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What Queen Elizabeth's relationship was like with every US president, from Truman to Trump

Queen Elizabeth II, pictured on a visit to Hull last month. Getty Images President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II on their visit to the UK. Since 1951, the Queen has met with 11 US presidents and helped facilitate diplomatic relations. Here's what the queen's relationships and meetings with US presidents have been like. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are set to meet Queen Elizab...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, News, Washington Post, Washington, France, Life, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


Inside Unilever's program that allows employees to try out new jobs and gig working opportunities at the company

BI Graphics Unilever CEO Alan Jope mentioned their approach to the future of work in a recent earnings call. Unilever Unilever is investing in full-time jobs for project-based work and flexible part-time opportunities. Using an internal platform, employees can help out on different projects across the organization. The company is rethinking roles, structures, and departments as a result. This article is part of a series called "Future of Work," which examines how business lead...
Tags: UK, China, Careers, Trends, Unilever, Ibm, Hull, ADP, Nordic, Talent Management, Unilever Unilever, Otake, Alan Jope, Internal Mobility, Edit Series, Google-future-of-work


How we met: ‘He was in a shell suit and trainers – I asked him to go back and change‘

Linda and Ian Whitehouse met on holiday on the Greek island of Lefkada in 1990. They live in a village near Hull, Yorkshire, with their catIn the summer of 1990, Ian Whitehouse was coming out of a bad relationship. “I decided to look for a last minute holiday,” he says. “I saw an offer for a trip to Lefkada in Greece, departing from Gatwick, so I drove down from Hull.”Linda was also newly single and looking forward to the same holiday. “I was living in London and had booked nine months before,” ...
Tags: Family, London, Marriage, Greece, Relationships, Life and style, Gatwick, Hull, Lefkada, Linda, Ian Whitehouse, Hull Yorkshire


How not to invite someone over for a hookup via Grindr

As we approach Valentine’s Day, now seems as good a time as any to remind everyone to be kind and respectful to others online. A Twitter user has prompted many comments after sharing a Grindr message he received. The man messaging him was inviting him over for sex. However, it was how the invitation was worded that has prompted raised eyebrows. Danny Whitehead (@danielswhi) is based in Scunthorpe in England. On Sunday, the 35-year-old was hanging out with a friend in a hotel. They both received...
Tags: England, London, Life, Lifestyle, Nottingham, Hull, Grindr, Scunthorpe, Helsinki, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Danny, Blocked, Danny Whitehead


10 of the best train station cafes and bars: readers’ travel tips

From a Hull patty to a 15p lager in Romania, our tipsters experience the delights of waiting for a train in cafes both ornate and perfunctory. With the odd live band thrown inThe Royal Hotel Hull is known locally as the “Station Hotel, ’ull” because its rear entrance is within Paragon station. Look out for the statue of Hull notable, Philip Larkin. Its Victorian architecture is outstanding and afternoon tea, with Yorkshire tea loaf, is served in the lounge with its frieze of golden haddock, a re...
Tags: Travel, Life and style, Food & Drink, Rail Travel, Yorkshire, Romania, Food And Drink, Bars and clubs, Hull, Philip Larkin, Royal Hotel Hull


You Need to Be in the Right Environment

For the past several years my wife and I have kept a saltwater aquarium. We did not get one of these intentionally, but when we moved into a new house several years ago, it had a saltwater tank built into the living room wall. Outside, there was a huge Koi pond with waterfalls. We could not watch television and enjoy the house if we had a bunch of dying fish, so we immediately found a fish service. In each house I have owned over the past decade, the previous owner had a series of hobbies that...
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Why airlines need more female pilots to take to the skies

The number of women working as pilots in the UK is shockingly low. We ask five what must be done to encourage more girls to consider flying as a career, how they got their start and what they love about the jobOne of the many projects launched to herald Hull’s year as UK City of Culture was a celebration of its most famous daughter: the pioneering aviator Amy Johnson. But 76 years after her death – which was marked last year with a major festival – female pilots remain a rarity; worldwide just 3...
Tags: Travel, UK, Women, Life and style, Society, Work & careers, Airline Industry, Johnson, Hull, UK City, Amy Johnson, Marion Wooldridge, British Women Pilots ' Association, BWPA, Air Transport Auxiliary


Three Pubs In England Have Banned Ugly Holiday Sweaters

Holiday sweaters are the butt of many a joke, but a pub owner in England is taking them quite seriously.Alan Murphy, who owns three establishments in the town Kingston upon Hull, has made it an official policy that customers are not allowed to wear "fancy dress." And among the banned items are "Christmas jumpers," a British term for sweaters with reindeer, Santas, and other festive themes.His reasoning isn't easy to grasp at first. "We are a small pub and we cannot accommodate large groups," he...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, Beyonce, Kingston, Whoopi Goldberg, Hull, Tom Ford, Murphy, Alan Murphy


You Need to Be in the Right Environment

For the past several years my wife and I have kept a saltwater aquarium. We did not get one of these intentionally, but when we moved into a new house several years ago, it had a saltwater tank built into the living room wall. Outside, there was a huge Koi pond with waterfalls. We could not watch television and enjoy the house if we had a bunch of dying fish, so we immediately found a fish service. In each house I have owned over the past decade, the previous owner had a series of ho...
Tags: Featured, Washington, Mexico, China, Iraq, India, Careers, America, Los Angeles, Job Market, United States, Washington Dc, Federal Reserve, Pasadena, Career Advice, Lebanon


Original Observer photography: February 2016

There is a distinct fashion feel to this month’s gallery. Milliners, designers, models and bloggers all feature in this showcase of the best photography commissioned by the Observer Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Fashion, Culture, Art and design, Hull, Jason Donovan, Chris Moyles



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