first_img State Street, one of the world’s largest institutional investors, reported a 19 per cent rise in first-quarter operating profit as improved financial markets and acquisitions boosted revenue.The firm, which provides services such as record-keeping for mutual and hedge funds, said excluding special items, profits rose to $444m (£273m), up from $371m a year earlier.Operating revenue climbed 10.1 per cent to $2.3bn.Its revenues in the quarter were boosted by several acquisitions, including the assets management business from Bank of Ireland, which the company said was off to a good start. Assets under management (AUM) rose 7.7 per cent from last year to $2.1 trillion, rising five per cent from the final quarter of 2010, with investment management fees surging at the firm’s State Street Global Advisors unit.Late last year the company took a charge to reposition its portfolio and cut jobs. Tags: NULL Share KCS-content whatsapp Surge in State Street earnings put down to acquisition drive whatsappcenter_img Tuesday 19 April 2011 9:03 pm 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 WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comLoan Insurance WealthCatherine Bell’s New Girlfriend Might Look Familiar To YouLoan Insurance WealthDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definitionlast_img read more

first_imgLasaco Assurance Plc (LASACO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Lasaco Assurance Plc (LASACO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Lasaco Assurance Plc (LASACO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Lasaco Assurance Plc (LASACO.ng)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileLasaco Assurance Plc is a composite insurance and financial services company in Nigeria licensed to underwrite business in major sectors of the economy. This includes the heavy engineering, construction, banking and finance, manufacturing, agriculture and tourism sectors. Lasaco Assurance Plc’s business portfolio includes leadership and a significant stake in key federal and state government insurance businesses, multinational and private companies. The company also offers life cover to high-tech, capital intensive and special risk sectors such as oil and gas and aerospace. Lasaco Assurance Plc has business interests in property development and management as well as shareholdings in numerous blue chip enterprises. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Lasaco Assurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

first_imgThe Bath and England flanker gives his top tips on tackle technique Collapse Expand Star turn: Sam Underhill was a standout performer at RWC 2019 (Getty Images) Jake Polledri on how to be a top ball-carrier The leg drive“Show intent to win the collision. Lots of people go for big hits but don’t chase their feet. Big shoulder contacts can look awesome but it doesn’t mean it’s a good tackle;
 you need good leg drive to finish off the tackle. Ultimately you want to finish on top of them so you
 can get back into the game quicker than they can.”This article originally appeared in the April 2018 edition of Rugby World magazine. Cory Hill: How to catch in a lineout Sarah Hunter: How to control the ball at No 8 Sarah Hunter: How to control the ball at No 8 Expand LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Jake Polledri, the formidable Gloucester and Italy ball-carrier,… The England Women’s captain gives her tips for… The Wales lock gives his tips for getting… Jake Polledri on how to be a top ball-carrier Cory Hill: How to catch in a lineout Sam Underhill: How to make a perfect tackleEver since he became a regular in the Ospreys team, Sam Underhill has caught the eye with his uncompromising tackles. He has taken that strength of his game to Bath and England, and was one of his country’s star performers at the 2019 World Cup when he performed such an effective partnership on the flanks with Tom Curry.Here he explains how to make a perfect tackle…The height“Stay as tall as you can for as long as you can – and pick an appropriate tackle height. If you drop your body height too early, the ball-carrier can move quicker than you; by staying tall you can move laterally and forward better, so have more time to react.”The feet“Make sure your feet are close to the ball-carrier and your lead foot should be the same as your lead shoulder – if you want to use your right shoulder, your right foot should be closest to the carrier. If your feet are too far away, you can’t generate force with a leg drive.”The head “Get your head on the right side and close to their body. Your body tends to follow your head; if your head is loose it’s easier for them to knock you away with a hand-off.”MORE SKILLS ADVICE… Every month Rugby World features advice from professional players and coaches on specific skills. Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

first_imgArchDaily “COPY” Chile Leyda House / Alfredo González Briceño + Ignacio Rojas HirigoyenSave this projectSaveLeyda House / Alfredo González Briceño + Ignacio Rojas Hirigoyen CopyAbout this officeAlfredo González BriceñoOfficeFollowIgnacio Rojas HirigoyenOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLeydaChilePublished on December 11, 2016Cite: “Leyda House / Alfredo González Briceño + Ignacio Rojas Hirigoyen” [Casa Leyda / Alfredo González Briceño + Ignacio Rojas Hirigoyen] 11 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Architects: Alfredo González Briceño, Ignacio Rojas Hirigoyen Area Area of this architecture project CopyHouses•Leyda, Chile Leyda House / Alfredo González Briceño + Ignacio Rojas Hirigoyen Housescenter_img Area:  82 m² Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Dynal, Maderas El CaneloCity:LeydaCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Rodrigo DazaText description provided by the architects. Leyda Valley is located on the west side of Chile’s central coastal mountain range. About 7 km. from the Pacific Ocean sea side. 95 km. to the west of Santiago.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaThe Leyda Valley is reknowned because of it’s proximity to the coast, in the area there is an important development of viticulture. Because of their vicinity to the sea, their varieties are very special. From the other side, by the coast, there’s an expansion of large areas for shipping containers; they are unloaded at San Antonio’s Port, this activity is pushing the city limit towards the East.Leyda raises as a frontier between this two situations.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaWe were commissioned to design a weekend house, on top of a group of hills, within a large countryside lot. We were asked to take special care, with an emphasis on austerity, a very low-budget was mandatory. Save this picture!Floor PlanOn the other hand, we found ourselves in this border situation between two kinds of activities, this seemed to us a project trigger.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaWe had exceptional panoramic views towards the vineyards located to the Southeast. By contrast, there’s an expansion of the industrial quarters, from the coast, displacing rural houses. For this side, we wanted a hermetic project, but this would at the same time make it difficult to get the best Northwest sunlight.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaAs a first approach we tried to synthesize the project as a simple volume that we took from the ephemeral shelters used on the nearby strawberry crops. These kind of shelters can be found across the land from here down to the east side of Rapel Lake. We saw on these light constructions a very strong formal guide, with a very impressive visual value, on how this low-cost countryside house could be solved. A synthetic form, solves all economic issues by its lack of particularities. That’s how the equation between views / sun light became an opportunity, and its solution gave identity to the project.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaWe solved the program in a very simple way. At the ends, the bedrooms, each one with its own bathroom, at the middle, the living and dining areas. In opposition to the usual orientation on this geographic location, we designed the house facing to the South, giving protagonism to the views towards the vineyards, which spread like blankets, over the valley with the coastal mountain range on the background. We injected light from the North through openings in the roof, that’s how we achieved a space that looks toward the landscape with a gentle sunbath from its rear side.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaIn terms of materiality, this house was structured with traditional timber frames. As a cladding we used an asphaltic membrane that is elastic and continuous. The volume was thought as monolithic block without any recognizable parts. There are no eaves, no rain gutters, no seams or joint lines of any kind; this is how we generated a synthesis of the expression. Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaThis block was worked as a solid, a bar that in its sheer simplicity reached the economy required by the clients brief. Mass was subtracted and moved vertically through the volume, this operation generated the openings that solve the views, the natural lighting and the general implications suggested by the surroundings and the location. The synthesis of all of this aspects, formally determine the project.Save this picture!© Rodrigo DazaProject gallerySee allShow less”Ice Breakers” Exhibition to Bring Wintertime Art Installations to Toronto’s WaterfrontExhibitionFilm “The Architect” Satirizes the Profession with Egocentric ProtagonistArchitecture News Share “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801062/leyda-house-alfredo-gonzalez-briceno-plus-ignacio-rojas-hirigoyen Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/801062/leyda-house-alfredo-gonzalez-briceno-plus-ignacio-rojas-hirigoyen Clipboard Projects Save this picture!© Rodrigo Daza+ 15 Sharelast_img read more

first_img One of the UK’s leading children’s charities, the British Association for Adoption & Fostering has an added reason to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year after being awarded a £100,000 grant from Ladbrokes in the Community Charitable Trust.BAAF, which provides services and helps to find families for hundreds of Britain’s most vulnerable children and young people each year, is marking a significant milestone since its humble beginnings in 1980 with a variety of events and fundraising opportunities. Amongst them, a London to Paris sponsored bike ride, which it is hoped will generate significant interest and which Ladbrokes will be encouraging its staff to participate in. The £100,000 grant, one of the largest given by Ladbrokes in the Community Charitable Trust (LICCT), helps to support BAAF in this important year and beyond.LICCT is linked to betting and gaming company Ladbrokes and looks to give grants to charities, particularly those that provide sports or leisure to the disabled or disadvantaged. It has given a massive £4.1m to charity since its creation in 2003.Diane Gault, Fundraising Director for BAAF commented:“We are absolutely delighted with the grant from LICCT, which makes a massive difference to a huge number of disadvantaged children throughout the UK. We are a charity that relies on the kindness of others to enable us to continue to provide important services such as finding families for children and advising prospective adopters and foster parents.”Richard Royal, Head of Public Affairs at Ladbrokes said:“Ladbrokes is well known as a provider of entertainment and leisure activities that many people enjoy but its wider impact can often be overlooked. Many of our shops act as community hubs and we do an awful lot of charitable and community work, supporting hundreds of charities throughout the UK, employing 14,000 people and making a massive contribution to the economy.“I am touched by the amazing work that BAAF does and am delighted to present them with this grant which I know will make a massive difference to thousands of adults and children for years to come.”– ENDS –For more information please contact:Richard Royal, Head of Public Affairs at Ladbrokes, on [email protected] or 07774735994. Website: www.ladbrokesplc.comDiane Gault, Fundraising Director at BAAF, on [email protected] or 020 7421 2628. Website: www.baaf.org.uk Adoption & fostering charity marks 30th Anniversary with giant Ladbrokes grant Tagged with: Funding AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 26 April 2010 | News 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

first_img  67 total views,  1 views today Next public Charity Commission meeting to take place in York 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. Advertisement Tagged with: Charity Commission Digital trustees  68 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 The Charity Commission is holding a public meeting in York at the end of March, focusing on the work it does to support charities.The meeting will take place on 30th March at York CVS, and is aimed at providing charity trustees, employees and advisers with best practice guidance and encouraging good governance.It will include how to engage with the Charity Commission digitally, as well as updates on its key guidance for trustees and on lessons that can be learned from its casework. There will also be an update on the Commission’s activities and an opportunity to ask questions before the meeting concludes.Chair of the Commission William Shawcross will open and chair the meeting, followed by a range of presentations from senior staff including the chief operating officer, David Holdsworth. The keynote speech will be delivered by Julia Unwin CBE, chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Future of Civil Society and former chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF).Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis with a maximum of two attendees per organisation. Registration is through Eventbrite. Melanie May | 9 March 2017 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2last_img read more

first_imgThrough innovation, technology and hard work, American family farmers like the Lamoreuxs and McCauleys have become the most productive farmers the world has ever seen. They are achieving this remarkable productivity with fewer resources and while making great progress in protecting the environment. The Corn Farmers Coalition is a unique alliance that is education focused and steers clear of specific policy issues. It is also funded exclusively by farmers with corn checkoff dollars. Click here for more information.Source: NCGA Home CROPS CFC Brings Story of Modern Corn Farming Back to Washington Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter The Corn Farmers Coalition is back in Washington to continue its mission of telling the story of the revolution going on in modern farming and the significant role family farmers have in this success.  After a brief absence, large format ads featuring real farm families and fact-based messages about America’s largest crop will return to the nation’s capital. The ads will be seen in ten metro stations throughout the city starting Monday. “The focus of the CFC campaign is to educate decision makers and those who influence them by assuring a better awareness of agriculture and the positive changes being embraced by farmers,” said Lou Lamoreux, a Lanark, Ill., farmer whose family is featured in the campaign. “The idea is to build a foundation of knowledge related to growing productivity trends and environmental improvements and that’s still relevant even in light of the current drought.” Previous articleDow AgroSciences Launches POWERCORE™Next articleCourt Supports EPA Decision on E15 Gary Truitt The Corn Farmers Coalition helps to amplify this message and put a face on family farmers with images that are easy to consume and understand. The messages ring true and come from such relevant and trusted sources as the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency. The lighted dioramas will be located on the passenger boarding areas in Forest Glenn, Cleveland Park, Eisenhower, Glenmont, Ballston, Van Ness, Princes Georges Plaza, Shady Grove, Pentagon City and Gallery Place metro stations. “I think there is a growing awareness that family farmers do exist, and that the generations of knowledge we represent are a valuable national resource.” said Ken McCauley, a farmers from White Cloud, Kan. “Just in the last ten years, we’ve grown nine of the largest crops in history. Even this year, when farmers are suffering from widespread drought, we are on track to harvest the 8th largest crop in history.” SHARE By Gary Truitt – Aug 17, 2012 CFC Brings Story of Modern Corn Farming Back to Washington SHARElast_img read more

first_imgNews Coronavirus “information heroes” – journalism that saves lives Help by sharing this information to go further Receive email alerts News “The Bahraini authorities continue to abuse the most elementary human rights and are becoming more and more repressive in their treatment of news and information providers ,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire.“Despite a major international campaign for Ahmed Humaidan’s release, the Bahraini regime has chosen to turn a deaf ear and to continue silencing the witnesses of its brutal crackdown.”Humaidan was part of a group of 32 people who were charged with attacking a police station in Sitra on 8 April 2012 with Molotov cocktails, starting a fire that injured a police officer.The appeal court yesterday upheld the sentences of 29 of the defendants, including Humaidan, a judicial source said.Humaidan, who is on the Reporters Without Borders list of “100 information heroes” was given the National Press Club’s Press Freedom Award “in absentia” in Washington on 30 July.Several human rights NGOs, including Reporters Without Borders, used the occasion to reiterate their calls for the release of Humaidan, who has won a total of 143 international awards.Humaidan is one of the 12 Bahraini news and information providers currently detained in Bahrain for whom Reporters Without Borders launched a campaign for their release on 21 August. The youngest is only 15.Ever since the start off a wave of protests in 2011, photographers and cameraman have been high on the list of government targets in Bahrain, which is ranked 163rd out of 180 countries in the 2014 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index. BahrainMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en Follow the news on Bahrain German spyware company FinFisher searched by public prosecutors March 17, 2021 Find out more September 1, 2014 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Court upholds ten-year sentence for award-winning photographer Reporters Without Borders is shocked that a Manama appeal court yesterday upheld the ten-year jail sentence that the internationally renowned young photo-journalist Ahmed Humaidan received on 26 March in connection with an attack on a police station in 2012. Tenth anniversary of Bahraini blogger’s arrest News Organisation October 14, 2020 Find out more BahrainMiddle East – North Africa News June 15, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter By News Highland – December 21, 2009 Pinterest News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook Previous articleSchool closure listNext articleMany schools closed as cold snap continues News Highland Call for safety review on Letterkenny’s Circular Road 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Safety on the Circular Road needs to be urgently addressed according to Letterkenny councillor Jimmy Kavanagh.He says following a serious accident on Saturday evening, in which a pedestrian was knocked down, it is time to urgently address the issue of safety on what is one of Letterkenny’s busiest roads. Cllr Kavanagh says Saturday night’s incident was the second accident in just over a week on the same stretch of road, which has a huge volume of traffic and is prone to speeding.He now wants the current safety measures on the road to be reassessed.center_img Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Google+ Google+ WhatsApp WhatsApp Facebooklast_img read more

first_img The Manager of the Donegal Donkey Sanctuary has described the condition of a Donkey discovered in Fanad as one of the worst cases of cruelty he has ever seen.Following a tip-off, the weakened animal was found barely conscious and lying in 18 inches of slurry in a derelict building in the townland of Arraheera.The animal was taken away and seen by a vet, however it died a short time later.A Garda investigation has been launched with the manager of the DDS, Danny Curran urging anyone with any information to pass it on to gardai:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/dds1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleRoads blocked, power and phone lines down as storm rips through DonegalNext articleESB says work is ongoing to return power to homes affected by storms News Highland Twitter Google+ WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Pinterestcenter_img Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire WhatsApp DDS describe donkey’s death as a terrible act of cruelty Newsx Adverts Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th By News Highland – January 3, 2012 Pinterest Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal last_img read more