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France stay on track for Grand Slam with win over Wales

first_imgSaturday Feb 27, 2010 France stay on track for Grand Slam with win over Wales France remain unbeaten as they held off yet another Welsh comeback last night, winning 26-20 in the Six Nations clash at the Millennium Stadium.France led 20-0 at halftime following intercept tries by Alexis Palisson and Francois Trinh-Duc, but allowed Wales back in the game in the second half, allowing them to get within seven points and sniffing a win.Penalties from replacement Frederic Michalak and another by Morgon Parra gave France their third successive win, despite a brilliant solo try scored at the end by Shane Williams.Welsh coach Warren Gatland was optimistic, insisting his team are on the right track.“If we can stop being our own worst enemies and get it right we are not far away from being a very good side. At no stage did we feel under pressure because I don’t think they played a lot of rugby,” he said.“We could have thrown in the towel at half-time, but we played some fantastic rugby in the second-half and showed some great character and put ourselves in a position to win the game.“We were the architects of our own demise. Two intercept tries were really costly. It is hugely frustrating. Our fitness was superb, and we had France on the ropes. They were out on their feet. There was only one team playing rugby, and we had 70% territory and possession in that second-half,” he added.Defence coach Shaun Edwards felt that there was a trend towards their side giving away easy intercept tries.“To keep France to no offensive tries was a great effort. But there is no doubt people are doing their homework and have seen they can get intercepts, because more than 30% of our tries conceded over the last 18 months have come from intercepts,” he said. 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Wood House / UNIT Arkitektur AB

first_img 2012 2012 CopyHouses•Gothenburg, Sweden Sweden Year:  Architects: Unit Arkitektur AB Area Area of this architecture project Save this picture!© elStudio+ 28 Share Year:  “COPY” ArchDaily Area:  270 m² Area:  270 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Houses Wood House / UNIT Arkitektur AB ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/364755/wood-house-unit-arkitektur-ab Clipboard Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/364755/wood-house-unit-arkitektur-ab Clipboard “COPY” Wood House / UNIT Arkitektur ABSave this projectSaveWood House / UNIT Arkitektur AB photographs:  elStudioPhotographs:  elStudioVent:DeltaTeStatics:RH ByggteknikDesign Principals:Mikael Frej, Klas MobergProject Architect:Frans MagnussonCity:GothenburgCountry:SwedenMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© elStudioText description provided by the architects. Billdal, 20 km south of Gothenburg, is a community with a large amount of detached housing, situated within commuter distance to central Gothenburg. The area’s main attraction is truly the sea. Here, the horizon is visible from shore, while further north the vastness of the Northern Sea is obstructed by islands in the southern archipelago. Just next to the shoreline, but tucked away behind a hill that partly eliminates sea view, is the property of this object. The site was not without challenges with its difficult ground conditions, and surrounding large neighboring villas. To offer impeccable living conditions on the site, the house had to adapt to the prevailing conditions.Save this picture!DiagramSave this picture!DiagramSave this picture!DiagramSave this picture!DiagramWithin the Japanese art of gardening, there is an expression, “shakkei”, which roughly translates into borrowing a view. It is used to describe the process of capturing different views; mountains in the distance, the nature up close, the sky above, and the earth and water beneath. It is a method used to make small and narrow gardens appear larger and richer in crowded parts of Japan. In essence: capture the nature alive! The situation in Billdal reminded of Japanese monastery gardens – crowded spaces with only shattered views reaching through the surrounding buildings. By a conscious placement of walls and windows these slots of the most attractive views has been borrowed and made the most out of. By necessity, this has been the established principle in this project and enables the occupants to feel like living in the middle of nature, even in site surrounded by neighbouring houses.Save this picture!© elStudioApproaching the lot, one drives along a 15 meter long road in between two neighbouring villas before reaching the house. When parking the car, a narrow gap captures the view of a large tree. The entrance of the house is accentuated by a 5 cm raised concrete slab leading up to the main door by a small incline. When walking up the ramp one perceives a notion of the much brighter central courtyard situated on the left as light is filtered through a wall of fir boards. This is another central part of the drama embedded in the art of Japanese gardening. First sense, then hold and finally experience. Reaching the entry door, the inner courtyard unfolds to the left.Save this picture!© elStudioThe building is in three stories, where as the top floor is rotated by 90 degrees around the areas with the connecting shafts. In doing so, the house turns its back towards the neighbours. This is amplified with great heights and sparse amounts of windows. Towards the courtyard, a more intimate scale is applied and the facades are fully glazed. Because of the complicated geometries, the detailing is kept simple with a façade in ferric sulphate processed whitewood and mounts and fenestrations are in anodised aluminium.Save this picture!© elStudioThe upper level holds three bedrooms and a bathroom. All semi-public spaces are located at the entry level. These spaces flow out to the courtyard through large sliding doors. The basement may be furnished into a separate unit or function as a recreation room.Save this picture!© elStudioThe interior concrete slabs are precisely polished in order to achieve a shiny surface that does not demand any further cover.Save this picture!© elStudioApart from the floor, white painted plaster dominates all surfaces. The natural center point of the house is the staircase that the whole building revolves around. At the top of the staircase there are large windows facing west, making the entire stair appear like a solar periscope that brings down the light.Save this picture!SectionRegarding the isolated building volumes, the façade material consists of 22 mm fur panel on top of 22 mm lath. The panelling is treated with ferric sulphate.Project gallerySee allShow lessFAR ROC [For a Resilient Rockaway] CompetitionEventNovo Mesto Central Market Competition Entry / EnotaUnbuilt Project Share CopyAbout this officeUnit Arkitektur ABOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesGothenburgHousesSwedenPublished on April 26, 2013Cite: “Wood House / UNIT Arkitektur AB” 26 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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The Times criticises political correctness of charity review

first_imgThe Times criticises political correctness of charity review Howard Lake | 26 September 2002 | News  10 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The Times in its leader column today is not impressed with the new “modish classifications” for charity registration proposed in the Strategy Unit’s review of charity legislation.While The Times welcomes the modernisation of charity, it is not convinced that the ten new classifications for charity eligibility are the solution. “The scheme risks replacing a tried and tested set of conundrums with new and time-consuming enigmas,” it argues. The newspaper believes that the successors to the original four classifications are “are vague, subjective-sounding classifications (which communities? whose rights?).” Only lawyers will benefit, it believes: “where red tape is supposedly diminished, it will be replaced by pink ribbon.”Read “Charitable act” at The Times. Advertisementcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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

London Marathon runners with fundraising targets raise 58% more

first_img 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. Analysis from online giving site virginmoneygiving.com has found that 86% of runners in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon used the event to raise funds for charity. It also found that runners who set themselves a fundraising target raised 58% more than those who did not.The analysis found that the average amount raised by those who set a fundraising target was £1,328 excluding Gift Aid, compared with £842 excluding Gift Aid by those who did not.Starting early also pays off. Runners who set up their fundraising pages when their place was first confirmed in 2010 raised an average of £1,511 including Gift Aid compared with £1,374 for those who waited and started in 2011.Gift Aid was reclaimed on 88% of all London Marathon donations via virginmoneygiving.com.Fundraisers who used the site raised £13.8 million of the £51.8 million total raised from the event. This is a considerable increase on the £8.3 million raised last year. The number of donations for the Marathon received through virginmoneygiving.com was up by 70% on the previous year: 364,500 donations were received for the 2011 race compared to 214,405 in 2010.Similarly, the number of runners using the service rose from 6,246 in 2010 to 10,231 people in 2011.The figures are revealed in a report produced for charities by Virgin Money Giving designed to help them make the most of next year’s event.Jo Barnett, executive director at Virgin Money Giving said: “Setting a target clearly pays off, even if fundraisers do not hit the target, as the 58% difference in average amounts raised demonstrates.”Virginmoneygiving.com has now raised nearly £75 million for charities since it was established in October 2009.www.virginmoneygiving.com London Marathon runners with fundraising targets raise 58% more Howard Lake | 13 September 2011 | Newscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  12 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Social media for a social change

first_img Previous articleLimerick native Paudie O’Connor joins Bradford CityNext articleWATCH: Mike Haley on playing in Munster’s exciting back three and Irish ambitions Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites Local backlash over Aer Lingus threat Pictured at the launch of BNest’s ‘Social Media for a Social Purpose’ event taking place at The Hunt Museum on January 15 at 6.30pm are Kasia Zabinska, and Pauline Gannon, BNest, Linda Ledger, St Munchins Community Centre, Maria Richardson, Milford Care Centre, and Eamonn Ryan, BNest founder. See www.Bnest.ie. Picture: Cian Reinhardt/ilovelimerickCAMPAIGNERS, activists, and not-for-profits will be given the opportunity to learn how to use social media for a positive change at a BNest event this month.The ‘Social Media for a Social Purpose’ talk will take place in The Hunt Museum on January 15, where Craig Dwyer, founder of ‘ForaChange – Digital Strategy for Social Change’ will present an evening discussing utilising social media for social causes.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Selected as one of the 100 Hot Start-Ups by The Sunday Business Post in September 2018, ForaChange released a popular toolkit for campaigners, activists, and non-profit organisations to design and implement an effective digital strategy for achieving progressive social change.With ‘Forachange’ Craig had drawn on his own experiences as one of the key digital strategists behind the Marriage Rights Referendum and the Transparent Referendum Initiative.On the night Craig will share his experiences on the importance of an effective digital strategy to succeed in your cause, along with simple practical lessons that can help you succeed without the need for large budgets.Eamon Ryan, BNest founder said, “When I attended Craig’s talk on digital media strategy, I was really impressed with his knowledge and positive attitude. The idea of inviting Craig to one of our monthly open events came to my head instantly and we’re delighted Craig found time in his busy schedule to come to Limerick to share his knowledge and experience in such an important matter.”The event, which is free and open to all will take place downstairs in the exhibition area of The Hunt Museum on Rutland Street, Limerick on Tuesday, January 15 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. For more information visit www.bnest.ie Shannon Airport braced for a devastating blow RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Limerick on Covid watch list Print WhatsApp TechPost | Episode 9 | Pay with Google, WAZE – the new Google Maps? and Speak don’t Type! Facebook TAGSCommunityLimerick City and CountyNews Twitter NewsCommunitySocial media for a social changeBy Staff Reporter – January 9, 2019 1083 Email Is Aer Lingus taking flight from Shannon?last_img read more

Randstad Studie zur Konkurrenzfähigkeit von deutschen Industrieunternehmen

first_imgLocal NewsBusiness Pinterest Randstad Studie zur Konkurrenzfähigkeit von deutschen Industrieunternehmen Facebook Randstad Studie ergibt: Gutes Personalmanagement steigert die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit. Twitter Pinterest Facebookcenter_img TAGS  WhatsApp By Digital AIM Web Support – February 25, 2021 Twitter WhatsApp Previous articleDIE ALPEGA GRUPPE PRÄSENTIERT BEEINDRUCKENDE ERGEBNISSE FÜR 2020!Next articleAs Companies Reinvent the Workplace for a Hybrid Future, Workplace Platform Envoy Sees Huge Growth in Integrations Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

The New Refi Borrower Profile

first_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Subscribe The rise of mortgage rates over the past few months has triggered a significant slowdown in refinance loans. According to an analysis by CoreLogic, the needs of homeowners who refinance in a rising rate environment is different from the rate-and-term borrowers that dominated the market during the refinance boom.In this video, Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist at CoreLogic, explains how borrowers opt for refinance loans. “Homeowners that obtain a cash-out refinance when rates are at or above the rate on their prior loan may choose a term of up to 30 years on their new loan to keep the change in their monthly mortgage payment as small as possible,” Nothaft said.The analysis found that the share of refinance loans that cash out some home equity is generally very small during a refinance boom. “During 2012, when 30-year fixed-rates fell to an all-time low, the cash-out share of refinancing fell to 10 percent, the lowest recorded in CoreLogic’s public records data during the last two decades,” Nothaft noted. Home / Daily Dose / The New Refi Borrower Profile Share 1Save Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. August 21, 2018 1,234 Views Tagged with: CoreLogic loans mortgage Refinance The New Refi Borrower Profile Previous: Why Housing Worries Keep Americans Up at Night Next: Tackling Natural Disasters, One Borrower at a Time CoreLogic loans mortgage Refinance 2018-08-21 Radhika Ojha Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: Radhika Ojhacenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago  Print This Post in Daily Dose, Featured, News, Servicing The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days agolast_img read more

The 5 Most Competitive Markets

first_img in Daily Dose, Featured, Market Studies, News Subscribe Previous: HUD Secretary to Lead Opportunity and Revitalization Council Next: The Skies Ahead Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago  Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and copy-editor, and a reporter for DS News. She is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her masters degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha, also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas. Home / Daily Dose / The 5 Most Competitive Markets The 5 Most Competitive Markets Share Save About Author: Radhika Ojha Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days agocenter_img Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Bidding Competition Homebuyers Homes Hot Markets HOUSING Wars 2018-12-12 Radhika Ojha The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Competition among homebuyers is easing. In fact, it is at an eight-year low, according to a report by Redfin, which indicated that 32 percent of offers written by their agents on behalf of homebuyers faced one or more competing bid.Last year, in November, this figure stood at 45 percent. Despite this cooling down of competition, certain ZIP codes in California, Boston, and Washington D.C., continue to have a competitive market making them the centers of bidding wars. Topping the list is 96402 in Oakland, California, where 90 percent of offers faced competition in the September to November period.ZIP Code 20009 in Washington, D.C., was the next hotbed for warring homebuyers where 85 percent of offers faced competition from September to November 2018. This was an increase from the 67 percent competition seen in this area last year. 92870 in Orange County, California tied with 20009 for the second spot for the five most competitive markets in the country.Three ZIP codes, one each in San Francisco(94110); Washington, D.C. (20904); and Boston (01890) tied for the third spot with competition on offers rising to 80 percent from not having a large enough volume of offers last year. However, competition in the Washington, D.C. ZIP code of 20904 actually fell from 83 percent in the September to November period in 2017.Two Boston ZIP codes, 02148 and 02476 took the fourth spot with 79 percent offers facing bidding wars in both these areas. However, ZIP code 02148 saw a sizeable dip when compared to last year when all the offers that came on the market facing bidding wars among buyers.95630 in Sacramento and 95035 in San Jose rounded off the top five with 73 percent of the offers facing competition.A notable market that was absent from the list was Seattle, the report indicated, adding that during the spring selling season three out of four offers in Seattle had faced competition. “As of November, only about one of every five offers in the Seattle area faced competition, the lowest rate of Redfin’s largest market,” the report revealed. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago December 12, 2018 2,939 Views Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Tagged with: Bidding Competition Homebuyers Homes Hot Markets HOUSING Warslast_img read more

Former NY mayor outlines belief in true leadership

first_imgThecentral principle of leadership is that a leader has to be certain of his orher beliefs, and stick to them no matter what, according to former New YorkCity mayor Rudy Giuliani.Speakingat the Power of Executing Greatness conference organised by the UK’s Intituteof Leadership and Management, Giuliani laid out the principles he believed werefundamental to leadership. He said if ideas and beliefs dominated what peoplethought then others would follow them.Theformer mayor said that leaders had to be optimists, as nobody followed apessimist, and that leaders had to have courage to succeed.”Ifyou are afraid of something it is probably because there is an opportunity infront of you,” he said. “Feel the fear – it will help you succeed,just don’t let it immobilise you.”Hesaid relentless preparation and teamwork would mean that when somethingunanticipated happened, other plans could be tailored to solve the problem.Finally,he told delegates that communication was the key and the phrase that typified afailing organisation was ‘We don’t know what’s expected of us’.Formore on this story go to www.personneltoday.com/features Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Former NY mayor outlines belief in true leadershipOn 11 Nov 2003 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

Sri Lankan Navy Arrests Persons with 5,194 Conch Shells

first_img View post tag: Conch View post tag: Shells View post tag: Arrests Naval troops attached to SLNS Theraputta of the North-western Naval Command on beach patrol arrested 03 persons attempting illegal transfer of 53 bags of conch shells concealed onboard 02 FGDs in Kailikulam on 30th March 2012.They were handed over to Silawathura Police for further investigations.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , April 02, 2012; Image: navy Back to overview,Home naval-today Sri Lankan Navy Arrests Persons with 5,194 Conch Shells View post tag: Sri View post tag: Lankan View post tag: Navy View post tag: News by topiccenter_img Share this article April 2, 2012 View post tag: Naval View post tag: Persons Sri Lankan Navy Arrests Persons with 5,194 Conch Shells View post tag: 194 View post tag: 5last_img read more