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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...
  • 9 UK citizens headed to Syria arrested, Turkey military says

    Turkey's military says that nine British citizens have been arrested trying to cross into Syria. The military says they were taken into custody in Hatay province, but a statement Wednesday didn't say when. The nine are among a spate of recent cases of...
  • Britain will not play in Olympic soccer tournament

    Britain will not compete in the Olympic soccer tournament next summer in Rio de Janeiro after the English Football Assn. said Tuesday it was unable to reach an agreement with the other three federations that comprise Great Britain. Wales, Scotland and...
  • UK economy grew more sharply in 2014 than previously thought

    Britain's national statistics agency says the economy grew faster than previously thought last year. Figures from the Office of National Statistics show that the country's gross domestic product expanded 2.8 percent, compared with the previous estimate...
  • UK judge: Suspect in Litvinenko death can testify at inquiry

    One of the main suspects in the poisoning of ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko can testify by video link at an inquiry into the death, the judge in charge said Monday. Judge Robert Owen said he was willing to grant Dmitry Kovtun "core participant"...
  • Campaign begins for most unpredictable UK election in years

    British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival as campaigning formally began Monday in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades. The royal...
  • Briton pleads guilty in NYC to trying to set up terror camp

    A mentally ill British man pleaded guilty Monday to U.S. charges he plotted to set up an al-Qaida training camp on a ranch in a remote part of Oregon that was likened to Afghanistan. Haroon Aswat admitted he traveled to Bly, Oregon, in 1999 at the...
  • UK prime minister rallies party before 'knife edge' election

    Prime Minister David Cameron said Saturday that Britain's election campaign is on a knife edge, as he rallied the Conservative party with a personal attack on his main rival. Cameron told a party rally that "this isn't any election. This is a high-...
  • In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

     In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century
    A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness. Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
  • 'Downton Abbey' to end after its upcoming 6th season

    A grand manor will close its doors to millions of weekly guests after "Downton Abbey" concludes next year. Producers of the popular British period drama on Thursday confirmed it will end after its sixth season, scheduled to air in the United States in...
  • Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry

    Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry
    He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title. In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals,...