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October 25, 2000In the Arcosanti Cafe,the changing of one garment to another signifies the changing of the season andthe coming of winter. A large, long tubular garment hangs down from the Gallerylevel of Crafts III building to the Cafe down below. Its purpose is to circulatethe warmer air that rises to the Gallery down to the Cafe in the building. Lookinginside the air tube, a fan creates a downward draft inside the winter garment. Looking inside the air tube, a fan creates a downward draft inside the wintergarment. Photo by: DoctressNeutopia
The BBC reported a “record-breaking” 66.8 million live and on-demand requests on BBC iPlayer and BBC sport for this summer’s Russia World Cup, which concluded at the weekend.The BBC said that England’s quarter-final match against Sweden became the BBC’s highest online-viewed live programme ever with 3.8m (3.9m including on-demand) live requests on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport.Across the whole tournament, the UK public broadcaster achieved a record 56.3m live-stream match requests – up from a total of 15.9 million during the Brazil 2014 World Cup.Unique browser numbers for the BBC’s World Cup web pages also climbed from 32.3 million UK unique browsers in 2014 to 49.2 million this summer.Other stats revealed by the BBC were that its VR app was downloaded more than 400,000 times, and more than 2.5 million people signed up for a BBC Account – a requirement for watching live and on-demand content via the iPlayer.“This World Cup has seen a huge increase in people following the action over the internet, through BBC Sport and BBC iPlayer,” said Neil Hall, head of sport product, BBC Design and Engineering.“We continue to improve things behind-the-scenes and create new experiences that make these major events even more engaging for our audiences.”In total the BBC said that audience reach for its World Cup coverage – at 15 minutes or more watched – came to 44.5 million people. This was up from 40.7 million for Brazil 2014.“We have just witnessed one of the most memorable World Cup tournaments ever which has captivated football fans across the United Kingdom,” said Barbara Slater, director of BBC Sport.“The interest in the tournament and the achievement of England winning through to the semi-finals has been proven in the record-breaking figures for TV and online. It shows the impact that top quality sport can have when made freely available to everyone.”
18 BRITISH SOLDIERS INVESTIGATED OVER BLOODY SUNDAY SHOOTINGSJOHN KELLYLORD SAVILLESAVILLE REPORTTHE IRISH NEWS ShareTweet The PSNI ‘s Major Investigation Team launched an investigation in the wake of the publication of the Saville report into Bloody Sunday.Lord Saville and his inquiry panel found that the killings were “unjustified and unjustifiable”.British Paratroopers shot 26 unarmed civilians on January 30th 1972 a peaceful civil rights protest march in the city.Thirteen people were killed that day with a fourteenth later dying in hospital from his injuries. 18 BRITISH SOLDIERS INVESTIGATED OVER BLOODY SUNDAY SHOOTINGS was last modified: May 12th, 2017 by John2John2 Tags: Fr Edward Daly waves a white handkerchief as an injured man is carried away on Bloody SundayTHE Public Prosecution Service has confirmed that 18 former british soldiers are under investigation over their actions on Bloody Sunday in Derry 45 year ago.The families of the victims were informed of the investigations and told that a final decision on whether prosecutions would be mounted would be taken by late summer this year.The Irish News reports today that a wide range of charges are being considered by the PPS. John Kelly, whose 17-year-old brother Michael was among those shot dead by British Paratroopers said the meeting with the PPS had been very useful.He told The Irish News: “I know Derry people are very frustrated at the time it is taking for the PPS to decide whether or not any of the soldiers will be prosecuted.“But it’s important that the law now takes its course and that this done right,” added Mr Kelly.Killed on Bloody Sunday: The victims