Islamic State commanders in Syria are plotting to kill Queen Elizabeth during VJ Day celebrations in Central London on Saturday, according to the U.K.'s security services and MI5.
Intelligence gathered reveals that IS is planning to use a pressure cooker bomb to attack the Queen of England during public ceremonies to commemorate Britain's victory over Japan during World War II.
High profile locations including St. Martin in-the-Fields Church in London's Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey are said to be targets of the attack. So far, police have not reported any arrests. more >>
Manchester City will try to start off their season with a victory as they travel to the Hawthorns to face West Bromwich Albion in the English Premier League. The match is on Aug. 10, 2015 at 3 p.m. ET and a live stream link is provided below.
City are looking to avoid slipping up early in the season as they are the last of the teams considered as contenders to play in the first game week of the season.
They have already seen neighboring rivals Manchester United win their first match against Tottenham Hotspur, while Liverpool also beat Stoke City at Britannia, so they must try to get their victory against West Brom if they want to keep at pace. more >>
Pope Francis, who is scheduled to address a joint session of Congress in September, plans to donate a rare Bible to House Speaker John Boehner and the Library of Congress, according to reports.
The pope will address Congress on Sept. 24, when he will also present a copy of a special fine art edition of the Bible, which was commissioned by a Minnesota Benedictine abbey, to the Ohio Republican and the Library of Congress, according to The Hill.
The Apostles Edition of the St. John's Bible, which runs in seven volumes, is believed to be the first handwritten and illuminated Bible produced since the invention of the printing press and cost an estimated $ million. more >>
Arsenal play their first match of the English Premier League at home when they host West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium. The match is on August 9, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. ET.
After finishing the previous season third in the Premier League, many are expecting Arsenal to make a serious title run this year.
They are certainly trying to get new pieces to complete their squad and are certainly showing their desire to end their league title drought. more >>
In a bid to defend the English Premier League title, Chelsea begin their new campaign at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they welcome Swansea City. The match is on August 8, 2015 and will be a late afternoon start at 12:30 PM ET (5.30 PM BST).
Between the two teams, more is expected from the hosts as they attempt to recapture the league title. Last season, they were clearly the best team in England and despite lacking big-named signings, Jose Mourinho's men are hoping to continue their dominance.
There are only a few new names in Chelsea's squad this year, only with Radamel Falcao and Asmir Begovic as the established new names that were not from last year's line-up. more >>
As the English Premier League begins, the very first match of the season pits Manchester United against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. The match is on August 8, 2015 at 7:45 a.m. and can be watched online through live stream (details below).
Both teams have high expectations heading into the season, with United returning to the UEFA Champions League, many believe that they may also battle for the league title early on.
Louis Van Gaal has brought in a lot of players and they should be very exciting to watch. With Robin Van Persie moving out of the squad, he has brought in Memphis Depay who is an excellent striker and proved he can be one of the best after an excellent season in the Eredivisie. more >>