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High-flying Mayer sent to London

first_img IGAL Mayer’s move to become chief executive of Aviva’s all-important European business is the Canadian’s third stint in London during his 22-year career with the company. In Canada he rose to executive vice-president-level before moving to London in 1999 to become managing director at CGU, which merged with Norwich Union to become Avvia. He became finance director of Aviva’s UK general insurance business in 2000, but returned to lead Aviva Canada in 2001. Mayer, 51, returned to the UK again in 2007 to head the general business, before moving to Iowa as US chief executive in January 2010. Aviva said Mayer had more than doubled profits there in that year.Sources said Mayer was a “deliverer” who had “a very strong track record”. Mayer also oversaw the rebranding of Norwich Union as Aviva in 2009. whatsapp Thursday 20 January 2011 8:10 pm whatsapp More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home High-flying Mayer sent to London center_img Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming Nearby Scottsdale (Take a Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search Ads Show Comments ▼ KCS-content Tags: NULLlast_img read more

Alan Gosschalk joins Scope as Director of Fundraising

first_img Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people 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 Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Alan Gosschalk joins Scope as Director of Fundraising Disability charity Scope has appointed Alan Gosschalk as Director of Fundraising after he had spent two months as Interim Director.He will be responsible for managing a team of over 40 fundraisers and growing the charity’s income, including focusing on income generation through social finance and venture philanthropy.Gosschalk has worked in fundraising for over 20 years, including working as Director of Fundraising at both Shelter and RNID where he was responsible for doubling their income. More recently he has worked as as an Interim Fundraising Director and consultant.He was Vice Chair of the Institute of Fundraising for five years and acting Chair from January to July this year. He has been Chair of the ImpACT Coalition since July 2005.Scope Chief Executive, Richard Hawkes described Gosschalk as “one of the most experienced and respected Fundraising Directors in this country” who had “already bought a huge amount to the table” during his time at the  52 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Howard Lake | 22 July 2011 | Newslast_img read more

No fascist coup! Fight back with workers’ power

first_imgWorkers World Party makes this statement on the events of Jan. 6.The coup attempt on January 6 in Washington, D.C., and the mobilization of a fascist mob numbering in the tens of thousands, must be viewed with the utmost seriousness.While the attack took the form of an assault on Congress, the U.S. Capitol building and the “institution of democracy” — halting for hours the Constitutionally mandated approval of the presidential election — these white-supremacist forces pose the greatest threat to the working class, especially the most oppressed. Their political aim is to crush with an iron fist every expression, even the most modest, of workers rights, social justice and Black Lives Matter.Capitalist politicians in both major parties are falling all over each other to disassociate themselves from the would-be coup makers — and from Trump the instigator. But the failure of the state apparatus, especially the police, to prevent an outright invasion — however short-lived — of the citadel of U.S. political power shows that those in power are unreliable, inept and in no way up to the task of beating back a fascist threat.To say the Capitol police were outnumbered, overwhelmed or unprepared offers no explanation as to how the mob so readily gained control and engaged in a violent, deadly confrontation for several hours before being moved out and away from Capitol grounds. No serious examination of what has been called “the insurrection” could conclude that it was a spontaneous outburst by people misled by their leader. There were political forces who were well aware of plans to forcibly storm the building, with the open support of Trump and his cohorts.Contrast how easily the white supremacists entered the Capitol with the brutal police suppression of Black Lives Matter protests around the country, including in Washington, D.C.Independent class response is necessaryWe cannot look to the police or the military to defend Black Lives from the lynch mob that has been building the past four years — for whom the Capitol siege was a culmination. It is even possible that the Fraternal Order of Police was in on or had advance knowledge of the conspiracy to invade Congress. White supremacists have been joining police forces around the country in droves, and the FOP endorsed Trump for president.In any case, the rioters found sympathizers among the Capitol police — despite them losing one of their own — and there were cops, military personnel and even elected officials among the attackers.We — the workers and oppressed within the U.S. — have to be the ones to prevent violent, KKK-like attacks, especially those on workers of color who are and always have been the fascists’ primary targets. When have the Democrats and Republicans ever offered any real protection?This growing fascist movement — for whom today’s mobilization marked a turning point in the worst way — demands a mass, independent response from the working class.This situation poses again the question in the old union standard: “Which side are you on?”The power of working people, both in the streets and at the point of production, must be wielded to push back the continued rise of this fascist movement. General strike calls — which were raised before the November election as a response if Trump refused to step down — must be seriously discussed, starting with but not limited to the organized labor movement.As good and as strongly anti-racist as a number of union statements on the Jan. 6 crisis have been, as a response to a fascist coup attempt they are woefully insufficient.It is time to build worker-community defense guards, to push the fascists back and defend oppressed communities against hate crimes.We call on all our side’s organizations: the unions, the youth, the Black Lives Matter movement, im/migrants, people with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ people, women’s and gender-nonconforming people’s movements, and all working people — including unemployed, low wage, health care, transit, public sector, blue collar, gig, education, incarcerated and sex workers — to mobilize to crush the white supremacist fascist forces.General strike against fascism! Build worker defense teams! SHUT WHITE SUPREMACY DOWN!FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Derry chosen as UK City of Culture 2013

first_img Pinterest Derry chosen as UK City of Culture 2013 Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Newsx Adverts Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pinterest Facebook Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Facebook Google+center_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Derry has been chosen as the UK’s first City of Culture.The announcement was broadcast live from Liverpool on the BBC’s The One Show last night.Derry, which was short-listed alongside Birmingham, Sheffield and Norwich, will take the mantle in 2013.Creative Advisor for the city of Culture Team, Noelle McAlinden, says its great news, and she says we could see events like the Brits Awards come to Derry in 2013.[podcast][/podcast] By News Highland – July 15, 2010 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson WhatsApp Previous articleDerry to be named UK Capital of Culture 2013?Next article45 jobs to go at HML in Derry News Highland WhatsApp Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton last_img read more

ESB continuing work to restore supplies to around 6,000 homes

first_img ESB continuing work to restore supplies to around 6,000 homes By News Highland – January 3, 2012 News Previous article‘No plans’ for further vote row inquiry in Northwest 2009 European ElectionsNext articleEircom working to restore thousands of faults to phone services in Donegal News Highland Pinterest Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ The ESB is still working to restore power to around 6,000 homes this evening.Severe winds and stormy conditions have resulted in fallen power lines – with counties Donegal, Sligo and Mayo the worst affected.A number of roads remain blocked with fallen trees and debris – and motorists are advised to take to the roads with caution.ESB spokesperson Brian Montayne says crews are working flat out reconnect supplies:[podcast][/podcast] 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in Northcenter_img Twitter Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Facebook WhatsApp WhatsApp Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebooklast_img read more

Council seeks to tackle littering at recycling banks

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Twitter WhatsApp Twitter Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Previous articleJohn Campbell to be inducted in Donegal Sport Star Hall of FameNext articleSpeeding still a serious issue in Castlefinn – Doherty admin Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Donegal County Council is to look at new ways to tackle the issue of rubbish being dumped at recycling banks in Donegal.Concern has been raised by members of the public in relation to cardboard and other materials being left at recycling locations in the county, effectively littering the area.It’s understood that the problem is most prevalent in Donegal Town and other areas in the south of the county.Councillor Niamh Kennedy raised the issue at a recent sitting of the Donegal Municipal District.She says a number of initiatives are being examined, including facilities to collect and recycle cardboard…… By admin – January 17, 2017 Pinterest Council seeks to tackle littering at recycling bankslast_img read more

Temperatures forecast to hit 30 degrees in many parts today

first_img Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford Temperatures forecast to hit 30 degrees in many parts today Facebook By News Highland – June 27, 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleNew Fine Gael councillor selected for Donegal County CouncilNext articleBelfast victory for Sommer Lecky News Highland Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Twitter Temperatures are forecast to hit 30 degrees in many parts of the country today, as the heatwave continues.Irish Water is warning that supply may have to be restricted in the Greater Dublin area if demand remains high.The Drought Management Team is meeting this morning to assess the situation.Met Eireann’s Joan Blackburn says today will be hot and sunny in many parts:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

Vandals destroy classroom at St. Eunans College

first_img Previous articleVehicle set alight in CarndonaghNext articleGarda reissue appeal over fatal crash in Stranorlar News Highland Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Community Enhancement Programme open for applications By News Highland – November 3, 2020 Facebook An investigation is continuing into a burglary at St. Eunans College in Letterkenny. The incident happened on Saturday night between 10.45pm – 11.15pm.Entry was gained to the school by forcing open a set of double doors.Significant damage was caused in one of the rooms including the smashing of a window from inside the building, the smashing of a Covid screen and a computer.Nothing is believed to have been stolen with Gardai stating that vandalism would appear to be the motovie for the attack.Anyone who may have observed any people in and around the school groups or hanging around that area on Halloween night is being urged to contact Gardai.Gardai are also keen for any motorists who were travelling in the area around that time and who have dash cam footage to get in touch. Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Twitter Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Homepage BannerNews Vandals destroy classroom at St. Eunans College Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img read more

Alleged sex assault victims of Jeffrey Epstein call for the investigation into co-conspirators to continue

first_imgKuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) — Multiple alleged victims of the late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein shared their stories and called for federal prosecutors to continue their investigation and bring his co-conspirators “to justice” in a hearing on Tuesday.A nearly three-hour proceeding, conducted by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman, was requested by prosecutors with the Southern District of New York to officially close the criminal case against Epstein following the multimillionaire’s death by suicide earlier this month.Epstein was accused of sexually assaulting dozens of minor girls at his homes in New York, Florida and on a private island in the Virgin Islands.Judge Berman addressed the packed first-floor courtroom in Lower Manhattan by calling the news of Epstein’s death “certainly shocking” and a “stunning turn of events.”Epstein was found hanging by a bed sheet inside the Metropolitan Correctional Center where he was being held pending trial for sex trafficking and other charges. If convicted, Epstein faced 45 years in prison.Attorney Brad Edwards, who has represented 15 of Epstein’s accusers for more than a decade, said in a statement before Tuesday’s hearing that it would be a “historic day for crime victims.”“This case has ended in the most unfortunate way, marking layers of tragedy. However, this hearing has great significance. While it does not provide complete closure, it solidifies the fact that victims are an integral part of the process,” Edwards wrote.At the hearing, several of the alleged female victims told painful anecdotes about how they were allegedly introduced to Epstein, recruited by Ghislaine Maxwell or Sarah Kellen and taken to his Upper East Side home where they were sexually abused.The 1994 Violence Against Women Act protects, in part, the identity of a victim of sexual assault. Nonetheless, more than a dozen of the alleged victims decided to reveal their identities at the proceedings.Michelle Licata wrote a letter that was read by her attorney in court about how she was treated during the Florida investigation into allegations against Epstein more than a decade ago. In that 2008 case, Epstein pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute and procuring an underage girl for prostitution. He was then ordered to register as a sex offender.“I was treated like I did not matter. I’m mad and confused he committed suicide,” wrote Licata who thanked the New York prosecutors that “I was a part of the process this time.”“Jane Doe No. 11,” whose statements were read by her attorney Gloria Allred, said she was a 16-year-old virgin when Epstein allegedly raped her. She wrote that Epstein promised her a letter of recommendation for Harvard and that an “innocent massage turned sexual.”“I was no more than a teenage prostitute. I was his slave,” she wrote. She added that when she tried to cancel massage appointments, Epstein told her “I’ll bury you. I own this f—— town.”“It’s not about how he died, but how he lived,” said Virigina Roberts Giuffre, who had aspirations of being a “real massage therapist” and says she was recruited at the Mar-a-Lago Club at the age of 17. “The reckoning must not end, it must continue. He did not act alone. We trust the government is listening and the others will be brought to justice.”Assistant United States Attorney Maureen Comey said a dismissal of the indictment against Epstein doesn’t stop the prosecution of new defendants, the investigation into potential co-conspirators, or the government seeking civil forfeitures.“This doesn’t lessen the government’s resolve to stand up for victims and the government will continue to provide services to victims,” Comey said to the judge, adding that there is an ongoing active federal and grand jury investigation.Epstein’s estate is estimated to be worth $577.6 million, including about $56.5 million in cash, according to court filings.The financier had ties with President Trump, former President Bill Clinton, and Britain’s Prince Andrew.Epstein’s attorneys Reid Weingarten and Marty Weinberg used the proceedings on Tuesday to call for the judge to step in and investigate their client’s death.“The elephant in the room is what happened to our client,” said Weingarten, who cited improprieties in the federal lock up located a stone’s throw away from the courthouse, as well as the failings of jail officials and correction officers.“In a word: Yikes,” said Weingarten.The medical examiner’s office found that Epstein died of suicide by hanging — something Epstein’s defense team has challenged with their own medical expert who indicated that a break in his neck was more consistent with strangulation, but did not exclude suicide.Weingarten also revealed that he was in touch with Epstein just before his death and he did not see a despondent, suicidal person.Weinberg added it “strikes us as implausible” that Epstein would kill himself two days before the government was due to respond to “a significant motion to dismiss.”Two days before Epstein’s death, he made significant changes to his will in which over $500 million was transferred to a trust fund. The will’s amendment has the possibility to prevent the alleged victims from collecting damages in their lawsuits filed under the state’s Child Victims Act. The act allows child sex victims to file a lawsuit against their abuser at any time after the offense until the age of 55.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

The role of ion drift in the formation of ionisation troughs in the mid- and high-latitude ionosphere—a review

first_imgF-layer ionisation troughs are frequently observed in the sub-auroral and high-latitude ionospheres. We define the mid-latitude trough as the region of low plasma concentration at F-region altitudes that occurs near the equatorward side of the low latitude edge of the energetic electron precipitation boundary of the auroral oval. High latitude troughs are simply defined as troughs that occur in the auroral oval and polar cap. We review the progress that has been made in describing the phenology and morphology of the mid-latitude trough since the review by Moffett and Quegan [(1983), J. atmos. terr. Phys. 45, 315]. We also provide the first summary of observations of the high latitude trough. We then go on to describe the physical processes which can lead to trough formation. We discuss separately the importance of production, loss and both vertical and horizontal transport for the formation ofF-region troughs. We conclude that the consequences of ion velocity in the rest frame of the neutral particles is of paramount importance for trough formation through dynamical and chemical processes. We consider the geophysical conditions and the locations where trough formation is most likely both during relatively quiescent geomagnetic periods and during periods when high latitude electric fields are large and varying rapidly with time. We describe the characteristics of the resultant troughs, such as electron and ion temperatures and ionic composition. We propose a new, more rigourous definition for sub-auroral ion drift events (SAIDs) based upon ion motion in the neutral particle rest frame. Sophisticated computer modelling of several situations is provided to support the tenets of the trough formation presented in the paper. Despite the unifying theory of trough formation presented here, several areas for further theoretical, computational and observational study are identified.last_img read more