British women

One-third pregnant women in Britain drink alcohol, finds survey

One-third pregnant women in Britain drink alcohol, finds survey

Britain (28.5 per cent) scored highest in alcohol consumption during pregnancy, followed by Russia (26.5 per cent) and Switzerland (20.9 per cent).

Apr 12, 2017, 18:55 PM IST

UK military to lift ban on women in combat roles

The British military will lift the ban on women serving in combat roles later this year, the defence ministry said on Friday in what Prime Minister David Cameron hailed as a "major step".

Jul 08, 2016, 20:25 PM IST
More than 25 pc of Brit women don't step out without make-up

More than 25 pc of Brit women don't step out without make-up

It turns out more than one in 4 women in the UK wouldn't go out without make-up, finds a new survey.

Jul 30, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

UK police fears 43 British girls have fled to Syria

Forty-three women and girls are believed to have travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group as "jihadi brides" in the past year, UK police today said in its first official count of British women thought to be in the warzone.

Jul 14, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

Number of British women becoming nuns hits 25-year high

The number of women becoming nuns in Britain reached a 25-year high last year, according to figures released by the Catholic Church on Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

60 British women may have joined IS militants: Official

Sixty British women and girls, including 18 teenagers, are believed to have travelled to war-torn Syria to join Islamic State militants, the UK's top counter-terrorism police officer said on Sunday.

Mar 01, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

British women at higher dementia risk

Dementia is now a leading cause of death among British women and they are far more likely to end up suffering from physical and emotional stress, and consequent job losses, find researchers.

Feb 15, 2015, 15:52 PM IST

Bad hair day common among British women

Women might want their tresses to look perfect throughout the year. But a new research reveals that over three in five British women admitted to suffering from a bad hair day at least once a week.

Jun 01, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

British women have on average more than 5hrs 30mins of leisure time every day

British women are way ahead when it comes to getting leisure time, as they have on average more than five-and-a-half hours downtime every day, researchers have found.

Mar 07, 2014, 19:39 PM IST

British women can check for partner`s violent past

Women in England and Wales will be able to check police records to see if their partner has a history of domestic violence, the government said on Monday.

Nov 25, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

Most British women wish to be wrinkle free

A majority of British women want to maintain youthful look, says a study.

Oct 08, 2013, 17:15 PM IST

Greek jailed for 52 years for raping British women

A 39-year-old Greek man has been jailed for 52 years for raping at knifepoint at least three British women holidaymakers.

Dec 12, 2012, 00:25 AM IST

Brit women find rugby players sexier than footballers

British women have polled rugby players as the sexiest sportsmen as compared to good-looking footballers.

Sep 16, 2011, 09:14 AM IST

Quarter of Brit women are size 18 or above

A quarter of British women are now wearing a size 18 or above clothes.

Aug 13, 2010, 17:35 PM IST

Churchill`s nightmare

A letter written by Winston Churchill reveals that he was afraid of women.

Jun 02, 2010, 09:30 AM IST

British women get apology for serial rape by father

Two British women who were raped and abused by their father for over 25 years, becoming pregnant 18 times, won an apology on Wednesday from local authorities for failing to prevent the serial incest.

Mar 11, 2010, 09:45 AM IST

Norwegian women `world`s most beautiful`, Britons `ugly`

Norwegian women are the most
beautiful while Britons are among the ugliest people in the
world, according to a website "for beautiful people only".

Nov 11, 2009, 18:29 PM IST

British women sacrifice feet on fashion altar: Poll

When it comes to shoes, fashion trumps function and even comfort for many British women, according to a survey by a British medical society.

Sep 08, 2009, 09:28 AM IST