WorldA 69-year-old Dutchman has opened proceedings to legally change his age and give himself a new lease of life, whether in the workplace, in business or even on Tinder.Rather than invest in cosmetics, plastic surgery or fashion, Emile Ratelband wants a court to officially make him 20 years younger by changing his legal birthday from 11 March 1949 to 11 March 1969, the BBC reported.According to the Algemeen Dagblad newspaper, the court has already said no legal mechanism exists allowing a person to change the date of their birth. But Ratelband will not be deterred. “You can change your name. You can change your gender. Why not your age?” he asked.The court in the city of Arnhem—around 50 miles southeast of Amsterdam—is expected to reach a decision within four weeks.Ratelband—who is a media personality and motivational speaker in the Netherlands—is hoping the younger version of himself will also have better luck in other areas of life, not just … [Read more...] about 69-year-old ‘Young God’ Sues to Lower Age by 20 Years: We Can Change Gender so ‘Why Can’t I Decide My Own Age?’
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Devra First Globe Staff November 06, 2018 This year marks the 20th anniversary of occasion-restaurant standby No. 9 Park, and thus the 20th anniversary of chef Barbara Lynch’s culinary influence on this city. Before opening her flagship in 1998, Lynch had cooked at the likes of Olives and Galleria Italiana and been named one of Food & Wine magazine’s best new chefs. But it was with No. 9 Park that she came into her own. She is part of a cadre of chefs who put Boston dining on the map: Jody Adams, Todd English, Gordon Hamersley, Lydia Shire, Jasper White. And her DNA is visible in some of the city’s most-exciting restaurants, from Bar Mezzana to Chickadee to Haley Henry and Nathalie, where the majority of staff members have at some point called her boss. It is, perhaps, no coincidence that two of Boston’s greatest culinary loves … [Read more...] about Barbara Lynch has influenced Boston dining for 20 years. I ate at all of her restaurants to find out how they are today.
NEARLY a QUARTER of the UK population will be over 65 in less than 20 years, official figures revealed yesterday. And by 2066 the number of OAPs will soar by 8.6 million to nearly 20.5 million. The Office for National Statistics said ongoing advances in technology, healthcare and lifestyles meant people were living longer. It added that net migration had been the “main source” of population growth over the last 20 years. But experts said the shock ONS figures laid bare the scale of the demographic time bomb facing the country. The Institute for Fiscal Studies on Tuesday said the NHS would account for an astonishing 38 per cent of all public service spending by 2023-2024. ExclusiveCAM AGAIN David Cameron tells pals he wants to return to politics as Foreign Secretary BENEFITS CHANGES Universal Credit is now in THESE areas - see if you're affected RED ALERT Labour 'will be wiped off the map by furious Leave voters if they block Brexit' STAKE-OUT Sports Minister Tracey Crouch … [Read more...] about Over-65s will make up almost 25 per cent of the population in less than 20 years time
Tyler Perry has announced Madea's retirement. The film mogul, who has been playing Mabel Earlene "Madea" Simmons for nearly 20 years, announced that he is bidding the character farewell and putting away his gray wig, glasses and long floral dresses. Perry has played Madea in 10 movies, including the upcoming "Tyler Perry's a Madea Family Funeral," in addition to plays and TV shows. He said on the SiriusXM show "Bevelations" that he's over playing the tough elderly woman. "I'm happy to kill that old b***h, I'm tired, man," Perry said on Monday. "I just don't want to be her age, playing her." Perry is 49 and Madea is in her 60s. But fans will have plenty of time to say goodbye. Perry said he is taking Madea on a farewell stage tour, and he says he'll use 2019's "Family Funeral" to end her storyline. It's not clear if the funeral is for Madea herself. Madea's film debut was in "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," a 2005 rom-com Perry created. It was based on Perry's play … [Read more...] about Tyler Perry says he’s retiring Madea character after nearly 20 years
A SWINGER couple dubbed the "Welsh Fred and Rose West" who raped teen girls on a boat and in the back of an "A Team" van have today been jailed. Peter Griffiths, 65, was caged for 21 years while Avril Griffiths, 61, was sentenced to 15 years at Cardiff Crown Court for offences committed against three young victims over a 20-year period. They will serve half of their sentences in custody and both will be added to the sex offenders register for life. Last month, a jury at Cardiff Crown Court took less than four hours to return unanimous verdicts finding them guilty of rape, indecent assault and taking indecent photos of a child. Both had denied the series of sex offences, though Peter Griffiths admitted he and his wife took part in swinging, group sex and dogging to "spice up our relationship". One victim's personal statement read out at the sentencing today said that the Griffiths' abuse of her had "destroyed" her life and that she had turned to cannabis and heroin to help "cope".Wales … [Read more...] about Swinger couple dubbed ‘Welsh Fred and Rose West’ who raped teen girls during 20-year reign of terror are jailed