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Many women struggle with being 'suddenly single'

Many women struggle with being 'suddenly single'

Finance
Becoming suddenly single can set your world in a tailspin, and a lack of financial planning is setting women in particular even further back.Death or divorce rank among the top five financial challenges female clients face, according to a report by Key Private Bank. Estate planning, investment decisions and legacy planning were the other top hurdles, the report said.Though traditional gender roles are changing, financial advisors say, many couples still adhere to them, with men generally taking the lead on finances.However, the average age of widowhood is 59, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with many women living another decade or more beyond a husband's death. "Many women play a passive role when it comes to money and investing," said Rorrie Gregorio, the national partner in charge o...
Katie Hopkins' 'vile' tweet about Muslim women causes major backlash

Katie Hopkins' 'vile' tweet about Muslim women causes major backlash

Entertainment
The Celebrity Big Brother is known for sparking debate at any given opportunity and this time she has used the new iPhone X to do it.Despite becoming the subject of a police review following a tweet calling for a "final solution" after the Manchester bombing this year, it would appear Katie still likes to stir the pot.Katie was also unceromoniusly axed from her gig at LBC radio back in May following the post.Now, the 42-year-old rent-a-gob has ruffled feathers once again for seemingly mocking Muslim women after Apple revealed their new iPhone X during their Keynote at the new Steve Jobs Theatre on Tuesday evening.Apple have replaced the traditional home button on their mobile devices which features Touch ID with a new feature, Face ID.The system allows your face to act as a password, which...
Some women need a hysterectomy after sterilisation device Essure

Some women need a hysterectomy after sterilisation device Essure

Health
A number of women are having to undergo hysterectomies to remove a sterilisation device used on the NHS, the Victoria Derbyshire show has found.The Essure implant is used to permanently sterilise women, but can cause side effects and complications.One woman - who later had her uterus removed - said she was left suicidal due to the "unbearable" pain, and felt she was a burden to her family.The manufacturer says Essure is safe and the benefits outweigh the risks.The sale of the implants in the EU was temporarily suspended this month. Manufacturer Bayer has asked hospitals in the UK not to use the device during this time. 'Painful to move'Laura Linkson, who was fitted with the Essure device in 2013, said the pain left her suicidal."The device was sold to me as a simple and easy procedure. I w...
'Godman' who raped women jailed for 10 years

'Godman' who raped women jailed for 10 years

World
A self-styled "godman" who was found guilty of raping two women has been jailed for 10 years by a judge in India.Violent protests had broken out after spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted last week - killing at least 38 people and injuring hundreds more.More follows...Let's block ads! (Why?) World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News
The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 dies

Technology
The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina (all times EDT): 7:45 p.m. Authorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in Kentucky were struck by a car, and one has died. State Police Trooper Jody Sims says the car crossed the center line and hit a utility pole and the pedestrians Monday in Hyden, about 120 miles (190 kilometers) southeast of Lexington. Sims says 23-year-old Mackenzie P. Hays was pronounced dead, and 41-year-old Rhonda Belcher was flown to the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington. Thirty-eight-year-old motorist Alyssa Noble was taken to a medical center. The condition of Wooton and Noble weren't immediately known. State Police Capt. Jennifer Sandlin confirmed the pedestrians were viewing the pa...