Sir Roger Carr is the Deputy Chair of the BBC Trust and Chair of BAE Systems
Bill Gates talks with WSJ’s Rebecca Blumenstein at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, about digital technology and how genetically modified organisms are the key to ending hunger in Africa.
#GMfood #TTIP #Gates #nosuchthingasafreegift
Malmstrom does her best to sell TTIP to a hostile crowd in Amsterdam.
Tensions in Labour and Tory camps could lead to UK electorate voting to leave EU.
we’re concerned that buried in the small print of this there’s some quite sinister stuff going on that could fatally undermine our ability to act collectively to do things like protect the environment, protect our rights as workers as consumers in the safety of our food clean air clean water if doing that is likely to hit the profits of big corporations the real winners from that corporate lobbyists are big international corporations and they’re the ones that have really been pushing this agenda toughen teacher for really two sides of the same coin and people in Brussels are increasingly starting to realize that this is very much bound up with the things that are being pushed through spot trade deals to stop us as democracy and I think because the issues around immigration her so controversial and frankly because there has been so much cum scaremongering around immigration in the debate on the EU a lot of other aspects of the renegotiation of EU membership havereally passed under the radar I don’t think this is what the British people on for the simple reason that 99% of them don’t know anything about it.
This year’s International Petroleum Conference took place last week.
Russia Today were there:
As the oil industry’s annual conference takes place in London predicting the price of oil remains a difficult task. Crude prices hit a twelve year low they stabilized on Wednesday but the market is still very much volatile — prices strengthened after Iran said that it was ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia in the global oil markets.
Let’s use similar language but change the context:
1. As the movie industry’s annual awards show takes place in Hollywood tonight, predicting movie attendance remains a difficult task.
There are three ‘doing’ words in this sentence:
1. takes place in Hollywood
2. predicting movie attendance
3. remains a difficult task
As W takes place in X predicting Y remains a Z.
2. After share prices remained unchanged for a third month running, they did start to move on Thursday but the outlook remains very stable.
3. Prices fell after Iran made it clear it won’t co-operate with Saudi Arabia in the global oil markets.