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  • Queens Woman Charged With Fatal DWI Crash on Long Island

    first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Queens woman was arrested for vehicular manslaughter after driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a 61-year-old man on the Northern State Parkway in Albertson, New York State police said.Silvia Ibanez, 42, was driving a Toyota Rav4 westbound when she rear-ended a Toyota Camry near Exit 29A at 10:15 p.m. on Monday, police said.The second driver, Juan Collado of Manhattan, died of injuries suffered in the crash.Ibanez was taken to North Shore University Hospital, where she is being treated for serious injuries. She was charged with driving while intoxicated and second-degree vehicular manslaughter.Police are continuing the investigation and ask any witnesses to call them at 631-756–3300.last_img read more

  • Heineken beer sales slide amid lockdowns, worse to come

    first_imgTopics : Bonuses in 2020 for senior managers would be cancelled, it said.Heineken added it would pay its planned final dividend for 2019, but would not provide an interim dividend after its half-year results in August. Last year, it gave an interim payment of 0.64 euros per share.Its annual results would be hit by lower volumes and other effects, including increased credit losses from customers, issues of small suppliers and impairments and the devaluation of emerging market currencies versus the dollar and euro.Heineken’s major markets are Brazil, Mexico and Vietnam and is also the largest brewer in Europe.Heineken said it had reduced discretionary spending by suspending corporate events and hiring and pausing or scaling down projects and technology upgrades.With bars closed, Heineken said its business focus was on replenishing store shelves and aiding store deliveries. It was also pushing e-commerce beer sales.Danish rival Carlsberg said earlier this month it was expanding cost-cutting as consumers in Europe opted more for less pricy multi-packs of mainstream lagers than craft or specialty beers. Beer volumes fell 2.1% in the quarter while overall volumes, including cider and soft drinks, fell 3.9%, confirming guidance given two weeks ago.The second quarter would be worse, Heineken said, with an impact also in the second half of the year as lockdowns may be lifted but the impact on the economy endured.The company said the lack of clarity on the impact of COVID-19 meant the company has withdrawn all guidance for 2020.Bosses’bonuses canned center_img Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, reported a 14% slide in beer sales in March, with sharp declines in all regions as the COVID-19 pandemic closed pubs and restaurants across the globe.In some countries, such as South Africa, the Dutch brewer was forced to shut down production. In France, Italy and Spain, increased beer sales in stores failed to compensate for the collapse of bar trade.The maker of Heineken, Tiger and Sol beers, and Strongbow cider, said first-quarter net profit fell by 68% to 94 million euros ($102.1 million), the company said on Wednesday.last_img read more

  • This home comes with just about everything, including a disco room and a $30m price tag

    first_imgThe home under construction.The 4000sq m home is on a 3070sq m waterfront block at 7-13 King Arthurs Court, Sovereign Islands.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North1 hour agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Once the designs were done it took three years to build.It has seven bedrooms, each with an ensuite, staff quarters, an indoor-outdoor pool, tennis court, and a 14-car basement garage. 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands.“You need a whole suite of consultants for a big house like this. It’s like designing a small hotel or mini resort – there’s a lot of technical expertise you need to ensure you achieve the desired outcome,” Mr Lea said. Inside the finished product.There is a lift in the house which also has a spa, Turkish steam and massage rooms. There are cold rooms and a secondary catering kitchen in the basement for functions.There is also a “disco room’’ with an illuminated dance floor. 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands.IT cost $13 million to build, covers four waterfront blocks and is described as a “mini resort” and it could be yours if you have more than $30 million to spare.The home, known as Chateau de Reves on Sovereign Island on the Gold Coast, is 20 years old now, but has stood the test of time.Architect John Lea said it took more than a year to design the house. 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands.The three-storey home has views along the Broadwater to Surfers Paradise.The massive project involved structural, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic engineers, landscape architects, and interior and lighting designers. 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands.Mr Lea said he was allowed free rein with the design concept for the fan-shaped block of land, although one criteria was that it have a nautical theme.“Based on the client’s close association with prestige European Superyachts, hence the organic curved form which also relates to the shape of the land and the desire to capitalise on the sites positive attributes.” 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands.The home is listed through Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty. 7-13 King Arthur Drive, Sovereign Islands. A model of the home before the building was started.He said designing such a property was “incredible’’, as the client wanted something that was cutting edge design and in line with what he had seen during his extensive overseas travels.The home is owned by German super yacht builder Klaus Lilischkies and his wife Leigh, who listed it for sale a few months ago.last_img read more