Experts Find Ancient Roman Sarcophagus In Central London

A team of archeologists has just discovered an ancient Roman sarcophagus close to Borough Market in London.

Although archeologists don’t know the specifics surrounding this sarcophagus yet, they are almost certain it dates back some 1,600 years. They also believe this sarcophagus must have been made for a Roman nobleman or elite politician.

When the archeologists found this sarcophagus, they noticed that the lid was slightly open. This indicates that grave robbers probably pilfered this grave of its valuables in the 18th century.

Gillian King, the head archeologist on this project, said she was surprised to see such an elaborate sarcophagus in this area of the city. King did have suspicions, however, that there was an ancient Roman cemetery in this part of London.

When asked who she thought the person in the sarcophagus was, King said the owner was probably extremely rich and had a great deal of respect from the community. She also said she hopes the grave robbers left a few items of “small value” that might give researchers a better idea of who occupied this grave.

The group that carried out this archeological dig work for the Southwark Council. They are now in the process of transporting the sarcophagus to the Museum of London for further research.

Locals discovered an ancient Roman coffin by Swan Street about six months ago. This discovery caused Southwark Council to send out a team of archeologists to investigate the area.

Scientists at the Museum of London will first run tests on the bones and soil inside the grave. These tests will help researchers put a precise date on when this sarcophagus was constructed.

There’s no word yet on whether or not the general public will be able to see the sarcophagus at the museum. For now, the ancient Roman grave will be housed in the museum’s archive.

South Carolina Gamecocks Quarterback Sympthises With Geirgia Counterpart

During the 2016 college football season, South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback, Jake Bentley was thrown in at the deep end to manage an underperforming offense and prepare for a brighter 2017 season. Bentley has watched as his opponent this weekend, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm has been thrust into the spotlight as a true freshman starting quarterback for the undefeated Georgia Bulldogs.

The State reports the Gamecocks sophomore quarterback has been gracious in the sympathy shown towards his opponent on Saturday as he sees Fromm dismissed as a less than impressive part of the Georgia offense. Fromm and his Georgia team have risen to the number two spot in the nation based on an impressive running game which has won games despite Fromm attempting the least amount of passes in the Southeastern Conference. Bentley explained he understands the frustration and unhappiness Fromm must feel as an unused part of the Georgia offense but also stated his belief the four-star recruit would be ready to take control of games if and when Georgia’s running backs stall.

After completing his high school education early, Jake Bentley found himself entering a changing Gamecocks offense as a true freshman under then first-year coach Will Muschamp. Bentley won praise from Muschamp for leading a team of new recruits during 2016 and directing the play of his teammates as a new system was introduced by the now second-year coach; Muschamp went on to explain his own thoughts of the enigma of Jake Fromm and the fact he completed only three of seven pass attempts in Georgia’s win over Florida. Coach Muschamp explained his theory of the success being enjoyed by Georgia is down to the fact the majority of the team have played together for at least two years and understand the running game better than the passing game Fromm would need to use.

Merits of Choosing to Study your Higher Education in London

The transcendent issue for most understudies in choosing whether to think about in the city, is their view of the amount it will cost to live in the capital.

While it must be recognized that rental costs are the most elevated in the nation, and understudies ought to be set up for this even with the additional advance on offer, on the off chance that you get your work done, at that point that is the place the additional costs end.

In the event that you keep your eyes open, understudy rebates are all over the place and numerous dance club run understudy evenings amid the week, with understudy unions guaranteeing costly nightlife is never an issue. What’s more, on the off chance that you have a craving for gaining a touch of additional cash, for the most part low maintenance work is really simple to stop by.

The vehicle arrange is great and by and large reasonable, particularly with the Student Oyster photocard, however the thickness of London implies most voyages are conceivable by foot, and 24 hour transports guarantee a night out once in a while requires a taxi.

One other problem that influences the impressive number of potential understudies who live near London as of now, is the possibility that they won’t be moving sufficiently far from home.

Be that as it may, what moving to London may need as far as physical separation, it more than compensates for in way of life and social contrasts, with the differing qualities on offer in the city guaranteeing you never feel excessively near and dear.

While some potential negatives are overstated, there is one range in which potential understudies ought to be watchful, and that is simply the utilization of the name “London.”

The real way of life advantages of living and concentrate in London, running from nightlife to sustenance markets and culture, are situated in the inside. Colleges, for example, Royal Holloway, which is a piece of the University of London, and Brunel University, are really situated out of the city, and will offer an altogether different ordeal to what understudies may anticipate that when moving will learn at a London college.

Drought Conditions Continue In South Carolina

Droughts have become a regular part of everyday life for the people of South Carolina in recent years as long periods of rain have limited rainfall to drought-like levels. WACH reports South Carolina is once again entering the early stages of drought status with the U.S. Drought Monitor reporting a number of counties across the state have been given the status of “Abnormally Dry”, the first stage of drought on the five-step scale.

The release of the latest forecast from IBM’s The Weather Company revealed a drier than expected Fall month of November would limit rain and raise temperatures across the Southeast. Although this is the first stage of drought status the chances of heavy rainfall are limited across November and could see major problems strike the state throughout the coming Winter and Spring; fire possibilities are raised during periods of drought and the impacts on agriculture could also cause issues for the economy of the state.

South Carolina residents and farmers are now looking to the next meeting of the state’s own drought monitoring committee which has not held a meeting since August. At the August meeting some areas of Upstate South Carolina were declared to be in the first stages of drought and could rise upwards on the state’s own scale for measuring the drought status seen in the region.

Central and western regions of North Carolina have already been declared in the second stages of drought by the U.S. Drought Monitor amid fears the mild November already forecast will cause problems remaining throughout the Winter of 2017 and 2018. Nine counties in south Carolina ranging from the Upstate, Piedmont, and Coastal zones of the state have already been declared as in the first stages of drought and will rise through the scale unless a heavy rainfall or snow hits the region in the coming weeks.

Prince William Insists That the United Kingdom Retains Friendly Relationships with Germany amidst Brexit

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge recently attended a state event to celebrate the birthday of Queen Elizabeth. The Duke was given a chance to address the attendees. The event was a garden party. The ambassador of Britain hosted it. While it was a celebration dubbed the queen’s birthday, Prince Williams surprised the citizens by highlighting some of the issues faced by the society. His wife Kate Williams accompanied Prince William.

Background

Addressing the citizens, he said that Germany shares some of the most fundamental values of the United Kingdom. Among the values shared are determination and focus in providing citizens with better lives. William added that the two states share a lot in common from providing defense as well as security to the people. He also added that presently, the two states share an important interest that combines peace as well as prosperity. The two factors are embedded in making better the continent of Europe.

Brexit

To William, the relationship between them highly matters because it is the summation of the many years they have been in business. On their tour as a couple, William addressed people concerning the importance of maintaining the relationship between the two places. He included that despite the recent decision by Britain to exit the European Union, he was hoping that there shall still be business between them. William is confident that the two will remain friends during operations.

Conclusion

After the speech, the couple had an interactive session with commoners. The event was held in a lush green environment in Berlin. Among the drinks that were served is champagne. Mr. Sebastian Wood was the host. After the event, he appreciated William for attending the event. He interjected that it was a sign of commitment and love to his family and relationships. Prince William is a peace icon.

South Carolina Candidate For Governor Promises An Ethical Tenure In Office

The role of Governor of South Carolina has been in a form of limbo since President Donald Trump appointed incumbent, Nikki Haley to the role of Ambassador to the United Nations. The promotion of Henry McMaster to Governor has left many waiting for the first test of his position when the Republican faces an election for the Governorship of a state which saw a large amount of economic growth under the leadership of Nikki Haley.

In the wake of a number of scandals hitting the South Carolina legislature over the role of lobbyists, Republican candidate Christine Templeton has revealed her plans for an ethical period in the State House if she wins the election to become Governor, US News reports.

Among the promises made by the former candidate for a top position with the U.S. Labor Department under President Donald Trump, Templeton has promised never to accept any salary for her role if she wins the position of Governor. Templeton has also included a promise to never accept any funding from lobbyists or to engage in any lobbying activities if she becomes Governor; the role of lobbyists has become a major cause for concern in the South Carolina legislature and prompted Catherine Templeton to state her own staff would be barred from engaging with lobbyists if she wins a role at the Governor’s Mansion in Columbia, South Carolina.

Some have begun to question the seemingly close political relationship Christine Templeton enjoys with former Trump Administration strategist Steve Bannon. Any backing by Bannon for Templeton could prove difficult for McMaster, a close associate of President Trump who was the first elected official to back his Presidency as candidates endorsed by Bannon have recently been performing well against those backed by the President.

Tel Aviv Festival Coming to London

The city of London is one of the most exciting cities in all of Europe. It is well known for its very diverse population, which ends up resulting in a wide range of different festivals and concerts taking place throughout the year. This September, those that are living in or visiting London will get to experience a little bit of Tel Aviv. Those that are in the city during September will be able to attend the TLV in LDN festival, which is sure to bring in thousands of people to the city (http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/A-taste-of-Tel-Aviv-in-London-500053).

The event is expected to be one of the biggest events in the city this summer. While it is the first time that it will be held, the festival is going to be very popular due to the wide range of acts and events that will take place. The event is also able to draw in a lot of different sponsors. So far, several major companies and organizations have announced that they will be sponsoring the event including the United Jewish Israel Appea, Bank Leumi, and the Zionist Federation of Great Britain.

The event will take place over a five day period. During the event, people that attend will be able to eat at dozens of different food vendors, each of which will be serving up traditional fare from Israel. The festival will also feature Shaul Ben-Aderet, who is one of the best known chefs in all of Israel. Beyond the food, there will be a lot of entertainment options to choose from. Those that come to the event will enjoy several local bands that place Israeli music as well as a number of bands that are based out of Israel, but will be coming to London for the event.

South Carolina Candidates and Donors fail to respect the Campaign Limit Laws.

The South Carolina Ethics Commission will soon be determining whether candidates and sponsors are dodging the state law that has set limits on campaign contributions by distributing money through several companies. According to Steven Hamm, who is a director at the agency, the commissioners will answer important questions during a meeting that will be held in January. The outcome of the meeting will significantly influence the 2018 elections. Governor Henry McMaster of the Republican Party and Catherine Templeton, who is his greatest competitor, have already collected a significant amount of money a few people. These individuals have made donations through different companies, employees, friends, and family members. The illegal practices have been happening for years.

The suggestion of investigating the candidates and donors practices was brought up by John Crangle, who has been a government watchdog for a long time. Crangle is an attorney, and he participated in the writing of the 1991 state ethic legislations that the aims at regulating donations for campaigns. The law allows statewide candidates to receive up to $3,500-per-election-cycle while the limits for other elected offices is $1000.

The state law has assisted in preventing the political process from being influenced by the large amounts of money that are offered during campaigns. Many donors are currently dodging it by the establishing shell corporations and making contributions under their names. According to Crangle, the sponsors understand the morality of their actions. The recipients also know that it is illegal to receive huge amounts of money from one source but through different channels. John Crangle is now South Carolina Progressive Network’s director of government relations. The practice of ignoring the law started decades ago when Howard Rich, a New York millionaire, gave a lot of money to oust Republicans who opposed Governor Mark Sanford’s policies on choice for private schools.

London Is Forced To Take Measures To Fight Air Pollution

London has a complicated history in regards to air pollution. The development of a network for sewers was required to end a period referred to as the Great Stink and a toxic fog enveloped the city in 1952 causing the deaths of thousands of people. Unfortunately 2017 may become a part of London’s history books due to the pollution causing difficulties for the residents.

When 2017 was only 120 hours old London’s annual cap of nitrogen dioxide was reached. In one day their concentrations exceeded the safety limits for 17 hours. The World Health Organization set the limit at 200 micrograms for each cubic meter. London’s levels were peaking at 350 micrograms. The passengers on the Tube are exposed to pollution eight times greater than individuals who drive their cars. The irony is the people driving cars are causing the highest rate of pollution from commuters. For more information regarding the pollution in London please visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauriewinkless/2017/02/21/london-commuters-are-suffering-thanks-to-air-pollution/#41b72c547544.

Sadiq Khan is the mayor and has made a pledge since he took office to fight the air pollution. He promised London an Ultra Low Emission Zone and the project has already reached the planning stages. The expected enforcement date is September of 2020. Restricted standards for exhaust emissions will be required in the zone for motorcycles, cars, vans, buses, minibuses, coaches and vehicles carrying heavy goods. There will be fines for any vehicle who fails to meet the standards.

A new scheme has been announced and will be applicable to the vehicles responsible for the most pollution. The toxicity charge will be in effect beginning on October 23rd of this year. Sadiq Khan stated that any petrol or diesel vehicle that does not meet the standards for the Euro 4 emission will be required to pay an additional charge before entering London.

Kaaboo Del Mar: The charm you can’t escape

Created by a group of music lovers, Kaaboo is a rocking 3-day event held annually with the aim of bringing maximum fun to all its attendants. Speak of music, comedy food and drinks all are usually in plenty. The organizers typically do their best to ensure the event does not become a disappointment and surely the 2017 event never did disappoint.

The founder, Bryan Gordon planned the event in a way that three-way tickets were sold. First, we had the Hang Loose (under $300) then followed by Hang 5 ($830) and lastly Hang 10 ($3500). The results of the event were however epic and applaudable. Every attendant enjoyed to the fullest.

As the saying goes, when music slaps you, you never feel the pain. Maybe this is the reason there were so many musicians lined up for performance. Speak of rock music; all was set ablaze as many people of different ages danced and mingled all along. Tom Petty, as usual, he never disappointed the crowd. Everything was just lighted up as the singer moved forward the stage. With the ocean breeze flowing all over, joy was the drink people drank that day. Other singers included Red Hot Chili Peppers, and P!nk.

Dave Mason made sure that the rock music lovers were never left behind. He even had the pleasure of telling the crowd about his musical journey. How he used to hang up with Hendrix which leads to the recording of his hit song at Electric Ladyland.

An exciting feature that distinguishes Kaboo from other events is that you get out of the event clean. Typically, such crowded events are filled with dust and all sort of dirt. This is however planned with numerous outdoor events. They also have a proper sanitation system.

As the event was over, emails were sent to those who attended the event alerting them of their discounted tickets for the next year’s event.