By Philip Kaleta and Ryan Heath | Tips, tales, traumas to the POLITICO Brussels Team at [email protected] | View in your browser LOBBYING THE EU EU BUDGET — COMPLAINTS ABOUT RUSHED PROCESS PILE UP: Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger came under fire at the Alpbach Forum for his insistence that the 2021-2027 EU budget be finalized before the European Parliament election. A delay, he said, would be proof that the EU doesn’t work. Critics included Renaud Dehousse, president of the European University Institute, who said: “If we have an agreement before the European election the next Parliament will have its hands tied — what do we have parliaments for, if not for budgets?” French En Marche lawmakers have complained about the budget timeline for the same reason. 50-50 chance: But will a deal be struck in time? Oettinger sees a “50-50” chance of the EU reaching a budget deal before the 2019 European election, he told reporters … [Read more...] about POLITICO Brussels Influence, presented by the New York Times: Budget deal odds — Angry Mexican investors — A message to you, Rudy
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A New York man has sparked outrage by assailing restaurant workers who were speaking Spanish with customers. In a video posted to Facebook, the man can be heard chastising an employee at a fast-food chain in Manhattan, telling him: “Your staff is speaking Spanish to customers!” “He spoke it, he spoke it, she’s speaking it,” the man says, pointing to individual employees. “It’s America!” Read more This barista refused to serve a man ‘being really racist’ to a Muslim “Yeah, this is America,” someone responds. Others call him ignorant and say he shouldn’t be allowed in the store. The man then appears poised to leave, but turns to issue a final threat to the employees. “My guess is they’re not documented, so my next call is to [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to have each one of them kicked out of my country,” he says, waving his cell phone. “If they have the balls to come … [Read more...] about New York man caught on camera threatening to get Spanish-speaking restaurant workers deported
0 Post a comment Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - Local People by Contributed Item - Contributed Item @twitter.com/gem_news [email protected] Local historian Laurie Owen continues his series, loping at the remarkable population growth in the town of Barry between the years 1885 and 1905. Infectious diseases such as scarlet fever, diarrhoea, typhoid, and whooping cough were a major concern and the MoH Dr Neale had been trying to convince the Local Board of the need for a permanent hospital.In November 1893, the committee served notice of ‘compulsory purchase’ of the 11,295 acres of Sully Island owned by the Right Honourable Baron Wimborne. Earlier plans on land at the Colcot had been abandoned following Local Government concerns over drainage.A year later, the temporary hospital erected in 1891 was removed from the Docks to the Colcot site in the hope of making it permanent. Four years later, the UDC were granted a loan of £6,047 to build a permanent … [Read more...] about Medical facilities for a new town and the early GPs 1880-1910 Part 8b (continued) by Laurie Owen
The phone companies spent decades extending internet access across the U.S., first to homes and then to mobile devices, only to be stuck collecting relatively small service fees while Google and Amazon built lucrative online empires. Now that a surge of American cars are getting their own internet connections, Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. don’t want to be relegated to mere pipe providers yet again.Verizon is regrouping all its telematics and vehicle logistics businesses into one unit called Verizon Connect, and AT&T has amassed partnerships with more than two dozen major car and truck makers as it tries to ingrain itself in the connected-car business. Both are fighting for a larger role than just mobile-service supplier and are jostling for new revenue from everything from security and entertainment to the sale of data mined from drivers and vehicles. The problem: Everyone from traditional carmakers to tech giants and startups has already crowded into … [Read more...] about Can Telecom Giants Find Ways to Make Real Money on Smarter Cars?
Humberside 9 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-43698349 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A man has been fined for crashing his car into a number of parked vehicles before running away.CCTV footage showed James Baker hitting the cars on Barcroft Street in Cleethorpes in April 2017.Two passengers in his car … [Read more...] about Man fined for crashing into parked cars