Let the judging commence

first_imgThe deadline for getting your entries in for this year’s Awards has now closed, and judging is busily under way. Panels of judges for each of the categories will be whittling down the entries to find the top three contestants in each field. The shortlisted three will then be invited to the glittering Awards evening as VIP guests at the Grosvenor House hotel, Park Lane, London, on Monday 17 September. The winners will be crowned the very best in their field.Anyone can attend the Awards by simply booking a seat or a table for the gala event. In doing so, they will get the chance to rub shoulders with the top people in the baking industry and celebrate excellence across the business. What’s more, it’s a great way to meet leading industry figures and decision makers and network with like-minded business people. Or you can simply sit back and enjoy a top evening’s hospitality, food, wine and celebrity presenters.As a special offer, and for the month of June only, you can purchase tickets at last year’s reduced rates. So call Elizabeth Ellis today on 01293 846593 or email [email protected] to take advantage of this limited offer. nlast_img read more

"Let the judging commence"

CNN crew covering racial unrest arrested in Minneapolis

first_imgCNN said a producer and a camera operator working with Jimenez were also arrested.Earlier, as Minnesota state police surrounded Jimenez while he reported, the correspondent spoke to the officers and said he wanted to cooperate. “Do you mind telling me why I am under arrest, sir,” Jimenez is heard saying. “Why am I under arrest, sir?” No answer was audible. Police arrested a CNN crew broadcasting live from the US city of Minneapolis early on Friday while covering unrest sparked by the death of a black man at the hands of law enforcement.The crew was later released.The network posted footage of correspondent Omar Jimenez speaking calmly to police with batons and riot helmets, then being handcuffed and taken away.center_img “Wherever you want us, we would go,” said Jimenez, who is black. CNN said in a tweet that a white reporter who was also on the ground covering the unrest was not arrested.Jimenez was back on the air later Friday after police released him. CNN said Minnesota Governor Tim Walz apologized to the network.Earlier, CNN put out a statement condemning the police behavior.”A CNN reporter & his production team were arrested this morning in Minneapolis for doing their jobs, despite identifying themselves – a clear violation of their First Amendment rights,” the network said.Jimenez was in the city covering the third straight night of unrest triggered by the death of George Floyd after he was arrested on suspicion of using a counterfeit banknote. A video taken by a bystander shows an officer kneeling on his neck as he is pinned to the ground. At one point Floyd is heard saying he cannot breathe, and eventually his body goes limp. Topics :last_img read more

"CNN crew covering racial unrest arrested in Minneapolis"