first_imgAn Army bomb disposal team has discovered six machine guns and a quantity of ammunition found during the excavation of a crashed second World War fighter plane in Inishowen today.The British Spitfire plane was piloted by an American who parachuted from the aircraft before it ditched at Glenshinney bog, Moneydarragh, on the Inishowen peninsula in November 1941.An Army spokesman said six Browning .303 machine guns were buried up to 10m deep in the bog along with about 1,000 rounds of ammunition. They arms were discovered by a team of archaeologists from Queens University.The team arrived on scene at 8am today and the scene was declared safe at 3.30pm.

The guns and ammunition have been removed to a secure military location where they will be decommissioned and cleaned before being handed over to the Derry Museum, the Army spokesman said.The excavation is being undertaken as part of a BBC programme. The pilot, believed to be Roland “Bud” Wolf, was subsequently held for two years at the Curragh detention camp amid a diplomatic row between the Irish and British governments.It is understood that Wolf was recruited to fly Spitfires in Northern Ireland and was based at RAF Eglinton in Co Derry. It is thought his aircraft suffered a coolant leak but the Nebraska native managed to bail out before it crashed.Donegaldaily first reported the plan to dig up the spitfire more than two weeks ago.See our original report hereSPITFIRE DITCHED IN INISHOWEN HOLDS SECRET TO GREAT WWII SAGASIX MACHINE GUNS FOUND IN SEARCH FOR SPITFIRE IN INISHOWEN was last modified: June 28th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:InishowenSpitfirelast_img read more


first_imgEureka >> The Del Norte Warriors couldn’t have picked a better time to break a long dry spell against the Eureka Loggers.Warriors midfielder Aaron Mignon scored in the 46th minute and goalkeeper Jorge Landeros made it stick as Del Norte downed Eureka 1-0 in the first round of the Humboldt-Del Norte League Tournament Tuesday evening at Albee Stadium.“I think its been long in coming,” said Del Norte head coach Olufemi David Sanyaolu, whose team was 0-4-2 entering the match against the Loggers …last_img


first_imgSouth Africa has a developed and regulated competition regime based on best international practice.South Africa’s economic system is predominantly based on free market principles. However, as in most developed economies, competition is controlled.The Competition Act of 1998 fundamentally reformed the country’s competition legislation, substantially strengthening the powers of the competition authorities along the lines of the European Union, US and Canadian models.The Act provides for various prohibitions on anti-competitive conduct, restrictive practices (such as price fixing, predatory pricing and collusive tendering) and “abuses” by “dominant” firms (firms with a market share of 35% or more).The Act also entails a notification and prior approval procedure for certain mergers and acquisitions, carries significant penalties for contraventions – and reaches beyond South Africa, applying to economic activity both in and having an effect in the country.The Competition Amendment Act of 2009 introduces measures such as criminal sanctions against directors and managers who participate in cartel conduct, or tacitly consent to such conduct; a market inquiry provision to inquire into the state of competition in a particular market; and leniency provisions which protect whistleblower firms or individuals.In general, the Competition Act seeks to maintain and promote competition in the South African market to:Promote economic efficiency, adaptability and development.Provide consumers with competitive prices and product choices.Promote employment and general socio-economic welfare.Promote a greater spread of ownership within the economy, in particular by increasing the ownership of historically disadvantaged individuals.Ensure that small business have an equitable opportunity to participate in the economy.Expand opportunities for South African participation in world markets, while recognising the role of foreign competition within South Africa.Download: TheCompetition Actand theAmendment Act [PDF]EnforcementThe Competition Commission is responsible for investigating and evaluating mergers and prohibited practices. It has the power to disallow small and intermediate mergers, and makes recommendations on larger mergers to the Competition Tribunal.The commission is independent but its decisions may be appealed to the Competition Tribunal and the Competition Appeal Court.The Department of Economic Development guides the work of the Competition Commission and the Competition Tribunal.In terms of the law, the competition authorities can take into account both competitiveness and general public interest – including black economic empowerment – in arriving at their judgments.Websites:www.compcom.co.zaandwww.comptrib.co.zaSources: The South African Yearbook, Webber Wentzel SAinfo reporterReviewed: 26 March 2013Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more


first_imgHere are a few things you should consider before sending in your Canon 5D Mark IV for the company’s hand-installed C-Log upgrade.Cover image via Canon.While Canon’s 5D may be a staple of the industry, its newest iteration is certainly no longer the sole player in the prosumer digital camera game. At its high price point, some of its weaker traits and omissions suddenly become more apparent in the light of better bang-for-your-buck offerings like Panasonic’s GH5 and Sony’s a7S II. One of the most notable weaknesses is the Canon 5D Mark IV’s lack of a cinematic-friendly Log recording setting in-camera.However, to keep up with the competition, after the 5D Mark IV’s launch, Canon quickly followed up with a firmware update to add its C-Log format natively into your camera. Once in, it’s a simple on-and-off setting on your menu. But, there’s one catch: if you don’t specifically pick up an upgrade camera in-store, you have to send your camera to Canon, and they will add the update.While Canon is secretive about what they need to do to add a firmware update into your camera’s CPU, we do know the following information, which you should definitely consider before wrapping up your 5D Mark IV and sending it in.The $99 Upgrade FeeCanon’s 5D Mark IV is already on the more expensive end of the DSLR/mirrorless camera market. If you want C-Log footage to help with your color grading and dynamic capture, you’re going to need to add another $199 to the total price. If you don’t get the Log upgrade built in already, mailing in your camera will net you a $99 upgrade fee — plus shipping and handling (and insurance) to get your camera there.Service CentersImage by PRESSLAB.On their website, Canon mentions that they have service centers across the United States where you can send your camera for the Log upgrade. However, after talking to them on the phone, there are actually only three, so chances are there’s not a Canon service center a few streets over. There are centers in California, Virginia, and New Jersey. International options are similarly sparse.Canon Log DetailsHowever, if you are serious about getting the most out of your Canon 5D Mark IV, adding the Canon Log will definitely maximize your camera’s highlights, shadows, and image quality. Canon promises that their C-Log will add up to 800% more dynamic range (or 12 stops at ISO 400 or above) for 4K and Full HD recording.Look up TablesImage via Canon.Along with the Canon Log upgrade, Canon also offers two LUTs (Look up Tables) to let you view more corrected footage with gamma and color space when using external monitors. Canon Log 10 converts your files to ITU-R BT.709 for better conventional camcorder color space consistency, and the Wide DR LUT converts your video files to “Wide Dynamic Range gamma” for better preserving highlights and shadows.Shipping DetailsIf you do take the plunge, sending in your Canon 5D Mark IV isn’t too difficult. A Canon service expert can walk you through the steps on the phone, but it’s pretty straightforward. Secure your camera (by itself — no lenses, cards, or batteries included) in a shipping-safe box (Canon recommends three inches of packaging) along with your proof of purchase. If you’re worried about damage, you can always use package insurance through your shipping agency as well.Once your camera arrives, Canon will review it and send you an upgrade invoice. From there, you simply pay your fee, they make the firmware update, and then the camera comes back within 5-7 business days. Since the upgrade is through Canon, your manufacturer’s warranty will remain the same, and the camera should work exactly the same but with the C-Log option added to the menu.For more articles on the Canon 5D and other DSLR filmmaking tips and tricks, check out some of the resources below.Should You Upgrade the Canon 7D to the 5D Mark IV?Video Tutorial: Camera Tips for Stabilizing a Shot in PostThe Differences Between All-I and IPB CompressionHow to Shoot Practical Floating Text in Your VideoCanon 5D RAW & Magic Lantern Hack Rounduplast_img read more


first_imgStringent security arrangements have been put in place to ensure peaceful and free and fair polling in the ninth and final phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections to be held on Tuesday, State Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra said on Monday. The voting will begin at 8 a.m. at 452 polling stations in Kashmir division, he said. Mr. Kabra said 346 polling stations have been categorised as hypersensitive in this phase. 430 in the frayAs many as 430 candidates are in the fray for 55 sarpanch and 138 panch seats while 68 sarpanchs and 433 panchs have been elected unopposed in this phase, he said. Mr. Kabra said an electorate of 68,745 will be voting for sarpanch constituencies and 20,688 for panch constituencies. “Photo voter slips have been distributed among the voters to inform them of their polling station,” he said. Nine-phase pollsThe nine-phased panchayat elections commenced on November 17, recording 74.1 percentage polling in the first phase across the State. The eighth phase was conducted on December 8 and recorded 79.3% polling. The results have been announced for all the eighth phases by the respective returning officers. The CEO said Basic Minimum Facilities have been ensured in all the polling stations across the State for the final phase. Senior government officers have been appointed as general observers to oversee the smooth, fair and orderly conduct of the elections, he said, adding expenditure observers are keeping a watch on candidates. He said control rooms have been established in all the districts to respond promptly to any complaints of violation of the model code of conduct and to disseminate information to the people. Security arrangements have been made including deployment of Central Armed Police Forces, he said. Mr. Kabra appealed to the voters to come forward and exercise their right to franchise.last_img read more


first_imgLiverpool Karius the best value for money goalkeeper in the Premier League, claims Liverpool legend Grobbelaar Chris Burton 05:08 5/26/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Loris Karius Liverpool Real Madrid v Liverpool Real Madrid UEFA Champions League Premier League The German has faced criticism throughout his time at Anfield, but is now established as the Reds’ No. 1 and being backed to get even better Loris Karius can become “the best value for money goalkeeper in the Premier League”, says Bruce Grobbelaar, with Liverpool right to have shown faith in a £4.7 million addition.The 24-year-old German has faced criticism throughout his time at Anfield, having been snapped up from Mainz in the summer of 2016.He was acquired to provide competition for Simon Mignolet, but was soon thrown in at the deep end by Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool struggled for consistency between the sticks. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now That has remained the case in 2017-18, but Karius is now established as the Reds’ first-choice and is being backed by a club legend to go from strength to strength.Grobbelaar told Off The Ball amid talk of Klopp potentially dipping back into the market for a new keeper in the next transfer window: “You have [Virgil] Van Dijk holding the fort at the back and you have Karius in goal.“Karius will become the best value for money goalkeeper in the Premier League in the years to come.”“He cost £4m from Mainz, he is going to be immense, because I tell you what, he has come on leaps and bounds since Van Dijk has come in at the back.”Karius is expected to form the last line of defence for Liverpool on Saturday when they take on Real Madrid in the Champions League final.Loris Karius best value for money Premier League Bruce GrobbelaarHe will be hoping to keep a clean sheet, but a contest in Kiev is set to see two of Europe’s most attack-minded sides go head-to-head.Grobbelaar, who helped the Reds to European Cup glory in 1984, added: “I think we’ve got the quickest counterattacking forwards in the Premier League with [Mohamed] Salah, [Roberto] Firmino and [Sadio] Mane.“I predict that there will be goals, and we will score, no doubt about it. It’s about how much we concede, but I’m going to go with 3-1 to Liverpool.” Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more


first_imgThe 2013 X-Blades National Youth Championships will also host the annual Trends of the Game workshop on Thursday, 12 September.  Presented by Australian Women’s Open coach, Peter Bell and Australian Mixed Open coach, Micheal Lovett, this interactive and practical workshop will allow National Youth Championship coaches to observe practical Talent and Elite skill demonstrations and drills. For more information please see attached flyer, and be sure to register your attendance via email to tara.steel@austouch.com.au by Friday, 6 September. Related Filestrends_of_the_game_-nyc_skills_workshop_flyer__2_-pdfRelated LinksTrends of the Gamelast_img


first_imgBournemouth boss Howe admits injury crisis likely to lead to new signingsby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits he could be forced into the January market for a new defensive signing.Bournemouth may need to make transfer window moves if Nathan Ake’s injury is a problem.The Dutch defender suffered a hamstring issue at Old Trafford and was withdrawn during the 4-1 defeat.Out of form Bournemouth are already without Simon Francis, Lewis Cook, Dan Gosling and Adam Smith due to knee problems.“I need to speak to Nathan and the medical team but it looked like a hamstring concern,” said Howe. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img


first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorAnsser SadiqShare the loveHave your say ​Bournemouth boss Howe has no regrets over Defoe signingby Ansser Sadiq10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveEddie Howe does not regret signing Jermain Defoe.The former England international is heading to Rangers on an 18-month loan deal, per Sky Sports News.And despite the fact he had a limited impact in his stay at the Cherries, Howe does not feel the transfer was a mistake.”The deal (signing Defoe) has been a good one from our perspective, I would do it again in a heartbeat,” he said in his press conference.”He scored some massive goals for us last year, I don’t think anyone should forget that.”Then you add the other value that he brings in the changing room and on the training pitch. He’s definitely been a role model for a lot of our younger players. As I say it’s something I would do again and again if given the same circumstances.” last_img read more


first_img​Real Madrid move forward with women’s teamby Ian Ferrisa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveReal Madrid have stepped up plans to launch their women’s team after members voted by a margin of 90.6 per cent to absorb CD Tacón into the club’s sporting infrastructure in time for the 2020/21 season.Tacón’s licence will now be transferred to Real, with the rebranded team to take up their place in the Liga Iberdrola, the domestic women’s top-flight. TagsSpanish Football NewsAbout the authorIan FerrisShare the loveHave your saylast_img