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Hicham M'Laab

Hicham M'Laab is a French footballer who plays for US Avranches. M'Laab started his career with academy of Rennes in 2005, winning the Coupe Gambardella in 2008 with the youth team, he left Rennes in 2010. In 2013 he signed for Lens, being given an opportunity to earn a first team place in the reserves, but the chance never came and he returned to Pau in 2014. In June 2015 he made his Ligue 1 debut on 28 November 2015 against SC Bastia, he signed his first professional contract with the club at the start of 2016. In June 2017 he signed for the reserve team of Paris Saint-Germain in Championnat National 2. In July 2018 he moved to AS Vitré. In January 2019, he signed a five-month contract with Avranches. Born in France, M'Laab is of Moroccan descent

Bochra Belhaj Hmida

Bochra Belhaj Hmida, was born at Zaghouan. She is politician. Bochra Belhaj Hmida has a Law graduate degree. In 1989, she co-created the Democrat Tunisian Women Association and is the president of the organisation from 1994 to 1998. In 2012, she represents, as a lawyer, a young woman. Ennahda Governement is, according to her, responsible morally and politically, she joins the Democratic forum for work and freedoms in 2011. She run for the constituent assembly election as the leader of the Zaghouan constituency list, but she isn't elected. Bochra Belhaj Hmida is, since September 2012, member of the executive committee of the movement Nidaa Tounes, she got elected at the People Representative Assembly as a representative of the second constituency of Tunis, during the legislative elections of October 2014. She continues, in this electoral term. Bochra Belhaj Hmida is president of the Individual Freedom and Equality Commission initiated by the Tunisian president Béji Caïd Essebsi on 13 August 2017, it aims to build a report concerning legislative reforms for individual freedom and equality, as required by the 2014 Constitution and by human rights international norms.

As a president of this commission, Bochra Belhaj Hmida leads a reform proposal of legacy between men and women, which generates an intense polemic in Tunisia. Its discussion is programmed for 2019. On 13 August 2018, Bochra Belhaj Hmida is distinguished with the insignia of Commander of the Order of Tunisian Republic, by the Tunisian President, during the national Women Day. On 27 September 2018, she receive an award from the foundation Global Hope Coalition, she is named politician of the year in 2018 by the Tunisian press. On 2019, she was awarded the Fatima al-Fihriya Prize in recognition of her involvement in the process of individual freedoms and equality in Tunisia. Media related to Bochra Belhaj Hmida at Wikimedia Commons

Already Gone (Powderfinger song)

"Already Gone" is a song from Powderfinger's third studio album Internationalist. It was released as a single on 12 February 1999. Australian Idol's first season runner-up Shannon Noll performed "Already Gone" in the 22 September episode of Australian Idol 2003 as his contribution to the Australian Hits category; the music video for "Already Gone" was a change in direction for Powderfinger, one that caused a certain degree of backlash from their fans. Fanning himself has publicly disowned the music clip, meanwhile still embracing the song attached to it. Fanning put this down to "being lazy" and has commented that he never meant to misinterpret women in such a way; the music video has some women scantily clad playing Totem tennis in a suggestible manner. "Already Gone" "Control Freak" "Today You Come" "The Day You Come" "Tom" Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Britain (place name)

The name Britain originates from the Common Brittonic term *Pritanī and is one of the oldest known names for Great Britain, an island off the north-western coast of continental Europe. The terms Briton and British derived, refer to its inhabitants and, to varying extents, the smaller islands in the vicinity. "British Isles" is the only ancient name for these islands to survive in general usage. "Britain" comes from Latin: Britannia~Brittania, via Old French Bretaigne and Middle English Breteyne influenced by Old English Bryten also from Latin Brittania an adaptation of the Common Brittonic name for the island, *Pritanī. An early written reference to the British Isles may derive from the works of the Greek explorer Pytheas of Massalia; the modern Welsh name for the island is Prydain. This may demonstrate that the original Common Brittonic form had initial P- not B- and -t- not -tt-; this may be explained as containing a stem *prit-, meaning "shape, form", combined with an adjectival suffix. This leaves us with *Pritanī.

The first known written use of the word was an ancient Greek transliteration of the original P-Celtic term. It is believed to have appeared within a periplus written in about 325 BC by the geographer and explorer Pytheas of Massalia, but no copies of this work survive; the earliest existing records of the word are quotations of the periplus by authors, such as those within Diodorus of Sicily's history, Strabo's Geographica and Pliny's Natural History. According to Strabo, Pytheas referred to Britain as Bretannikē, treated a feminine noun. Although technically an adjective it may have been a case of noun ellipsis, a common mechanism in ancient Greek; this term along with other relevant ones, subsequently appeared inter alia in the following works: Pliny referred to the main island as Britannia, with Britanniae describing the island group. Catullus used the plural Britanniae in his Carmina. Avienus used insula Albionum in his Ora Maritima. Orosius used the plural Britanniae to refer to the islands and Britanni to refer to the people thereof.

Diodorus referred to Great Britain as its inhabitants as Prettanoi. Ptolemy, in his Almagest, used Brettania and Brettanikai nēsoi to refer to the island group and the terms megale Brettania and mikra Brettania for the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, respectively. However, in his Geography, he referred to both Alwion and Iwernia as a nēsos Bretanikē, or British island. Marcian of Heraclea, in his Periplus maris exteri, described the island group as αί Πρεττανικαί νήσοι. Stephanus of Byzantium used the term Ἀλβίων to refer to the island, Ἀλβιώνιοι to refer to its people. Pseudo-Aristotle used nēsoi Brettanikai and Ierne to refer to the island group, Great Britain, Ireland, respectively. Procopius, in the 6th century AD, used the terms Brittia and Brettania though he considered them to be different islands, the former being located between the latter and Thule. Moreover, according to him on Brittia lived three different nations, the homonymous Brittones, the Angiloi and the Phrissones; as seen above, the original spelling of the term is disputed.

Ancient manuscripts alternated between the use of the P- and the B-, many linguists believe Pytheas's original manuscript used P- rather than B-. Although B- is more common in these manuscripts, many modern authors quote the Greek or Latin with a P- and attribute the B- to changes by the Romans in the time of Julius Caesar. For example, linguist Karl Schmidt states that the "name of the island was transmitted as Πρεττανία... as is confirmed by its etymology". According to Barry Cunliffe: It is quite probable that the description of Britain given by the Greek writer Diodorus Siculus in the first century BC derives wholly or from Pytheas. What is of particular interest is that he calls the island "Pretannia", "the island of the Pretani, or Priteni". "Pretani" is a Celtic word that means "the painted ones" or "the tattooed folk", referring to body decoration - a reminder of Caesar's observations of woad-painted barbarians. In all probability the word "Pretani" is an ethnonym, but it remains an outside possibility that it was their continental neighbours who described them thus to the Greek explorers.

Following Julius Caesar's expeditions to the island in 55 and 54 BC, Britania was predominantly used to refer to the island of Great Britain. After the Roman conquest under the Emperor Claudius in AD 43, it came to be used to refer to the Roman province of Britain, which at one stage consist of part of the island of Great Britain south of Hadrian's wall. In Old English or Anglo-Saxon, the Graeco-Latin term referring to Britain entered in the form of Bryttania, as attested by Alfred t

Paul Burstow

Paul Kenneth Burstow is a British former politician who served as the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Sutton and Cheam for 18 years, from 1997 to 2015, when he was defeated by Paul Scully. He was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health in May 2010, served in that position until September 2012. Burstow was born in Carshalton in Surrey, son of a tailor, was educated at Glastonbury High School for Boys, a former boys' secondary modern school in Carshalton, followed by Carshalton College and the South Bank Polytechnic, where he obtained a degree in business studies, he started his career as a buying assistant with Allied Shoe Repairs in 1985. The following year he worked in print sales with KallKwik Printers, before becoming a research assistant at the London Borough of Hounslow in 1987, he was elected as a councillor for the Social Democratic Party to the Sutton Borough Council in 1986, was its deputy leader from 1994 to 1997. Burstow remained a councillor for the Rosehill ward in Sutton until 2002, after his election to Parliament.

In 1988, he joined the Association of Liberal Democrat Councillors as a campaigns officer. Burstow first contested the Sutton and Cheam Parliamentary seat for the Liberal Democrats at the 1992 General Election, he was defeated by the Conservative Lady Olga Maitland despite achieving one of the largest swings to the Liberal Democrats in London at that election. He contested the seat again in 1997, this time being elected as its Liberal Democrat MP with a majority of 2,097. Burstow joined several other new Liberal Democrat MPs, for the party gained many other south-west London seats at that election, he made his maiden speech on 16 May 1997, speaking passionately about the needs of blind and disabled people. On his election, Burstow became a party spokesman on the Environment under Paddy Ashdown, he became the spokesman on Social Security in 1999, on the election of Charles Kennedy as the Leader of the Liberal Democrats. After the 2001 general election, Burstow became the Health spokesman for the Liberal Democrats.

He has been the parliamentary ambassador to the NSPCC since 2001. He was promoted to the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet as the Shadow Secretary of State for Health in 2003, he stepped down from the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet following the 2005 general election, but was appointed as the spokesman on London. On 22 March 2006, Liberal Democrat MPs elected him their Chief Whip. In 2003, The Guardian described Burstow as "One of the most knowledgeable and effective politicians on older people's issues", he was voted by MPs as older people's champion in the epolitix Charity Champion awards in December 2005. Burstow introduced the Care of Older and Incapacitated People Bill in January 2006, it provided proposals to increase the protection of vulnerable adults from neglect. In 2007, he introduced an Early Day Motion congratulating the National Benevolent Fund for the Aged on its 50th anniversary. At the 2010 general election Burstow was re-elected MP for Sutton and Cheam with a slim majority of 1,608 votes.

He was appointed Minister of State in the Department of Health in the coalition government. He was responsible for the elderly and mental health, he was responsible for developing the Government's mental health strategy and drafting the care provisions of the Care Act. In December 2010, he said he was "embarrassed" after being secretly taped by The Daily Telegraph saying voters should not trust David Cameron. Burstow told undercover reporters: "I don't want you to trust David Cameron... in the sense that you believe he's become a cuddly Liberal. Well, he hasn't. He's still a Conservative and he has values that I don't share." He told the BBC that he regretted the way his remarks had been construed, that he had "full trust" in David Cameron. Burstow left the government in September 2012, was replaced as Care Minister by Norman Lamb. Burstow criticised plans to cut hospital services in London. Burstow said that a planned closure of a casualty and maternity unit in south-west London put patient safety at risk and warned that it was to lead to "more mothers giving birth in the back of their car".

He was appointed Chair of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust from November 2015, was appointed for a second three year term. He is a Trustee of Action on Health. In 2016 he became a part-time professor of mental health policy at the University of Birmingham where he led a policy commission. Paul's interest in social care saw him appointed as Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence in July 2017 where he has worked to refresh the board of Trustees and develop the organisation's business strategy, he married Mary Burstow, a Liberal Democrat councillor for Cheam, in 1995. His interests include cooking and walking. Paul Burstow MP official constituency website Profile at the Liberal Democrats Profile at Parliament of the United Kingdom Contributions in Parliament at Hansard Contributions in Parliament at Hansard 1803–2005 Voting record at Public Whip Record in Parliament at TheyWorkForYou Profile at Westminster Parliamentary Record Articles authored at Journalisted