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Mirror Online: The intelligent tabloid. #madeuthink Home | Mail Online Le Figaro Films with strong female character to be given 'F' rating at Bath Film Festival  | Daily Mail Online Bath's 24th Film Festival to introduce new 'F' ratingWill be given to films with strong female lead, director, producer or writerOnly 19 of the 42 films to be shown have been given an 'F' rating Speaking to the MailOnline, festival producer says she hopes to start conversation on the gender inequality in film industry By Katy Winter for MailOnline Published: 14:53 GMT, 9 November 2014 | Updated: 16:03 GMT, 9 November 2014 As well as standard age ratings such as PG, 12A and 18 we may soon be seeing films given an additional rating based on its depiction of female characters. The Bath Film Festival has announced that it will be introducing a new 'F' rating when it opens for its 24th year later this week, which will indicate that a film either has a strong female protagonist, director or screenwriter or addresses women's issues. Despite the strong female lead, played by Sandra Bullock, Gravity would not pass the Bechdel test

La Provence The Times | UK News, World News and Opinion Bonmarché blames Brexit and weather for sliding profits new Bonmarché, the discount clothing retailer, blamed a string of factors, from bad weather to Brexit, for sliding annual profits and its failure to increase market share. The company, which specialises in clothing for women aged over 50, complained that last year had been more challenging than it had expected and that it had not managed to...Bonmarché, the discount clothing retailer, blamed a string of factors, from bad weather to Brexit, for sliding annual profits and its failure to increase market share. Read the full story

México en EL PAÍS El Gobierno pone fecha para el fin de las autodefensas El Comisionado de Seguridad señala que antes del 10 de mayo los grupos deberán convertirse en policías comunitarias. Un vocero del movimiento asegura que no se habló de desarme entrevista | secretario de Hacienda de México “La sociedad mexicana demanda resultados” El secretario de Hacienda sostiene que la prioridad en su país es la aplicación de las leyes de desarrollo de las reformas ver fotogalería Dos emigrantes hondureños arrollados por el convoy en México. / SAÚL RUIZ Las víctimas de La Bestia exigen ayudas a Peña Nieto Una asociación de emigrantes hondureños mutilados por el tren llega a México para buscar el apoyo del Gobierno México publicará una lista de empresas relacionadas con el narco La Hacienda mexicana colaborará con Estados Unidos para informar a las instituciones financieras sobre estas compañías Un forense carga un cuerpo en el lugar del accidente / Reuters Otro accidente de autobús en México deja sin vida a 36 personas

Crisis at the heart of Simon Cowell’s TV empire | The Sun |Showbiz|TV|X Factor SIMON Cowell’s American X Factor dreams lie in ruins after the show pulled in a woeful 3.6million viewers. The ratings disaster has all but sounded the death knell for the show, which Cowell once boasted would get 20million. Instead it got less than an edition of BBC’s The One Show — and could now be axed within days. Even UK show judge Nicole Scherzinger joined the criticism, pointing out our version gets more than twice as many viewers. She told The Sun: “Simon honey, you need to worry about those ratings in the US! The US show launched three years ago with 12million viewers. Thursday’s 3.6million figure was dwarfed by rival The Voice, which pulled in 10.2million in the same 8pm slot. The night’s biggest show was The Big Bang Theory with 16.6million. Apart from show boss Cowell, its judges are singer and actress Demi Lovato, singer and ex-UK judge Kelly Rowland and Mexican singer and actress Paulina Rubio. They said: “The series was getting seven million. c.robertson@the-sun.co.uk

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