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Ian McKellen's auspicious debut archive, 21 November 1985 21 November 1985: It all began with a film that never was, but paid enough to allow him to get more and more involved in the theatre As one of Britains most versatile, as well as most celebrated actors, Ian McKellen has kept an unexpectedly low profile in
The Guardian | 5 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iceland accused of putting mackerel stocks at risk by increasing its catch Leaked document says fishing surge in international waters poses long-term risksIceland has been accused of threatening the long-term sustainability of vital mackerel stocks after unilaterally increasing its catches in the international waters of the nort
The Guardian | 6 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Vogue cover features transgender 'muxe' from Mexico for the first time Mexican and British editions of the magazine feature Estrella Vazquez on the cover in DecemberA culture of indigenous transgender women that has been part of southern Mexicos heritage for centuries is getting the Vogue treatment, featuring on the magazine
The Guardian | 6 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why not a big stick for Westpac and the banks? Theyre acting like Marvel villains | Richard Denniss The scrutiny of the big four should not stop until their staggering, systemic breaches of the law doImagine if the government were as keen to deregister banks that broke the law as it is to deregister unions.The regulator has accused Westpac of 23m breach
The Guardian | 7 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
National Book Awards: Susan Choi wins fiction award for Trust Exercise Queer writer Edmund White was also honored with a medal for distinguished contribution to American lettersSusan Choi has won the fiction prize at the National Book Awards in New York on Wednesday night. The celebrated author won for her fifth novel, Trust
The Guardian | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pressure grows on Westpac chief Brian Hartzer over Austrac child exploitation allegations Scott Morrison says banks board should reflect very deeply on its response to legal action over Philippines transactionsWestpacs chief executive, Brian Hartzer, is under increased pressure to resign over the banks alleged failure to stop its customers pay
The Guardian | 8 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Australian women win landmark vaginal mesh class action against Johnson & Johnson The case was launched on behalf of 700 women who had pelvic mesh and tape products implanted to treat common complications of childbirthHundreds of women left in debilitating pain by faulty transvaginal mesh devices have won a landmark case against multin
The Guardian | 8 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Football Federation Australia add two female directors to board Robyn Fitzroy and Carla Wilshire win AGM voteShane Healy and John Marinpoulos lose outRobyn Fitzroy and Carla Wilshire have been elected to the Football Federation Australia board after a vote at the governing bodys annual general meeting on Thursday.Fitz
The Guardian | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK criticised for its treatment of worker 'tortured' in China Simon Cheng, a former UK consular employee, has only been offered a two-year visaQuestions have been raised about Britains treatment of a former UK consular worker from Hong Kong, who said he was asked to resign after being detained and allegedly tortured
The Guardian | 9 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sydney faces tougher water restrictions as NSW grapples with drought Under the level-two water restrictions, people will need to use a bucket or watering can to water gardens at approved timesParts of New South Wales will face tougher water restrictions in an attempt to stem falling dam levels as the state grapples with dr
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