The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. This year 100 Women is asking: What would the future look like if it were driven by women?From the architect planning to rebuild her destroyed city in Syria, to Nasa's project manager of the Mars helicopter, many on the list are at the cutting edge of their fields. They give us their vision of what life will look like in 2030. Others, such as the "ghost" politician defying the mafia, and the footballer battling misogyny, are using their extraordinary personal experiences to blaze a path for those who follow. The BBC's 100 women of 2019 You can filter the list using the categories below Precious Adams US Ballet dancer preciousagram Precious Adams spent so much time dancing round the living room at the age of eight, that her mum signed her up for dance lessons. By the age of 16, she had won places at three of the world's most prestigious ballet schools, including the … [Read more...] about BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year?
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Whether it's a special treat for a birthday or anniversary dinner, or if you're getting together with friends and family, us Brits love going out for a curry. Those looking to treat themselves to a Chicken Tikka have got plenty of options to chose from and over recent years the UK's dining scene has been flooded with different Asian restaurants. If your dish of choice is a lamb rogan josh or if you prefer a mild korma, there's a dish for everyone and the humble curry house has won a spot in the hearts of many. Getting your curry experience right is crucial, you need the right amount of poppadoms, onions and dips and then you even need to think of the perfect rice, will it be pilau or just boiled? But if you're struggling to decide to where to go for your next curry, help is at hand as the top restaurants and takeaways across the country have now been revealed. The awards are organised by the Asian Restaurant & Takeaway Awards (ARTA) and see eateries compete in … [Read more...] about Britain’s best curry houses revealed: UK’s top places to tuck into a Chicken Tikka battled it out – but did your local make the list?
It's one of Korea's most popular skincare brands, and a cult favourite with A-list celebrities like Anne Hathaway. And now Ksenija Lukich will be the latest ambassador for the AHC brand, announcing her new role to Confidential on Saturday. The 29-year-old revealed: 'This is my first big skincare campaign and to do it with such an incredible brand is a real honour.' 'I feel so lucky!' Ksenija Lukich (pictured) announced her 'first big skincare campaign' as ambassador for a cult Korean beauty brand AHC on Saturday She added: 'I'm also off to Seoul next week to see the brand launch its first flagship store. I've been wanting to visit Korea for some time and I feel so lucky to be there with AHC.' RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next 'I was disappointed': E! Australia presenter Ksenija Lukich... Dare to bare! Ksenija Lukich turns heads as she flashes some... E! Australia host Ksenija Lukich cuts a striking figure in a... What a … [Read more...] about ‘I feel so lucky!’ Ksenija Lukich announces her ‘first big skincare campaign’ as ambassador for a cult Korean beauty brand that’s a favourite among A-list stars
Amanda Holden, Abbey Clancy and Katherine Jenkins put on their best telephone voices as they attended the BGC charity day in London on Wednesday afternoon. BGC Partners organize the annual event each year at their Canary Wharf office to commemorate the devastating September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001. The event staged at its offices commemorated 658 Cantor Fitzgerald staff and 61 EuroBrokers employees who died in the attack on the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001. On the line: Amanda Holden, Abbey Clancy and Katherine Jenkins put on their best telephone voices as they attended the BGC and GFI charity event in London on Wednesday afternoon The event brings together dozens of famous faces, who take to the trading floor in a bid to raise money for causes close to their heart. And picking up the phone on behalf of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Amanda, 48, was in high spirits as she mingled with her fellow guests on Wednesday … [Read more...] about Amanda Holden, Abbey Clancy and Katherine Jenkins bring some glamour to the trading floor as they fund-raise at charity event honouring finance workers killed in September 11 attacks
Suggestions are being sought for names to feature on a sculpture to champion the achievements of women in Leeds. The 5m (16ft) high artwork, titled 'Ribbons', is intended to redress the gender balance of public sculpture in the city.The work will consist of several metal ribbons, each displaying the names of notable women.The idea was developed by Leeds West MP Rachel Reeves along with the council and art university.Ms Reeves said it was a chance to honour inspiring women from all walks of life.She said anyone could make suggestions, which could include women who have participated in sports, business people, or writers, to unsung heroes and those who have dedicated their lives to helping others such as nurses, teachers or volunteers.The sculpture, made by artist Pippa Hale, will be located in the public space between the City College's campus and Leeds Playhouse.Judith Blake, leader of the city council, said: "Leeds proudly celebrates the achievements of the many women whose individual … [Read more...] about Names plea for Leeds sculpture celebrating notable women