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I’ve Got A Doctorate And A Problem; I’m Just Too Darn Pretty To Work, So I Don’t…

She says her slim figure, attractive face and glossy hair made her a target for sleazy advances from men and ­bitchiness from women

She’s bright, friendly and well-qualified. But Laura Fernee has quit her job… saying she’s too pretty to work.

The university graduate reckons her slim figure, attractive face and glossy hair made her a target for sleazy advances from male colleagues and ­bitchiness from jealous females.

Laura, 33, who studied science and medical research, says: “I’m not lazy and I’m no bimbo.

“The truth is my good looks have caused massive problems for me when it comes to employment, so I’ve made the decision that employment just isn’t for me at the moment.

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Posted by admin - May 27, 2013 at 9:18 pm

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Woman, 27, Dies of Lung Cancer After She’s Given Lungs of A Chain Smoker During Transplant

A 27-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis died of cancer after she was given the donor lungs of a smoker.

Jennifer Wederell, of Hawkwell, Essex, died at home in August – 16 months after the transplant at Harefield Hospital in London.

Colin Grannell said he believes his daughter would not have agreed to the transplant had she known the middle-aged donor was a heavy smoker.

The hospital has apologised for not giving her that choice.
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Posted by admin - December 19, 2012 at 6:54 pm

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Meanwhile In The UK, More Female Students Than Ever Are Turning To Prostitution To Pay The Bills

Undergraduates have traditionally pulled pints or waited tables to pay their way through university, but a growing body of research suggests that a significant number are now turning to sex work to make ends meet.

The rise in fees which will see some students graduate with projected debts of up to £53,000 at the end of their course is being blamed for persuading young women and men to take up pole dancing, escort work or even prostitution. Experts say that university welfare officers are largely ignorant of the growing phenomenon and poorly equipped to deal with issues arising from young people’s involvement.
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Posted by admin - November 30, 2012 at 12:05 pm

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Is the Euro on the verge of collapse?

 

This is the question being analyzed following the huge mess that has been going on in Europe particularly with Greece.

It is said that the “fatal flaw” of government’s keeping their own bond markets while subscribing to a single currency had led to the undermining of those government’s ability to borrow at favorable interest rates particularly when investors have no use of that government’s bonds. Read more…

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Posted by editor - November 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm

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Nigeria, UK diplomatic row looms as Nigeria cuts British Airways flights.

For as yet undetermined reasons, the Nigerian Government has cut down the British Airways seven frequencies (number of operations) to three. And as history has taught us, the chance of retaliation from the UK is a very real possibility; the negative impact of which will probably outweigh whatever “positive” intentions there were which drove the Nigerian Government’s decision.  Read more…

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Posted by editor - November 3, 2011 at 1:01 pm

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