LONDON (Reuters) – Talks between Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party and Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on supporting the British leader's minority government restarted on Wednesday, a senior Conservative source said.
Forum Energy plc (FEP) of UK remains bullish on service contract 72, or Recto Bank off northwest Palawan, as the company prepares to conduct a geotechnical survey this year. - http://www.directorstalk.com/forum-energy-plc-fep-uk-remains-bullish-service-contract-72-recto-bank-off-northwest-palawan-company-prepares-conduct-geotechnical-survey-year/ - #FEP
Cover of the English translation of the Asiento contract signed by Britain and Spain in 1713 as part of the Utrecht treaty that ended the War of Spanish Succession. The contract granted exclusive rights to Britain to sell slaves in the Spanish Indies.The Asiento set a sale quota of 4800 units of slaves per year. An adult male slave counted as one unit; females and children counted as fractions of a unit. Initially the slaves were provided by the Royal African Company.
Las Alamandas is an intimate retreat created by Isabel Goldsmith-Patiño the granddaughter of Bolivian Tin King Don Antenor. The luxury retreat is within a 1500-acre private paradise of exotic trees, palms, flowers, wild birds, lagoons, and endless white-sand beaches
One of the strong trends of the day is handcrafted retro interior objects with many stunning South African designs to be found under the auspices of the Cape Craft and Design Institute –crocheted lamp shades- suspended from the ceiling. these have a modern twist to them. Oversized and grouped together really puts a completely new spin on Ouma’s crocheted lampshades!
Bird's eye view of Howland Great Dock, Deptford, Rotherhithe, Bermondsey, c.1717. Surrounding the dock are fields with cattle grazing and horse-drawn carriages passing by on the roads. The Dock was opened in 1700 as a facility for merchant ships. It was renamed 'Greenland Dock' when it was sold in 1763 to the South Sea Company for lease to whaling ships until 1809.