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to take a 3-2 lead. Ding managed to re-group, and ended strongly winning, the final three frames - the last of which, was a century of 110. They will resume tomorrow at 10am. John Higgins faces Barry Hawkins in the other semi this evening
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Blackboard has been knocking on doors in Westminster in some form or another since the 14th century. His name from the Black Rod he uses to Hamman on the Commons door. He has his own special box in the House of Lords.
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the four when they do they expect to get that money released. If they comply why should not receive the money in a timely manner? I ask this housewife in the 21st century are we dealing with unprotected cash attentions? This comes with human loss. According to a survey of SMEs 25% of them say debt of £20,000 or less According to a survey of SMEs 25% of.
The Economist - Business
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THE likely election of Emmanuel Macron as France’s president, in a run-off vote on May 7th, has corporate leaders in a state of high anticipation. French politicians with business experience rarely prosper. It is nearly half a century since Georges Pompidou won office in 1969 on the back of a private-sector career partly at Rothschild, an investment bank. The sitting president, François Hollande, roused voters in 2012 by declaring that his “true enemy” was the world of finance. Mr Macron’s own stint at Rothschild, advising on mergers from 2008 to 2012, included handling a $12bn acquisition of a unit of Pfizer, a pharma firm, by Nestlé, a consumer-goods giant. Markets rose and bond yields fell after Mr Macron won the first round on April 23rd. His second-round opponent, Marine Le Pen of the far right, dismays business—one investor admits re-registering his firm as European rather than French, the better to shift headquarters were she to win.
Cotswold Journal
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This year's Aardvark Books exhibition of Maps and Prints, which opens at 11am on Saturday in Brampton Bryan, contains many rare and important maps of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Radnorshire, together with fine 18th and 19th century views of the significant houses from the counties.
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Being leaves 5-3 after the first session. He finished the session with the first century of the match. -- ding. They will resume tomorrow at 10am
BBC Two England
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match he has played. The only thing we have missed this afternoon is a century. Not missing that now. Wonderful. match he has played. The only thing we have missed this afternoon is a century. Not missing that now. Wonderful..
BBC Two England
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Good shot, he is on the red. Already made nine century breaks so far in the tournament. Free-macro in each match he has played. The only thing.
BBC Two England
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63rd century break of the tournament so far. 86 is the record. Another lovely shot. Not only yellow. He will.
The Northern Echo
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The Economist - United States
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Cyclorama drama BEFORE there were IMAX cinemas, there were panoramas. Typically around 400 feet long and 50 feet high, the immersive paintings toured America in the last decades of the 19th century, sometimes accompanied by 3-D dioramas. They werent meant to last, and when ticket sales dwindled, most were discarded like old fairground rides. Only two made in their heyday can still be seen in the country. One is at (and of) Gettysburg; the other, known as the Atlanta cyclorama, encapsulates the problems involved in commemorating the civil war—and a possible solution. The cyclorama was made by a team of German artists in Milwaukee in the mid-1880s: photographs of their workshop reveal a lubricating beer supply and a patriotic pin-up of Kaiser Wilhelm I. The subject was the Battle of Atlanta, a crucial Union victory, specifically the afternoon of July 22nd 1864.
Plymouth Herald
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Upmarket hotel guests could find themselves behind bars if planners give the nod to an ambitious new project. Bodmin Jail built for King George III in the late 18th century and now a "ruinous" visitor attraction is set to be turned into a 63-bed hotel. Each en-suite bedroom will be formed from three cells and interiors will feature colours and textures inspired by the aged and weathered stone, according to the application by Mallino Development. Cornwall Council planners...
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When highly respected musicians with decades of touring behind them say your venue boasts the best acoustics they have ever heard, you know you're on to a winner. The crystal-clear sound and enthusiastic audiences are among the things that keep top names coming back to Kingskerswell Parish Church.Now the church is getting ready to host its May Music Fiesta, with some big names stepping in under the fairy lights in the coming weeks.The 14th century village church has established itself on the...
Home Designing
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Creative paneling that opens up to reveal a television is not entirely unique in modern design, but the style here that mimics concrete gives the design an industrial warmth With an open floor plan, it is critical to divide a space with flow and privacy in mind. Here, a partial wall separates one area of the home from another without disrupting the natural light. Of course, a fireplace is required in a climate like this. The c-shaped design lets the flames be enjoyed from either side. Luxury furnishings can make a tremendous difference in how a home feels. There is no question that this large white sectional would be ideal for sinking into after a long day. When the sun goes down, so does the wonderful light that streams in through the large windows. Ultramodern track lighting keeps the living room livable at night time. Pull up a mid-century style chair for a chat by the fire before dinner or slip a book off of the centerpiece shelving for some quality alone time.
Mashable
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How do you get your arms around this four-headed phenomenon we call the Beatles? How do you put into words the entirety of their influence on our music, our politics, our entire culture? It's too big a task. It would be like a fish trying to explain water. The mop tops are here, there and everywhere more so now, half a century after the band's heyday, than ever. Millennials are no less immune than the teenyboppers of the 1960s: witness the fact that 10 million people listen to Beatles tunes every month on Spotify alone, putting them on par with Jay Z. SEE ALSO: Nifty machines use rocks to play perfect cover of 'Here Comes the Sun' Read more... More about Books , Music , The Beatles , Beatles , and Entertainment
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The Cassini spacecraft and its dramatic dive towards Saturn have been in the news this week, but the human Cassini is no less memorable As a historian of science, when I scroll through my Twitter timeline and see mentions of Cassini, my thoughts tend to go not to the spacecraft that is, at the time of writing, somewhere between Saturn’s rings and the planet itself. Rather, they turn to Cassini I , II, III and IV, the 17th and 18th-century dynasty of Paris Observatory directors. With the word Saturn appearing alongside, I fix on Cassini I, Giovanni Domenico (or, after he moved to France, Jean-Dominique) Cassini. Giovanni Domenico Cassini was the first director of the observatory founded by Louis XIV and, among much else, he discovered two of Saturn’s moons, the planet’s equatorial belt and a division in its rings. This last has been named the Cassini Division in his honour.
BBC News 24
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semifinal in the Crucible. A repeat of last's final, between Mark Selby and Ding Junhui. Selby won the fourth frame, missing out on a century break to leave the level at 2-2, and you can watch that on BBC Two and the BBC sport website. That's all the sport. Thanks