Business

Women-only network appoints male chairman

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AllBright co-founders Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones A networking group with the aim of supporting female leaders has been criticised for appointing a male chairman.AllBright announced that Allan Leighton, chairman of the Co-operative Group, had taken the role. The privately-run group describes itself as "the network for working women in the UK".Co-founder Debbie Wosskow defended the decision, saying that to create change you
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indra nooyi: PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to step down after 12 years at helm

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Long-serving PepsiCo chief executive officer (CEO) Indra Nooyi is going to step down from her position, the company said on Monday. Indian-origin Nooyi has been at the helm of the New York-based company for 12 years. PepsiCo president Ramon Laguarta will replace Nooyi, the food and beverage company added. "Board of Directors has unanimously elected Ramon Laguarta, 54, to succeed Indra K. Nooyi, 62, as Chief Executive
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Train firm blames Brighton Pride Britney Spears crowd chaos on police

[ad_1] Image copyright Stefan Grebosz Image caption Stefan Grebosz photographed the crowds outside the station and an empty train into London A train company has blamed police after chaotic scenes at Brighton railway station following Brighton Pride's Britney Spears concert.Many people spent the night on the beach on Saturday after police asked for the station to be closed.People reported crushing and people passing out, with "thousands" stranded.Govia Thameslink (GTR) said
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SC judges meet CJI Dipak Misra over Justice KM Joseph’s seniority issue | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI:Judges of the Supreme Court on Monday met Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and lodged their protest over the Centre's decision to lower down the seniority of Justice KM Joseph, who is scheduled to take oath as an apex court judge along with two others tomorrow. Highly placed sources in the apex court said the judges, including Justices M B Lokur and Kurian Joseph, who are members
Entertainment

Diddy lived with the Amish and milked cows as a child

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Diddy is worth $826m, according to Forbes magazine These days, Diddy is a multi-hyphenate rap mogul, with a record label, fashion label, television network and alcohol business to his name.But he's revealed that one of the "greatest" times of his life was a summer spent living in an Amish community in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.During the two-month stay, he picked berries and learned to milk cows."It's
Cricket

Stokes arrives at court to face affray trial

[ad_1] England cricketer Ben Stokes arrived at court on Monday, where he will go on trial for affray.The all-rounder and two other men are jointly charged over a fracas in Bristol on September 25 last year -- several hours after England had played a one-day international against the West Indies in the city.Stokes, 27, and Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale all deny the charge.Read: Reeza Hendricks’ ton on debut inspires
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Rapist Northumbria Police officer’s prison release sparks outcry

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Mitchell resigned from the Northumbria police force when he was convicted in 2011 A Northumbria Police officer handed two life sentences in prison in 2011 for rape has been released, it has emerged.Stephen Mitchell was found guilty of carrying out sex attacks on vulnerable women he met when on duty in Newcastle.The sentencing judge at Newcastle Crown Court had warned the "ruthless sexual predator"
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Love Island: What we learned from the reunion show

[ad_1] Image copyright ITV There's no more "prang", "vibes", or "cutesies" coming from the "loyal" Love Island villa for another year.Series four of the reality TV show has come to an end - but fans were treated to a reunion show with their favourite islanders on ITV2 on Sunday. This year's winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham were joined by the show's other contestants - including Niall Aslam who quit
Entertainment

Maxine Peake: Actress hits back over NHS ad ‘hypocrisy’ claim

[ad_1] Image caption Maxine Peake thanked the Mail on Sunday for letting her highlight a "life-changing" charity Actress Maxine Peake has rejected an accusation of hypocrisy for being paid to voice an NHS recruitment advert.The Silk star was responding to a Mail on Sunday story that drew attention to the fact she had previously voiced fears about government health funding.In the article, Conservative MP Simon Hart said she was "hypocritical".Peake