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TikTok is credited with coining the term 'quiet quitting.' Now it's turned against it.

• "Quiet quitting" has been described as doing the "bare minimum" at work. • It's closely associated with TikTok and Gen Z, but creators say that's a misconception. • TikTokers are pointing out it's not a new concept, and even warning followers against it. In 1995, Homer Simpson told his daughter, "Lisa, if you don't like your job, you don't strike! You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way!" This year, a new term became associated with an employee tale as

"They gave me electric shocks and called me a b*tch": Life for Afghan women under Taliban rule

Before Afghanistan fell, Wajiha Amiri, now 29, was working for a radio station in Kunduz, in the north of the country, on a show that promoted women’s right to education and employment. While such topics might sound ordinary here in the UK, in Afghanistan, a country with a complex history when it comes to women’s education, Wajiha’s work was risky. But she wasn’t scared.

Withernsea pier: a beacon of hope for all seaside towns

When native Norwegian Torkel Larsen first washed up on the shores of East Yorkshire, he never imagined he would be the one to rebuild its most significant pier. But for the last six years, Larsen has led residents of Withernsea in a battle to recreate the lost pier – and to resurrect the spirit of the town. Council delays, spiralling costs and successive lockdowns have all got in the way, but the team remains undeterred.

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