PUBLISHED: 12:00 21 June 2019 Barking players celebrate a wicket (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo) ©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468 Barking bounced back to form with a big win over Bow Green in the Essex County League Premier Division on Saturday. Beaten by Aztecs in their previous two league and cup outings, Ehsan Afzal chose to bat after winning the toss at Mayesbrook Park.Hasnain Qureshi (33) put on 58 for the first wicket with Gul Zaman Shahzad, who added another 117 with Sagar Seth after Afzal fell cheaply.Shahzad hit a six and six fours in his 54, while Seth then shared in a 139-run stand with Imran Butt.Seth produced a stunning innings, hitting eight sixes and 12 fours to reach 154 off just 92 balls as the Bow Green attack was hit to all parts of the ground.And Butt went on to make 72 off 50 deliveries, including three sixes and six fours to help Barking close on a mammoth 405-8 from their 45 overs. You may also want to watch: Green were blown away in reply as Saeed … [Read more...] about Cricket: Barking bounce back with big win over Bow Green
Danny Kennedy to seek UUP nomination for European elections as Jim Nicholson bows out BelfastTelegraph.co.uk UUP veteran Danny Kennedy has announced he will seek the party's nomination for the upcoming European elections after long-serving MEP Jim Nicholson ruled himself out. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/danny-kennedy-to-seek-uup-nomination-for-european-elections-as-jim-nicholson-bows-out-38017271.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article36107525.ece/98292/AUTOCROP/h342/2017-09-07_new_34389244_I1.JPG Email UUP veteran Danny Kennedy has announced he will seek the party's nomination for the upcoming European elections after long-serving MEP Jim Nicholson ruled himself out. On Monday Mr Nicholson announced he wouldn't seek the UUP nomination after serving as an MEP for nearly 30 years. The UUP veteran had been intending to retire from politics after the end of his term as MEP, with the UK set to leave the EU as a result of … [Read more...] about Danny Kennedy to seek UUP nomination for European elections as Jim Nicholson bows out
News / World by Press Association 14/12/2018, 10:46 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter President Donald Trump has announced that budget director Mick Mulvaney will be his next chief of staff. Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that Mr Mulvaney “has done an outstanding job” in his administration and would take over next year. Mr Trump deemed Mr Mulvaney his “acting chief of staff” but it was not immediately clear what that meant for the length of his tenure. He will replace John Kelly. Mr Trump praised Mr Kelly’s service and called him a “great patriot” in the tweet. Mr Trump announced last week that Mr Kelly, who served in the post for more than a year, would soon be departing. The president’s first choice was Nick Ayers, the vice president’s chief of staff, who bowed out after being unable to come to an agreement on how long he would serve in the post. Journalist and TV … [Read more...] about Who has Donald Trump named as his next White House chief of staff?
A 2,000-year-old ring found 50 years ago near Bethlehem could have been worn by the man who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus. The plain looking copper-alloy ring bears the inscription 'of Pilatus' which experts believe refers to the infamous Pontius Pilate. The Bible tells how Pilate was a prefect of Rome and governor of Judea who bowed to pressure from chief priests to kill Jesus. The stamping ring -used to sign documents - was found in 1969 by Prof Gideon Forster from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. It was discovered on the site of a fortress built by King Herod - known as the 'King of the Jews' - between 23 and 15BC. Thousands of artefacts were discovered at the site and the ring was one of many found in Herod's actual burial tomb. The engraving was only revealed recently, when the ring was cleaned and examined, showing the words surrounded by a wine vessel. A stamping ring represents status in the Roman cavalry, to which Pilate is recorded to have belonged. Prof Danny … [Read more...] about Pontius Pilate’s ring ‘found’ as experts say jewellery discovered in Bethlehem may have belonged to Roman ruler
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her Nov. 2 remark was "exaggerated expression of regard" for someone who invited her to speak and "any attempt to turn this into a negative connotation is ridiculous."Mississippi has a history of racially motivated lynchings of black people. The NAACP website says that between 1882 and 1968, there were 4,743 lynchings in the United States, and nearly 73 percent of the victims were black. It says Mississippi had 581 during that time, the highest number of any state.Hyde-Smith is challenged by former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary Mike Espy."Cindy Hyde-Smith's comments are reprehensible," Espy campaign spokesman Danny Blanton said in a statement Sunday. "They have no place in … [Read more...] about Mississippi senator rebuked for ‘public hanging’ remark