Asda unveils £100m brand make-over

first_imgTuesday 21 September 2010 7:22 pm Share “Customers said they tasted the difference. This is a real watershed.” “No other retailer has moved so aggressively to seek not just the counsel but the consent of the very people who buy and eat their products.” More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼ KCS-content center_img Asda unveils £100m brand make-over by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastPeople TodayNewborn’s Strange Behavior Troubles Mom, 40 Years Later She Finds The Reason Behind ItPeople TodayMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Clarke, who took up his post in May, described how the taste tests had been held up and down the land – including in church halls – as he sought to emphasise the family nature of the company’s dealings. He repeatedly mentioned the word “quality” and said that it was just as important as keeping prices as low as possible. Clarke, formerly chief operating officer at the company, said Asda’s own brand, sandwiched as it is between the cheaper Smart Price brand and the more expensive Extra Special items, was losing its identity, despite still flying off the shelves. The company gave no projections on how many extra sales they hoped to generate through the re-launch but said the taste tests had revealed a wealth of information about UK consumers – including the fact they like toffee rather than chocolate in their desserts and that spicy jalapeno hummus is not to the liking of most shoppers. A massive TV advertising campaign is due to start next week, but will not feature any famous faces. That is in-keeping with Clarke’s constant refrain that: “We are putting the people of Britain at the centre of this.” The Chosen by You range hit the shelves in Asda’s 377 stores yesterday. While one executive said the project was aimed at resurrecting an “invisible brand”. Clarke will be hoping the chain can turn the re-branding into something that can keep the tills ringing as well as being given plaudits for quality, which he also seeks. THE unveiling of Asda’s Chosen By You range saw chief executive Andy Clarke take centre stage as he claimed the £100m project would be “game changing” because it was the first time a supermarket had put so much time and money into updating its mid-range products.More than 40,000 consumers across the UK took part in taste testing as the supermarket giant sought to add some extra flavour to its own label food and drink brand of 3,500 products. The current range is worth sales of around £9bn a year already but the top brass at Asda believes it has more potential and was in need a of a massive overhaul. After a nine month project, the company gave birth to 500 new products as well as recipe tweaks to others and a re-think on packaging which saw an army of designers trying to make the range as attention grabbing as possible. “This is a game changing imprint because it gives our customers control,” Clarke said at the launch in Marylebone. Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Morale disappearing in Japan

first_img whatsapp KCS-content Tuesday 7 December 2010 8:09 pm Morale disappearing in Japan Share Show Comments ▼ center_img Confidence in Japanese manufacturing has hit a seven month low, falling to +7 in Reuters’ Tankan survey released yesterday. Confidence is expected to drop to zero in three months’ time. The country’s prospects will be clearer today after the publication of data on Japanese bank lending and machinery orders. Read This NextFresh Fruit Sushi: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCreamy Pumpkin Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily Proof’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofA Once in 17 Years Cicada Event in Princeton, New JerseyFamily Proof by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableySerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeHistorical GeniusHe Was The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived – But He Led A Miserable LifeHistorical GeniusMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Herald whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Nestle Nigeria Plc ( 2019 Annual Report

first_imgNestle Nigeria Plc ( listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 annual report.For more information about Nestle Nigeria Plc ( reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Nestle Nigeria Plc ( company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Nestle Nigeria Plc (  2019 annual report.Company ProfileNestle Nigeria Plc is a food manufacturing and marketing company in Nigeria and a subsidiary of the largest food and beverage company in the world. The company produces an extensive range of products for the retail and wholesale sectors. Famous brands in the food category include Maggi, Golden Morn, Nan, Lactogen, Nutrend and Cerelac. Brands in the beverages segment include Milo, Chocomilo, Nescafe, Nestle Pure Life and Nido. The company has an infants’ range which includes an infant formula, Nestle Nan; and infant cereals which includes Nestle Nutrend, Nestle Cerelac and Nestle Golden Morn. Nestle Nigeria also produce and market a brand of still water called Pure Life. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Nestle Nigeria Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

The Ocado share price has rocketed…is it worth buying now?

first_img “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares 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. Thomas Carr | Tuesday, 23rd June, 2020 | More on: OCDO 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.center_img The Ocado share price has rocketed…is it worth buying now? I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. The Ocado (LSE: OCDO) share price has rocketed of late, up more than 50% since the start of the year. But for Ocado this is nothing new, the share price has risen four-fold in just three years. It reflects the group’s transition away from being a simple online grocery business, to a technology and data-driven provider of automation solutions to the world’s biggest grocery retailers.Ocado’s technologies provide grocery retailers with a platform that brings together the different aspects of e-commerce. At the heart of this are its warehouse management systems, with automation technology that involves robots moving about on a grid-like system, picking up items ready for dispatch. Ocado reckons it’s the most advanced warehouse automation system for grocery in the world. Its platform also provides predictive analytics to help forecast demand and plan inventory levels, as well as integrated delivery systems.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Online retail growingThese technologies have been developed and tested on Ocado’s own retail division, what is now an online joint venture with Marks & Spencer. The JV now has a 14% share of the UK online grocery market and has grown significantly during lockdown. Second-quarter sales rose by 40% compared to the same period last year as consumers rushed to stock up on long-life foods. In fact, Ocado reckons that the online share of the UK grocery market has doubled over the last few months, to around 13%. What’s more, management think much of that change is permanent.Top-line results are impressive. Annual revenues for the group have grown by an average of 11% for the last four years. A trend that looks set to continue. But the bottom line is atrocious. Ocado sank to a net loss of £221m last year, and doesn’t look like it’s going to break even any time soon.Ocado’s retail division accounted for over 90% of total group sales last year. Retail operating margins of just 1.3% mean that the bulk of the company contributes little to profits. Instead, the Ocado share price is completely reliant on how well its technology solutions division performs. These solutions have so far been sold to nine clients (one of which is Ocado Retail). Management has estimated the total fee opportunity to be at least £3.5bn.Would I buy into the Ocado share price?With a market capitalisation of over £14bn and ballooning losses, I think the Ocado share price is pretty much pricing-in perfection. Based on its current earnings and book value, I don’t think it’s worth more than a billion pounds. But Ocado’s share price is based on what investors think it will be worth in the future. If everything goes right, then Ocado could become the UK’s Amazon. The group is already planning to pivot into other industries. But for every Amazon, there are thousands of smaller companies that don’t make it.For me, there are considerable downside risks. Anything other than perfect execution of its strategy and there’s only one way this share is going. I’d much prefer to invest in something stable and predictable. Sticking with grocery, Morrisons shares are a fraction of the cost. Its market capitalisation is just £4.5bn, but with that you get £348m in net profit and a book value of £4.5bn. To me it’s a no-brainer. Thomas has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Thomas Carrlast_img read more

Why you need the new issue of Rugby World

first_imgHe’s impressed for Leinster and Ireland this season and was unlucky not to make the Lions squad, yet the centre points to several fortunate events that he believes have helped him carve out a professional rugby career. We find out more.9. How New Zealand attack in wide channelsThe All Blacks are lethal when they strike at the edges of the pitch – RW’s Alan Dymock analyses how they look to get the ball wide and why forwards are used so frequently in those channels.10. 1959 Lions tour talesWant to know what it was like to tour with the British & Irish Lions more than half a century ago? Full-back Terry Davies provides an entertaining insight in this extract from his autobiography. Times have definitely changed!Making her point: Does Wales captain Carys Phillips make our Lionesses squad? Photo: Getty Images11. A Lionesses squadThere’s inevitably debate at the moment about whether the women’s game should introduce a Lions tour. RW’s Ali Donnelly turns selector to pick a fantasy British & Irish squad to tour New Zealand – who makes the cut?12. How to produce quick ballFreelance technical adviser Ben Pegna explains a step-by-step route to breakdown nirvana, ensuring your team get quick ball at contact with his ‘FLAP’ principle. England Women’s 2014 World Cup-winning coach Gary Street also explains an attacking scrum move and we have fitness tips for fly-halves.13. Old-school Burger!As Saracens look forward to the Aviva Premiership play-offs and another Champions Cup final, RW editor Owain Jones went to meet Schalk Burger. The Springbok legend opens up about the state of rugby in South Africa, Saracens’ modern thinking and shaking off his ‘one-trick pony’ tag.Exciting times: Eddie Jones has picked an interesting squad to tour Argentina. Photo: Getty Images14. Summer toursIt’s not just the Lions heading overseas this summer – England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales have busy Test schedules in June and we have all the details. As well as who’s playing where, we look at coaching changes, set tour targets and select four bright prospects for each country. Here are 15 reasons to pick up a copy of Rugby World’s June 2017 issue The domestic season is reaching its climax while the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour is only weeks away – and the new issue of Rugby World gears you up for both events! Plus, there’s a FREE 36-page to the Lions tour. What more could you want?! Here are 15 reasons to get a copy…1. FREE LIONS GUIDE!We’ve put together a 36-page guide that celebrates the old and the new of the Lions. We’ve delved into the archives to select brilliant images and notable statistics from previous tours, as well as picking our Greatest Lions XV. Then to mark this year’s tour to New Zealand, we’ve profiled the 2017 coaches, analysed key battle areas for the Test series and produced a detailed travel guide to the seven host cities.Captain fantastic: Kieran Read at the front of New Zealand’s haka. Photo: Getty Images2. All Blacks exclusiveRugby World has sat down with New Zealand captain Kieran Read to find out what makes him tick on and off the pitch. He talks fatherhood, captaincy, the Lions and the prospect of winning his 100th All Blacks cap.3. Is rugby becoming football?Rugby has long looked down its nose at football but RW columnist Stephen Jones believes the oval-ball game is now losing the moral high ground. He discusses the coaching merry-go-round and attitudes to referees, and even admits he prefers many aspects of soccer.4. Lions snapshotsPhotographer Dave Rogers, of Getty Images, has been on every Lions tour since 1980 and shares his memories – and favourite pictures – from those trips with us.Flying man: Tommy Seymour scores against Italy in the Six Nations. Photo: Getty Images5. Four Lions in the mix…We have exclusive interviews with 2017 Lions Dan Cole, Taulupe Faletau, Iain Henderson and Tommy Seymour. Find out what Cole thinks of his critics, why Faletau has been reinvigorated by his move to Bath, how Henderson has developed his game and who Seymour would like to be stuck in a lift with.6. Title aspirations…They have both been outstanding performers for their clubs this season and as they head towards the Aviva Premiership semi-finals, we have caught up with Exeter Chiefs back-row Don Armand and Wasps scrum-half Dan Robson.7. Rugby World Cup 2019 lowdownAhead of this month’s pool draw, Rugby World has been on a stadium tour of Kyushu – one of Japan’s four main islands and known as the Land of Fire – to find out what fans can expect at the 2019 World Cup.Rising star: Garry Ringrose runs in a try for Leinster against Clermont. Photo: Getty Images8. Get to know Garry Ringrose LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img TAGS: Highlight 15. Plus, all this inside…Why Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist decided to stay at EdinburghOwain Jones’s verdict on the 2017 Lions squad – and your viewsEngland captain Tom Mitchell looks ahead to the London Sevens and USA sevens star Danny Barrett on his country’s progressThe Secret Player on how he found out about his Lions selectionHurricanes coach Chris Boyd gives the Kiwi view on the Lions tourA preview of the U20 World Cup in GeorgiaA rant about the proposed 11-month seasonGrass-roots news in our clubs sectionFor the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here. And to download the digital edition, click here.last_img read more

Seaside Cottage / Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy

first_img “COPY” Seaside Cottage / Sigge Arkkitehdit OySave this projectSaveSeaside Cottage / Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy Finland Houses Seaside Cottage / Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard Save this picture!© Vesa Loikas+ 36 Share “COPY” Year:  ArchDaily CopyHouses•Kustavi, Finland ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard 2005 Architects: Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Photographs:  Vesa Loikas Building Contractor:Turun RakennusykkönenStructural Engineering:Narmaplan OyText Author:Pekka MäkiCity:KustaviCountry:FinlandMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Vesa LoikasRecommended ProductsWoodHESS TIMBERTimber – GLT HybridWoodParklex International S.L.Wood cladding – FacadeWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. A bedrock plot in the Turku archipelago, southfacing onto a beautiful seaview. The starting point for the building plans for the island plot was to build as low and as discretely as possible, while affording excellent views of the archipelago landscape.Save this picture!© Vesa LoikasSave this picture!Floor PlanSave this picture!© Vesa LoikasThe cottage is fit for winter habitation and has a waterside sauna and car shelter. The buildings are constructed from prefabricated parts made of Finnish timber.The timber frames are designed according to the modular system.Save this picture!© Vesa LoikasSave this picture!© Vesa LoikasThe blind panel walls on the north side are cladded in dark stained panelling. The partition lends an added sense of privacy and creates a background to the seaward facing glass wall which looks out onto a picture postcard seascape. The long eaves of the buildings lend them added shelter and emphasise their horizontal aspect. Movable wooden louvre shutters provide additional shade from the sun.Save this picture!© Vesa LoikasThe roof timberwork runs through the building frame and alongside the upper windows. The pleasing dimensional coordination of the buildings’ modular structures is evident in both indoor and outdoor spaces. In the evenings, floor-embedded lighting sets the ceiling aglow.Save this picture!© Vesa LoikasAll external architecture, fittings and décor have been comprehensively installed. The rear wall is stained in black. The bulding frame and interior flooring are stained in white. The movable wooden shutters, terrace surfaces and walkways on the south face are made of larch. The indoor spaces are made of birch in various forms and the partitions, sliding doors and fixtures are in birch plywood.Save this picture!© Vesa LoikasProject gallerySee allShow lessApartment SP / SADAR+VUGASelected ProjectsMonastery of San Giuliano Restoration / CN10 architettiSelected Projects Share Area:  132 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects CopyAbout this officeSigge Arkkitehdit OyOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesKustaviFinlandPublished on July 28, 2016Cite: “Seaside Cottage / Sigge Arkkitehdit Oy” 28 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemRailing / BalustradesMitrexIntegrated Photovoltaic Railing – BIPV RailingMetal PanelsAurubisPatinated Copper: Nordic Green/Blue/Turquoise/SpecialPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building Elements in Downton Primary SchoolSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights – LonglightBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – One-offAcousticFabriTRAK®FabriFELT™ for Walls and CeilingsBoardsStructureCraftStructural Panel – Dowel Laminated TimberThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelDoorsJansenSmoke Control Door – Economy 60Louvers / ShuttersShade FactorExternal Venetian BlindsMore 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 streamlast_img read more

USDA Report Will Send Prices Lower, Basis Higher

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News USDA Report Will Send Prices Lower, Basis Higher SHARE Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleRFA Calls on EPA Leader to Address Regulations Hindering E15 Gary Truitt USDA Report Will Send Prices Lower, Bases HigherMike Silver, Kokomo GrainThe September Supply and Demand report released by USDA on Thursday confirmed what the market had expected: the big crop is getting bigger. The report projected 3% increase in corn and soybean production and resulting increase in ending stocks numbers.  Global ending stocks for corn were estimated at 189.9 million metric tons, up 2 million metric tons from the August report. Global soybean ending stocks were estimated at  90.2 million metric tons, one of the largest on record according to USDA. They also increased Brazilian production by 3 million metric tons and Argentine production by 1 million metric tons. This pushed futures prices lower in Thursday afternoon’s session.  Mike Silver, with Kokomo Grain, told HAT he sees a sideways to lower market as we move through harvest, “As I look at the market right now, I think we could trade these November soybeans down around the $9.25 mark. I would hope December corn would hold at $3.20.”While the threat of an early frost cutting yields in northern states still exists, Silver says the huge crop will minimize any impact a freeze would have on prices, “I think that is the way the market is going to view this; any frost will have a limited price impact because of the size of the crop.” Silver said, as yield reports come in as the harvest reaches the heart of the corn belt, prices are likely to feel additional pressure.Rain, however, is another matter.  A delay in harvest will mean a delay in new crop grain reaching the market, and that will push cash grain prices higher as processers push basis levels to grab all the grain they can.  Silver says this will provide some opportunity for growers to see grain at higher prices, “I would encourage producers to take advantage of any early harvest window and lock in some of those early harvest premium basis levels for soybeans.”  Silver said corn processors in Indiana are also offering premiums for quick delivery, in some cases upwards of 20 cents a bushel. Both processors and ethanol producers are in need of corn; old crop supplies are nonexistent, so they are offering incentives for any new crop grain.  The shortage of rail cars and slow field dry down will also help push cash prices higher in the short run as processors and ethanol producers scramble to meet their needs for grain this fall. USDA Report Will Send Prices Lower, Basis Higher By Gary Truitt – Sep 11, 2014 Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter SHARElast_img read more

More Than 1,000 Stations Offering E15 in the U.S.

first_img SHARE More Than 1,000 Stations Offering E15 in the U.S. SHARE Home Energy More Than 1,000 Stations Offering E15 in the U.S. By NAFB News Service – Oct 10, 2017 Growth Energy says more than 1,000 fuel stations throughout the U.S. are now offering E15 fuels, more than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year. Growth in the availability of the 15 percent ethanol blend is “a testament to the value E15 brings to fuel retailers and consumers,” according to Growth Energy CEO Emily Skor. Growth Energy calls E15 a fuel that is clean and cool burning, works well for cars model 2001 and newer, and typically saves up to 10 cents per gallon.Leading retailers including Casey’s, Cenex, Family Express, Kum & Go, and Kwik Trip, among others. In total, there are 1,039 locations across the U.S. offering E15 fuels. The organization says many of those are in major metropolitan areas including Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio.Source: NAFB News Service Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Previous articleCensky, McKinney, Sworn in at USDANext articleRain Slows Indiana Harvest NAFB News Servicelast_img read more

At least five journalists attacked while covering Georgia’s election campaign

first_img Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Georgian authorities to guarantee the safety of reporters covering the campaign for the parliamentary elections on 31 October and to conduct a transparent investigation into attacks against at least five journalists, one of whom had to be hospitalized.Three TV crews covering the campaign were physically attacked during clashes between pro-government and pro-opposition activists in the southern town of Marneuli on the evening of 29 September.Jeyhun Muhamedali, one of four journalists with the opposition TV channel Mtavari Arkhi, had to be hospitalized overnight with a head injury sustained during the violence, in which a camera and microphone were damaged. A camera operator with Georgia’s public broadcaster GPB was also attacked and his camera was smashed.The entire day was marred by incidents between members of the ruling Georgian Dream party and the opposition United National Movement. The police have begun an investigation into the violence and into the obstruction of journalists’ work, but they have not provided any details.“Reporters must be able to cover the election campaign without being targeted,” said Jeanne Cavelier, the head of RSF’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia desk. “We call on the leaders of the two parties to condemn these attacks and we urge the authorities to conduct an exhaustive and transparent investigation in order to identify those responsible. The state has an obligation to guarantee journalists’ safety. With four weeks to go to a high-stakes election, impunity for those responsible for violence must be combatted.”The environment for journalists has worsened in the run-up to the parliamentary elections in Georgia, which is ranked 60th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index. News News Georgian TV channel’s deputy director resigns under pressure June 18, 2020 Find out more News Credit: screenshot of Mtavari Arkhi TV Help by sharing this information GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence Organisation October 1, 2020 At least five journalists attacked while covering Georgia’s election campaign to go further RSF_en Follow the news on Georgia July 20, 2020 Find out more Concern about alleged plot to murder Georgian TV host Mounting pressure on Georgia’s media in run-up to elections News Receive email alerts GeorgiaEurope – Central Asia Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Violence February 5, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

Collins key to further convictions

first_imgAPRIL COLLINS, former girlfriend of convicted gangster, Ger Dundon, and now turned State witness, is set to give crucial evidence in other gangland murders, including those of Shane Geoghegan and Roy Collins. The Limerick Post has learned from an official source, that the pregnant mother of three is to reveal vital information which could lead to further convictions. Collins, now in a relationship with Thomas O’Neill, the convicted Cratloe gang rapist,Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up has knowledge of murders and attempted murders, as was revealed in court, that could see further charges brought against a number of key figures. Last week, Wayne and John Dundon were convicted of making threats to kill members of the Collins family, after what the three judges described as “credible and convincing” evidence given by April, her mother Alice and sister Bianca.The Special Criminal Court heard taped telephone conversations where April Collins described the Dundon brothers as “a shower of scumbags” and “lowlife bastards”.The threats were fuelled after she split from their brother Ger.The evidence it is alleged she is to provide the State in connection with the Shane Geoghegan and Roy Collins murders, has set the Dundon world into overdrive.Last February, 26-year-old Barry Doyle, a Dubliner hired as a hitman, was convicted of the murder of Shane Geoghegan, in a case of mistaken identity,During that trial, April Collins told the jury that she was with John Dundon when he instructed Doyle to shoot John McNamara on the night before Geoghegan was killed.McNamara, the intended target, lived four doors down in the same estate.April’s evidence also included details of a meeting between Dundon and Doyle following the shooting, when an argument broke out about the identity of the victim.This evidence helped secure the conviction of Doyle.But Ms Collins herself is no stranger to crime as she has a number of convictions, one including the intimidation of a State witness.In May 2010, while pregnant and still engaged to Ger Dundon, she followed a relative of Mark Heffernan into Penneys and intimidated her.Heffernan was the subject of extortion by members of the Dundon gang over a €20,000 debt.He turned State witness, and convictions were secured against a number of the Dundon gang, including Ger Dundon, April’s father, Jimmy Collins and brother Gareth.She received a three year suspended sentence last year.Gardai are now set to follow the trail that April Collins will lead them on to secure more convictions against the organisers of Limerick’s criminal underworld.* See Dundon trial verdict in full here Email Print Twitter Facebook NewsLocal NewsCollins key to further convictionsBy admin – March 22, 2012 1753 center_img Linkedin Advertisement WhatsApp Previous articleJigsaw of activity for Shannon to succeedNext articleLimerick FC face SD Galway adminlast_img read more