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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.
  • Ophelia Lovibond Joins CBS' 'Elementary'

    British actress Ophelia Lovibond has earned her first U.S. television debut with a recurring role on CBS' "Elementary." Lovibond is set to play Kitty Winter, the new protege to Jonny Lee Miller's Sherlock Holmes. The character immediately becomes...

    Bookmakers forecast record betting in Britain on World Cup final

    LONDON (Reuters) - Record sums are likely to be wagered in Britain on Sunday's World Cup final between Germany and Argentina, bookmakers said on Friday, illustrating soccer's growing value to the betting industry. About 40 million pounds could be...

    British children's books don't reflect cultural diversity, Laureate says

    LONDON (Reuters) - British children's books still don't reflect the cultural diversity of the country's children and would-be authors, Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman said. Her own best-known books, the Noughts and Crosses trilogy, tackle racism,...

    Pentagon Official: F-35 Engine Failure Likely Not Systemic

    Pentagon Official: F-35 Engine Failure Likely Not Systemic
    RAF FAIRFORD, England — The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer told lawmakers there was "growing evidence" that an engine fire on an Air Force F-35A jet last month was not a systemic issue, which sources familiar with the situation said could pave the...