NFL: New York Giants and Green Bay Packers meet in London

[ad_1] CNN — American football is back in London for the second week in a row. The New York Giants and the Green Bay Packers meet at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for Week 5’s international battle. Each team boasts a 3-1 record. That means for the first time in 32 contests played, a London game features … Read more

USWNT defeated by England in front of record Wembley crowd under shadow of Yates report

[ad_1] CNN — The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) was defeated 2-1 by England at Wembley in an international friendly that spotlighted both the increasing popularity of women’s football and its failures. Billed as a match-up between the world and European champions, both teams had displayed impressive form in recent months – the USWNT … Read more

Brittney Griner’s wife hopes Putin will have ‘mercy’ and negotiate for her release

[ad_1] CNN — The wife of Brittney Griner, the American professional basketball player jailed in Russia, said Thursday she thinks it’s going to take “mercy” from Russian President Vladimir Putin to get Griner home. “I feel like at this point it’s going to take Putin to have that same mindset and say ‘You know what, … Read more

Worst ever bird flu crisis in Europe raises risks for next season – EFSA

[ad_1] PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Europe has experienced its worst bird flu crisis ever this year with nearly 50 million poultry killed, and the persistence of the virus over the summer has raised the risk of widespread infections next season, the EU’s Food Safety Agency (EFSA) said. The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza … Read more

Stella McCartney pushes animal-free fashion message at Pompidou Center show

[ad_1] PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Stella McCartney sat her audience outdoors in a courtyard of the Center Pompidou Monday, sending out a sensual lineup of fluid dresses and smart, low-waisted trousers, accessorized with handbags made from a leather alternative. “We are proud to be eco-weirdos, and hope you will join us in our mission … Read more

Indonesia to probe soccer stampede; police use of tear gas in focus

[ad_1] Human rights commission questions the use of tear gas Thirty-two children among 125 killed in stampede Funerals take place for the dead in the town of Malang MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday set up an independent team to investigate a stampede at a soccer stadium that killed 125 people, including … Read more

Europe and UK hit by ‘unprecedented’ number of bird flu cases this summer Bird flu

[ad_1] The UK and continental Europe have been hit by an “unprecedented” number of cases of avian flu this summer, with 47.5m birds having been killed since last autumn, according to new figures. Poultry producers from as far north as Norway’s Svalbard islands to southern Portugal have together reported almost 2,500 outbreaks of the disease … Read more

Avian influenza: unprecedented number of summer cases in Europe

[ad_1] An unprecedented number of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus detections were reported in wild and domestic birds from June to September in Europe, according to the latest overview by EFSA, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, and the EU reference laboratory. In previous years, no cases or only a few cases … Read more

NFL: London is stage for milestone 100th international game

[ad_1] CNN — The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game will mark the 100th … Read more

Stampede, riot at Indonesia football match killed 174, league suspended

[ad_1] East Java stadium disaster apparently worst since 1964 Around 180 injured during crowd stampede Indonesia football association suspends league to investigate Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 2 (Reuters) – At least 174 people were killed and 180 injured in a stampede and riot at a soccer … Read more