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November 17, 2017
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Nov

Lucy Mecklenburgh on running a business, dealing with anxiety and why her mum is her biggest inspiration

Lucy Mecklenburgh is a reality star, author, fashion designer, fitness coach and entrepreneur. The Only Way is Essex star sat down with WeAreTheCity to discuss her business, Results with Lucy. The company offers fitness and nutrition plans specially created for women with advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Mecklenburgh tells us who she looks up...
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Women of the Future Awards featured
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Nov

Women of the Future Awards announce winners for 2017

The Women of the Future Awards, in association with Aviva, announced the winners of the 2017 awards at a star-studded event in London. The awards, now in their 12th year, celebrate the most innovative, determined and talented young women from every corner of the UK and in every field. 15 women were selected as category...
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17
Nov

Sarah Clarke becomes first female Black Rod in 650 years

The House of Lords have appointed Sarah Clarke to the post of Black Rod, the first time a female has been given the role since 1361. Clarke is currently the Championships Director at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, hosts of Wimbledon. She will now organise ceremonial events and manage a team of 30 staff...
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Imperial College Business School featured
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Nov

Imperial College Business School achieves equal gender split on its Master in Finance

Imperial College Business School has achieved an equal gender split on its Masters in Finance programme. For the first time, the school has recruited 50 per cent of women on the course for the 2017/18 academic year. The programme, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has 46 women in its current cohort who come...
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contraceptive pill featured
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Nov

Boots ‘breaking’ cheaper morning-after pill promise, say 130 Labour MPs

In a letter from over 130 Labour MP’s, Boots have been accused of breaking their promise to provide a cheaper morning-after pill. In July, the pharmacy were criticised for refusing to lower the price of it’s emergency contraception, only to later promise a cheaper alternate in all of it’s stores. However, just 69 Boots branches...
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Nov

WW2 Veteran pilot and trailblazer Joy Lofthouse dies, aged 94

Joy Lofthouse, who flew bombers and fighter aircraft for the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in WW2, has died. The 94-year-old was part of a group of female pilots, known as the “Atagirls”, based in Berkshire, who flew aircraft during WW2, including Barracuda bombers and Spitfires. The 164 female pilots flew aircraft from the factories to...
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