Art at the Brocante

  For you a bouquet   At the seaside     Flowers in a vase   Rows of lavender and wheat Two boats in Cassis   Walking the trails in Saint Baume     Provencal countryside   A bridge over the Seine.   Which one do you like best?                 [Author: French la Vie]
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Further list of unlawful actions by Morrison – sent in by a commentator

As received: 18 March 2020 declaration goes beyond prevention I want to direct you to the wording of the Governor-General of Australia’s Declaration 18 March 2020 (Biosecurity (Human Biosecurity Emergency) (Human Coronavirus with Pandemic Potential) Declaration 2020). As there are very clear rules when drawing up a legislative instrument, the wording needs to be clear and specific. […]
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The Old Stocks Inn Review: How This Cool Hotel is Changing the Cotswolds

This Old Stocks Inn review reveals a melting pot of olde English charm and cool Scandi design in the Cotswolds, Stow on the Wold. Originally from Inside the Travel Lab.
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A Guide to Mandatory Medical Insurance Law in Dubai

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has issued a law requiring all Emiratis and Dubai expats, including dependents, to have insurance in place to pay for their emergency and curative healthcare needs. While Emiratis will be handled by a Dubai government-funded scheme, Dubai expats and their dependents will be handled under private health insurance schemes. The law […] The post A Guide to Mandatory Medical Insurance Law in Dubai appeared first on Dubai Expat Blog.
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UK academic to release a book on #UAE’s Abraaj Group and its founder Arif Naqvi | Banking – Gulf News

UK academic to release a book on UAE’s Abraaj Group and its founder Arif Naqvi | Banking – Gulf News A UK based academic and professor of human rights has written a book on UAE based private equity firm Abraaj Group and its founder Arif Naqvi.The Pakistan-born businessman who is currently based in London is facing extradition to the US on 16 counts of fraud and related money laundering alleged to have been committed between 2014 and 2018.The new book “The Life and Death of the Abraaj Group: Ar...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, US, Pakistan, Uae, Kingston University, Abraaj Group, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Arif Naqvi, Brian Brivati, Biteback Publishing

TSA records 'highest throughput' during COVID-19 pandemic as Delta variant continues to spread nationwide

A TSA officer wears a mask at Logan International Airport in Boston in March 2020. Brian Snyder/Reuters More than 2.1 million people flew for the Fourth of July weekend, according to data from the Transportation Security Administration. That figure represents the TSA's "highest throughput since the start of the pandemic," a TSA spokesperson said. The news of the high throughput comes as health officials warn of the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Travel, News, White House, Boston, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Delta, Tsa, Biden, Transportation Security Administration, Independence Day, Logan International Airport, Brian Snyder Reuters, Fourth of July

Former #Saudi Banker AlMedaini Is Named Acting CEO of Debt Office - Bloomberg

Former Saudi Banker AlMedaini Is Named Acting CEO of Debt Office - Bloomberg Saudi Arabia’s National Debt Management Center, responsible for managing the kingdom’s sovereign borrowing, named Hani AlMedaini its acting chief executive officer.AlMedaini, former head of the investment division at Saudi British Bank, will succeed Fahad AlSaif, who joined the sovereign wealth fund to become chief of corporate finance and a member of its management committee. AlMedaini’s appointment is effective on J...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Finance Ministry, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Samba Financial Group, Saudi British Bank, Debt Office Bloomberg, Debt Office Bloomberg Saudi Arabia, National Debt Management Center, Hani AlMedaini, Fahad AlSaif

There is MUCH more to Peru than Machu Picchu

Things to do in Peru, besides Machu Picchu As one of the most recognizable tourist attractions in the world, the legendary Incan city of Machu Picchu needs little introduction. Set high in the misty Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is Peru’s greatest treasure and it lives up to every expectation.  Our trip to Peru was centered around the Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu. The challenging 4-day trek continues to rank as one of the most memorable travel experiences of our lives. We did the Inca Tra...
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I flew on Breeze, the 'tech company that happens to fly airplanes' from JetBlue founder David Neeleman, and found it surprisingly low-tech

Breeze Airways launched its first flights in May. Thomas Pallini/Insider Breeze Airways founder David Neeleman billed his airline as a "tech company" but I found the opposite. In-flight entertainment was touted but not offered on the first flights, and will come with new planes. Breeze also doesn't have a phone number and requires customers to send a text message or email. See more stories on Insider's business page. Breeze Airways is America's newest airline and is taking t...
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Great Wall Street reads for the long weekend

Hello readers, We rounded up our trending stories and big reads for you to enjoy over the long weekend. Here are just some of the highlights:A wave of firms including JPMorgan are hiking junior investment-banker pay - we have all the details Inside law firm Paul Weiss' relationship with ApolloJPMorgan is sounding the alarm about third-party trading venues like Tradeweb and MarketAxessAnd a quick programming note: we're working on this year's list of Wall Street rising stars. Here'...
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A warm morning

This is what summer is supposed to feel like. The outdoor temperature when I got up around 06h00 was 18ºC (about 65ºF). Not hot, not chilly. Just right. If only it would last! We're expecting some light rain to come in later this morning. I don't think I'll have time to cut grass before it rains. It's market day in town and I'm going in for a few things. This is before pruning. In the center is a pink rose surrounded by a thicket of daisies. The photo is looking south toward the ornamental pru...
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I Just Can't Believe It

Three of us headed out on a gentle morning walk. The sights we saw were just amazing. A home in 1617 this building is now the town hall. Yes - you enter by that massive fortified door. Those are nails embedded into the wood to keep invaders from forcing in the wood. The village of La Tour Blanche is the crossroads of two Roman routes. One route goes from Limoges to Bordeaux and the other connects Perigueux to Saintes and Angouleme.   Just outside of ...
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Lights, dogs, action! Patagonia project to keep pumas from preying on sheep

A trial using maremma sheepdogs and Foxlights is offering a new way to protect livestock and diffuse conflict with ranchers over the big catsArriving at a fencepost protruding like a needle from the grassland, conservation adviser Nicolás Lagos assembles an LED device that will sit atop the pillar and at nightfall emanate an eerie multicoloured display across the frosted Patagonian valley below. The lights emit random 360-degree patterns visible from a mile away. Known as Foxlights they emulate ...
Tags: Travel, Food, Science, Biology, Environment, Americas, World news, Wildlife, Conservation, Farming, Chile, Patagonia, IUCN red list of endangered species, Biodiversity, Wildlife Holidays, Green travel

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