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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.
  • Shire says ready to recommend AbbVie's $53 billion offer

    LONDON (Reuters) - London-listed drugmaker Shire said on Monday it was ready to recommend a new 31 billion pounds ($53 billion) takeover offer from AbbVie, entering talks after receiving a fifth bid from the U.S. firm. Chicago-based AbbVie, which wants...

    Britain to detail $1.9 billion investment in defense

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will announce 1.1 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) of investment in defense on Monday, his office said, to bolster the country's ability to respond to threats such as global terrorism. Britain has...

    U.S. prosecutors offer junior UK traders immunity in forex probe: FT

    (Reuters) - Prosecutors from the U.S. Department of Justice are offering immunity deals to junior traders in London as they continue to investigate the alleged rigging of foreign exchange rates by banks and senior traders, the Financial Times reported,...

    Bruised and grumbling, foreign banks bend to U.S. rules

    LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Financiers may grumble that the United States is acting like an imperial power in punishing foreign banks for dealings far beyond U.S. territory, but in the end they are more likely to bow to Washington than kick against its...