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British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting to discuss making trade easier

first_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic By News Highland – October 24, 2011 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Twitter British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting to discuss making trade easier WhatsApp Google+ Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img Previous articlePresidential election votes being cast on Donegal’s islandsNext articleGardai renew information appeal folllowing weekend ATM thefts News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Twitter The banking crisis and the economy will top the agenda at the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly meeting in England over the next two days.In a joint statement, co-chairs – Lord Cope and Donegal North East TD Joe McHugh – said issues of justice and human rights will also be discussed at the meeting which takes place at the Grand Hotel in Brighton.Deputy Mc Hugh says a major priority must be to make it as easy as possible for Irish firms to trade in the UK…….. Pinterest WhatsApp Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

FL man impersonating officer pulls-over undercover cop

first_imgA Florida man was put behind bars after he impersonated a police officer and pulled over a real one, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.Tuesday evening, 26-year-old Matthew Joseph Erris was arrested for impersonating a law enforcement officer and booked into the Hillsborough County Jail.Deputies say Erris activated red and blue lights that he had on the grill of his car and pulled behind an undercover detective.The detective called 911 to report an unusual traffic stop and real deputies pulled Erris over, shortly after.Police found a “realistic looking” airsoft pistol when searching the suspect’s vehicle.Erris also had a law enforcement light bar installed on top of the SUV, deputies said.He was arrested and later released on bond.Deputies say it is at this time unclear whether Erris has committed similar offenses in the past.last_img read more

Half-time: QPR 0 Burnley 0

first_imgJames Perch and Matt Phillips went closest for QPR as they made a lively start to new manager Jimmy Floyd’s Hasselbaink’s first match in charge.Perch’s deflected shot bounced narrowly wide and Burnley keeper Tom Heaton saved with his legs to deny Phillips.Heaton also gathered Leroy Fer’s header from Alejandro Faurlin’s left-wing corner.At the other end, Joey Barton, back at Loftus Road for the first time since leaving QPR during the summer, had a free-kick saved by Rob Green.R’s keeper Green also held a long-range effort from Sam Vokes and just about made it to a back-header from Grant Hall before Clarets striker Andre Gray.With Charlie Austin, who has been nursing a calf problem, on the substitutes’ bench once more, Rangers again started without a recognised striker, with Fer supporting Phillips in attack.QPR: Green, Perch, Onuoha, Hall, Konchesky, Hoilett, Sandro, Faurlin, Henry, Fer, Phillips.Subs: Smithies, Chery, Luongo, Angella, Tozser, Emmanuel-Thomas, Austin.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

BMW celebrates one million 3-Series built in SA

first_img27 February 2015The one-millionth vehicle, a BMW 3 Series Sedan, rolled off the assembly line at BMW’s South African manufacturing plant in Rosslyn, Pretoria, on Thursday.Established in 1973, the Rosslyn plant was BMW Group’s first plant outside of Germany.“Globalisation has been an inherent part of our corporate strategy for more than four decades,” Harald Kruger, CEO of BMW South Africa and member of the Management Board of BMW AG responsible for production.The South African production site “represents a cornerstone” of BMW’s global production network of 30 sites in 14 countries, Kruger said, and it remained “a vivid example of a successful market entry through local production”.BMW has been producing vehicles in South Africa since 1973. (Image: BMW SA) BMW cars made in South Africa are also successful on the international stage. Since its inception, and before the establishment of a dedicated international automobile industry, BMW South Africa has exported cars.In 2014, BMW 3 Series Sedan exports from the Rosslyn line increased by more than 17%, which helped solidify BMW South Africa’s position as the country’s leading exporter of premium vehicles.BMW South Africa directly and indirectly employs more than 43 000 people: more than 3 700 associates at the plant and at the national sales organisation, as well as more than 3 700 dealership staff and about 36 000 first-tier supplier employees.In 2014, the more than 2 900 workers at the Rosslyn plant built 68 771 BMW 3 Series Sedans for the local and export markets.“With a high demand for all-wheel drive vehicles in markets such as the North American Free Trade Agreement region huge potential exists for export numbers to increase. In addition, production of the xDrive units requires skilled and highly trained production workers, which Plant Rosslyn has proved it has,” reported Tim Abbott, the MD of BMW SA, as saying.Source: BMWlast_img read more

Commodity Classic registration opening soon

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Commodity Classic registration and housing reservations will open online at 10 a.m. CST on Wednesday morning, December 7, 2016. Rooms are expected to book quickly, so those interested should register and make reservations as soon as possible once registration is open.The 2017 Commodity Classic will be held in San Antonio, Texas March 2-4, 2017, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.  The convention center will house all Commodity Classic events, including the Welcome Reception, General Session, Evening of Entertainment, Trade Show, Learning Center Sessions and What’s New Sessions.All registration and housing reservations should be made online at  Experient is the official registration and housing provider for Commodity Classic.  In order to stay at an official Commodity Classic hotel, reservations must be made only through Experient to ensure favorable rates, reasonable terms and confirmed hotel rooms.Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America’s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, produced by the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Sorghum Producers, and Association of Equipment Manufacturers.last_img read more

Mamata Banerjee moots ‘return black money’ protests

first_imgWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday directed Trinamool supporters to hold “return black money” demonstrations as a counter to the allegedly BJP-backed “return cut money” protests raging across the State.She was addressing the annual July 21 mega martyrs rally. “I am asking you to raise slogans demanding return of black money. There will be meeting in blocks and at booths demanding that the BJP return black money,” Ms. Banerjee said.During her hour-long speech, she raised several issues, including allegations of Central agencies threatening her party leaders over chit fund scams and the attack on the Vidyasagar statue during the Lok Sabha election. She proposed shunning electronic voting machines (EVMs) and holding polls for all civic bodies and panchayats using ballot papers. However, the BJP State unit called the rally a “flop show”. BJP State president Dilip Ghosh said his party was not involved in the “return cut money” protests. “It is her party people who are gheraoing their own leaders,” he said.last_img read more

Matthew Wright, Louie Alas hope OT victories strengthen Phoenix

first_imgMOST READ LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño “Phoenix of the past would’ve lost that game, especially after (Pogoy) hit that shot to tie the game. We would’ve crumbled by then,” he said. “But we stuck together, we’re becoming more experienced, and we’re becoming more of a veteran team,” With the victory, Phoenix now enjoys a 2-0 card, good for the top spot in the Philippine Cup. “We’re very happy with this win, but if we go 3-0, I think we’ll be happier since our upcoming assignment is a team coming off a great win,” Alas said.The Fuel Masters brace for a proud Columbian squad who are coming off a victorious outing over reigning champs San Miguel Beer. They lock horns on Jan. 23 at the Big Dome.ADVERTISEMENT “Hopefully they’ll be overconfident. It was their first game, they’re still young, so we’re gonna try and jump them early,” Wright said of the Dyip.“We’ve got more experience than them. We feel like we’re a better team, so hopefully it doesn’t go to overtime and we end the game in regulation,” he added.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviñocenter_img SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Ginebra PBA provincial games ‘coincidental’ but Willie Marcial happy for them Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Phoenix head coach Louie Alas. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO — It wasn’t the rosiest of outcomes, but Phoenix star Matthew Wright and his coach Louie Alas hope that their narrow win over TNT will pay dividends down the line.“I’m just happy we won. [But] we really have to dig down deep in those kind of situations,” Wright told the press shortly after their 93-84 overtime victory over KaTropa at Ynares Center on Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT “Two overtimes in two games,” said Alas as he heaved a sigh of relief during the post-game presser. “[M]ore than the win, [I’m happy] with the experience to play a close game,” he added, noting that it affords them an edge in whenever they figure in such tight, testy situations.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Last conference, we would lose in such games,” he added.Wright, the gunslinger who was at the forefront of the Fuel Masters offense that spoiled a career performance by RR Pogoy, couldn’t agree more. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more