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What's on > Theatre

Showboat

Showboat is brought vividly to life in this excellent new production. Do not miss it, writes Laurence Green.

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4th May 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Film

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep steals the show as the eponymous tone deaf songstress Florence Foster Jenkins. Laurence Green reviews.

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4th May 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Theatre

Cyprus Avenue

Stephen Rae stars in Cyprus Avenue a provocative drama about a man struggling with his past during 'the troubles' in Ireland. Laurence Green reviews.

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28th Apr 2016
Laurence Green
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Travel > Europe

The allure of Alicante

Michael Edwards flies off to the Costa Blanca and finds Alicante is just too good for a weekend break.

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28th Apr 2016
Michael Edwards
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Finance > Savings & Banking

Cracking the afterlife

Inheritance tax is unpopular. Nobody wants to pay tax on already taxed earnings, so how can you minimise your losses to IHT?

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28th Apr 2016
Steve Wanless
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia care - practical daily tips

We’re delighted to continue to have Mary Jordan as our regular Dementia Expert Contributor. This month, practical daily tips for dementia care.

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27th Apr 2016
Mary Jordan
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Finance > News & Views

The Pension Roundabout

Pensions may have taken a back seat at the Budget, but they are back in the news.

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26th Apr 2016
Steve Wanless
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Health

What support is available for Asbestos-related illnesses?

Alan Jolliffe looks at the legacy of asbestos and the options open to workers who think they may have an asbestos related illness.

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22nd Apr 2016
50connect editorial
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Home & Lifestyle > Pets

8 secrets your pets don’t tell you

Pets are easy to care for aren't they? But not all of our 'treats' are good for dogs and cats.

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21st Apr 2016
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Travel > Cruising

Chocs away

Travel editor David Powell takes a short cruise break on P&O’s Ventura with London-based chocolatier Paul A Young onboard!

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20th Apr 2016
David Powell
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What's on > Film

Bastille Day

Idris Elba stars in this taut, Paris-set thriller as a CIA agent who teams up with a pickpocket to foil a bomb plot. Laurence Green reviews for 50connect.

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19th Apr 2016
Laurence Green
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Finance

What is a Will Trust and why might you need one?

How to use Will Trusts to protect your share of jointly owned assets.

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13th Apr 2016
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What's on > Theatre

Sunset Boulevard

Laurence reviews Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Sunset Boulevard at London Coliseum, with Glenn Close reprising her Tony Award-winning role as Norma Desmond.

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7th Apr 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Film

Eddie the Eagle

Charming, fun-filled, feel-good movie charting the rise and rise of Olympic ski jump hopeful Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards. Reviewed by Laurence Green.

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4th Apr 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on

The best National Trust gardens to visit this spring

Enjoy the longer days and warmer weather with 50connect's guide to the best National Trust gardens to visit this spring.

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30th Mar 2016
Gareth Hargreaves
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What's on > Film

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Big-budget action blockbuster that heralds a new chapter in the DC comics superhero franchise.

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29th Mar 2016
50connect editorial
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Travel > Around The UK

Last-minute Easter breaks

Treat yourself to a short Easter getaway with this top 10 last-minute UK escapes.

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24th Mar 2016
50connect editorial
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Motoring > News & Views

Around the world in a Ford Model Model T

Centenarian Ford Model T clocks up 50,000 on global journeys for charities

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23rd Mar 2016
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Health > Dementia care & awareness

Dementia for carers

Mary Jordan, our dementia expert, cautions carers against imposing what they think is best for the person they care for.

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23rd Mar 2016
Mary Jordan
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What's on > Theatre

Motown the Musical

Laurence Green finds an energetic, relentlessly feel good musical in Charles Rudolph-Wright's Motown the Musical.

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22nd Mar 2016
Laurence Green
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Finance

Playing fair

Steve Wanless finds British Summer Time has a greater effect on our blood pressure than pension warnings or The Budget.

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22nd Mar 2016
Steve Wanless
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Finance > News & Views

Britain’s over 65s feel financially secure

75% of those working past 65 do so because don’t want to give up work yet, says survey.

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21st Mar 2016
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Finance > News & Views

So you have a Will in place, but could an LPA be more important?

Only 7% of Britons have their affairs in order. So what happens if you are unable through illness to make decisions about your estate? Lakshmi Turner explains.

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21st Mar 2016
Lakshmi Turner
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Finance > News & Views

Protect us from charity

Steve Wanless looks at how some charities have a hidden agenda when offering a helping hand

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21st Mar 2016
Steve Wanless
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Finance > News & Views

What can the UK learn from the best global pension provisions?

The Melbourne Mercer Global Index has determined which countries have the best pension systems for their residents.

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21st Mar 2016
50connect editorial
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Finance > Pensions

Necessity of retirement planning

Are you confident your pension pot will last you 30 years of retirement? Steve Wanless cautions against complacency.

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21st Mar 2016
Steve Wanless
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Health > Men's Health

What is Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome?

If your partner has lost interest in sex, he may be suffering the effects of TDS. But what is it and how can you help him?

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21st Mar 2016
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Food & Drink

Roasted butternut squash with garlic and red lentil soup

Rob Hobson, author of The Detox Kitchen Bible, invites you to savour a deliciously warming and healthy souper soup.

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21st Mar 2016
Rob Hobson
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Finance > News & Views

Going beyond face value

The early months of 2016 are going to be a busy time for those seeking financial advice.

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21st Mar 2016
Steve Wanless
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Food & Drink > Recipes

Sweet chilli beetroot and potato mash served with steak

Treat your significant other to a Valentine's dinner to remember with this delicious sweet chilli beetroot and potato mash served with steak

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21st Mar 2016
50connect editorial