Permanent Teeth – Teeth Whitening Ireland http://teethwhiteningireland.com/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 13:57:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-1.png Permanent Teeth – Teeth Whitening Ireland http://teethwhiteningireland.com/ 32 32 Man knocked friend unconscious and left him in pool of blood after ‘sexual’ teasing by his mother https://teethwhiteningireland.com/man-knocked-friend-unconscious-and-left-him-in-pool-of-blood-after-sexual-teasing-by-his-mother/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 07:24:14 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/man-knocked-friend-unconscious-and-left-him-in-pool-of-blood-after-sexual-teasing-by-his-mother/ A man has avoided being sent to prison “by the skin of his teeth” after he knocked out a friend and left him with a pool of his own blood. James Turner, 49, had been drinking with his parents and Mark Warburton, when Mr Warburton allegedly made ‘personal’ comments about his mother. Mr Warburton had […]]]>

A man has avoided being sent to prison “by the skin of his teeth” after he knocked out a friend and left him with a pool of his own blood.

James Turner, 49, had been drinking with his parents and Mark Warburton, when Mr Warburton allegedly made ‘personal’ comments about his mother. Mr Warburton had originally come to borrow a chisel from Turner, Bolton Crown Court heard.

Crown counsel Patrick Williamson said: “The defendant testified that during the conversations between the group, Mr Warburton made extremely personal remarks, I believe sexual in nature, towards the mother of the child. ‘accused.”

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Turner, who told police he had drunk “five or six cans of Stella” and felt “joyful”, pinned down Mr Warburton and repeatedly punched him in the face. Mr Warburton was knocked unconscious and when he returned he was lying on the ground with a pool of blood beside him.

The court heard that Turner then told a family friend he “didn’t care” when they intervened and asked him what he had done. Mr Warburton suffered a cut to the back of his head, an orbital fracture, a fractured head fibula and was taken to hospital.

Mr Warburton has since recovered from the March 2019 assault, but had to undergo reconstructive surgery on his face. In a personal victim statement, he said he suffered for 18 months and still suffers from numbness on the left side of his face, which Sentencing Recorder Judge Peter Horgan described as a “reminder permanent” of Turner’s aggression.

Turner, of Vernon Street, Bolton, has 29 convictions for 69 offenses and was released from prison on license at the time of the attack. He pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm to Mr. Warburton.

In defense, Wayne Jackson told the court that Turner was trying to resolve his addiction issues, including alcohol. “He shows a willingness to cooperate with those who offer him a way forward,” he said.

“He has indicated that he understands what he has done. He is deeply ashamed of what he has done.”

Sentencing Turner to two years’ imprisonment, suspended for two years, Recorder Horgan said: “Literally, by the skin of your teeth, I have decided not to send you to prison today, but allow me to say as clearly as possible how close you have come to being doomed and how limited your opportunities for the future are.”

Under the terms of his suspended sentence, Turner will have to complete the 32-day rehabilitative activity requirement. He will also have to pay Mr Warburton compensation of £500.

Recorder Horgan added: ‘I note you are on benefits, I note money is tight for you at the moment, but I also note you are still drinking four cans of booze a day. If you manage to find money for it, you should be able to contribute to compensation.

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Dupont’s Fun New Sub-Shop Offers Happy Hour With Diet Coke https://teethwhiteningireland.com/duponts-fun-new-sub-shop-offers-happy-hour-with-diet-coke/ Tue, 14 Jun 2022 21:47:44 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/duponts-fun-new-sub-shop-offers-happy-hour-with-diet-coke/ Compliments Freshly graduated from the permanent digs of Dupont Circle, but the pandemic-born substore still refuses to take itself too seriously. A bustling drumstick and pickle near its canned happy hour offering.Erin Hill/Compliments only The 10-inch sandwich slinger moved from a temporary Logan Circle home to the former Sorellina deli space last week (2029, rue […]]]>

Compliments Freshly graduated from the permanent digs of Dupont Circle, but the pandemic-born substore still refuses to take itself too seriously.

A bustling drumstick and pickle near its canned happy hour offering.
Erin Hill/Compliments only

The 10-inch sandwich slinger moved from a temporary Logan Circle home to the former Sorellina deli space last week (2029, rue P N.-O.). The small 15-seat Dupont boutique is actually much larger than the first. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for dine-in, take-out or delivery.

While there’s no booze, there’s still happy hour: a comical offer of Diet Cokes for $1 a day (2-3 p.m.). Other playful touches include mini cannolis dipped in shiny fruity pebbles and a working vintage vending machine filled with candy cigarettes for $1.

A more useful, non-edible menu offering is a $15 picnic kit, complete with a reusable blanket, two color-changing cups, napkins, wet wipes and a Frisbee.

The store’s bread and butter, of course, are its important, portable subs that spawned reliable DC during the final days of the pandemic. A Teamster hit comes with ham, capicola, and Genoa salami, plus hot and sweet peppers, onions, oil and vinegar, and shredded lettuce. All of the subs, which cost around $15, come on a 10-inch Italian roll — except for huge three- and six-foot-long options to meet catering demands.

Customers can buy a candy cigarette while thinking about the menu in the table above.
Erin Hill/Compliments only

Pete Sitcov and Emily Cipes first debuted Compliments Only on the lower strip of 14th Street NW in December 2020 when the two needed a new place to work after Coconut Club, the island-style hangout by Union Market (where Sitcov was sous-chef and Cipes was co-owner and general manager), temporarily closed.

Compliments Only uses its very first oven to make a meatball sub.
Erin Hill/Compliments only

Back when Sitcov opened Eckington’s Yang Market deli, he named all of his sandwiches after scenes or quotes from his all-time favorite movie: My cousin Viny. At Compliments Only, he pays homage to his lead actress with a fiery “Marisa Tomei Eats Free” that tops Italian charcuterie with honey and chili aioli.

Sitcov expects his new “Sticky Wicky Club” to do well, featuring turkey, ham, bacon, Duke mayonnaise, provolone, tomato, onion, shredduce, oil and vinegar, and oregano. Having an oven in its new location is a game-changer and opens the door to new sandwich ideas. A comforting “Vesuvio II,” for example, comes with plump meatballs, vodka sauce, pepperoncini, oregano, and a melty mozzarella coating. Beef and Pork orbs respawn on their own as a side swimming in marinara.

“This meatball sub I really like and I’m not a hot sandwich type,” Sitcov says.

A decorating call for customers’ tchotchkes has resulted in a collection of wild oddities on its shelves and brick walls. There’s everything from a nerdy portrait of a friend – similar to Vince Vaughn’s painting in wedding crashes — to a stuffed fox’s head “with the bad teeth,” he says. The interior, assembled by //3877, also nods to American tattoo work and its inked team with decorative tiles framing the command line.

DC’s sandwich game has recently gone from strength to strength across the city of Capitol Hill, where another gaming and pandemic operation (Fight Club) has also moved to a permanent address. A current liquor license will add boozy punches to the mix.

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Peter Verwer on Global Business and Talent Attraction https://teethwhiteningireland.com/peter-verwer-on-global-business-and-talent-attraction/ Mon, 13 Jun 2022 00:10:09 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/peter-verwer-on-global-business-and-talent-attraction/ World Trade and Talent Attraction Taskforce was born during the dark days of COVID-19 and had four jobs. The first was to harvest the world’s brightest minds and talents in the sectors and technologies of the future. The second consisted of doing the same with pioneering firms. The third was to make the case for […]]]>

World Trade and Talent Attraction Taskforce was born during the dark days of COVID-19 and had four jobs. The first was to harvest the world’s brightest minds and talents in the sectors and technologies of the future. The second consisted of doing the same with pioneering firms.

The third was to make the case for a smarter regulatory environment – ​​pro-business, pro-research and pro-risk-taking. The end job was to make a bold, throaty case for Australia to the rest of the world.

Visas are applications to move talent capital from other countries to Australia.

The Global Talent visa was designed to give Australia a competitive advantage in attracting talent by offering permanent residency and fast processing. Visa applicants must demonstrate that they are exceptional and can help boost Australia’s prosperity.

Getting talented people on planes to Australia. Photo credit: Eigenblau / Shutterstock.com

Is it difficult to assess whether people are exceptionally talented? No more than evaluating someone for a job. Additionally, there are built-in safeguards, as individuals must still pass character, medical and security tests, all of which are assessed by Home Office officials, not the task force.

Over 20,000 Global Talent visas have been issued since the start-up phase of the program. This includes partners and children, which is another reason talented people love this visa.

The program could easily have tripled the number of visas issued. However, the aim was to attract exceptional people who could work with local Australian talent to reap the benefits of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

By accelerating the growth of smart ecosystems, the nation can provide greater choice of local jobs and stem the brain drain.

That’s why the task force has also engaged pioneering global companies and employers rather than waiting for random companies to knock on our national door.

Is it picking winners? I would say it’s more like inviting winners. Our approach was to speak directly with Australia’s global attractions CEOs and explore critical investment issues, such as government policies, taxes, incentives, research centers and access to a workforce. qualified work.

This is where a task force that works hand-in-hand with multiple federal government agencies and regulators as well as all states and territories can help expedite business decisions.

The result has been thousands of new Industry 4.0 jobs and many more will be announced in the coming months.

Direct engagement has also led to a better understanding of outdated rules and regulations that hamper Australia’s international competitiveness.

The task force has successfully championed reforms to employee stock ownership plan tax rules, long a bug of entrepreneurs, especially startups.

He also went to bat for a 30% tax offset for digital games. Canada’s digital games industry is 22 times larger than Australia’s and generates a creative talent pipeline that fuels its digital economy. Since July 1, Australia has been just as attractive.

Many of the policy issues addressed by the task force dealt with regulatory pinch points. There are thousands of government rules that never anticipated decentralized finance or clean energy transmission, not to mention the revolutions in quantum computing, AI, cyberscience, and nanotechnology.

There is still a lot of work to do here, especially with a new federal government looking to deliver on an ambitious agenda.

A starting point would be a fundamental reform of the 1,800 different grant programs that make up Australis’ $70 billion in business and research incentives.

Finally, the task force launched www.globalaustralia.gov.au, a website that promotes Australia as an attractive destination for talent, capital and ideas.

Check out the ticker at the top of the website’s homepage, which showcases Australia as a global innovator in dozens of arenas. Or explore women in STEM programs and many of the extraordinary stories of female researchers, industry pioneers, and inventors featured on the website.

A video gallery of the country’s great (mostly unsung) inventors and a guide to over 3,000 research and innovation centers will be added in the coming days. You can also check out the profiles of recent talent visa recipients that any country would give their teeth to ensnare.

The Taskforce operated like a startup. He experimented with new approaches to entrenched problems.

Above all, he has driven a clear strategy to help build forward-looking ecosystems with global talent, pioneering businesses and telling the world of Australia’s incredible success stories.

There is a tremendous drive to make the most of a new federal government and a new era of opportunity. The task force’s many successes provide the impetus for even greater efforts on all fronts.

Peter Verwer AO recently retired as Special Envoy for Global Affairs and Talent Attraction and Deputy Secretary at the Home Office. The current working group ends on June 30.

Do you know more? Contact James Riley by email.

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Inflation leaves Illinois with a $2,230 pay cut https://teethwhiteningireland.com/inflation-leaves-illinois-with-a-2230-pay-cut/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 21:10:28 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/inflation-leaves-illinois-with-a-2230-pay-cut/ Consumer prices rose 8.6% in May. Wage growth in Illinois has not kept pace, leaving the average worker over $2,200 worse off. New inflation data released on June 10 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that average prices rose 8.6% from May 2021 to May 2022. After a slight dip in April, the new […]]]>

Consumer prices rose 8.6% in May. Wage growth in Illinois has not kept pace, leaving the average worker over $2,200 worse off.

New inflation data released on June 10 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that average prices rose 8.6% from May 2021 to May 2022. After a slight dip in April, the new data suggests that the inflation has now returned to the high levels seen in March 2022.

Illinois is already feeling the pain of the highest inflation rates in 40 years. While the average private sector worker in Illinois has seen their compensation increase by more than $3,408 in the past 12 months, prices have risen much faster. To keep up with inflation, the average Illinois worker would have needed a $5,635 pay raise.

Thanks to inflation, the $3,408 pay rise for Illinoisans was actually the equivalent of a $2,228 pay cut, as wage increases did not keep up with the cost of living.

When you add up all the price increases due to inflation, Illinoisans are paying $4,386 more for the same goods and services this year than they did last year.

On an annual basis, the average worker in Illinois will pay $1,122 more for gas this year, $910 more for housing, $504 more for groceries and $280 more for utilities . By the time you add up all the different ways inflation is cutting you, the total cost comes to over $4,386.

In many cases, there is little Illinois can do to avoid the inflation tax. Gasoline has increased by 49% over the past year; Grocery bills increase by 12% on average; energy services are up 16%. Workers cannot simply stop their daily commute, buy less food for their families, or stop heating and cooling their homes.

Much of this spending is necessary. So high inflation means Illinoisans are gritting their teeth and paying higher bills. This leads to reductions in other recreation and leisure activities and reduced savings, which ultimately reduce the quality of life for Illinois today and in the future.

With many economists predicting a prolonged period of high inflation, the Federal Reserve will likely have an incentive to continue raising interest rates. For Illinoisans, this presents an unpleasant trade-off: continued high inflation or rising unemployment due to rising interest rates.

Neither scenario will be friendly; however, they seem inevitable as record spending and widespread federal stimulus, coupled with supply chain disruptions and pent-up demand from COVID-19, have created our current inflationary environment.

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Scientists 3D print a functional part of a heart https://teethwhiteningireland.com/scientists-3d-print-a-functional-part-of-a-heart/ Wed, 08 Jun 2022 19:19:38 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/scientists-3d-print-a-functional-part-of-a-heart/ Researchers have 3D-printed hearts using silicone and even a patient’s own cells, but they haven’t matched all the real-life features and aren’t very good at repairing hearts. There is progress on this front, however, as a team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute has developed a technique to 3D print long cardiac macrofilaments that morph into contracting […]]]>

Researchers have 3D-printed hearts using silicone and even a patient’s own cells, but they haven’t matched all the real-life features and aren’t very good at repairing hearts. There is progress on this front, however, as a team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute has developed a technique to 3D print long cardiac macrofilaments that morph into contracting muscle-like filaments. The new method mimics the complex alignment of the contracting elements of a heart (a difficult feat so far) while producing tissue thick enough to be used in regenerative cardiac treatments.

The system is a refinement of Wyss’ existing Sacrificial Writing in Functional Tissue (SWIFT) bioprinting technology. Their approach created a platform with 1,050 wells, each with two microscopic pillars. Scientists filled the wells with human-induced pluripotent stem cells (i.e. young cells capable of growing into many forms) along with a protein collagen and cells used to form connective tissue . The whole forms a dense fabric that aligns along the axis connecting the micropillars. The team then lifts the resulting organ building blocks from the pillars, uses them to create bioprinting ink, and uses the movement of the 3D printhead to further aid in alignment.

It’s just a little piece of heart. Although the technology produces a relatively high yield, there is still a lot of work to be done before a fully functional 3D-printed organic heart is available.

The research group thinks their work could still be useful long before they reach the whole-heart milestone. The 3D-printed filaments could be used to replace scars after heart attacks or to create improved disease models. They could even plug holes in newborn babies with congenital heart defects and would grow up with these patient children. Simply put, a damaged heart may not be the permanent problem it tends to be today.

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EON Clinics opens a new site in Munster, Indiana https://teethwhiteningireland.com/eon-clinics-opens-a-new-site-in-munster-indiana/ Mon, 06 Jun 2022 21:13:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/eon-clinics-opens-a-new-site-in-munster-indiana/ EON Clinics, a Chicago-area dental implant center, recently announced the opening of a brand new location in Munster, Indiana. MUNSTER, INDIANA, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — EON Clinics, a Chicago-area dental implant center, recently announced the opening of a brand new location in Munster, Indiana. The brand new clinic is set to open […]]]>

EON Clinics, a Chicago-area dental implant center, recently announced the opening of a brand new location in Munster, Indiana.

MUNSTER, INDIANA, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — EON Clinics, a Chicago-area dental implant center, recently announced the opening of a brand new location in Munster, Indiana.

The brand new clinic is set to open to provide patients in the Munster region with access to same day dental implants from a team of highly specialized oral surgeons, prosthodontists, clinicians and technicians who are formally trained to provide the most exceptional dental implant treatment results. .

EON Clinics announced the opening on social media with a message that read, “Time for a #NewSmile from our brand new clinic! Here is an exclusive look at our modern interior and state-of-the-art amenities available to all of our guests. Schedule a free consultation today to find out how our new location in Munster, Indiana can help you get the smile you’ve always dreamed of, just in time for #summer!

Dental implants in 5 steps

EON Clinics specializes in the placement of dental implants. Their estimated total treatment time for an All-on-4 procedure is 6-8 months and includes these five steps:
● Free consultation The new clinic will start by offering a free 3D scanner. Potential patients will meet with a doctor to learn about the best treatment options for their mouth and walk them through the process, costs, and payment plans.
● Pre-procedure examination: The EON Clinics team will then gather all the files necessary to make new custom teeth.
● Lab Technology Engineers: Fabricate Custom Teeth EON Clinics’ skilled lab technicians will fabricate permanent teeth using the latest dental technology in an in-house lab. Lab technicians work closely with prosthodontists to design and deliver the prosthesis quickly and efficiently. Patients will leave their surgery with a set of temporary teeth that look natural.
● Post-procedure examinations: The clinic will continue post-procedure examinations to verify the occlusion, fit and appearance of a patient’s permanent teeth. Patients can choose the shape, size and shade of their teeth.
● New permanent teeth: In the last step in EON clinics, patients will receive their permanent smile. This last appointment lasts less than an hour and does not require surgery.

The new clinic is located at 10120 Calumet Ave Suite #202, Munster, IN 46321 (exit I80/94 south on Calumet Ave). Services are available to those located in Munster as well as surrounding areas from Valparaiso, IN to Joliet, IL. Interested individuals can call EON Clinics at 844-365-7645 or check their online calendar to schedule a free consultation.

Contact EON Clinics
Alan Landau
203-832-9145
alan.landau@eonclinics.com

About EON Clinics
https://youtu.be/XMaE18OH9vc

EON Clinics includes five all-in-one dental implant centers serving the greater Chicago area with beautiful, functioning teeth. Their specialty services include single tooth, multi-tooth and full dental implants. Each clinic, including the new clinic in Munster, has a team of prosthodontists, oral surgeons and laboratory technicians working together in close coordination, planning and delivering the perfect solutions. They offer financing options as well as multiple dental implant solutions to make implants possible for everyone.

Alan Landau
EON CLINICS
alan.landau@eonclinics.com

Munster, Indiana Dental Implants

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The Observer’s take on inequality in the UK | Observer Editorial https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-observers-take-on-inequality-in-the-uk-observer-editorial/ Sun, 05 Jun 2022 05:00:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/the-observers-take-on-inequality-in-the-uk-observer-editorial/ Britain has become a better country to live in by nearly every measure in the 70 years since the Queen came to the throne. We are a wealthier nation, with lower levels of absolute poverty and higher life expectancies. Many more can afford to enrich their lives with international travel. In the 1950s, few people […]]]>

Britain has become a better country to live in by nearly every measure in the 70 years since the Queen came to the throne. We are a wealthier nation, with lower levels of absolute poverty and higher life expectancies. Many more can afford to enrich their lives with international travel. In the 1950s, few people owned televisions or refrigerators; today, technology they could only dream of has become a permanent feature for the vast majority. Women’s participation in the labor market has more than doubled and Britain is a far less racist country today than it was then.

But the national mood is different from 20 years ago during the Golden Jubilee, or even the Diamond Jubilee in 2012. In the early 2000s, Britain finally seemed on an upward trajectory after the recession of the 1990s. There was an air of confident optimism, fueled by sustained growth accompanied by much-needed reinvestment in public services, a thriving creative industry that exported British culture around the world, and the introduction of minimum wages and more generous social regulations, especially for pensioners. and for families with children. Peace was achieved in Northern Ireland and power was devolved to Scotland and Wales. The Chancellor, Gordon Brown, even declared the end of the “boom and bust”.

It took a step back to understand how premature it was. First, there was the financial crisis of 2008 which reverberated around the world and triggered more than a decade of stagnant living standards for young people and low-income people; then, a referendum vote to leave the EU that sucked up all the political energy for five years, leaving little for anything else; and a pandemic that has claimed the lives of thousands of Britons and driven the national debt to levels not seen since the 1960s. Global oil shocks and war in Ukraine have driven inflation to historic highs this year .

Each of these crises has elicited a political response well below what the country deserves. Conservative chancellors used the financial crisis as justification to cut financial support for low-income families with children, even as they handed out costly tax cuts that disproportionately benefited wealthier families. Winning the Brexit referendum has only empowered Conservative party ideologues, who have spent years campaigning for an uneasy economic and political break with the EU that jeopardizes Ireland’s political stability. of the North and will increase regional disparities within a country. which already has some of the worst levels of geographic inequality among rich countries. Boris Johnson has made serious and deadly mistakes in his handling of the pandemic, while undermining public trust in democracy by breaking laws he himself introduced to protect lives during a national emergency.

The product of all of this is that the optimism of 20 years ago has been replaced by unhealthy levels of cynicism in our ruling class; the feeling that things will continue to improve has been overshadowed by the gloom of stagnation. This is the first generation of young people who seem to be worse off than their parents. Britain’s housing crisis means many people in their 30s will never own a home, leaving them insecure and at the expense of a private rental. But our reliance on growth fueled by consumer debt and made possible by rising house prices means that no politician has dared to implement the effective solutions to the housing crisis that would right this intergenerational wrong.

A decade of underinvestment in public services means waiting times in the NHS are at record lows, with those who can afford it turning to the private sector to access timely care. The Royal College of Emergency Medicine has warned that unacceptable waits for ambulances in England are putting lives at risk. A shortage of NHS dentists means some people are resorting to having their own teeth extracted to ease their pain. Rates of mental health disorders have fallen from one in nine children to one in six over the past five years, but services are in crisis, with many children being turned away for treatment because they are not sick enough. Politicians have dodged the tough questions of how to fund decent care for the elderly in a society with an aging population and in which the elderly are kept unnecessarily languishing in hospital wards for weeks or even months because there is no there’s nowhere to dump them.

Meanwhile, child poverty rates are rising after a decade of welfare cuts that have left parents dependent on food banks and charity to ensure their children are warm and well fed. The rule of law has been undermined by cuts to frontline policing and court delays, meaning some crime victims are waiting more than two years for their cases to come to court.

That life in Britain today is much better, on average, than it was in 1952 does not mean that citizens should shut up and shut up. The past decade has brought challenges on a scale not seen since the Second World War, but the UK is a wealthy country better equipped than ever to meet them, if only our leaders were up to the task. Britain in 2022 is a country that has never been so desperately in need of political renewal.

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100 years of ‘special relationship’ between UK and Hollywood – The Hollywood Reporter https://teethwhiteningireland.com/100-years-of-special-relationship-between-uk-and-hollywood-the-hollywood-reporter/ Mon, 30 May 2022 11:34:23 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/100-years-of-special-relationship-between-uk-and-hollywood-the-hollywood-reporter/ To mark the Motion Picture Association’s centenary on May 30, Adrian Wootton, CEO of the British Film Commission and Film London, wrote an exclusive op-ed for The Hollywood Reporter looking back at the unique relationship the UK and Hollywood have had over the past 100 years, including the rise of British talent in the US, […]]]>

To mark the Motion Picture Association’s centenary on May 30, Adrian Wootton, CEO of the British Film Commission and Film London, wrote an exclusive op-ed for The Hollywood Reporter looking back at the unique relationship the UK and Hollywood have had over the past 100 years, including the rise of British talent in the US, such as Charlie Chaplin and Alfred Hitchcock, the studio’s lasting impact on the UK’s emerging industry, how the foundations were laid for franchises, such as James Bond and Harry Potter, and what the future holds.

There are often references to the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States. For me, the cultural medium that manifests it best is cinema and television. Perhaps the clearest demonstration is the recent and unprecedented explosion of content creation on our shores, fueled by foreign investment partners in American studios and streamers.

Since the dawn of the “dream factory”, before and after the First World War, our production, distribution and exhibition sectors, and talents, have been inextricably linked. Perhaps the world’s first truly global film superstar was Charlie Chaplin, a Briton who cut his teeth in British variety theater but whose filmmaking talent was funded by booming American film companies and their Walloon investors. Street. While British cinema had its own specific development, American films remained hugely popular during the time and sound era, and American distribution companies had large operations in this crucial market early on.

As the Sound Age arrived, changes in UK legislation were made to give more market space to British-made films. This meant that American studios also had to invest in “local” production. And so the oft-derided “Quota Quickie” came about. These were inexpensive “B” feature films financed by American studios that were part of the theaters’ support programs. Nonetheless, they produced some surprisingly good efforts, and a who’s who of great techies and filmmakers (like legendary director Michael Powell) debuted there. Arguably, they provided a unique training ground that became the foundation for the golden age of British cinema that followed.

Also during this period, American film companies invested in British cinema by securing distribution deals outside the UK for domestic producers such as Alexander Korda. They invested in studios, like Denham, where the first European Technicolor film, financed by 20th Century Fox, morning wings was filmed in 1937. MGM even created a British division, making films (including the classic Goodbye Mr. Chips).

During the war, talent became the main currency. From Hitchcock to Olivier, Grant, Flynn and Leigh, many of our greatest directors, writers and performers have graced some of Hollywood’s finest films. And after the war, a magnificent cinema on both sides of the Atlantic emerged. This included the pinnacle of British production by Gainsborough, Ealing and Rank, as well as important, albeit occasional, classic films that represented a true two-way collaboration.

Returning to Korda, the legendary producer gained access to American talent and funding through David O. Selznick for 1949 The third manwith its studio scenes shot in the UK In 1950, Fox financed Jules Dassin’s noir thriller The night and the city through the bomb-damaged streets of London with haunting American star Richard Widmark. The following year, Britain’s Romulus Films co-produced John Huston’s classic The African Queen with studio scenes shot in the UK Meanwhile, David Lean had also begun his succession of international epics, with Bridge over the River Kwai and Lawrence of Arabia both funded by Columbia. Indeed, in the 1960s, the creative and commercial interests of British cinema and Hollywood aligned. United Artists funded James Bond’s low-budget(!) debut album in Doctor No, establishing one of the longest-running franchises in film history. Every subsequent installment has been produced and at least partially shot here, using a wide range of British talent.

The American film industry clung to the zeitgeist of social change in ’60s’ Britain, funding quintessentially British talent, producers and directors to make definitely British subjects for international audiences. , of Tom Jones in 1962 until The Ipcress folder, Alfie, and many more. Combine that with genius American director Stanley Kubrick’s permanent relocation to Britain to make his Warner Brothers-funded films – from Dr Strangelove from 1961 – only on these shores (creating the production bases that will be used by Harry Potter decades later) and Hollywood England was really on the move. This boom period brought many benefits to British industry, undoubtedly leaving deep roots in talent, skills and infrastructure.

For mainly economic reasons, this ended in the early 1970s and a period of wilderness began. Still, some US-funded feature films were made in British studios at this time, notably George Lucas’ first cycle. star wars films at Elstree, intermittent Kubrick epics (until Eyes wide closed) and projects like Ridley Scott’s classic Extraterrestrial.

This important but inconsistent pattern continued until, following successful industry lobbying, successive UK governments introduced the tax incentive models in the 1990s, which would eventually evolve into a tax credit support structure that has since served as a solid foundation to protect indigenous British cinema. and simultaneously boosted foreign investment in a way not seen since the 1960s.

It was a catalyst to encourage Warner Bros. to found the Harry Potter films here and build their permanent base in Leavesden. It’s seen Disney, Paramount, and Universal (also through its ownership of the brilliant working title) do plenty of large-scale productions here. This has been further spurred by the large-scale rise of high-end television (HETV), driven by infrastructure expansion, talent development and additional tax credit.

Add to this the entry into the streamer market, and production in UK countries and regions has quickly developed an enviable global position. In 2022, despite the pandemic and related obstacles, demand is increasing. As an industry, we continue to rise to the challenges, with more infrastructure – especially studio space – and increased efforts to train people to fill the thousands of additional jobs. Of course, there are ongoing concerns about the current state of independent British cinema, the development of intellectual property, sustainability, diversity and cultural identity.

Yet if you look at the value of the investment (content and bricks and mortar) that our partners bring across the UK through the seven UK production clusters, helping us improve before the phrase is invented, and the very quality of what is made (The abbey in the town center, The crown, fantastic beasts, slow horses, Bridgerton, Ted Lassoto name a few), it’s clear that this aspect of the special relationship is strong, healthy – and still growing.

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John Swift: Reading FC’s Visionary Near Man https://teethwhiteningireland.com/john-swift-reading-fcs-visionary-near-man/ Sat, 28 May 2022 11:24:11 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/john-swift-reading-fcs-visionary-near-man/ Six years ago, a floppy-haired, soft-spoken John Swift arrived at Reading Football Club. He was 21 and was leaving Chelsea for good, where he had been since he was 12. It was a brave step to take. Swift had been offered a contract extension by the Blues and could easily have stayed and continued to […]]]>

Six years ago, a floppy-haired, soft-spoken John Swift arrived at Reading Football Club. He was 21 and was leaving Chelsea for good, where he had been since he was 12.

It was a brave step to take. Swift had been offered a contract extension by the Blues and could easily have stayed and continued to be part of the club’s trove of players loaned out each year. But he had had enough of that. After three loan spells in two years, he wanted to settle somewhere and find a place to really launch his career. The ambition, in the long term, would have been to return to the Premier League.

While Swift now leaves Reading at almost 27, he has achieved a lot. He now has over 250 senior appearances to his name, has become an experienced leader and has made a name for himself as one of the most creative talents in the Championship. He even ditched Justin Bieber-style bangs for a Jesse Pinkman-style bob cut. But above all, he has not yet returned to the Premier League. Many people may wonder why.

The answer is that the midfielder’s six years at Reading were filled with ‘what ifs’. Despite all the visionary goals, set pieces and assists, it seems that for some reason Swift never took the final step to the promised land. He is, as hard as it sounds, an almost man.

Of course, the biggest near miss of all came in the midfielder’s debut season as Reading reached the play-off final under Jaap Stam. Statistically, this campaign proved to be Swift’s second most productive blue-and-white campaign, as he netted nine goals and eight assists in all competitions. He provided goal contribution in four of his first five appearances, including the winning goal on his debut against Preston North End, and scored the decisive goals later in the campaign against Birmingham City and Rotherham United.

Swift scored on his Reading debut six years ago against Preston

Yet when it came to the biggest game of the year against Huddersfield Town at Wembley, Swift crumbled. It was as sad as it was infuriating to watch the game pass him by, knowing that the quality he possessed could have brought him to life. He gave the ball away more than any other Royal that day and Yann Kermorgant was the only outfield player to have a worse pass success rate. It was this inconsistency that ate away at his time at Reading.

Every year there have been reminders of its quality. A brace against Nottingham Forest to help struggling Jaap Stam’s side to a victory five months after losing the play-off final. A long-range stunner against QPR on Boxing Day 2019, the first of three successive games in which he scored. No player has scored more direct free-kicks for Reading this century than Swift’s seven, the best of the group coming against Wigan Athletic and Coventry City. It was these moments that saw him tagged as a player Reading cannot afford to lose.

Still, there’s the other side of Swift that doesn’t get mentioned as much because, by definition, that side of him is very forgettable. He went through periods of seasons and even individual games without doing much. That brace against Forest was his only two goals in 2017/18. He went 13 games without a goal or an assist the following season and 19 games without finding the net the following year.

These periods of anonymity are a big part of why a return to the Premier League never materialized for him or Reading. It is rare to find such an influential yet invisible player. He’s more than capable of winning a game on his own, playing that killer through the ball or sending that set piece, but there’s always the possibility that he’s gone too.

Injuries haven’t helped Swift’s cause and his battle with inconsistency. The midfielder spent at least a month on the sidelines in each of his six seasons at Reading. His debut campaign was cut short by an ankle injury before missing 19 league games the following year with five separate hamstring injuries. His 2018/19 season was then cut short as he required hip surgery. In 2020/21, he has only featured 14 times due to his recurring hamstring problem which ruled him out for three months and two months apart.

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Swift has only played 14 times in the 2020/21 season due to hamstring issues
Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images

All this time of inaction arguably held Swift back and didn’t allow her to flourish on a regular basis. He may also have warned potential suitors higher up in the Championship and Premier League. For Reading, they might well wonder how many recent seasons would have gone differently had the midfielder managed to stay fit. This question was raised more than ever before in 2020/21, when the Royals battled for the play-offs throughout the season but ultimately failed. In the 14 games Swift has played, the team has only lost once. Would they have finished in the top six if he had been more available?

Of course, this season has been different. Swift saved his best campaign in a Royals shirt until the end, becoming the talisman and leader he always promised to be. By the end of September, he had already registered seven goals and five assists, contributing to 75% of the team’s goals despite having established himself as the Championship player of the season early on. There was a first senior hat-trick for good measure too against QPR.

In February Swift became the first player in the 2021/22 Championship to hit double the goals and assists and he finished the campaign with 11 and 13 respectively – his best return for a single season, which puts him on the mend. ‘placed in the lead of the two measures in the team. With Swift in the squad, Reading recorded 1.11 points per game. Without him, that figure dropped to 0.63.

These are statistics that are difficult to argue with, but I will tentatively do so anyway. Starting in October, Swift had a relatively ordinary campaign and particularly after the turn of the year, her numbers plummeted. In 17 games since January 1, he has registered just three goals and four assists. His last goal and assist for Reading came in February in Paul Ince’s first game in charge against Birmingham. Injuries became a factor again at the end of the season and Swift spent seven of the last 11 games on the sidelines.

The campaign summed up his entire time at the club – a potential world champion but also a frustrating luxury to have when not playing. Again, periods of anonymity and inconsistency kept him from realizing what he threatened. I voted for Swift for the Fan Player of the Season award, but it wasn’t too shocking when it went to Andy Yiadom due to the recency bias that can play into those accolades.

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Swift’s last goal and assist for Reading came against Birmingham in February
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There is even a sense of ‘what if?’ surrounding Swift’s departure. Anyone would have been naïve to believe he would stay at Reading this summer, but to see him join West Brom – who finished 10th in the Championship in 2021/22 – is slightly infuriating. It’s not quite a side move as the Baggies have spent nine of the last 12 seasons in the Premier League and will aspire to return there next season, but at best it seems a bit unambitious.

There will be several factors that contributed to the deal and Swift is at least assured of regular football at the Hawthorns as West Brom desperately need creativity in midfield, but it feels like a move more high in the food chain could have happened. . Leeds United, who have retained their Premier League status by the skin of their teeth, are longtime admirers of Swift. Beaten Championship play-off semi-finalists Sheffield United have also maintained their interest since having several rejected offers for him in the summer of 2020.

Perhaps he wanted his future sorted out at the start of the transfer window and, with West Brom looking to recruit in earnest under Steve Bruce, it was a quick and easy solution for both parties. With Leeds confirming the signing of Brenden Aaronson on the same day Swift signed for Albion, the midfielder saw another possible destination go out the window. But he would surely have had at least one or two more offers once clubs down the Premier League and top of the Championship finalized their summer plans.

Again, maybe not. Swift has been a good player for a club like Reading and it’s no surprise he’s been kept for so long; Dai Yongge became particularly stubborn to hold him back amid harsh transfer interest two years ago. Because when a player can go through stunningly shaped purple patches or spawn with a magic moment to win a game, they are worth having despite their inconsistencies. No one else on the team can do what he does and he will be hard to replace.

But for clubs further up the ladder, you can see why interest seems to have cooled off in recent months. When you factor in his injury record and ability to fade from time to time, there’s no guarantee a bigger move would pay off. Swift undoubtedly deserves a chance in the Premier League because he has the talent and he has worked in the Championship. But part of me wonders if he’ll ever get that chance.

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Arsenal ‘make a decision’ on Arthur Melo price with Juventus swap offer | Soccer | sport https://teethwhiteningireland.com/arsenal-make-a-decision-on-arthur-melo-price-with-juventus-swap-offer-soccer-sport/ Thu, 26 May 2022 13:30:00 +0000 https://teethwhiteningireland.com/arsenal-make-a-decision-on-arthur-melo-price-with-juventus-swap-offer-soccer-sport/ Arsenal would have decided not to meet Juventus £34 million asking price for Arthur Melo, leaving the Gunners to ponder the possibility of a swap deal involving Thomas Partey. Arthur flirted with a move to the Emirates in January, and with more time and money to play this time around, Mikel Arteta and Edu can […]]]>

Arsenal would have decided not to meet Juventus £34 million asking price for Arthur Melo, leaving the Gunners to ponder the possibility of a swap deal involving Thomas Partey. Arthur flirted with a move to the Emirates in January, and with more time and money to play this time around, Mikel Arteta and Edu can feel confident about completing the deal.

The two starting midfielders in Arteta’s 4-2-3-1 formation have a lot of responsibilities, and the club aren’t particularly well-stocked in that department. Albert Sambi Lokonga has failed to make the desired impact since joining last summer, Granit Xhaka has shown improvement while remaining temperamental, Ainsley Maitland-Niles is reportedly set to leave the club and Mohamed Elneny may not not be the maestro to send them back to the Champions. League.

Arthur was heavily linked with the Gunners in January, when Arteta and co missed a host of their top targets. Several months later and with another disappointing season in Turin under his belt, Juventus may be more willing to let him go once the summer window opens.

Calciomercato claim Arthur ‘likes’ the prospect of a move to the Emirates, but Arsenal don’t feel the same about his £34m price tag. The Italian side have shelled out a huge fee which could reach £74million for the 25-year-old Brazilian, formerly from Barcelona, ​​just two years ago.

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The report also suggests other names could be in the mix if Arsenal remain reluctant to accept the £34million asking price. Exactly who is being discussed, Partey aside, remains unknown, but there is a group of peripheral stars that Arteta would like to offload before the start of next season.

Lucas Torreira, Bernd Leno and Hector Bellerin are among them, and one thing or another has so far prevented their final release. Dealing with Juventus will likely be through gritted teeth in north London after the Italian side beat them to Dusan Vlahovic in January. The striker would have been Arsenal’s leader for at least the next few years, and they may well have missed out on fourth place due to a lack of firepower in the second half of the campaign.

The Gunners are looking to address that issue by tying Eddie Nketiah to a new deal, believed to be around £100,000 a week. The youngster has benefited from a recent run down the side which has seen him regularly find the net, and he’s sure to feature more prominently in Arteta’s plans if he puts pen to paper.

In midfield, Leicester’s Youri Tielemans is also said to be on Arsenal’s radar and could be seen as an alternative to Arthur. Wolves’ Ruben Neves has also been linked, so Gunners fans face an exciting wait to find out which deal is progressing fastest.

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