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Posted by: | Posted on: July 5, 2021

3 reasons why this underdog FTSE stock is on my investing radar

first_img Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Manika Premsingh | Saturday, 11th July, 2020 | More on: MTRO I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Something’s up with financials. Changes at the top are visible for a number of them. Earlier this week, Lloyds Bank’s CEO resigned. Insurance biggie Aviva’s CEO stepped down the same day. Now, another FTSE 100 stock has announced changes. Challenger Metro Bank (LSE: MTRO) has appointed a new chair, veteran banker Robert Sharpe. Changes at the topThis is one reason the investor in me is now looking more closely at Metro Bank. It’s part of a bigger leadership change underway. Earlier this year, a new CEO, Daniel Frumkin, took charge. Both personnel decisions are linked to last year’s accounting mess-up. Following this, its founder and then chair, Vernon Hill, had stepped down. Next, the CEO, Craig Donaldson, quit. With both positions now filled, it appears that the company is ready to start a new chapter, putting behind 2019’s turbulence. 5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Rising share price for this FTSE stockThe second reason this FTSE stock is on my radar is the investor interest in it. Going by its stock price movements, it’s clear that investors are positive on MTRO. In July so far, its share price is the highest it has been since February. If this trend is maintained, it will be the second straight month of gains for Metro Bank. This is quite the comeback after the share price plunged in May.Recently, its CEO increased his stockholding by 500,000 shares. I think a share purchase by management can be a vote of confidence in the organisation. This combined with a sustained rise in share price in the recent past, is positive for the bank.Not half bad trading updateFinally, I think the stock’s recent trading update wasn’t all bad either. While no particular growth was possible in the present circumstances, Metro Bank did report marginal increase in deposits. The loans extended declined, but only marginally. While it didn’t detail its capital adequacy ratios, the update is positive on that front too. This doesn’t change the fact that MTRO may still be in precarious financial health. It made a loss last year and we’ll know the corona-damage to this year only when detailed results are out. Until such time, I’d refrain from guessing too much. Metro Bank has other challenges too. Recessions always drags down financials. There’s higher likelihood of more bad loans and slower deposit growth because of muted incomes and low interest rates. These squeeze banks from both sides. In any case, MTRO has big competition to contend with.I’m not buying MTRO as yet. Not in this uncertain scenario. But, with brand new leadership, investor faith in the stock, and its latest trading update, I’m keeping it on my radar. This FTSE stock may still be down, but it’s not out. 3 reasons why this underdog FTSE stock is on my investing radar “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Enter Your Email Address Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee.center_img Image source: Getty Images. See all posts by Manika Premsingh Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Manika Premsingh has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has recommended Lloyds Banking Group. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shareslast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 17, 2021

Uredd Rest Area / Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + Landskapsfabrikken

first_img Year:  Uredd Rest Area / Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + Landskapsfabrikken “COPY” Photographs:  Statens Vegvesen, Steinar Skaar, Lars Grimsby Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHaugen/Zohar ArkitekterOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesIcebergOn FacebookInndyrNorwayPublished on March 15, 2021Cite: “Uredd Rest Area / Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + Landskapsfabrikken ” 15 Mar 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodGRP Siding Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardMetallicsHAVER & BOECKERArchitectural Wire Mesh – MULTI-BARRETTE 8130Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsSealantsEffisusGutter Repair – TiteGutter3Aluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Click-on BattensTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea PrestigeMetallicsRHEINZINKZinc Roof Systems – Click Roll CapsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteTerrealTerracotta Cladding TileDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE UnilateralWindowsJoskoWindows and Sliding Doors – ONE SeriesMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Uredd Rest Area / Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + LandskapsfabrikkenSave this projectSaveUredd Rest Area / Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter + Landskapsfabrikken CopyHouses•Inndyr, Norway Save this picture!© Statens Vegvesen+ 13Curated by Paula Pintos Share Photographs Architects: Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter Year Completion year of this architecture project 2018 “COPY” Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/925879/uredd-rest-area-haugen-zohar-arkitekter Clipboard ArchDaily Manufacturers: Avdeling Meløy, Nordland BetongLandscape:Inge DahlmanEngineer:K. ApelandClient:Statens vegvesenContractor:Moldjord bygg og anlegg ASCity:InndyrCountry:NorwayMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Steinar SkaarRecommended ProductsWindowsSky-FrameRetractable Insect Screen – Sky-Frame FlyWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Text description provided by the architects. The “Uredd” site along Norwegian Scenic Route Helgelandskysten is frequently visited both by tourists and local residents. The most important qualities and characteristics of Uredd’s resting place are the view to the north and the midnight sun.  The view to the fjord is magnificent, facing the mountain summits as well towards the vast open Norwegian ocean.Save this picture!© Statens VegvesenThe existing site is redesigned to satisfy the Scenic Route project requirements of architectural quality as well as services to the public. The new project reveals a redesign of the WWII memorial monument for the submarine “Uredd”, an existing element on site which gave it its identity and name: “Ureddplassen”, which in Norwegian means a fearless place.Save this picture!© Statens VegvesenSave this picture!Site planSave this picture!© Statens VegvesenThe new rest area consists of a large poured concrete terrace facing the sea. From the concrete terrace, an amphitheater rolls down to the shoreline, making the shoreline accessible. On the terrace seating benches in the characteristic marble from Fauske are established, alongside a toilet building with a concrete ceiling that waves up from the terrace’s surface.Save this picture!© Statens VegvesenProject gallerySee allShow lessM+ Museum / Herzog & de Meuron + TFP Farrells + ArupSelected ProjectsCumulus House / Chris Connell DesignSelected Projects Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/925879/uredd-rest-area-haugen-zohar-arkitekter Clipboard Houses Norwaylast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 16, 2021

Tesco collects used electrical goods to benefit Cancer Research UK

first_img This week is Recycle Week (18 to 24 June), and Tesco is encouraging shoppers to donate used electrical items so that it can recycle them and raise funds for Cancer Research UK, Tesco Charity of the Year 2012.The supermarket is asking people to trade in items including old MP3 players, digital cameras and TVs at Tesco. They can take part in Tesco’s Electrical Trade-in by visiting the campaign’s website to find out how much each item is worth. They can then trade them in in throughout the year at selected Tesco stores or post them using a free label that can be downloaded from the website.Claire Rowney, Cancer Research UK’s head of corporate partnerships, said: “Whenever we buy a new mobile phone or MP3 player it’s always difficult to know what to do with the old ones… Tesco’s Electrical Trade-in is a great way to declutter and raise money to support Cancer Research UK’s doctors, nurses and scientists beat cancer at the same time.”www.tescoelectricaltradein.com  40 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tesco collects used electrical goods to benefit Cancer Research UK AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 21 June 2012 | News Tagged with: corporate Donated goods Recycling 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 GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 13, 2021

Police suspected TCU players in assault almost immediately

first_imgThe three students were walking down Lowden Street  “carrying a case of Keystone Light beer” when one student was “hit in the back of the leg with a full can of beer than had been thrown at him.” The students told police they turned and saw “three individuals standing in the yard,” according to the affidavit.One individual in the yard was described as “a black male” who was “wearing a TCU backpack (the type of which is issued to TCU athletes),” according to the affidavit. That same suspect approached one of the students and hit him “with a closed fist to his left temple,” causing the student to fall “on the ground in the fetal position.”The suspects proceeded to kick and hit the student laying on the ground until one of them “said ‘Get the beer’.” According the affidavit, a suspect described as an “Asian-pacific male with big hair,” picked up the beer, and the three suspects “ran south through an alley.”TCU Police officer Joe Chambers said when he arrived on the scene the victim who had been laying on the ground told the officer he “felt pain in his shoulder and face” and “immediately said, ‘and they took my beer,’” according to the affidavit.That student was taken to the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital emergency room where he was treated for a “facial contusion, forearm contusion, left shoulder pain and joint inflammation,” according to the affidavit.Officers found “one bottle of Bombay Sapphire gin, one bottle of Heineken beer and a pair of red and black sunglasses,” which they believed belonged to the suspects, according to the affidavit.A “black Apple iPhone that rang while officers were at the scene,” was also found. According to the affidavit the name “Mike Tuaua” appear “on the caller ID.”Officers spoke with a nearby resident that said “four football players arrived at his party uninvited,” according to the affidavit.Given this information, along with the athletic back pack and the name on the caller id, “officers checked the TCU football roster” which “lists the name ‘Mike Tuaua,’” according to the affidavit.Tuaua was “contacted through university officials” and asked to call Detective S.L. Horner of the Fort Worth Police Department, according to the affidavit. Tuaua’s attorney arranged a meeting for Sept. 6, according to the affidavit.Tuaua told Horner that Tuaua had gone to a party that night with Pettis-Wilson along with two other men he called “Nam” and “Im,” according to the affidavit. When asked why he left the party Tuaua said “they just wanted to leave because there were no girls present,” according to the affidavit.Tuaua said “he heard yelling and saw Petties-Wilson surrounded by three males, and they were pushing and shoving.” According to the affidavit Tuaua “ran over to stop the fight.” He told Horner “he saw the pack of beer but does not know what happened to it,” and that “he does not drink that beer,” according to the affidavit. Previous articleNew option for coffee connoisseurs opening on West Seventh StreetNext articleLive Blog: Patterson responds to player arrests Elizabeth Campbell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ ReddIt Elizabeth Campbell is executive editor of TCU 360 and a senior journalism and political science double major. When not in the newsroom, she’s thinking about the news while probably watching TCU football or being a history nerd. Send her a tip if you have a story to share! printThe two TCU football players who were arrested on a charge involving the assault of three students earlier this month “wanted to fight,” according to arrest warrant affidavits released Monday night.TuauaSenior defensive end Michael Tuaua and redshirt freshman wide receiver Andre Petties-Wilson were arrested on a charge of robbery and causing bodily injury. Bail for each was set at $15,000, according to the affidavits.TCU responded to the arrests: “It is disappointing to learn about these students’ alleged behavior, which fails to live up to the expectations of our community. Texas Christian University expects its students to behave in an ethical manner, abide by campus policies and adhere to state and federal law. The students who are under investigation will also face a charge of violating the University Code of Student Conduct, the results of which are independent and separate from any legal charges they may face.”Petties-WilsonVoicemails seeking comment from Tuaua and Petties-Wilson were not returned Monday night.The incident occurred Sept. 4 around 11:30 p.m. near the 2700 block of West Lowden Street and lasted “thirty to forty-five seconds,” according to the affidavit. The following account is based on the information in the affidavits. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history CRES negotiates move to interdisciplinary unit amid student resistance Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ ReddIt Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ Linkedin Twitter Linkedincenter_img Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Breakdown: Cambridge Analytica, information warfare Twitter + posts Alumna joins ‘Survivor’ reality show in quest for a million dollars Three male students were assaulted and robbed on Friday, September 4 on the corner of Merida Avenue and West Lowden Street. Elizabeth Campbell Facebook WATCH: Former Chief of Staff for Obama talks Trump administration, Democrats, liberal arts education World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Facebook Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 12, 2021

Daily newspaper allowed to bring out first issue after one-month enforced delay

first_img Less press freedom than ever in Egypt, 10 years after revolution News EgyptMiddle East – North Africa to go further RSF_en After a one-month delay imposed by the authorities, the first issue of the daily newspaper Al-Ghad (“Tomorrow” in Arabic) was published today by the opposition party of the same name. It had been on the verge of coming out yesterday but was blocked at the last minute by the authorities, who finally approved its appearance today.In the issue, the leader of the Al-Ghad party, Ayman Nour, who has been in prison since 21 January, said he would be a candidate in the coming presidential election. February 6, 2021 Find out more News March 9, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Daily newspaper allowed to bring out first issue after one-month enforced delay Follow the news on Egypt Organisation Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein back home after four years in prison Detained woman journalist pressured by interrogator, harassed by prison staff Receive email alerts Help by sharing this information January 22, 2021 Find out more EgyptMiddle East – North Africa February 1, 2021 Find out more News News ——————————————————10.02.2005New opposition daily suspended as first issue was being printedReporters Without Borders called on the Egyptian authorities today to reverse the “arbitrary” decision taken on 8 February to block publication of a new daily newspaper called Al-Ghad (“Tomorrow” in Arabic), which was to have been brought out by a new political party of the same name.”We condemn this decision by the High Council for the Press to suspend the newspaper of the first opposition party to be authorized in the last 20 years,” the press freedom organization said, arguing that the newspaper should not be made suffer because charges were brought against Dr. Ayman Nour, the party’s president. Nour has been accused of “forging official documents” and has been detained.”The decision to suspend the newspaper is directly linked to political considerations and raises doubts about Egypt’s desire to embark on a durable democratic process and establish structures in which the news media are allowed freedom of expression,” Reporters Without Borders said.The authorities should either explain their decision to suspend Al-Ghad or allow it to publish, the organization added.Reached by telephone, Al-Ghad editor Ibrahim Issa told Reporters Without Borders he was not optimistic. “If the authorities initially gave us permission to publish, it’s because they thought we would be under their control, but now that they have seen our editorial line, I don’t think they will again give us permission to publish our newspaper,” Issa said.The Al-Ghad party received permission to publish a newspaper on 28 December. The first issue was already in preparation at the state-owned Al-Ahram press when the High Council gave orders to stop the printing because the newspaper had been suspended. Staff at the press informed the newspaper, which has still not received any explanation from the authorities.The first issue included an article by Nour written from his cell, in which he described the sequence of events since his arrest on 29 January. Other articles called for amendments to the Egyptian constitution and criticised the method of election in Egypt.Al-Ghad’s editors have little hope of being able to publish even if they are successful in the courts. As a result of a complaint brought by the agriculture ministry, the Labour Party’s daily Al-Shaab is still suspended despite an appeal court decision on 23 December authorising it to resume publishing.last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: June 12, 2021

The Taliban

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Posted by: | Posted on: June 4, 2021

Utility charge totally dishonest – Collins

first_img‘They are also proposing to introduce a licensing tax for people who have septic tanks’COUNTY Limerick TD Niall Collins is seeking clarity on the proposed household utility charge and has accused Fine Gael of introducing dishonest backdoor taxes in its first 100 days in government.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up “Part of the four year recovery plan was to introduce a water metering programme in every home – instead the new government has decided on a flat rate Household Utility Charge which flies in the face of what Fine Gael told the people – it will be the first of a whole host of backdoor taxes”.The local TD argues that Fine Gael deceived voters during the general election campaign.“This debate is only beginning and they are being completely dishonest with the people. They said in their election campaign there would be no more taxes, but there are a whole load more backdoor taxes and they are also proposing to introduce a licensing tax for people who have septic tanks”.Concerned about the manner in which the charge is being introduced he says the reason that a property tax has not been introduced is that it would have to levied on an equitable basis.“It’s very difficult to levy it across the board for people in totally different circumstances, unemployed people and people with negative equity.“A lot of questions still need to be answered. How much will it be? How will it be levied? Who will pay it? Will there be exemptions for pensioners, the unemployed and those who cannot afford to pay? Will there be a waiver scheme? Could the Minister provide detail on the scheme, primarily, how much it will cost?”In a Dáil debate on the matter last week, Deputy Collins called on the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan to provide clarity on the proposal:“I would like him to elaborate on the new flat rate tax he has proposed because it has slipped in under the radar – there is scant detail on the scheme and we want clarity as there is confusion, and there has been a muddying of the waters on a site property tax, the introduction of water charges and the new charge”.Speaking in the Dail Minister Hogan said he will bring proposals to the Government in the near future on the legislative and administrative requirements necessary to implement the charge.“It is my intention that the revenues from the charge will support the provision of locally based services and, in turn, reduce local government’s requirement for Exchequer support for the funding of such services”.The Minister also said that Fianna Fail had negotiated with the EU/IMF to introduce a household charge while in government. NewsLocal NewsUtility charge totally dishonest – CollinsBy admin – May 26, 2011 635 Linkedin Print Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Previous articleSteady response to city incentive schemeNext articleArts briefs admin Advertisement Email Facebooklast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: May 31, 2021

The Reality of Home Prices vs. Home Sales

first_img Scott Morgan is a multi-award-winning journalist and editor based out of Texas. During his 11 years as a newspaper journalist, he wrote more than 4,000 published pieces. He’s been recognized for his work since 2001, and his creative writing continues to win acclaim from readers and fellow writers alike. He is also a creative writing teacher and the author of several books, from short fiction to written works about writing. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: Caliber Home Loans Launches Mobile Platform Next: LenderLive Appoints Chief Information Security Officer The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago March 19, 2018 4,035 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Related Articles in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, Magazine, Market Studies, News The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago The Reality of Home Prices vs. Home Sales  Print This Postcenter_img Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Home prices in February hit a four-year high, capping a 72-month run in which median home values rose nationally, according to a report by Redfin. But just because the prices went up does not mean sales went up. In fact, while national median prices rose almost 9 percent (to $285,000) in February, the number of homes for sale dropped more than 11 percent from January and were flat compared to a year ago. It was the twenty-ninth consecutive month inventory suffered, while prices keep going up.Only six of 73 metros saw sales grow by double digits from last year, the report said. Louisville led the nation in year-over-year sales growth, up 25 percent, followed by Greenville, South Carolina, which was up 18 percent.Inventory dropped most in New York State, where three metros saw downswings compared to last year. Inventory in Rochester and Buffalo dropped 40 percent and in Albany, 30 percent. Atlanta also posted a 33 percent decline in inventory.As availability and affordability continue to constrain the market, interest in buying a home is humming along nicely. Time on the market for homes sold in February was 53 days, a week faster than a year earlier. That’s just the average. In Seattle, half of all homes pending sales closed in just eight days—four days faster than it was a year earlier. Denver and San Jose reported closings in nine and 10 median days on the market, respectively. Homes in Oakland and San Francisco spent two weeks on the market.The most competitive market in February was San Jose, where 83 percent of homes sold above list price. Three-quarters of homes for sale in San Francisco did the same. Oakland, Seattle, and Tacoma also saw homes close significantly above asking price. Overall, Redfin reported, 21 percent of homes that sold in February went for more than their list price, nationally. That number is up 20 percent from last year. The median value of off-market homes was $283,300, a 9 percent uptick percent from last year. Almost two-thirds of homes on the market in February were priced above their Redfin Estimate value.“Mortgage rates pushed upwards in February to the highest levels in nearly three years as home prices increased by their fastest pace in nearly four years,” said Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson. “A growing economy, healthy buyer demand, and low inventory drove the ramp up in prices last month. Combining even slightly higher rates with price growth this strong will make it even more challenging for first-time buyers to find affordable homes to buy this year. The good news for sellers is modest rate increases are unlikely to curtail buyer demand. Just 6 percent of respondents to a survey commissioned by Redfin said they would cancel their home buying plans if rates rose above 5 percent.” On the other side of the country, and on the other side of the numbers, sales in Long Island saw the largest decline in sales since last year, falling 33 percent. Home sales in Minneapolis and Miami also dropped, each by 13 percent. Buyers Home Values Homes HOUSING Inventory Median-Value Pending Sales Redfin sellers 2018-03-19 Radhika Ojha About Author: Scott Morgan Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Tagged with: Buyers Home Values Homes HOUSING Inventory Median-Value Pending Sales Redfin sellers Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / The Reality of Home Prices vs. Home Saleslast_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: May 25, 2021

Man in serious condition after sustaining head injuries in Derry

first_img Man in serious condition after sustaining head injuries in Derry A man is in a critical condition in hospital after he sustained head injuries in the Grafton Street area of Derry in the early hours of yesterday morning.The 43 year old man was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries at around 12:45am yesterday morning.Police say his condition is critical but stable.Police are appealing to anyone who was in the Grafton Street area in the early hours of yesterday morning and who may be able to assist with inquires to contact Detectives in Strand Road. By News Highland – March 27, 2019 WhatsApp WhatsApp Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Pinterest Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Facebook Google+ Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleOver €150,000 announced for disadvantaged communities in DonegalNext articleJohn Quigg departs Derry City News Highland News Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows last_img read more

Posted by: | Posted on: May 18, 2021

Fourth nor’easter this month could hit Northeast next week

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — Spring is finally here next week — but Mother Nature may not be done battering the Northeast with rain, snow and wind.Another nor’easter — the fourth storm this month — could slam into the region just as the season is about to change.The storm is moving slowly from the Rockies and could bring severe weather to the central and southern U.S. on Monday.That could mean more snow for the Northern Plains.By Wednesday or Thursday, the I-95 corridor could see the worst of the storm.Two weather models have the storm system barreling north on different tracks.A European forecast said heavy snow is possible more inland from West Virginia to upstate New York, while the American model said the storm will be more coastal — slamming into New Jersey, Long Island and perhaps New York City.If the latter model proves true, Washington, D.C., will be mostly spared.Meanwhile, a mudslide in Malibu, California, Thursday morning closed down a road, potentially for several more days.Storms also brought as much as 16 inches of snow to the Sierra Nevada Mountains over the last 24 hours.Snow and high-wind alerts have been issued in 18 states from California all the way to West Virginia.With two storm systems looming, the first of those on Friday morning is stretching all the way from the Gulf Coast to the Upper Plains, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the south and more heavy snow in the north.By Friday afternoon and evening, showers and severe storms are expected from Missouri to Louisiana. Some of the rainstorms may contain damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes are possible.Up north, snowfall will spread from the Dakotas into Iowa.By Saturday, that storm system will weaken but still bring mixed precipitation from Illinois to West Virginia. The Southeast may see some stronger storms as well.Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more