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first_img Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares The best UK shares to buy now may not necessarily be those companies with the strongest growth prospects. Similarly, they may not be those stocks that trade at the cheapest prices. 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first_imgWinning start: England lift the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield. Photo: InphoSTATISTICS19 – The number of ball carries made by Billy Vunipola, more than any other player. Stuart Hogg was Scotland’s top carrier with 17 and the top metre maker with 90.9 – The number of lineouts won by George Kruis, more than twice as many as Richie Gray (four).12 – The number of penalties conceded by England compared to nine by Scotland.5 – The number of rucks/mauls lost by England compared to three by Scotland.Scotland: S Hogg; S Maitland, M Bennett, M Scott, T Seymour (D Taylor 66); F Russell, G Laidlaw (capt); A Dickinson (G Reid 58), R Ford (S McInally 65), WP Nel (Z Fagerson 69), R Gray, J Gray (T Swinson 70), J Barclay (B Cowan 59), J Hardie, D Denton.Pens: Laidlaw 3.England: M Brown; A Watson, J Joseph, O Farrell, J Nowell; G Ford, D Care (B Youngs 55); J Marler (M Vunipola 49), D Hartley (capt, J George77), D Cole, J Launchbury (C Lawes 47), G Kruis, C Robshaw (J Clifford 69), J Haskell, B Vunipola.Tries: Kruis, Nowell. Con: Farrell. Pen: Farrell.Referee: John Lacey (Ireland) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS TAGS: Highlight Man of the Match: Billy Vunipola (England)For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here. A round-up of what’s hot and what’s not from the Calcutta Cup match at Murrayfield Full stretch: George Kruis scores the opening try of the 2016 Calcutta Cup. Photo: Inpho The 2016 Calcutta Cup clash was a tight, edgy affair in Edinburgh, with England coming out on top thanks to tries from George Kruis and Jack Nowell. Both sides showed plenty of endeavour, but their execution was lacking. Eddie Jones will be pleased to have started his reign as England coach with a win but his team did not assert themselves as convincingly as he would have liked in the physical exchanges, earning parity in the scrum but often being caught out at the breakdown by quicker Scottish reactions. Scotland, too, will be disappointed they did not threaten England’s line more regularly.WHAT’S HOT…Contrasting back rows – As expected, England’s trio favoured big, powerful surges, Man of the Match Billy Vunipola in particular making ground, while Scotland’s back row were more dynamic and far quicker to reach the breakdown. Openside John Hardie was a notable presence with ball in hand and the men in blue certainly reaped more rewards at the contact area.On the ball: Scotland openside John Hardie was a threat with ball in hand. Photo: InphoIt could make for an interesting scavenging tussle in Cardiff next week if Hardie and John Barclay get the nod again and Wales field Sam Warburton and Justin Tipuric. England might need to rethink their back-row balance, though. Chris Robshaw and James Haskell certainly got through a lot of work, but the team still lack a turnover specialist; Matt Kvesic is the one man in the squad who can deliver this.Energetic wingers – Anthony Watson was the first wide man to make a significant run, jinking in and out of defenders and using his rapid speed to good effect. Jack Nowell got himself involved early on, too, putting in a smart chip over Tommy Seymour and chasing down Stuart Hogg over the try-line, earning England the scrum from which George Kruis scored. In the second half, he got on the scoresheet himself with a pop pass from Mako Vunipola allowing Owen Farrell to send him over. All in all, Nowell was England’s standout back.Corner stop: Jack Nowell dives over out wide for England’s second try. Photo: InphoFor the Scots, Tommy Seymour was lively and while he dropped a few balls in attack, he was a determined chaser whenever the high balls went up and put pressure on England’s catchers. Sean Maitland also got involved regularly, coming off his wing to offer himself as an attacking option like the game’s other wide men.Leaders – Dylan Hartley had a good first outing as England skipper, helping provide a solid platform at the set-piece, while Chris Robshaw was a workhorse in the tight phases, leading by example even though he no longer leads the team. George Kruis and James Haskell deserve a mention for their work-rate too. Greig Laidlaw was as solid as ever at nine and Jonny Gray yet again tackled himself to a standstill, showing the qualities that mark him out as a future Scotland captain. The leadership shown by players on both sides will be welcomed by the management teams.WHAT’S NOT…Ball control – Both teams showed a desire to run the ball and such a frenetic pace was bound to lead to a few errors, but the number of knock-ons will be a worry for the two coaching teams. Looking after the ball is the most important part of the game and players for England and Scotland coughed up possession too easily too often. It’s a minor thing given his performance around the park, but Billy Vunipola also needs to work on his control at the base of the scrum.Leading figures: Greig Laidlaw and Jonny Gray celebate winning a penalty. Photo: InphoDecisions at No 10 – Finn Russell is sure to rue the choice he made after intercepting an England pass in Scotland’s 22 midway through the second half. He opted to kick the ball rather than draw the defender and offload to Stuart Hogg outside him. Had he gone for the pass it could well have led to a try.In the white No 10 jersey, George Ford lacked the authority and decisiveness seen in last year’s Six Nations. He seemed to ponder his next move that second too long and often took a poor option, running into a wall of defenders or putting up an aimless high ball. His club travails have no doubt knocked his confidence but he needs to rediscover his natural instincts fast in this championship.Whistling! – It’s long been a bugbear of Rugby World but despite the signs popping up around the stadium calling on fans to respect the kicker, whistles and jeers were continually heard during penalty and conversion attempts. And it wasn’t just Owen Farrell who got the brunt of it; even Greig Laidlaw felt the force of negative crowd noise. Then during his post-match, on-field interview, Dylan Hartley was booed. These sort of crowd reactions must stop. All players and officials should be respected.last_img read more

first_imgWho do you think will come away with the victory?Also don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook and Twitter. After a comprehensive victory against Canada, Scotland will look to do the same against the United States. Summer Tours: Scotland vs USA PreviewScotland kicked off their 2018 Summer Tour with a comprehensive victory over Canada in Edmonton last week.Coach Gregor Townsend named a young, inexperienced side but this mattered little as the men in blue romped away in the second half to secure a final score of 48 points to 10. In total they scored seven tries with George Turner scoring a hat-trick as Canada were outclassed in pretty much every respect.But the United States will be more of a challenge for the Scots this weekend.The USA are currently undefeated this year after defeating Argentina XV, Canada, Chile, Brazil, Uruguay and Russia, however they have not played anyone with the skill and class of Scotland up to this point.Related: All The 2018 Summer Tour Fixtures & TV DetailsWhats the big team news?Gregor Townsend has made 12 changes for the Scotland team to face the USA later this week with Stuart Hogg coming in to captain the side after Grant Gilchrist dropped to the bench. There are three players who retain their spots in the starting lineup with Ben Toolis, Byron McGuigan and Blair Kinghorn starting again.Additionally there are a number of debutants with George Horne and Matt Fagerson starting alongside their brothers Peter and Zander. They are the 48th and 49th brothers to play for Scotland and it is the eighth time that two sets of brothers will be on the field at the same time.Luke Hamilton, Jamie Bhatti, George Turner, Adam Hastings, and Lewis Carmichael all will make their first international starts in Houston.Coach Gary Gold has stuck with the same XV that recently smashed Russia 62-13. There are also only two changes made to the bench with James Kilterbrand and Olive Kilifi, being replaced by Dylan Fawsitt and Titi Lamositele.Adam Hastings is set to make his first international start against USA (Getty Images)What have the coaches said?Scotland coach Gregor Townsend: “We always planned to play as much of the squad as possible on this tour and we also deliberately picked more Edinburgh players in the first game because their season finished earlier.“Now we welcome most of the Glasgow Warriors contingent into the team. On top of that, there are seven players making their first starts for the country, which is really exciting, and we are looking forward to them going out and grabbing this opportunity. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img “The USA have won their last six games and scored a lot of points in the process. They’ve beaten two teams that have already qualified for the Rugby World Cup – Uruguay and Russia – and put 60 points on both of them.“They are definitely improving as a team and are playing with a lot of confidence.“You can see in the way they attack and defend that they are well coached, added to which there are some exceptional individuals that offer running threats throughout their side, so this will be a real test for us on Saturday.”USA coach Gary Gold: “Despite a few early challenges, the chemistry of this group worked well last week—even though we’d only spent a relatively short amount of time together as a unit. We’ve had another week to build on our rhythm as a collective and grow in our individual roles which will undoubtedly help us against a quality side in Scotland.”Any interesting statistics?Scotland have won their last five matches against the USA, the most recent of which came in 2015. Scotland won by 39 points to 16.Scotland’s team this weekend will feature 10 Glasgow Warriors players.Four of the past five games with Wayne Barnes refereeing, Scotland have had a forward sent to the sin-bin.George Horne and Adam Hastings played together five times this year for Glasgow and will play at 9 and 10 this weekend.USA have qualified for every World Cup apart from 1995, and did so this year with an 80-44 aggregate win over Canada.Scotland last played the USA at the 2015 World Cup (Getty Images)When does it kickoff and is it on TV?Like the Canada match last week, be prepared for an early start with the game kicking off at 02.00 in the morning on Sunday. The game will be televised on BBC.What are the lineups? SCOTLAND: Hogg (Glasgow Warriors), Kinghorn (Edinburgh), Grigg (Glasgow Warriors), P Horne (Glasgow Warriors), McGuigan (Sale Sharks), Hastings (Glasgow Warriors), G Horne (Glasgow Warriors), Bhatti (Glasgow Warriors), Turner (Glasgow Warriors), Z Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors), Carmichael (Edinburgh), Toolis (Edinburgh), Swinson (Glasgow Warriors), Hamilton (unattached), M Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors).Replacements: Brown (Glasgow Warriors), Dell (Edinburgh), McCallum (Edinburgh), Gilchrist (Edinburgh), Denton (Leicester Tigers), Hidalgo-Clyne (Scarlets), Bennett (Edinburgh), Fife (Edinburgh).USA: Hooley, Scully (C), Campbell, Lasike, Brache, MacGinty, Davies, Fry, Taufete’e, Mullen, Manoa, Civetta, Quill, Germishuys, Dolan,Replacements: Fawsitt, Lamositele, Baumann, Peterson, Landry, Augspurger, Magie, Audsley Captain: Stuart Hogg has been named as captain to face the USA (Getty Images) last_img read more

first_img Associate Rector Columbus, GA Posted Sep 4, 2014 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Featured Jobs & Calls Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Ecumenical & Interreligious, New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books [Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken of “a state of emergency” in the Middle East for Christians and other minorities.After meeting and praying with leaders and representatives of Middle East churches at Lambeth Palace on Sept. 3, the archbishop said there have been “gross violations” of “fundamental rights and freedoms” in the region.Read the text of the statementFlanked by the other church leaders, the archbishop said in a statement to the media: “We gather today as Christians, including those originally from the Middle East, to stand in solidarity and prayer with our brothers and sisters, who seek to practice their faith and belief in lands where they have been a continuing presence since the beginning of Christianity,” he said.Calling for justice “without impunity”, the Archbishop said the suffering of those bearing the brunt of ongoing terror “requires us to act and bear witness to their plight, whatever ethnic group or religious minority they come from.”Later in the morning, the archbishop joined other faith leaders at a joint peace vigil for Iraq outside Westminster Abbey. Submit an Event Listing Rector Washington, DC Rector Tampa, FL Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Hopkinsville, KY Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Press Release Service Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Submit a Press Release The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Smithfield, NC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Martinsville, VA Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Submit a Job Listing Advocacy Peace & Justice, Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Featured Events Archbishop of Canterbury, Rector Shreveport, LA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Albany, NY Rector Collierville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Youth Minister Lorton, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Bath, NC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Anglican Communion, Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Middle East Rector Knoxville, TN Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Belleville, IL Tags Rector Pittsburgh, PA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Video: Archbishop of Canterbury on Christians in the Middle East An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC last_img read more

first_img  85 total views,  1 views today Stephen Lloyd Awards open for entries Tagged with: Funding pro bono The inaugural Stephen Lloyd Awards, set up in memory of the widely respected charity law specialist, are now open to entries.The awards were established following Lloyd’s death in August 2014 to reflect his commitment to innovation in tackling social issues. They are designed to encourage and support “the development of new ideas and early stage projects that have real potential to achieve practical, sustainable social change”.Funding and pro bono supportThe awards combine funding of up to £20,000 from philanthropists and social investors with expert pro bono support from specialists in the charity and social enterprise sectors.Phillip Kirkpatrick, a member of the awards committee and partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite, said:“Stephen was a social pioneer of the highest order and we are honoured to be able to continue his legacy through these awards.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 17 February 2015 | News The committee is particularly interested in ideas that aim to tackle social problems at a systemic level, and that identify an inadequately met social need and an innovative means of meeting it.Ideas should be at a start-up or early stage, and be practical, scalable and sustainable.Applications to the Stephen Lloyds Awards are open from 16 February to 10 April 2015. The recipients will be announced in July.The organisers of the awards are also still inviting financial donations and offers of pro bono professional skills.The awards website includes an appropriate little touch that recognises Lloyd’s creative thinking. The ‘favicon’ for each page, the small graphic that is not visible on each page but which acts as a mini logo when the page is bookmarked or listed in a web browser’s history, is a lightbulb. 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  86 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

first_imgWW photo: LeiLani DowellSome 2,000 women from across India converged in Kerala for the third All-India Women’s Conference from Jan. 29 to 31. The gathering, organized by the All India Mahila Samskarika Sanghatana, focused on resisting atrocities committed against women in India, including gang rape, child marriages, dowry killings, sexual harassment in workplaces and more. Attending in solidarity were international delegates from Bangladesh, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the U.S. More coverage of this event will appear in future issues of Workers World (workers.org).FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

first_img Help by sharing this information Organisation read in RussianReporters Without Borders today condemned the arrest of independent journalist Ulugbek Khaidarov on a trumped-up charge on 14 September in Jizak and voiced concern about the fate of President Islam Karimov’s nephew, opposition journalist Djamshid Karimov, of whom there has been no word since he went missing two earlier.“We are witnessing the death of Uzbekistan’s independent press at the hands of the police state,” the press freedom organisation warned. Khaidarov was waiting for a bus on 14 September when a woman suddenly slipped money into his pocket. Police arrested him seconds later, although he had already managed to pull out the money and throw it to the ground. Since then, they have been holding him in Jizak prison on a charge of “extortion and blackmail” under article 165 of the criminal code. He faces between 5 and 10 years in prison.Karimov was seen for the last time on his way home on 12 September after visiting his mother in hospital. He and Khaidarov are both former Uzbekistan correspondents of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, contributors to the independent websites fergana.ru and centrasia.ru and opposition supporters. And both have long been the targets of harassment by the Karimov regime.The disappearance of one and arrest of the other have raised concerns that the authorities have entered a new stage in the drive to stamp out dissent in Uzbekistan.Ever since the Andijan uprising in May 2005, the authorities have been forcing the foreign media out of the country and have been trying to silence the local independent media, making it impossible for the most outspoken journalists to find work and driving them into exile. Those that resist are subject to systematic judicial harassment.————-Create your blog with Reporters without borders: www.rsfblog.org September 19, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Regime persecutes last independent journalists including president’s nephew February 11, 2021 Find out more The family of journalist Djamshid Karimov (photo), who is the president’s nephew, has had no word of him for the past week. His well-known opposition to his uncle makes them fear for his life. Two days after he disappeared, independent journalist Ulugbek Khaidarov was framed by police on an extortion charge and faces five years in prison. May 11, 2021 Find out more News Uzbek blogger facing possible 10-year jail term Follow the news on Uzbekistan UzbekistanEurope – Central Asia to go further News News UzbekistanEurope – Central Asia Receive email alerts New press freedom predators elected to UN Human Rights Council More than six years in prison for Uzbek blogger who covered corruption News October 15, 2020 Find out more RSF_en last_img read more

first_img Twitter A goose is startled as Northup Grumman’s Antares rocket lifts off the launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Island flight facility in Wallops Island, Va., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. The rocket is delivering cargo to the International Space Station. Local NewsState TAGS  Facebook Pinterest By Digital AIM Web Support – March 19, 2021 WhatsAppcenter_img WhatsApp Facebook Space station launch honors ‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician Pinterest Twitter Previous articleOAT021821_Animals_01Next articleDeBrincat scores twice for Blackhawks in 2-1 OT win at Stars Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img read more

first_imgNews Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ By News Highland – August 23, 2013 Twitter A man’s due in court in Armagh later charged with the deaths of two women – five years apart – in the same town.They were 47 year old Michelle Bickerstaff, who died in Dromore (pron Drum-more) in County Down in April 2012 – and Margaret Weise, who was 50 and died in 2007.A file on the death of a third woman, Elizabeth McKee, over a decade ago has been sent to the Public Prosecution Service. Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic WhatsAppcenter_img WhatsApp Previous articleInterim Emergency Department at LGH now “fully open”Next articleTwo-year-old boy drowns in Co Waterford News Highland Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+ Man due in court in Armagh over deaths of two women Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Facebook Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more