World Cup 2030: UK and Republic of Ireland associations back UK government support for bid

[ad_1] Wembley Stadium will host the final of Euro 2020 in June 2021 Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is the “right time” for the UK and Republic of Ireland to launch a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The UK government will reportedly pledge £2.8m to kick-start the process in Wednesday’s Budget. … Read more

Thousands flee rebel violence in Central African Republic

[ad_1] BANGASSOU, Central African Republic (AP) — Monique Moukidje fled her home in Central African Republic’s town of Bangassou in January when rebels attacked with heavy weapons, the fighting killing more than a dozen people. “I ran away because the bullets have no eyes,” the 34-year-old said sitting in the shade while waiting for water … Read more