With a few matches remaining in the UEFA Euro 2016, star players for each team have contributed their best for their countries, especially in terms of scores or goals.
Coming into the semifinals round, here are the top scorers for the European tournament per UEFA's official website:
1. Gareth Bale (Wales, 3 goals) more >>
As the UEFA Euro 2016 draws closer to an end the race for the Golden Boot, the award to the player with the most goals, still is highly contested with several players still in the contention.
As of this article there has not been all that much movement at that top, but that does not mean that the race is over, as there are still several matches that will ultimately determine who will be the winner.
Gareth Bale (Wales 3 goals) more >>
The United Nations' Committee on the Rights of the Child claims in a report that the U.K. might be violating the rights of children in publicly funded schools by requiring them to take part in daily religious worship "of a broadly Christian character."
In a report released on June 3 by the 18-person committee of "independent experts" of "high moral character" from countries such as Russia and Egypt, according to The Telegraph, called on ministers to repeal a law requiring a daily act of Christian worship at schools because it might contradict a child's "freedom of thought, conscience and religion."
According to report, titled "Collective Worship and Religious Observance in Schools: An Evaluation of Law and Policy in the UK," the vast majority of schools in the U.K. are required by law to organize acts of collective worship (England, Northern Ireland, Wales) or religious observance (Scotland) for their students. more >>
A new Church of England-associated school has been forced to go on "lockdown" as it faces outrage from parents and students for removing a cross from its student-designed school logo.
According to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, parents and students are furious with Oak CE Primary School in the Crosland Moor district of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire after school officials decided to redesign the school logo by scrubbing out a cross featured in the logo.
The primary institution, which is funded by the state and governed by both the Kirklees Council and the Church of England, opened on May 3 as a result of a merger between three preexisting schools. more >>
Following Iceland's stunning upset over England in the round of 16 of the UEFA European championship, Wales looks to make their own upset over tournament favorite Belgium in the quarter finals.
For Wales, getting into the UEFA Euro quarterfinals is a first.
The Wales vs. Belgium match will be played on Friday, July 1, at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy located in Lille, France. The game is live on BBC one and will be hosted by Gary Lineker at 9 p.m. Central European time. more >>
The United Kingdom's referendum to leave the European Union was a global shocker, as more than 17 million people voted to leave the European bureaucracy.
Commonly called "Brexit," the fallout to the vote was immediate as Prime Minister David Cameron announced his resignation and the succession of a new leader by September.
At the heart of the successful Brexit movement was one man: Nigel Farage. The 52-year-old leader of the UK Independence Party is considered the champion of the effort to leave the EU. more >>