Choppies Enterprises Limited ( 2017 Abridged Report

first_imgChoppies Enterprises Limited ( listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2017 abridged results.For more information about Choppies Enterprises Limited ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Choppies Enterprises Limited ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Choppies Enterprises Limited (  2017 abridged results.Company ProfileChoppies Enterprises Limited is an investment holding company which operates in the grocery supermarket sector. The Choppie brand is associated with superstores, hyperstores and value stores; each offering the full instore range of a bakery, butchery, fresh fruit and vegetables and fast food. The company sells private label products, as well as a range of financial services. Choppies Enterprises Limited also manages a distribution and supply operation, a logistics operation and a maintenance service. Choppies retail outlets target lower to middle-income shoppers; with a total of 212 stores located in the major towns and cities in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. Choppies Enterprises Limited was founded in 1986 and its head office is in Gaborone, Botswanalast_img read more

Expect the unexpected

first_imgAnd certainly, even something as unlikely as a global pandemic was top of a very short list of things that the late statistician and epidemiologist Hans Rosling worried about in his excellent 2018 book Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About The World – And Why Things Are Better Than You Think.Too much of a good thingSo what can investors actually do? Enter Your Email Address Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares As usual, Warren Buffett expressed it best. Click here to claim your free copy of this special investing report now! Post-referendum, UK-focused stocks were a bargain. The resulting logic: load up on them. But not to excess. Ditto banking stocks, pre-pandemic – especially for income investors. Ditto oil and resources stocks.Ditto just about anything, in fact, if done to excess. “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked,” he famously remarked. 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Because as investors, all of us know that we don’t have a crystal ball, providing 20-20 vision into the future. We have forecasts, and guesses, and predictions, and trends – but they all say what might happen, not what will happen. So you’d think that most investors would have the right memories or instincts in place. See all posts by Malcolm Wheatley Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.center_img Seemingly not: the combination of a hunger for returns and over-confidence – especially the latter – is a dangerous brew.Expect the unexpectedInvestors caught without their shorts – or bikini – will of course protest that they didn’t see it coming. And when it comes to a global pandemic, I have some sympathy with that viewpoint.But only some sympathy. Even so, the 2016 Brexit referendum and the ensuing shock acted as a reminder, with many UK-centric shares – such as those in the FTSE 250 – experiencing double-digit falls. 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Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. And undeniably, for many investors the tide has gone out. Brexit, electoral surprises, economic shocks – and of course, a global pandemic that a year ago, none of us saw coming.In each case, investment strategies that appeared rational and sound have been found wanting. Over-exposed to particular equity sectors or asset classes, investors have seen capital values plunge and income shrink. 5 Stocks For Trying To Build Wealth After 50 Markets around the world are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic…And with so many great companies trading at what look to be ‘discount-bin’ prices, now could be the time for savvy investors to snap up some potential bargains.But whether you’re a newbie investor or a seasoned pro, deciding which stocks to add to your shopping list can be daunting prospect during such unprecedented times.Fortunately, The Motley Fool is here to help: our UK Chief Investment Officer and his analyst team have short-listed five companies that they believe STILL boast significant long-term growth prospects despite the global lock-down…You see, here at The Motley Fool we don’t believe “over-trading” is the right path to financial freedom in retirement; instead, we advocate buying and holding (for AT LEAST three to five years) 15 or more quality companies, with shareholder-focused management teams at the helm.That’s why we’re sharing the names of all five of these companies in a special investing report that you can download today for FREE. If you’re 50 or over, we believe these stocks could be a great fit for any well-diversified portfolio, and that you can consider building a position in all five right away.last_img read more

Farmhouse Renovation / Atelier 56S

first_imgCopyResidential Architecture, Renovation•Bruz, France ArchDaily Manufacturers: Technal, Knauf, INSULATED EARTH, SLV, WOODEN PANELS Residential Architecture Farmhouse Renovation / Atelier 56S Farmhouse Renovation / Atelier 56SSave this projectSaveFarmhouse Renovation / Atelier 56SSave this picture!© Jeremias Gonzalez+ 27Curated by María Francisca González Share Photographs “COPY” José Prieto, Fanny Landeau Architects: Atelier 56S Area Area of this architecture project Projects Year:  2018 Save this picture!© Jeremias GonzalezRecommended ProductsWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsDoorsSaliceSliding Door System – Slider S20WindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoDoorsGorter HatchesRoof Hatch – RHT AluminiumText description provided by the architects. The project consists of renovating an old farmhouse. In addition to the classic program of a house, the clients wanted a music room and a studio.Save this picture!© Jeremias Gonzalez France Area:  208 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Save this picture!© Jeremias GonzalezWe propose to preserve the original aspect of the farmhouse and to give it back its unity lost after several interventions in time. Openings are created to illuminate interior spaces. The living spaces and the music room are on the ground floor, along with the master bedroom. The guest rooms and the studio are on the first level, we detached the entire floor from the peripheral walls creating a wooden box aspect. This allows double heights in the living spaces.Save this picture!© Jeremias GonzalezSave this picture!Ground planSave this picture!© Jeremias GonzalezSave this picture!First floor planThe stone wall is visible from the outside and in the interior is coated with earth to benefit from the thermal inertia of the earth. Finally, window frames are made of concrete to keep the mineral aspect of the exterior.Save this picture!© Jeremias GonzalezProject gallerySee allShow less”Svizzera 240: House Tour”: The Swiss Pavilion, Winner of the Golden Lion at the Ven…Architecture News2018 Greenbuild International Conference & ExpoConferenceProject locationAddress:Bruz, FranceLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Lead Architects: Photographs:  Jeremias Gonzalez Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeAtelier 56SOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureRefurbishmentRenovationBruzFrancePublished on June 12, 2018Cite: “Farmhouse Renovation / Atelier 56S” 12 Jun 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodWood Siding in KSR Villa BodrumRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Surface: Nordic DécorWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CorneringWoodBruagRoom Acoustics – Interior Cladding PanelsSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Frequency® FL-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoInternal Walls – Trimoterm, Qbiss OneGlassSolarluxWintergarden – SDL Akzent plusSystems / Prefabricated PanelsInvestwoodCement Bonded Particle Board – VirocPaintKEIMMineral Paint in Hunters Point LibraryCabinetsburgbadMid-Height Cabinet – EssentoSignage / Display SystemsGlasbau HahnMuseum Display CasesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardlast_img read more

Trial to start of woman charged in connection with Mc Sherry road death

first_img Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleUlster club championship arrangements revealedNext articleShiels hits out at “meaningless” budgetary process News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – October 27, 2015 The trial of a woman accused of the death of a man by dangerous driving outside Bundoran is set to start tomorrow.The Circuit Court in Donegal town was told today that the trial of 25-year-old Lisa Roohan could take two to three days.Ms Roohan, from Boyannagh, near Bundoran, is charged with the death of Alan McSherry by dangerous driving near his home at Ardfarna outside Bundoran on August 25, 2013.She is also accused of giving false information to a garda.The body of 48-year-old Mr McSherry was found by his wife Jo on a narrow country road near their home. The couple had moved to Bundoran 16 years earlier from the Birkenhead area of England.Mr McSherry was a surfer and worked as a handyman in Bundoran. Facebook Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img Pinterest Homepage BannerNews Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Trial to start of woman charged in connection with Mc Sherry road death Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Facebook WhatsApp Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North last_img read more

Important Supreme Court Judgments: December 2020

first_imgColumnsImportant Supreme Court Judgments: December 2020 Muneeb Rashid Malik3 Jan 2021 6:32 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court of India has pronounced numerous judgments in the month of December, 2020. In this write-up, the important pronouncements are briefly discussed. Suresh Shah v. Hipad Technology India Private Limited, Arbitration Petition (Civil) No(s). 08/2020 (Decided on 18/12/2020). THE LEASE/TENANCY MATTERS WHICH ARE NOT GOVERNED UNDER THE SPECIAL STATUTES BUT UNDER THE…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court of India has pronounced numerous judgments in the month of December, 2020. In this write-up, the important pronouncements are briefly discussed. Suresh Shah v. Hipad Technology India Private Limited, Arbitration Petition (Civil) No(s). 08/2020 (Decided on 18/12/2020). THE LEASE/TENANCY MATTERS WHICH ARE NOT GOVERNED UNDER THE SPECIAL STATUTES BUT UNDER THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY ACT ARE ARBITRABLE. A Bench comprising the Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justices A.S. Bopanna and V. Ramasubramanian held that if the special statutes do not apply to the premises/property and the lease/tenancy created as on the date when the cause of action arises to seek for eviction or such other relief and in such transaction if the parties are governed by an Arbitration Clause; the dispute between the parties is arbitrable and there shall be no impediment whatsoever to invoke the Arbitration Clause. The Bench also held that eviction or tenancy relating to matters governed by special statutes where the tenant enjoys statutory protection against eviction whereunder the Court/Forum is specified and conferred jurisdiction under the statute alone can adjudicate such matters and in such cases the dispute is non arbitrable. Rahna Jalal v. State of Kerala and Another, Criminal Appeal No 883 of 2020 (Decided on 17/12/2020). NO COMPLETE BAR ON ANTICIPATORY BAIL FOR OFFENCE UNDER MUSLIM WOMEN (PROTECTION OF RIGHTS ON MARRIAGE) ACT 2019 PROVIDED COURT HEARS COMPLAINANT WOMAN. A Bench of Justices Dr Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee held on a true and harmonious construction of Section 438 of CrPC and Section 7(c) of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019, there is no bar on granting anticipatory bail for an offence committed under the Act, provided that the competent court must hear the married Muslim woman who has made the complaint before granting the anticipatory bail. It would be at the discretion of the court to grant ad-interim relief to the accused during the pendency of the anticipatory bail application, having issued notice to the married Muslim woman. The Bench ordered and directed that in the event of the arrest of the appellant, she shall be released on bail by the competent court, subject to her filing a personal bond of Rs 25,000 and the appellant shall cooperate in the course of the investigation by the Investigating Officer. Smt. S Vanitha v. The Deputy Commissioner, Bengaluru Urban District, Civil Appeal No. 3822 of 2020 (Decided on 15/12/2020). SUMMARY EVICTION PROCEDURE UNDER SENIOR CITIZENS ACT CANNOT BE INVOKED TO DEFEAT RIGHT OF RESIDENCE OF WOMAN IN A SHARED HOUSEHOLD AS PER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT. A Bench of Justices Dr Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and Indira Banerjee observed that allowing the Senior Citizens Act 2007 to have an overriding force and effect in all situations, irrespective of competing entitlements of a woman to a right in a shared household within the meaning of the PWDV Act 2005, would defeat the object and purpose which the Parliament sought to achieve in enacting the latter legislation. The law protecting the interest of senior citizens is intended to ensure that they are not left destitute, or at the mercy of their children or relatives. Equally, the purpose of the PWDV Act 2005 cannot be ignored by a sleight of statutory interpretation. Both sets of legislations have to be harmoniously construed. Hence the right of a woman to secure a residence order in respect of a shared household cannot be defeated by the simple expedient of securing an order of eviction by adopting the summary procedure under the Senior Citizens Act 2007. The Bench held that the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act has no overriding effect over the right of residence of a woman in a shared household within the meaning of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. Dr. AKB Sadbhavana Mission School of Homeo Pharmacy v. The Secretary, Ministry of Ayush & Ors., Civil Appeal No. 4049 of 2020 (Decided on 15/12/2020). HOMEOPATHY CAN BE USED IN PREVENTING AND MITIGATING COVID-19 AS PER AYUSH MINISTRY GUIDELINES. A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and MR Shah held that when statutory regulations itself prohibit advertisement, there is no occasion for Homeopathic medical practitioners to advertise that they are competent to cure COVID-19 disease. When the Scientists of entire world are engaged in research to find out proper medicine/vaccine for COVID-19, there is no occasion for making any observation with regard to Homeopathic medical practitioners. The homeopathy does not cure the disease, but it cures the patients. While modifying some observations made by the Kerala High Court, the Bench observed that homeopathy medicine is contemplated to be used in preventing and mitigating COVID-19 as is reflected by the advisory and guidelines issued by the Ministry of AYUSH and the High Court is right in its observation that no medical practitioner can claim that it can cure COVID-19. Iqbal Basith and Others v. N. Subbalakshmi, Civil Appeal No. 1725 of 2010 (Decided on 14/12/2020). ADVERSE INFERENCE CAN BE DRAWN AGAINST PARTY WHO DOES NOT APPEAR IN PERSON TO DEPOSE UNDER SECTION 114 OF THE EVIDENCE ACT. A Bench of Justices RF Nariman, Navin Sinha and Krishna Murari observed that having not entered into the witness box and having not presented himself for cross-examination, an adverse presumption has to be drawn against a party on the basis of the principles contained in Illustration (g) of Section 114 of the Evidence Act, 1872. The Bench allowed the appeal against the concurrent findings by the Trial Court and the High Court. The Bench held that the original defendant did not appear in person to depose, and be cross-examined in the suit and instead his younger brother deposed on the basis of a power of attorney and no explanation was furnished why the original defendant did not appear in person to depose, and therefore, there is no reason not to draw an adverse inference against the defendant in the circumstances. Rohtas & Anr v. State of Haryana, Criminal Appeal No. 38 of 2011 (Decided on 10/12/2020). CHARGE UNDER SECTION 149 IPC CAN BE ALTERED TO SECTION 34 IPC IF COMMON INTENTION AMONG ACCUSED IS PROVEN. A Bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose observed that before the members of an unlawful assembly can be vicariously held guilty of an offence committed in furtherance of common object, it is necessary to establish that not less than five persons, as mandatorily prescribed under Section 141 read with Section 149 of the IPC had actually participated in the occurrence. It is not uncommon, like in the present facts, when although the number of accused is more than five at the time of charge­sheeting, but owing to acquittals of some of them over the course of trial, the remaining number of accused falls below five. It may be true in such cases, as rightly urged by the appellants that the charge under Section 148 and 149 IPC would not survive. This does not, however, imply that Courts can not alter the charge and seek the aid of Section 34 IPC (if there is common intention), or that they cannot assess whether an accused independently satisfies the ingredients of a particular offence. Sections 211 to 224 of CrPC which deal with framing of charges in criminal trials, give significant flexibility to Courts to alter and rectify the charges. The only controlling objective while deciding on alteration is whether the new charge would cause prejudice to the accused, say if he were to be taken by surprise or if the belated change would affect his defence strategy. The emphasis of Chapter XVII of the CrPC is to give a full and proper opportunity to the defence but at the same time to ensure that justice is not defeated by mere technicalities. Section 386 of CrPC bestows even upon the appellate Court such wide powers to make amendments to the charges which may have been erroneously framed earlier. Furthermore, improper, or non­framing of charge by itself is not a ground for acquittal under Section 464 of the CrPC. It must necessarily be shown that failure of justice has been caused, in which case a re­trial may be ordered. The Bench found the appeals without any merit so far as conviction of the appellants under Section 307 IPC was concerned, and dismissed them, however, their conviction under Section 148 was set­aside. Their bail bonds were cancelled and the State of Haryana was directed to take the appellants into custody to serve the remainder of their five­year sentence as awarded by the High Court. Kush Kalra v. Union of India, Writ Petition (Civil) No.1213 of 20 (Decided on 09/12/2020). NO COVID-19 POSTERS OUTSIDE PATIENTS HOMES WITHOUT DIRECTION FROM COMPETENT AUTHORITY UNDER DMA. A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and MR Shah held that no State or Union Territory is required to paste posters outside the residence of COVID-19 positive persons. The State Governments and Union Territories can resort this exercise only when any direction is issued by the competent authority under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. In view of the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare which are referable to exercise of power by the authority under Disaster Management Act, 2005, no requirement is present there regarding pasting of posters against the houses of COVID-19 patients. Daulat Singh (D) Thr. LRS v. The State of Rajasthan, Civil Appeal No. 5650 of 2010 (Decided on 08/12/2020). ACCEPTANCE OF GIFT CAN BE INFERRED BY IMPLIED CONDUCT OF DONEE. A Bench of Justices NV Ramana, S. Abdul Nazeer and Surya Kant observed that Section 122 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 provides that for a gift to be valid, it must be gratuitous in nature and must be made voluntarily. The said giving away implies a complete dispossession of the ownership in the property by the donor. Acceptance of a gift by the donee can be done anytime during the lifetime of the donor. Section 123 provides that for a gift of immovable property to be valid, the transfer must be effectuated by means of a registered instrument bearing the signature of the donor and attested by at least two witnesses. The Bench held that in the present case, the circumstances clearly indicate that there was an acceptance of the gift by the donee during the lifetime of the donor. Not only the gift deed in itself contained recitals about transfer of possession, but also the mutation records and the statements of the both the donor and donee indicate that, there has been an acceptance of the gift by conduct. The respondents failed to bring on record any evidence to rebut the fact that the donee was in enjoyment of the property. It was a transfer between a father and a son and there was a valid acceptance of the gift when the donee­son started living separately. Apart from the point of acceptance by the donee, since the deed is registered, bears the signature of the donor and has been attested by two witnesses, the requirements under Section 123 of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 have been satisfied. The bench allowed the appeal and restored the judgment of Single Bench of the High Court. Sumedh Singh Saini v. State of Punjab, Criminal Appeal No. 827 of 2020 (Decided on 03/12/2020). LONG DELAY IN LODGING FIR IS A VALID CONSIDERATION TO GRANT ANTICIPATORY BAIL. A Bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy, MR Shah held that many a time, delay may not be fatal to the criminal proceedings. However, it always depends upon the facts and circumstances of each case and at the same time, a long delay like 29 years as in the present case can certainly be a valid consideration for grant of anticipatory bail. The Bench noted the fact that the impugned FIR was lodged by the brother of the deceased after a period of almost 29 years from the date of incident and after a period of 9 years from the date of decision in the case of Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar and nothing is on record that in between he had taken any steps to initiate criminal proceedings and/or lodged an FIR, therefore, a case is made out by the appellant for grant of anticipatory bail under Section 438, Cr.P.C. Sandeep Kumar and Others v. State of Uttarakhand, Criminal Appeal Nos. 1512-1513 of 2017 (Decided on 02/12/2020). NO CONVICTION UNDER SECTION 304B IPC IF UNNATURAL DEATH IS NOT ESTABLISHED. A Bench of Justices RF Nariman, K M Joseph and Aniruddha Bose observed that in a marriage performed within seven years before the death of the wife, the death must be unnatural. Soon before the death, the deceased wife must have been at the receiving end of cruelty or harassment, on account of demand for dowry, which is described as dowry death. The relatives concerned, including husband, become liable. Section 113B of the Evidence Act comes to the rescue of the prosecutor by providing for a presumption that a person has caused dowry death if, it is shown that soon before her death, she was subjected by such person for cruelty or harassment for or in connection with demand for dowry. The Bench held that the High Court erred in reversing the acquittal of the trial court and the High Court exceeded the settled position that an acquittal should not be interfered with by the appellate court merely for the reason that an alternate view was possible. S.D. Containers Indore v. M/s Mold Tek Packaging Ltd., Civil Appeal No.3695 of 2020 (Decided on 01/12/2020). HIGH COURTS NOT HAVING COMMERCIAL DIVISION COMPETENT TO CONSIDER CANCELLATION OF DESIGN UNDER SECTION 22 (4) OF DESIGNS ACT. A Bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta and Ajay Rastogi observed that Section 7 of the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 deals with the situation where the High Courts have ordinary original civil jurisdiction. There is no provision in the Commercial Courts Act, 2015 either prohibiting or permitting the transfer of the proceedings under the Design Act, 2000 to the High Courts which do not have ordinary original civil jurisdiction. Section 21 of the 2015 Act gives an overriding effect, only if the provisions of the Act have anything inconsistent with any other law for the time being in force or any instrument having effect by virtue of law other than this Act. Since the 2015 Act has no provision either prohibiting or permitting the transfer of proceedings under the 2000 Act, Section 21 of the 2015 Act cannot be said to be inconsistent with the provisions of the 2000 Act. It is only the inconsistent provisions of any other law which will give way to the provisions of 11 the 2015 Act. In terms of Section 22(4) of the 2000 Act, the defendant has a right to seek cancellation of the design which necessarily mandates the Courts to transfer the suit. The transfer of suit is a ministerial act if there is a prayer for cancellation of the registration. If a suit is to be transferred to Commercial Division of the High Court having ordinary original civil jurisdiction, then the Civil Suit in which there is plea to revoke the registered design has to be transferred to the High Court where there is no ordinary original civil jurisdiction. The Bench held that it is not necessary that a suit involving the issue of cancellation of design under Section 22(4) of the Designs Act should be heard by a High Court having a Commercial Division and therefore, a High Court without original civil jurisdiction and a commercial division is competent to consider such a case. (Muneeb Rashid Malik can be reached at [email protected] and he tweets @muneebmalikrash).Next Storylast_img read more

Election to be held Saturday February 8th

first_img Google+ Election to be held Saturday February 8th RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Twitter Facebook DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleMarian Harkin to run as Independent in upcoming general electionNext articleMajor building project announced for Scoil Mhuire in Buncrana News Highland Pinterest AudioElections 2020Homepage BannerNewscenter_img By News Highland – January 14, 2020 Pinterest Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction The election will be held on Saturday the 8th of February.Leo Varadkar has been briefing cabinet Ministers.Political Correspondent Sean Defoe is at government buildings:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Google+ News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford last_img read more

Surveillance video shows burglar punched priest who confronted him after he allegedly broke into church

first_imgABC News(CHICAGO) — Chicago police released surveillance video this week showing a young thug punching a priest in the face after the clergyman confronted the young man about alleged breaking into his church. when he was trying to find out what the burglar did in his church.Father Matthew Compton was working on the second floor of the rectory of Thomas More Church on Chicago’s south side last Friday when he heard unusual noises.Compton initially thought it was someone with some kind of medical problem in the hallway at around 11:30 PM.Compton looked into the hallway and saw a man in a black hoodie whom he did not recognize.“I realized immediately it’s not the pastor,” Compton told ABC News. “It’s a different person,” he said.Compton, 41, ran after the individual, whom he described as in his late 20s.“Who are you, what are you doing here?” he asked.The alleged burglar punched the priest on the side of his head and scratched his face before fleeing towards a back door.“He was shocked that I was there,” Compton said.Compton ran after the man and confronted him again at the back door.The priest asked the man again, “Why are you here?”He said the man responded, “I am here to pray.”“No you are not,” the priest recalled responding to the young burglar.The offender then forced the door open and fled into an alley.Compton then locked the back door and sought to locate his pastor – the only other person in the rectory at that time of night.The two clergyman quickly realized that items including a printer, a laptop computer and Compton’s wallet was missing.“I wanted to know what was happening, I wanted to know who he was,” Compton said. “I knew he did not belong [in] the building, but I was trying to sort out what exactly was taking place,” he said.“I wasn’t thinking through what the best cause of action was,” he said. “I probably should have gone back to my office and called the police right away.”The confrontation lasted about two and half minutes. Police arrived about 10 to 15 minutes after the incident was reported. The church has been been burglarized and vandalized at least four times, Compton said.He said that the alleged burglar and another person apparently entered the building through a hole they made by dislodging an air conditioner.“The presence [of the alleged thief] is unsettling,” Compton said. “And the sense of not respecting my rights, my property, my residence, to my knowledge, I’ve never done anything to him,” he said.Though annoyed and alarmed, Compton, who has been a priest for 14 years, said he hopes the young man redeems himself.“At the same time, coming from the Catholic faith, I forgive him. I want to forgive him, and my hope is that he changes,” he said.Compton said that he and his pastor now lock all the doors, turn on an alarm system and retreat to their rooms early.“We go to the room earlier in the evening, so we can have all the alarms activated – not just the door, but all the alarms in the building activated,” he said.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Knight Frank reshuffles at the top after residential boss leaves

first_imgIt’s all change at Knight Frank as it’s revealed that the man at the top, Andrew Hay, will step down in March 2020, retiring from the Knight Frank partnership and his role as global head of residential after 37 years at the agency.Andrew’s role consists of two key elements, UK residential and global residential. However, it seems it’s a very large task for one man to head. Due to the growth of Knight Frank’s international network and scope of these roles, they will now be separated.Tim Hyatt (above, right), Head of London Residential, will take over as Head of UK residential on 1st April 2020 and will also sit on Knight Frank’s Group Executive Board. A further announcement will follow on Tim’s successor in London.Dawes scoresRupert Dawes (above, left) has become Global Head of Residential, effective immediately. Rupert will also continue in his role as joint head of residential development.Alistair Elliott, Senior Partner and Group Chairman, Knight Frank said, “Both Tim and Rupert come to their new roles with a wealth of experience that will ensure the residential business, both in the UK and globally will be well positioned for its next phase, there is lots to look forward to.“I would like to thank Andrew for his guardianship of the residential business for the last eight years. His passion and energy for Knight Frank is, and always has been, inspiring. His ability and enthusiasm has been key to ensuring Knight Frank has a truly connected global network. Andrew remains in his role until 1 April 2020, and I know there will be no slowing of pace during that time.”Read more about Knight Frank.  September 27, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » Knight Frank reshuffles at the top after residential boss leaves previous nextAgencies & PeopleKnight Frank reshuffles at the top after residential boss leavesFollowing the departure of Andrew Hay as the company’s global residential boss, his role has been split in two.Sheila Manchester27th September 201901,890 Viewslast_img read more

RFA Fort Victoria Returns to UK

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today RFA Fort Victoria Returns to UK December 10, 2013 Training & Education After stopping 20 armed pirate groups and seizing more than 50 pirates, RFA Fort Victoria has completed a marathon 40-month deployment by sailing home yesterday. For many of her 1,197 days away from the United Kingdom, support ship RFA Fort Victoria has acted as Britain’s leading warrior in the fight against 21st-Century piracy in the Indian Ocean.The vessel – built to provide the warships of the Royal Navy with fuel, food, ammunition and stores – has twice acted as the flagship of a specially-formed task force of sailors and Royal Marines charged with successfully hunting down ‘pirate action groups’ – clusters of skiffs and mother ships operating off the Somali coast, intending to attack merchant shipping.Each one of the successful blows against the pirates – be it a disrupted attack or arresting suspects – has been marked with skull and crossbones painted on the bridge wing of the 35,000-tonne oiler/replenishment ship: 20 successes in all.Fort Vic’s deployment began when she left Crombie Jetty, near Rosyth in Scotland, in August 2010 – and it is to the same place that she returns, mission complete.“During our time away we have led a number of counter piracy task groups, captured over 50 pirates, recaptured a large Italian bulk carrier – the MV Montecristo – rescued a significant number of merchant seamen from pirates and, most importantly, made the waters around Somalia much safer,” said her Commanding Officer Capt Shaun Jones OBE RFA.The ship is a specialist auxiliary, fast and well armed; she carries stores, ammunition and fuel as well as having a large flight deck and hanger.This has allowed RFA Fort Victoria to not only conduct her patrols but to replenish other British and Allied warships in the region to enable them to stay on task longer.Although the ship has been away from the UK since August 2010, her 150 crew – mostly Royal Fleet Auxiliary, supported by Royal Navy and Civil Service personnel – change every few months.“It has been a magnificent honour to serve as Fort Victoria’s Commanding Officer through much of this period and I have nothing but admiration for the men and women who have worked onboard,” said Capt Jones.“Together the RFA, Royal Navy and Civil Service personnel – plus other military units who have served in the ship – have ensured that the deployment was such a unique and stunning success.”“We are all looking forward to seeing our families and loved ones again and the ship will now have a well deserved refit prior to returning to operations in early 2015.”Fort Victoria’s east-of-Suez mission is being continued by RFA Fort Austin, which is currently the flagship of the international Combined Task Force 151, overseeing the counter-piracy effort across 2.5 million square miles of Indian Ocean.[mappress]Press Release, December 10, 2013; Image: Royal Navycenter_img RFA Fort Victoria Returns to UK Share this articlelast_img read more

Man’s Companion Entitled To Compensation For Services, COA Rules

first_img Man’s Companion Entitled To Compensation For Services, COA RulesOlivia Covington for www.theindianalwyer.comAn Indiana probate court correctly allowed a woman’s partial claim for compensation for 14 years of household and medical services to a man she considered a “loving companion,” the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Friday, finding the woman had rebutted the presumption her services were gratuitous.After George Henry’s wife, Phyllis, developed cystic fibrosis, he hired Nadene Woods to work as his wife’s assistant for four days a week at a rate of $150 per week. When Phyllis Henry died in February 1998, Woods began taking on household duties for the widower.Then, when Henry suffered a heart attack, Woods moved into the house while also maintaining a separate residence. Woods continued to care for Henry after his second heart attack in 2010 and until his death in 2012.After Henry died, Woods filed a claim against his estate, seeking compensation in the amount of $381,355 for her 14 years of service. The claim was substantially disallowed by the estate executor, but at an ensuing bench trial the Marion Superior Court partially allowed Woods’ claim and awarded her $125,400.On appeal, Henry’s estate argued Woods was required to rebut a presumption that her services were gratuitous and that she was unable to meet that requirement. But Indiana Court of Appeals Judge L. Mark Bailey wrote in a Friday opinion the trial court made no specific finding or conclusion as to whether Woods rebutted such a presumption.However, Bailey further wrote there was no evidence of a biological, marital or adoptive relationship between Henry and Woods. Thus, “the probate court’s omission of a finding or conclusion relative to whether Woods rebutted a presumption of gratuitousness is not error.”Henry’s estate further challenged the trial court’s finding of fact that Henry had told some of his friends he didn’t need to marry Woods and that when he died she would be well taken care of. The estate claimed such a statement could have been used “to support a finding that George Henry had agreed in the future to compensate Nadene for her services,” but Bailey wrote such an argument does not provide grounds for reversal.Finally, Henry’s estate argued Woods was unable to prove the existence of an implied contract for payment of her services in the absence of an express contract, so her claim must fail due to a lack of evidence. But the appellate panel also rejected that argument, finding the evidence of Woods’ years of service to Henry would allow her to succeed on both implied contract and unjust enrichment claims.“(Henry’s children) made no arrangements for alternate care and thus incurred no expense depleting potential estate assets,” Bailey wrote. “It would be unjust to permit the Estate to retain all the assets preserved without making payment to Woods.”Chief Judge Nancy Vaidik concurred in result, writing in a separate opinion “the rebuttable presumption that services are gratuitous should apply to this case because although Woods and Henry were not married, they lived together as a couple and operated as a family for fourteen years.”But Vaidik also wrote she agreed Woods had rebutted the presumption by proving an implied contract. Thus, because the majority found an implied contract worth $125,400, Vaidik concurred in result.The case is The Estate of George A. Henry, Deceased v. Nadene Woods, 49A05-1604-PL-810.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more