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Boy at heart of UK court battle dies after life support ends

LONDON — A 12-year-old boy who had been in a coma for four months died Saturday at a London hospital after doctors ended the life-sustaining treatment his family had fought to continue. Archie Battersbee’s mother, Hollie Dance, said her son died at 12:15 pm, about two hours after the hospital began withdrawing treatment. British courts …

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Sarina Wiegman proved herself a great football manager in the way she won Euro 2022

Sarina Wiegman now belongs in the pantheon of great football managers. If that sounds like a knee-jerk reaction after England’s victory last night, it’s worth considering that no one has ever won two European Championships — or World Cups, for that matter — with different nations in either the women’s or men’s game. Wiegman was …

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UK breaks its record for highest temperature as heat builds

LONDON (AP) — Britain shattered its record for highest temperature ever registered Tuesday amid a heat wave that has seized swaths of Europe — and the national weather forecaster predicted it would get hotter still in a country ill prepared for such extremes. The typically temperate nation was just the latest to be walloped by …

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Londoners urged not to travel as heat wave engulfs Europe

London CNN — Commuters in London have been advised not to use the city’s transport network unless for “essential journeys,” amid a sweltering heat wave across western Europe. The UK Met Office issued an amber extreme heat warning from Sunday through Tuesday as temperatures will likely surpass the country’s 2019 record temperature of 38.7 Celsius …

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