Wednesday 22 September 2010 9:02 pm BBC opens up its books whatsapp whatsapp More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.com Under a deal announced yesterday, the National Audit Office will be able to vet contracts with top executives.It will also be able to scrutinise the BBC’s contracts with other companies, to ensure the licence-fee payer is getting value for money.Currently, the NAO is only allowed to carry out value-for-money studies if invited by the BBC?Trust, the corporation’s governing body.However, the BBC does not have to hand over details of its star’s salaries. Director general Mark Thompson was only willing to do so if the NAO signed a confidentiality agreement, which it refused to do. The announcement was made by Liberal Democrat culture spokesperson Don Foster at the party’s conference in Liverpool yesterday. Tags: NULL Share Show Comments ▼ KCS-content THE BBC has agreed to give the public spending watchdog complete access to its books for the first time.
THE UK’s 100 largest companies accounted for 11.9 per cent of the Treasury’s total tax receipts last year, a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers has revealed, equal to total payments of £56.8bn.Two thirds of the taxes collected were paid by just a third of the top 100 companies, with oil and gas producers, banks, insurance firms and retailers making the biggest contributions.The £56.8bn figure includes all taxes the companies handed over to the state, mostly made up of corporation tax, VAT, national insurance, business rates and income tax paid on behalf of employees. The survey shows that companies’ total tax rate on earnings, at 51.8 per cent, has remained higher than the pre-crisis norm so that for the second year running, Britain’s biggest firms saw more than half of their profits taken by the taxman. Corporation tax is still the biggest burden, despite dropping off as profits have suffered since the crisis. Over a third of the tax paid by the companies surveyed was in corporation tax: this is down from 2009 when it accounted for 44 per cent of taxes paid, but still much higher than in all other previous surveys. And despite the drop in corporation tax receipts, PwC says that the overall tax burden has increased since 2008 because “unlike corporation tax, payments of other taxes borne do not fall with declining profitability and thus become relatively more expensive”.The research also highlights that the country’s largest 100 companies paid 12.1 per cent of the Treasury’s total VAT?receipts, or £8.5bn, and employ 6.1 per cent of the UK’s workforce, for which they hand over £16.6bn in employment taxes (national insurance and employees’ income tax combined).The findings coincide with a report released today by the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation showing that the UK’s biggest one per cent of companies pay 81 per cent of the country’s corporation tax. The research also reveals that the UK’s relatively low corporation tax is an aid to Treasury revenues: “The UK was able to collect higher revenues on average than other G7 countries despite having a significantly lower tax rate,” it says. Show Comments ▼ KCS-content £56,800,000,000: The amount of tax paid by the UK’s 100 biggest companies last year Tuesday 1 March 2011 9:20 pm whatsapp More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.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.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com whatsapp Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.comZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definition Tags: NULL
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What Is A Grand Slam? Nevertheless what cannot be denied is Ireland are Grand Slam Six Nations champions and are building towards the World Cup nicely. Traditionally Ireland under-achieve in the tournament having never got passed the quarter finals so proof will be in the pudding net year in Japan. Six Nations: What Is The Wooden Spoon? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Guscott: Neither Sexton or Murray are world class according to the analyst (Getty Images)“The brains of Ireland’s team from their back-to-back titles are still there this season, but they’ve brought in additions like Jacob Stockdale, Tadhg Furlong and Garry Ringrose.“They’ve also played with huge accuracy – in the past two seasons, their penalty and error count has gone down and at the moment, England are failing on those counts.”Published in an online BBC piece, Guscott has caused quite a stir online with the majority of responses questioning how on earth Murray and Sexton are not classed as world greats in the eyes of the analyst.Many would argue, the only nine and ten that are better than the Irish pair are Aaron Smith and Beauden Barrett, who play for the All Blacks. What Trophies Do You Get For Winning A Grand Slam? Guscott: “Ireland Don Not Have Any World Class Players”“Ireland, arguably, do not have any world class players in their Grand Slam-winning squad.”Considering Ireland have just won a Grand Slam in the 2018 Six Nations, proving themselves to be the best team in the northern hemisphere by some margin, this is a bold statement from the 65-cap England international turned pundit, Jeremy Guscott.Ireland beat England 24-15 last weekend in a contest which Ireland controlled from the start, and the end scoreline flattered Eddie Jones’ men. Behind Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton, the Irish never looked like losing at Twickenham, but despite this, Guscott argued both men would struggle to get into a world XV.Related: How Ireland won the Grand Slam decider“You could argue there are better scrum-halves and fly-halves than Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton who would get into a world XV. Tadhg Furlong is one you would argue less about. But what they do have are 23 players playing very well.” Collapse What Is A Grand Slam? Expand The greatest honour a team can achieve in… Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook and Twitter. Green dream: Ireland celebrate with the Six Nations and Triple Crown trophies (Getty Images) Expand What Trophies Do You Get For Winning A Grand Slam? Wales won a Grand Slam last year, but… Six Nations: What Is The Wooden Spoon? Here is everything you need to know Despite winning the Grand Slam, Jeremy Guscott argues the Irish don’t have any world class players.
ArchDaily CopyHouses•Mill Valley, United States Save this picture!+ 14 Share Text description provided by the architects. The house sits on a south facing hillside on a ridge overlooking the upper Tamalpais Valley and San Francisco Bay beyond. The complexities found in the natural landscape and topography of Mill Valley, with its spiraling movement of folded planes and steep hillsides, established dynamic conditions critical to the direction of the overall architectural solution.Save this picture!Complexity came in the tethering of the house to the hill. The primary level, which houses the main public spaces, is visually anchored to the site as it bends in plan along natural contour lines. Simultaneously, the house cantilevers over the precipitous incline, its main floor supported by horizontal steel beams. Save this picture!The beams attach to the rear house wall, reinforced for additional strength. In the rear, the house stands on steel columns with diagonal bracing embedded in concrete foundation beams. A composition of floating rain screen wood skin and smooth troweled plaster are innovatively used on the exterior skin to further articulate the geologic conditions of the surrounding valley.Save this picture!The upper volume folds in section and in plan creating a dynamic dialogue with the main level. This level houses the glass walled master bedroom suite that has panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay.Project gallerySee allShow lessAl Rostamini Headquarters / MADArticlesLord Foster receives the Prince of Asturias awardArticles Share Year: Area: 386 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Sherman Residence / Lorcan O’Herlihy ArchitectsSave this projectSaveSherman Residence / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/22128/sherman-residence-lorcan-o%25e2%2580%2599herlihy-architects Clipboard “COPY” Architects: Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Area Area of this architecture project Houses “COPY” CopyAbout this officeLorcan O’Herlihy ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesMill ValleyWoodHousesUnited StatesPublished on May 22, 2009Cite: “Sherman Residence / Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects” 22 May 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
Text description provided by the architects. There was a little villa on top of the extremely steep plot, which didn’t correspond with the owners‘ conception. Therefore, they have decided to build a terraced house and to dwell in a new comfortable apartment. Save this picture!SituationThe concept of terraced structure allowed to assign a roof garden to each ﬂat. This way, it was possible to build the quality of living similar to a family house but „town-like inspissated“ without huge demands for ground space required by the current building of family house colonies in the suburb porridge. The house is divided into 4 ﬂats, of which one ﬂat is an upper maisonette. Save this picture!Courtesy of pavel hnilicka architektiThere is a garage for eight cars, the entry lobby and small cellars for each ﬂ at on the street level ﬂoor. The lift moves through the house and opens directly into each ﬂat; the stairway is located outside the house. Three lower ﬂats have terraces looking east and south, while the upper ﬂat has the terrace directed to the East, and connected to a private garden on the western side.Save this picture!Courtesy of pavel hnilicka architektiProject gallerySee allShow lessThe Canopy: Student Pavilion Erasmus University / NEXT Architects + MASS StudiesArticlesStar of Calendonia / Cecil Balmond and Charles JencksArticles Share ArchDaily Houses Terrace House / Pavel Hnilicka Architekti CopyAbout this officePavel Hnilicka ArchitektiOfficeFollowProductsGlassSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesPragueCzech RepublicPublished on July 24, 2011Cite: “Terrace House / Pavel Hnilicka Architekti” 24 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021.
Weekend House In Oselin / MODULORA CopyAbout this officeMODULORAOfficeFollowProductsWoodStone#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOšelínHousesCzech RepublicPublished on March 19, 2014Cite: “Weekend House In Oselin / MODULORA” 19 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
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Receive email alerts RSF_en News News to go further Help by sharing this information March 10, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Municipal employees attack journalist in northeastern Amazonian region Reporters Without Borders today condemned an assault on José Antonio Simons Cappa, the editor of the magazine El Huinsho, on 2 March in Yurimaguas, Alto Amazonas (in Peru’s northeastern Amazonian region), by municipal employees who beat him and confiscated the videotape from his camera.”We protest against this brutal violation of press freedom, especially as it was perpetrated by public employees, and we call on the civil governor’s office in Alto Amazonas to identify those responsible,” the press freedom organization said.”We also ask for the return of the material confiscated by the assailants and we urge the civil governor’s office to provide Simons with the protection he has requested,” the organization added.The attack took place when Simons tried to film a public meeting given by Alto Amazonas provincial mayor Leonardo Inga Vásquez. Giovanni Acates, the regional correspondent of the Peruvian press freedom organization Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS), explained to Reporters Without Borders that Simons had for some time being investigating the mayor’s implication in several judicial cases, including cases of alleged corruption. At the same time, opinion polls show the mayor is losing support with local elections just one year way, Acates said.Just when the meeting was about to address the mayor’s judicial problems, the mayor noticed Simons’ presence and tried to prevent him from filming. Simons fled, but two municipal officials, Rolando Pinedo and Fernando Fernández Rengifo, gave chase and caught him. They then beat him and took his camera, which was returned an hour later without the videotape.The mayor has denied having anything to do with the beating and has accused Simons of insulting him. News PeruAmericas Follow the news on Peru Latin American media: under control of families, economic and political elites December 4, 2019 Find out more April 1, 2020 Find out more News China’s diplomats must stop attacking media over coronavirus reporting February 10, 2017 Find out more Organisation Latin America’s community radio – a key service but vulnerable PeruAmericas
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