Stockbridge, Longstock and Leckford

in the TEST VALLEY BENEFICE

St Mary and Lych Gate
St Mary and Lych Gate
Parishes of Leckford, Longstock and Stockbridge are in vacancy.
Please contact churchwardens with any queries.
Dawn Williams.  Leckford 810724
Maddie Hedley. Longstock 810284
Geoff Cox. Stockbridge 810055
Pauline Webster. Stockbridge 810827  (all with code 01264)
emails:
Leckford: dawney542@btinternet.com
Longstock:
mjh723@btinternet.com
Stockbridge:
geoff@medlarcottage70.plus.com
pauline.webster@btconnect.com

Daily Financial Advice from Money Morning

A lesson from Japan: sometimes snap elections pay off

Theresa May can only watch and weep as her Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, basks in the glory from his thumping election victory, says John Stepek.
The post A lesson from Japan: sometimes snap elections pay off was first published on MoneyWeek.

Why former foreign secretary David Owen thinks the EU can’t stop a transition deal

Matthew Partridge talks to former foreign secretary David Owen, and finds him “absolutely convinced” that we need a two-year transition period when leaving the EU.
The post Why former foreign secretary David Owen thinks the EU can’t stop a transition deal was first published on MoneyWeek.

Progress still looks way off for Iran

Donald Trump’s threat to ditch the Iran nuclear deal could boost the country’s hardliners. But how does Iran’s political system and economy operate? Alex Rankine reports.
The post Progress still looks way off for Iran was first published on MoneyWeek.

The eurozone crisis is back

Just a few weeks ago, the outlook for the eurozone was better than it had been at any time since 2011. But political risk had not gone away, says Matthew Lynn. The continent is as unbalanced as it has ever been.
The post The eurozone crisis is back was first published on MoneyWeek.

China’s central bank boss gives it to us straight

To the astonishment of financial market observers, who aren’t used to this sort of honesty, China’s central bank boss warned against getting overoptimistic, for fear of a “Minsky moment”.
The post China’s central bank boss gives it to us straight was first published on MoneyWeek.

Who controls the levers of power?

Book review: The Square and the TowerNiall Ferguson argues in his new book that they reveal an underlying truth about both society and the economy.
The post Who controls the levers of power? was first published on MoneyWeek.

Book of the week: Democracy and oligarchs

Book review: The OligarchAn interesting spin on the topical issues of power and inequality in society.
The post Book of the week: Democracy and oligarchs was first published on MoneyWeek.

A useful guide to investing

Book review: Big Money Thinks SmallAn intelligent book on investing that will benefit the expert and the novice alike, says Matthew Partridge.
The post A useful guide to investing was first published on MoneyWeek.