England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.
"How could England have only got two votes? It was a big
Etihad Airways, the flag carrier airline of the UAE, has presented the England Cricket team with their personal Etihad Guest Gold cards, giving the players exclusive benefits and rewards from the airline’s award-winning loyalty programme.
The Jaguar F-TYPE Project 7 and the Range Rover Sport SVR have debuted at the world-renowned 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed, an annual hill climb featuring historiec motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of
Prime Minister David Cameron dropped the strongest hint yet that Britain could offer to host the 2022 soccer World Cup if Qatar loses it, saying England would be "happy to find a home" for one of its traditional sports.
This winter has already been the wettest for almost 250 years in England and Wales, Britain's national weather service the Met Office said on Thursday.
Around 435 mm of rain was recorded up to February 24 in England and Wales,
Prince William's wife Kate gave birth to a boy on Monday, the couple's first child and the third in line to the British throne, heralding celebrations in London and messages of goodwill from across the world.
A record 530,000 visitors from the GCC came to Britain in 2012 marking a rise of 6 per cent over the 2011 figures, and spent Dh6.5 billion ($1.76 billion), a rise of 33 per cent, said VisitBritain, the national tourism agency.
British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.
A new strain of the winter vomiting disease norovirus has spread to France, New Zealand and Japan from Australia and is overtaking all others to become the dominant strain in Britain, health officials said on Wednesday.
Bentley Motors has announced that its all-new Continental GT Speed Convertible, one of the world’s fastest four-seat convertible, will make its international debut on January 14 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.