Vandalised cemetery so degraded that decomposing limb seen sticking out of grave
A once respected and well-kept cemetery in South London has been targeted by vandals and left in a degraded state. Recent photos showed a crypt on the grounds saturated in pigeon droppings with the covering left open so that the limb of a dead body stuck out. The cemetery in West Norwood is home to […]
OIO forces wealthy foreign investors to sell boutique Karaka Point Vineyard for huge loss
Wealthy foreign investors have been forced to offload a boutique vineyard and lodge at a huge loss after failing to meet strict Overseas Investment Office (OIO) rules. Chinese company Xindongyue Group NZ Ltd was granted consent to purchase Karaka Point Vineyard and Lodge for $2.99 million in 2014. It promised to grow production and export […]
Low rates, warming housing market – is it deja vu for Bank of Canada’s Stephen Poloz?
By Fergal Smith and Kelsey Johnson TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz looks ready to end his term where he began, setting interest rates near historic lows to support the broader economy at the risk of stoking higher prices in a housing market that is heating up. Following the Federal Reserve, the […]