48 hours in the Algarve, Portugal

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There’s something special about the Algarve. From the moment you step off the plane you can feel the warmth, not only of the incredibly agreeable weather, but also of the people, and let’s not forget the food. This has long been a hotspot for holidaymakers who...

48 Hours in Paris

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Whilst perhaps not the most surprising destination choice, sometimes you can't go wrong with the classic, intoxicating appeal of Paris. The French capital is full of cultural and culinary surprises, which always make it a worthwhile weekend trip. Getting There Hop on the Eurostar from St-Pancras International and...

Revealed: best and worst places to be a woman in the UK

BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour has revealed new research showing the best and worst places to be a woman in the UK.  The National Centre for Social Research analysis used factors including education and the gender pay gap to put East Dunbartonshire at the top of the...

Sheryl Sandberg: “We need to start paying women well”

Facebook's (NASDAQ:FB) Sheryl Sandberg believes that there should be a change in policies in order to support women's fairer pay. The company's chief operating officer told Radio 4 program Desert Island Discs that women underestimate their worth but must demand equal pay. "We start telling little girls not...