surinenglish

13:31

THE BIGGER PICTURE

REITs - an alternative to 'bricks and mortar'

Unlike direct ownership, the intrinsic value of the REIT comes from dividends, as well as incremental earnings growth of the underlying companies

JEREMY BLATCH

13:20

THE BOTTOM LINE

What planet are they on?

The planned new planetarium, a place of infinite universal aspirations, will have to sit next to such disposable neighbours

NEIL HESKETH

13:19

THE MUSIC MAKER

You go boss

Being told what to do by people who have no business doing so is enough to make your blood boil

Peter Edgerton

13:18

THE EURO ZONE

Reforming the reforms

It's now less easy for companies to fire workers for taking sick leave and means that employees no longer have to fear for their jobs if they become unwell

Mark Nayler

13:17

food & drink

Trade wars are good, according to Trump

The increase on import tariffs for wine will actually have a devastating effect on the thousands of small drinks distributors scattered around the US

ANDREW J. LINN

15:27

food & drink

A singular dilemma

Eat alone or with strangers?

ANDREW J. LINN

15:25

THE EURO ZONE

Keeping everyone happy

If there's one skill that's going to be key for members of Pedro Sánchez's new leftist government, it's negotiation

Mark Nayler

15:24

THE MUSIC MAKER

Chakra can't

These energy points in our bodies, which some religions say govern our natural equilibrium and wellbeing, should be balanced and clear and aligned if we are to live a fulfilled and fulfilling life - I'd say quite the opposite is true

Peter Edgerton

15:23

THE BOTTOM LINE

Subtle differences

In an age when fact and opinion are continually being mixed up, it is essential that credible publications make the difference clear

Rachel Haynes

19:15

Tourism virus

The Wuhan coronavirus crisis is only the first spanner to affect the works of the tourism sector this year

Pilar Martínez

19:13

Teenage Man Club

This week's risible political antics in the United States are only the latest in a litany of petulant displays by people who, one would have hoped given their position, might have been in possession of little more class and decorum

Peter Edgerton

19:12

THE EURO ZONE

Take my advice

There is no shortage of figures and institutions queuing up to tell Sánchez and Iglesias how to go about increasing Spain's productivity and competitiveness

Mark Nayler

19:10

food & drink

Low seasons

In this world of fastidious foodies and wine snobs, undoubtedly there are idiots of all types

ANDREW J. LINN

19:09

PET CARE

Keeping them warm

Cats and dogs should have their own baskets, away from draughts

ERNY HARRISON