Brexit and Gibraltar exposes how an isolationist country will fare outside the EU, and Britain has fallen right down that trapdoor.
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Elizabeth Anionwu is a diminutive woman of colossal talent in everything she has turned her hand to, and to top off a high achieving career, her memoir has now outed her as a wonderful author.
28/12/2016 12:07 GMT
But let's be honest here, the coolest in the school playground have never viewed chess success as anything other than compensation for not being cool. You either get to be cool, or to be a chess champion, the two can never be compatible. Or so the thinking goes.
26/08/2016 11:36 BST
Making the right connections can not only serve you well for career development, but can be vital alliances during challenging times, for the provision of advice, information and support.
28/08/2015 15:15 BST
It is now well known that BME NHS staff are twice as likely to face disciplinary procedures, and one study found that more than 60% of the midwives in London subject to disciplinary procedures were black, and all ten that were eventually dismissed were from a BME background.
18/08/2015 23:57 BST
This series of articles will appear weekly and present my recommended <strong>Seven Survival Steps</strong> for black and ethnic minority staff working in the NHS, but may be a useful read to anyone with an interest in the NHS. The articles are excerpts from a forthcoming handbook, and provide highlights.
13/08/2015 10:57 BST
If you are from a black and minority ethnic (BME) background, and work in the NHS in the UK, you will already know that survival can be the name of the game. As well as doing the day job, whether you are a consultant, a hospital porter, a chief executive, a nurse or an administrator there are factors you are far more likely to have to negotiate than your white colleagues.
06/08/2015 00:18 BST
13/07/2015 16:20 BST
In this general election year, politicians are in listening mode, so what message would Wheatle wish to transmit to them? Inequalities and confused messages about literacy would be at the top of the list.
27/02/2015 18:00 GMT
Closer Engagement Between Women's Rights and Disability Rights Is a Key Theme for International Women's Day 2015
The mainstream woman's movement has frequently been accused of looking at female empowerment and equality through a fairly rosy lens. High profile feminist activists have historically been from very educated backgrounds, and sometimes taken an academic stance to women's equality.
23/02/2015 16:43 GMT
International Women's Day is observed on 8th March every year, to celebrate the achievements of women; to inspire women to achieve, and to mobilise action for injustices against women. An upcoming rights conference is to be held in Bristol, to mark this event, and highlight the work of key campaigners and champions of women's global empowerment...
25/02/2014 11:04 GMT
Whilst the British Government has been immobilised by indecision, and confusion about its strategic response to the winter floods, Somerset has been left to drown. Large parts of the UK have been submerged under flood waters for months. No. 10 has failed to act as people in the region watch helplessly as their homes, businesses, cattle and crop become subsumed by contaminated water.
11/02/2014 11:25 GMT
Those who had the pleasure to know and work with Dexter, attest his goodness, talent and humility through the medium of social media. For the rest of us, he appeared to be all that and his untimely death, has robbed us an unbounded talent, still in his prime.
21/10/2013 18:10 BST
The increased aspirations of black pupils are to be applauded as higher education is more likely to lead to successful careers and higher income. Well educated citizens with improved employment prospects, irrespective of ethnic background are highly desirable for the economic development and social stability of any nation.
24/07/2013 11:51 BST
The Inquiry has also been shaken by two apparent suicides of survivors of the massacre, the most recent taking place in May. A young miner, 27 year old Lungani Mabutyana, was found hanging from a tree after an earlier suicide attempt due to financial worries.
14/05/2013 13:48 BST
Now that the FBI has published images of two suspects in the bombing of the Boston marathon, many people living in London, UK, will anxiously recall the disastrous actions of the Metropolitan Police in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the London Underground in July 2005.
19/04/2013 12:09 BST
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