1. https://www.theguardian.com/news/ng-interactive/2017/nov/11/paradise-papers-whos-who-leak-offshore-secrets

The shady world of off-shore bank accounts has been illuminated once more, a year on from the Panama Papers scandal. This article by The Guardian outlines who’s implicated and how, providing some clarity on a murky world of numbers.

  1. https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/11/ellen-page-brett-ratner-facebook-post

Ellen Page recently took to Facebook to ‘out’ Brett Ratner on his homophobic and frankly disrespectful behaviour. Sadly, another story to add to a pile highlighting the pandemic of abusive conduct by powerful men in Hollywood.

  1. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/10/arts/television/louis-ck-statement.html

Speak of the devil.

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/08/priti-patel-downfall-boris-johnson-nazanin-zaghari-ratcliffe

The Guardian explores how the chaos of international relations concerning Priti Patel and her downfall is beneficial to Boris Johnson.

  1. https://www.theguardian.com/science/across-the-universe/2017/nov/10/astronomers-discover-a-giant-world-but-is-it-a-planet

Recent research into a huge new world that lies on the boundary between a planet and a star,  is the start of understanding how these objects form in the brown dwarf desert.

  1. https://www.the-pool.com/news-views/fashion-news/2017/45/laura-craik-on-new-issue-of-vogue-edward-enninful

New Editor-in-chief Edward Enninful’s debut issue of Vogue champions diversity, according to The Pool.

  1. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/miss-bumbum-2017-meat-bikinis-sexual-harassment-brazil-rosie-oliveira-grope-a8045971.html

In light of the recent news Brazilian beauty pageant contestants model meat bikinis to protest against sexual harassment.

  1. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/business/breakfast-arrives-at-tiffanys-jv6lgtrlk

And finally, the opening of Blue Box Café on 5th Avenue in New York now means Breakfast at Tiffany’s is no longer a coffee and croissant standing outside looking in.

This weekly round up was put together by Elle Ayres. Follow Elle on Twitter: @AyresElle


  1. 12th November 2017 / 5:15 pm

    Some great posts. It feels bittersweet to see more and more men being outed as predators, sad because it’s been kept under wraps for so long, but glad that it’s finally being talked about. Thanks for the round up!

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