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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.
  • Championship hits the bullseye for Christmas revelers

    A burly man squeezed into a nurse's outfit, and carrying a four-pint jug of beer in each hand, lurched across the floor into the arms of Snow White and an assortment of Elves. Elsewhere in the Great Hall at London's iconic Alexandra Palace, a motley crew...

    Adam Hochschild: Centennial of 'Christmas truce' honors heroism of peacemakers

    Adam Hochschild: Centennial of 'Christmas truce' honors heroism of peacemakers
    Go to war and every politician will thank you, and they'll continue to do so — with monuments and statues, war museums and military cemeteries — long after you're dead. But who thanks those who refused to fight, even in wars that turned out to...

    Britain investigates alleged VIP pedophile ring from '70s and '80s

    The allegations about so-called VIP pedophiles involve prestigious London addresses, some of the highest-ranking members of Britain’s establishment and the suspected abuse of young boys in the 1970s and 1980s, including three who were slain. Six...

    UK households drive economy, current account deeper in red

    Britain's economy relied more heavily on spending by households for growth in the third quarter despite a fall in take-home incomes, underscoring the challenges of getting the recovery onto a sounder footing. In another disappointing sign for...