Dubai World seals $25bn debt restructure deal

first_imgFriday 10 September 2010 6:56 am whatsapp State-owned conglomerate Dubai World on Friday reached a formal deal to restructure around $24.9 bn (£16.1bn) of liabilities, partly easing recently heightened concerns over the Gulf emirate’s debt woes.While Dubai World’s agreement with most of its creditors is seen as a positive step for Dubai, the announcement comes just days after a unit of Dubai Holding, the conglomerate owned by Dubai’s ruler, said it will delay repayment on a $555m loan, the second time it has failed to meet a repayment deadline.“Most players had expected this outcome and that the restructuring would be completed by October or November,” said Andre Andrijanovs, credit analyst at Exotix in London.“It is a surprise that it has happened so quickly and that an agreement was reached this week, and that be will a positive momentum for Dubai … There are other situations though that need resolving such as Dubai Holding.”Dubai World reached an agreement with over 99 percent of its creditors by value to restructure around $24.9 billion of liabilities, the government of Dubai said in a statement. Dubai World said in a separate statement it is well positioned to close the restructuring in “the coming weeks.”“The agreement formalises a strong consensus about a fair and balanced restructuring proposal and is a key step to putting Dubai World on a sound and stable financial footing,” Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Supreme Fiscal Committee said in the statement on Friday.The government of Dubai remains a supportive and committed shareholder, the statement added.Dubai World’s target date for completion, assuming consensual agreement reached with creditors, was October 1, a final restructuring proposal presented to creditors on 22 July and obtained by Reuters in August, showed.Concerns about the overall debt burden of Dubai’s state-linked companies mounted after Dubai announced a standstill on repaying $26bn in debt as it restructured Dubai World. It unveiled a $9.5bn rescue plan for the firm in March.“Any resolution is positive and we had news on Dubai Holding last week,” said Abdul Kadir Hussain, chief executive of Mashreq Capital in Dubai.“There is progress on all of these which will deem positive for the debt position in Dubai,” he added.FOCUS ON NAKHEELIn Friday’s statement the government said “it continues to focus on Nakheel and is pleased with the significant progress achieved by the company to date in discussions with its creditors.”Troubled Dubai property developer Nakheel, a unit of Dubai World, which overstretched itself building islands in the shape of palms and other ambitious real estate, is holding separate restructuring talks.Under the restructuring of its parent company, the developer would be placed directly in the hands of the government.Dubai World, plans to sell its prized assets over a period of eight years to generate as much as $19.4 billion to pay off creditors, according to the restructuring proposal document obtained by Reuters.It said in the document asset disposals over an eight-year period will help generate up to a maximum of $19.4bn, while similar sales based on current prices would be worth a maximum of $10.4bn.The document also showed Nakheel has $10.9 billion of bank debt and will receive key assets from Dubai World after separation. whatsapp John Dunne Dubai World seals $25bn debt restructure deal center_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldUndoautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comUndoZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldUndo Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.com Share Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Santander to press on with UK IPO plans

first_img Share Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap Santander to press on with UK IPO plans Friday 5 November 2010 12:31 am Tags: NULL whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Spanish lender Banco Santander will go ahead with plans to list its British unit, which grew during the global financial crisis chiefly through acquisitions, chairman Emilio Botin said yesterday.A tentative timetable for the share sale could be during the first half of 2011, Botin said at a news conference in Sao Paulo. The largest Eurozone lender announced last week that its planned initial public offering of Santander UK could fetch about $4.8bn.“For now we don’t have any other plans to list other subsidiaries,” Botin, accompanied by the chief executive of Santander’s Brazil unit, Fabio Barbosa said.Botin’s remarks come after Wednesday’s unexpected departure of Antonio Horta-Osorio as head of Santander’s UK business. Horta-Osorio was seen by analysts as the banker who steered the consolidation of the Spanish lender’s acquisitions in this country.The bank’s UK unit began after its purchase of Abbey National in 2004. Santander expanded over the past two years with the purchase of Alliance & Leicester and parts of Bradford & Bingley and Royal Bank of Scotland. Santander named Botin’s eldest daughter, Ana Botin, to replace Horta-Osorio later on Wednesday.Emilio Botin added that his bank has no plans to expand in Asia through acquisitions or change the current structure of the bank’s China partnerships. He added that Santander plans “no big investments” in Asia.In addition to positioning for an eventual recovery of the UK economy, Santander has also been ramping up lending in Latin America, where growth will likely be near the highest in three decades this year. KCS-content whatsapplast_img read more

At last: Some good news for Bob Dudley

first_img whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailOpulent ExpressHer Quadruplets Were Born Without A Hitch. Then Doctors Realized SomethingOpulent ExpressElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldFamilyMindedThe Most Common Astrology Questions People AskFamilyMindedmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comJournalistateCanal Drained For First Time And They Find ThisJournalistateStadium TalkBest Basketball Player Ever From Every StateStadium TalkThe Sports DropForgotten NCAA Stars: Where Are They Now?The Sports DropForbes14 Richest Black Billionaires RankedForbes THIS isn’t the end, but it is certainly the beginning of the end. Counterintuitively, the spill commission’s report is good news for BP, the best it’s had in some time. It censures BP, that is to be expected. But it also singles out Transocean and Halliburton for blame. The authorities – only too keen to wag a finger from the sidelines – also come in for some uncomfortable criticism. The commission’s conclusions only reinforce our view that it will be almost impossible to prove that BP acted with gross negligence.For that reason, analysts at Evolution think the total impact of the spill will be around $25-$30bn rather than the $40-$50bn being priced in by the market. And that’s before makes claims against Transocean and Halliburton.It’s earlier than we expected, but it could well be time to buy BP again. If not now, then when? More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.com‘The Love Boat’ captain Gavin MacLeod dies at 90nypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com Tags: NULL At last: Some good news for Bob Dudley center_img whatsapp Share KCS-content Show Comments ▼ Thursday 6 January 2011 7:32 pmlast_img read more

A cheap stock I won’t buy despite its 16% dividend yield!

first_img Royston Wild | Tuesday, 7th April, 2020 | More on: UCG Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Enter Your Email Address Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool.center_img A cheap stock I won’t buy despite its 16% dividend yield! United Carpets Group (LSE: UCG) is, despite its low price, not an income share I want to buy today. I don’t care about its undemanding forward P/E ratio of 12.5 times. The presence of gigantic near-term yields also don’t move me. City analysts expect the home furnishings hulk to pay another 0.42p per share total payout for the current fiscal year (to March 2021). This results in a deep pile 16% dividend yield.United Carpets is in huge danger of missing this target though, in my opinion. The expected dividend dwarfs annual earnings predictions twice over. On the plus side, the AIM stock is debt free, though its net funds have dwindled of late. These dropped to £1.09m in September from £2.01m a year earlier.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…I fear both profits and dividend forecasts for the firm could be sliced down before long, given the shocking rate at which the retail landscape is deteriorating. On the floorThe surveys which illustrate the devastating impact the coronavirus crisis is having on retail are beginning to stack up. The British Retail Consortium is one of the bodies that’s shone a light on the sector’s severe recent difficulties.This showed that prices on the UK high street slipped 0.8% during the first week of March. This was the biggest fall for almost two years and worse than the 0.6% annual decline recorded in the corresponding February period.It’s abundantly clear the country’s retailers are suffering from evaporating consumer confidence and reduced footfall, due to quarantining measures. United Carpets itself reminded shareholders of the pressure it’s under when, following the shuttering of its 58 stores last month, it advised the measures “will necessarily have a significant and immediate impact on revenues.”It also withdrew its guidance for both fiscal 2020 and 2021. It cited uncertainty over how long isolation measures will last and how long it will take for retail spending patterns to normalise.Forget that dividend yieldThe coronavirus crisis and its impact on commerce might be front and centre right now. But United Carpets had been in trouble long before Britons were banged up in their homes.Back in February, the retailer put out a profit warning in which it advised like-for-like sales were down 5.7% in the eight weeks from 20 December. It cited weakened consumer confidence and very competitive market conditions – conditions that have led to “aggressive discounting” from all retailers – damaging business of late.There are a couple of serious questions that possible investors here need to consider. Will it be able to survive the coronavirus crisis in good shape? And even if it does, will it be able to weather a market still characterised by huge competition? Not to mention weak consumer uncertainty as Brexit fears threaten to drag on and on?I’m not convinced and would much rather invest my hard-earned cash elsewhere. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Getty Images Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img read more

Rugby’s Greatest: Ian McLauchlan

first_img Major teams: Jordanhill, Glasgow, NatalCountry: ScotlandTest span: 1969-79Scotland caps: 43 (43 starts)Lions caps: 8 (8 starts)Test points: 3 (1T)Rugby’s Greatest: Ian McLauchlanAt only a shade over 5ft 8in, Ian McLauchlan was initially deemed too small by some to excel in international rugby. How the Scot enjoyed proving them wrong.The man known around the globe as Mighty Mouse was one of only five men to play in all eight Lions Tests in the glory years of the early Seventies. And it was the Ayrshire-born loosehead who kick-started the whole jamboree, by charging down Alan Sutherland’s attempted clearance to score early in the 1971 first Test in Dunedin.It was the only Test try McLauchlan ever scored, but he brought so much else to the party. As a scrummager, he played havoc with the big New Zealand props, conceding 4st and 5in to Test rival Jazz Muller (and so strong that he used a lawnmower to trim his garden hedge). By bending his opponent and putting pressure on his neck, McLauchlan made New Zealand pay for underestimating the specialist nature of the prop position. Tight binding and low scrummaging negated the All Blacks’ weight advantage, and the result was a Lions set-piece that laid the foundation for victory.Board talk: McLauchlan in 2012 after an ERC stakeholders meeting to agree a new Accord (Inpho)McLauchlan was also a force in the loose – Jim Telfer used to reckon he’d step on his own granny to get the ball – and he is irked to this day by suggestions that he only got his Lions place because of injury to the ‘first choice’ Ray McLoughlin.Playing alongside Bobby Windsor and Fran Cotton in South Africa, McLauchlan was part of one of the all-time great front-row units. He played 13 games on tour, captaining the Lions against Southern Universities. A long-time PE teacher, Mighty Mouse also captained Scotland 19 times, a record until being overtaken by David Sole. Since bowing out at the top level aged 37, he has had a successful career in rugby administration that included the SRU presidency from 2010-12.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img TAGS: The Greatest Players Prop star: Ian McLauchlan played all eight Tests during the Lions series wins of the Seventies (Getty) last_img read more

Daniel Hyde appointed music director at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue,…

first_img Rector Knoxville, TN Featured Events AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Curate Diocese of Nebraska Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Hopkinsville, KY New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Posted Feb 8, 2016 Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ People Cathedral Dean Boise, ID TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Submit a Job Listing Youth Minister Lorton, VA Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Pittsburgh, PA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Submit an Event Listing Rector Bath, NC Associate Rector Columbus, GA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Smithfield, NC Daniel Hyde appointed music director at St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, New York Rector Tampa, FL Submit a Press Release Featured Jobs & Calls Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Rector Shreveport, LA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Collierville, TN Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Albany, NY Rector Washington, DC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Tags [St. Thomas Fifth Avenue] The rector, wardens, and vestry are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Daniel Hyde as the 22nd Organist and Director of Music of Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York.A Message from the Rector“The Headmaster and I are thrilled with this appointment. The Search Committee has served the Church well and considered a large number of applications from around the world. The process was thorough and demanding, and I am delighted that there was a unanimous decision to offer the post to Daniel Hyde. Dan is a remarkable musician who already has an international reputation, a strong faith and a working knowledge and love of the liturgy of the Church, and we believe that he will be a worthy successor to John Scott. It is clear that Dan will fit well into our parish life, and we very much look forward to welcoming him this summer.”More InformationDaniel Hyde is Informator Choristarum, Organist, and Tutorial Fellow in Music at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is also a University Lecturer in the Faculty of Music. A former chorister and organ scholar of Durham Cathedral, Daniel was Assistant Organist at Perth Cathedral, Western Australia, before taking up the organ scholarship to King’s College, Cambridge. Upon graduation from King’s with First Class Honors in Music, Daniel was appointed as Director of Music at Jesus College, Cambridge. During his time there, he was responsible for overseeing the development of the College’s two choirs and for the design and installation of a new organ in the chapel.As an organist, he won second prize and the audience prize in the RCO Performer of the Year Competition 2002 and has since performed across four continents. Recent recital engagements have taken him to the USA, Germany, and Holland. He has also performed throughout Australia, including the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Town Hall. Closer to home, he has recently played in the St. David’s and Easter at King’s Festivals; St. Paul’s, Gloucester; Christ Church and Durham Cathedrals; Windsor Castle; Birmingham Town Hall; and the Wigmore Hall. He has been a concerto soloist with the BBC Philharmonic and the Britten Sinfonia, with whom he has performed the Poulenc Concerto a number of times, and has recorded the Hindemith Concerto to great critical acclaim. A disc of Christmas Organ Music from King’s was released in 2008. A regular accompanist to the BBC Singers on Radio Three, he has appeared at the BBC Proms on numerous occasions and made his solo debut there in the 2010 season performing Bach’s Canonic Variations on the organ of the Royal Albert Hall. As an ensemble player, he has appeared with the Britten Sinfonia, the Aurora Orchestra, the Gabrieli Consort, and the Academy of Ancient Music.Since moving to Magdalen College in 2009, he has often collaborated with the viol consort Phantasm, with whom he has given concerts and broadcasts at Wigmore Hall and in Vienna and Finland, as well as recording for Linn Records. Formerly Director of Cambridge University Chamber Choir and the locally based Harlow Chorus, Daniel was more recently Assistant Director and Accompanist to the London Bach Choir. Increasingly in demand as a conductor, he has worked with the Britten Sinfonia, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the City of London Sinfonia, the Players of the Orchestra of the Sixteen, and the International Baroque Players. In Oxford, he has collaborated with the Philomusica and has also engaged Oxford Baroque to join Magdalen College Choir on numerous occasions.Magdalen College Choir enjoys an exclusive recording contract with Opus Arte, the label of the Royal Opera House.Notable PerformancesRecent and forthcoming engagements include concerts at the London Oratory, the St. Albans International Organ Festival, and summer festivals in Germany, Finland, and Edington. In 2014, he gave a recital as part of the RCO annual conferment of diplomas, the occasion at which the College marked its 150th anniversary. In the academic year 2014/15, he gave a series of recitals celebrating the inauguration of the new Dobson organ at Merton College surveying the complete organ works of J. S. Bach.Daniel Hyde’s Websitewww.danielhyde.co.uklast_img read more

Astonishing Nakarawa stat backs up the claim that he is now the best offloader in rugby

first_imgWednesday Jun 24, 2020 Astonishing Nakarawa stat backs up the claim that he is now the best offloader in rugby Leone Nakarawa’s penchant for offloading is well known and the reason why he is such a unique and menacing opponent.ADVERTISEMENTThe Fijian has managed to pop the ball out of some of the darkest alleys to be found on a rugby field so prodigiously that it has actually become commonplace, so it is no surprise if he tops the offloading charts in every game and season he plays.However, Opta recently revealed that the lock holds the record for the most offloads in the Guinness Pro14, with 187, since making his debut for Glasgow Warriors in 2013, which is a staggering 79 more than the next best player.That is made all the more remarkable by the fact that he played in France for Racing 92 for three of those years before returning to Scotstoun in January this year.A stat like this not only highlights why the 32-year-old was named the European Professional Rugby Player of the Year in 2018 while in France, but why he is arguably the most talented offloader in the game currently.This comes after the 2016 Olympic gold winning Sevens star signed a new contract with Glasgow today, keeping him in Scotland for another year.WATCH: From Nakarawa to SBW: some of the best EVER offloadsHaving left the Warriors in 2016 for Paris, Nakarawa rejoined earlier this year after a fallout with Racing 92 due to his no show after the Rugby World Cup. As his contract was only to run to the end of the season, it was feared that he would be on his way out again, as there would have surely been a string of suitors after him.But the second row’s new deal will keep him with the Warriors until 2021, which will help with life after Dave Rennie, as well as his scrum partner Jonny Gray, who is set to join Exeter Chiefs.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Crossroad House / YYAA

first_img Crossroad House / YYAA Year:  Houses Save this picture!© FYohei Sasakura+ 33Curated by María Francisca González Share Yoshihiro Yamamoto 2018 CopyHouses•Sakai, Japan Japan Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/910287/crossroad-house-yyaa Clipboard Architects: YYAA Area Area of this architecture project Lead Architect: Photographs:  Yohei Sasakura Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  110 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs “COPY” ArchDaily Manufacturers: Daiko, FONTE TRADING, Galvanized Steel Roof, Nagoya Mosaic-Tile, Nissin-EX Crossroad House / YYAASave this projectSaveCrossroad House / YYAA Save this picture!© FYohei SasakuraRecommended ProductsSkylightsJansenRoof Glazing – VISSWoodGustafsWood Veneered Wall & Ceiling PanelsSkylightsLibartSolaGlide Inclined Retractable SkylightEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. This is a house designed for a couple and their little son. The site is a gentle hillside in the south of Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture. The external shape is a simple square of 8.1 m × 8.1 m, but it has a complicated internal structure. We designed one big house and four small houses that extend from each vertex within it.Save this picture!© FYohei SasakuraSave this picture!Floor PlansSave this picture!© FYohei SasakuraThe four small houses are garage and bathroom, two bedrooms, Japanese style room and closet, balcony. Because they all have different volumes, the gap between the house and the house becomes a distorted crossroad like an alley. Residents can live while transitioning between small houses and crossroads. It is scenery like in a village.Save this picture!© FYohei SasakuraSave this picture!Elevations and SectionsWe designed the exterior as a simple residential icon, but it is wearing traditional cedar boards. We designed the interior as a complex village, but it is expressed as minimum white cubes. In the suburbs of Japan including Sakai City, a residential area was built by urban planning in the 1970s, next to a traditional village. The boundary between the two communities has been aging in 50 years, becoming ambiguous. We thought that the architecture that contradictory conditions can coexist is the best for this site.Save this picture!© FYohei SasakuraProject gallerySee allShow lessN² / YPYC architectsSelected ProjectsHouse in Serra do Cipó / TETRO ArquiteturaSelected Projects Share CopyAbout this officeYYAAOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSakaiJapanPublished on January 30, 2019Cite: “Crossroad House / YYAA” 29 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPartitionsSkyfoldChoosing the Skyfold Wall for Your SpaceGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsCabinetsFlorenseCabinet – FloAirWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagStair Railing – CELLON®LightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAHigh Speed Hand Dryers – Aerix+BoardsForestOneLaminate – EGGER laminatesAcousticSchöckStaircase Insulation – Tronsole®Metal PanelsRHEINZINKPanel Systems – Horizontal PanelWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightAccolade Wall Light at River Dental OfficeBricksStröherClinker Brick Slips – StiltreuMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/910287/crossroad-house-yyaa Clipboardlast_img read more

Alzheimer’s Research UK to raise funds from Easter DIY sales at Wickes

first_img Alzheimer’s Research UK will be benefiting from the nation’s spending on DIY over the Easter holiday through its long-standing partnership with home improvement retailer Wickes.The two organisations have partnered with money-saving voucher site Savoo for an Easter campaign. From 9 to 23 April, Wickes and Savoo will pass on 2% of the sale value of every order directly to Alzheimer’s Research UK.As ARUK’s Jade Rolph blogged: “So, if you’re looking to do some DIY over the next few weeks, now will be a perfect time to get the materials you need – while funding groundbreaking dementia research at the same time.”Sample Wickes discounts available via Savoo for Easter Tagged with: Easter lifestyle giving Savoo Howard Lake | 11 April 2019 | News While Savoo offers charities a year-round opportunity to generate income from their supporters’ online shopping activities, while they save money through deals, this partnership is different. Given Wickes and ARUK’s existing partnership, Savoo was able to negotiate an increase in their affiliate commission to “a market-leading figure” of 2% for the duration of this campaign.Savoo is currently engaged in expanding this model of partnerships to other retailers and their charity partners. It sees itself as platform for “lifestyle giving”, meaning that it can educate and promote “savvy shopping” as a way to incorporate charitable giving.To give shoppers a sense of the DIY tasks and items they can undertake and fundraise at the same time Savoo has published 9 quick and easy ways to spruce up your home this Easter which includes an opportunity to win a £100 Wickes voucher.Savoo’s picks from Wickes’ DIY products Donate by searching the webARUK supporters can also raise funds for their charity, as can any charity supporter, by searching the web. Savoo has created a search engine in association with Bing, which donates a penny to the user’s selected charity with every search. Alzheimer’s Research UK to raise funds from Easter DIY sales at Wickes AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17  228 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis17  227 total views,  1 views today Advertisement 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.last_img read more

Stop the war on poor women!

first_imgA wholesale racist, sexist, anti-worker, anti-poor assault on Planned Parenthood is going on. This is outright warfare against millions of women in the U.S. — predominantly women of color, immigrants, youth, rural residents and women with disabilities, who are the lowest paid workers, often single mothers struggling to keep their families together. Some have called the attack “political theater,” but that downplays its seriousness. It is a vicious 21st century witch-hunt.Women’s Fightback Network activists joined a pro-choicemarch to Planned Parenthood in Boston, July 2014.A fire heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, Wash., on Sept. 4. The local fire department, with other local officials and federal agencies, ruled it was deliberately set. No authorities have called the arson what it really is — domestic terrorism.“[The fire is] a predictable ripple effect from the false and incendiary attacks that fuel violence from extremists,” said Karl Eastlund, CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho. (Associated Press, Sept. 5)There is a long history of anti-abortion violence in the Pacific Northwest, DuVergne Gaines, national clinic access project director at the Feminist Majority Foundation, told RH Reality Check. She noted that a group of anti-abortion extremists held a conference, hosted by the racist, so-called International Coalition of Abolitionist Societies, in northern Idaho two months before the fire. Leaders included justifiable-homicide advocate Matthew Trewhella, founder of Missionaries to the Preborn and a convicted arsonist; Rusty Thomas, director of Operation Save America, who was jailed for destroying clinic property after gaining entry in his police uniform; and members of Abolish Human Abortion. (Sept. 9)In 1996, a Planned Parenthood clinic in Spokane Valley, Wash., was bombed. The four men convicted were in a white supremacist, anti-abortion group. Both perpetrators of destruction at independent clinics in Missoula, Mont. (firebombed in 1993), and Kalispell (severely vandalized in 2014) were convicted.In July, shortly after a notorious anti-abortion group aired a deliberately falsified series of videos showing Planned Parenthood leaders saying the organization profits from the sale of aborted fetal tissue, death threats began. According to the Sept. 3 Huffington Post, an anonymous person posted this warning on Fox Nation: “I’ll pay ten large to whomever kills Dr. Deborah Nucatola” [Planned Parenthood senior director in the video]. The same person threatened Cate Dyer, CEO of StemExpress, a biomedical company that uses fetal tissue for medical research, and posted her home address.Vicki Saporta, president of the National Abortion Federation, which regulates abortion providers, told the Huffington Post, “In my 20 years at NAF, I have never seen such a volume, intensity and escalation of hate speech, threats and criminal activity.” Death threats against providers should be taken seriously, warned HuffPost, considering that eight doctors and clinic workers have been murdered — the latest was Dr. George Tiller in 2009 in Wichita, Kan.When hostile pickets were held at 300 Planned Parenthood clinics around the country on Aug. 22, about 500 protesters gathered in Pullman to call for Congress to defund the largest provider of women’s reproductive health care for poor women in the country. The Christian right-wingers have been fired up by ultra-right Republican politicians, who have been trying to defund the organization nationally since 2011.Currently 28 House Republicans have vowed to make defunding Planned Parenthood grounds for shutting down the government when the budget comes up for a vote on Sept. 30. While Democrats say no such bill will pass in the Senate, President Barack Obama says he would veto it. (HuffPost, Sept. 8)Deliberate attack on poor womenThose who oppose Planned Parenthood say that if the organization is defunded of $528 million for Medicaid health care services for poor women — contraception and counseling, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, and breast exams and other cancer screening — many health care providers will fill the bill. Not so says a Guttmacher Institute study, issued Sept. 8 in response to a Congressional Budget Office request, based on the latest 2010 statistics.In two-thirds of the 491 counties where its clinics are located, Planned Parenthood serves at least half of all women obtaining contraceptive care. In a fifth of the counties it serves, it is the sole safety-net family planning center. The study points to Texas as a “cautionary tale;” the state family-planning program for low-income women “served far fewer women” after Planned Parenthood clinics were cut from the rolls.Push is coming to shove in Louisiana. After the governor defunded Planned Parenthood, the organization sued the state to prove it could help poor women. The state produced a list of 2,000 family planning providers who could take new patients. After viewing the list, which included dentists, nursing home caregivers and cosmetic surgeons, the judge cut it to 29. At a Sept. 2 hearing, the judge was reluctant to allow Planned Parenthood’s contract to expire on Sept. 15 because “the state hadn’t articulated a good reason for doing so.” (Mother Jones, Sept. 10)The Sept. 9 Congressional hearing, entitled “Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider,” was called a “farce” by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY). No witnesses were called from either Planned Parenthood or the so-called Center for Medical Progress, which created the deceptive videos.Pro-choice views were represented by Priscilla Smith, director of Yale Law School’s Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice. Smith observed that the health care provider has been the target of nine sting operations over the past 15 years and has never been indicted. “The horrible irony here is that defunding Planned Parenthood would increase the number of unintended pregnancies and drastically, I fear, increase the number of abortions.” (RHRC, Sept. 10)Just as firebombing the clinic in Washington state should be called domestic terrorism, defunding Planned Parenthood is class warfare because it would deny poor women their right to essential, needed medical care — their human right to control their very lives. It’s time for all progressives to defend Planned Parenthood and demand reproductive justice for all women.Kathy Durkin contributed to this article. Davis is a longtime reproductive justice activist and author of the pro-choice novel “Love Means Second Chances.”FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more