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Butterfly World in St Albans to close

File photo of a Clouded Yellow butterfly Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Butterfly World sanctuary in St Albans is to close after making losses.

Launched by Sir David Attenborough, the tourist attraction is currently shut for the winter, but confirmed it would not be reopening.

Gender pay gap in the City

Women's bonuses could be half of what men receive in the City of London. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA

Women working in the City expect to receive a bonus that's half of what is being paid to their male colleagues according to a new report. Recruitment firm Astbury Marsden found that female staff are anticipating payments of around £16,240 compared to £32,800 for men.

The gap is predicted to be even wider at senior levels, with female directors and other executives expecting an average bonus of £25,800, almost half of the £50,300 expected by their male counterparts.

The managing director of Astbury Marsden said this could be down to men filling the commission earning jobs: "The reality is that the sectors where there is a high reward culture are still male dominated with women often making up a larger proportion of the non-commission earning side of businesses such as HR or marketing.

"Trading floors for example, have a reputation for being largely a male environment and many women can be put off from applying to these types of roles."



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The unclaimed ticket that could make someone a millionaire

Who wants to be a millionaire? Credit: ITV

Reading has a EuroMillions millionaire - but the winner is completely unaware of the win.

Ticket buyers are being urged to check their homes and pockets as time is running out to claim their prize, which also includes a luxury yacht.

If the lucky winner doesn't come forward before 21 October, then the prize money and its interest will go to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK.

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