Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock is engaged to footballer Andre Gray after he proposed as they celebrated four years together. The Watford FC star shared the news on Instagram, posting a photo of the couple as Pinnock showed off a large ring. He also shared a picture of himself down on one knee as Pinnock covered her hands with her face. I couldn’t love you harder if I tried.”Pinnock, 28, frequently shares photos of the couple and said Gray, 28, has supported her while she found lockdown a struggle. When they celebrated their third anniversary last year, she described him as “my right arm, my escape from the world and my soul mate.”PA Media
May 29, 2020 06:56 UTC
An English teacher has shared a useful guide to the most common mispronounced words - and revealed how to say them correctly in order to sound professional. And while some words may seem simple to say aloud, Lucy revealed the common pitfalls people fall into. COMMON MISPRONOUNCED WORDS AND HOW TO SAY THEM 1. Espresso - es-press-o AdvertisementLucy (pictured) revealed how the month of 'February' should be pronounced as 'Feb-brew-ary' - with the 'r'Explaining how to say 'pronunciation', Lucy revealed it should be said with an emphasis on 'nun' instead of 'noun'. I didn't realise it was espresso with an 's' until I moved to London and saw the word espresso written in coffee shops.'
May 29, 2020 06:45 UTC
IPUT, one of Ireland's largest institutional property investors, has increased its revolving credit facility (‘RCF’) by €50m to €300m. The RCF, which is with Wells Fargo Bank, includes a €200m green component. This is the largest green credit facility in the Irish real estate market. The €200m green component of the RCF will be used to finance projects which meet a defined set of sustainability criteria under IPUT’s ‘Green Finance Framework’. ft. Wilton Park development has been fully pre-let to LinkedIn.
May 29, 2020 06:45 UTC
The Premier League is set to return - behind closed doors - on Wednesday June 17th, it was announced yesterday. All 92 remaining fixtures are set to be shown live across the league’s broadcast partners - Sky Sports, BT Sports, BBC and Amazon Prime. The BBC will show four matches free-to-air for the first time since the Premier League’s inception in 1992. And one of the highlights was Ireland boss Andy Farrell’s discussion with Paul O’Connell and Dundalk manager Vinny Perth. He said: “So on Monday you’re not just trying to review, you’re trying to make people feel better for a good start to the week and also to influence the plan for how you’re trying to push forward for the rest of the week.”
May 29, 2020 06:45 UTC
A young man is in a serious condition after a fall from a shed on a farm in Co Donegal. The 21-year-old man fell through the roof on the farm at an area known as The Clooney in Ramelton. He was rushed to Letterkenny University Hospital after the accident happened on Tuesday evening. However, he has since been transferred to Dublin's Beaumont Hospital for further treatment. Prayers were said for the young man at St Mary's Church in Fanavolty in the past two days.
May 29, 2020 06:33 UTC
Wellness product manufacturer Doterra is to create 100 jobs in Cork City over the next three years with the opening of the company’s first manufacturing facility outside of the United States. The Irish operation, which will serve as Doterra’s European manufacturing headquarters, will be located in the northern suburbs of the city. Doterra’s arrival in Ireland is the result of a capital investment made by the company of more than €10 million. “Doterra Europe is thriving and enjoying record growth as more people continue to share and use Doterra’s essential oils,” said David Stirling, Doterra founder and chief executive. “Ireland is the ideal gateway location to Europe, while Cork continues to be a world-class investment location for international companies,” he said.
May 29, 2020 06:33 UTC
New Zealand has just one active case of COVID-19 after strict measures were introduced to stamp out the deadly virus in March. New Zealand has just one active case of COVID-19, after strict measures were introduced to stamp out the deadly virus. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in New Zealand currently stands at 1,154 including 22 deaths. But despite the positivity, Ms Ardern has told New Zealanders to prepare for difficult times ahead. An intersection in Auckland, New Zealand, which is usually full of morning commuters is deserted on first day of the mandated coronavirus shutdown (pictured March 26, 2020)Queen Street in Auckland, New Zealand, (pictured March 26, 2020) is completely empty on first day of nationwide lockdown
May 29, 2020 06:28 UTC
A former club owner in Minneapolis says that both George Floyd and the police officer seen kneeling on his neck moments before he died in custody on Monday both worked security at her business until the end of last year. Santamaria wondered if Monday's incident could have turned out differently if Chauvin recognized Floyd from their days working at her club. Floyd moved to Minneapolis from Houston sometime around 2014, according to the Chicago Tribune. Santamaria said that she did not initially recognize either of the men in the now-infamous video showing Chauvin kneeling on Floyd’s neck. Things turned ugly in the Big Apple as protesters and NYPD officers clashed in Manhattan, New York City.
May 29, 2020 06:25 UTC
Researches at the University of New South Wales have successfully trialled the Felixer device, which targets feral cats and shoots a poison gel onto their fur. 'We aim to get them cheaper so people can purchase them and eradicate feral cats. 'This is designed for feral cats, not for people with pet cats. Western quolls are just one of dozens of native species preyed upon by feral cats in AustraliaDr Moseby said there are around two million feral cats in Australia and the impact on native wildlife is devastating. On Friday, a feral cat trapped inside a spit was found with 17 dead lizards inside its stomach.
May 29, 2020 06:04 UTC
MasterChef favourite Reynold Poernomo suggested gay people should be 'captured and put on an island' among a series of homophobic posts on an online forum, Daily Mail Australia can reveal. 'Yes end of thread,' Reynold responded. The forum posts are likely to shock several of the 'dessert king's' fellow MasterChef contestants, several of whom are openly gay or lesbian. Reynold is rated by bookies as the second favourite for the MasterChef title behind Emelia Jackson. Reynold's controversy comes after fellow MasterChef: 'Born to Win' contestant Ben Ungermann was taken off the show over allegations he sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl.
May 29, 2020 05:52 UTC
A study conducted by Rabobank showed coffee intake will drop by 0.8 per cent due to skyrocketing unemployment and the uncertainty over the length of lockdown. A study conducted by Rabobank showed the intake would drop by 0.8 per cent as out-of-home consumption remains uncertain. Pictured: Cafe owner in Bondi Beachm] delivers coffee March 23However, Rabobank Australia commodity analyst Charles Clack said it may not translate into cheaper coffees for customers. 'So those businesses that are buying that raw coffee – be that cafes or roasters – that raw material will be, in our view, cheaper.' He said in terms of purchasing coffee once a day there won't be much of a price difference.
May 29, 2020 05:49 UTC
The Met Office forecasts rain and strong winds for the northern and western parts of the UK into next week. UK 5 day weather forecastToday:A fine, dry day with plenty of very warm sunshine. Highest temperatures over northern Scotland where an isolated late afternoon shower is possible over the mountains. Highest temperatures again likely over northern Scotland. Thicker cloud and outbreaks of rain may affect northern Scotland on Tuesday.
May 29, 2020 05:47 UTC
Michael Smurfit, the 83-year-old entrepreneur and businessman, features in this week’s Business Interview. The problem has emerged in the wake of taxpayers receiving scam texts purporting to offer tax refunds and then following a bogus link. Mark Paul is worried this week about SMEs, which he argues have been used as cannon fodder in the Government’s great lockdown experiment. He believes the Government is getting comfortable with a welfare mentality towards retail and hospitality, likening cheap loans and grants to methadone. What SMEs really need, he argues in Caveat, is to be allowed to freely start up their businesses again.
May 29, 2020 05:26 UTC
Schools in Ireland are not a high-risk setting for the transmission of coronavirus, and reopening classrooms should be considered as an early measure in lifting restrictions, according to the HSE’s public health experts. At the time there were three confirmed cases of coronavirus involving three students, and a further three among adults in school settings. The results also echo population screening studies in Iceland, Italy and Australia which identified very few cases of coronavirus transmission in schools. The adult cases included a teacher and two other tutors who conducted educational sessions in schools of up to two hours long. There were no confirmed cases out of the more than 1,000 contacts of these six cases.
May 29, 2020 05:22 UTC
Amid reports of a stalemate of housing in government formation talks, Sinn Féin has sent a draft circular to all local authorities which it says will bring clarity to providing public housing. Housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin issued a draft affordable housing scheme, seen by the Irish Examiner, detailing how Sinn Féin would build thousands of affordable houses if it was in government. “Affordable housing was the single biggest issue in February’s general election," Mr Ó Broin said. For the last four years, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael failed to deliver a single affordable home to rent or to buy. "Neither party has published a detailed affordable housing scheme.
May 29, 2020 05:03 UTC