Wanted: an inspiring new anthem for English sports teams

LONDON (Reuters) – The 19th century courtyards of Britain’s parliament echoed to the strains of Hubert Parry’s “Jerusalem” on Wednesday in one of the loudest public shows of support for a possible new anthem to be played at English sports events.








Thousands gather for Elvis festival in Australia

PARKES, Australia – Dressed in jumpsuits, capes and donning wigs and shades, thousands of Elvis Presley fans gathered in the Australian town of Parkes on Friday to celebrate what would have been the late singer’s 81st birthday.


Ohio judge uses verse to deny lawsuit

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A judge in Columbus wrote a poem to let a prisoner suing an Ohio penitentiary for “emotional distress” know that his lawsuit was being denied and read it in court.