Let the family know you are thinking of themJoan A. Mercier, age 93, of Fall River, passed away peacefully March 7, 2023 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Fall River to the late Jane (Waldron) Cayer of County Mayo, Ireland and the late Romeo Cayer of Fall River, she lived and worked in Fall River her entire life. Internment will be held at St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 2233 Robeson St., Fall River, on Tuesday, March 14th at 11AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Forever Paws Animal Shelter, 300 Lynwood St., Fall River, MA 02721. All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River.
March 09, 2023 22:53 UTC
In a tweet, the account said: "User reports indicate TikTok is having problems since 10:09 AM GMT. http://downdetector.co.uk/status/tiktok/ RT if you're also having problems #tiktokdown"What is wrong with TikTok as popular app stops working? User reports indicate TikTok is having problems since 10:09 AM GMT. https://t.co/WQX8DJVICx RT if you're also having problems #tiktokdown — DowndetectorUK (@DowndetectorUK) March 9, 2023Most users reported issues with the app with 51% saying this was the problem for them. Users who were having problems took to the internet to complain with one user saying: "Tiktok appears to be broken, couldn't play video on repeat, I can still scroll, however my loo break was alot quicker than normal...
March 09, 2023 22:36 UTC
The UK Government has said the new requirement would be smooth, light-touch, and would aim to “strengthen our border”. The scheme, which is similar to the visa waiver system used in the US, would result in short-term non-visa visitors to the UK applying for an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) and providing biometric data. Irish citizens do not need an ETA to travel to Northern Ireland as they already have guaranteed free movement under the terms of the Common Travel Area. But non-Irish EU citizens and other international passport holders, including those who live permanently south of the border, would have had to apply for the visa waiver. The UK Government said in a statement that “individuals arriving in the UK via Ireland, will still be subject to UK immigration requirements, including the need for visitors to have an ETA”.
March 09, 2023 22:14 UTC
The sport’s world governing body FIFA ordered referees to more accurately calculate the length of stoppages during last year’s World Cup in Qatar, focusing on goal celebrations as well as injuries, VAR checks and substitutions. For Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, the report found it would be equivalent to 2.6 extra games per season. Only 11 per cent said they would favour a World Cup being played in November and December again, amid reports Saudi Arabia wishes to co-host a winter finals in 2030. Baer-Hoffmann said: “Repeating what we had (in Qatar) is clearly not acceptable and shouldn’t be a viable option for anybody. “If you want to pursue a winter World Cup again, I think you need to go into conversations with the leagues that they completely change their schedule and provide appropriate training and recovery time pre and post that tournament.
March 09, 2023 21:44 UTC
One winner at each library branch will be drawn and announced on March 20. Other programs and activities planned at the library’s various locations are:Main Library, (740) 282-9782Enjoy a taste of Ireland in a Grab-and-Go bag filled with ingredients to make Barmbrack, an Irish raisin bread. Adena Branch Library, (740) 546-3782Children: Toe-tapping Tuesday for children ages 2-6 is happening on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch, (740) 769-2090Children: It’s Musical Monday on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Toronto Branch, (740) 537-1262Children: Tot Time, for ages 2 to 4, will be on March 16 at 10:30 a.m.
March 09, 2023 17:54 UTC
When this land swells with water during high tides, a more-than-100-year-old dike is all that protects downtown Stanwood from potentially catastrophic flooding. The city of Stanwood has secured millions in grant money to begin working towards a fix for the 4-mile earthen wall. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)STANWOOD — The century-old dike west of Stanwood is all that stands between the town and the ever-rising tides of the Puget Sound. Stanwood City Administrator Shawn Smith said the city intends to reinforce some stretches of the embankment and replace others completely. In the meantime, the city, county and their partners are working on securing the remaining funds.
March 09, 2023 15:56 UTC
Over Wales, the amber snow and ice warning is in place from noon until 9am on Friday, stretching from the north coast to Radnorshire. This comes after the coldest temperature of 2023 – minus 16C – was recorded at Altnaharra in the Highlands on Wednesday night. Met Office forecasters said this was also the lowest March temperature seen in the UK since 2010, when minus 18.6C was recorded at Braemar in Aberdeenshire. (PA Graphics)The coldest March night on record was minus 22.8C at Logie Coldstone in Aberdeenshire on March 14, 1958. Natural Resources Wales has given two similar warnings for the North Wales coast, along with the Lleyn Peninsula and Cardigan Bay coastline.
March 09, 2023 12:02 UTC
The so-called memorandum of understanding on financial rules may seem like a fairly low bar for such economically-tied neighbours. “We are ready to start work on the finalisation of the MOU on financial services regulatory cooperation,” said European Commission spokesman Daniel Ferrie. “If barriers are reduced, it could be a win, win, not an I win, you lose,” Farkas said. The UK has got almost nowhere trying to win equivalence agreements from the EU since Brexit. For Jonathan Hill, a member of Britain’s House of Lords and the EU’s former Commissioner on Financial Services, that is not a surprise.
March 09, 2023 03:56 UTC
OLENA Alekseenko (right) and Yelyzaveta Povstiana attending the vigil in solidarity with their native country Ukraine at Tuam Square recently. With a population of nearly 18,000, Dniprorudne is a town in the Vasylivka district centre of Zaporizhzhia. The invasion of Ukraine had begun on Thursday February 24 in the east and west with dozens of missile attacks. A 25-year-old former accountancy student, Yelyzaveta Povstiana of Dniprorudne knew they were coming. She recently spoke to The Tuam Herald from her new home, the Corralea Court Hotel in the town of Tuam.
March 09, 2023 03:44 UTC
Met Office Chief Meteorologist, Matthew Lehnert, said: “The boundary between milder and colder air will slowly move north through Wednesday and overnight, moving the chances of snow further north with it. ⚠️⚠️ Amber weather warning issued ⚠️⚠️Snow across parts of northern England. “An Amber warning for snow has been issued for the high ground running north in the centre of northern England as snow redevelops through the course of Thursday and persist until early Friday. "Here we could see up to 40cm of snow accompanied by strong winds causing blizzard conditions.”The full area covered by the amber weather warning can be seen on the Met Office website here. What to expect with an amber weather warning?
March 09, 2023 03:32 UTC
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March 09, 2023 02:10 UTC
10 years of Pope Francis: Significantly more women working at the VaticanIn the past ten years, the number of women employed at the Vatican has risen significantly to 1,165. At the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Pope Francis appointed a female secretary for the first time in 2021, the Italian religious Alessandra Smerilli. At the same time, the percentage of women employed in the Vatican State stagnated at around 19 per cent during the pontificate of Pope Francis. In the ten years of his pontificate, Pope Francis has increased the presence, visibility and influence of women in the Vatican. By setting a course in favour of women, Francis ultimately wants Rome to become a model for the universal Church in this respect.
March 09, 2023 00:36 UTC
What the papers say: Wednesday's front pagesReaction to the Government's decision not to extend the eviction ban, and the chaotic scenes at Enoch Burke's Court of Court of Appeal case are among the stories that feature on Wednesday's front pages. The Irish Times leads with the eviction ban, and the Enoch Burke case, where his brother Simeon Burke (24) was arrested after clashing with gardaí. The Irish Examiner also leads with a story on the eviction ban. 'Burke's Drag Show': The Herald and the Irish Daily Star both lead with stories on the Enoch Burke case. Criticism of Minister for Housing Darragh O'Brien following the eviction ban news is the subject of the lead story in the Irish Daily Mail.
March 08, 2023 23:42 UTC
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March 08, 2023 22:13 UTC
But how many of us are squeezing the maximum value out of Avios points? Experts say few Avios collectors truly know the best ways to use their pots - which vary depending on how many points you've racked up over the yearsWhat are avios points? Avios points are rewards earned through spending on specialist credit cards which users aim to pay off in full each month. If you are Avios points rich, booking long-haul business-class flights is almost always the best value way to spend them, according to experts. You must also compare how much the same flight would cost without using Avios to ensure it offers good points value.
March 08, 2023 21:53 UTC