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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. The group covertly studied 2,500...
  • Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks

    Britons paused in silence, laid flowers and lit candles Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack on British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory. Four...
  • Fans cheer as Princess Charlotte christened on royal estate

    Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition. Hundreds of fans outside St. Mary...
  • Service held in UK to remember Srebrenica massacre victims

    Days before the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, hundreds of Bosnians and Britons attended a memorial service at Westminster Abbey on Monday to remember the more than 8,000 male Muslim victims. The service was one of dozens of events in...
  • 7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far

    After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing." Since...
  • UK's Princess Charlotte to be christened on queen's estate

    Britain's Princess Charlotte, the nine-week-old baby of Prince William and his wife Kate, is to be christened Sunday at a church on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate. The queen, her husband Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Kate's family will be...
  • UK tribunal: UK spy agency spied on Amnesty International

    Amnesty International has expressed outrage after a British tribunal confirmed that Britain's government had spied on the human rights organization. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal wrote to Amnesty on Thursday to notify it that Britain's electronic...
  • Moravian College graduate saved from Nazis on Kindertransport, a legacy of Sir Nicholas Winton

    Ivan Backer's memories of his journey out of Europe — out of the clutches of the Nazis and, ultimately, into the arms of his future wife — came flooding back with the news that Sir Nicholas Winton died Wednesday at age 106. It was Winton,...
  • British police end Peaches Geldof heroin inquiry

    British police say they have closed an investigation into who supplied Peaches Geldof with the heroin that killed her. The 25-year-old TV personality, daughter of Live Aid organizer Bob Geldof, was found dead on April 7, 2014 at her home outside London....
  • Britain, Tunisia honor 38 victims of beach resort attack

    Britain, Tunisia honor 38 victims of beach resort attack
    People around Britain paused in streets and workplaces, in churches and mosques, in railway stations and at the Wimbledon tennis tournament Friday to honor the victims of an Islamic extremist's rampage at a Tunisian beach resort. Flags were lowered to...
  • Britons and Tunisians pause to honor victims of beach resort attack

    Britons and Tunisians pause to honor victims of beach resort attack
    People around Britain paused in streets and workplaces, in churches and mosques, in railway stations and at the Wimbledon tennis tournament Friday to honor the victims of an Islamic extremist's rampage at a Tunisian beach resort. Flags were lowered to...