Half a million arts and entertainment enterprises in the EU

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Half a million arts and entertainment enterprises in the EU It is estimated that in 2021, there were half a million active enterprises in creative, arts and entertainment activities in the EU, with an additional 12 000 involved in library, archive and museum activities. These add to the 1.2 million enterprises in other culture-related economic activities (2020 data).This information comes from preliminary data on Structural Business Statistics (SBS), which now offers wider and more complete coverage of the services sector.  Source dataset: sbs_sc_ovwEnterprises in creative, arts and entertainment activities employed 582 000 people in 2021. The vast majority (91 %) were employed in micro or small enterprises (0 to 49 employees), 6% in medium enterprises (50 to 249 employees) and 3% in large enterprises (250 or more employees).Looking at EU countries, the Netherlands had the highest number of creative, arts and entertainment enterprises, 95 902, followed by France (88 981), Sweden (46 825), Spain (43 796) and Portugal (24 533). The l...

Horoscopes Aug. 7, 2023: Charlize Theron, make stability and security your priorities

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Horoscopes Aug. 7, 2023: Charlize Theron, make stability and security your priorities CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mike Trout, 32; Charlize Theron, 48; David Duchovny, 63; Wayne Knight, 68.Happy Birthday: Take your time and nurture yourself and the ones you love. Focus on maintenance, and refuse to let the changes or directions others take disrupt your plans. Make stability and security your priorities. Don’t let desire, overindulgence and last-minute changes push you in a direction that can compromise your position or long-term goals. Take better care of your money, health and emotional well-being. Your numbers are 5, 14, 17, 22, 27, 39, 48.ARIES (March 21-April 19): Pressuring others and making demands will set you back. Working alone will build confidence and encourage you to take on more moving forward. Refuse to let someone stand in your way or control your destiny. 3 starsTAURUS (April 20-May 20): Don’t jump to conclusions. Address your to-do list and get satisfactory results. A change of heart will be due to how someone treats you. Let your intell...

Word Game: Aug. 7, 2023

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Word Game: Aug. 7, 2023 TODAY’S WORD — METRIC (METRIC: MEH-trik: A standard of measurement.)Average mark 17 wordsTime limit 25 minutesCan you find 21 or more words in METRIC? The list will be published tomorrow.SATURDAY’S WORD — THROTTLED thole throe throttle toed told tole tore tort torte tote toter totter trod trot troth trotted held helot herd hero hoed hoer hold holder hole horde hotel hotter redo retold rode role rote rotl rotted older other otter lode lord lore loth dhole doer dole dolt dote doterTo purchase the Word Game book, visit WordGameBooks.com. Order it now for just $5 while supplies last!RULES OF THE GAME:1. Words must be of four or more letters.2. Words that acquire four letters by the addition of “s,” such as “bats” or “dies,” are not allowed.3. Additional words made by adding a “d” or an “s” may not be used. For example, if “bake” is used, “baked” or “bakes” are not allowed, but “bake” and “baking” are admissible.4. Proper nouns, slang words, or vulgar or sexually ...

Bridge: Aug. 7 2023

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Bridge: Aug. 7 2023 I found Cy the Cynic in the club lounge, writing an alimony check — feeding hay to a dead horse, he says. Cy’s marriage vow is never to take another one.Cy says that one can live as cheaply as two. He may be right about that, but one chance won’t go as far as two at the bridge table. As declarer at today’s four spades, Cy took the ace of diamonds and tabled the ace of trumps. He next led a club to dummy and returned a heart to his king.West won, and Cy had to lose another heart, a club and a trump. Down one.ONE CHANCECy gave himself one chance when he had two. After Cy takes the ace of trumps, he leads a heart toward dummy’s jack. West takes the queen and leads another diamond, and Cy ruffs and leads a second heart to West’s ace. Cy can pitch a club from dummy on his king of hearts and ruff a club in dummy.If East had the queen of hearts, Cy would still succeed if he had the ace. Cy’s play had a 50 percent chance. The winning play succeeds 7...

England advances over Nigeria on penalty kicks despite James’ red card at the Women’s World Cup

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

England advances over Nigeria on penalty kicks despite James’ red card at the Women’s World Cup BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — England won without star Lauren James, who was ejected with a red card, to beat Nigeria on penalty kicks Monday and advance to the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup.The round of 16 match ended 0-0 after regulation and extra time, giving Nigeria a chance to win a knockout match at the Women’s World Cup for the first time in nine trips to the global tournament.But European champion England won the shootout 4-2 when substitute forward Chloe Kelly converted the last kick.England became the title favorite after the two-time reigning champion U.S. team was eliminated Sunday in a penalty shootout loss to Sweden. But England struggled to create opportunities against Nigeria’s defense.Then with five minutes remaining in regulation, England star forward James was ejected after a VAR review on her violent tackle of a Nigeria defender.She initially was given a yellow card by referee Melissa Borjas after falling on top of Michelle Alozie and stepping on her with h...

Nigeria 0, England 0

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Nigeria 0, England 0 Nigeria000—0England000—0First Half_None.Second Half_None.First Overtime_None.Second Overtime_None.Penalty kicks — Nigeria, Desire Oparanozie, NG; Michelle Alozie, NG; Rasheedat Ajibade, G; Christy Ucheibe, G. England, Bethany England, G; Rachel Daly, G; Alex Greenwood, G; Chloe Kelly, G.Goalies_Nigeria, Chiamaka Nnadozie, Tochukwu Oluehi, Yewande Balogun; England, Mary Earps, Hannah Hampton, Ellie Roebuck.Yellow Cards_None.Red Cards_James, England, 87th.Referee_Melissa Paola Borjas Pastrana. Assistant Referees_Shirley Susana Perello Lopez, Sandra Ramirez, Armando Villarreal. 4th Official_Emikar Calderas.___Source

AG Mortgage Investment Trust: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

AG Mortgage Investment Trust: Q2 Earnings Snapshot NEW YORK (AP) — NEW YORK (AP) — AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc. (MITT) on Monday reported profit of $8.1 million in its second quarter.The New York-based company said it had net income of 17 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 8 cents per share.The real estate investment trust posted revenue of $60.8 million in the period. Its adjusted revenue was $11.4 million._____This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on MITT at https://www.zacks.com/ap/MITTSource

Henry Schein: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Henry Schein: Q2 Earnings Snapshot MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Henry Schein Inc. (HSIC) on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $140 million.The Melville, New York-based company said it had profit of $1.06 per share. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions and restructuring costs, were $1.31 per share.The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.25 per share.The health care products maker posted revenue of $3.1 billion in the period, which fell short of Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.11 billion.Henry Schein expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.18 to $5.35 per share._____This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on HSIC at https://www.zacks.com/ap/HSICSource

Freshpet: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Freshpet: Q2 Earnings Snapshot SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Freshpet Inc. (FRPT) on Monday reported a loss of $17 million in its second quarter.The Secaucus, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of 35 cents per share.The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 38 cents per share.The seller of refrigerated fresh pet food posted revenue of $183.3 million in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $185.7 million.Freshpet expects full-year revenue of $750 million._____This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on FRPT at https://www.zacks.com/ap/FRPTSource

Inglaterra elimina a Nigeria en tanda de penales y avanza a los cuartos de final del Mundial Femenino de Fútbol

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:50:11 GMT

Inglaterra elimina a Nigeria en tanda de penales y avanza a los cuartos de final del Mundial Femenino de Fútbol (CNN) — Inglaterra avanzó a cuartos de final del Mundial de Fútbol femenino de la FIFA tras ganar la tanda de penalties, luego de un largo partido sin goles en el que Nigeria mantuvo el liderazgo durante los 120 minutos de juego.Las inglesas, que habían ganado los tres encuentros anteriores en el torneo, no pudieran contener la fuerza nigeriana durante todo el partido y terminaran el juego con solo diez jugadoras en la cancha, tras la expulsión de Lauren James quien cometió una falta contra la defensa nigeriana Michelle Alozie. Inicialmente James tuvo tarjeta amarilla por pisar a su oponente, pero tras revisión del VAR, se confirmó tarjeta roja contra una de las jugadoras estrellas de Inglaterra.Tras 90+6 minutos sin goles, pero con un notable liderazgo de Nigeria, el partido continuó sin goles en la prórroga, obligando a un desenlace con tiros desde el punto penal donde Inglaterra corrió con la suerte de reclamar un partido que lideró Nigeria durante todo el juego.Nigeria tuv...

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