Day: 18 January 2019

Le Pont de la Tour fondue

Review: Le Pont de la Tour launches The Cheese Room

Celebrating an alpine winter classic, Le Pont de la Tour has launched a unique cheese room experience for January, specifically championing fondue. While arguments often take place over whether fondue’s origins lie with France or Switzerland, Le Pont de la Tour is decidedly French, opened by Sir Terence Conran at ...

Economic roundup – January 2019

Economic roundup – January 2019

QuotedData’s economic roundup – January 2019 is a collation of recent insights on markets and economies taken from the comments made by chairmen and investment managers of investment companies – have a read and make your own minds up. Please remember that nothing in this note is designed to encourage you to ...

Investment companies roundup – January 2019

Investment companies roundup – January 2019

QuotedData’s investment companies roundup – January 2019 is our latest roundup of news; price, NAV and discount movements; flows in and out of the sector and report on full year dividends announced over the month of December 2018. Kindly sponsored by Baillie Gifford. Extract from money raised and returned in December The ...

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Spotify looks to the stars with Horoscope playlists

Streaming service Spotify  has teamed up with astrologist Chani Nicholas to create a series of ‘cosmic playlists’ based on the twelve signs of the zodiac. The playlists are currently only available in the US but a wider roll-out is expected. You can check out this month's star sign playlist - ...

Bojo proves we are simply switching control from Europe to Eton

Bojo proves we are simply switching control from Europe to Eton

So much of the European Union referendum was about “taking back control”. Today, now fallacies around money for the NHS, economic freedom and immigration have been cast aside it is one of the few arguments Brexiteers have left in their armoury when defending their rationale for voting out. But if ...

AeroMexico use ‘DNA Discount’ to troll anti-Mexican sentiment in US

AeroMexico use ‘DNA Discount’ to troll anti-Mexican sentiment in US

AeroMexico has launched "DNA discounts" as part of a marketing push trolling anti-Mexican sentiment in the US. The airline took to the American Deep South to interview resident's on their attitudes towards travelling to Mexico. Several interviewees expressed their dislike of the country, saying they have no interest in visiting. One ...

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NBA London Match Report: New York Knicks – Washington Wizards

An exhilarating spectacle, The O2 Arena hosted NBA London’s ninth regular season matchup last night (17th January). The Washington Wizards narrowly beat the New York Knicks with a 101-100 victory on their first visit to London (the Knicks’ third, having defeated Detroit Pistons in 2013 and lost to Milwaukee Bucks ...

Theatre Review: An Enemy of the People, Union Theatre

Theatre Review: An Enemy of the People, Union Theatre

“The Left has become totally unhinged. They no longer care what is Right for our Countrty!”, Donald Trump tweeted just hours before a Thursday night performance of Arthur Miller’s stage adaption of An Enemy Of The People, currently showing for the first time over 30 years at the Union Theatre ...

Film Review: Beautiful Boy

Film Review: Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is an affecting drama about a father coping with his son’s drug addiction that is equally intriguing as it is frustrating. It stars Steve Carrell as David Sheff, a successful journalist living in rural California. His son Nic (Timothée Chalamet) is a seemingly normal teenager who is getting ready to go to university but ...

Saving Costs When You Are Trading in a Big City

Saving Costs When You Are Trading in a Big City

If your business is based in a big city such as London, the overheads will naturally be very expensive. Property costs alone will cost you a fortune and that does not account for parking or commuting to get to your office. For some businesses, being in a big city is ...

The Impact of Providing Opportunities for the UK’s Youth

The Impact of Providing Opportunities for the UK’s Youth

It can be easier than you think for a young person to become involved in a gang, especially in some areas of the capital where gangs appear to rule the estates. Sometimes children can become victims of gang crime simply from being in the wrong place at the wrong time. ...

Current three favourites for the 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup

Current three favourites for the 2019 Cheltenham Gold Cup

Every horse racing fan is eagerly awaiting the next edition of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, which ranks among the sport’s best races. It features on the final day of Cheltenham Festival, where the most successful steeplechase horses are entered against each other to find the ultimate nag from all in contention. ...