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Savoy’s American Bar appoints first woman as head bartender in 95 jare

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The first time the Savoy hotel’s American Bar had a woman at the helm was in 1903, when Ada “Coley” Coleman – whose creations included the classic cocktail the Hanky Panky – took the role. But since her more than two ...

Laura Kenny becomes first British woman to win gold at three Olympics

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Laura Kenny has become the first British female Olympian to win gold at three consecutive Games after victory in the madison at the Izu Velodrome alongside Katie Archibald. Kenny and Archibald produced a madison maste...

Vrou in 'n nuwe regsgeding beskuldig Bill Cosby van verkragting in 'n hotelkamer in 1990

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'N Bekende aanklager van Bill Cosby het Donderdag 'n saak teen die akteur aanhangig gemaak oor 'n 1990 hotelkamer ontmoeting in Atlantic City, New Jersey, voordat die staat se twee-jaar venster om ouer eise vir seksuele aanranding in te dien, verstryk. Dit...

‘She did not deserve to die like this’: family seeks justice for Kenyan woman allegedly killed by UK soldier

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A vibrant sisal plant in a public cemetery on the outskirts of Nanyuki in Kenya marks the grave of Agnes Wanjiru, the woman allegedly murdered by a British soldier in March 2012. It is easy to miss the grave due to he...

Woman conceived through rape wins award for campaign to convict father

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A woman conceived through rape who campaigned for nine years to bring her father to justice has won a prestigious award. The 45-year-old can only be referred to as Daisy to protect the identity of her birth mother, wh ...

The ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ still plagues America

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When the late Gwen Ifill used the phrase “Missing White Woman Syndrome” at a 2004 journalism conference, she was responding to news anchor Suzanne Malveaux’s concern that US media outlets had failed to cover internati...

Woman tells London Bridge inquest she played dead after being stabbed

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A woman injured in the Fishmongers’ Hall terrorist attack in London said she played dead after convicted terrorist Usman Khan stabbed her repeatedly, 'n geregtelike doodsondersoek het gehoor. Isobel Rowbotham was a part-time officer mana...

Police in Japan search for missing British woman Alice Hodgkinson

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Police in Japan are searching for a British woman who has not been seen for almost a week, with her family describing her disappearance as “completely out of character”. Alice Hodgkinson, 28, was reported missing afte...

Family of Kenyan woman allegedly murdered by UK soldier to sue MoD

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The family of a young Kenyan woman allegedly murdered by a British soldier almost a decade ago plans to sue the Ministry of Defence to demand answers over her death. The body of Agnes Wanjiru, 21, was found in 2012 af...

Global Covid: woman dies in Sydney’s Delta outbreak, 745 new cases in Germany

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Australia has reported its first death of 2021 from locally acquired coronavirus, while cases of Covid-19 have grown in China and continued to surge in South Korea. The Australian state of New South Wales is battling ...

‘The thirst trap of London’: UK welcomes Every Woman Biennial

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In 2019, the most recent iteration of the Every Woman Biennial drew 3,000 attendees to two galleries in New York and Los Angeles. Tussen die 600 artists represented were a 12-year-old trans photographer of moths and bu...

Murder inquiry over death of Italian woman after sex video battle

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Prosecutors in Naples have opened a murder inquiry into the death of a young woman believed to have killed herself after fighting to have a sex video removed from the internet, and ordered the exhumation of her body....

Woman stabs husband and tells police ‘I admit it all’, footage shows

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Footage showing a retired accountant telling police she hoped her “bullying” husband could not be saved after she stabbed him to death – before asking officers to fetch her coat – has been released. Penelope Jackson,...

Sarah Everard: police say body found is that of missing woman – video

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Police say they have recovered and identified the body of Sarah Everard.The Metropolitan police assistant commissioner Nick Ephgrave made the announcement on Friday afternoon. It followed the discovery of human remain...

Naked woman rescued from Florida sewer after driver hears her screaming

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A woman rescued from a storm drain in Florida says she was lost for three weeks in tunnels and survived on a can of ginger ale. She was discovered by a woman who heard her screams while driving by the drain. The 43-ye...

Woman killed in rare attack by black bear in remote Alberta forest

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Police in Canada say a 26-year-old woman working on a tree-planting operation in Alberta was killed by a black bear on Saturday, in a rare attack by one of the country’s largest predators. The woman was mauled by what...

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