On the morning of June 24, the world awoke to a changed Europe. With the so-called 'Brexit' referendum, the UK voted to leave the European Union, and as such, the EU lost one of its most important member nations. Almost immediately, there were calls from France, Italy, and the Netherlands to hold similar referenda, jeopardizing the entire EU experiment.
While a number of scholars and commentators have interpreted the Brexit as indicative of the wave of nationalism that is sweeping Europe and much of the world, many have missed the significance of this wave for a resurgent conservative traditionalism in the West.
It is most certainly the case that the world is going through a radical realignment along nationalist and provincialist lines. From Bosnia to Chechnya, Rwanda and Barundi, from South Sudan to Scotland, populations have been turning increasingly inward for civic and cultural identity. more >>
These are the top 10 goals of the UEFA Euro 2016 based on votes as per Skysports. Cristiano Ronaldo, Dimitri Payet, Hal Robson-Kanu are all featured in this best goals list. Is there any other goal that missing in this list? If so, let us know. Good goals may result from the final match between Portugal and France tomorrow and if that does happen, we'll make sure to add them here. The videos of the best 10 goals of the tournament so far are featured down below.
Preview of Euro 2016 Final: Portugal vs. France
With France and Portugal in the UEFA EURO 2016 Final, the championship clinching moment is quite close as France has had a better streak between the two nations: Wins – 18, Draws – 1, Losses – 5. They won the previous 10 games between the two, with France ending in 1-0 in their favor. Although perhaps Portugal can finally let the ghost of their 2004 final defeat rest easy as Portugal's 2-0 win in the semi-finals against Wales was it's first at that level. more >>
The next U.K. prime minister will be a woman, results from the Members of Parliament ballot confirmed on Thursday, with the battle for the Conservative Party leadership set to be between Home Secretary Theresa May and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom.
BBC News reported that May won the second MPs ballot with 199 votes, while Leadsom picked up 84 of the votes. Justice Secretary Michael Gove dropped out of the race after receiving only 46 votes, leaving May and Leadsom in a head-to-head battle for the post that David Cameron is vacating.
Five Conservative contenders had initially been campaigning for Cameron's post, but that number is now down to two, with results expected to be announced on Sept. 9. more >>
Antoine Griezmann and Cristiano Ronaldo will lead their teams during the UEFA Euro 2016 Finals between France and Portugal taking place on Sunday, July 8. The start time is 3:00 p.m. ET.
How Portugal got to the Finals
The semi-final match between France and Germany saw Antoine Griezmann score both goals in a 2-0 win.This sets them up for a showdown against Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in the final of Euro 2016. Who else has scored the most in this year's tournament? We provide you with an update on the list of the tournament's leading goal scorers.
Antoine Griezmann (France) – 6 goals
After France's epic win against Germany, French striker Antoine Griezmann leads all scorers with 6 goals in the tournament. more >>
Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych both experienced thrilling Quarter-final matches against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille respectively, and will now move forward to the Semifinals's date on Friday, July 8, 2016. The match time is 11:00 a.m. ET.
After beating Tsonga 7-6 (12-10) 6-1 3-6 4-6 6-1, World No. 2, Andy Murray, finally takes the Wimbledon Semi-final for the seventh time. The match between the two had been really tough and exciting and it lasted for 3 hours and 53 minutes.
In an interview, Murray laughed at the claims saying he is Britain's last "hope" due to the nation's political gloom. Murray was the first British man to win at the Wimbledon after in 2013, after 77 years, which makes naturally makes him a favorite to raise the British flag on this year's championship. more >>