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Iran’s State Security Council has approved a plan by the sports ministry which would let women and families visit some sports events in the strictly Islamic country. Read other news about women that made it to the headlines here.

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09.04.2015 | 15:39

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Billie Holiday: the founding mother of jazz, on her 100th birthday

Billie Holiday Konzert um 1947

Adjectives such as “distinctive” and “authentic” just don’t go far enough. No one could interpret a song like Billie Holiday. Her influence on jazz can still be heard and felt today – 100 years after she was born.

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09.04.2015 | 15:20

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Amputation to Prevent Breast and Ovarian Cancer

(Copyright: Reuters/D. Moloshok)

(Copyright: Reuters/D. Moloshok)

Breast and ovarian cancers pose a serious threat to women’s health. Both types of cancer are now at the centre of debate after several celebrities decided to have their breast and ovaries owing to the risk of them contracting cancer.

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03.04.2015 | 13:09

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