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first_imgAdvertisement Comment Mikel Arteta has been active in the transfer market already this summer (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has been impressed with the way new signings Gabriel Magalhaes and Willian have adapted ahead of their possible Arsenal debuts against Fulham on Saturday.The Gunners will begin their new Premier League campaign at Craven Cottage against Scott Parker’s newly promoted side amid something of a defensive injury crisis. Five of Arsenal’s senior central defenders have been ruled out of the London derby, which could force Arteta to select his £27million recruit from Lille at the earliest possible opportunity. Arsenal enjoyed success during last season’s run-in operating with a 3-4-3 formation, but with Gabriel, fellow new boy William Saliba and Rob Holding the only three fit recognised central defenders available, the Arsenal manager could be forced into switching systems. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAt the other end of the pitch, Gabriel’s compatriot Willian is likely to make his first competitive Arsenal appearance since his summer switch from Chelsea and Arteta believes both will prove to be hugely influential throughout the course of the new season. Advertisement Gabriel Magalhaes and William Saliba could make their Arsenal debuts against Fulham (Picture: Getty)‘They have been training really well,’ said Arteta when asked if Gabriel and Willian were in line to feature at Fulham. ‘They have adapted quickly. ‘They are really excited to be here with us, really good energy from both of them. Big talent, both in very different phases of their career. ‘One is already very established in the Premier League with incredible quality. And another one that has to adapt to this league but has huge potential to become a key player for us in the future.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArteta will be without David Luiz, who would almost certainly have started tomorrow were it not for a neck injury, as well as the likes of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Calum Chambers, Shkodran Mustafi and Pablo Mari.Asked about a possible change in formation, Arteta added: ‘We have a few issues around the squad. That’s something normal that we have to try to adapt to. ‘We’ve been trying with the players that we have fit at the moment. It’s not an ideal to start the season with some key players out but again, we have enough really good players and tomorrow we will have the best possible plan to try and win our first game.’MORE: Arsenal bad boy Matteo Guendouzi has rejected three offers to leaveMORE: Barcelona ready to include player in cash-plus-swap deal for Arsenal star Hector BellerinFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Mikel Arteta drops hint over possible Willian and Gabriel debuts against Fulham Metro Sport ReporterFriday 11 Sep 2020 1:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.5kShareslast_img read more

first_imgClick or tap here to register for the webinar Adam joined Alpro UK & Ireland as sales director in April 2019 and is responsible for managing Alpro’s long-term strategic relationships with customers across the multiple retail, wholesale and convenience, and foodservice channels – offering sales, category and shopper marketing support within the fast-growing plant-based & dairy-free sector. Adam has specialised in health and nutrition throughout his career, previously acting as head of consumer health care for Nestlé Health Science and head of pharmacy for Danone’s Early Life Nutrition business – working to bring health, through food, to as many people as possible in a sustainable way.Katharine Shipley, head of innovation, Delicious Food Team, Co-op Gill was appointed to the role of marketing director at Quorn Foods in May 2020 and is responsible for overseeing all marketing communications and innovation in the UK and Europe. She also has ownership of the overall brand positioning, strategy and design, globally. Gill previously worked as Quorn’s international marketing & innovation director for three years and prior to her career at Quorn Foods, Gill held senior marketing positions at Merlin Entertainments and Kellogg’s.Tesni Steele Jones, consumer insight director, Kantar Katharine Shipley joined Co-op’s Delicious Food Development team in 2015. Her current role as head of innovation sees Katharine lead a team of insight and culinary experts to shape and influence strategic direction using global trends, consumer behaviour and retail insight. Katharine also leads the Co-op Foodology Programme to bring food back to the heart of the business creating advocacy and supportive educational tools for colleagues.Gill Riley, marketing director, Quorn Foods UKcenter_img Part of Kantar’s FMCG team, Tesni is an expert in consumer trends and shopping habits and works with some of the UK’s largest manufacturers. She is a frequent commentator on all things grocery, including the ever-growing plant-based market. Her five years of experience working with Kantar’s impressive data resources means she has a unique view of what sells, when, and why. There’s now just a couple of weeks left to register for The Grocer Vision’s webinar on the next big growth driver of plant-based food.The webinar, hosted in partnership with Alpro, is due to broadcast on 22 October at 11am and will see a panel of expert speakers from grocery retail, dairy-free, meat-free and consumer insights explore the key trends set to shape the category over the next few years.Moderated by freelance writer and editor Julia Glotz, our panel will discuss where the next wave of growth is going to come from, where the gaps in the market are, how Covid-19 has changed shopper demand for plant-based and what the sector needs to do to safeguard the ongoing success of the category.You’ll also get a chance to submit a question to the panel when you register your interest here. So who are they?Adam Womersley, sales director, Alpro UK & Irelandlast_img read more

first_imgABP, the €389bn Dutch civil service scheme, has directly invested €327m in the construction of the largest wind farm in mainland Sweden.The Åskalen project – comprising 80 turbines – would generate sufficient energy to power the equivalent of 300,000 Dutch households, the pension fund said.Åskalen is the first wind farm in which ABP has taken a 100% stake, cutting out external managers and their fees, according to Harmen Geers, spokesman for APG, ABP’s asset manager.He said that direct investment would give ABP increased control of the 288-megawatt project, which was crucial for getting the project into the construction phase. The pension fund intended to follow this approach in future projects as well, he added. Åskalen will be built in co-operation with Vasa Wind as operational manager, its owner Hg Capital, and Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas.ABP – which already has stakes in more than 100 wind farms worldwide – said the investment in Åskalen contributed to its target of reaching €5bn worth of investments in clean energy by 2020. This is to be achieved through infrastructure, private and public equity, and green bonds.ABP has also invested €250m in Norwegian hydropower operator Småkraft through a joint venture with German asset manager Aquila Capital. With the additional financial firepower of another €250m from debt financing loans, the joint venture has acquired or built approximately 100 small hydropower plants in Norway, annually generating 1 terawatt of clean energy.APG’s Geers said that Småkraft intended to double this capacity by 2020.With the investment in wind farm Åskalen, the civil service scheme has increased its entire clean energy portfolio to more than €3.1bn.Commenting on the investment, Corien Wortmann-Kool, ABP’s chair, emphasised that it was important to the fund to contribute to clean energy transition and the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, as one of the largest pension funds in the world.“ABP wants to provide its 2.9m participants with a decent pension in a sustainable way,” Wortmann saidlast_img read more

first_imgImage Source: E.ONE.ON has posted a photo showing Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen installing monopile foundations on the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.E.ON and Statoil have organised a ceremony at Mukran Port in Sassnitz to mark the start of offshore construction works.Christian Pegel, Minister for Energy, Infrastructure and Digitisation in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, said: “The Arkona offshore wind project is a key investment in the expansion of wind power off the coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and is a further step in ensuring the provision of renewable energies. Furthermore, the construction of a fourth wind farm off the coast of our state will create new secure jobs in the region.”The monopile foundations were delivered by EEW Special Pipe Constructions, while the transition pieces were produced by Bladt Industries.The first transition pieces arrived at the Mukran Port in August.The 385MW Arkona wind farm, a joint venture between E.ON and Statoil, is located 35 kilometres north-east of the island of Rügen. The wind farm will comprise 60 Siemens 6MW turbines scheduled for commissioning in 2019.last_img read more

Rigorous standards urged for medicinal cannabis

September 27, 2020 | mfhfzdun | No Comments

first_imgOtago Daily Times 3 May 2019Family First Comment: “Patients were vulnerable and often immune compromised, so active ingredients in any medicine prescribed to them needed to be controlled and carefully labelled….. The quality control rigours for classification as a medicine . . . are safeguards that should not be compromised or redefined without a careful consideration of the consequences, many of which could be unintended.”Exactly what we’ve been saying. the government finalises its medicinal cannabis scheme it needs to clearly define what “medicinal” cannabis is, University of Otago academics say.The Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill, passed by Parliament in December, introduced an exception and a statutory defence for terminally ill people to possess and use illicit cannabis.It also gave the Government a year to draft regulations for a medicinal cannabis scheme.In the latest edition of the New Zealand Medical Journal, Otago academics Prof Michelle Glass and Associate Prof John Ashton, of  the departments of pharmacology and toxicology, have argued for cannabis-based medicines to be subject to the same rigorous standards as other medicines.“Cannabis is not a single entity but a diverse range of related substances and products all referred to as ‘cannabis’ in popular usage,” they said.“Which of these may be considered a medicine depends on precisely how the product is constituted.”Medicines worked by delivering precisely measured combinations of chemicals to produce a therapeutic effect, the authors said.Cannabis, on the other hand, could be one of several plant species and the amount of its active ingredients cannabidiol (CB) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) could vary widely.“Uniformity is a central feature of medicines, but concentrations of CB and THC in cannabis plants vary widely.READ MORE: up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

Tyrone L. Peters

September 24, 2020 | mfhfzdun | No Comments

first_imgTyrone L. Peters, age 69 of Maineville, Ohio and formerly of Batesville, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Bickford of Middletown.  Born March 4, 1947, he is the son of Irene (Nee: Bruns) and Charley Peters.  He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War.  After the service he became a civilian contractor for the U.S. Navy at the Jefferson Proving Grounds working as a crane and heavy equipment operator, retiring in September of 2003 after thirty years.  He married Sue Sherman on September 5, 1970 and she preceded him in death March 11, 2002.While stationed in Thailand, a friend taught him to play guitar.  It was a hobby he would enjoy for the rest of his life.  Another passion was hand carving animals from wood.  A talented artist, Ty built an extensive collection over his lifetime.  His family also indicated he was an avid Reds fan, followed both the Bengals and the Colts and liked watching the new Hawaii 5-0 series as well as “The Voice.”He is survived by his sister Sharon Cozart of Batesville; brother Gerald (Gary) Peters of Lebanon, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his wife and parents, he is also preceded in death by his brothers William and Greg Peters.  Visitation is Wednesday, April 6th, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home.  Funeral services follow at 11:30 a.m. at St. Maurice Church in Napoleon with Rev. William Turner officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military rites conducted by the Batesville V.F.W. Post #3183 and the Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271.  The family requests memorials to Hospice of Dayton.last_img read more

Three injured in Rush County motorcycle crash

September 23, 2020 | mfhfzdun | No Comments

first_imgRushville, In. — Three motorcyclists were injured in a four-vehicle crash over the weekend according to Indiana State police.Around 12:30 p.m. police responded to the State Road 44 and County Road 125 W in Rush County on a report of a rear end collision.A car driven by Bonnie Moor, 59, of Rushville, was stopped making a left turn onto County Road 1258 W when she was struck from behind by a pickup truck driven by Adelle Nuxoll, 17, of Holton. The impact pushed the bed of the truck into the path of two motorcycles on State Road 44.A motorcycle driven by Clayton Brown, 42, of Fairland, hit the truck bed. Brown and his passenger, Julie McKee, 45, were ejected from the motorcycle. Another motorcycle driven by James Armstrong, 50, of Indianapolis, skidded into a ditch.Julie McKee was flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent’s in Indianapolis with a head injury and other non-life threatening injuries. Clayton Brown was transported to St Vincent’s in Indianapolis by ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. None of the injured motorcyclists were wearing helmets.The drivers of the passenger cars were uninjured. Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the crash.last_img read more

first_img “It’s a tough result to take,” said Howe. “I was really pleased with the performance bar the last 15 minutes where we panicked and made some bad decisions on the ball. “But we dominated possession and chances, they only got in our box twice in the whole game and of course they’ve scored from one of those. “Sometimes football does play tricks on you where you can be so dominant and still lose the game. “The challenge for us is to come out of this spell, and when we do we’ll be a lot stronger for it. “One or two of them I felt we could have done better with, but the keeper had a very good day. “The pleasing thing is that we did create chances, and we haven’t always been like that this season. “We have to keep getting in the right places. “I thought Josh King had his best game in a Bournemouth shirt despite not scoring, I thought he was excellent. “He’s getting chances now. Before that he’d played effectively but not really tested goalkeepers or got in positions to score. “So I think he’s moving in the right direction.” Manager Howe has vowed the Cherries will stay true to their long-held ambitions of top-flight security through a quality approach, despite slipping into the relegation zone. Bournemouth lost out 1-0 at home to Newcastle on Saturday despite dominating territory, possession and chances, but Howe insists his side can still step away from trouble. Press Association Eddie Howe will not abandon his possession principles as Bournemouth’s quest for Premier League survival intensifies. The Cherries must face Everton, Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal before the turn of the year, but Howe remains confident Bournemouth will continue to grow into their Premier League campaign. “If you can find me a way that’s different to dominating the ball and dominating chances that guarantees you winning games I’d be surprised to hear it,” said Howe. “I’ve made it very clear since day one of pre-season: we’re not going to change our style of football for anybody. “I still believe our style can and will be effective at this level, we just have to keep going.” Howe had hoped Bournemouth could head into the international break with a confidence-boosting third league win of the campaign on Saturday. Instead Newcastle produced a smash-and-grab raid, Ayoze Perez poking home his side’s only shot on target with goalkeeper Rob Elliot producing a string of fine saves to deny the hosts. Former Magpies defender Sylvain Distin sat stunned on the pitch at the final whistle as the size of Bournemouth’s top-flight task hit home. Josh King failed to make the most of several promising openings, leaving Howe still backing the Norway forward to come good in front of goal. last_img read more

Don Cossack likely for King George Kempton trip

September 20, 2020 | mfhfzdun | No Comments

first_img “He’s entered in the Lexus but more than likely the King George is the plan,” said Elliott. “He looks a picture.” Gordon Elliott feels Don Cossack could not be in ruder health as he gears up for a likely assault on the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on St. Stephen’s Day. The big Cheltenham Gold Cup hope also holds an entry two days later in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown, but connections are instead likely to head across the Irish Sea. Don Cossack has won his last four races over fences, three of which were Grade Ones, and enjoyed a nice workout on Tuesday morning under Bryan Cooper. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

first_imghighlights For all the Latest Sports News News, Indian Premier League News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Beuran Hendricks replaces Alzarri Joseph in Mumbai Indians squad. Mumbai Indians are currently placed at the third position in points table. Indians will play next game against Chennai at Chepauk.  center_img New Delhi: Mumbai Indians have roped in left-arm pacer Beuran Hendricks as replacement for the injured Alzarri Joseph for the remainder of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League 2019. The South African spearhead has previously been a part of King XI Punjab’s set-up in IPL.Hendricks, the 28-year-old, has played 64 T20s, picking up 89 scalps at an average of just over 20. He has also played two ODIs and 10 T20Is for South AfricaMI lock horns against Chennai Super Kings in their next IPL 2019 game in Chennai on April 26.last_img read more