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news paper, news archiveThe news archive is full of archived news stories, articles and previous events that have featured on WeAreTheCity. Here you will find anything that previously came under the news category but is no longer relevant. This archive has articles running back to 2008.

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19
Sep

Diane James becomes the new leader of UKIP

Diane James has become the new leader of UKIP, becoming the latest woman to be elected into a top political role. James was regarded the favourite to win the party election and defeated her opponents with 8,451 votes; nearly twice as many as Lisa Duffy who received 4,591. Despite replacing current leader, Nigel Farage, many...
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16
Aug

Several Royal British Legion women’s sections dissolve after the charity announces merger plans

Several women’s branches of the Royal British Legion are refusing to sell poppies any longer, after the armed forces charity announced its plans to merge the women’s section into the mainstream national organisation. As a result several of the charity’s county and local women’s section branches have chosen to dissolve their organisations, claiming the charity’s...
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Lynne Freeman featured
16
May

Lynne Freeman | Reed Smith

Lynne joined Richards Butler in 1997, was made partner in 2003 and equity partner in 2007. Lynne started life as a construction litigator and took charge of the construction practice within the Real Estate Group growing it into a team of six. Partner, Andrew Jenkinson who had worked with Lynne for 18 years in the...
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women with pen featured
26
Aug

The Female Professionals of Today Pave the Way for the Women of Tomorrow

Across the world, more and more women are joining the workforce. Even in countries where women traditionally stayed at home to look after the family it is becoming more common for women to work. Specially to work from home or set up a home business. The current situation However, despite this there is still a...
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featured women suit
13
Aug

Looking Up: How the oil industry is showing promising signs for women

You’d be correct in assuming that the oil industry is a male dominated field, but promising figures now show that women are starting to build prosperous careers within the trade. Only 11% of people on the board of directors in oil companies are female and another small percentage work offshore. However, these women have an...
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25
Nov

Photo of the day: Italy’s first female astronaut

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy’s first female astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, has safely docked with the International Space Station Samantha Cristoforetti, along with Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and American astronaut Terry Virts, arrived at the orbiting space lab on the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft at 0249 GMT Monday, NASA said. Cristoforetti, Virts and Shkaplerov docked just under...
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24
Nov

Photo of the Day: New York City

With so much of the white stuff falling in New York, how everyone is coping is amazing. Cold and strong!
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21
Nov

Photo of the day: Iraqi childrens street art

Iraqi Children displaced by conflict are finding expression in street art, as part of a project funded by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (Echo), and the UN children’s charity Unicef. Alaa, 11, from Derik City, Syria, stands in front of a mural which she has helped to paint at Domiz refugee camp,...
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