Day: 18 April 2019

East London Liquor Company Barbican London Dry Gin

Spirit of the Week: East London Liquor Company Barbican London Dry Gin

Inspired by the building’s brutalist architecture, East London Liquor Company has launched Barbican London Dry Gin, a new collaboration featuring a Barbican-designed label and new bottle. Exclusively available from the Barbican Shop (at the Barbican Centre) and the Barbican’s Martini Bar, East London Liquor Company’s repackaged flagship, award-winning London Dry ...

Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income – Income objective exceeded

Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income – Income objective exceeded

Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income (JEFI) has outperformed the average of competing listed emerging markets funds since launch (see page 14). In 2018, JEFI’s exposure to smaller and medium-sized companies and frontier markets acted as a drag on performance, relative to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the index that JEFI ...

Richard Dawkins nails Brexit, again

Richard Dawkins nails Brexit, again

Richard Dawkins has discredited the notion that Brexiteers are giving the “British people what they want” in a scathing tweet. The evolutionary biologist and writer said: “Have you noticed how the very people who keep telling us what we want are the most reluctant to actually find out what we ...

Investment companies review – First Quarter of 2019

Investment companies review – First Quarter of 2019

Through the first quarter of 2019, global equities largely clawed back the losses suffered over the final weeks of 2018. How much longer this ten-year bull market can sustain itself is the subject of much debate. US interest rate rises have stalled, reflecting growing cautiousness. Elsewhere, many of the headwinds ...

Wine of the Week: Maison Bruno Paillard Dosage: Zéro

Wine of the Week: Maison Bruno Paillard Dosage: Zéro

The Bank Holiday is here and following a prolonged absence the sun is out, gardenware is being dusted off and there’s a noticeable feel-good factor in the air as millions of Brits across the country prepare for a long weekend off work. This evening cellars will undoubtedly be filled with ...

Britain First leader Paul Golding has been arrested

Facebook bans prominent British far right figures ‘who spread hate’

Facebook has announced that it is banning some of the most prolific British far-right figures from its Facebook and Instagram platforms. The move comes after the world’s biggest social media firm said it would tackle the spread of white nationalism and supremacist content on its networks following the Christchurch mosque ...

Economic roundup – April 2019

Economic roundup – April 2019

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 buy or sell any of ...

Named: The household brands that are contributing to 1 football pitch of rainforest being lost every 25 seconds

Half of England is owned by less than 1% of its population

Just 25,000 landowners – typically members of the aristocracy and corporations – have control of half of the country, according to new data shared with the Guardian. The findings show that owners such as the Duke of Buccleuch, the Queen, several large grouse moor estates and the entrepreneur James Dyson ...

Thousands of kids are having naked selfies posted online every DAY

The UK “Porn Ban” – what do you need to know?

While the Internet undoubtedly offers innumerable benefits to our society, it also has the potential to cause huge issues. Key amongst these is the possibility of minors stumbling across material – such as pornography – which studies show can be damaging to young people’s mental health. The NSPCC, for example, recently cited widespread ...

Travel Applications to Download When Leaving London

Travel Applications to Download When Leaving London

If you are planning a holiday out of the city or perhaps you are touring the foreign lands of the world, you will need to ensure you are fully equipped to take on adventure and enjoy your trip without any hiccups. For those travelling far out of London, you may ...

Fussy kids refusing to eat two meals a week

Fussy kids refusing to eat two meals a week

Fussy kids will refuse to eat two meals a week, while two more are thrown away practically untouched. A survey of 2,000 parents of kids aged four to 16 found three in five consider their child a 'fussy eater'. The research by the UK’s leading meal kit company, HelloFresh UK, ...

5 ways Publishers can make the most of RTB

5 ways Publishers can make the most of RTB

As we are facing increasing amount of data going through media area, it becomes important for advertisers to understand how to use the opportunity they were lucky to get as much as possible. Traditional advertising, as any other approach, has its pros and cons. One should understand that it is ...

The Devastating Effects of Water Scarcity on Nature and Humanity

The Devastating Effects of Water Scarcity on Nature and Humanity

The Magna Imperio System for desalinating water is growing in importance around the world as global leaders are seeking new efficient and ecologically impressive ways of cleaning up drinking supplies. “Our Electrochemical Nano Diffusion, or END(R) technology, is based on groundbreaking electrochemical cell research I conducted before and during my ...