The worst part of any birthday party is almost always cutting up the cake.
Vice President Mike Pence is trying to help Republicans project a unified front in two high-stakes Senate runoffs as he campaigns in Georgia a day ahead of President Donald Trump’s potentially volatile visit to the state that will determine which party controls the Senate in January. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, with the GOP roiled by Trump’s continued denial of his own defeat and his baseless attacks that Republican officials in Georgia, including the governor and secretary of state, enabled widespread voter fraud on behalf of President-elect Joe Biden.
Joe Anderson has been suspended from Labour party, sources claim
Girl’s family had called for coroner to consider conclusion of unlawful killing and accused police of mishandling investigation
By signing on with the Professional Fighters League (PFL), Shields is aiming to achieve the respect she deserves and an opportunity to fight for the same $1 million purse as the men. "Another mountain," Shields told Reuters after her deal with PFL was announced. The middleweight gold medallist at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics, Shields turned professional after the Rio Games replacing Laila Ali, Jaqui Frazier, and Freeda Foreman, the daughters of former-heavyweight greats, as the biggest name in women's boxing.
The two-weight world champion defends his title against the veteran Murray looking to stay in contention for a super fight in 2021
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Israeli soldiers fatally shot a 15-year-old Palestinian on Friday during stone-throwing clashes in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian officials said, although the Israeli military said its forces had not used live fire. The teenager was hit by a bullet in his abdomen and was taken in critical condition for treatment at a hospital in the Palestinian city of Ramallah where he succumbed to his wounds, the Palestinian Health Ministry said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said soldiers had used what she described as "riot dispersal means" to confront dozens of Palestinians who were hurling rocks at soldiers and trying to roll rocks and burning tyres at Israeli vehicles.
Two-weight world champion puts his belt and unbeaten record on the line against a dangerous veteran
The Guardian view on a rape crisis: failing victims and society. Only a tiny fraction of reported rapes lead to a charge, let alone a court case. It’s time to overhaul this broken system
With just a few weeks left to go in 2020, trust the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to deliver one of our favourite stories of the year. According to People, Prince Harry was apparently mistaken for an employee at a Christmas tree barn by a young boy.
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The WBO super-middleweight world champion is looking to remain in contention for a super fight in 2021
Merseyside Police said five men were detained on Friday
How to improve your diplomacy skills. A practical masterclass with Neil Lewis, the founder of The Empathy Coach, which will show you how to unlock your empathy and collaboration skills to diffuse and resolve conflict, and create more productive relationships Online workshopDate: Tuesday 12 January 2021 Times: 6.30pm-8.30pm (GMT)
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LEI: 213800ZBKL9BHSL2K459 OSB GROUP PLC(the Company) Notification of Transactions of a Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities (PDMR) The Company has been notified of changes in interests in the ordinary shares of £3.04 each of the Company of Alan Cleary, a PDMR. The following disclosure is made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014. 1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated Name of natural person Alan Cleary 2 - Reason for the notification Position/statusGroup Managing Director, Mortgages Initial notification/amendmentInitial Notification 3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor Full name of the entityOSB GROUP PLC Legal Entity Identifier code213800ZBKL9BHSL2K459 4 - Details of the transaction(s) Transaction(s) summary table Date of TransactionFinancial Instrument Identification Code Place of TransactionCurrency 30/11/2020Ordinary shares of £3.04 eachGB00BLDRH360Outside a Trading VenueGBP – British Pound Nature of Transaction: Acquisition relating to the Scheme of Arrangement PriceVolumeTotal£0.00 124,112£0.00Aggregated£0.00124,112 £0.00 Enquiries: OSB GROUP PLCNickesha Graham-Burrell, Group Head of Company Secretariat t: 01634 835 796 Brunswick Robin Wrench / Simone Selzer t: 020 7404 5959 Notes to Editors About OSB GROUP PLC OSB began trading as a bank on 1 February 2011 and was admitted to the main market of the London Stock Exchange in June 2014 (OSB.L). OSB joined the FTSE 250 index in June 2015. On 4 October 2019, OSB acquired Charter Court Financial Services Group plc (CCFS) and its subsidiary businesses. On 30 November 2020, OSB GROUP PLC became the listed entity and holding company for the OSB Group. OSB is a specialist lending and retail savings Group authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority, part of the Bank of England, and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. The Group reports under two segments, OneSavings Bank and Charter Court Financial Services. OneSavings Bank OneSavings Bank primarily targets market sub-sectors that offer high growth potential and attractive risk-adjusted returns in which it can take a leading position and where it has established expertise, platforms and capabilities. These include private rented sector Buy-to-Let, commercial and semi-commercial mortgages, residential development finance, bespoke and specialist residential lending, secured funding lines and asset finance. OneSavings Bank originates mortgages organically via specialist brokers and independent financial advisers through its specialist brands including Kent Reliance for Intermediaries and InterBay Commercial. It is differentiated through its use of highly skilled, bespoke underwriting and efficient operating model. OneSavings Bank is predominantly funded by retail savings originated through the long-established Kent Reliance name, which includes online and postal channels as well as a network of branches in the South East of England. Diversification of funding is currently provided by securitisation programmes, the Term Funding Scheme, Term Funding Scheme for SMEs and the Bank of England Indexed Long-Term Repo operation. Charter Court Financial Services (CCFS) CCFS focuses on providing Buy-to-Let and specialist residential mortgages, mortgage servicing, administration and credit consultancy and retail savings products. It operates through its three brands – Precise Mortgages, Exact Mortgage Experts and Charter Savings Bank. It is differentiated through risk management expertise and best-of-breed automated technology and systems, ensuring efficient processing, strong credit and collateral risk control and speed of product development and innovation. These factors have enabled strong balance sheet growth whilst maintaining high credit quality mortgage assets. CCFS is predominantly funded by retail savings originated through its Charter Savings Bank brand. Diversification of funding is currently provided by securitisation programmes, the Term Funding Scheme, Term Funding Scheme for SMEs and the Bank of England Indexed Long-Term Repo operation.
The new plan comes as COVID-19 cases surge in the U.S. and around the world.