General Election 2015: How does Martin Freeman stack up in celebrity political Top Trumps

first_img Jeff Misenti Show Comments ▼ Tags: General Election 2015 whatsapp Tuesday 31 March 2015 4:04 amcenter_img Share One the hallmarks of both UK and US elections is that each party wheels out their celebrity backers to add a bit of glamour to the men in grey suits.Yesterday, Martin Freeman – star of Sherlock, The Hobbit and a host of other hits – explained why he supports Labour. Freeman is far from the first celeb to try and use the media to give their party a helping hand. So how did he measure up to his thespian counterparts, both on his own side and those on the other side of the political spectrum?Martin Freeman, Labour – 8/10Freeman’s performance was confident – avoiding the temptation to angrily slam one’s opponents while trumpeting your own party’s moral superiority can make for a good ad.John Cleese, Liberal Democrats – 5/10A golden oldie was John Cleese’s appearance supporting former Lib Dem leader Paddy Ashdown. While Cleese is a familiar face on British television and much beloved for his roles in Faulty Towers and Monty Python, it may not be the best strategy to begin the broadcast telling the voter how confused you and your party are.Michael Caine, Conservatives – 8/10The Tories have always had a problem getting the luvvie vote, but in 2010 legendary actor Michael Cain was happy to endorse David Cameron’s plan for a National Citizens Service. Cain spoke movingly of his background and how more needed to be done to improve opportunities for young people.Eddie Izzard, Labour – 6/10Labour stalwart Eddie Izzard also made an appearance at the last election to try and persuade the public to stick with Gordon Brown. A couple of funny gags managed to worm their way in, but banging on about Thatcher didn’t quite cut it 20 years after she left office. whatsapp General Election 2015: How does Martin Freeman stack up in celebrity political Top Trumps last_img read more

News / Fraport: ‘we will exhaust all other possibilities’, but some jobs will be lost

first_img“For 2022 to 2023, we expect traffic volumes to be around 15-20% below the previous peak, in 2019.”Fraport said it would “exhaust all other possibilities for cost reduction”, but it would have to “reduce personnel expenses and adjust the number of employees to the lower annual traffic volume that is forecast”.Frankfurt has been noted as one of the better-performing airports by cargo operators in the past couple of months, while others, such as Liege, have been affected by congestion and delays.“Some 3.5 billion respiratory protection masks and other protective equipment in 22,000 shipments, plus medical equipment and pharmaceuticals, as well as urgently required industrial goods, post, packages and food for the German and European markets, sums up air cargo in Frankfurt since the worldwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic in mid-March”, said Harald Gloy, chairman of the air cargo community Frankfurt and board member of Lufthansa Cargo.“Demand for cargo capacity remains high,” added Michael Müller, board member of the air cargo community and executive director labour relations.“With the slump in passenger traffic, the option for loading additional cargo on these aircraft has disappeared. That’s why around 50 airlines in Frankfurt are now using passenger aircraft just for cargo transport,” he said, although he acknowledged that loading and unloading was more difficult.According to figures for the first week of June, passenger traffic at the airport was down 92%, year on year, while cargo was down just 12.8%. Freighters accounted for 90% of cargo volumes.One cargo executive told The Loadstar: “I find the numbers interesting. Lufthansa is the biggest freight customer, with all its belly capacity, but currently not all aircraft are operating. So I think the cargo numbers aren’t actually that bad.”In part, e-commerce has been a boost. The lockdown has triggered greater use of e-commerce, with a 30% increase in packages, which has shown how “indispensable” technology is, said Patrik Tschirch, managing director of cargo handling company LUG and a community board member.He added: “Within the community, we have spent years working on digitised and automated processes – also in collaboration with the authorities and forwarding agents. But right now, it is becoming evident how indispensable digitisation is.“Customs officials will be aware of this, as they know in advance which consignment is critical, as will HGV drivers, who will be given a pick-up time and will not have to wait for hours at the airport or rest area.“As a community, we will work even harder to push this forward, together with the authorities, to make Frankfurt even more competitive as a location.”But while e-commerce traffic is up, exports from Germany have fallen by 20% since March, following a sharp drop in production and demand for machine and vehicle parts and pharmaceuticals.“We are, therefore, a long way from normal flight operations”, said Mr Gloy. Frankfurt airport operator Fraport has unveiled further details of its planned job cuts, acknowledging that 90% of its staff have had their hours cut since the end of March.On average, working hours have been cut by some 60%, although some areas have seen a 100% reduction in hours.“There is still great uncertainty,” said a spokesperson, but added that staff numbers would have to be reduced.“Based on developments so far and the signals we are receiving from the airlines, we currently expect around 30-40% of the traffic this year, and around 50% next year – but are hoping for stronger growth. By Alex Lennane 10/06/2020last_img read more

Pension systems under stress: OECD

first_img Federal budget fails to support needed pension reform, retiree group says Policymakers need to consider reforms to help older workers find, and keep, jobs, in an environment where pension systems are under increasing stress, says the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). In OECD Pensions Outlook 2014, the Paris-based group says that the economic environment is contributing to the pressure on pensions. It says that low growth, low interest rates, and low returns on investment, “are now compounding the problems of population aging” for both public and private pensions. Related news Canadian plan sponsors post positive quarter despite bond slump This, in turn, has pushed many countries to speed up reforms to make their pension systems more financially sustainable, it says. This includes raising taxes on pension income and pension contributions, reducing or deferring the indexation of pension benefits, and increasing the statutory retirement age. But, the report also finds that ensuring that people extend their careers “to ensure an adequate retirement and that the financial burden is more fairly shared across generations remain key challenges.” “It’s encouraging to see the progress made in recent years to make pension systems more sustainable and adequate,” said OECD secretary-general, Angel Gurría. “But the ongoing rapid demographic shift and the slowdown in the global economy highlight the need for continuing reforms. We must communicate better the message that working longer and contributing more is the only way to get a decent income in retirement.” The OECD says that increasing the effective retirement age can help, but that more efforts are needed to assist older workers find and retain jobs too. It recommends public policies to reduce age discrimination, improve working conditions, and increase training opportunities for older workers. The report also calls for measures to increase coverage in countries where funded pensions are voluntary. For example, it says that auto-enrollment programs have been successful in raising coverage in voluntary savings programs. And, it says that policymakers should strengthen their regulatory frameworks to help pension funds and annuity providers deal with the uncertainty around improving life expectancy. It argues that regulators should make sure that providers use regularly updated mortality tables, which incorporate future improvements in mortality and life expectancy. Finally, the report calls for improvements to transparency, standardization and liquidity requirements for investment instruments that are being created to hedge longevity risk. “The regulatory framework will also need to reflect the reduction of risk exposure these instruments offer by ensuring they are appropriately valued by accounting standards and lowering the level of required capital for entities hedging their longevity risk,” it says. “Issuing longevity bonds and publishing a longevity index to serve as a benchmark for the pricing and risk assessment of hedges would support the development of longevity instruments,” it adds. Keywords PensionsCompanies Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development center_img Share this article and your comments with peers on social media James Langton Budget 2021 revives tax issues from 2019 Facebook LinkedIn Twitterlast_img read more

Audi reportedly bringing rear-wheel-drive R8 to Frankfurt Motor Show

first_img Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca The zero-to-100 km/h times will likely be less impressive without AWD, but a rear-drive R8 GT ought to be lighter and better connected to the driver. We want one. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Trending Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. RELATED TAGSAudiR8CoupeLuxuryPerformanceSupercarSupercarsLuxury VehiclesNew VehiclesPerformance VehiclesSupercarsAudi AGAutomotive ReviewsAutomotive ShowsCars and Car DesignCulture and LifestyleFrankfurt Motor ShowLamborghini GallardoLuxury and Exotic CarsMotorsportsSportsSports Cars advertisementcenter_img See More Videos Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 Audi R8 with Audi Sport parts Trending in Canada The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Audi built its reputation on building nose-heavy, all-wheel-drive rocket sleds, but a new R8 variant promises to be a radical departure.A report from Automobile Magazine states a new, rear-wheel-drive R8 GT will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. The previous R8 GT was around 100 kilograms lighter and packed a bit more power, and the new R8 GT will likely follow in those footstep. Power will reportedly remain around the 610 horsepower mark, but hopefully ditching the AWD system can significantly lower the R8’s rather porky 1,780-kilogram curb weight.Rear-drive versions of all-wheel-drive supercars are hardly new. In fact, the R8’s closely related stablemates, the Lamborghini Huracan and Gallardo, both included rear-driven variants, where front-driven wheels were eschewed for less weight and better steering feel. ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more

Shock Absorbers: 2-inch lift kit now available for Jeep’s Wrangler 4xe

first_imgFurthering attempts to make plug-in hybrid vehicles palatable to the off-road crowd, Jeep has introduced a two-inch lift kit specifically engineered and tuned for the new Wrangler 4xe.Priced at $2,310, the kit includes four springs and four FOX-branded shocks. Also in the kit are front lower control arms, front and rear stabilizer links, front and rear bump stops, plus all the various and sundry fasteners to complete installation. As a bonus, the works of it is packaged in a custom wooden crate complete with the “JPP” logo that’ll look baller on display in your garage.For those of you who slept through class, the new Jeep Wrangler 4xe delivers up to 35 kilometres of nearly silent electric-only propulsion, making it a realistic all-electric daily driver without introducing range anxiety to the equation. Its hybrid powertrain pairs the brand’s 2.0L turbo four-banger with a couple of electric motors, a 17-kWh battery pack, and the familiar TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. RELATED SUV Review: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe RubiconPower is nothing to sneeze at, listed at 350 ponies and almost 450 lb-ft of twist. Given the electrified nature of its drivetrain, most of that torque is available at or near idle speeds, making the 4xe a theoretical slam-dunk for technical off-roading duties.Offering accessories like this right from the factory is a shrewd move, one that Jeep has embraced with open arms. After all, these types of items are often laden with profit; by selling them at dealer level, Jeep stands a better chance of clawing some of the money that would normally be spent in the aftermarket.2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Jeep The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever RELATED TAGSJeepWranglerSUVNon-LuxuryElectric CarsElectric VehiclesHybridsNew VehicleselectrifiedliftNon-LuxuryOff-RoadPHEVplug-in hybrid COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Another plus? Most of these accessories can be rolled into the note on a new Wrangler, increasing the model’s average transaction price. The latter is often a metric considered by Wall Street types when evaluating the overall health of a brand. Jeep claims this accessory is an industry original and, save for a hacked-up Prius plopped on top of an old Blazer chassis, it’s safe to say this is the first lift kit available for a plug-in hybrid vehicle. Given the onslaught of rugged plug-ins and pure electrics coming down the pipe from a variety companies (Hummer EV, Rivian R1T, F-150 EV — to name just a few) it likely won’t be the last. See More Videos Trending Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information.last_img read more

J Mitra & Co launches COVID-19 test kit in Indian market

first_img The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Read Article Comments (0) News COVID-19COVID-19 test kitCOVID-19 testingDCGIDouble Sandwich Elisa technologyICMRIndian marketJ Mitra & Coserology-based total antibody detection assay Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Share The test kit has cleared all government parameters, received all necessary approvals, including ICMR, DCGIJ Mitra & Co launched its state-of-the-art COVID-19 test kit in the Indian market. Based on the Double Sandwich Elisa technology, the test kit is known as COVID-19 [IgM, IgG, IgA] MICROLISA. It is a serology-based total antibody (IgM, IgG, IgA) detection assay. This factor makes the J Mitra Corona test kit superior and more accurate than other similar tests available in the market. It is a detection assay for the indirect diagnosis of past exposure to COVID-19. All the COVID-19 antibodies are detected without a differentiation in antibodies, and this is the reason contributing to the superior performance of this test. Elisa tests are highly sensitive and specific, and detect the COVID-19 antibodies in patient blood samples. 96-tests can be performed in one single go (using an instrument) and the test results are available within 90 minutes.The COVID-19 [IgM, IgG, IgA] MICROLISA Elisa test kit has cleared all government parameters and received all necessary approvals, including Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Drug Controller General of India (DCGI).Speaking on the latest offering from the J Mitra stable, Lalit Mahajan, Chairman, J Mitra & Co said, “We have deployed extensive indigenous R&D for the development of this unique product. There has been substantial contribution in its development by International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology (ICGEB) headed by Dr Navin Khanna. This is the first time that a total antibody detection assay kit for COVID-19 has been developed in the Indian market. Using a combination of IgM, IgG and IgA antibody test increases the sensitivity, efficiency and efficacy of the test parameters, providing a more accurate diagnosis as compared to other test kits in the market.”Talking about the accuracy of the J Mitra COVID-19 test kit, Mahajan further added, “The IgG antibody takes approximately 14 days to form after an infection, while IgM antibodies are the first antibody that the body forms after approximately seven days when it fights a new infection. The presence of IgA antibodies in patient sample also gets detected simultaneously, in this test kit. IgA is considered a major effector in the defence mechanism against viruses and induces efficient IgA antibodies response. Its simultaneous detection along with IgM / IgG antibodies improves sensitivity of the test kit. Because of this, the J Mitra COVID-19 test is a more potent diagnostic kit, providing an opportunity to fight the disease during the pre-symptomatic phase and thus mitigating further risk.”Speaking on the production aspects, Jatin Mahajan, Managing Director, J Mitra & Co said, “We are ready to meet the demand arising from all parts of the country. We have an immediate production capacity of five lakh test kits daily (or one crore test kits per month), but we have a dynamic production plant that can be augmented to double the production capacity in three days.”“The pricing of the kit is being worked out. We are a socially conscious company with a 50-year legacy of service to the nation –we will price it very competitive to ensure that it is available for the masses through all relevant government channels. This is a completely indigenous kit – an ‘Atmanirbhar’ initiative with R&D done in-house, and sourcing done from Indian manufacturers and suppliers. In keeping with the Government’s make in India initiative, we have created the most robust supply chain ecosystem for material sourcing as well as for supplying to various government agencies as per the demands,” he further added. By EH News Bureau on June 17, 2020 J Mitra & Co launches COVID-19 test kit in Indian market Related Posts WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Add Comment Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025last_img read more

Ford targets C-V2X in 2022

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 07 JAN 2019 Tags Previous ArticleT-Mobile claims 600MHz 5G video, data landmarksNext ArticleInterview: Telefonica at M360 Latin America Qualcomm takes C-V2X to California Ford unveiled plans to install cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) connectivity in all new models released in the US from 2022, though warned the technology could only be deployed effectively if a conducive regulatory environment is in place.C-V2X allows cars to use mobile technology to communicate with other vehicles and roadside infrastructure to warn drivers about potential hazards and other issues in advance.In a blog, Ford connected vehicle platform and product executive director Don Butler confirmed the company’s plans, and noted use of the protocol could both increase vehicle safety and help authorities improve traffic flow.“Planned alongside the rapidly building 5G cellular network, C-V2X enables direct communication between the connected devices, meaning a signal doesn’t need to first travel to a cellular tower, allowing vehicles to quickly send and receive information,” Butler explained.He added the technology could also act as a complement to self driving car sensors in automated vehicles.However, Butler noted the right regulation must be in place for the technology to reach its potential, adding it was: “inviting other automakers, infrastructure and road operators, as well as government agencies to work with us to accelerate momentum for C-V2X.”Ford is one of a number of vehicle manufacturers to back the technology, alongside wireless vendors, operators and other infrastructure companies.The company previously committed to adding mobile connectivity to all of its new vehicle models released in the US by the end of this year. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Ford strikes two acquisitions in major mobility push Author Chris Donkin Vodafone UK teams with Ford on private 5G play Home Ford targets C-V2X in 2022 Chris joined the Mobile World Live team in November 2016 having previously worked at a number of UK media outlets including Trinity Mirror, The Press Association and UK telecoms publication Mobile News. After spending 10 years in journalism, he moved… Read more Related CV2XFordlast_img read more

More on Avi Loeb’s Approach to Design Inferences

first_img Tags’OumuamuaarchaeologyAvi Loebchlorofluorocarbonscosmic inflationcryptanalysisdesign detectionDesign Inferenceexplanatory filterExtraterrestrial (book)extraterrestrial intelligenceFreonHarvard UniversityHomo sapiensindustrial pollutantsIntelligence-of-the-Gapsintelligent designMindscapeModesty Principlenon-human agentsphilosophical naturalismPrinciple of MediocritySean CarrolltechnosignaturesWilliam Dembski,Trending The best news from the podcast: Loeb and a former postdoc have an 800 page textbook on all this coming out in June 2021. A design detection textbook. Now that is COOL. Image: ʻOumuamua, by ESO/M. Kornmesser. Derivative: nagualdesign [CC BY-SA 4.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons.Avi Loeb, Harvard astronomer and outspoken advocate for searching for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence, has a new trade book out making his case: Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth. At about 53:00, Loeb does it again: he uses EF logic to arrive at design as the best hypothesis. The example? Finding a plastic bottle on the beach. Again, Carroll does not challenge him, because — let’s be honest, folks — the EF is rationality itself. The EF only scares people when the causal agent implicated looks a lot like God. Then we must keep searching for natural processes, whether we have any reason to do so or not. Requesting a (Partial) Retraction from Darrel Falk and BioLogos ID in Mainstream Science Congratulations to Science Magazine for an Honest Portrayal of Darwin’s Descent of Man In one sense, however, Loeb’s position isn’t risky at all. If you listen to the Mindscape segment, the foundations of his argument rest on his convictions that (a) the Principle of Mediocrity, or what he calls the Modesty Principle, is true, namely, that nothing distinguishes Earth and Homo sapiens — we are the expected statistical outcome of cosmic evolution, (b) life arises naturally at a high probability, and therefore (c) science should predict an abundance of technologically advanced civilizations within the galaxy, that would be likely to leave evidence of their existence on scales we can now detect. Loeb’s ID argument, paradoxically, rests on his confident philosophical naturalism. Go figure. There He Goes Again Email Print Google+ Linkedin Twitter Share Recommended In finer detail, ironies galore abound. For instance, at about 29:00 in the podcast, Loeb says that CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons, e.g., Freon) would make an excellent “technosignature” for astronomical detection, as their chemical structures “cannot be produced by nature,” meaning undirected physical processes. Logically this is William Dembski’s explanatory filter (EF). Carroll, a self-identified philosophical naturalist (although he prefers the term “poetic naturalist”), does not object. Carroll doesn’t say, “Hey, wait a minute — that’s Intelligence-of-the-Gaps. There might be an undiscovered natural cause for CFCs, and we cannot infer design until we have eliminated all the natural possibilities first.” A Physician Describes How Behe Changed His MindLife’s Origin — A “Mystery” Made AccessibleCodes Are Not Products of PhysicsIxnay on the Ambriancay PlosionexhayDesign Triangulation: My Thanksgiving Gift to All Origin of Life: Brian Miller Distills a Debate Between Dave Farina and James Tour Rather, I am VERY interested in the logical structure of Loeb’s argument, as it currently represents the most salient example of risky intelligent design reasoning in mainstream science. “Risky” is the appropriate adjective here, because while design inferences are commonplace throughout science, where any human activity is concerned (e.g., remote sensing of industrial pollutants, archaeological discovery, cryptanalysis), they are exceedingly rare or non-existent when the intelligence in question is not human. (I am excluding animals, such as crows, chimps, or octopuses.) Loeb’s inference is risky because he is pushing against conventional wisdom, extending intelligent causation as a hypothesis to non-human, extraterrestrial agents. Jane Goodall Meets the God Hypothesis Ironies Galore Paul NelsonSenior Fellow, Center for Science and CulturePaul A. Nelson is currently a Senior Fellow of the Discovery Institute and Adjunct Professor in the Master of Arts Program in Science & Religion at Biola University. He is a philosopher of biology who has been involved in the intelligent design debate internationally for three decades. His grandfather, Byron C. Nelson (1893-1972), a theologian and author, was an influential mid-20th century dissenter from Darwinian evolution. After Paul received his B.A. in philosophy with a minor in evolutionary biology from the University of Pittsburgh, he entered the University of Chicago, where he received his Ph.D. (1998) in the philosophy of biology and evolutionary theory.Follow PaulProfile Share What interests me about Loeb’s work is not the specifics of his case for the artificial origin of the ‘Oumuamua object. (See “Avi Loeb: ‘Nature Does Not Produce Such Things.’”) I don’t know enough observational astronomy and physics to have a decent opinion about that. In support of the book, Loeb has been conducting a press campaign, including appearing on podcasts such as Sean Carroll’s Mindscape. Physics, Earth & Space More on Avi Loeb’s Approach to Design InferencesPaul NelsonJanuary 28, 2021, 12:59 PM “A Summary of the Evidence for Intelligent Design”: The Study Guide Email Print Google+ Linkedin Twitter Share Carroll doesn’t say that, because it would be insane. No one EVER eliminates all the natural possibilities for any phenomenon. That is a logical impossibility: a species of the genus The Problem of Induction. Rather, at about 33:00 — and this is one reason why I like Carroll so much as an interviewer, his openness to persuasion — Carroll says, “I’m completely on board” with the outlines of Loeb’s design inference. CFCs, if we saw them in a planetary atmosphere, would at least be a strong clue to the presence of intelligence. Loeb uses his tenured Harvard professorship in the right way. He is blunt and courageous, like many Israelis I know. Listen to the podcast, and you’ll see what I mean. He calls out the “herd tendency” in science, says that Alan Guth told him that cosmic inflation was not falsifiable, but who cares, it’s just a framework to fit data, says that funding mostly goes to reinforce existing trends…blunt talk.last_img read more

Attention turning to what new Cockhill Bridge should be called

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Twitter By News Highland – March 23, 2018 Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th center_img There are calls for a public consultation on what the new bridge at Cockhill in Buncrana should be called.The bridge opened to two way traffic last evening, with work also underway on surrounding roads to bring the project to completion.Attention is now turning to what the new bridge should be called.Cllr Jack Murray is Cathaoirleach of the Inishowen Municipal District. He says a comprehensive community consultation is required:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/jackcgghgfbridge.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Facebook Attention turning to what new Cockhill Bridge should be called WhatsApp Previous articleDonegal to receive 10% of new Rural Social Scheme placesNext articleDerry’s Hale Brothers on the mark for Republic U21’s News Highland Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Concern over ‘vague legislation’ on Covid restrictions

first_img Facebook WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Concern over ‘vague legislation’ on Covid restrictions By News Highland – March 29, 2021 Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ The Vice President of the Garda Representative Association believes that the legislation on Covid-19 restrictions is too vague and Gardai haven’t been properly trained to enforce it. It comes as GSOC revealed it has received more than 450 complaints about Garda enforcement of restrictions.Donegal based Garda Brendan O’Connor feels Gardai are very much caught in the middle and are trying to navigate through ever-changing legislation.He says members of the force are in some ways vulnerable without the necessary training and are effectively bearing the brunt of the frustration felt by the public:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/brendan-1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Google+center_img Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleCouncil urged to launch extensive Water Safety CampaignNext articleNPHET to make recommendations on restrictions News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more