Tour de France champ Wiggins hurt in crash

ECCLESTON, England, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Tour de France cycling champion Bradley Wiggins was hospitalized Wednesday after his bike collided with a car on a road near his home in England, police said.

Kidnapped nurse may have known abductor

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A Scottish nurse found alive in the trunk of her own car may have known her kidnapper, police said Saturday.

Woman has expensive crash in Bugatti

CHERTSEY, England, March 6 (UPI) -- A driver speeding on a rain-slicked road near London crashed a rented $1.5 million Bugatti Veyron into another car. The crash could have been one of the most expensive ever, The Sun said.

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Driver's license obtained after 23 years

LONDON, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A British woman has successfully completed her 23-year quest to obtain a driver's license.

'06 British car sales down

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Britain's 2006 car sales figures were the lowest since 2000 and 2007 could be another tough year, it was reported Saturday.