Day: 11 September 2018

Flight testing has begun on first electric-powered flying taxis 

Flight testing has begun on first electric-powered flying taxis 

A company is set to change air travel forever after launching electric-powered flying TAXIS capable of travelling almost 200mph. Ambitious start-up Vertical Aerospace has become the first company in the UK to successfully build and flight test the vertical take-off and landing, drone-style aircraft. A company ...

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust – Vision, execution and adaptability

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust - Vision, execution and adaptability Dan Whitestone, manager of BlackRock Throgmorton Trust (THRG), has a dual-pronged approach to selecting investments that involves identifying what he describes as “high- quality differentiated companies” and companies driving industry change. Dan looks for management teams with vision, the ability to execute ...

CG Asset Management – Focus on absolute returns

The CG Asset Management (CGAM) team’s focus on medium-to-long-term absolute returns, coupled with its excellent track record has attracted a loyal following of investors. This note describes: CGT : CG Asset Management – Focus on absolute returns CGAM’s business;its investment approach; andtwo of its absolute return funds:Capital Gearing TrustCG Absolute Return ...

TIFF 2018 – First Look Review: Blind Spot

The title of actress Tuva Novotny’s film alludes to something you can’t see coming, and that’s what happens both to the characters and the audience in this emotionally intense real-time drama. Things start slowly, with 12 year old Tea (Nora Mathea Øien) and her friend Anna (Ellen Heyerdahl Janzon) walking ...

Now Cadbury’s is stockpiling in case of a hard-Brexit

Now Cadbury’s is stockpiling in case of a hard-Brexit

Now it is the time for the confectionary market to share its concerns over a hard Brexit. Cadbury’s have said they are stockpiling ingredients, biscuits and chocolates to deal with the fall out from a no-deal Brexit. Hubert Weber, the European boss of its owner Mondelez, said the UK was ...

Five of the best beaches along California’s Central Coast

Five of the best beaches along California’s Central Coast

Words by local writer, Tyler Kofman. California's Central Coast was originally inhabited by Chumash and Native American people. Now, it is better-known for its plentiful wineries and rich farm land. But the Central Coast offers much more than just good wine and agriculture. It's beaches, some of the most breathtaking ...

Book Review: A forgotten survivor by Robin D. Harris

Five million people worldwide were affected by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, which was triggered by an earthquake with the energy of 23,000 Hiroshima-type atom bombs. Here, we review a thought-provoking new novel about one of the world’s most deadly natural disasters and its aftermath. By Lucy Bryson Just before ...