London 2012 Olympics: employers urged to plan ahead but to expect the unexpected Companies planning to take on staff for the 2012 London Olympics have been urged to learn the lessons from the recent Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Vancouver. Bruce Dewar, chief executive of 2010 Legacies Now, the organisation tasked with ... 09/28/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Strong franc, Olympics expenses hit Swatch's first half ZURICH (Reuters) - Swatch Group said the strong Swiss franc and expenses for the Olympics weighed on net profit in the first half but it expected a positive second half of the year on good demand in the United States and Japan. The world's largest ... 07/21/2014 - 7:08 pm | View Link
Santa Barbara Council Decides to Get Voting Analysis in Considering District Elections Before pursuing any changes to Santa Barbara’s election system, the City Council voted during a workshop Thursday night to get a statistical analysis expert to examine local voting history. For a Voting Rights Act lawsuit, plaintiffs have to show that ... 05/28/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Ian Chesterman again named Australia's chef de mission for 2018 Winter Olympics team Ian Chesterman has been appointed chef de mission of the Australian Olympic team for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. It will be the sixth time Chesterman has led an Australian Olympic Team. Chesterman's achievement will match ... 05/19/2014 - 9:51 pm | View Link
Trio on Olympics Park fraud charges Challenges by Tottenham and Leyton Orient, plus an anonymous complaint to the European Commission, led to fears that court action could drag on for years while the stadium remained empty. Hill is a former employee of PKF. Neither the OPLC nor Spurs were ... 11/15/2012 - 12:58 am | View Link
The 2005 film starring Smith alongside Eva Mendes is the latest film-to-TV adaptation in the US, with a reboot of Marley & Me also announcedAnyone wishing to fire accusations of laziness at the TV industry has another clip of ammo. Following Gotham, Minority Report, School of Rock, Big and others, theres yet another film-to-TV adaptation in the works: Hitch, a reboot of the 2005 Will Smith romcom about a smooth relationship guru who becomes a klutz around a woman hes trying to impress.
A six-month-old bear cub is filmed perusing the aisles of an Oregon supermarket last weekend. The cub is seen scampering away from a security guard, passing shelves of greeting cards, nappies and mouthwash. Robin Alder Bishop, who shot the footage, is heard cajoling the cub. The bear was eventually scooped up, unharmed, into a basket and handed to wildlife officials Continue reading