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Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England in penalty shootout

Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on.

Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rules

The “Resist and Act for Freedom” rally saw dozens of people holding banners and placards reading “This is now Tyranny” and chanting “Freedom!”

London’s famous Tower Bridge gets stuck in an open position

The historic bascule-and-suspension bridge failed to close Saturday after opening to allow ships to pass underneath on the Thames.

Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up ‘highness’ titles

Goodbye, your royal highnesses. Hello, life as — almost — ordinary civilians.

Prince Harry and Meghan stepping away from ‘senior’ royal roles

 Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are stepping away from "senior" royal roles and will work toward becoming financially independent, they announced on Wednesday.

Trump eases up, makes nice with May before she steps down

Making nice at the end, President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his frequent criticisms of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal, declaring that history will remember her fondly if the United Kingdom can successfully leave the European Union.

Americans fete royal wedding in pubs, hotels and homes

From pubgoers in pajamas to merrymakers in finery at a posh hotel, Americans cheered and teared up Saturday as they watched Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry in a royal wedding with trans-Atlantic resonance.

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote so lucidly of the mysteries of space, time and black holes that his book, "A Brief History of Time," became an international best seller, making him one of science's biggest celebrities since Albert Einstein.

Rome blanketed by snow as Arctic storm sets European records

The Arctic storm dubbed the "Beast from the East" set record temperatures across much of Europe on Monday and brought a rare snowstorm to Rome, paralyzing the city and giving its residents an unusual chance to ski, sled and build snowmen in its famous parks and piazzas.

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Clean Eatz hosts its annual national convention in Wrightsville Beach

Today, one Wilmington based business, that has grown to have franchises across the country, wrapped up its annual convention in Wrightsville Beach.

Local church in Wilmington helps feed the homeless population through its lunch bag program

One local church in Wilmington is continuing to serve the homeless population through its lunch bag program, after seeing an increased need during the pandemic

NHCS holds a job fair to fill a number of openings within the school system

New Hanover County Schools currently has numerous openings around the area, and held a job fair this weekend in an attempt to fill those roles. 

Dozens of volunteers spend the morning planting a community garden at Greenfield Lake

Dozens of volunteers turned out Saturday to plant a community garden of leafy greens and root vegetables at Greenfield Lake in Wilmington.