Day: February 15, 2018

From the Notebook: Thoughts on a Possibly Improving Year

From the Notebook: Thoughts on a Possibly Improving Year

Well hi there, and how's tricks? My apologies, and they are reasonably sincere, for having been absent from these (web) pages for two months. Since summarizing 2017 as the year that was I've taken a well-needed break from iPhone journalism to do some generally tedious yet altogether better paying work. ...

Fanatic jailed for spreading ISIS propaganda on social media

Fanatic jailed for spreading ISIS propaganda on social media

An Islamic fanatic who used Twitter and Instagram to spread "poisonous" propaganda to promote ISIS has been jailed. Shafi Mohammed Saleem, 28, used more than 20 Twitter and Instagram accounts to share his pro-Daesh messages between 2016 and 2017. Detectives from the Met arrested at him home address in East ...

Brunner – 46 years of dividend growth

Brunner – 46 years of dividend growth

Brunner – 46 years of dividend growth. Brunner has announced its final Results for the year ended 30 November 2017. Its NAV total return was 19.5%, which is ahead of its composite benchmark index’s return of 15.1%. In terms of specific drivers of performance, the extract from the annual report ...

Film Review: Lady Bird

Film Review: Lady Bird

Lady Bird is a film that deals with the trials and tribulations of first love, losing your virginity, and the final year of high school in a way that is rarely seen on the big screen. Each section of the film is given its own space to breathe, and although ...