Britain tries to educate casual fans about horse racing

...is part of the theater of the day, but perhaps they are not really engaging with it as a sport."Although horse racing is Britain's second biggest spectator sport after soccer, the Jockey Club believes that around 80 percent of race-goers have little...

Top travel destinations for 2015

...Disney's blockbuster Frozen film.ANNIVERSARIESSingapore celebrates its golden Jubilee ? 50 years since independence from Great Britain. Vietnam celebrates 70 years since independence from France and 50 years since the first U.S. combat troops arrived at...

Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

...close early.OVERSEAS ACTION: In Europe, France's CAC-40 added 1.3 percent and Germany's DAX rose 0.4 percent. Britain's FTSE rose 0.5 percent. In Asia, the Shanghai Composite Index closed down 3 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng...

Grab these finalists' fashions

...Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, but there were 10 finalists spanning many areas of the industry.Britain-born, New York-based Andrew competed against a milliner, a handbag maker, an eyewear designer, a knitwear specialist...

French star Thierry Henry retires

...announce his retirement by posting a message in English on his Facebook page, and via a statement from his future employer, Britain's Sky Sports."The English have made a statue of him, but in France, he has not always been recognized at his full worth...

World War I match is memoralized in Belgium

...course a football match started," Lt. Charles Brockbank of Britain's Cheshire Regiment wrote in his diary, which is part of...quickly pitted the German and Austro-Hungarian empires against Britain, France, Russia and several allies.Germany swept into most...

Warriors beat Timberwolves for 13th win in a row

...rebounds for Minnesota. CAVALIERS 110, NETS 88In New York, LeBron James and Cleveland turned a close game into a clinic after Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, grabbed courtside seats to watch them, beating Brooklyn.Kevin Love was shooting...


...retirement by posting a message in English on his Facebook page, and via a statement from his future employer, Sky Sports in Britain.Henry was a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship. He holds the French record...

Hawks drop Nuggets for their sixth win in a row

...indict the officer since the announcement Wednesday.James called the shirt "spectacular" Sunday, when Cleveland practiced before its game today in Brooklyn.Britain's Prince William and Princess Kate are scheduled to attend the game.

Black Friday shopping craze catching on in UK

...it may be the next big retail import from the United States.Shopping on the day after Thanksgiving is becoming a thing in Britain, too, thanks mainly to the marketing efforts of major retailers.Online seller Amazon first introduced Black Friday deals...