Morrison heir named

first_imgGibson will join the group as non-executive deputy chairman in September, before stepping up to replace 75-year-old Morrison as chairman by March 2008. In the 1990s Gibson was the deputy chairman of rival retailer ASDA. He is chairman of Trinity Mirror and a non-executive director of Greggs, GKN and Northern Rock.last_img

Here’s to the ‘have-a-go’ city

first_imgStay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters To continue enjoying, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Subscribe now for unlimited access Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAYlast_img read more

Namibia launches fund to boost infrastructure development

first_imgZimbabwe-Namibia pact aims to boost small business development South Africa seeking funding for infrastructure development Windhoek Namibia, Africa, modern skyline with skyscrapers and downtown a clean Capitol city (Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) A view of a section of Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. (Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)Namibia on Friday launched the Infrastructure Development and Investment Fund aimed at mobilizing financial resources for infrastructure for a range of sectors in the country.“The country has a massive deficit of funding for infrastructure. We need to invest in infrastructure to grow the economy, create jobs and to socially and economically uplift Namibians,” said Johannes Gawaxab, chairperson of the fund.Namibia has so far raised 550 million Namibian dollars (37 million U.S. dollars) for investments in water and energy sources. The country aims to raise about 1.5 billion Namibian dollars in total.Namibia aspires to become an industrialized country by 2030.Relatedcenter_img Chinese investors helping boost Lagos infrastructurelast_img read more

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen: A look at their relationship timeline

first_imgTom Brady has won six Super Bowls and the heart of Gisele Bündchen.So how did the Patriots quarterback and supermodel meet? Let’s take a look at their relationship timeline. View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram Meu eterno namorado❤ My forever ValentineA post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Jun 12, 2019 at 7:17am PDTDecember 2006: The blind dateIt all started with a blind date. Brady, who was in a relationship with actress Bridget Moynahan at the time, agreed to meet Bundchen for a drink. Bundchen said she knew it was love at first sight. She spoke about their date during an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.“You know, when I saw those kind eyes, I literally fell in love, like, right away,” she said. “I was like, ‘What?’ He was just so—you know how sweet he is.”Brady broke up with Moynahan shortly after his blind date with Bundchen and the two officially became an item.February 2007: ComplicationsThings got a bit complicated for the new couple when Moynahan announced she was pregnant with Brady’s child.”It was a challenging thing because here I am, you know, thinking, I’m dating this guy, we met, and we started dating and everything is great and then this happens,” Bundchen told CBS This Morning. “So, then I felt like I didn’t know what to do. It was kind of one of those moments of like, ‘Do I just run away?'”Moynahan and Brady welcomed their son, Jack, now 12, in August 2007. Bundchen refers to Jack as her “bonus child.” View this post on Instagram View this post on Instagram What a ride this past 9 years have been. I love learning and growing with you. Happy anniversary love of my lifey! Te amo muito! ❤😘 Que aventura tem sido esses últimos 9 anos. Amo aprender e crescer contigo. Feliz aniversário amor da minha vida!A post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Feb 26, 2018 at 5:47am PSTApril 2009: Second ceremonyLess than two months after getting married, Brady and Bundchen invited extended family (about 40 people) to join them in Costa Rica for another ceremony.In her autobiography, “Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life,” which was released in October 2018, Bundchen shares details about the causal affair.”People ate Mexican food and drank margaritas,” she said. “They sat or stood in the kitchen, or on the lawn, or by the side of the pool. My sister Pati and Tom’s sister Julie each read a beautiful poem, and everyone had a slice of the chocolate wedding cake. Tom had made playlists — his had songs by Ray LaMontagne, Amos Lee, James Taylor, and others—and at some point my friend Nino, whom I’ve known since my earliest days in New York and who’s like a brother to me, plugged in his iPod. The kids went swimming in the pool, while guests danced around in their bathing suits.” 12 years ago, you blessed our lives with your love and light! I couldn’t imagine a more beautiful soul than you! Happy Birthday Jackie! Your family loves you sssooooooo much! ❤️🎂A post shared by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on Aug 22, 2019 at 5:16am PDTJanuary 2009: EngagedAfter dating for two years, Brady and Bundchen got engaged. Bundchen told Vogue about Brady’s tricky proposal. “When he proposed to me, he made up this whole story how my apartment was flooding, and I ran over to fix the situation,” she said. “When I got there, the whole apartment had candles and rose petals everywhere, and then he went down on his knees to propose, and I’m like, ‘get up!’ because he just had surgery and had three staph infections. And I was like ‘What are you doing?’ He’s like, ‘I gotta go on my knees,’ and I’m like, ‘No, no, no! Get up, please!'”February 2009: MarriageBrady and Bundchen got married on February 26, 2009, at a church in Santa Monica, California.Only 20 people attended the intimate ceremony, according to Brides.”We planned it in like 10 days, and it was perfect,” Brady told GQ later that year. View this post on Instagramcenter_img View this post on Instagram His smile just melts my heart! Today is his day and I feel so lucky to be his mummy. Happy birthday sweet angel. You are so loved. #infinitelove #myboyboy ❤🥰🎈🎂 👼🏻🎁 Esse sorriso derrete meu coração! Hoje é o dia dele e tenho muita sorte em ser sua mãe. Feliz aniversário meu anjinho. Nós te amamos muito. #amorinfinito #meupequenoA post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Dec 8, 2018 at 5:00am PSTDecember 2012: Second childBrady and Bundchen welcomed their second child, a daughter named Vivian Lake, on Dec. 5, 2012. Don’t worry guys. I will keep him ready. #Brady’scamp #IwillwhatIwant 😂😂😂 Não se preocupem. Ele vai estar preparado.A post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Sep 10, 2016 at 10:11am PDTMay 2017: ConcussionsBundchen tells CBS News that Brady has had concussions, but there are no NFL records of them.February 2019: Marriage isn’t easyBrady shared a photo to Instagram celebrating his 10-year anniversary with Bundchen and said, “I know our journey has not been easy, but the challenges we have overcome have made our bond stronger and our love grow deeper.” When they say little girls own their daddies. It’s true!! We are all cheering for you my love , have fun! ❤️🤗 #gameday #gopats #godaddy Photo: John Tlumacki Quando dizem que as meninas derretem o ❤️ do pai, é verdade! Estamos aqui torcendo por você meu amor, se divirta hoje!A post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Sep 30, 2018 at 6:11am PDT2015: Divorce rumorsTabloids reported that the couple had been having marital issues and planned on getting divorced.Brady denied the rumors during a radio interview with WEEI.”We’re in a great place,” he said. “There’s no bigger support I have than her.”September 2016: DeflategateBrady was suspended for four games during the 2016 NFL season. Bundchen shared support for her husband by sharing an Instagram photo of the two playing catch, along with the caption, “Don’t worry guys. I will keep him ready.” Love being your partner in the dance of life. Happy anniversary my love! Te amo ❤ Amo ser sua parceira na dança da vida. Feliz aniversário de casamento meu amor! Te amo.A post shared by Gisele Bündchen (@gisele) on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:51am PSTDecember 2009: First childThe couple’s first child, Benjamin Rein, was born on Dec. 8, 2009. Bundchen revealed that she delivered her son in the bathtub of their penthouse apartment in Boston. MORE: Tom Brady passes Brett Favre for third in career passing yards View this post on Instagram Ten years ago, I didn’t realize how much I could love you and the family we created together. My heart is so full and I am so blessed! I know our journey has not been easy, but the challenges we have overcome have made our bond stronger and our love grow deeper. Thank you for loving me, for supporting my dreams, and for nurturing our family in the way that only you could. You are my rock, my love and my light! I love you and I love our family! 🌟❤️😍 #bossladyA post shared by Tom Brady (@tombrady) on Feb 26, 2019 at 6:04am PSTlast_img read more