCovid-19, showing the top five local authorities. Oldham, Pendle and Rochdaleare among the places recording a rise.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published
Mayflower II returned to Plymouth on Monday [Video]

Mayflower II returned to Plymouth on Monday

The newly renovated Mayflower II, a replica of the original ship that sailed from England in 1620, sailed back to its berth in Plymouth, Massachusetts on Monday.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:24Published
PM insists schools in England will be safe to reopen [Video]

PM insists schools in England will be safe to reopen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that schools will be safe forEngland’s schoolchildren to return to. Mr Johnson's assurance comes as reportscite a study that suggests children transmit..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:19Published
PM insists September school return in England is safe [Video]

PM insists September school return in England is safe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that it will be safe for England's schoolchildren to return to classes in September. He told reporters during a visit to Herefordshire: "I have no doubt that..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:33Published
Morikawa holds off England’s Casey to claim US PGA Championship [Video]

Morikawa holds off England’s Casey to claim US PGA Championship

Courtesy: PGA of America American Collin Morikawa holds a press conferenceafter winning the US PGA Championship in sensational fashion after a thrillingfinal round in San Francisco. Morikawa emerged..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published
Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox [Video]

Cherished Part Of India's National History Left 'Hanging Out' Of English Letterbox

Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi's glasses are set to be auctioned for more than $19,000 on August 21st, 2020. But that's only because someone opened an envelope found hanging out of a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published
England’s Ben Stokes to miss remaining Pakistan Tests for family reasons [Video]

England’s Ben Stokes to miss remaining Pakistan Tests for family reasons

Ben Stokes will miss England’s final two Tests against Pakistan as he preparesto travel to New Zealand to be with his family. Stokes has played a full partin England’s red-ball team this summer,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:38Published
Root hails England's mental strength after 'brilliant chase' at Old Trafford [Video]

Root hails England's mental strength after 'brilliant chase' at Old Trafford

Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes partner up to propel England to an unlikely three-wicket win over Pakistan.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:11Published
Burnham: Government 'inhumane' not to extend Covid-19 shielding in Greater Manchester [Video]

Burnham: Government 'inhumane' not to extend Covid-19 shielding in Greater Manchester

The mayor of Greater Manchester said it was "inhumane" for the Government notto extend Covid-19 shielding for clinically vulnerable people in the regionwhen the policy was paused in England on August..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:34Published
British beavers back in the wild after 400 years [Video]

British beavers back in the wild after 400 years

The first beavers to live naturally in the wild in England for over 400 years have been given the green light to stay after a five-year trial showed their dam-building activities were good for wildlife..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Beavers allowed to stay on River Otter: so what next for the endangered species? [Video]

Beavers allowed to stay on River Otter: so what next for the endangered species?

A decision to let wild beavers stay on the River Otter in Devon permanently isthe culmination of a wildlife saga that has run for more than a decade. Butnow that as many as 15 family groups are free to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:15Published
Arsenal to sack 55 staff as COVID-19 hits revenues [Video]

Arsenal to sack 55 staff as COVID-19 hits revenues

VIDEO SHOWS: FILE FOOTAGE OF EMIRATES STADIUM EXTERIORS / COACH MIKEL ARTETA WITH ARSENAL SHIRT AT PRESENTATION / ARSENAL TRAINING SHOWS: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MARCH 13, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:46Published
England v Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie post-match press conference [Video]

England v Ireland: Andrew Balbirnie post-match press conference

Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie savoured a momentous victory over England as“one we’ll remember forever” after overcoming the world champions in a nail-biting conclusion at the Ageas Bowl. Tons..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published
England on wait and see if Stokes can bowl in Pakistan test [Video]

England on wait and see if Stokes can bowl in Pakistan test

The day before their first test against Pakistan, it remains unclear if England all-rounder Ben Stokes is fit to bowl.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 04:38Published

You Might Like


Coronavirus: England's latest lockdown easing is political and the science 'has not really changed', Sage adviser says

'I think it's really been done primarily for economic reasons,' says Prof John Edmunds
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Lockdown to ease further in England from Saturday

More beauty treatments, small wedding receptions and live indoor shows can resume this weekend.
BBC News - Published

England v Pakistan: Bowlers put hosts on top in second Test

England's bowlers grab the upper hand in the second Test against Pakistan on a weather-affected first day at the Ageas Bowl.
BBC News - Published

Heatwave: Water supply in southern England hit by extreme demand

Bottled water stations set up and tankers deployed to redistribute water
Independent - Published

England v Pakistan: James Anderson picks up a big early wicket for England

James Anderson gives England the perfect start to the first day of the second Test by trapping Pakistan opener Shan Masood bang in front of the stumps.
BBC News - Published

Students prepared to protest in England as 'hectic' results system changed at last minute

'You have to be proactive when it is your future at stake,' one pupil says
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: England death count review reduces UK toll by 5,000

Deaths recorded in England had included people who tested positive months before they died.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Women's football 'at a crossroads' as it emerges from lockdown

After a summer with no elite women's football in England, is private investment needed to ensure the sport regains its momentum?
BBC News - Published

England women: Netherlands boss Sarina Wiegman is preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville

Netherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman is the FA's preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville as England's head coach.
BBC News - Published

Wiegman preferred choice to replace Neville as England women's boss

Netherlands women's manager Sarina Wiegman is the FA's preferred choice to succeed Phil Neville as England's head coach.
BBC News - Published

Replacement A-level grades 'no lower than mock exams'

A-level results in England will not be lower than mock exams, in a last-minute change by ministers.
BBC News - Published

Keep moderation for grades, headteachers and teachers in England say ahead of A-level and GCSE results day

'It's not a criticism of teachers to say there is going to be some downgrading,' one school leader says
Independent - Published

Women's cricket: Domestic 50-over competition named Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy

This season's women's 50-over domestic competition will be named the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy in honour of England's World Cup-winning captain.
BBC News - Published

Union Chain Bridge repair work gets £250k boost

The Union Chain Bridge has connected England and Scotland since it was built in 1820.
BBC News - Published

Jack Leslie: Black footballer statue campaign reaches goal

A statue for Jack Leslie who was dropped by England in 1925 will stand outside Home Park in Plymouth.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Oldham becomes worst hit area in England as Covid-19 cases surge despite town being part of northern lockdown

Swindon, Preston and Bedford also placed on government's at-risk register.
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

Museums, galleries and cinemas are added to the places where face coverings should be worn in England.
BBC News - Published

Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost

Ministers want nursing jobs in England to be more accessible, but a union says the plan falls short.
BBC News - Published

American Morikawa, 23, holds off England's Casey to win US PGA Championship

American Collin Morikawa emerges from a stacked leaderboard to win the 2020 US PGA Championship after a flawless final round in San Francisco.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: Coastguard issues new warning after busiest day in four years

It comes as many enjoy another hot day, with forecasters predicting highs of 35C in southern England.
BBC News - Published

2019 heroics gave England belief anything is possible during latest thrilling win - Root

Captain Joe Root says England's habit of pulling off unlikely victories gives them the belief they can win matches from almost any situation.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: Heatwave continues across southeast England, with milder temperatures in north and Scotland

Record temperatures could see UK experiencing exceptionally long-running heatwave
Independent - Published

England's Fleetwood & Rose in contention at US PGA Championship

Tommy Fleetwood cards the joint-lowest round of the 2020 US PGA Championship to move into contention going into the final two rounds in San Francisco.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland

The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.
BBC News - Published

'We have got the players to do it' - Woakes says England can pull off unlikely win

Bowler Chris Woakes says England will draw on their recent experiences of claiming unlikely victories in the first Test against Pakistan.
BBC News - Published

Bowlers lead England fightback against Pakistan

England are clinging on in the first Test against Pakistan after Ben Stokes-led fightback on a fluctuating third day at Emirates Old Trafford.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: England sees hottest August day for 17 years as heatwave set to continue into next week

Met Office warns 'exceptionally warm and humid nights' are expected this weekend
Independent - Published

'Game of Love' Singer Wayne Fontana Dead at 74

Wayne Fontana -- a '60s pop star known for his massive hit, "Game of Love" -- has died at a hospital in England. Wayne died Thursday with his long-term partner by his side ... according to a family..
TMZ.com - Published

Weather: Sunny scenes as England sizzles in heatwave

Sun worshippers head to beaches and parks or cool down in fountains and open air pools.
BBC News - Published

England's limited-overs tour of India postponed

England's limited-overs tour to India, scheduled for September and October, is postponed.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: Unprecedented heatwave to last days across south and east

Temperatures to reach 37C in London and southeast England
Independent - Published

Michael Vaughan says England are 'miles off' being number one in the world

England are "miles away" from being the best Test side in the world, according to former captain Michael Vaughan.
BBC News - Published

Pakistan dominate woeful England on day two

England are already facing defeat in the first Test after a Shan Masood-inspired Pakistan dominate the second day at Emirates Old Trafford.
BBC News - Published

Planning law overhaul for England takes next step

The government launches a consultation into its plan, but critics fear it may lead to "bad-quality" homes.
BBC News - Published

Child Allegedly Chokes On Face Mask Fried in McDonald's McNuggets

A mom and daughter in England are not loving their McDonald's Chicken McNuggets -- they claim the little girl bit into the food and got a mouthful of face mask!!! The not-so-Happy Meal was reportedly..
TMZ.com - Published

England v Pakistan: Babar Azam and Shan Masood frustrate home side

England endure a difficult start to the first Test against Pakistan on a frustrating opening day at Emirates Old Trafford.
BBC News - Published

Babar shines in the gloom as England frustrated on shortened day one against Pakistan

England endure a difficult start to the first Test against Pakistan on a frustrating opening day at Emirates Old Trafford.
BBC News - Published

England v Ireland: What we learned from hosts' series win

Why Eoin Morgan is still crucial for England, how David Willey seized his chance, and what next for James Vince?
BBC News - Published

England v Ireland: Tourists chase 329 to win third ODI in Southampton

Paul Stirling and Andrew Balbirnie hit centuries as Ireland shock England to win a thrilling third one-day international.
BBC News - Published

Ireland chase 329 to stun England with Stirling and Balbirnie scoring centuries

Ireland stun England in a thrilling third one-day international, completing a chase of 329 with one ball to spare in Southampton.
BBC News - Published

Jadon Sancho: Man Utd and Borussia Dortmund far apart in valuation

Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund remain far apart in their valuation of England forward Jadon Sancho.
BBC News - Published

England wait on Stokes fitness before first Test against Pakistan

England will wait on the fitness of all-rounder Ben Stokes before naming their side for the first Test against Pakistan.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Blackburn Council sets up its own contact-tracing system — as 'world beating national scheme' not reaching enough people

Borough has highest infection rates in England — but hundreds of residents falling through gaps of Boris Johnson's 'world beating' service
Independent - Published

Rural crime in England reaches eight-year high of £46m

The spike in livestock and equipment theft is caused by "organised gangs", a new report says.
BBC News - Published

Danny Rose: Tottenham defender sceptical on police use of stop-and-search powers

England and Tottenham defender Danny Rose believes he has been racially targeted by police who have stopped his car when driving.
BBC News - Published

England hopeful Robinson shines in Trophy - day three round-up

England hopeful Ollie Robinson takes 5-29 as Sussex beat Hampshire by 94 runs to become the first match winners in the Bob Willis Trophy.
BBC News - Published

Burglars who targeted Raheem Sterling's home jailed

Three men admitted a string of break-ins, including at the home of England star Raheem Sterling.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus tracked: Top 20 worst affected local authority areas for Covid-19 infections in England

Blackburn with Darwen has highest infection rate, with 78.6 cases per 100,000 people
Independent - Published

Broad '100%' considered retirement after being dropped for first West Indies Test

Stuart Broad says he considered retirement after being left out by England for the first Test with West Indies.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus weddings: 'It's heartbreaking to see my fiancee's face'

Couples are frustrated that wedding receptions of up to 30 people are still not allowed in England.
BBC News - Published


 Page 1  〉