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first_imgThe FTSE Fledgling-listed group, which has suffered from rising unemployment within its core 18-24 customer age group, said it remained exposed to pressure on personal finances given continued economic uncertainty.Shares in the company, which has 78 venues across the UK, gained 24.5 per cent yesterday to close at 16.5p. Drinks offers give a boost to Luminar Video Carousel – cityam_native_carousel – 426 00:00/00:50 LIVERead More Share NIGHTCLUB operator Luminar said first half sales fell 21 per cent though recent trading had improved.Luminar, which runs the Oceana and Liquid nightclubs, said yesterday it made a pre-tax profit of £1.8m in the first half of the year, compared to a profit of £5.2m a year earlier.Sales were also down 16.9 per cent compared to last year in the seven weeks to 14 October, though performance has started to pick up since the introduction of cheaper cocktails and a partnership with the Ministry of Sound.The company said its new management team, which includes former Barratt Developments finance director Philip Bowcock, has already made changes such as targeting more student clubbers since coming to the company in June. whatsapp KCS-content Show Comments ▼center_img Thursday 21 October 2010 8:33 pm More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org Tags: NULL whatsapp Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesUndo last_img read more

first_imgFCMB Group Plc (FCMB.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2011 interim results for the half year.For more information about FCMB Group Plc (FCMB.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the FCMB Group Plc (FCMB.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: FCMB Group Plc (FCMB.ng)  2011 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileFCMB Group Plc is a financial services institution offering products and services for the commercial, corporate and institutional sectors in Nigeria and Europe. The company’s core portfolio is focused on investment banking, asset management, commercial banking, corporate banking, personal banking, institutional banking and treasury and financial markets. The company also offers services for stockbroking, trusteeships, micro-lending and asset and cash management. FCMB Group Plc was founded in 1977 and its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. FCMB Group Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgHF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2015 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke)  2015 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileHF Group Limited formerly (Housing Finance Limited) is a financial services group with interests in mortgage lending, corporate and retail banking, property development and a bancassurance business. Its product and service offering ranges from transactional banking products to financial services for micro-enterprises, group banking, agricultural and small-to-medium enterprises. HF Group offers asset finance services, micro-credit loans and loans for anything from solar water heating systems to mortgage finance. The company also has interests in developing and selling residential houses and offers insurance agency services. Formerly known as HF Group Limited, the company changed its name to HF Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. HF Group Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

first_img See all posts by Rupert Hargreaves Rupert Hargreaves | Monday, 17th August, 2020 | More on: LLOY Image source: Getty Images. The Lloyds (LSE: LLOY) share price has plunged in value this year. Investor sentiment towards the lender has crumbled as the coronavirus crisis has wreaked havoc on the UK economy. As one of the largest banks in the country, the crisis may have a significant impact on Lloyds.Indeed, the company has already announced it may have to write off billions of pounds worth of loans as businesses across the country collapse. However, the booming housing market could offset some of this downturn. 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In its worst-case scenario, Lloyds projected a double-digit decline in property prices for the year. As the largest mortgage provider in the country, falling property prices may have a more considerable impact on Lloyds than any other bank. Luckily, the property market seems to be holding up quite well.This could be good news for the Lloyds share price. Buoyed by the chancellor’s stamp duty holiday, low-interest rates and pent-up demand, home prices in the UK have surged over the past few weeks.According to property portal Rightmove, the number of transactions on its platform has hit a 10-year high. Some figures suggest these factors have added as much as £30,000 to the average property price. A recent report indicated that before the lockdown, the average property in the UK cost £260,000. It’s now £290,000. This performance suggests Lloyds’ downbeat assessment of the UK economy might have been too pessimistic. Clearly, there are risks ahead for the UK economy. Rising unemployment and a second wave of coronavirus could send property prices crashing.Still, a better-than-expected economic performance could have a positive impact on the Lloyds share price. Investors currently seem to be considering the worst-case scenario for the bank. Cheap sharesThe Lloyds share price is currently trading at a price-to-book (P/B) value of just 0.4. That’s compared to the UK financial sector average of 0.6. These numbers suggest the lender’s share price is undervalued by around 50%. As such, it could offer a wide margin of safety at current levels. Therefore, if the UK economy performs better than expected over the next few months, the Lloyds share price may have the potential to produce large capital returns for investors.What’s more, the bank has historically paid significant dividends to investors. It’s currently prevented from doing so by regulators, but this could change in the coming months. 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first_img Howard Lake | 18 June 2019 | News Advertisement Funding prioritiesPriorities for the funding programme include:• Projects which illustrate a clear link to Nationwide’s ambition for everyone to have a place fit to call home and can demonstrate the impact their project will have on the local community• Projects that are supporting people in housing need in original or creative ways. This includes both projects already delivering local impact and those carrying out research to find new ways to challenge the housing crisis• Have projects/ideas that have the potential to be used by others across the country• Have robust plans to measure and report on the difference the grant will make• Can demonstrate sustainability beyond the life of the grant• Can evidence knowledge of local issues and have a network of local connections  198 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5 What the programme will fundNationwide suggest applicants look at some of the projects previously funded by the Nationwide Community Grants programme.The programme will fund core costs of up to 20% of the requested grant amount, staff and volunteer costs for the lead partner, small-scale capital costs, activity costs, development and capacity building costs and building works and refurbishment costs where they are essential to the successful delivery of the project.Nationwide will fund between 50% to 100% of the total cost of the project for up to two years.The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland will shortlist applications, assessing against the eligibility criteria and priorities of the programme and organisations that have not been shortlisted will be informed in August 2019.The closing date for applications is 5th July 2019.Nationwide’s community grants programme was established in 2007 when members voted to use 1% of its pre-tax profits for funding community projects. Nationwide opens funding programme in N Ireland The Nationwide Building Society has launched a funding programme in Northern Ireland which will provide grants of up to £50,000 for housing and homelessness projects.Nationwide are looking for local housing projects that will strengthen local communities to support the most vulnerable by:• Preventing people from losing their home• Helping people in to a home• Supporting people to thrive within the home environmentThe Nationwide Community Grants programme awards up to £500,000 across 11 UK regions annually. In Northern Ireland the Nationwide grants programmes is administered by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (CFNI).Charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to make a change in your local area. The applications will be reviewed and voted on by a regional Community Board, made up of Nationwide members and colleagues. Tagged with: community foundations Funding housing Northern Ireland  197 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis5last_img read more

first_imgFacebook These are an example of the nearly 3,400 Facebook ads the government said were placed by Russian agents.As a result, deep misunderstandings of political matters emerged, said Clint Watts, a Senior Fellow at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University. Watts, who is the author of Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in A Social Media World of Hackers Terrorists Russians And Fake News, notes that Russians were indiscriminate in their disinformation campaigns, targeting both users who leaned politically to the left and to the right.Watts said Russian operatives used social media networks to adopt “American” personas in order to flooded feeds with divisive posts around the clock. Many Russians were recruited to join “troll farms,” where users worked in concert to generate online traffic aimed at sowing chaos and to spread misinformation.The best defense is educationRussians have been taking advantage of vulnerabilities that have surfaced as a result of the way the Internet is unregulated in the U.S. While the U.S. has focused on cyber security, the Russians have looked for ways to exploit the web’s communication capabilities. Their understanding of the web’s potential to influence people is underscored by the creation of Roskomnadzor—Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications—which censors internet outlets and social media sites.In the United States, the First Amendment bars the government from regulating most speech. Russian operatives have also taken advantage of this freedom to post incendiary comments with relative impunity. In recent months, Congress and the White House have warned of the possibility of regulating social media, but experts say education is the key.Tacking Beyond Tactics Linkedin Katie CarterKatie Carter is a senior at Texas Christian University where she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in political science. She serves as the editor for TCU’s student political publication, PolitiFrog and works in the Office of Admission. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her family, and volunteering with Special Olympics. Michael RogersMichael Rogers is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism with at TCU. He was an avid contributor to the university’s political news outlet, Politifrog, freshman year. This past year he created and hosted his own political news talk show called “Polititalk” featuring students and professors around campus. He will continue to host this bi-weekly show along with hosting a bi-weekly Spanish news update about the latest news at TCU. Alexa HinesAlexa Hines is an honors student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in Spanish at Texas Christian University. Alexa works with TCU Athletics as a social media intern and serves as a line editor for TCU360, TCU’s online news source. In the summer of 2018, Alexa interned with CBS and KCAL in Los Angeles as a sports intern. Capstone Course World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution This author does not have any more posts. Twitter Twitter Brittany KaskoBrittany Kasko is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism and criminal justice at Texas Christian University. She is a member of the John V. Roach Honors College and hopes to continue her education by receiving a master’s degree or a law degree. In the summer of 2018, she began an internship as a social media correspondent for a staffing agency in Dallas, Frontline Source Group Inc., and will continue working throughout the semester. Grace AmissGrace Amiss is a junior journalism major with a minor in Spanish at Texas Christian University. She is the managing editor for her school’s publication, TCU360 and an active member of her sorority, Kappa Kappa Gamma. In the summer of 2018, Grace will intern at KVUE, an ABC-affiliated television station located in Austin, Texas. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Facebook Mariana RivasMariana Rivas is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a double minor in business and social work at Texas Christian University. She is the web editor for the online newspaper, TCU 360 and is involved on campus through the Chancellor’s Leadership Program. She plans to go to law school in the fall of 2020 and hopes to work in media law.center_img Corinne HildebrandtCorinne Hildebrandt is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in sociology at Texas Christian University. She is a member of the John V. Roach Honors College at TCU and the journalism honor society, Kappa Tau Alpha. In the summer of 2018, Corinne interned at CBS 11 in Dallas/Fort Worth and during the school year works for TCU’s student media website TCU360.com. Richard EdgemonRichard Edgemon is a double major at Texas Christian University; pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism and film-television-digital media. He is the recipient of the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship after transferring to TCU from Tarrant County Community College. In the fall of 2018, Richard will be the executive editor of TCU’s weekly newspaper, the Skiff. printTop photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire URN:38130443 (Press Association via AP Images)Recent attacks by Russia have left the United States battling on a new front.From the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee to recent attempts by the Russian spy agency GRU to infiltrate American think tank systems, these attacks aren’t fueled by the brute force and nuclear arms that defined the Cold War. Under the direction of President Vladimir Putin, Russia has re-ignited its ideological battle with the West by waging a more insidious offensive: intrude on Western democratic processes and meddle in nations’ politics.“We’re at war,” said Heather Conley, author of “The Kremlin Playbook,” and director of the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “We just don’t know it.”Conley said today’s weapons of choice are social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, and the battleground is public opinion. But whether the public and government leaders fully understand—and are ready to combat this threat—is a different story.Flares explode in Estonia on the second night of riots in the country’s capital in 2007. (AP Photo/NIPA)The recent flurry of cyber conflict dates back more than 10 years to 2007 when cyberattacks traced to Russian IP addresses crippled Estonia. More recently, Russia attempted to influence the outcome of France’s 2017 presidential election. Their strategy was simple: use social media to sway public opinion toward candidates and issues that favor the Kremlin’s agenda.The tactics—establishing fake accounts and using software to trigger the release of misinformation—have ushered in a new era of propaganda. This new generation warfare targets existing societal tensions while exploiting the benefits of freedoms like free speech.But these tactics are not new. They are centuries-old tactics—old news in a new guise—with roots in the Soviet era.A Century of TensionThe U.S and Russia have been at odds since the Russian Revolution of 1917 when the Communist Party—under Vladimir Lenin—was cementing its position as the dominant political force of the Soviet Union. Using pamphlets, posters, radio broadcasts and other media, Soviet leaders extolled the virtues of a centralized, command economy while warning against the vices of capitalism.Lenin had also founded an organization to propagate communist ideology internationally and to raise Russia’s world standing. They sponsored labor and student organizations that transmitted positive messages on communism to sympathetic ears in the West.This laid the foundation for an ideological battleground that would later ignite the Cold War.As the nuclear arms race escalated, it began to cripple the Soviet economy. While it put strains on the Soviet Union’s ability to surpass America’s pace of weapons development, Soviet leadership attempted to gain an upper hand through “active measures.”These measures were strategies to influence world events through covert, clandestine actions. Soviet intelligence agencies and operatives were recruited to wage political warfare on the United States through media manipulation, assassinations of dissidents, and even counterfeiting official documents.In 1981, the Soviet Union created a forged letter that attempted to portray the U.S. as an untrustworthy ally. The letter—purportedly from President Reagan—to the King of Spain, appeared to show the U.S. putting pressure on Spain to join NATO at a time when Basque separatism sentiment was plaguing Spain’s domestic politics.In 1985, CIA Director William Casey described in a memo the threat that Soviet active measures posed to the United States.“Most of these active measures are not new.”“Most of these active measures are not new,” Casey wrote. “Many of them were employed by Lenin and Stalin and by others throughout history. At no time in this century, however, have these techniques been used with more effect or sophistication than by the current Soviet state.”Today, social media has become an arsenal for Russia’s active measures toolkit. Today’s weapons of choice are social media networks, like Facebook and Twitter.The attacks come as Russia is once again trying to enhance its global position, having lost influence with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Under the direction of President Vladimir Putin, the Russians have re-ignited its ideological battle with the West. The effort to undermine Western governments and society goes well beyond the 2016 presidential election and this year’s midterms.Attacks AbroadRussia’s meddling isn’t limited to the U.S. The Kremlin has a pattern of using political, economic and social tactics to affect policy, hacking into websites and interfering with elections on a global scale.John McLaughlin, former acting director of the CIA under President George W. Bush, said Russian strategies can be categorized in three ways: what is said publicly (outright actions, such as military campaigns); what is said publicly, but not acknowledged (activity blamed on the Russians that they don’t admit to); and what is done, but didn’t want seen (covert actions by the Russians).Germany faced a social media-fueled propaganda attack in 2016. Looking to exploit tensions over Germany’s acceptance of refugees, Russia fabricated a story about Arab immigrants raping a teenage girl, known as the Lisa case. This and other false narratives promoted by Russia helped to divide Germany over its immigration and refugee policies.Researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute found evidence of bot activity—or posts by programmed social media accounts that mimic real users—and hashtag campaigns for three days during the second round of the 2017 French presidential election campaign.They noted that 25 percent of news links on Twitter “were based on misinformation.” The information was “identified as deliberately false” and expressed “ideologically extreme, hyper-partisan or conspiratorial” views with “logical flaws and opinions presented as facts.”In another study, the Institute determined that Sweden was flooded with false news reports in the run up to its election. Researchers found that 22 percent of shared URLs linked to junk sites, but only 1 percent of them could be traced to Russia.Tapping into long-standing political dividesBefore the Internet age, disseminating news required a printing press or broadcast studio. Journalists were gatekeepers, deciding what information the public should know. The internet’s global reach and the democratization of tools that amplify voices, however, undercut this role. Social media further allowed anyone with internet access to share information at unprecedented speeds.This shift provided the public with a multitude of options when it came to news. Instead of relying solely on traditional media sources, consumers began tailoring their personal news feeds—whether on Twitter or Facebook—to their own interests.“The indictment alleges that Russia ‘had a strategic goal to sow discord in the U.S. political system.’”The Russians took advantage of this shift during the 2016 presidential campaign. In February, the Justice Department named the St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency among the Russian entities indicted for scheming to interfere with the 2016 election. The indictment alleges that Russia “had a strategic goal to sow discord in the U.S. political system.” It also noted that the Russians began their operation in 2014.The Internet Research Agency operatives posed as Americans and tapped into longstanding divides on topics like immigration, race and the second amendment on Twitter. They deployed bots to promote rancorous debate. This tactic extended to closed networks on Facebook.According to a report released by Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee, Russian operatives produced more than 3,000 targeted Facebook ads. In November 2017, Facebook identified as many as 150 million Americans who were exposed to Russian propaganda in the previous two years. Carolina OlivaresCarolina Olivares is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in Spanish at Texas Christian University. She is bilingual, proficient in editing software, and a 2018 Milner Distinguished Student Journalism Award winner. In early summer of 2018, she was mentored by Emmy award winning journalist Laura Okmin to conduct interviews with the Jacksonville Jaguar rookies. Shortly after, she began her internship with the city of Houston mayor’s office in the Houston Television department. ReddIt Previous articleHoroscope: September 28, 2018Next articleCampus activities increase this week as TCU hosts Family Weekend Capstone Course RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin As a part of the multiplatform capstone course in journalism, these students participated in Reporting on International Affairs, a CSIS Practicum in Journalism. Cap and gown shipments delayed, off-color versions handed out for 2020, 2021 graduates Griffin ConboyJohn Griffin Conboy is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in news and media studies and political science. He is extremely involved on campus, as he serves as the recruitment chair for his fraternity and the Vice President of the TCU Club Golf Team. He also is an integral part of TCU’s award-winning First Year Experience program. John currently works as an Event Coordinating Intern and Assistant Golf Professional at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Audio Playerhttps://www.tcu360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/TCU_Final_mixdown.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.“People in this country need to have a lot more media literacy,” said Andrew Schwartz, chief communications officer at CSIS.McLaughlin agrees that the resolution lies within the power of education.Sweden has a media literacy program that includes teaching students as early as the third grade to look at news with a critical eye in order to differentiate between what is real and what is fake.Gabe Rottman, director of the Reporters Committee Technology and Press Freedom Project, thinks the U.S. should do something similar. “Invariably, it comes back to a civics education issue,” he said.While it is important to monitor leadership and accountability among our nation’s institutions, change in media literacy lies within the discretion of the people.It’s not just a matter of shutting down the system, but rather, shutting down minds and teaching people to think critically, which means not believing everything they see is true, Conley said.Contributors The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years Former Fort Worth, TCU Police Department officer dies of COVID-19 and on-duty injury complications ReddItlast_img read more

first_img Business News 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena residents eligible to vote have the opportunity today to cast ballots to elect representatives to four-year terms for Mayor and for City Council Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6 and for the PUSD Board of Education members representing District seats 2, 4 and 6.Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.For all election information, go to www.cityofpasadena.net/CityClerk/election or call the City Clerk’s Office at (626) 744-4124.Polling locations can be found on the City Clerk’s webpage or in the pre-printed voter information pamphlet that was mailed to registered voters.Candidates who receive a majority of the votes—50 percent, plus one—at the primary nominating election March 10 will be elected to the respective office. If not, the names of the candidates receiving the two highest number of votes for the respective office will be placed on the ballot for the general (run-off) election scheduled April 21, 2015.After the polls close, the City Clerk will begin announcing results as soon as possible once ballot counting begins. Ballot counting will be conducted in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., second floor. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. for the public to attend the ballot-counting process.Election night coverage will be broadcast live by Pasadena Media, www.pasadenamedia.tv on KPAS, the City’s government cable TV station, available on Channel 3 for Charter subscribers and Channel 99 for AT&T U-Verse subscribers.Coverage also will be streamed live on the City’s website, www.cityofpasadena.net in addition to the Pasadena Media website. Election updates also will be posted in real time on the City website. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  TOP STORY Pasadena Voters Go to the Polls Today Published on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 | 4:04 am First Heatwave Expected Next Week More Cool Stuff Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * HerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWomen Love These Great Tips To Making Your Teeth Look WhiterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyA 74 Year Old Fitness Enthusiast Defies All Concept Of AgeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News Make a comment Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Community News Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m.last_img read more

first_img Pinterest Google+ By News Highland – October 30, 2018 Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Pinterest Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+center_img People warned not to organise bonfires this Halloween Harps come back to win in Waterford Previous articleMayor slams hospital over ‘scrub snub’Next articleNew report to provide baseline for revitalisation of Letterkenny News Highland Twitter People are being warned not to organise bonfires around the county this Halloween.The warning comes as Donegal County Council has confirmed that they are monitoring various locations where waste materials were previously supplied by businesses for bonfires.Anyone who may witness suspicious activity is also being asked to contact Gardai or the local authority.Waste Awareness Officer with Donegal County Council Suzanne Bogan says while the number of bonfires at Halloween has reduced in recent years, she is hoping for them to be eliminated entirely:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/bogaghjghjghjghn1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter Facebook WhatsApp News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

first_imgAnopaea is a distinctive Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous inoceramid bivalve genus. Traditionally recognized by its elongate-pyriform outline and impressed antero-ventral sulcus, it is now apparent that it also has a distinctive hingeline. In each valve the thickened shell material of the hinge region terminates in a prominent fold, the anterior buttress; this often takes on the appearance of a small anterior ‘ear’. Some fifteen taxa are now assigned to the genus and a further seven are probable members. The bulk of these forms fall within the Late Tithonian-Early Albian. A. callistoensis sp. nov., from the Late Tithonian-?Early Berriasian of the Antarctic Peninsula, and a probable new species from the Berriasian of the South Shetland Islands, are described. Inoceramus constrictus, from the Early Albian of Queensland Australia, can now be referred to the genus. It can be confirmed that, with only a very small number of exceptions, Anopaea was restricted to Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous extra-Tethyan localities. In this sense it may be regarded as a genuine bipolar taxon, although amphitropical is perhaps a more accurate term.last_img read more