Russian Warship Admiral Chabanenko to Participate in FRUCUS-2011

first_img View post tag: participate Russian Warship Admiral Chabanenko to Participate in FRUCUS-2011 June 27, 2011 View post tag: Naval View post tag: Admiral View post tag: Navy View post tag: Chabanenko The Russian Northern Fleet’s Admiral Chabanenko large anti-submarine ship is on its way to the eastern coast of the United States to partake…(ruvr)[mappress]Source: ruvr, June  27, 2011; Training & Education Share this article View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Warship View post tag: Russian View post tag: FRUCUS-2011 Back to overview,Home naval-today Russian Warship Admiral Chabanenko to Participate in FRUCUS-2011 last_img

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Britton extends Swans stay

first_img Like Michu, Britton’s new contract is a year extension on his existing deal, and will keep him with Swansea until at least the summer of 2016. Britton had previously penned a deal through to 2015 in March of last year. And the diminutive midfielder admits he could never have imagined the Swans would become a Premier League club and be looking forward to a first major cup final when he arrived at their old Vetch Field home just over a decade ago. He said: “The club has been my life for the last 10 years, apart from a six-month sabbatical at Sheffield United, of course, and there’s no other place I’d rather be playing my football. “I never expected things to turn out the way they have when I returned from Sheffield two years ago. “The club was in the Championship at the time and there was certainly no guarantee of promotion. But we went straight up into the Premier League, have established ourselves in our second season and we are now looking forward to our first major cup final.” Britton hopes his new deal will allow him to reach another landmark with the club. “The target for me has always been 500 appearances,” he added. “That will really be something special for me. I’d like to think I can keep performing regularly in the first team for a few more seasons yet. It’s probably for others to say, but personally I believe I am playing the best football of my career.” Leon Britton has become the latest player to commit himself to Swansea after agreeing a new three-and-a-half-year contract at the Liberty Stadium. The 30-year-old has become a firm fans’ favourite since making his debut while on loan from West Ham back in 2002 and, aside from a short spell at Sheffield United, has spent the last decade in south Wales, racking up over 400 appearances. His composure in possession has marked him out as a key figure in the club’s Premier League success, and he follows Michu, Wayne Routledge, Ashley Williams, Ben Davies and Michel Vorm in agreeing a new deal. Britton told the club website: “I’m delighted. I know I’ve said it before, but I would love nothing more than to finish my career here.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Irish government reviewing tax options on smaller players

first_imgShare Submit Irish bookmakers demand clarity on reopening orders June 17, 2020 Share StumbleUpon Irish bookmakers to reopen on 29 June May 28, 2020 Paddy Power to reopen English & Irish betting shops in Royal Ascot week June 10, 2020 Related Articles Seeking to protect smaller industry incumbents, the Irish Ministry of Finance is reported to be considering removing tax duties on bookmakers who generate a turnover below the €2.5 million a year mark.The Irish Times reports that Finance Minister Paschal Donohue is prepared to listen to the concerns presented by the Irish Bookmakers Association (IBA) with regards to taxation and its impact on wider Irish stakeholders, in particular, those working within horseracing and breeding disciplines.In previous Dáil updates, Donohue has detailed that the Fine Gael government will maintain its much protested 2% turnover tax on bookmaker revenues, despite warnings of significant job losses across the Irish betting sector.Countering criticisms of Ireland’s new gambling regime, Fine Gael is reported to be considering introducing a new tax-free turnover threshold of €2.5 million.New betting tax brackets would see the Irish treasury introduce a ‘1% turnover tax on bookmakers with a turnover of €5 million a year’. However, the government would maintain its controversial 2% turnover on bigger operators generating €750 million in wager annually.Treasury calculations report that the introduction of the €2.5 million tax-free threshold, would cut industry tax collections by around €3.5 million.Supporting industry reforms and the sustainability of Irish betting, the IBA has propositioned a revamped betting tax regime that would involve online operators paying twice the tax paid by bookmakers.However, an assessment of the IBA’s tax proposal indicates that it would breach EU common market rules on competition and state aid funding of businesses.last_img read more

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