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Security Council: Ukraine, 28 Jun 2022 – Ukraine

SC/14951 9080TH MEETING (PM) Note: A complete summary of today’s Security Council meeting on Ukraine will be available on Wednesday, 29 June. Briefing ROSEMARY DICARLO, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, said the depravity of the situation in Ukraine has only increased in the 10 weeks since she last briefed the Security Council. It was […]

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The cylindrical home where the architectural styles of Victorian London and postwar council housing coalesce

By Edwin Heathcote Some cities conjure up images of one-off houses, individual architectural statements that stick out in the streetscape. Think of Tokyo, Los Angeles, Brussels and Seoul. But London is not one of those cities — with its history of understated terraces, a future of generic towers and a demanding and often unbending planning […]

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Council tax rebate: How to check if you qualify for £150 free cash

The Council Tax Discretionary Relief is on offer for those who are unable to pay their bill due to exceptional circumstances. Many councils have already delivered the rebate to residents. People on Universal Credit will get the first instalment of a £650 one-off payment to help with the cost of living, from July 14. This […]

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Blockchain Council enters metaverse on COMEARTH

Blockchain Council is setting up an educational academy in COMEARTH to build a futuristic infrastructure for immersive learning experiences and a virtual 3D learning environment. It will enhance learning output for users and encourage more adoption of innovative learning solutions in the 3D virtual metaverse and also in a more hybrid world. Blockchain Council offers 60+ certifications […]

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Atlanta city council members want to hold negligent landlords accountable

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – For the past five years, Stephanie Wilks has endured poor living conditions at her apartment in southwest Atlanta. Plumbing problems led to flooding in her bedroom, mold on the walls and on top of that, her air conditioning unit doesn’t work. “There’s water everywhere and I keep reporting it and tell […]

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Council tax: Thousands could get their bill reduced or even free – can you apply?

Council tax is an expense that many people have to pay however there are ways to get this reduced, or even get it for free. As inflation sits at nine percent and bills continue to rise, any ways to save money could be vital for families who are feeling the financial squeeze. Council tax is […]

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Police investigate Ontario town council meeting that heard 30-minute speech opposing gay community | CBC News

Ontario Provincial Police are looking into the Tuesday council meeting in tiny Norwich, Ont., where a man facing criminal charges for taking down Pride flags spoke for half an hour about his opposition to the LGBTQ2+ community, particularly transgender people.  “I can tell you that we are aware of the council meeting and information is being […]

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Regional Council Adopts Annual Plan In “challenging Environment”

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 5:11 pmPress Release: Bay of Plenty Regional Council Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted its Annual Plan 2022/23 in what Chair Doug Leeder describes as a “challenging operating environment”. Leeder says it is now becoming clearer what the future will look like post COVID-19 and this Annual Plan allows the […]

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Council recommends creation of new ministry for the environment | Cyprus Mail

Council recommends creation of new ministry for the environment Cyprus Mail Source link

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Violence, rhetoric, hate speech, drive atrocity crimes in Ukraine and beyond, Security Council hears

Beginning her briefing with a wider perspective, Wairimu Nderitu said that hateful and contentious narratives that form in the wake of growing hostility, violence and discrimination, could have a “devastating impact” on societies at large. “We saw it in the lead up to the Holocaust, in Rwanda in 1994” and also in the ethnically-charged Bosnia […]