Press release: PM meeting with the PM of the Netherlands: 21 February 2018

first_img The Prime Minister Theresa May hosted Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands for a working lunch at Downing Street this afternoon. Mrs May began by welcoming the new Eurostar route between the UK and the Netherlands, noting that this will bring the two countries who already share close ties, even closer. She then gave an update on Brexit negotiations with both leaders agreeing on the importance of concluding the terms of the implementation period in March and the terms of the future partnership as soon as possible. The Prime Minister set out her vision for a bold future economic partnership with the Netherlands and the whole of the EU after the UK leaves, stressing that we should all be optimistic and flexible to achieve a trading relationship which is as frictionless as possible, which Prime Minister Rutte welcomed. Finally, both leaders discussed the importance of the role that the UK and Dutch forces were both playing in the Baltics and expressed their wish to continue to work closely together on their shared security issues. A Downing Street spokesperson said:last_img read more

More regulations on the way

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr All’s quiet on the Western Front today, but there’s plenty of proposed regulations on the horizon that will keep your vendor on speed-dial and make small financial institutions wonder how they are supposed to generate income.The Bureau that Never Sleeps (CFPB) published its semiannual list of rule-making priorities in a blog Wednesday.  I won’t go over the whole list, as you can read it yourself, but I will point out a couple of areas that could really have an impact on your credit union’s operations.The Bureau is still in the process of determining what additional regulations are needed for overdraft services for checking accounts.  Depending on how this is drafted, this could be the one that requires your credit union to make the most significant changes.  For instance, imagine if the CFPB proposes capping overdraft fees, requires additional opt it protection for members to access overdraft services, and mandates the order in which checks must be processed.Another area it is considering regulating is one that hasn’t gotten a lot of attention in credit union land:  debt collection.  Most debt collection regulations currently apply to third party collectors.  I wouldn’t be surprised to see the Bureau impose more debt collection requirements directly onto banks and credit unions.  Even if they don’t, debt collection is fast becoming a regulatory land mine and its increased complexity will impact all lenders. continue reading »last_img read more

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini, son Daniel test positive for coronavirus

first_img“Paolo and Daniel are both well and have already completed two weeks at home without contact with others. They will now remain in quarantine until clinically recovered, as per the medical protocols outlined by the health authorities.”Earlier on Saturday, Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala revealed he and his girlfriend had contracted COVID-19, becoming the third player from his team to catch it after Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi.  AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel have tested positive for the coronavirus, the club has announced.The legendary former defender and his 18-year-old son have been isolated for the past two weeks but were found to have contracted the disease this week and will remain in quarantine until they are cleared of the virus. getty images https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/10/ff/daniel-maldini-milan_11okks9us0h5t1318jrr7bdi4g.jpg?t=-762508072&w=500&quality=80 Right winger Daniel is currently playing for the Milan Under-19s and made his first-team debut earlier this season. A statement on Milan’s website read: “AC Milan confirms that Paolo Maldini, the club’s technical director, became aware of contact with a person who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus and began to display symptoms of the virus himself.”He was administered with a swab test (Friday), the result of which was positive. His son Daniel, a forward in AC Milan’s youth team who had previously been training with the first team, also tested positive. Italy is the country that has been most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the government has issued a military-enforced lockdown in an effort to halt the outbreak. For the second day in a row, Italy suffered record death tolls after it was announced Saturday that 793 more people had died because of coronavirus, taking the total to over 4,800. The number of confirmed cases rose by 6,557, to 53,578 — also a record for a single day. Worldwide, there have been around 13,000 deaths and nearly 300,000 confirmed infections.As the virus continues to spread, it remains unclear when football leagues across Europe will return to action, but Italy’s minister of sport, Vincenzo Spadafora, said this week he hopes Serie A can resume on May 3.last_img read more

Helping State Competition

first_imgRepresentatives from five States and Territory’s came to TFA to discuss State competitions. Wednesday saw Peggy Sanders from the Northern Territory, Phoebe Burgoyne-Scutts from the ACT, Lewis Tuck from Victoria, Mitch Collins from WA and Renee Bryant from SA come to TFA in Canberra to discuss competition development.The aim of the meeting was to create best practice guidelines for State Competitions. It was of benefit to streamline competitions, for other development opportunities.There was also a visit from BMTA’s Matt Hall. BMTA is Australia’s best-run affiliate, and Matt was there for competition analysis. This meeting will help all State-based competitions, and ultimately affiliates.last_img read more

10 months agoSteven Davis pushing to leave Southampton for Rangers return

first_imgSteven Davis pushing to leave Southampton for Rangers returnby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveSteven Davis is set to leave Southampton for a return to Rangers.Davis is in the final six months of his contract and Steven Gerrard is keen to bring him back to Ibrox, says the Daily Mail. Gers will try to sign him for a small compensation fee this month.The 33-year-old, who has started just two times this season, is understood to be keen on the idea of returning to Ibrox to gain more regular playing time. The experienced Northern Ireland international is a firm favourite with the Rangers fans having made over 140 appearances for the club during a four-year spell between 2008-12. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

a month agoQuique Sanchez Flores insists Watford have plenty to play for

first_imgQuique Sanchez Flores insists Watford have plenty to play forby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveNew Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores insists there’s plenty to play for this season.Sanchez Flores thinks the decision to bring him back in place of Gracia demonstrates the club’s ambition and shows why they can achieve “something special”. “I never see Watford at the bottom,” he said.”Three years ago, we were never there. The last three years, it was impossible to think about that, but football’s very hard right now. It’s very equal, very even and everything is pure competition, so everything is possible.”We need to go out of this position as soon as possible.”The ambition is the same. This is a club that is very clear about the way they want to grow and so I realise of course they have changed a lot of things, the training ground, the players, the squad.”But [what they want] is exactly the same what they wanted from me three years ago.”Now it’s a little bit different because they’re established in the Premier League, they want to keep going in the same category, so the pressure is the same, but the squad and the objective of the club they are different.”I’m confident we can work together and we can do something special.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

Q A WITH ACTRESS CLARICE GOETZ

center_img As part of the eBoss Canada aspiring talent series, we had the opportunity to speak with Clarice Goetz.Clarice is an actress based out of Toronto working towards her dream. We had the opportunity to discuss her career with her recently. Clarice Goetz – Photo by Hilary Gauld Commercial Photography Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img

Supervisor agrees management of Phoenix Sinclair not good enough

first_imgAPTN National NewsThe way child services in Manitoba dealt with Phoenix Sinclair was substandard a former supervisor testified Wednesday at the inquiry looking into the five-year-old’s murder.Angela Balan was agreeing with a report completed after Sinclair’s death in 2005 that said how the case was maintained from November 2000 to March 2002 was substandard.Balan was the supervisor of Delores Chief-Abigosis who was in charge of the file from November 2000 to July the next year.Chief-Abigosis already testified she couldn’t remember much of the time she spent on the file. She also didn’t keep notes.The inquiry is looking into how child services handled Sinclair’s case.last_img read more

St Patricks Day Family Dinner and Dance

first_imgThere will be a Photo Booth and a DJ for the dance and other prizes to be won.Free tickets can be picked up at;-Party Town in Fort St John-The Taylor Hub in TaylorTo view the FB Event Page; CLICK HERETo view the Phoenix Volunteer Club FB Page; CLICK HERE TAYLOR, B.C. – The Phoenix Volunteer Club is hosting their 2nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day, Free Family Dinner and Dance to say thank you and give back to the community.Friday, March 8th from 5 pm – 9 pm at the Taylor Community Hall, there will be prizes for best dressed in St. Patrick’s themed outfit.Hot dogs and hamburgers will be served for dinner, with pop, water and coffee to drink.last_img read more