Drivers Jonas appointed to study CrossRail office effect

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Ex-Man City star involved in car crash on New Year’s Day

first_img Loading… According to Corriere della Sera, Balotelli’s friend clipped the kerb and his Fiat 500 then hit the gates of the bakery in Brescia at around 5am. They had reportedly been celebrating New Year at a party in town and crashed close to the former Man City striker’s house. Both men escaped unhurt but the Fiat 500 suffered severe damage to the front axle. Balotelli, 29, returned to hometown club Brescia this summer and signed a multi-year deal.Advertisement And it looks like mischief has followed him to northern Italy after his latest incident. During his tumultuous spell at Manchester City, he let of fireworks at his home in Cheshire in 2011 and emergency services needed to be called. He scored in a 6-1 Manchester derby win the following day and unveiled a shirt that read “why always me?”. Mario Balotelli rejoined his boyhood club Brescia this summer Read Also:Shearer gives promising Abraham verdict despite difficult Chelsea role Balotelli also had a bust-up with then manager Roberto Mancini and later fell out with Jose Mourinho when at Inter Milan. The Premier League will never forget Balotelli’s lively stay, and he seems to be entertaining those back in his native Italy as well. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Ex-Man City star Mario Balotelli began the New Year in true ‘Mario Balotelli’ style after being involved in a car crash. The enigmatic Italian forward was reportedly in the car when his friend who was driving lost control and smashed into a bakery. Promoted ContentTop 10 Tiniest Phones Ever Made20 Completely Unexpected Facts About ‘The Big Bang Theory’Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of Art7 Non-Obvious Things That Damage Your PhonePortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This Day9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A Tattoo10 Irresistibly Cute Albino Animals That Will Make You Daylast_img read more

USG and the Unruh Institute of Politics rolls out new voter platform

first_imgVoteSC and USG will be using TurboVote, an app that helps to register voters to decrease voting barriers and increase access to voting. (Adriana Sanchez | Daily Trojan)USC is facing UCLA once again. This time, they’re competing to see who can register the most voters before the midterm elections this November.The last time Bruins faced Trojans in voter registration, USC’s rivals won the friendly competition after registering over 10,000 voters compared to USC’s mere 411.The second annual competition began Tuesday to encourage students at both universities to vote in the upcoming elections. VoteSC, a coalition of students focused on voter education, registration and civic engagement and the Unruh Institute of Politics are co-sponsoring the competition to increase the number of students registered in California by Oct. 22, the registration deadline.VoteSC co-chair Eleonora Viotto, who is helping plan the voter registration drive and competition, said USC has lower percentages of registered voters than other campuses its size, with an approximate 15 percent voting rate for all students in the last election and 8 percent for undergraduates. “No matter what political perspective you may have, if our generation had turned up to vote in 2016, it would have been a very different election,” Viotto said. VoteSC and the Undergraduate Student Government will be using TurboVote to help students engage in the voting process. According to USG Director of External Affairs Alec Vandenberg, the program will help all eligible student voters register to vote and head to the polls in November. After students enter their information and voter registration status, the platform can help them register to vote but also apply for an absentee ballot or receive election reminders online, making voting easier for all students on campus. “There’s a lot of voting barriers,” Vandenberg said. “We know there was a lot of lack of accessibility, so we just wanted to make sure the process was simple and easy so everyone can just make sure they can do their civic duty.”Vandenberg said the organizations will host “Midterm Monday” each week with a table on Trousdale to inform students of the competition and answer any questions they may have about the voting process in person.On Sept. 25, National Voter Registration Day, VoteSC will hold its largest voter registration events by Tommy Trojan. Viotto said the coalition also hopes to include some incentives this day like an  In-N-Out Burger truck to encourage students to vote with a celebration focused on voter engagement.Jamie Kennerk, a senior at UCLA, assisted with the 2016 voter registration competition. She said she hopes this year’s edition helps educate students on important information and deadlines. “I hope it manages to actually give students another reason to want to be involved in voting,” Kennerk said. “There definitely is a solid USC-UCLA campus spirit that goes on, and I think it can help students see that voting is not necessarily this dry, boring thing that you do, but is exciting and important.”Vandenberg added that he thinks the voting competition and various on-campus events will lead more students to want to vote. He said he hopes this voter registration campaign will help more USC students see the importance of civic engagement and community and political involvement.“We always hear the stereotypes of [USC] not being civically aware or engaged, and I think that’s a perception that both [Viotto and I] wanted to change, especially with an election season coming up again,” Vandenberg said. “So we wanted to make it very clear that every single year is crucial for civic engagement and that this can be a sort of point in time in which USC can change its trajectory and have its students more engaged in the community and politics and beyond.”last_img read more

Football: Zrinjski Against Maribor

first_imgFootball players of Zrinjski will play tonight against Maribor in Mostar the first match of the second qualifying round of the Champions League.The coach of B&H champions Branko Karačić points out that Maribor is an organized club that has experience playing for European Cups but his players has no reason to fear.“We maximally respect opponents. Maribor has played the group phase of Champions League and European League and that is their advantage. We hope for a good result. If we do not receive a goal in the first match, our chances to defeat Maribor are greater”, said Karačić.The match Zrinjski – Maribor will be played at the Stadium Pod Bijelim Brijegom, at 19:30, and the main referee will be Carlos del Cerro from Spain.(Source: Fena)last_img


first_imgAs a parent I am voting Yes on Saturday and I ask all voters in Donegal to support the Referendum in the interest’s of our children.  A Yes vote will mean that our Constitution will be amended to include an explicit guarantee in relation to children’s rights.This referendum is our opportunity to state clearly that we value children and childhood. A Yes vote will state clearly that we believe children have a right to be cared for and protected. It will state clearly that young people should not be silenced or side-lined.This referendum is about children’s rights. It is about the right for children to be protected, when they can no longer rely on the natural protection of their family. It is about the right of children to have their best interests at the centre of major decisions about their safety and welfare, and to have their views listened to.The right to equal treatment, whatever their background, or the marital status of their parents.Some of the darkest moments in our history as a nation are a direct consequence of children’s interests, and children’s right to be cared for and protected, being ignored.We have all been shocked at the various reports published in recent years on the abuse suffered by our most vulnerable citizens. We have learned how terrible suffering in childhood can carry on into adult life in the most painful of ways. We have seen how a childhood can last a lifetime. This referendum is about ensuring that this can never happen again. It is about protecting our children, ensuring that they are cared for and valued. It is about time we expressly recognise children in their own right within the Constitution. This referendum will ensure that children are recognised in their own right. Importantly, it provides for a fair balance between the rights of the child and the role of the State.For most children, the best place to be is with their families, and this fact remains unchanged by the proposed amendment. However, for a small number of children, this is not always the case. The wording of the referendum includes a range of changes which include considering the view of the child in matters of family law. It will ensure equal treatment of all children when it comes to adoption, regardless of whether their parents are married or not.For too long, children have been seen but not heard and this proposed change would ensure that children have a say in matters directly concerning them. The protection of children is an issue that is of concern to all of us.This is an extremely important referendum. Childhood only happens once, and on November 10th, we have an opportunity to decide that every childhood is precious, and that every child is deserving of our protection and care.In short, the Children’s Referendum will change the Constitution so it: • Protects children• Supports families• Treats all children equallyVote Yes for Children’s rights on 10 November 2012. SENATOR HARTE RESPONDS TO FR SWEENEY’S CALL FOR NO VOTE IN CHILDREN’S REFERENDUM was last modified: November 6th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Children’s ReferendumSenator Jimmy Hartelast_img read more