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US women more career-focused than men

US women more career-focused than men

Young American women now surpass young men in the importance they place on having a high-paying career or profession, according to survey findings from the US-based Pew Research Center.…

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Women less likely to 'marry up'

Women less likely to 'marry up'

British women and men are choosing to marry partners who are increasingly from the same social class as themselves, despite modern society offering them more choice than ever before, according to new research by the think tank IPPR.…

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Hubby who helps with housework guarantees 'longer marriage'

Hubby who helps with housework guarantees 'longer marriage'

Husbands who are prepared to wash the dishes and vacuum are more likely to have longer marriages, claims a new study.…

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Big majority support tax breaks for married couples

A large majority of parents think married couples should get a tax allowance, according to a workingmums.co.uk survey.…

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Weekly news round-up: flexible working, army compensation case, marriage and election issues

Weekly news round-up: flexible working, army compensation case, marriage and election issues

The Conservatives would extend the statutory right to request flexible working to all public sector workers, the shadow Chancellor announced as the party unveiled its manifesto for public sector workers. Plus other news.

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