ENGLAND - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ENGLAND News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UK inflation rate falls more than expected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312707-79/inflation-rate-bank-england.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312707-79/inflation-rate-bank-england.html.csp">UK inflation rate falls more than expected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:08:01.99-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Britain’s inflation rate fell more than expected in July, to 1.6 percent from 1.9 percent in June, easing pressure on the Bank of England as it weighs when to raise interest rates. The Office of National Statistics said Tuesday that a fall in clothing prices provided the biggest contribution to the drop in consumer price inflation. A drop in the cost of alcohol, financial services and food also contributed. The Bank of England, which targets a 2 percent inflation rate, is assessing when...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583127072014-08-19T09:08:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T09:08:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312707@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:08:01 MDT Practices top game for Patriots, Washington starters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58267482-77/washington-game-patriots-practices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58267482-77/washington-game-patriots-practices.html.csp">Practices top game for Patriots, Washington starters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH WHITE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T23:24:14.437-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In some ways, the preseason opener between the New England Patriots and Washington is very much an afterthought. For the regulars, the real work has already been accomplished. The teams went head-to-head over three days of joint practices this week at Washington’s training camp facility, running drills for nearly every scenario one might face in a game. For Tom Brady, Robert Griffin III and the rest of the first-teamers, those sessions are more valuable than the modicum of playing t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582674822014-08-06T23:24:14.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T23:24:14.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267482@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:14 MDT Major League Soccer: Whitecaps and Fire play to 0-0 draw http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244262-77/england-vancouver-chicago-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244262-77/england-vancouver-chicago-colorado.html.csp">Major League Soccer: Whitecaps and Fire play to 0-0 draw</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:16:46.462-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bridgeview, Ill. • Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made a second half save to preserve the Fire’s 0-0 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night. Vancouver’s Erik Hurtado had the Whitecaps’ best chance of the game in the 49th minute. He broke free of the defenders and cut to the center of the box, but his right-footed effort was knocked aside by Johnson. It was Johnson’s third shutout of the season and Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted’s fifth. They each made two saves. Chicago is 3-5-1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582442622014-07-30T23:16:46.462-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:16:46.462-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244262@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:16:46 MDT Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241380-79/barclays-bonuses-jenkins-bank.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241380-79/barclays-bonuses-jenkins-bank.html.csp">Barclays chief applauds claw-back idea on bonuses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:19:01.54-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The CEO of Barclays said having provisions to claw back bankers’ bonuses, as outlined by regulators on Wednesday, is a good idea in principle. The Bank of England published new rules Wednesday to punish executives who misbehave. They include introducing a seven-year period from the date of the award in which the bonus can be retracted. Antony Jenkins told the BBC that such provisions are useful, though he was awaiting the details. The debate on banker’s bonuses has become heated in Euro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582413802014-07-30T10:19:01.54-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:19:01.54-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241380@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:01 MDT England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international play http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206209-77/england-gerrard-international-captain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206209-77/england-gerrard-international-captain.html.csp">England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international play</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.301-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from the national team. The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder made 114 appearances for England over 14 years. Gerrard said Monday he “agonized’” over his future after the World Cup in Brazil, where England went out in the first round. He tells the Football Association that “this has been a very difficult decision, one of the toughest I’ve had to make in my career.” Gerrard says his international retirement helps “ensure I can ke...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582062092014-07-22T17:36:26.301-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.301-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206209@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Speak of the devil — Church of England drops Satan from baptism rite http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58187252-80/devil-england-service-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58187252-80/devil-england-service-church.html.csp">Speak of the devil — Church of England drops Satan from baptism rite</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:48:49.56-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • While Christians waited to learn whether the Church of England would approve the consecration of women bishops, the church’s governing body — the General Synod — quietly voted to drop all future references to the devil in a new baptism service. The simplified wording was written after priests said the traditional service was unnecessarily complex and might confuse people who are not regular churchgoers. In the traditional service, godparents are asked whether they are ready...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187252@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:48:49 MDT Rise in UK inflation in June was unexpectedly big http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186137-79/percent-bank-rate-inflation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58186137-79/percent-bank-rate-inflation.html.csp">Rise in UK inflation in June was unexpectedly big</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAN PYLAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • A June shopping spree drove an unexpectedly big increase in U.K. inflation that has fueled expectations that the Bank of England may start raising interest rates soon, possibly by the end of this year. Figures Tuesday from the Office for National Statistics showed consumer prices rose by an annual rate of 1.9 percent in June, just below the Bank’s ostensible target of 2 percent. Inflation, which rose from May’s 4½-year low of 1.5 percent, is now at its highest level since January. The c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581861372014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T09:00:02.534-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The church’s national assembly, known as the General Synod, voted for the historic measure, reaching the required two-thirds majority in each of its three different houses. In total, 351 members of the three houses approved of the move. Only 72 voted against and 10 abstained. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the long-awaited ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581843282014-07-14T21:10:51.812-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T21:10:51.812-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58184328@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:10:51 MDT Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58183914-80/church-women-bishops-bishop.html.csp">Church of England approves women bishops in historic vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY and FREDRICK NZWILI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T14:10:07.351-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • After 20 years of turmoil and angry debate, the General Synod of the Church of England said “yes” Monday to women bishops. The first could be named by year’s end with the appointment of at least three additional women sometime in 2015, say senior church officials. The General Synod is the three-tier governing body of the Church of England. It is made up of bishops, clergy and laity. At a meeting in York, the General Synod gave final approval to legislation introducing the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183914@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:10:07 MDT Church of England votes in favor of women bishops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182347-68/church-england-bishops-favor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182347-68/church-england-bishops-favor.html.csp">Church of England votes in favor of women bishops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:18:53.771-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The Church of England has voted to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops. The Church’s national assembly, known as the General Synod, approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England Monday. A total of 351 members of the Synod’s three different houses voted in favor of the measure, while 72 voted against and 10 abstained. The measure had the support of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Prime Minister David Cameron. The vote comes two years after s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581823472014-07-14T10:18:53.771-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T10:18:53.771-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182347@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:18:53 MDT Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182208-68/aircraft-developers-farnborough-aiming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182208-68/aircraft-developers-farnborough-aiming.html.csp">Developers aiming to get new F-35 at Farnborough</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T07:53:02.094-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 07:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Farnborough, England • Lockheed Martin and the U.S. military say they are still hoping to show off the F-35B fighter at the Farnborough International Airshow — even though time is running out to get the aircraft across the Atlantic. Developers are still hoping to debut the aircraft at the world’s premier aviation event in the south of England even though an engine fire has grounded the aircraft. They hope the problem will be resolved before the show ends Sunday. Air Force Gen. Chris Bogdan ackno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581822082014-07-14T07:53:02.094-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T07:53:02.094-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182208@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:53:02 MDT Church of England set to vote on women bishops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171705-80/women-bishops-england-synod.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58171705-80/women-bishops-england-synod.html.csp">Church of England set to vote on women bishops</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TREVOR GRUNDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Religion News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T18:27:01.789-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 06:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canterbury, England • Women’s rights activists greeted with delight signs the Church of England is poised to relent and allow women to be consecrated as bishops. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will preside over a historic General Synod meeting at the University of York when a make-or-break vote on the subject is expected Monday. “We’re there at long last,” American–born Christina Rees, one of the church’s leading women’s rights campaigners, said Thursday. Supporters of female bishops are ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171705@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:27:01 MDT Tour de France: Kittel’s thrill, Cavendish spill during first stage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153135-77/cavendish-tour-kittel-stage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58153135-77/cavendish-tour-kittel-stage.html.csp">Tour de France: Kittel’s thrill, Cavendish spill during first stage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jamey Keaten</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T23:15:28.792-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Harrogate, England • Mark Cavendish went down in a late crash. Marcel Kittel’s hands went up in victory. And British royals who turned out for the Tour de France debut in England witnessed new signs of a changing of the guard among two of the world’s top sprinters. For many British fans, with cycling’s greatest race making a rare start in England on Saturday, Stage 1 wasn’t supposed to end this way: They wanted British speedster Cavendish to get his first race leader’s yellow jersey and 26th car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581531352014-07-05T23:15:28.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T23:15:28.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153135@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 23:15:28 MDT Real Salt Lake: RSL ends slide with 2-1 win over Revs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150080-77/rsl-lake-salt-beckerman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150080-77/rsl-lake-salt-beckerman.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: RSL ends slide with 2-1 win over Revs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T23:21:50.119-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven weeks might’ve seemed like an eternity. Without its captain and without its wall between the posts, Real Salt Lake went through a series of trials it half-expected when Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando got on a plane destined for the Bay Area in mid-May. The RSL pillars bounced around North America and South America for seven weeks, going from California to New York to Florida and eventually to Brazil, soaring around the massive country with the hopes of a nation and a fan base nestled on ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150080@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:21:50 MDT Real Salt Lake: Slumping RSL seeks turnaround against Revolution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129379-77/rsl-game-borchers-england.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129379-77/rsl-game-borchers-england.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Slumping RSL seeks turnaround against Revolution</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:08:59.248-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carson, Calif. • Nat Borchers draped a towel around his neck, his jersey soaked from being part of a side that battled for 81 minutes down to 10 men on the road. The veteran Real Salt Lake center back waited for his interview with the local TV affiliate to begin underneath StubHub Center, and when it did, he didn’t maneuver around the magnitude of this next match. Winless in its last five league outings, RSL needs three points. It’ll have yet another opportunity on Friday in its traditional Fou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129379@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:08:59 MDT World Cup: Uruguay defends Luis Suarez as FIFA scrambles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115626-77/uruguay-suarez-fifa-italy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115626-77/uruguay-suarez-fifa-italy.html.csp">World Cup: Uruguay defends Luis Suarez as FIFA scrambles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Graham Dunbar</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:10.039-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • As the world was judging Uruguay’s Luis Suarez for biting a player in the World Cup, his teammates, coaches and fans in his soccer-crazy country defended the star, blaming the foreign media, his Italian opponents and uneven treatment. World Cup organizers scrambled Wednesday to quickly decide on a punishment before Uruguay plays Colombia on Saturday in the round of 16. “We have to resolve it either today or tomorrow,” FIFA disciplinary panel member Martin Hong told reporters Wed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581156262014-06-25T23:20:10.039-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T23:20:10.039-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115626@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:10 MDT England too insular for World Cup success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58111036-77/england-english-players-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58111036-77/england-english-players-football.html.csp">England too insular for World Cup success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Leicester</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belo horizonte, Brazil • In many ways, it’s a head-scratcher: The country that invented football and which has the richest, most watched and, many would agree, best league in global football is also one of the worst performers at this World Cup. How can that be? We are, of course, talking here about England — that self-important nation which is no longer very good at football but is quite brilliant at marketing it. And that, right there, is part of its problem. The argument goes like this and by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581110362014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T22:49:43.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58111036@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:49:43 MDT