Formalisation of the posts amongst the Board of Directors

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The new FC Barcelona Board of Directors met on Friday to formalise the posts held by the directors and the new arrivals. 

Below, the composition of the Board of Directors and their roles: 

JOAN LAPORTA I ESTRUCH
President

RAFAEL YUSTE I ABEL
First vice president. Sporting area

ELENA FORT I CISNEROS
Vice president. Institutional area

EDUARD ROMEU I BARCELÓ *
Vice president. Economic area

FERRAN OLIVÉ I CÀNOVAS *
Treasurer

JOSEP CUBELLS I RIBÉ
Secretary 

JOSEP MARIA ALBERT I TURCÓ
Board Member

XAVIER BARBANY I CANALETA
Board Member

MIQUEL CAMPS I FONT
Board Member

ALFONS CASTRO I SOUSA
Board Member

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Buttigieg: Biden plan will usher in a new transportation era

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From left, President Joe Biden, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Highways and Transit Subcommittee Ranking Member Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., and other members of the House of Representatives meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 4, 2021, on infrastructure. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said Thursday that an infrastructure plan expected soon from President Joe Biden will offer a “once in a century” opportunity to remake transportation in the United States, where cars and

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Ricardo opens new UK research centre to decarbonise the future of transportation

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Ricardo hopes its Electrified Propulsion Research Centre will create an excellent clean energy transport centre, unique within the UK (Courtesy Ricardo)

Environmental, engineer and strategic consulting company Ricardo has formally opened its new Electrified Propulsion Research Centre at its Shoreham by Sea, West Sussex, UK, headquarters. The addition is part of the company’s mission to support decarbonising global transport and energy sectors.

The new Electrified Propulsion Research Centre will be supported with digital engineering and simulation technology, including digital twins which will replicate the physical environment, refined with actual test data to accelerate development times. It will provide customers with

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Biden eyes $3T package for infrastructure, schools, families

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., speaks as FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

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Fresh off passage of the COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden is assembling the next big White House priority, a sweeping $3 trillion package of investments on infrastructure and domestic needs.

Biden huddled privately late Monday with Senate Democrats as Congress has already begun laying the groundwork with legislation for developing roads, hospitals and green energy systems as part of Biden’s “Build Back Better” campaign promise. Much

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The pub that built an ‘unlikely’ global following through weekly online lockdown quizzes

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A NEW Forest pub has built an unlikely worldwide following through its weekly lockdown quizzes broadcast over Facebook.

Entrants from as far north as the Shetland Islands and as far south as Australia log on to watch the landlord of the London Tavern host the competition.

Phil Hoyle, who runs the hostelry in Poulner, Ringwood, in Hampshire, moved his pub quiz online during the first lockdown – and has continued ever since.

Hundreds tune in each week not only to answer questions but to be entertained by the antics of the host.

Phil drinks enthusiastically through the quizzes, commenting on

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Copper Country News | The hostelry and the railway

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There are quite a few vintage picture postcards depicting Globe’s Dominion Hotel, but at least one also has a connection to a historic local railroad.

The card’s picture side is a color image of the now-vanished four-story hotel, which fell victim to a fire in late December 1981. When the card was sent from Globe to Seguin, Texas at the end of January 1910, the Dominion was less than four years old. The prominent hotel would go on to host two U.S. presidents, Teddy Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge (both came to Globe for the dedication of their namesake dams), before

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