Lifestyle / Entertainment / Film by Press Association 15/08/2018, 3:34 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Hollywood actress Rose McGowan has said she is proud to be named the first female recipient of the Inspiration Award ahead of this year’s GQ Men Of The Year Awards. The Charmed star was one of the first women to speak out against film producer Harvey Weinstein and has been credited as a force behind the Me Too movement. She said: “I’m proud to be honoured by GQ, receiving the Man Of The Year Inspiration award. It’s a new dawn, a new day for all of us to celebrate positive societal change.” Earlier this year she was seen on screen in a documentary titled Citizen Rose and she has also released her memoir titled Brave. The Me Too movement prompted thousands of women and men to speak out about their experiences of sexual harassment in the film industry and beyond. … [Read more...] about Hollywood star Rose McGowan to be honoured at GQ Men Of The Year Awards
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DOCTOR Who fans were given their first glimpse at Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Time Lord and the lucky companions that would be joining her on adventures across the galaxy. The three actors chosen were announced in October 2017 but which characters will they be playing and who else has been the Doctor's trusty companion? Here's all you need to know... Who are the new Doctor Who companions? Bradley Walsh The Chase host and ex-Corrie star Bradley Walsh will travel through space and time as Jodie Whittaker's companion Graham. Although confirmed in October, it was first revealed last August that Bradley had joined the long-running BBC1 drama. He said: “I remember watching William Hartnell as the First Doctor. Black and white made it very scary for a youngster like myself. I was petrified but even though I’d watch most of it from behind the sofa through my fingers, I became a fan. “Am I thrilled to be part of this whole groundbreaking new dawn for the Doctor?? Oh … [Read more...] about Who are the new Doctor Who companions Ryan, Graham and Yasmin and who else has played companions?
LEIGHTON KEITH Last updated 14:00, April 25 2018 SIMON O'CONNOR/STUFF ANZAC Day Dawn Parade - New Plymouth Thousands of people lined Taranaki streets before the sun rose to take part in dawn parades to honour and remember those who had fallen and served in wars.A large crowd of young and old gathered around New Plymouth's cenotaph and lined Queen St to watch in silence as service men and woman followed by members of the police and school groups march past.The sound of drums broke the still morning air as the procession began and seagulls circled above the sea of people gathered. SIMON O'CONNOR/STUFF Veterans march to New Plymouth's cenotaph in the ANZAC dawn parade. New Plymouth RSA president Graeme Lowe said he had been blown away by the size of the parade and crowd declaring it the biggest he had ever seen in the last 13 years.READ MORE: ANZAC: the struggles of being the next generationAfter prayers and wreaths were laid the last post … [Read more...] about Thousands gather for ANZAC dawn parades around Taranaki
Lisbon is a city of many charms, a perfect balance between classic and modern. Chiado, one of the central districts, is a mix between the two. Situated on one of the many hills that compose Lisbon, Chiado is known for being a popular place for both tourists and locals alike, for those who enjoy a neighbourhood steeped in history as much as shopping for the latest collection from a hip fashion designer. One of the most famous places is Armazéns do Chiado, a former department store turned into a shopping centre with its several floors packed with different stores. Although it was built back in 1894, it owes its modern look to the fact that the building was gutted by the massive fire that blazed through the neighbourhood in 1988. The tragedy that would change the old neighbourhood for ever started before dawn on 25 August in Rua do Carmo and quickly spread to other streets. Firefighters had trouble accessing the buildings with their vehicles due to controversial works carried out by … [Read more...] about Chiado: Where the past meets the presentMotorways: Electronic tolls explainedMadeira: Funchal launches dengue prevention planBusiness: Angolan investment in Portugal rose 35-foldForeign students: A guide to studying in PortugalAnalysis: ‘A guide to the coalition government’s health’, by PDV editor Vítor MatosBailout: New Portugal mission chief appointed in troika reshuffleStatistics: Unemployment figures fall for 2nd month in a rowPress Review: Government plans to slash business tax to 17% by 2018Earnings: Another six-monthly loss at Millennium BCPMessage to our readers: Why we are supending our daily updates
Authorities in New York have indicted a suspected Mexican drug kingpin they say was responsible for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people. Authorities say the arrest of Francisco Quiroz-Zamora provides a window into how the powerful Sinaloa cartel moves drugs from Mexico to the United States. The 41-year-old, known as “Gordo” or the Fat One, has been charged with operating as a major trafficker, first-degree sale of a controlled substance and second-degree conspiracy. Mr Quiroz-Zamora and five co-defendants will be arraigned in New York City on Tuesday. Read more UK anti-doping agency hit by cyber attack Sessions: Here is how to use death penalty against drug traffickers Norway should lead way in drug law reform, leading activists urge Drug convictions fuel surge in Muslim prisoners Trump promises to lower prescription drug prices Officials with New York’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor indicted Mr Quiroz-Zamora. Officials allege he arranged … [Read more...] about Mexican drug kingpin charged in New York with trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people