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Berkhamsted Revisited: The podcast for millennial women that's a hit with men

Berkhamsted Revisited: The podcast for millennial women that's a hit with men

Entertainment
Remember the time you were 13 years old and daydreamed about sixth-form boys, learned the hard way about fake tan application and were obsessed with having the best MySpace page in your year?Berkhamsted Revisited is a podcast trip down memory lane for those who grew up in the 2000s. It deals with the experiences of two girls, as they look back over their collection of teenage diaries.Two women in their mid-20s pore over the cringeworthy details of their formative years in the Hertfordshire town, but the surprising thing about this podcast is that the majority of listeners are men."Looking at the stats, the split is roughly 70/30 male to female," says Laura Kirk, teenage diarist and one of the two presenters of the show.Perhaps no...
'How we made Now That's What I Call Music 100'

'How we made Now That's What I Call Music 100'

Entertainment
The 100th edition of Now That's What I Call Music will be released this Friday, featuring the biggest chart hits of the last four months. We went behind the scenes at Abbey Road as the Now team chose the tracks for the compilation's centenary. "It's Now day!" declares Jenny Fisher, settling into a sofa in a relaxed, but cramped little room on the second floor of Abbey Road.Quietly spoken but authoritative, she's here to decide, compile and master the tracklisting for Now That's What I Call Music 100, which is set to be one of the year's biggest-selling CDs.The Now series began in 1983 as a way of showcasing the success of Virgin Records which, at the time, was having an unprecedented run of hits ...
India's massive state banks are in trouble. That's great news for some

India's massive state banks are in trouble. That's great news for some

Finance
India's banking sector crisis has left most state lenders hamstrung with mounting levels of bad loans, investigations into fraud and restricted growth opportunities. Amid that storm, private banks are set to emerge as winners. India's public-sector financial institutions control about 70 percent of all banking assets in the country, but they have the highest exposure to soured loans amounting to as much as $ 150 billion. In fact, the 21 state-owned banks had stressed loans of about 8.26 trillion rupees ($ 120 billion) as of Dec. 31, Reuters reported. Private sector lenders, meanwhile, reportedly had a bad loan pile of just ab...
Rihanna's see-through outfit divides fans: 'That's not style, that's nude'

Rihanna's see-through outfit divides fans: 'That's not style, that's nude'

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Known for her raunchy sense of style, Rihanna has never been afraid to flash the flesh when it comes to her wardrobe.And Rihanna‚Äôs Coachella outfits have certainly taken things up a notch in the sexy stakes.Posting on the official Rihanna Instagram page, the Fenty makeup mogul looked sensational in a very revealing outfit.In what can only be described as a see-through piece of fabric wrapped around her body, she dared to bare her killer curves.Inevitably, the transparent ensemble exposed her braless assets, meaning she risked flouting Instagram's no-nipple guidelines.And fans flocked to comment on the smoking-hot snaps of the Only Girl (In The World) singer.INSTAGRAM/ RIHANNAEYE-POPPING: Rihanna exposes her assets in Coachella outfitTREND ALERT: Celebs flaunt underwear as outerwear Ce
Career advice you hear all the time that's actually bunk

Career advice you hear all the time that's actually bunk

Finance
Five steps to ace that job interviewPeople love to give advice. And you're especially likely to get an earful when you're just starting out in your working life. But getting pro tips from everyone from your roommates or parents to your coworkers or bartender can be overwhelming. It turns out that a lot of what you hear, you should just ignore. Research, evidence and the current job market suggests there's better advice to take. "Follow your passion" This go-to advice for inspirational posters and graduation speeches often leaves people spinning their wheels. The suggestion to "follow your passion" depends on two assumptions, says Cal Newport, author of "So Good They Can't Ignore You," a book that challenges the belief that "follow your passion" is good advice. This trope assumes, he say...