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July 28, 2017
michelle obama featured
28
Jul

Michelle Obama speaks out about the racism she faced as First Lady

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has spoken out about the racism that she faced during her time in the White House. Obama made history in 2009 when she became the first black First Lady of the United States, as her husband, Barack Obama was elected President. She quickly became known for her feminist views and...
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women in love
28
Jul

Marcello: Love in the City | 6 | My date with an East London hipster

This is a serialisation of the novel ‘Marcello: Love in the City’. After being rejected by a corporate lawyer Marcello, the dating blogger, meets a chipper charity worker. Online dating. I supposed it is all a bit like job hunting: a steady flow of rejection, interspersed with the occasional prospect. Already the process was robotic,...
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Hilary Clinton breaks through glass ceiling being named first woman to run for US President (F)
28
Jul

Hillary Clinton due to “let her guard down” in new election memoir discussing challenges of being a woman in the public eye

  Hillary Clinton is releasing a new book entitled What Happened, promising a ‘deeply intimate account’ of her electoral battle against Donald Trump.  The book, due to be released by Simon & Schuster in September, will focus on what it was like for Clinton to run against Donald Trump for President, the challenges of being...
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BNY Mellon logo new featured
28
Jul

Job of the week: Sr. Rep, Corporate Actions | Manchester

BNY Mellon are looking for a Sr. Rep, Corporate Actions to join the team in Manchester. Responsible for performing mandatory and voluntary corporate action-related custody and accounting processing requirements such as dividend payments, reorganization/proxy, bond redemption, etc. Also responsible for managing and controlling high levels of risk and liability inherent in the various functions and...
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tim roth featured
28
Jul

“If there is disparity, then everybody should travel first class” | Actor Tim Roth says BBC should raise women’s wages, not drop men’s

Actor Tim Roth has said that the BBC should raise women’s wages to the level of their male counterparts, rather than dropping men’s wages. Roth warned the BBC not to drop men’s wages as it could lead to actors looking elsewhere. The actor’s comments come after top earner’s salaries at the BBC were announced, revealing...
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Philip Hampton featured
28
Jul

BBC gender pay gap: Sir Philip Hampton says female presenters “let it happen”

Sir Philip Hampton claims that the BBC’s female presenters let the gender pay gap happen. Hampton, who co-chairs the government-commissioned review into gender equality, suggested that female BBC stars “let it [the pay gap] happen,” by not asking for a pay rise. He also went on to claim that he had “never, ever had a...
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Angelina Jolie
28
Jul

Angelina Jolie criticised for treatment of child actors, during recruitment process for new film

Angelina Jolie has come under fire for her treatment of the young Cambodian actors in her new film First They Killed My Father. In her first interview since her split from Brad Pitt, Jolie spoke to Vanity Fair about travelling across Cambodia to cast her new movie. The film is a true-life story of Loung Ung and...
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LGBTQ
28
Jul

LGBT workers aren’t protected from discrimination, says Trump administration

Trump’s administration has said that US LGBT employees aren’t protected from discrimination under the Civil Rights Act. The Department of Justice (DOJ) unexpectedly intervened in a private employment discrimination case, reminding the court that gay employees are not protected from discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The DOJ filed a brief claiming that Title...
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