International News Archive - August 04, 2011


Ofcom, a UK government telecoms watchdog, reports that one in three adults in the UK now use smartphones.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.