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.
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