The Brumbies upset the touring Lions with historic victory in Canberra

first_imgWednesday Jun 19, 2013 The Brumbies upset the touring Lions with historic victory in Canberra Brumbies coach Jake White has described their 14-12 victory over the touring British and Irish Lions as one of the highlights of his life. It was the first midweek loss by the Lions since 1997, when they lost to Northern Transvaal in South Africa. The Lions lost to an Australian provincial side for the first time in 42 years as their 2013 winning run came to an end with what coach Warren Gatland has called a ‘reality check’.The Kiwi coach picked somewhat of a scratch side to face the Brumbies, including no less than four players that had joined the squad just days prior to kick-off in Canberra.The Brumbies themselves weren’t at full strength however, missing the majority of their Wallaby players and fielding an inexperienced outfit, an aspect that thrilled coach Jake White.“It’s as high as it gets,” said White after the famous win. “I’ve been lucky enough to win a senior and junior World Cup, but to beat the Lions, especially the way it was done, with a group of boys with 28 Test caps, of which one player (Clyde Rathbone) has 26, and [skipper Peter Kimlin] two.“It’s got to be as good as it gets in rugby union. It’s a massive result. This is a very young group of players who only got together 18 months ago and no one would ever have dreamt that we would have achieve Super Rugby-wise but to also get a win against the Lions doesn’t happen.“The boys sitting in the Wallaby camp watching that will be thinking that it is doable now. The Wallabies probably thought that they faced a massive uphill battle. Now they are thinking that it is possible,” said the Springbok’s 2007 Rugby World Cup winning coach.Warren Gatland said that they lacked urgency and intensity in the first half, but there were positive signs in the second that they will be taking forward to the first Test on Saturday.“It’s part of being on tour. You regroup after you get a bit of a knock and you take your disappointment and it’s how you respond to it, how this group of players respond to it this weekend. It’s a reality check.”View extended highlightsDo you think the Wallabies now have the psychological edge going into the first Test?Extended highlights of the Brumbies’ famous victory over the British and Irish Lions in CanberraADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error British & Irish Lions 2013 Related Articles 235 WEEKS AGO Warren Gatland confirms British & Irish Lions… 399 WEEKS AGO Brian O’Driscoll’s incredible skill at training… 413 WEEKS AGO Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia,… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life Reports10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Hogan House / Furumori Koichi architectural design studio

first_imgArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/920844/hogan-house-furumori-koichi-architectural-design-studio Clipboard CopyHouses•Kitakyūshū, Japan Hogan House / Furumori Koichi architectural design studioSave this projectSaveHogan House / Furumori Koichi architectural design studio Japan Lead Architects: Koichi Furumori+Kohei Hashisako+Kenichi Anai ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/920844/hogan-house-furumori-koichi-architectural-design-studio Clipboard Houses Year:  “COPY” “COPY” Projects Manufacturers: YKK AP, A&A, ESSE Ironheat, ICOT RYOWA, KY Tile Co., Ltd., Maeda Mokuzai, Thearender, Trimble Navigation Photographs Engineering:Kenichiro Takashima, Atelier742Landscape:Tomohiro UrataConsultants:Yamashita KensetsuDesign Team:Koichi Furumori, Kohei Hashisako, Kenichi AnaiCity:KitakyūshūCountry:JapanMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Kyoko OmoriRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensText description provided by the architects. In the first meeting several plans and views were presented by the owner. There were also many ideas from discussions with the all four family members. Because they were considering many things so far, we definitely wanted to realize their ideas as they want.Save this picture!© Kyoko OmoriSave this picture!Detail 01Save this picture!© Kyoko OmoriFirst of all, in order to make easier discussion of the design based on the plan view, we proposed to visualize the grid as the grid beams. Also, by placing pillars and walls on the grid, we proposed them any possible plans. The grid beam was established with general carpentering technology without any special techniques or machine.Save this picture!© Kyoko OmoriSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Kyoko OmoriAs a result, even if the family composition changed in the future, they can move walls and pillars accordingly. In recent years, by the development of computer’s software, any forms and construction methods have become possible. Hopefully in the future, we will be able to return again to the owner without relying on the privileged freedom by us alone.Save this picture!© Kyoko OmoriProject gallerySee allShow lessSong House / AZL ArchitectsSelected ProjectsOrigin Villa / kooo architectsSelected Projects Share Area:  330 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Architects: Furumori Koichi architectural design studio Area Area of this architecture project 2018 Photographs:  Kyoko Omori Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Save this picture!© Kyoko Omori+ 13Curated by Martita Vial Share Hogan House / Furumori Koichi architectural design studio CopyAbout this officeFurumori Koichi architectural design studioOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKitakyūshūJapanPublished on July 12, 2019Cite: “Hogan House / Furumori Koichi architectural design studio” 11 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogFaucets / SinkshansgroheKitchen SinksGlass3MSun Control Window Film in MarkthalPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceRetractable StructuresShadeFXRetractable Canopies in Beverly HillsPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesIsland Exterior FabricatorsSpecialty Facade SystemsWoodSculptformTimber Tongue and Groove CladdingSkylightsVELUX CommercialLonglight 5-30° – Modular SkylightsBars / Wire / MeshJakobWebnet – Sports NetSuspension SystemsMetawellAluminum Panels for Ceiling SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteHanging LampsLuminisPendant Lights – HollowcoreHandicap BathroomAamsco Lighting, Inc.Mirror-Lux LED Illuminated MirrorMore products »Save想阅读文章的中文版本吗?方格之间,移动带来自由 / 古森弘一建筑设计事务所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 streamlast_img read more

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Changes to GASDS and tax rules take effect this month

first_imgChanges to GASDS and tax rules take effect this month Changes in rules for the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) have come into force with the start of the new tax year.The changes to GASDS came into effect at the beginning of April, with revised guidance from the Government.The Act changes the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme by removing the two-year eligibility rule and the Gift Aid history requirement to allow more smaller and newer charities to benefit sooner, and allowing contactless donations to be eligible.Charities, and groups of charities, may now claim under the main allowance or under the community buildings allowance, but not both, while changes to the community buildings rules to allow donations received outside of the community building but within the same local authority area to qualify mean more charities will be able to benefit from the work they carry out in their local communities.HMRC’s entry level guidance note and detailed guidance note have also been updated, following consultation with sector bodies including the Charity Tax Group.New rules relating to Gift Aid and intermediaries also take effect from this month, while other changes with the potential to affect charities include new off-payroll working rule for public sector employers, the start of the Apprenticeship Levy, and an enlargement of the Social Investment Tax Relief.The Charity Tax Group welcomed the GASDS changes but called for the Government to continue to review the effectiveness of the changes, and to consider further reforms.CTG chairman, John Hemming, said:“In respect of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) the relaxation of the eligibility requirements, clarification of the community buildings rules and extension to contactless payments are all welcome and we hope that these changes will help to widen accessibility to the Scheme, particularly among smaller charities. However, we encourage the Government to continue to review the effectiveness of these changes, and consider further reforms, if there is no significant additional take-up.“The other tax changes do little to address concerns about the overall complexity of the tax system for charities and there is a real risk that new burdens such as the Apprenticeship Levy will begin to undermine the charities’ operational effectiveness.”  246 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis24 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis24 About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  245 total views,  1 views today Advertisement Tagged with: Gift Aid Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme Melanie May | 20 April 2017 | Newslast_img read more

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Sudan generals order massacre, struggle continues

first_imgJune 10 — Sudan’s Transitional Military Council ordered its special military arm June 3 to massacre demonstrators who had been occupying strategic sites in the capital, Khartoum, demanding a civilian government.Special troops known as the Rapid Support Forces killed more than 108 people, according to demonstrators. Bodies were pulled from the Nile River, whose two tributaries, White and Blue, meet in Khartoum.That the TMC ordered a massacre shows that the struggle over Sudan’s next government has entered a new and more dangerous phase. History has shown that nearly all such struggles are decided by force.The 2011 experience in Egypt comes to mind. A massive protest brought down the exhausted regime of Gen. Hosni Mubarak, leaving a power struggle among the military, the Muslim Brotherhood and an amorphous but mass pro-democratic movement. The Egyptian military pulled off a coup in 2013 against the elected president, who was from the Brotherhood. It slaughtered more than 1,000 demonstrators and subsequently jailed tens of thousands.Videos from Khartoum this April showed supportive interactions between regular army troops and the people in the streets. The troops’ friendly attitudes may explain why the TMC used special forces to fire on the people.A June 6 Associated Press article reported that troops who killed and beat civilians were “Rapid Support Forces, which grew out of the Janjaweed militias used by the al-Bashir government to suppress the Darfur insurgency in the 2000s.” These RSF are the Sudanese equivalent of death squads, such as those the CIA has trained and used in Central America, Iraq and elsewhere.Darfur is part of South Sudan, which seceded from Sudan in 2011 under U.S. sponsorship. This secession aided imperialist oil companies and only worsened conditions for the new country’s people.The Sudanese military ordered additional repressive measures throughout the week as civilian protesters continued a campaign of civil disobedience. Protest leaders continue to demand that the TMC turn over the government to civilians.The two sides: TMC and SPAPopular protests against Omar Hassan al-Bashir — who was president of Sudan from 1993 until April 11 — grew to nearly a million in Khartoum alone. As has happened elsewhere when a long-term ruler has outlasted his shelf life and become a focus of mass anger, Sudan’s military leaders decided to oust al-Bashir.Changing as little as possible, the generals replaced him first with his closest associates. As the masses rejected these equally hated superior officers and stepped up their protests, the military took over directly through the TMC.The nominal head of the Transitional Military Council is Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, who has offered since the massacre to resume negotiations with protest leaders. Protesters rejected holding negotiations while the repression continues.The June 3 New York Times implied that the Rapid Support Force commander has the real power: “Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan, widely known as Hemeti and seen as one of the most powerful figures in Sudan, consolidated his power by meeting with Prince Mohammed of Saudi Arabia.”Besides illustrating the growing importance of raw force, this quote from the Times underlines the role of the reactionary Saudi monarchy in regional conflicts. (For background on Hemeti and South Sudan, see tinyurl.com/y3urobwa/.)The coalition of organizations speaking for the mass movement opposing the TMC’s rule is known as the Sudanese Professional Association. Its main spokespeople have been doctors and teachers. Other organizations, for example, the Communist Party of Sudan, are also a significant part of the coalition.Throughout the spring SPA has mobilized mass protests and even general strikes, while negotiating on and off with the TMC. It demands a greater role for civilians in the transition to a civilian-elected government.The SPA leadership reacted to the massacre by calling on the masses to continue the general strike. At the same time the SPA warned against the use of violence.The June 6 AP article cited “Amal al-Zein, a leader of Sudan’s Communist Party, who said she believed that only a division within the military could end the standoff, for example, if young officers overthrew their superiors on the military council.“‘All members of the military council belong to the old regime, and that is why we are betting now on lower-rank officers,’ Ms. al-Zein said. ‘We are hoping patriotic policemen and military officers will act to protect the Sudanese people.’”Under some historical situations, such a turn in the military has taken place. One example is the Portuguese army in 1974. Something like this also took place in Iran in 1978-79 after great sacrifice by the masses. It has been most likely to occur where the revolutionary forces make it clear that they are fighting for power, and will take steps to protect and defend any rebellious soldiers or units from their commanders.Role of imperialismWashington and London have disguised their roles in the Sudan struggle. The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum has criticized the massacre, as did the British ambassador. In words.However, the main imperialist allies and clients in the region, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have been all-out financial and diplomatic supporters of the TMC generals. The Saudis support the slaughter of the Sudanese masses just as they themselves slaughter the Yemenis. Just as they would slaughter their own population should the tiniest rebellion even hint at challenging them.Compared to Saudi aid to the generals, the words of the U.S. and British representatives mean little. As usual, Washington attempts to keep connections with elements on all sides that allow it. What they and the Saudi rulers fear is a collapse of Sudan’s military, as brute force is their constant backup plan.Anti-imperialists must support Sudan’s mass movement against the TMC and demand no U.S., British or Saudi/Gulf state intervention in Sudan.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

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Journalist beaten up after revealing corruption

first_img Organisation At least five journalists attacked while covering Georgia’s election campaign GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia News News Concern about alleged plot to murder Georgian TV host Reporters Without Borders called for a thorough investigation after investigative journalist Saba Tsitsikashvili, of local daily Saxalxo Gazeti (The People’s newspaper) was beaten up by five assailants on 5 September.The journalist who was set upon near the station in the northern city of Gori, close to the border with South Ossetia, was left with several injuries including concussion.He had feared some kind of assault after 1st September when he was insulted by Revaz Gogiashvili, head of Gori city’s legal department, after he had carried out an investigation into agricultural firm Dzevera, recently bought for a song by the municipality.“I am convinced that I was attacked because of my articles that were critical of the local authorities and in particular Mikheil Kareli, governor of Shida Kartli region,” Tsitsikashvili said.“I exposed abuse of power and corruption by the regional authorities on several occasions, including the fact that they continue to oversee a huge network smuggling food and oil from South Ossetia,” he told Reporters Without Borders.“It is essential that the perpetrators of this attack are quickly identified so that this investigative journalist can be protected,” said Reporters Without Borders.“It should be remembered that President Mikhaïl Saakachvili promised to defend press freedom when he came to power in 2003 after the “Rose Revolution”.“We therefore call on interior minister, Giorgi Baramidze, to order a transparent and independent investigation to punish whoever was responsible for this cowardly attack in an exemplary fashion and, if it is relevant, those who ordered the attack,” the international press freedom organisation said. July 20, 2020 Find out more Receive email alerts GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia September 9, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalist beaten up after revealing corruption to go further October 1, 2020 Find out more News RSF_en Reporters Without Borders urged interior minister Giorgi Baramidzeto open an investigation to promptly punish the perpetrators of a brutal attack on Saba Tsitsikashvili of the daily Saxalxo Gazeti (The People’s newspaper) by five men on 5 September in Gori, on the border with South Ossetia. Help by sharing this information News Mounting pressure on Georgia’s media in run-up to elections Follow the news on Georgia June 18, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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Artificial surface pressure trends in the NCEP–NCAR reanalysis over the Southern Ocean and Antarctica

first_imgAn examination of 50 years of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)–National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) reanalysis from 1949 to 1998 reveals that significant spurious trends occur in the surface pressure field. Long-term surface pressure reductions are apparent south of 45°S. The largest trend in surface pressure is near 65°S where an approximately steady long-term pressure reduction of about 0.20 hPa yr−1 (10 hPa in 50 yr) is located. The negative pressure trend represents a gradual reduction in a positive bias for the reanalysis. Observations at Antarctic stations do not support this long-term trend, although short-term interannual variations are reasonably well captured after about 1970. The negative pressure tendency near 65°S continues well into the 1990s although a reasonable number of stations between 65° and 70°S began taking observations along the coast of east Antarctica during the 1950s and 1960s. Few Antarctic observations, however, are used by the reanalysis until about 1968, and the quality of the pressure field for the reanalysis appears poor in high southern latitudes prior to then. The trend in high southern latitudes appears to be a component of global temporal variations in the reanalysis, some of which are supported by observations but others are not. In the Southern Hemisphere, the sea level pressure difference between 40° and 60°S, an indicator of westerly wind intensity, increases approximately from 20 hPa in the early 1950s to 25 hPa in the early 1970s and 28 hPa in recent years. The relatively high density of observing stations along the Antarctic Peninsula, however, results in an approximately steady local surface pressure after the pressure fell about 4 hPa during the late 1950s. Based upon these findings, researchers should account for jumps and long-term trends when making use of the NCEP–NCAR reanalysis.last_img read more

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Sales of leasehold houses slump as government ban looms

first_imgThe number of newbuild leasehold houses being sold has slumped dramatically from 13.3% of all new homes sales to just 4.2%, government data for 2018 has revealed.The reduction follows the government’s announcement that it is to ban the sale of leasehold houses and reform the terms of other leasehold types to be fairer, including the banning of doubling ground rents and excessive legal charges to alter leasehold agreement terms.Last year 3,342 new houses and 41,686 existing leasehold houses were sold within England and Wales.A recent consultation on the issue carried out by the government received 6,000 replies which, it said, showed the ‘strength of feeling’. Sales of newbuild leasehold houses rose from 7% in 1995 to a peak of 15% in 2016 as many house builders realised they represented a lucrative income stream.North WestFigures published by the Office of National Statistics show that the most severe reduction in newbuild leasehold house sales was in the North West where they more than halved from 58.5% to 21.8% of all new homes.Since the 1960s many new homes in Manchester, Liverpool and parts of Wales have increasingly been sold as leasehold and this tradition has been exploited by many builders.But it is common in other areas of England and Wales too. London has the second highest level of leasehold houses; last year 15.9% of all newbuilds were sold this way in the capitalBut elsewhere it’s relatively rare. In the North East only 1% of newbuild are leasehold.Office of National Statistics North West leasehold houses ONS July 16, 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 » Land & New Homes » Sales of leasehold houses slump as government ban looms previous nextLand & New HomesSales of leasehold houses slump as government ban loomsThe recent announcement by Housing Secretary James Brokenshire that sales of leasehold houses are to be banned is already impacting the market, ONS figures show.Nigel Lewis16th July 20190638 Viewslast_img read more

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Online lettings agency says his firm more suited to ‘remote’ working than high street agents

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Online lettings agency says his firm more suited to ‘remote’ working than high street agents previous nextAgencies & PeopleOnline lettings agency says his firm more suited to ‘remote’ working than high street agentsCallum Brennan, founder of Howsy, claims his firm is more ready than many high street agents to help landlords manage their properties and tenants remotely.Nigel Lewis6th April 20201 Comment1,072 Views A leading online lettings agency has claimed that its model is best suited to coping with the challenges faced by landlords and tenants during the Coronavirus crisis.Howsy, which is based in London but has a call centre in Coventry, says it has seen an uplift in business during the crisis as landlords seek out ways to manage their properties remotely.Comments by its founder and chief executive Calum Brannan has suggested that, while some traditional agencies have scrambled to find alternatives to many of the usually face-to-face tasks completed they must complete, Howsy has for some time offered virtual ID verification, contracts and referencing.“As an online business, we’ve always prided ourselves on the ability to pivot quickly with the changing face of the rental sector,” says Brannan.“Of course, we’ve never encountered something to this magnitude but due to our operational agility and many of our existing product offerings, we’ve been able to adapt quickly and with very little disruption to the company.In limbo“We appreciate that for many tenants approaching the end of a tenancy or looking for a new rental property right now, the limbo we find ourselves in will only be adding to an already stressful situation and we’re on hand to help resolve this issue via our online offering, ” he adds.“The increase in demand we’re currently seeing means we are able to increase our employment drive.”Howsy, formerly known as No Agent until agents protested to the main portals – which require listing agents to be bona fide agents – about the name, raised £5 million in new funding last September, and in January bought former rival Upad out of administration.    Howsy callum brannan April 6, 2020Nigel LewisOne commentAndrew Stanton, CEO Proptech-PR Real Estate Influencer & Journalist CEO Proptech-PR Real Estate Influencer & Journalist 6th April 2020 at 10:31 amHowsy are saying that because they are an online agent they are in a better position than other lettings operations with premises. Many of my clients are utilising the same tech enabled solutions, within their lettings concerns as Howsy are using, so why does not having an office make them a stronger proposition during these terrible times?In fact some of the companies I have knowledge of, have in my opinion perhaps better tech solutions and they also have skilled property professionals ‘humans’ on the end of a telephone able to talk to an increasingly growing number of tenants and landlords who are being swept up in the present saga.Maybe Howsy are seeing an uptake in Landlords, not because they have a superior solution, but because private landlords faced now with a potentially difficult time are looking to safeguard income by utilising a ‘managed solution’ rather than dealing with things themselves. So all letting agents may see the same level of engagement from private agents at this time.Log in to ReplyWhat’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 2021last_img read more

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Lincoln bop cancelled

first_imgLincoln has said they are in the process of disciplining the main individuals responsible for the impromptu wrestling that took place at last term’s bop and have acknowledged that it was a minority of Lincoln students who participated. Austen Saunders, a finalist at Lincoln, expressed regret that the bop was cancelled.  He said, “It seems disappointing that College has chosen to collectively punish the entire JCR for the indiscretions of a few, especially when other disciplinary actions are being taken. I was looking forward to the chance to relax and take an evening off from Finals revision. I had planned to go as Bubble from Ab Fab.” Lincoln College has suggested that there will be no more cancellations of bops provided that “the rest of the term runs smoothly”. Lincoln College has cancelled the first bop of the term in an attempt to curb a reported increase in anti-social behaviour at College Entz events.In particular, the college is responding to misbehaviour at the last bop of Hilary term which it described as “wrestling and gallivanting” in an email sent to the JCR body.Students have been disciplined for acts including excessive littering, vomiting on college property and verbal abuse directed towards college staff. A number of such cases have been met with warnings from the Deans but these have so far been unsuccessful in quelling disruption. JCR president Peter Morcos has confirmed that the ban is “a response by College to what it perceived to be excessively raucous behaviour by undergraduates.” Morcos added that this behaviour resulted in “modest” damage to college property. However some Lincoln students have expressed consternation at the decision to ban the first bop of Trinity Term, arguing that the damage resulting from the last bop was minimal. A number of students have also said they were unaware that any disruption had taken place at all. Daniel Byrd, a second-year Computer Scientist, said, “Although I was at the bop, I didn’t notice anything different about it compared to other ones, and the ban has surprised me.”last_img read more

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Watch Members Of moe. & Aqueous Perform “Plane Crash” As moe.queous At BCA [Pro-Shot]

first_imgIn late September 2017, Brooklyn Comes Alive returned to Williamsburg for a weekend of unique collaborations, ambitious tribute sets, and one-time-only performances from many of the most inspiring musicians in the live music scene. One of the most highly anticipated sets at this year’s edition of BCA was moe.queous, a combination of jam-scene-upstarts Aqueous and guitarist/vocalist Al Schnier and drummer Vinnie Amico from moe. Aqueous and moe. both hail from Buffalo, NY, so the connection between the bands coming into this performance was strong. It quickly became clear during this set that Aqueous and moe. are cut from the same cloth, and it was one of the most memorable sets of a weekend filled with many highlights.Schnier and Aqueous guitarists Mike Gantzer and Dave Loss showcased great chemistry together, attacking their guitars both separately and at once like true masters. If you closed your eyes during the set, it often sounded like missing-moe.-guitarist Chuck Garvey was up there harmonizing with Schnier, a key to re-creating moe.’s dual-guitar sound. Without percussionist Jim Loughlin‘s unique multi-instrumental presence, Amico and Aqueous drummer Rob Houk made up for his absence in spades, delivering a thunderous double-drum connection that gave the whole set a super-charged feel. Evan McPhadden was in the pocket throughout, masterfully recreating the bass sound of moe. bassist Rob Derhak, who is currently off the road beating cancer.moe. Bassist Rob Derhak Has Finished Chemo And Radiation TreatmentAs a result of Derhak’s battle with cancer, opportunities to hear moe. songs in a live setting is currently few and far between, so this already had the makings of a special and emotional show. Making the set all the more special was the band’s epic performance of Derhak’s classic anthem “Plane Crash”, which served as the centerpiece of the entire performance. Schnier made sure to take some time to say a few words about Derhak, dedicating the song to his longtime musical compadre, before handing the reins to Gantzer to lead the band through “Plane Crash”. Gantzer was on fire throughout, and clearly had the time of his life up on stage playing alongside some of his musical heroes. The Aqueous guitarist absolutely nailed the emotional vocals and wild guitar solos that are definitive of “Plane Crash”, and it allowed the whole band to lock in for a passionate and impressive version of one of the jam world’s most iconic songs.See below for a full, multi-cam HD video of moe.queous performing “Plane Crash” at Brooklyn Bowl from Brooklyn Comes Alive 2017!last_img read more

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