They got up from their sewing machines and walked out on strike more than forty years ago, but today the Dagenham women machinists who fought for equal pay were awarded the ‘Good Housekeeping’ Women of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award.
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Monday 11 February 2013
The ex-EastEnder said he was lucky not to have sustained brain damage
Friday 12 October 2012
Clare Balding is to join BBC Radio 2, replacing regular Sunday morning host Aled Jones who is leaving his show.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Spoiler alert: The Bridge may be a dinner-party talking point, but I'd rather watch the Steps reunion
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Kate and Gerry McCann said today they have "no doubt" that the Portuguese authorities will eventually reopen the investigation into their daughter Madeleine's disappearance.
Saturday 24 March 2012
The night of light entertainment that never leaves a dry eye in the house
Thursday 16 February 2012
With London Fashion Week starting tomorrow, designers are closeted in studios putting finishing touches to their collections. But one of them may have cause for complaint – the discount retailer Primark is selling copies of one of her outfits at a tenth of the price of the real thing.
Saturday 31 December 2011
New Year Honours: Entertainment
Sunday 22 May 2011
Thursday 17 March 2011
My involvement with Comic Relief over the past 10 years has always been in a comedic capacity, but I'd always wanted to visit one of the regions where they spend the money that's raised. I was asked if I'd like to join a group of celebrities trekking 107 kilometres across the Kaisut Desert in Kenya to raise awareness of the urgent eye care needed there and the millions of Africans who are at risk of losing their sight because of preventable and treatable conditions.
Monday 07 March 2011
Wednesday 19 January 2011
Friday 03 September 2010
Long-running morning show GMTV bowed out today with presenter Andrew Castle thanking the loyal viewers who watched it in its 17-year run.
The Weekend's TV: Pete Versus Life, Fri, Channel 4<br/>Odd One In, Sat, ITV1<br/>Amish: The World's Squarest Teenagers, Sun, Channel 4
Monday 09 August 2010
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more