Karren Brady: ‘The first lady of football’

She encouraged Mr Sullivan to buy Birmingham City Football Club from administrators, which he did in 1993, along with brothers David and Ralph Gold. At the age of 23 she was made managing director of the club. In an interview with the Financial Times, Lady Brady recalls taking over as managing director at Birmingham. “David…

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Harry and Meghan arrive in Morocco

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe couple were offered the traditional welcome of milk and dates The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Morocco for their first official visit to north Africa. The royal couple’s three-day trip is aimed at strengthening the UK’s links with Morocco – which is one…

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‘I stole 30,000 from my mum to make millions’

“I ended up becoming quite friendly with someone from [electronics retailer] Dixons, who I met on a night out with a mutual friend,” says Andrew. “We then started working with them.” Dixons decided to help Livedrive to develop its product, and then to bundle it with laptops and tablets that it sold. “It was a…

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The young politicians aiming to consign Africa’s old guard to history

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Many called Chike Ukaegbu’s bluff when he announced he was running for the highest office in Nigeria at the age of 35. The New York-based tech entrepreneur was entering a world largely dominated by older politicians with deep pockets. Popular wisdom suggested he stood no chance at the polls. Cameroon’s 85-year-old president Paul…

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Read: Stacey Abrams’ Democratic response to the SOTU

Stacey Abrams delivered the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. Her remarks are as prepared for delivery. These were our family values — faith, service, education and responsibility. Now, we only had one car, so sometimes my dad had to hitchhike and walk long stretches during the 30…

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The mistake that led to a 1.2bn business

Image caption The company has its second largest office in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia “So I paid my UK bank a £15 fee, and transferred the £10,000, and then a week later I saw that £500 less than I had expected had arrived in the Estonian account,” says Kristo, now 38. Image copyright HERMIONE…

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Bullied girl to 1m businesswoman at 20

Image copyright Liv Conlon Image caption Liv started her first business at the age of 13 Despite the bullying, Liv, who was last year named Young Scottish Businesswoman of the Year, achieved five A grades in her higher exams and was expected to go to university. But she chose to leave school at 16 to…

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Former Pepsi CEO tops White House shortlist for World Bank

(CNN)Trump administration officials, including the President’s daughter Ivanka Trump, will begin interviewing candidates to become World Bank president in the coming days, people familiar with the matter said. Nooyi, who stepped down from Pepsi last year, is considered by administration officials an early favorite if she is interested. During a dinner at his Bedminster club…

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Women could boost the global economy, but outdated laws are holding them back

Last week, President Trump signed into law the Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment (WEEE) Act, a law that strengthens US efforts to promote opportunity for female entrepreneurs worldwide. At a time when bipartisanship is elusive, elected officials on both sides of the aisle agree on one thing: Women’s economic participation is a worthwhile investment. Trump’s…

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Lindsay Lohans New Reality Show Is The Apprentice Meets Vanderpump Rules

Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club” is Winfrey isn’t part of “Beach Club,” which premiered Tuesday on MTV, but Lohan won’t let us forget how much Earth’s guardian angel changed her life. During the after-show for “Beach Club,” hosted by “Mean Girls” co-star Jonathan “Your Hair Looks Sexy Pushed Back” Bennett ― yes, there’s an after-show hosted by…

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