Friday, November 23, 2012

Austerity lighting

  • Nov. 14 Photo Brief: Anti-austerity strikes across Europe, Afghan rag pickers ...

    Anti-austerity protests and strikes across Europe, yellow fever in Darfur, the latest Twilight film premiers in London, Diwali is celebrated, Prince Charles meets a Hobbit, a dangerous school crossing and more in today's daily brief.

  • Christmas gift ideas for the home

    Sleek, bold and modern, the Alphason Lighting Miriam Crystal Pendant brings a touch of urban chic to any living area. This pendant boasts a matt black dome with a gold-leaf effect interior and a bracelet of crystal string.

  • East Riding Of Yorkshire Council Selects Ctrack For Specialist Vehicle ...

    Under the agreement, East Riding of Yorkshire Council will track a range of waste collection, street sweeping, street lighting, gully emptying and grass cutting vehicles within its fleet. This will include the monitoring of in-vehicle sensors to record ...

  • History: A look back at the Exeter Holiday Parade

    A considerable amount of money was sunk into the lights just after World War II. It seems that people in town were eager to put blackouts and wartime austerity behind them. In 1948, Exeter joined many communities in the United States by holding a parade.

  • Greek parliament narrowly approves €13.5bn austerity package after mass ...

    Tens of thousands of people are now assembled outside the Athens parliament, lighting up Syntagma Square with lights and carrying banners protesting against the €13.5bn austerity package that will be voted on in a few hours. Here's a photo from the ...

  • Toy shop sector in serious trouble as crisis and online retail bite

    'The owners say 'I have cut down on wrapping paper, on plastic bags, on shop lighting and personnel. There is nothing more I ... These days any allegiance to local shop keepers is taking a back seat to the rising "austerity" on all fronts. We know who ...

  • Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

    Rome - Riot police and anti-austerity protesters clashed in Rome on Wednesday as anger boiled over on a Europe-wide day of strikes and mass demonstrations.

  • Yes, Prime Minister will now close 12 Jan 2013 at the Trafalgar Studios 1

    It is directed by Jonathan Lynn, designed by Simon Higlett, lighting by Tim Mitchell. The current cast includes Robert Daws ( Prime Minister Jim Hacker ), Michael Simkins (Sir Humphrey Appleby).

  • Crime prevention cash cut by £35m since 2010

    Spending on crime prevention work - including street lights, closed-circuit television and police visits to schools - has been cut by almost 60 per cent because of Government austerity measures. The budget has fallen from £61m two years ago to £24.6m ...


    The second general strike in eight months in Portugal, where the government intends to intensify austerity measures next year, left commuters stranded as trains ground to a virtual halt and the Lisbon subway shut down.

  • 10 Tips for Coping with Christmas

    Whether it's having a friend round for a glass of bubbly or sitting in front of the fire on Christmas Eve, do something that lights you up. Don't worry what anybody else ... In these times of economic austerity, treasure what you do have. Play a board ...

  • Ross's candid camera documents incarcerated youth

    The subject matter of the gallery's latest exhibit, Juvenile-in-Justice, reflects the austerity of the space itself. ... A fluorescent glow permeates the gallery, lighting up shots of windowless, bare rooms that are either dirty and mold-stained or all ...

  • World in Focus

    A port police officer lights flares during an anti-austerity demonstration in Athens on November 1, 2012. Greece unveiled a tough new austerity budget on October 31, sparking a call for a 48-hour general strike, as the EU said there was still work to ...

  • A Hindu Hurricane Reflection

    Many voluntarily accept some austerity, taking vows to give up certain luxuries or indulgences for the month, or otherwise intentionally simplify their lifestyles.

  • 'A Summer Day,' Starring Karen Allen

    Mr. Fosse is much celebrated in Europe for his Beckettian austerity, opaque mysticism and his portrayal of time as both a liberator and a destroyer.

  • Eco-grenades to drones: World offers high-tech military gear to US Army

    Eight foreign country pavilions pitched up this year to impress the U.S. Army and win contracts in this tough climate of fiscal austerity. Turkey. It was Turkey's first ... Lunar Lighting Pty Ltd brought their technology to reproduce daylight. The ...

  • Nothing's missing at wheat-free Senza

    At this late hour of the modernist epicurean era—foam is over; chefs light hay on fire—ingredients are myriad, and you could go through an entire wheat-free meal without noticing any lack.

  • Baguio gives giant Christmas tree a rest

    Because of an austerity program, the city government will light up major Baguio streets using d├ęcor it recycled from previous yuletide celebrations.

  • Opening a restaurant takes sweat, savvy, courage and cash

    "There's an austerity that makes sense in this economy. One that says, 'If it's doable, I should do it myself.

  • US Stock Futures Limp; Data, ECB Await

    In Europe, markets eked out gains, helped by well-received results from industrial group Siemens AG (SI) and prior-day news that Greece passed a fresh round of austerity measures late Wednesday. That moves the country a step closer to receiving a much ...

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