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Jakarta Flooding Threatens Public Transport, Poor Residents

15 December 2017 13:00:18 WN.com - Asia News

As rainy season floods battered Jakarta this week, the city’s new governor blamed a curious source: development projects to build light rail and rapid transit systems in Indonesia’s capital city. “I have communicated and directly checked the scenes. The problem is that parts of the small canals are obstructed by ongoing projects like MRT, LRT, and so on,” said Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan, referring to the mass rapid transit and light rail transit, respectively. If his administration delays the projects’ development, it could mean traffic-choked Jakarta will be...

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Fianna Fáil Social Media Bill passes Dáil Vote despite Government Opposition

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

The Fianna Fáil bill on Social Media & Online Advertising Transparency has passed through second stage in the Dáil this evening, despite government opposition, meaning the term finishes for Christmas on a government defeat. In the vote on Thursday evening (14th Dec) the legislation was supported by Fianna Fáil who proposed it, by Sinn Féin, Labour, Greens, Social Democrats, Rural Independent Group and some independent deputies. The government of Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance voted against it. Deputy James Lawless, who drafted and proposed the legislation thanked his own party for...

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‘PEACE’ On Earth - PEACE IV European funding be...

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

15 December 2017 The December snow has brought with it a flurry of PEACE IV project launches to local communities. With over £2 million worth of contracts recently awarded to local community groups for cross-community reconciliation work, the funding from the Special EU Programmes Body under Derry City and Strabane District Council's PEACE IV Programme is already beginning to make a positive impact on the ground. 'The PEACE IV Board have worked hard to get this key funding...

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More progress on A9 Dualling project

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Locals and road users will get a chance to see the plans at public exhibitions in Pitlochry Town Hall on 17 and 18 January 2018. Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown said: 'Having recently published draft Orders for the Killiecrankie to Glen Garry...

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Block listing Interim Review

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

BLOCK LISTING SIX MONTHLY RETURN Information provided on this form must be typed or printed electronically and provided to an ris. (Note: Italicised terms have the same meaning as given in the Listing Rules.) Date:15 December 2017 Name of applicant: JAMES FISHER AND SONS PLC Name of scheme: JAMES FISHER AND SONS LONG TERM INCENTIVE PLAN Period of return: From: 16/06/2017 To: 14/12/2017 Balance of unallotted securities under scheme(s) from previous return: 125,000 ordinary shares of 25p each Plus: The amount by which the block scheme(s) has been increased since the date of the last return (if any increase has been applied for): 0 ordinary shares of 25p each Less: Number of...

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G7 Financial Report on Food Security and Nutrition

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Under the leadership of the Italian Presidency of the G7, for the first time, the Food Security Working Group of the G7 has produced the G7 Financial Report on Food Security and...

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OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe holds training course on raising awareness of human trafficking

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

A three-day training course organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe on raising awareness of human trafficking and identifying and assisting victims concluded on 13 December 2017 in Dushanbe. During the course 20 representatives from civil society and NGOs...

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County council to petition on next phase of HS2 in Staffordshire

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

County council has pledged to continue to get the best deal for Staffordshire and its communities by championing their cause in Parliament. Members of the council today agreed to lobby on Phase 2a which will run from the West Midlands to Crewe to mitigate the impact of the high speed line. Mark Winnington, Staffordshire County Council's Cabinet Member for Economic Growth, said: From the outset the county council has been committed to get the best outcome from HS2 for the...

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Taxi marshals' festive trial

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

A taxi marshal scheme to help town centre revellers get home safely over the busy festive period is being trialled in Bolton. Bolton Council has teamed up with Exclusec Security Solutions, who will provide four marshals at the taxi rank on Bradshawgate. They will operate every Friday and Saturday evening, from 11pm until 5am, until the New Year. Marshalling schemes in other towns have proven to be effective in helping vulnerable people, reducing illegal 'pick-ups', controlling taxi queues and reducing anti-social behaviour. The council will review the success of the scheme in the New Year. Councillor Nick Peel, Bolton Council's Executive Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, said:...

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New Deezer SongCatcher Feature Brings Music Closer to the Fans

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Deezer Advances Audio Recognition Tool with New Mobile Feature that Identifies Tracks and Artists December 15, 2017 - London: Today, Deezer, the world's most diverse, dynamic and personal music streaming service, is making it possible for music lovers to turn into music know-it-alls, with the introduction of Deezer SongCatcher. For the first time ever, Deezer users will be able to...

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Dec 15, 2017: Panorama 2018: Disobedience – “Body Politics”, Resistance to Machismo, and a Strong Showing from Latin America

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

In February 2018 the Panorama will present its first programme curated by new section head Paz Lázaro together with Michael Stütz and Andreas Struck. To date, the first eleven films have been confirmed: In the German documentary Zentralflughafen THF (Central Airport THF), Brazilian-Algerian director Karim Aïnouz films the everyday lives of refugees in the hangars of the defunct Berlin airport Tempelhof. While they dream of having finally reached their destination, Berliners flee from their everyday lives to the public park on Tempelhofer Feld. In Timur Bekmambetov's US fiction film Profile, a British journalist goes undercover and infiltrates the digital propaganda channels of the so-called...

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Another great year for Wandsworth libraries

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

The borough's library network has had another bumper year with almost a million and a half books issued. Battersea Library The latest figures from public service accountancy body CIPFA show that in 2016/2017 Wandsworth residents borrowed the second highest number of books in London - 1,414, 828. This is roughly the same as the previous year's figures, showing the borough's love of books and libraries remains strong. The borough also performed strongly in the amount of children's books issued - 718,244. Again this was the second highest amount in London. Wandsworth...

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Leeds retailer fined after failing to meet marketing standards

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Appearing at Leeds Magistrates Court on 4 December, Salam Mohammad, owner of Gihan Store, on Harehills Lane, Leeds, was found guilty of displaying and offering for sale regulated fresh fruit and vegetables below the minimum standards permitted. The court fined Mr Mohammad £2,000 and ordered him to pay full prosecution costs of...

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Press release on the 21st session of Joint Russian-Chinese Border Commission

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

On December 13-15, Beijing hosted the 21 session of the Joint Russian-Chinese Border Commission. The sides reviewed a number of issues regarding the implementation of the Agreement...

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Slight profits in a week dominated by central banks

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Even though the looming US tax reform will be at the focus of market participants' attention throughout the next days, the past week has offered up some diversion with a number of central bank meetings. Yesterday's ECB meeting was uneventful - one of this morning's commentaries referred to it as a Dinner for One sketch: same procedure, every time. The strong European economy seems to have remained unnoticed within the ECB tower,...

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Justine Greening unveils plans to boost support for new teachers

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Education Secretary Justine Greening has launched plans to improve and increase development opportunities for teachers as part of a drive to attract the best and brightest into the profession. The proposals in a consultation on strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and improving career progression for teachers, launched today, include a plan to boost the support and mentoring available to new teachers. The overall period before teachers gain Qualified Teacher Status could also be extended to enable this, giving even greater standing to the teaching profession and preparing teachers for a successful career. The consultation, which has been welcomed by education experts after it was...

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Krill behaviour takes carbon to the ocean depths

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

15 December, 2017 News stories A new study shows that Antarctic krill behave in a way that could accelerate the transport of atmospheric carbon to the deep ocean. Antarctic krill form some of the highest concentrations of animal biomass in the world's ocean and are the main food for vast numbers of marine predators like whales, seals and penguins as well as fish. Using advanced...

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RenewableUK welcomes landmark ORE Catapult offshore wind agreement with China

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

28 minutes ago (0 Comments) Posted by: Rob Norris Responding to the announcement by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult that it has signed an agreement with China's Tus-Wind and TusPark Newcastle to work together to advance offshore wind technology co-operation between the two nations,...

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Form 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Sky Plc

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

FORM 8.5 (EPT/RI) PUBLIC DEALING DISCLOSURE BY AN EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADER WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY Rule 8.5 of the Takeover Code (the 'Code') 1. KEY INFORMATION (a) Name of exempt principal trader: Morgan Stanley Capital Services LLC (b) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree Sky Plc (c) Name of the party to the offer with which exempt principal trader is connected: Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc (d) Date dealing undertaken: 14 DECEMBER 2017 (e)Has the EPT previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this...

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British Transport Police officer to face gross misconduct hearing for excessive use of force

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

Dec 15, 2017 A British Transport Police officer will face a gross misconduct hearing on 18 December 2017, following an independent investigationby the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC). Our investigationlooked at the contact officers from British Transport Police had with a man at Doncaster railway station on 14 January 2017. After studying CCTV of the incident and statements made by independent witnesses and the officers involved, in the IPCC investigator's opinion, there is evidence of a case to answer for gross misconduct for Police Constable (PC) Robert Mitchell in relation to the level of force used on the man. The report was shared with British Transport Police in June...

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Form 8.3 - Paysafe Group plc

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

FORM 8.3 *** AMENDMENT*** PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the 'Code') 1. KEY INFORMATION (a) Full name of discloser: Abbey National Treasury Services Plc (b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a): The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named. N/A (c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates: Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree Paysafe Group plc (d) If an exempt fund manager connected...

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Minister Murphy announces increased supports for rural water services

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, T.D., has today 15 December, 2017 announced a range of measures aimed at improving rural water services. The changes will come into effect from January 1st 2018. The Minister said that the package of measures will bring greater equity and fairness for rural water users and will ensure that domestic members of group water schemes get comparable benefits to those being served by the public supply through Irish Water. In addition to the increased subsidies, the Minister announced a review of wider investment needs of rural water services, which is to commence in early 2018. He announced the measures following endorsement...

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Households urged to sweep their chimneys for Sa...

15 December 2017 12:57:08 WN.com - Africa News

15 December 2017 With only a few days to go until Christmas Eve, Derry City and Strabane District Council and Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service are reminding local householders of the importance of having their chimneys regularly swept. As well as allowing Santa Claus to make a clean and safe entry into local homes this Christmas, regularly cleaning of chimneys can protect households from chimney fires and the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning, particularly in the winter months where heating appliances and fires are used more frequently. Head of Health and Community Wellbeing with Derry City and Strabane District Council, Seamus Donaghy, urged...

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Series 5 Tranche 3 - Close of offer period

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

Company Announcement For immediate release Minerva Lending plc Level 3 207 Regent Street London England W1B 3HH MINERVA LENDING PLC (the 'Issuer') Series 5 Issue of Sterling denominated 6% Notes due 2024 (the 'Notes')...

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Astronaut Tim Peake meets star students as he opens RN-backed technical college

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

Young men and women studying here are being taught to aim high and given a deep understanding of the sheer scope of opportunities that are available to them in the future Astronaut Tim Peake Students showed off some of the challenges they'd completed so far for the astronaut, who was impressed by the enthusiasm students displayed. 'Young men and women studying...

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ETUC on Summit & Social Pillar

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

Following EU leaders agreeing to 'put people first, to further develop the social dimension of the Union … to promote convergence and … implementing the European Pillar of Social Rights' at their Summit last night, the European Trade Union Confederation proposes: The European Commission should publish an action plan for the implementation of the 20 principles in the European Pillar of...

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Architecture student wins ‘The Imminent Diorama’ Designs competition

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

The National Trust, the Horniman Museum and Gardens, and Bompas & Parr have announced their winning entries for new interactive installation, 'The Imminent Diorama', which allowed the public to see one of London's finest unprotected views of the city at the Horniman, as it appears now and as it could appear over the next eighty years. Duncan's design was...

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Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC - Net Asset Value(s)

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

RNS Number : 5103Z Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC 15 December 2017 Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC 14 December 2017 Legal Entity Identifier : X5XCIPCJQCSUF8H1FU83 Net Asset Value with borrowings at par - including current year...

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Greetings to participants of 6th Russia-Kyrgyzstan Inter-Regional Conference

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

The message reads, in part: 'Your meetings traditionally involve representatives of central and local authorities, public organisations, business circles and expert communities from Russia and...

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Czech Republic: Investment Plan for Europe - EUR 50m for ČEZ’s Inven Capital to support growth of innovative smart energy and clean-tech companies

15 December 2017 12:57:07 WN.com - Africa News

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing EUR 50m to the Czech Republic Inven Capital Fund to develop a co-investment initiative to support the growth of clean energy and smart technology SMEs and midcaps. Czech energy utilityČEZis contributing the same amount to this initiative so that the total financing available for joint co-investments to clean-tech and smart energy businesses is EUR 100m.The transaction is backed by the guarantee of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), which is the central pillar of the Investment...

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