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Everyone loves Eat Zagreb! – new Zagreb guest guide

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first_imgNew leadsč through Zagrebčto the gastro scene it is obligatory for touristsčka equipment for a quality stay in Zagreb, and afteržthey wanted him at home tooćand restaurant lovers New gastro guide Eat Zagreb, whose concept and design is signed by the Zagreb Superstudio, and for whose careful selection the gastronomic journalists and editors are responsible Željka Klemenčić i Mila Batinica, was promoted in the Croatian Design Superstore with fine snacks prepared by the restaurants included in the guide.The carefully designed Eat Zagreb guide, in addition to offering a wealth of information and useful recommendations about the Zagreb hospitality scene, also promotes local culture and makes a valuable contribution to encouraging tourism in the city of Zagreb and its surroundings. In addition to tourist visitors who certainly want to try the best that the city has to offer, the guide can be very useful for both domestic travelers and local fans of all kinds of cuisine.Whether it is a search for a particular local dish or an indigenous wine variety, or a desire for an experience to remember Zagreb – this guide contains affordable and practical insider information on the best city offer. Wide smiles were a sure sign of satisfied palates, but also customers, who will continue to explore and enjoy the gastronomic offer presented in the guide by trying over 80 different restaurants, bistros, cafes, snack bars, patisseries and other gastronomic locations of the metropolis and its surroundings.Guide Eat Zagreb is available at Croatian Design Superstore, and from next week at the Tisak Media outlets.last_img read more

Natural Power sides with Swansea tidal

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first_imgNatural Power has been working alongside Tidal Lagoon Power on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project which was granted planning permission last month.Natural Power’s team has completed pre-construction bird surveys for the project, and has been commissioned to deliver a desk-based review of wading bird numbers to inform mitigation proposals, Natural Power’s press release reads.The marine mammal team has also been supporting Tidal Lagoon Power during the consent process including conducting risk assessments and consulting with Natural Resources Wales.Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project was granted the planning consent for the construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay by the UK Secretary of State, Amber Rudd, on July 9.Ruth De Silva, Senior Marine Ecologist at Natural Power, said: “The wave and tidal industries have had a tough time recently. With other projects being forced to scale back, there is a degree of uncertainty and nervousness, so it’s very encouraging to have the support of the UK Government here.”Swansea Bay 320 MW tidal lagoon project has a design life of 120 years and a net annual power output of over 500 GW/h.It is enough to meet the annual electricity requirement of over 155.000 homes, or over 90 percent of homes in the Swansea Bay area, according to Tidal Lagoon Power.Natural Power is an independent renewable energy consultancy and products provider that offers proactive and integrated consultancy, management and due diligence services across the onshore wind, offshore wind, wave, tidal, biomass, photo voltaic and hydro sectors.[mappress mapid=”557″]last_img read more

Real property

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first_imgDisclosure – Misrepresentation – Mortages – Spouses The appellant (W) appealed against a decision ordering her and her former husband (H) to give possession of their house to the respondent lender (F), together with a money judgment, by way of enforcement of a mortgage. H and W lived in their matrimonial home with their children and her mother. H got himself into financial difficulties by overspending on his credit cards. He persuaded W that they needed to remortgage their home to manage his debts. Shortly after they granted a mortgage to F, W found out that H had been having an affair. In due course they divorced, and then H lost his job and was made bankrupt on his own petition. W acquired H’s interest in the house from his trustee in bankruptcy for £1. She found it impossible to maintain the instalments due to F and it started possession proceedings. The judge rejected W’s defences of undue influence and misrepresentation by H, finding that she had made her own choice to participate in the mortgage. It was common ground that F had had constructive notice of any undue influence or misrepresentation that might have been perpetrated by H, so its position would be affected by the outcome. W submitted that the court could, on the judge’s primary facts coupled with her own evidence, decide by inference that by the time of the mortgage H had decided to leave her, and that the mortgage involved three fraudulent misrepresentations, each of which was sufficient on its own to justify the setting aside of the transaction: first, that it was the only way to preserve the house as their home; second, his false promise that he would pay the instalments to F; third, his deliberate concealment of his affair. Held: (1) The starting point was that the judge had been entitled to conclude on the evidence that by the time of the mortgage H had not decided to leave W and his family. As to the first alleged misrepresentation, the court should not interfere with the judge’s conclusion that it had not been shown that H did not honestly believe that the mortgage was the only way of protecting their home from his creditors. (2) As to the second alleged misrepresentation, H’s subsequent track record in staying at the house for another year, even after W found out about his affair, and in paying the instalments due to F during that period, was a sufficient basis for the judge’s conclusion that his promise to W to pay those instalments was not dishonest. (3) H’s concealment of his affair from W did amount to undue influence sufficient to vitiate the mortgage transaction as between them. A finding of undue influence did not depend, as a necessary prerequisite, upon a conclusion that the victim made no decision of her own, or that her will and intention was completely overborne. A conscious exercise of will could nonetheless be vitiated by undue influence, Drew v Daniel [2005] EWCA Civ 507, [2005] 2 FCR 365 applied. The first question was whether W reposed a sufficient degree of trust and confidence in H to give rise to an obligation of candour and fairness on his part, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Etridge (No2) [2001] UKHL 44, (2002) 2 AC 773 followed. For two reasons, she did. First, she regarded H as being in charge of the family finances, albeit not to an extent that excluded her from any participation in important decisions. It would be wrong to confine a husband’s obligation of candour and fairness when proposing a risky financial transaction to his wife to cases where she meekly followed his directions without question. The purpose of an obligation of candour was that the wife should be able to make an informed decision properly appraised of the relevant circumstances. Second, the specific transaction that H put to W required her to take on trust his sworn promise to pay the instalments due to F. There was therefore both a pre-existing relationship of trust and confidence, and an intensification of it derived from the very basis of the proposed transaction, Thompson v Foy [2009] EWHC 1076 (Ch), (2010) 1 P & CR 16 considered. The second question was whether H’s affair was something which his obligation of fairness and candour towards W required him to disclose in connection with his request that she charge her interest in their home as security for his debts. Given the difficulty of the choice she faced, and that her decision to agree to his request was based on her assumption that he was as committed as she was to their marriage and family life, there was no doubt that his affair should have been disclosed, Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Chandra [2010] EWHC 105 (Ch) considered. Moreover, his non-disclosure of it was deliberate. Appeal allowed. Jayne Hewett v First Plus Financial Group Plc: CA (Civ Div) (Lords Justice Jacob, Leveson, Mr Justice Briggs): 24 March 2010center_img Simon Redmayne (instructed by Hatch Brenner (Norwich)) for the appellant; Jeremy Lightfoot (instructed by Eversheds (Cardiff)) for the respondent.last_img read more

Thai twiglets

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Summit: do the right thing, Neuberger tells lawyers

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first_imgPresident of the Supreme Court Lord Neuberger closed the Global Law Summit by asking attendees to take away and act on the more challenging messages that they had heard at the summit.‘The danger of a gathering like this,’ Neuberger said, is that it is held in a ‘self-congratulatory bubble’ where it was easy to ‘say the right things’. By contrast, doing the right thing could be ‘daunting’, he warned.Neuberger cited the need to protect the rights and access to justice of ‘prisoners and asylum seekers’, and made reference to the importance of public funding. A commitment to the rule of law ‘costs money’, he said, ‘to provide courts and to employ a first-rate judiciary’.Judges for their part, Neuberger added, had a duty to focus on minimising the time and cost involved in achieving justice.last_img read more

Immigration Q&A: Request to reopen a case

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first_imgQuestion: My daughter sponsored me for my Green Card and we went to the Immigration office for my interview and everything was fine. But the officer said that I needed to send in some documents about an arrest that I had way back many years ago for driving without a license, before she could issue my Green Card. She gave me a paper to include with the documents when I sent them back to her. I went to the police station and got some documents from them about the case and sent them to the officer several days later – way before the deadline, then waited for word from Immigration that my case was approved. But instead, I was shocked to just now receive a denial letter saying that I didn’t send her the correct court document. I thought that the police documents were the right ones. I’m so upset now and don’t know what to do. Can you please help me to get the correct documents that the officer wants so I can go and give them to the immigration officer? If I do, will she approve my case? The letter says I can’t appeal.Answer: What you are experiencing is very common and avoidable. It’s important to understand that when the USCIS issues a request for documentation, you generally only have one opportunity to provide EXACTLY what is requested or the case will be denied. With USCIS Requests For Evidence, it is crucial to determine exactly what the request is asking for, so that you can provide it, since there are no second chances. For criminal cases, Immigrants must provide the USCIS with a certified copy of both the Police Report or Ticket AND the Court Disposition. One or the other will not be sufficient. It’s also important to know that in many cases like yours which cannot be Appealed, an Immigrant can still make a request for the officer to reopen the case or reconsider it (I-290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion). The filing fee is $630. A motion to reopen must be based on factual grounds, such as the discovery of new evidence or changed circumstances, while a motion to reconsider must establish that the decision was incorrect based on the evidence of record at the time of that decision. Unlike a motion to reopen, no new evidence circumstances can be submitted to support the request.While not required, due to the technical legal issues involved in such Motions, its always best to have a qualified Immigration attorney prepare and submit the request.In some Immigration cases, filing an Appeal, Motion to Reopen or Reconsider is not advised and just a waste of money. These types of cases involve eligibility issues, for instance when an Immigrant files for residency or some other immigration benefit that they are clearly not eligible for. For example, when a Resident sponsors a married a child. In such a case, no eligibility exists, since there is no immigration category for a adult married child of a Resident, only for single children. Only U.S. Citizens can sponsor their married children.In your case, it is likely possible to request that the case be reopened to submit the correct documentation and explanations as to why the documents were not initially provided. Processing times can be 3 to 6 months and if approved, the USCIS will reopen/reconsider the case and approve it.last_img read more

President Xi condemns terror attack in Egypt

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first_imgPresident Xi condemned the violence, saying China opposes all forms of terrorism. Image courtesy: People’s Daily President Xi condemned the violence, saying China opposes all forms of terrorism. Image courtesy: People’s DailyChinese President Xi Jinping has sent a message of condolence to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after Friday’s terrorist attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt’s southern province of Minya, which killed at least 28 people.President Xi condemned the violence, saying China opposes all forms of terrorism. Beijing supports Egypt’s anti-terrorism efforts to safeguard security and stability, he said.Premier Li Keqiang also extended his condolences to Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, those injured in the attack and the families of victims.Friday’s attack saw gunmen attack a group of Coptic Christians traveling by bus to a monastery. Many of the 28 fatalities were children. Over 20 others were wounded.last_img read more

Fire Crews Praised For Extinguishing 4000 Acre Galloway Forest Park Fire

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first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInA large wildfire which spread across 15 square kilometres of countryside over five days in Dumfries and Galloway has now largely been extinguished.At its height, more than 60 firefighters, 10 fire appliances, two helicopters and various support resources were in attendance at the incident in Mossdale, New Galloway.Dry conditions and high winds caused the fire to spread aggressively, affecting approximately 4,000 acres / 1,500 hectares of gorse, grassland and forestry.The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was first mobilised to the area at 1.15pm on Thursday, April 23, and one fire appliance remains on scene today [Monday, April 27] to monitor the area and check for any remaining hotspots.Area Commander Craig McGoldrick, SFRS Local Senior Officer for Dumfries and Galloway, said: “First and foremost, I would like to highlight the efforts of our crews who worked tirelessly and professionally to contain and extinguish this fire.“This incident was a notable example of the incredible speed that wildfires can travel when fanned by the wind in dry conditions.“It also required a large amount of resources, from within Dumfries and Galloway and beyond, and we have called upon the resilience of our national service to tackle it.“While the fire is largely extinguished, we will continue our presence in the area to monitor and deal with any remaining hotspots.”Area Commander McGoldrick also thanked partners, emergency service colleagues and the local community for their support over recent days.He said : “We have received invaluable support from our partners – this included two helicopters, from Skyhook and PDG, which worked alongside our crews to tackle the fire in difficult to reach areas.“In addition, continued support and generosity of the local community has also been humbling, and our sincere thanks goes to them.”last_img read more

NXP Supplies Murata with RF Front-end ICs for Wi-Fi 6 Modules

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first_imgNXP Semiconductors has announced a collaboration with Murata, to develop RF front end modules for Wi-Fi 6 standards. Together, the companies are delivering a solution that can reduce design times, improve time-to-market and save board space in next generation Wi-Fi 6 implementations. The solution combines NXP’s front-end ICs (FEIC) and Murata’s integration expertise to deliver small, ultra-compact RF modules for Wi-Fi 6.The NXP FEIC is tightly packed in a chip scale package (CSP) suitable for module integration and can support various 5G smartphones and portable computing devices. Additionally, it enables high performance 2×2 multiple input multiple output (MIMO) functionality.NXP’s monolithic front-end ICs have been validated on leading Wi-Fi 6 platforms and offer perfect flexibility in terms of size and integration. Working with Murata helps them deliver a highly integrated, fully tested and qualified solution for 5G devices while providing the highest performance and smallest size to meet rapidly rising global demand for Wi-Fi 6.About NXP’s WLAN11ax PortfolioNXP enables the next step in Wi-Fi 6 implementations by providing a high performance WLAN 802.11ax portfolio to support customers in fulfilling the ever-increasing need for more bandwidth. By providing both the 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz bands that fit the 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 standard, NXP offers a flexible portfolio that scales across these specifications.NXP offers 2×2 MIMO support for IEEE802.11a/n/ac/ax applications. Click here to learn more about NXP’s growing wireless local area network (WLAN) portfolio.last_img read more

Start Time for UWF vs. Southern Connecticut State Pushed Back

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first_img CARY, N.C. – The Grand Valley State vs. Sonoma State game finished after 11 innings at the NCAA Division II Baseball Championships.  West Florida and Southern Connecticut State were scheduled for a 5 p.m. EDT/4 p.m. CDT start time, but that game will not start until 6:15 p.m. EDT/5:15 p.m. CT.  Stay tuned to www.GoArgos.com for updates.Print Friendly Version Share Start Time for UWF vs. Southern Connecticut State Pushed Backcenter_img Photo by Bill Stockland last_img read more