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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.
  • German survey props up European shares

    German survey props up European shares
    LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets in Europe recovered from a poor start on Thursday after a batch of more optimistic than expected surveys of German and euro zone purchasing managers leavened an otherwise shaky mood. Asian markets had drifted lower...

    Tesco scraps profit outlook as accounting black hole deepens

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco reported a bigger than expected hole in its finances on Thursday after finding accounting mistakes had gone back further than initially thought, forcing Britain's biggest grocer to scrap its full-year profit outlook. Tesco,...

    UK consumer confidence tumbles in October on job insecurity: survey

    LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer confidence in Britain took its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs in an economic slowdown, a survey published on Thursday showed. The Consumer Confidence Index,...

    Talent shortage drives pay up in UK financial services, tech sectors

    LONDON (Reuters) - A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6 percent in the last year, ahead of inflation and outpacing sluggish UK wage growth, research showed on Thursday....