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  • Study finds women are better at parking

    Study finds women are better at parking
    The verdict is in, at least in the United Kingdom: Women are better parkers than men. A parking lot company in the U.K. called National Car Parks conducted a month long study in which it evaluated how men and women park.
  • Charli XCX marks the spot

    Charli XCX marks the spot
    Step one in a hit music career: Make songs that sound nice on the radio, as Charli XCX has done with Icona Pop's "I Love It," Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" and her own "Boom Clap," from "The Fault in Our Stars" soundtrack. Step two: Follow up with a fizzy album...

    UK public finances improve in November, helped by forex fines

    Britain's public finances improved in November helped by fines paid by banks for a foreign exchange scandal, giving some respite to finance minister George Osborne as he tries to show voters he can keep on bringing down the deficit. Separately, retailers...

    Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era

    Amazon's cloud business a harder sell in post-Snowden era
    This spring, Taser International Inc won a small but high-profile contract to supply body cameras to the London police. But the deal nearly collapsed over one issue: where the video footage would be stored. In the end, the deal survived only after...

    Britain could allow women in army close combat role from 2016

    Britain might allow women to fight in close combat roles for the first time from 2016, the defense secretary said on Friday, in a move that would bring the British army into line with some other Western forces. Britain's army currently allows women to...