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July 18, 2017
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Jul

Marcello: Love in the City | 4 | I tried to charm an icy colleague

This is a serialisation of the novel ‘Marcello: Love in the City’. After a date with Karen, the disinterested lawyer, Marcello tries to make friends in the office. The following day at work, I turned my attention to my other great pastime: trying to befriend my icy work colleagues. Jess dismisses the project as folly....
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18
Jul

Saudi Arabia investigating a woman for wearing a miniskirt at historical site

Authorities in Saudi Arabia are investigating a woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in a heritage site. The woman, named Khulood, posted the video to Snapchat over the weekend. She was walking through the deserted Ushaqir heritage village, roughly 100 miles away from the country’s capital, Riyadh. Her clothing...
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18
Jul

FULLY BOOKED: 21/09/2017: Ready, Set, Grow – Strategies to accelerate your career | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club event

WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking Ready, Set, Grow with Careers Club Founder and Managing Director of WeAreTheCity, Vanessa Vallely A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event Thursday 21 September 2017 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm NBC Universal, 1 Central St. Giles, St Giles High Street, London, WC2H...
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18
Jul

Gender stereotypical advertisements to be banned by the UK advertising watchdog

The Advertising Standards Authority are implementing new rules to eradicate stereotypical gender roles. Advertisements that show women taking over household tasks after men fail at them will be banned, as well as those that reinforce gender roles. Due to backlash from several adverts, the ASA will conduct a review and draw up new rules for...
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18
Jul

A network lunch in moving pictures | Life of a Lady

Over 12 years, this network has connected hundreds of business women to help each other with contacts, knowledge and advice. It also has a strong motivational role as guest speakers are selected to energise and inspire, giving you nuggets to help your business. Our after-lunch free workshop has facilitators who don’t want you to sit...
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Jane Austen bank note featured
18
Jul

Jane Austen’s bank note to be unveiled

The new £10 bank note featuring author Jane Austen is to be unveiled by the Bank of England. Mark Carney, Bank of England governor, will unveil the note at Winchester Cathedral on Tuesday. The unveiling also marks the 200th anniversary of the author’s death. Austen is best known for her six major novels – Sense...
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jane austen featured
18
Jul

Remembering Jane Austen 200 years on

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen and across the globe people are remembering the famous author. Austen was born in Steventon, Hampshire on 16 December 1775. She was the seventh out of eight children. Austen is best known for her six major novels – Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma,...
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18
Jul

11-12/08/2017: Girls Talk London: I Am Mogul: Two Day Summer Business School

Girls Talk London is hosting a two-day summer business school for working women in the UK. I AM MOGUL SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL is a two-day programme to support working women in the UK with their professional and personal development to ensure that you are taking charge in your career and life. We have created a...
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