COMPANY NEWS IN BRIEF
Thursday 23 February 1995
Leslie Wise, the textile merchants, achieved £2.9m (£2.5m) pre-tax profits in year to 30 November. EPS 5.56p (4.74p). Total dividend 4.25p (4p).
Oliver Group, footwear retailer, leapt to £1.6m (£244,000) pre-tax profit for year ended 31 December. EPS 6.05p (1.49p). Total dividend is 1p.
Frank Usher, the dress maker, increased pre-tax profits to £11.5m (£9.2m) in six months to 30 November. EPS 9.9p (6p). Dividend is 3.5p (2.5p).
Easter egg hunt horror as mother finds dead body under deck of house
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Wreckage could be found within a week as search reaches 'very critical juncture', says minister
South Korea ferry disaster: Released transcripts show chaos and confusion in the moments before ferry sinks
Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 1 Easter egg hunt horror as mother finds dead body under deck of house
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Unbeliebable: The White House offer 'no comment' to anti-Justin Bieber petition
- 4 Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps?
- 5 How We Met: Alison Moyet & Emma Kennedy: 'I knew we'd be friends because she was happy to make a prat of herself'
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