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Punch Taverns on target for full year

first_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ John Dunne Friday 17 December 2010 3:37 am by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBemoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farm Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’SportsnautChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Tags: NULLcenter_img whatsapp Britain’s biggest pubs group Punch Taverns said it was on track to meet full-year targets after an investment programme and support for tenants helped its recently-noted improved trading to continue.Punch, which has over 7,100 pubs across Britain, said the improved trading momentum recorded in the fourth quarter had continued in the 16 weeks to 11 December, despite an impact from bad weather in the last two weeks of the reported period.Punch said the average core earnings per pub from its leased division was down 1.7 per cent, which it said reflected disposals in the non-core estate.Support for tenants through the Pathway to Partnership programme helped to deliver benefits as the rate of like-for-like EBITDA decline improved in the period, it said.Punch said it had continued to invest just under £2m each month to help struggling tenants stay afloat, maintaining that level for more than 12 months. The support is provided through rent concessions and product discounts.Like-for-like sales growth in the managed pubs division was at 2.2 per cent as the pub investment programme continued.“The actions taken to strengthen both the Leased and Managed businesses have resulted in an improved trading performance in the first 16 weeks of the financial year,” said Chief Executive Ian Dyson.“We are now looking to build on this momentum by focussing on further operational improvement across the business.” Dyson said his strategy review had continued and he would give an update in the first quarter of 2011. Punch Taverns on target for full year Share last_img read more

CSR hits targets but lags in smartphone market

first_img Tags: NULL CHIPMAKER CSR posted fourth-quarter results at the top end of its guidance yesterday and said it would grow revenue in 2011. It was bolstered by new products targeting phone makers and auto companies. The maker of GPS, bluetooth and wi-fi chips posted fourth-quarter revenue of $184.8m (£131m) , ahead of consensus forecasts, but down from $198m a year ago. Chief executive Joep van Beurden said CSR was seeing good growth in automotive, where it supplies carmakers including Audi, Ford and Toyota, and consumer electronics.But its handset business had suffered as a key model from Nokia was slow to ramp up to full production, he said, and the group was weak in the fast-growing smartphone segment. CSR said first-quarter revenue would be between $155m and $170m, reflecting normal seasonality in a weaker period for consumer demand. CSR hits targets but lags in smartphone market whatsapp Share KCS-content Wednesday 9 February 2011 7:47 pmcenter_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailMisterStoryWoman files for divorce after seeing this photoMisterStoryWanderoamIdentical Twins Marry Identical Twins – But Then The Doctor Says, “STOP”WanderoamFinanceChatterViewers Had To Look Away When This Happened On Live TVFinanceChatterJournalPregnant Woman Takes a Nap – You Won’t Believe What She Discovered When She WokeJournalZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Herald Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child whatsapplast_img read more

Tabcorp CIO Ross to step down for Griffith University role

first_img Regions: Oceania Australia Lottery AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Tabcorp CIO Ross to step down for Griffith University role Australian lotteries and betting operator Tabcorp has revealed that Mandy Ross is to step down as its chief information officer in order to take up the role of chief digital officer with Griffith University in Brisbane. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Australian lotteries and betting operator Tabcorp has revealed that Mandy Ross is to step down as its chief information officer in order to take up the role of chief digital officer with Griffith University in Brisbane.Ross has been CIO since the merger of Tabcorp and Tatts Group in December 2017, prior to which she served in the same role at Tatts for just over three years.She will remain at Tabcorp until taking up her new position at the university in April 2020. In her last few months with the operator, Ross will continue to oversee the final stage of Tabcorp’s technology integration program and also the embedding the technology strategies. Following the Tabcorp-Tatts merger, she has been widely praised in the industry for her handling of such a large scale technology project.“This was a very difficult decision for Mandy to make but allows her to follow her passion in the higher education sector,” a Tabcorp spokesperson said in a statement issued to “Managing a Brisbane-based team will also make it easier for Mandy to spend more time with her family.”Ross started at Tatts in February 2014 as head of technology transformation and process improvement, having joined the company from Intrepica, a start-up that offers gamified online learning resources to children.Earlier in her career, Ross spent over nine years with Wotif Group, an Australian business that provides reservation at hotels around the world. Ross started out as manager for business analysis in October 2003, before becoming CIO in July 2007.Confirmation of Ross’s departure comes after Tabcorp last month entered into a major partnership with North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA).Under the multi-year deal, Tabcorp will serve as an authorised sports betting operator of the NBA in Australia and use official NBA league marks on its various platforms.The partnership will also bring NBA TV, the league’s 24-hour television network, to Tabcorp’s Sky Channel in more than 4,400 TAB retail and entertainment sites across Australia. Tags: Online Gambling Email Address 12th November 2019 | By contenteditor Topics: Lottery People Sports betting Strategylast_img read more

Everton agrees early end to SportPesa sponsorship

first_imgMarketing & affiliates Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Tags: Online Gambling Regions: UK & Ireland English Premier League football club Everton has announced that it is to end its partnership with online betting operator SportPesa two years before the deal had been due to expire.SportPesa has served as the team’s main front-of-shirt sponsor since the start of the 2017-18 season, under a five-year agreement that had been set to run to the end of the 2021-22 campaign.However, Everton has now announced that the partnership will conclude at the end of the current 2019-20 season in May.Everton did not disclose the reasons behind the decision to end the partnership early, but it say it had been taken “following a comprehensive review by the club of its commercial strategy in line with its vision and future growth plans”.“This has been a difficult decision but one that allows us to best deliver on our commercial plan and to grasp the new opportunities now open to us,” an official Everton spokesperson said.“The club would like to thank SportPesa for all of the work that has been done together. Our partnership has seen our first team visit Africa on two occasions, as well as former players and club staff take part in numerous activations in the region.“This has allowed us to grow our own footprint in Africa and further strengthen our special relationship with the continent.”Everton added that it will appoint a new main partner ahead of the 2020/21 season.The decision comes following a difficult 2019 for SportPesa, which in September of last year announced that it to was to halt operations in its native Kenya over a dispute related to a tax on betting stakes.Shortly after this, SportPesa also announced it had made 453 Kenyan employees redundant after closing its operations in the country, calling for authorities in the country to repeal the new tax rate that caused it to withdraw from the market.However, in November 2019, the Kenyan Tax Appeals Tribunal ruled in favour of betting operators that challenged whether the controversial gambling tax should be levied on player winnings, rather than their original stakes.In its ruling, the court determined that the tax could only be applied to a player’s winnings at the end of every month, and that the KRA must collect revenue from customers, rather than directly from operators.The decision could pave the way for local operators such as SportPesa to return to the market. Topics: Marketing & affiliates Sports betting Everton agrees early end to SportPesa sponsorship AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter English Premier League football club Everton has announced that it is to end its partnership with online betting operator SportPesa one year before the deal had been due to expire. 17th February 2020 | By contenteditorlast_img read more

How I’m planning to turn just £5 a day into a passive income

first_imgHow I’m planning to turn just £5 a day into a passive income Don’t miss our special stock presentation.It contains details of a UK-listed company our Motley Fool UK analysts are extremely enthusiastic about.They think it’s offering an incredible opportunity to grow your wealth over the long term – at its current price – regardless of what happens in the wider market.That’s why they’re referring to it as the FTSE’s ‘double agent’.Because they believe it’s working both with the market… And against it.To find out why we think you should add it to your portfolio today… Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Many investors dream of being able to live off a passive income stream from their stocks and shares. It is not as hard to hit this target as it might first seem. 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As such, I think it’s highly likely this trend will continue in future.That’s why I believe it is possible to turn an investment of just £5 a day into a financial nest egg large enough to produce a passive income. An investment of £5 a day, is worth roughly £152 a month or £1,825 a year. According to my calculations, this level of investment could achieve a final investment value of £534,000 over four decades. Doubling the investment to £10 a day or £304 a month, could see an investor achieve a nest egg worth £500k in 30 years. Investing for incomeAfter building a large savings pot, the next stage is to invest for income. There are plenty of options to choose from. The FTSE 100 currently supports an average dividend yield of around 4.4%. However, some companies in the index yield as much as 9%. I think the best approach could be to build a diversified basket of blue-chip income stocks. Based on the current yields available from stocks such as Phoenix Group, GlaxoSmithKline and mining giant BHP, I reckon it’s possible to achieve an average dividend yield of around 6%. On a lump sum of half a million pounds, this implies a potential passive income of £30k a year. If held in a Stocks and Shares ISA, this income would be tax-free. Plenty of optionsInvestors have plenty of options to generate a passive income stream. Saving £10 a day for 15 years could yield a savings pot of £100k. By investing this money in the high-yield blue-chip income stocks highlighted above, investors may be able to achieve a passive income of £6k a year. So, that’s how I’m planning to turn an investment of this £5 a day into a passive income stream. Any investor can follow a similar path, all it takes is a little research and patience. Considering the potential rewards from following a long-term strategy, such as that profiled above, the extra effort is almost certainly worth it in my opinion.  Rupert Hargreaves owns no share mention. The Motley Fool UK has recommended GlaxoSmithKline. 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. 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. Enter Your Email Address Image source: Getty Images center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares There’s a ‘double agent’ hiding in the FTSE… we recommend you buy it! Rupert Hargreaves | Saturday, 10th October, 2020 Click here to get access to our presentation, and learn how to get the name of this ‘double agent’! 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. See all posts by Rupert Hargreaveslast_img read more

Who’s in line to be England’s No 12 if Manu Tuilagi joins Racing?

first_imgShould centre Manu Tuilagi swap Leicester for Paris, England may opt for a change in style in the No 12 shirt. Ali Stokes looks at the different options LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Hotshot: Worcester and England U20 centre Ollie Lawrence The up-and-coming centre talks football, childhood heroes and… Expand Should the national set-up decide to stick with the second playmaker option, but want to retain Farrell at fly-half, Sale Sharks’ 19-year-old Cameron Redpath and Northampton Saints’ 20-year-old James Grayson stand as exciting young prospects to rise through the ranks.Calling the shots: Ryan Mills gets his point across to his Worcester team-mates (Getty Images)A name not to be missed is Ryan Mills, who has been the form English inside-centre in the Premiership for a number of years, flaunting his physicality, ability at the breakdown and general excellence for Worcester.The 26-year-old stands as the most well-rounded option and the ideal halfway house between a Farrell or Tuilagi/Te’o in midfield. His leadership traits would also be a desirable prospect.THREE OF THE CONTENDERS Hotshot: Worcester and England U20 centre Ollie Lawrence When it comes to pace and power, the most prominent Premiership performers looking ready to take the step up are Newcastle Falcon Johnny Williams, Gloucesterman Mark Atkinson and Exeter Chief Ollie Devoto.With heights varying between 6ft 2in and 6ft 6in and weights from 103kg to 107kg, each of the trio offer size enough to serve as a physical presence without lacking the dynamism of a Test-quality inside-centre.On the ball: Ollie Devoto gets a pass away for Exeter (Getty Images)Finally, Worcester and current England U20 man Ollie Lawrence is yet another option that may come to the fore over the next few years.Short and stocky with wonderful power and pace, Lawrence may well be the closest replacement for Tuilagi when it comes to relative explosivity. However, the 19-year-old has some way to go yet and would require a stellar 12 months to play in the 2020 Six Nations.Sam Hill (Exeter), Max Wright (Bath), Nick Tompkins (Saracens) and Luke James (Sale Sharks) stand as outside bets. Hotshot: Northampton and England U20 fly-half James Grayson Hotshot: London Irish centre Johnny Williams Hotshot: London Irish centre Johnny Williamscenter_img From having a famous father to his love… Thought process: Manu Tuilagi is weighing up a move to Racing 92 (Getty Images) Hotshot: Northampton and England U20 fly-half James Grayson When did you take up rugby? When I… Who’s in line to be England’s No 12 if Manu Tuilagi joins Racing?Just three games into his long-awaited return to the England team, powerhouse centre Manu Tuilagi is weighing up a move to French giants Racing 92 after a decade with Leicester Tigers.Between the summer of 2013 and 2018, the 27-year-old suffered an almost unprecedented number of back-to-back, persistent injuries and he acquired a meagre five caps.No centre in world rugby can stand toe-to-toe with Tuilagi when it comes to causing havoc for the best laid defensive plans and drawing in defenders to open up gaping holes for team-mates to scythe through.The term ‘world class’ is banded around too willingly in the professional game, but this is a man who well and truly fits the bill.Eddie Jones has been waiting three years to promote the wrecking ball of a centre to England’s starting midfield, where he has contributed to the two Six Nations victories over the Irish and the French.Break time: Manu Tuilagi bursts through the Wales defence (Getty Images)Many, myself included, held huge reservations regarding Tuilagi’s move to the No 12 jersey from his usual position at outside-centre. However, he has taken to the role like a duck to water, with no sign of his tendencies to shoot out of the defensive line.As a stoic defensive presence on Owen Farrell’s shoulder and a go-to source of front-foot ball, England’s back-line has been transformed with Tuilagi’s 6ft 1in, 114kg presence.Herein lies the problem. Should the widely-reported Paris move come to fruition – he’s described it as the toughest decision of his career – Tuilagi would become unavailable for England following the end of the World Cup later this year, so who comes into the white No 12 jersey?An obvious first answer is that Worcester Warriors and British & Irish Lions centre Ben Te’o will resume his role. But the rugby league convert will be 33 this time next year and has himself suffered from consecutive injuries in recent times. Furthermore, Te’o’s abrasive style of play does not pertain to longevity.Power play: Ben Te’o in action for England against Australia (Getty Images)With no England-qualified player coming close to the type of destructive play as Tuilagi or Te’o, the national side will need to search for a different dimension at inside-centre. Jones and his eventual successor will have two options: return to the second playmaker at 12 or opt for a classic, well-rounded individual.An easy answer is to revert to type and re-establish the tried and tested George Ford-Farrell axis, with the option of retaining a third playmaker at 13 in the shape of Henry Slade or switching to a pacey option, with Jonathan Joseph, Joe Marchant and perhaps even current full-back Elliot Daly standing as prime candidates. Collapse TAGS: Leicester Tigers Expand Should Tuilagi put pen to paper and re-commit to Leicester Tigers, this debate will begin to fade into the background. But the England colossus’s injury record does not make for pleasant reading and a contingency plan to bring forward the next promising youngster would be prudent.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.last_img read more

Top 25 Country Songs of 2016

first_img Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. The Anatomy of Fear TAGScountry MusicPandora Previous articleDirecTV contract dispute affects local TV channelsNext articleEntrepreneur opens new restaurant in Apopka Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Pandora recently released the top 25 Country songs of 2016. On the list, you’ll find some of country music favorites, like  Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell.The Women of Country took their place on the list with Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini, and Cam. Together, these artists totaled 38 million thumbs up on Pandora. Take a look at the list and tell us if you agree that these are the top 25 Country songs of the past year.1. “Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett2. “H.O.L.Y.” by Florida Georgia Line3. “Tennessee Whiskey” by Chris Stapleton4. “You Should Be Here” by Cole Swindell5. “Came Here to Forget” by Blake Shelton6. “T-Shirt” by Thomas Rhett7. “Somewhere on a Beach” by Dierks Bentley8. “Think of You” by Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope9. “Home Alone Tonight” by Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild10. “Drunk on Your Love” by Brett Eldredge11. “From the Ground Up” by Dan + Shay12. “Head Over Boots” by Jon Pardi13. “Middle of a Memory” by Cole Swindell14. “Different For Girls” by Dierks Bentley 15. “Record Year” by Eric Church16.”Lights Come On” by Jason Aldean17.”Fix” by Chris Lane18. “Church Bells” by Carrie Underwood19. “Snapback” by Old Dominion20. “Parachute” by Chris Stapleton21. “Nobody to Blame” by Chris Stapleton22.”Humble & Kind” by Tim McGraw23.”Used to Love You Sober” by Kane Brown24.”Peter Pan” by Kelsea Ballerini25. “Burning House” by Cam LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 last_img read more

House In Fukawa / Suppose Design Office

first_img 2010 House In Fukawa / Suppose Design Office Text description provided by the architects. The house is placed at suburbs in Hiroshima, and designed for 4 members of a family with two kids. Because there are a lot of traffics around the area, we considered the house, which is closed from outside as much as possible but still keep its space open without any pressure of the separation from the outside.Save this picture!Recommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesLightsLouis PoulsenLamps – AJ CollectionDoorsECLISSESliding Pocket Door – ECLISSE LuceWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsPeople can feel a place bigger more and more if they could not figure out the size of it, such as the sky and the ocean. In other words, people think a space is big when they would felt the area as if it is continuing forever.Save this picture!There is- a staircase at the center of the house. It is surrounded by walls as an another construction, and it is built up to the ceiling. It stands as a core of the house. From the pillar all rooms are connected as each. The spaces are placed randomly with various levels and angles. The inside with layers of the rooms is like a place under a tree with leaves or like a cave in a mountain.Save this picture!Moreover, the place at the top of each room could also engage people as terraces. Because of the use of the top the boxes, there are various space relations in the house, such as a room and a room, a room and a terrace, and a terrace and a terrace.Save this picture!The house is separated from the outside environment, however the dwelling inside could create space like continuing forever with the center construction standing like a big tree. We believe residents could enjoy to live in the house with a comfort like in a nature environment, which people could feel and imagine the scale of the space.Save this picture!Project gallerySee allShow lessInternational Retreat / Weiss/ManfrediArticlesNew Visions for Pedestrian Footbridge Design Competition winner / LEA Invent & Burca…Articles Share Projects ArchDaily “COPY” Japan Architects: Suppose Design Office Area Area of this architecture project Area:  50 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboardcenter_img Save this picture!+ 11 Share CopyHouses•Hiroshima-shi, Japan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOr Clipboard “COPY” Houses House In Fukawa / Suppose Design OfficeSave this projectSaveHouse In Fukawa / Suppose Design Office Year:  CopyAbout this officeSuppose Design OfficeOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHiroshima-shiWoodHousesJapanPublished on January 13, 2011Cite: “House In Fukawa / Suppose Design Office” 13 Jan 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisMill Finished Copper: Nordic StandardWindowsMitrexSolar WindowAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesBulbs / SpotsCocowebLighting – Compact Gallery White TracklightConcreteKrytonCrystalline Waterproofing – KIMSealantsEffisusCrossing Perforations on RoofsWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsTiles / Mosaic / GresiteMargresPorcelain Tiles – Linea CosmosWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodValchromat Panels for Interior DesignWindowspanoramah!®ah! MotorisationHingesSaliceHinges – PactaDrawers / Filing Cabinets / ShelvesBeneStorage Partition – PORTS StorageMore products »Read commentsSave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 streamlast_img read more

Twitter donation tool created for those ‘rage fundraising’ moments

first_img Twitter users can now respond to an infuriating tweet by donating via Twitter to a US nonprofit. Trigger is an app that lets them channel their annoyance in a positive way.It was created by ecommerce developer Isaac Alfton who describes it as “retaliatory giving”. It arose from the personal need he felt on seeing offensive tweets to make an effective response.As well as making the donation it can generate a reply to the original message so that the person posting it sees that their original tweet inspired a donation. This can be particularly satisfying, but equally it can just inflame the conversation, so it is an optional feature. 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 Researching massive growth in giving. Such fundraising approaches have been used before, such as the donations in January 2017 to International Planned Parenthood Federation in the name of Vice President Mike Pence (who received confirmations for each gift made), and the unwittingly sponsored neo-Nazi march which raised funds for refugee groups in 2015. Other Twitter donation toolsThere are other tools that let you give via Twitter, including Goodworld (which lets you donate via hashtag on Facebook, Twitter and the web) and tinyGive.In the UK GOOD Agency introduced #DONATE in April 2015.  Howard Lake | 3 March 2017 | News Alfton had been working on the tool during the US election campaign and then worked hard to complete it following Donald Trump’s election victory.How to donateYou can donate to any tweet with a dollar amount, the Twitter name of a US nonprofit, and the hashtag #TriggerGive. First, however, you have to create a Trigger account and register your credit card.You then choose whether you wish to include a reply so that the author of the original tweet is informed of your donation.Donations can be made to any verified US nonprofit that has a Twitter account. If a nonprofit hasn’t registered with Trigger it is invited to do so when someone makes their first donation.You can even use your TriggerGive account to set up regular monthly donations.Donations are processed instantly, but if you mistyped the amount or wish to change your mind you can “edit donations’ via Trigger for up to 24 hours.FeesTrigger charges a monthly fee of $1.59 to cover its costs, but does not charge anything on the donation. Donations are processed via PayPal which charges 30c and 2.9%.Alfton told Mashable:“It’s a really empowering tool. “It’s simple, and it also engages other people and raises awareness of wherever you are donating to.” Tagged with: Digital rage fundraising Twittercenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis35  209 total views,  1 views today Twitter donation tool created for those ‘rage fundraising’ moments Other creative ways to donate in retaliationHillary Clinton campaign fundraisers with every tweet by Donald Trump (November 2016)Donate the Hate turns hate comments into donations (February 2016)TrollAid ensures abusive online posters promote fundraising for refugees (January 2016)  210 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis35last_img read more

Pakistan: Dozens of armed police raid Karachi Press Club

first_img Organisation Pakistani supreme court acquits main suspect in Daniel Pearl murder Help by sharing this information Pakistani journalist critical of the military wounded by gunfire June 2, 2021 Find out more to go further The Karachi Press Club is often used to stage protests against violations of journalists’ rights. Violence is sometimes used to break up the protests, as it was in November 2007 (photo: Asif Hasan / AFP). Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns last night’s police raid on the Karachi Press Club in the strongest possible terms and calls on the Sindh province authorities to shed all possible light on this unprecedented and provocative act of intimidation. “It is absolutely intolerable that police officers should act in a completely illegal manner like this in order to intimidate journalists,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “We urge the Sindh province authorities to investigate this violation of what is a highly symbolic place for press freedom and to punish those responsible. Respect for the rule of law in Pakistan is at stake.” RSF_en News “The police tried to give the appearance of something simple but the story is much bigger,” RSF was told by a senior club member on condition of anonymity. “You can’t believe that the police officers who carried out this raid did not know where they were. There was a conspiracy.” Pakistan is ranked 139th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index. News November 9, 2018 Pakistan: Dozens of armed police raid Karachi Press Clubcenter_img PakistanAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Follow the news on Pakistan News According to a Karachi Press Club statement, the police harassed the journalists and club officials who were present, and took photos and shot video footage throughout their search without asking permission. The raid was carried out by dozens of armed plainclothes police who arrived at this prestigious Pakistani press institution at around 10:30 p.m., stormed inside and proceeded to search all the rooms, including meeting rooms, kitchens and the sports room. January 28, 2021 Find out more Receive email alerts Pakistani TV anchor censored after denouncing violence against journalists April 21, 2021 Find out more PakistanAsia – Pacific Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsMedia independence Witnesses said the plainclothes gunmen arrived in at least six double-cabin vehicles, a police truck and other vehicles. When the club’s president requested an explanation, an officer claimed not to know that it was the press club and said they had come to arrest individuals who were wanted by the authorities. Karachi’s journalists met this afternoon to protest against the raid. Founded in 1958 and with around a thousand members, the Karachi Press Club is a place where journalists meet to defend their profession, condemn press freedom violations and violations of human rights in general, and to stage protests. Newslast_img read more