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.
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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.
You may think you know what an older person's greatest wish is, but you might want to double check just to be sure. If they're anything like Anne Brokenbrow, you could be in for a big surprise.
A water company in England has found a 210 foot (64 meter) "fatberg" blocking its pipes. The fatberg is a hardened mess of grease, oil, baby wipes, and other items. Removing it will take weeks.
On Sunday, Nigel Richards once again won the world Scrabble championships, winning the contest with the word "groutier". This is Mr. Richard's fourth world championship win.
The artist Banksy has played a huge joke on an art collector. He created a picture that shredded itself after it was sold for $1.4 million.
Christo, who is famous for creating huge works of art, has used 7,506 oil barrels to make a floating piece of art which weighs more than a million pounds.
People in southern England are being warned to look out for a hairy caterpillar. The caterpillar looks beautiful, but its hairs carry a poison that can hurt or even kill people.