We need a new approach to UK resilience – leading Cranfield academics

Leading academics from across Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience. Writing in today’s Financial Times, the academics believe that as well as lessons learnt from the response to COVID-19 there is a much wider lesson to be learnt about how the UK identifies, prepares and responds to threats and risks, such as to our safety, our national security and from climate change.

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Basic Internet Safety Tips for Seniors to Stay Connected Online

By DecisionData

Basic Internet Safety Tips for Seniors to Stay Connected Online

Daily Internet and cell phone use is the norm for the majority of society these days. It’s uncommon to meet someone that doesn’t have a cell phone or use the Internet at least once a day. We’ve grown dependent upon technology to keep us connected to each other, the world around us, and to do everyday activities such as paying bills, ordering groceries, booking vacations, and earning a living.

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Operation Jericho 2020 Fundraising Update No.6 – 23rd May 2020

Talking of approaching the target, this superb painting by Ivan Berryman depicts F/O George Stewart DFC, RCAF shooting up Ju88 night-fighters on a ‘Day Ranger’ sortie attacking Fliegerhorst Grove, Jutland Denmark on September 26th, 1944. 

In true ‘Ranger’ style thanks to your continued effort to press on and deliver we have now raised 28% of our goal in just over 6 weeks with a running total in excess of …

£70,000!

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Exmouth lifeboats launched to assist rowers in difficulty

Photograph : ILB_ALB – Both Exmouth RNLI lifeboats launch to the rescue

At 21:42 hrs yesterday, Saturday 23 May 2020 Exmouth’s RNLI temporary lifeboats, the Inshore Lifeboat D-755 Peggy D and All Weather Lifeboat 13-33 Bridie O’Shea were alerted by H.M. Coastguard to a report of a rowing boat in difficulty on the River Exe.

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China Merchants VLCC newbuilds will feature air lubrication and sail assistance; Sea trials of new Silversea cruise ship include an unusual world first

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China Merchants VLCC newbuilds will feature air lubrication and sail assistance

Marking another step forward in Chinese efforts to reduce shipping emissions, one of two 307,000 dwt VLCCs ordered this week by Hong Kong headquartered China Merchants Group will have an air-lubricated hull while the other will have a sail-based auxiliary wind propulsion system. Full Article

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BIMCO helps ICS gather data on crew-change challenges; PODCAST: All American Marine’s Ron Wille

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BIMCO helps ICS gather data on crew-change challenges

A survey seeks input from stakeholders on what problems they have met when trying to make crew changes. Meantime BIMCO has posted a listing showing where changes can made and what the (sometimes hefty) restrictions are. Full Article

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Ucore Closes First Tranche of Convertible Debenture Financing

Halifax, Nova Scotia – May 22, 2020Ucore Rare Metals Inc. (“Ucore” or the “Company“) (TSXV:UCU) (OTCQX:UURAF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of its $2.8 million non-brokered private placement (the “Financing“) of unsecured convertible debentures (“Convertible Debentures“), as previously announced on April 27, 2020.  The Company currently intends to close the remainder of the Financing on May 29, 2020.
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