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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...
  • Cameron: Tough times for EU ahead of UK membership vote

    British Prime Minister David Cameron set off Friday on a whirlwind campaign to change the way the European Union is run, warning of a rough road ahead to achieve the reform needed to keep his country from leaving. Ever the halfhearted EU member,...
  • Army removes WWII bomb near London's Wembley Stadium

    British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London's Wembley Stadium. The 50-kilogram (110-pound) bomb was discovered Thursday by workers at a construction site near the stadium. It is believed to have been...
  • Political labels depend on location

    It is interesting to observe how political labels are used across the United States and around the world, as if these labels meant the same thing regardless of location. For example, a conservative in Louisiana is very different from a conservative in New...
  • UK's Cameron announces new plans as UK immigration rises

    Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday announced plans to crack down on illegal immigration and tighten Britain's borders as new official figures showed a significant rise in the number of migrants. Net migration to Britain surged to roughly 318,000 in...
  • Airbus: would reconsider UK investment if country leaves EU

    The head of the U.K. arm of Airbus has warned the aerospace company would reconsider its investments in Britain should the country vote to leave the European Union. Paul Kahn has joined several prominent business leaders in expressing concern about the...
  • UK author wins $50K book prize on early American history

    An English author has won a $50,000 prize for a book detailing the tensions in Great Britain that helped prompt the American Revolution. Nick Bunker, author of An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America, received the George Washington...
  • Prince Charles: 'Grandfather I never had' slain by IRA

    Prince Charles has paid an emotional tribute to Lord Louis Mountbatten, slain 36 years ago by the Irish Republican Army, as the British royal tours Ireland on a mission of peace and reconciliation. Charles received a standing ovation at the end of his...
  • Former British soccer star relocates physical-therapy practice to Mount Dora

    Former British soccer star relocates physical-therapy practice to Mount Dora
    MOUNT DORA — Britain Daniel Thomas was well into his professional soccer career and closely courting rock-star status among the sport's legions of fans when a careless, late tackle from an opponent sidelined him for good. It was 1987 and Thomas...
  • UK submariner who questioned nuclear sub safety apprehended

    Britain's Royal Navy says a submariner who publicly challenged the safety of the country's nuclear fleet has been apprehended. A spokesman said Tuesday that Able Seaman William McNeilly is in military police custody at a facility in Scotland. McNeilly...
  • Britain posts first fall in consumer prices since 1960

    Britain saw consumer prices fall in April for the first time since 1960, official figures showed Tuesday, but few economists think the annual drop will be anything but short-lived. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that consumer prices were...