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Stock market crash: how I’d invest money in UK shares today to get rich

first_img 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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Peter Stephens | Sunday, 25th October, 2020 Investing money in UK shares after the stock market crash can be a difficult task. Risks such as Brexit and the pandemic remain in play. They could cause difficult trading conditions for many businesses. Therefore, it may be prudent to seek to reduce the impact of potential threats when investing money in British shares.Furthermore, buying a diverse range of high-quality businesses with turnaround potential could mean that one generates impressive returns in the long run. Doing so may improve one’s financial prospects over the coming years.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…Risks after a stock market crashThis year’s stock market crash reflects an uncertain economic environment. Lockdowns caused by the pandemic, as well as political risks brought on by Brexit, could mean an extended period of slower growth for the UK and global economies.Therefore, it may be a good idea to try to manage risks wherever possible when buying UK shares. Diversification is an obvious means of achieving this goal.Holding a wide range of companies that operate in different sectors and geographies can reduce your reliance on a specific industry or location. This may be beneficial because it remains unclear to what extent some industries and regions will be affected by current threats.Furthermore, buying UK shares that can survive a second stock market crash may be a worthwhile move. This means companies with solid balance sheets and the financial strength to overcome potentially challenging operating conditions in the coming months.Buying British shares that are more likely to survive a period of economic weakness may mean that one’s portfolio can access the likely recovery in indexes such as the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 over the coming years.Investing in UK shares with turnaround potentialThe stock market crash has clearly caused many investors to become downbeat. They may feel a stock market recovery isn’t possible, due to the risks ahead.However, UK shares are very likely to recover over the coming years. They have done so after every previous economic crisis and bear market. Many turnarounds have come after larger falls for the stock market than have taken place in 2020.Therefore, identifying companies with low valuations and the right strategies to adapt to changing global economic conditions could be a sound move. They may have competitive advantages and could offer a faster turnaround than their weaker sector peers.Clearly, the stock market crash has caused paper losses for many investors. However, every stock market downturn brings opportunities to make positive returns from the next bull market. That process may take some time to come into effect.However, investors who buy a diverse range of high-quality UK shares today could be among those who benefit the most from a likely resurgence in stock markets over the long term. Enter Your Email Address Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Stock market crash: how I’d invest money in UK shares today to get rich 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image source: Getty Images See all posts by Peter Stephens 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge!last_img read more

Will the Lloyds share price hit 60p this year?

first_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Shares in Lloyds (UK: LLOY) are already up by a third this year. The Lloyds share price has put on 55% over the past 12 months.Can it hit 60p this year? Below I explore reasons it could – along with some risks that may hold it back.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…Why the Lloyds share price is risingWhy has the Lloyds share price been moving up lately? 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. christopherruane owns shares of Lloyds Banking Group. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Lloyds Banking Group. 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. 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. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Image: Lloyds Banking Group Enter Your Email Address Christopher Ruane | Wednesday, 12th May, 2021 | More on: LLOY Will the Lloyds share price hit 60p this year? Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Like other UK banks, the lender came out of last year’s financial crash in better shape than many analysts expected. It booked large provisions for possible loan defaults, but recently it has released some of those provisions.The hot UK property market is another reason the bank’s shares are moving up. With a strong focus on its home market, Lloyds is highly exposed to UK housing. Ongoing strength in property sales bodes well for the bank’s outlook.Additionally, the bank has restarted dividends. Possible headwinds for the Lloyds share priceBut there are also concerns which could help push the Lloyds share price down again.One is the economy. So far the economic recovery has been strong and the property market is buoyant. However, no one has a crystal ball when it comes to economic performance. Any housing downturn could lead to default rates rising again.A lot of investors like myself are hoping Lloyds will raise its dividend as soon as it can. The bank has indicated that it plans to return to a progressive dividend policy. But for now the dividend remains constrained by regulatory requirements.I think uncertainty about the future dividend and a lower payout level compared to several years ago are acting as brakes on the Lloyds share price.Can the Lloyds share price hit 60p?To hit 60p this year, the Lloyds share price would need to rise around 30%. That is a heady increase – but the shares have already risen by that much this year. I think they could do the same again. I see a number of potential drivers to help push the price upwards.For example, the company’s current share price does not even match its tangible net assets. They were reported in last month’s quarterly results as 52.4p per share.The company has been accruing dividends and at some point it will likely do something with this money. Even if it does not pay it out to shareholders, the cash pile is an asset that should help bolster the company’s value.The yield is only 1.2% for now. However, the company has said it plans to resume its dividend programme “at a higher level than 2020”. RisksIf the bull case above is right, I do think the Lloyds share price could hit 60p this year. But there is no guarantee of that. While a new chief executive settles in, the bank’s performance could take a turn for the worse.Meanwhile, the shares have already climbed a lot. That suggests that many investors have factored in a lot of the positive investment case. That could mean that it will be harder for the Lloyds share price to keep climbing in the absence of strong positive news flow.My planI continue to hold Lloyds and look forward to receiving its dividend on 25 May. I am considering adding more to my portfolio.  Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. 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. See all posts by Christopher Ruanelast_img read more

European Champions Cup final: A statistical preview

first_imgJack D’Arcy takes a look at the facts and figures ahead of this weekend’s European Champions Cup final between Clermont and Toulon at Twickenham… Colour clash: Toulon wing David Smith scores against Clermont in a Top 14 game. Photo: Getty Images With larger bounties come larger amounts of mercenaries – and the Top 14 is no exception. As rugby trundles its way into the deeper realms of professionalism, the game has become an international affair. On Saturday players will come from each corner of the globe to play out the European final, but what affect will this have on the French national side? Have foreign imports dragged the French players to European finals? Or have ageing southern hemisphere stars deprived French youth of opportunity? Either way it’s likely 13 Frenchman will take to the field on Saturday – a considerable amount more than England (2), Wales (2), Scotland (0) and Ireland (0) put together.Clermont v Toulon, Twickenham, Sat 2 May, 5pm LINEOUTSPower player: Canada’s Jamie Cudmore on the charge for Clermont. Photo: Getty ImagesIf they do chose to kick downfield, Clermont will look to the well-oiled springs of Damien Chouly to steal opposition ball. No other player has pinched more lineouts in this year’s competition than the Frenchman (5), claiming two in his last appearance against Saracens.The battle in the engine room will be ferocious with the wizened old pairing of Ali Williams and Bakkies Botha pitted against the gargantuan Jamie Cudmore and Sébastien Vahaamahina. However, Bernard Laporte will be concerned with his locks’ discipline after Jocelino Suta and Botha were fortunate not to join Williams in the sin-bin during the semi-final. Unfortunately for Leinster both forwards went on to make a positive contribution to proceedings. Botha was impeccable in defence, not missing a tackle, and Suta took three lineout catches, although somehow escaping disciplinary action for choking Richardt Strauss.FOREIGN EXPLOITScenter_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Whatever the final score at Twickenham on Saturday history will have been written. Either Toulon will claim an unprecented third successive European title or Clermont will lose their tag of ‘the best team not to have won it’ by taking that final step to glory. Toulon are narrow favourites with the bookies but will it be one game too far for an ageing side? Or will Clermont choke at the last again, a la 2013? We look at some of the key statistics ahead of the European Champions Cup final…TURNOVERSOnce again nominated for European Player of the Year, Steffon Armitage’s influence at the breakdown remains tyrannical. Toulon lead the way in terms of turnovers in the Champions Cup with 78 – and almost 27% of those came from the clawing paws of Armitage. Benched for the semi-final against Leinster the back-row’s impact was immediate when he took to the field – wrestling Sean O’Brien to the ground and forcing a turnover after Jamie Heaslip and Devin Toner failed to budge the Englishman off the ball. At 5ft 9in and 16st 3lb, his squat stature and low centre of gravity means he is near enough immovable on the deck. An ‘exceptional circumstance’ perhaps?KICKINGLeigh Halfpenny‘s kicking accuracy has fallen on the tedious side of metronomic lately! The ‘other Jonny’ has slotted an amazing 87.8% of his 41 shots at goal this tournament, amassing 92 points, but has surely found a worthy adversary in the form of Brock James. The Clermont fly-half has not missed a kick from his 11 attempts off the tee while his punts and chips from hand were magnificent in gaining territory against Northampton and unlocking a resolute Saracens defence in the last round. James has battled his way to a starting berth after the promising early-season form of Camille Lopez but will hope one more noteworthy performance will be enough to erase the memory of 2013.On target: Leigh Halfpenny has been accurate from the kicking tee all season. Photo: Getty ImagesA TALE OF TWO FULL-BACKSWhile Halfpenny’s boot may lead Toulon to their third successive European crown, his running game has lacked a certain fizz. The full-back’s last try in the competition actually came against Toulon, over two years ago, while playing for the Cardiff Blues. With ball in hand Halfpenny has made four clean breaks, beaten six defenders and gained 228 metres. The statistics are worthy but by no means comparable to the open-field carnage performed by Nick Abendanon. Also in the running for European Player of the Year, Abendanon seems to have a monopoly on swerving and gliding related adjectives. And his performances, along with those of Armitage, continue to challenge England’s protectionist selection policy.last_img read more

The greatest hookers of all time: Raphael Ibanez

first_imgHe was named club captain but a series of concussions that autumn prompted Ibanez to retire in February 2009.Having done some coaching with Wasps Academy while he was still playing, Ibanez has made the move into management and took up the reins at Bordeaux-Begles in 2012. He was hotly tipped to get the France coach’s job last year before Guy Noves was named instead, but his time will surely come. Major teams: Dax, Perpignan, Castres, Saracens, WaspsCountry: France
Test span: 1996-2007France caps: 98 (75 starts)Test points: 40 (8T)He took over the France captaincy at the start of 1998 on just his third Test start and led les Blues to a Grand Slam that year. Three more Six Nations titles followed, while Ibanez also played in three World Cups, captaining his country at the 1999 and 2007 tournaments.He concedes he had a confidence crisis after his first World Cup when new coach Bernard Laporte, seeking cool-headed discipline in place of hot-headed passion, suggested Ibanez wasn’t the type of hooker he wanted.Ibanez got the message, not only assessing his mental approach but sharpening up in every technical area, as well as adding weight without any loss of mobility. In short, he became an even better player and if he hadn’t retired from Test rugby after RWC 2003 – only to return in 2005 – he would have exceeded a century of France caps. Only Fabien Pelous (111) and Philippe Sella (118) have more than him. TAGS: The Greatest Players Once the world’s most-capped hooker, Raphaël Ibanez lifted trophies at domestic, European and international level and was a popular and highly respected player and leader Raphael Ibanez on the charge LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Born in Dax in the Basques region in 1973, Ibanez grew up around bull fighting and rugby, as his father Jacques played hooker for the home-town club. Ibanez played for Dax from 1991-98, then had spells at Perpignan and Castres before crossing the Channel to join Saracens after the World Cup.In 2005 Ian McGeechan lured him to Wasps and Ibanez shared in some of the club’s greatest triumphs. There was none better than the 2007 Heineken Cup final, when Ibanez scored one try and made another through two brilliantly-worked lineout moves against Leicester.last_img read more

Montrose Duplex / Warren Techentin Architecture

first_imgSave this picture!© Nicholas Alan Cope+ 11 Share CopyAbout this officeWarren Techentin ArchitectureOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesUnited StatesPublished on November 11, 2011Cite: “Montrose Duplex / Warren Techentin Architecture” 11 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – RainfinityVinyl Walls3MArchitectural Finishes DI-NOC in Ned Ludd Public HousePartitionsSkyfoldMarkerboard Finish for Folding WallsBedroom furnitureFlexformMirror – EgonWaterproofing/SealantsEffisusPre-Fab System – Ecofacade Pre-fab TrueSealConcreteKrytonConcrete Hardening – Hard-CemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight Skylights in ExperimentariumBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXRoller Shades – Arion Large SizedWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealSunscreen – Terracotta BaguettesWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT BauBucheLightingLumenpulseLED Projector Lumenbeam GrandeMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?蒙特罗斯复式住宅/ Warren Techentin Architecture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 Montrose Duplex / Warren Techentin Architecture United States ArchDaily Photographs:  Nicholas Alan CopeText description provided by the architects. Beginning as a garage that housed the client’s electric vehicle and its charger, the project grew to encompass the addition of a new 484 square foot loft unit above it to adequately encompass programmatic needs and zoning potentials. The clients asked for a building that would embrace concepts of green design. Numerous strategies were integrated toward this end, including solar panels, non-toxic materials, shaded wall and roof surfaces, renewable materials, the elimination of gas as an energy source, the development of stack effects, and increased insulation. The structure is compact – squeezed into the remaining space of the lot – and the form of it is manipulated by the site forces imposed on the space – such as a large tree and tight parking back-ups – which required the structure to twist, fold, and stretch as it rises to maximize solar efficiency. Text provided by WTARCH.Save this picture!© Nicholas Alan CopeProject gallerySee allShow lessInternship Fair at Auburn University’s Architecture SchoolArticles’From Off to On’ Installation / holdUPArticles Share “COPY” Houses Montrose Duplex / Warren Techentin ArchitectureSave this projectSaveMontrose Duplex / Warren Techentin Architecture CopyHouses•United States ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/182270/montrose-duplex-wtarch Clipboard “COPY” Architects: Warren Techentin Architecture Photographs Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/182270/montrose-duplex-wtarch Clipboardlast_img read more

Black Friday round up: alternatives supporting charities & good causes

first_imgFellow #LouthChat legends (yes, I’m referring to myself as a legend, since no one else will) @GNLarder are doing good this ‘Black Friday’ by giving a huge % of online sales to @SimonCommunity instead of discounts to us Mere mortals.Shop herehttps://t.co/MQROgiX96P pic.twitter.com/hM9DVCuupU— Big Sigh Media – Simon (@BigSighMedia) November 23, 2020Great Northern Larder is donating 20% of every order placed on its site between now and Black Friday to Dundalk Simon Community. The House of Baukjen is donating all profits from its Baukjen and Isabella Oliver brands from Black Friday through to Cyber Monday to charity. Centrepoint, the Trussell Trust, Papyrus and the Princes Trust will each benefit from one day of sales from both the Baukjen and Isabella Oliver websites. Sustainable footwear company AllBirds will raise its prices on Black Friday, increasing all prices across its website by £1. Each extra dollar, along with another dollar matched by the company, will be donated to Fridays For Future. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Black Friday Cycling clothing brand Rapha is not holding a Black Friday sale but asking people to join the Rapha Foundation’s riding challenge to ride one million kilometres and help it donate 1,000 bikes to those who need them. The challenge will take place on Friday, 27 November and will be hosted on Strava. People are asked to sign up to the challenge to ensure their kilometres are added to the global total. For every 1,000km covered, Rapha will donate a bicycle to World Bicycle Relief. It will donate £120,000 in total: enough to provide 1,000 bicycles. Main image: Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels No Black Friday Here. Instead, until Monday 30th November we will be giving 5% of our sales to two organisations @theriverstrust and @fareshareuk. The Rivers Trust are dedicated to protecting and improving river environments for the benefit of people and wildlife #greenfriday pic.twitter.com/PF1Ig7G2tc— Sea & Stream – Outdoor swimming shop (@dipseaandstream) November 24, 2020Sea & Stream will be donating 5% of its sales over the weekend to two organisations – The Rivers Trust, and FareShare. Black Friday round up: alternatives supporting charities & good causes I will work to reduce my environmental footprint by buying less and by buying sustainably It’s true we’re making Black Friday Blue. pic.twitter.com/sexL8dtBbg— Ocean Bottle (@theoceanbottle) November 25, 2020Ocean Bottle is releasing a pledge for people to commit to conscious consumption. The brand will also not be advertising, and will be donating 100% of profits from the Blue Friday weekend to The Wave Project.Every sale made over the weekend will have to agree to at least one term:  224 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Make the Black Friday deals by using @amazonsmile & @easyuk when you shop online – every time you do (and nominate us as your charity) we get a donation – at no cost to you – simple!Find out more about these & other ways to support us while you shop at https://t.co/IMzLexb7AI pic.twitter.com/AOfPwdFUq0— Cornwall Hospice 〓〓 (@Cornwallhospice) November 24, 2020A number of charities are reminding people to shop through AmazonSmile and Easyfundraising, and raise donations for them that way, including Cornwall Hospice. I will use it to actively combat single use plastic With our high street shops in England temporarily closed, we’re calling on the nation to support us by donating any goods they are replacing in the Black Friday sales. https://t.co/ZxDCMCd1B9— BHF (@TheBHF) November 10, 2020With its high street shops in England temporarily closed, BHF is calling on the nation to support it by donating any goods they are replacing in the Black Friday sales, via its freepost donation service. This Friday is Black Friday – the start of the year’s big shopping weekend, which ends with Cyber Monday, neatly followed by Giving Tuesday. Not all companies are going big on the discounts though – a growing number are supporting charities and good causes. Here’s a round up of some of them. Do good while feeling great this #BlackFriday. For every ChattyFeet product sold, we’ll donate 20% to @crisis_uk. Find out more: https://t.co/9eUuesJtnh … #DoGood #Charity pic.twitter.com/HzNX4EC9Hi— ChattyFeet (@ChattyFeet) November 26, 2020ChattyFeet is donating 20% of product sales generated via its website on Black Friday to charity, an initiative it has carried out since 2015. This year it is supporting Crisis, to whom it also donated 2,000 pairs of socks earlier this  year as the country entered lockdown. The initiative covers all the fun designs on its website.center_img What do you get someone who has everything? Stop them in their tracks with statement shearling and classic leather jackets that are bound to be a big hit this Christmas.Discover the Mustang Jacket: https://t.co/wvyht339a4 pic.twitter.com/yko0RjoR3L— Belstaff (@Belstaff) November 23, 2020British heritage brand Belstaff will donate 10% of all full-price sales over the Black Friday weekend to The Big Issue Foundation. Earlier in the year, its spring promotion of buy-one-give-one saw Belstaff give 350 jackets to Big Issue vendors across the UK. It also nominated the charity to receive its parent company’s Community Fund, with a donation of £10,000 pounds made in June. Calling all shoppers!? Get ready because Black Friday is coming SOON. What’s your favourite product you’re excited to get in our sale? Reply below?⁣Check out our website: https://t.co/JCt6pN93vZ pic.twitter.com/5yr0lnmNEu— L’OCCITANE UK (@LOCCITANE_UK) November 24, 2020L’Occitane is offering 20% off all online purchases and has also teamed up with PUR Projet, which works with companies to regenerate ecosystems. £1 from every hand cream sold over the Black Friday weekend will be donated to the cause, to help raise funds for its agroforestry tree planting initiative in the UK. Submerge your whirring thoughts by taking a warm bath filled with double the organic essential oils, found in our fresh Eucalyptus & Peppermint BeYou Bath Bomb ?#vegan #BathBombs #BeYou #TeamBeyou #CelebratingIndividualityTogether #BeYounited pic.twitter.com/BLpvF5aJeV— BeYou. (@BeYouPeriod) November 20, 2020BeYou, the natural feminine care brand will be donating all profits made from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, to the Sakhi Project, an initiative which focuses on educating women and men on the importance of menstrual health in local Indian communities. Melanie May | 25 November 2020 | News ? Who’s picked their outfit for Bright Friday?! ? ?ACAI is partnering with Women in Sport to empower women to get outdoors and prioritise their mental and physical wellbeing by spending time in Mother Nature ?Join our movement ? https://t.co/58gtPFGPm3 pic.twitter.com/LeykBCuUpj— ACAI Outdoorwear (@ACAIOutdoorwear) November 22, 2020ACAI Outdoorwear is supporting Women in Sport and making Black Friday Bright. During their Bright Friday weekend, they will be working together to help empower women to spend time outdoors, and are asking people to help flood social media with positivity and colour by pulling on their brightest piece of clothing, getting outdoors, sharing a selfie with the hashtag #BrightFriday and making a donation.  ACAI Outdoorwear will also be pledging 10% of all sales made over the four-day weekend starting on Bright Friday to Women in Sport. The story of our Green Friday collaboration with @cumbriawildlife that will see us donating to their carbon reduction projects ? https://t.co/Zg3oYMvkCS#GreenFriday #GetAGrip pic.twitter.com/BECKz6THSh— inov-8 (@inov_8) November 20, 2020Inov-8 is promising to donate 5% of all Black Friday sales towards planting trees. The Lake District based brand, which specialises in running, hiking and fitness gear, has teamed up with Cumbria Wildlife Trust. The money donated will be spent on the trust’s carbon reduction projects, which include planting trees and restoring peatbogs. “Simple, achievable acts can add up to make a great difference.” ?In the run up to #BlackFriday and beyond, we will be DONATING £10 from the sale of our frames to support our friends at @2minbeachclean .Lets turn Black Friday green. Support #GreenFriday#sustainablefashion pic.twitter.com/j05L2F8zl3— Coral Eyewear (@CoralEyewear) November 20, 2020Coral Eyewear, which makes its products from recycled plastic and rescued fishing nets, is donating £10 from frames sales to #2MinuteBeachClean in the run up to the weekend, and on Black Friday, it will be using its platform to talk about Green Friday and support brands who are also reducing their environmental impact. I will use it until the day it leaks like a sieve, has bruises all over it and needs to be repaired or recycled About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. I really need this product Will you help us make our planet better on #GreenFriday?Head to https://t.co/dx71W5ioin between 27 – 29 Nov, place an order and we will plant a ? tree for you!You might even get an extra special treat ?…#Rointe #SmartHeating #ShopOnline #Comfort #Warmth #Reforestation pic.twitter.com/9WAyrebPDf— Rointe UK (@RointeUK) November 23, 2020Rointe UK will plant a tree for every order placed over the weekend. For every jewel sold over Black Friday weekend (Thursday 26th November – Tuesday 1st December), we’re donating 20% of the proceeds to The Water Project. Learn more: https://t.co/0qOj3VXXJn pic.twitter.com/pVhYXJuATh— Lebrusan Studio (@LebrusanStudio) November 16, 2020Instead of offering a discount over the sale weekend, Brighton- and London-based jewellery brand Lebrusan Studio is raising money for The Water Project, a charity that focuses on providing clean water in sub-Saharan Africa and to which Lebrusan Studio has donated since 2015. For every jewel sold between 25 November and 1 December, the jeweller will donate 20% of proceeds. As everything is a little different this year we want to remember the important things in https://t.co/6N1Lje0ySN this years Black Friday is about giving back-we will be making a donation to the @nhscharitiestogether and 10% of profits too! pic.twitter.com/h0rTlGPA3Z— Simply Skin UK (@simplyskinuk) November 24, 2020Simply Skin is donating 10% of profits from all purchases to NHS Charities Together, and making a donation itself. Are you getting ready to bag a few bargains this #BlackFriday?By registering at ?ps://buff.ly/2J2qgdu before shopping at Amazon, Ebay & most online stores, @GivingMachineUK will donate to us on the back of your purchases = FREE DONATIONS to our charity!#PleaseSha… pic.twitter.com/cAbbdEnnE1— Nicola Corry Support Foundation (@NicolaCorrySF) November 24, 2020Other charities, such as the Nicola Corry Support Foundation, are encouraging people to sign up to The Giving Machine. Forget Black Friday, we’re all about #GreenFriday. We have lots of ways you can enjoy the #RibbleCatchment for free including, our circular River Walks, geocaching & our #AYearOnTheRibble photography stands.https://t.co/yf6ECGKH4bhttps://t.co/UMCYLiVLAXhttps://t.co/X0bkLP8e0F pic.twitter.com/dwh2eE0wXa— Ribble Rivers Trust (@RibbleTrust) November 21, 2020Ribble Rivers Trust is encouraging people to ignore Black Friday, and spend some time outdoors, enjoying the area through activities including river walks and geocaching.last_img read more

AFBF Objects to Inflammatory Attacks in Privacy Suit

first_img SHARE Previous articleCountryMark Donates $25,000 to Purdue School of Chemical EngineeringNext articleTodd Janzen: The Drones Are Coming! But, Not So Fast Gary Truitt The American Farm Bureau Federation today responded to the inflammatory tactics of three environmental activist organizations who have asked to intervene in AFBF’s recent privacy lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency. AFBF’s suit in federal court in Minnesota seeks to protect farmers’ and ranchers’ personal information from disclosure by EPA under the Freedom of Information Act. AFBF filed suit in July to stop EPA from publicly releasing personal information about hundreds of individual farmers and ranchers and their families. The organization is asking the court to clarify EPA’s obligation to keep personal information about citizens private when responding to Freedom of Information Act requests. The protection of information such as farmers’ and ranchers’ names, home addresses and GPS coordinates, phone numbers and email addresses is at stake. Home Indiana Agriculture News AFBF Objects to Inflammatory Attacks in Privacy Suit Facebook Twitter “Instead of addressing important issues of whether farmers and ranchers are entitled to the same privacy protections for their homes that other citizens enjoy, these groups are trying to make this case into a referendum on whether livestock and poultry farmers are adequately regulated under the Clean Water Act,” said AFBF President Bob Stallman. “Their brief is filled with exaggeration and fabrication about how livestock and poultry farmers operate their farms and how they are regulated. Those statements have nothing to do with this case and are purely an effort to vilify family farmers in the court and in the press.”center_img AFBF Objects to Inflammatory Attacks in Privacy Suit By Gary Truitt – Sep 13, 2013 SHARE Facebook Twitter While AFBF did not oppose the groups’ request to intervene in the case, it filed a response objecting to the false accusations about poultry and livestock farmers. AFBF also objected to the groups’ efforts to detract the court’s attention from the important privacy questions presented in the case.last_img read more

Radio Dabanga contributor freed, all charges dropped

first_imgNews Organisation December 13, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Radio Dabanga contributor freed, all charges dropped Follow the news on Sudan RSF_en Help by sharing this information —–29.08.2011 – Call for release of all imprisoned journalists in wake of president’s announcementReporters Without Borders welcomes President Omar Al-Bashir’s announcement during a meeting with journalists on 27 August that he intends to free all the journalists imprisoned in Sudan, but it calls for this decision to also include media workers and for it to be carried out without delay.The announcement was followed yesterday by the release of Gafar Alsabki Ibrahim, a journalist with the Arabic-language daily Al-Sahafa, who had been detained since 3 November 2010. But Abdelrahman Adam, a contributor to Radio Dabanga held since 30 October 2010, was not freed. Three other persons who are accused of working for this station – which they deny – are also detained.“Gafar Alsabki’s release is obviously good news but the authorities must also free Radio Dabanga’s contributor and must go further by dropping all the charges against him,” Reporters Without Borders said.“We should also not forget that the past few weeks have been marked by confiscations of newspapers and a return to prior censorship, measures that violate media freedom. If Sudan wants to be seen as a country that respects freedom of expression, it really must put a stop to such practices.”Broadcasting on the short wave from the Netherlands, Radio Dabanga is the only station that specializes in covering the situation in Darfur. As it is not legally recognized by the Sudanese authorities, its contributor in Sudan lack a press card and official recognition of his status as a journalist.Adam and the three other detainees who deny being Radio Dabanga employees are accused of divulging state secrets, undermining the constitutional system, calling for resistance and inciting sedition under articles 24, 25, 26, 53 and 50 of the 1991 criminal code and articles 18, 42 and 44 of the 2001 communications law. The article 50 violation carries the death penalty. SudanAfrica April 10, 2020 Find out more SudanAfrica Covid-19 in Africa: RSF joins a coalition of civil society organizations to demand the release of imprisoned journalists on the continent to go further News News April 6, 2020 Find out more Sudan : Press freedom still in transition a year after Omar al-Bashir’s removal News Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that human rights activist and Radio Dabanga contributor Abdelrahman Adam has been freed after more than a year in detention and all charges have been dropped. He had been facing a possible life sentence on charges of spying and “plotting against the state.”According to the Dutch NGO Free Press Unlimited, these charges were dropped on 4 December but he was still facing a possible three-year sentence on lesser charges of “spreading lies” and “endangering public security and order.” The lesser charges were finally also dropped on 13 December on the justice ministry’s orders. Coronavirus infects press freedom in Africa Receive email alerts March 29, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Limerick gets new Judge

first_imgTwitter Print Facebook Previous articleMan arrested for Garda shootingNext articleCork man to stand trial over fatal Limerick accident Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement Linkedincenter_img WhatsApp Andrew [email protected] up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A NEW judge to preside over cases has been permanently appointed to Limerick District Court.Cork native Judge Marian O’Leary has been assigned to sit in the Limerick District following the elevation of Judge Eugene O’Kelly to the Circuit Court at the end of last year.59-year-old Judge O’Leary, a former nurse from Kanturk, Co Cork, practiced as a solicitor in Cork after she was appointed in September 1995Having specialised in family law, civil litigation, conveyancing and probate, Judge O’Leary made her declaration as a District Court judge last May before her appointment to Limerick this week.At a sitting of the court this Wednesday, Judge O’Leary was welcomed to the district by local practitioners and senior Gardai. NewsCrime & CourtLimerick gets new JudgeBy Staff Reporter – February 4, 2015 3018 Emaillast_img read more

Champions Cup Permutations: How can Munster progress

first_imgWhatsApp Email After their Round 5 defeat to Racing in the Champions Cup yesterday, Munster’s chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the competition seem all but lost.While qualifying is out of their hands, and certainly very slim, there is a way that Munster can still advance.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Eight teams progress to the knockout stages with those being the five pool winners and the three best runners up.Heineken Champions Cup Round 5, La Defense Arena, Paris, France 12/1/2020 Racing 92 vs Munster Munster’s Andrew Conway scores a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy SticklandFour of the five group winners have already been determined with Leinster, Exeter, Racing and Toulose all guaranteed top spot in their pool.Ulster and Clermont will occupy the top two places in Pool 3 regardless of this weekend’s results with both guaranteed to go through.That leaves two places left in the last eight, one that Munster could secure.What Munster have to do?For Johann van Graan’s side, the task is a simple one in theory, a bonus point win over the Ospreys in Thomond Park next week is a must.A five pointer here would bring them to 16 points overall, one behind Ulster’s current total of 17.Heineken Champions Cup Round 1, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, UK 16/11/2019 Ospreys vs Munster Munster’s Keith Earls scores a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan SheridanWhat other results need to happen?Heading into the final round Munster find themselves in third place on 11 points.Every other team in second place all have a a superior points total but if results go the Provinces way they could usurp them all.Saracens, who are in Munster’s group, have 14 points and play already qualified Racing in their final game.Heineken Champions Cup Round 3, Thomond Park, Limerick, Co. Limerick 7/12/2019 Munster vs Saracens Munster’s Peter O’Mahony and Maro Itoje of Saracens during a maul Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Gary CarrGloucester and Northampton Saints both also have 14 points at this stage of the competition.Glasgow Warriors also lie ahead of Munster in the standings with 12 points.If Munster are to progress then they will need to secure the bonus points and hope that three of those teams lose their final games if they are to progress as one of the three best runners up.It’s certainly unlikely but not impossible.Champions Cup Round Six FixturesMunster v OspreysSaracens v Racing 92Nothampton Chiefs v LyonGloucester v TouloseGlasgow Warriors v Sale SharksThe post Champions Cup Permutations: How can Munster progress appeared first on Sporting Limerick. TAGSChampions CupKeeping Limerick PostedlimerickLimerick PostMunsterMunster.RugbyRugbySporting limerick Previous articleDiffering outcomes for Limerick colleges in Fitzgibbon Cup openersNext articleFour men and boy arrested in connection with “weapons” probe as Gardaí and Defence Force members search area of wasteland Jack Neville Twitter Donal Ryan names Limerick Ladies Football team for League opener Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live center_img WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Print Advertisement RugbyMunsterNewsSportChampions Cup Permutations: How can Munster progressBy Jack Neville – January 14, 2020 571 Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Linkedin Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clash RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more