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Sexism and the police force

I’ve no idea how many women firearms officers we have in our police force at the moment. Very few, it may seem, because “macho” endurance tests prevent them from promotion into specialist units. Cambs Chief Constable Julie Spence is president of the British Association for Women in Policing and has called for a change in “outdated” assessments of upper-body strength...
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Have you tried a detox plan?

I thought I would try it out to give my diet a good start – detox for a month. My version means no alcohol or caffeine for a month. Starting today. I have to make this commitment here to ensure I see it through. I have never taken such drastic measures before, but I need to lose a stone to fit into a smart new pink silk suit for a couple of forthcoming weddings. I was going to try the...
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