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TIME’s Person of the Year: ‘the Silence Breakers’

TIME’s Person of the Year: ‘the Silence Breakers’

Breaking News, Featured, Have you heard, Lifestyle, Magazines, Uncategorized, World
The winner of the magazine's 91st Person of the Year award was announced on Wednesday morning. 'The Silence Breakers' are the voices that have spoken out against sexual harassment and contributed to the launch and success of the #MeToo movement. TIME Editor Edward Felsenthal spoke of 'the Silence Breakers' creating 'the fastest moving social change in decades'. He said, 'It began by individual acts of courage by hundreds of women, and some men too.' The magazines cover image features Ashley Judd, one of the first to publicly shame Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein and Taylor Swift, who sued former-DJ David Mueller for grabbing her bottom. Judd and Swift are photographed alongside Isabel Pascual, a strawberry picker from Mexico, Adama Iwu - an American lobbyist, and Susan Fo
Asda blasted for refusing to give out mince pie samples without ID

Asda blasted for refusing to give out mince pie samples without ID

Breaking News, Featured, Food
The pies contain a tiny amount of port and brandy. Asda has come under criticism for refusing to give a mince pie sample to a customer who was not able to present her ID to prove she was over 18 years of age. The supermarket has been giving out slices of its Extra Special Luxury all-butter mince pies for Christmas and is now demanding shoppers to prove their identity to sample their mince pies as they contain pork and brandy. Student Merryn Walker, 21, who was denied a sample because she had no ID at an Asda supermarket at Donnington. Walker said:" It's crazy. You could probably eat a whole box and not be inebriated." The mince pies are described as "generously filled with spiced vine fruits and a splash of rich ruby port and French brandy, all encased in crumbly shortcrust ...
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