Commuters and rail passengers face a miserable run-up to Christmas after a union announced its members were striking for nearly a month. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on South Western Railway are due to strike for 27 days from December 2. SWR runs services to and from London Waterloo, the country's busiest station, from Bournemouth, Southampton and Portsmouth. The action will cause huge disruption for commuters and Christmas shoppers. Crowds building up due to a reduced service because of an earlier strike by RMT staff on South Western Railway trains in June this year The strike is over a long-running dispute about the role of guards on trains. An SWR spokesman said: 'We're very disappointed. Despite promising to keep guards on all our trains and promising that they will have a safety-critical role, the talks broke down today. 'We believe these promises deliver on what the RMT has been asking for, so these strikes are unnecessary. 'We remain … [Read more...] about Christmas misery for thousands as month-long South Western Railway strikes WILL go ahead on December 2 after crunch talks fail to resolve long-running dispute over guards on trains
Is she the next big thing in Indian athletics?As athletics aficionados ponder over that while tracking Karnataka’s Shaili Singh’s fabulous rise, two other young girls from Kerala have also raised the bar, which should provide some exciting long jump battles in the next few years.Shaili, from Jhansi, found the perfect place to thrive when Anju George and her husband Robert Bobby George spotted her at the 2017 Guntur junior Nationals and brought her to their new academy in Bengaluru.With Anju, who gave the country its only World Championship medal (long jump bronze in Paris, 2003), and her coach Bobby guiding her, Shaili produced the big ones at the recent junior Nationals in Guntur.The 15-year-old bettered the under-16 and 18 national records while taking the u-16 gold and her 6.15m effort also helped her qualify for next year’s u-20 Worlds in Kenya.While Shaili is currently the country’s most exciting long jump talent, considering her age and stunning progress, … [Read more...] about Long jump hits the big highway
LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – A 27-year-old man has been arrested on murder charges, suspected of brutally beating a 63-year-old woman to death using a scooter in Long Beach Monday afternoon. Amad Rashad Redding was captured a little over four hours after the killing of Rosa Elena Hernandez, Long Beach police reported Tuesday. Surveillance video of the suspect. At about 12:30 p.m. Monday, Hernandez was walking home from visiting a relative when a man ran up and began assaulting her in the 3100 block of East 64th Street. When a bystander tried to intervene, the suspect grabbed a Bird electrical rental scooter and used it to continue beating Hernandez, police said. Officers responded to find Hernandez with significant injuries to her upper torso. She died at the scene. A neighbor told CBS2 that the attack was captured on security video. “They (police) saw him socking on her, pushed her down, kicking on her, and then she fell down,” neighbor Robin Fagan said Monday. “And … [Read more...] about Long Beach Suspect Held On Murder Charges For Beating Woman To Death With A Scooter
Photo: HBO When a series nails its final season, we say it stuck the landing. Game of Thrones could still do that in its last three episodes, but “The Long Night” did not inspire confidence. Occasionally mesmerizing but mostly a blurry slog, it was easily the least of the show’s specialty battle episodes. Filmmaker Miguel Sapochnik, who also directed the superior, similarly big-budgeted yet spatially-contained “Hardhome” and “Battle of the Bastards,” made bold style choices that backfired: dim lighting except in fire- or ice-centric scenes; frenzied handheld camerawork and editing; silhouette shots that hid people’s faces. Maybe Sapochnik was going for a 28 Days Later feeling (he started out as a storyboard artist for that film’s director, Danny Boyle), but even though those zombie films were just as choppily edited and filmed with equally tight-and-wild handheld cameras, the action was clear and you were rarely in doubt about … [Read more...] about Why Was ‘The Long Night’ So Hard to Actually See? Here’s a Theory.
Photo: PRWeb Photo: PRWeb Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: PRWeb OCD Moving Services Shares Tips For Planning A Long-Distance Move In 2020 1 / 1 Back to Gallery With 2019 coming to an end, many people will start gearing up to move homes in 2020. As the year closes and another begins, OCD Moving Services offers its top tips for planning a move in 2020. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) November 21, 2019 As the 2019 moving year is coming to an end and California residents prepare for 2020, OCD Moving Services has released a few reminders to help individuals organize their move for the New Year. Individuals or companies looking to move in 2020 should prepare accordingly, especially if their move is going to require the hiring of an experienced … [Read more...] about OCD Moving Services Shares Tips For Planning A Long-Distance Move In 2020