At 11 pm on December 31, the United Kingdom finally ended its close ties with the European Union, finishing the Brexit process that started almost four years ago. The UK now no longer needs to follow EU rules.
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Among the more unusual news stories recently…Sarah Fuller becomes the first woman to score in a Power 5 football game, scientists report that kangaroos can communicate with humans, and an artist takes an eight-year photo with a beer can - by accident.
In today's news roundup, a small group of Muslims taking part in a coronavirus-limited hajj in Saudi Arabia finish their journeys, and scientists discover the source for massive stones which make up Stonehenge.
Queen Elizabeth II has approved a surprising plan by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to "step back" from their positions as "senior royals" so the couple can be more independent.
Britain’s Prince William has announced a new award, called the “Earthshot Prize”, which is meant to encourage people to make big, important changes to help deal with the problems facing the Earth today.
In today's news roundup, Australia has record heat as it continues to fight strong bushfires, Italy's "Sardines" pack together to protest, and Fallon Sherrock becomes the first woman to beat a man during the World Darts Championship.
On Tuesday, 37-year-old American swimmer Sarah Thomas set a new record by swimming the English Channel four times. Ms. Thomas is the first person in the world ever to do this.
A huge tennis upset took place at Wimbledon on Monday as 15-year-old Cori Gauff beat 5-time Wimbledon winner Venus Williams. Gauff is the youngest player ever to qualify for Wimbledon.
Liverpool has defeated Tottenham to become the 2019 Champions League winner. Liverpool took the lead early in the all-English final, and added a second goal near the end to walk away the winner 2-0.
The British royal family has a new member. Early Monday morning, Meghan Markle, the wife of Britain's Prince Harry, gave birth to a baby boy. The baby is seventh in line for the British throne.