The Oddest Place Names in the UK: Chart

There are weird place names in almost every country. Each name has an interesting story behind it. Below are few examples of strange names of places in the US: City – State Truth or Consequences – New Mexico Concrete – Washington Hurt – Virginia Cut and Shoot  – Texas Climax – Michigan China – Texas …

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Easyjet and Carnival To Drop From The FTSE 100 Index

UK-based discount airline Easyjet PLC (LON: EZJ.L and US  OTC: ESYJY) and cruise company Carnival PLC (LON: CCL.L and US NYSE: CUK)  will drop from the FTSE 100 Index on June 19, according to a press release by FTSE Russell. This is a followup post to an earlier today where I discussed about Lufthansa getting kicked out of DAX …

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Promise of Too Many “Free” Things May Have Doomed Britain’s Labor Party

The Conservatives are projected to win UK’s election yesterday. Fears of Labor Party revival has been laid to rest. There are many reasons why Labor lost this election. But one reason that stood out is the promise of too many freebies to the general public. Britain has been a nanny state for many years now. …

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