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Health

7 ways to combat inflammation

Joint and muscle inflammation are common in later life, but there are many simple measures you can take to prevent it occurring

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30th Jun 2016
50connect editorial
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Food & Drink

Colourful summer cocktails

So long, EU. Farewell Euro 2016. Sit down, put your feet up and enjoy the rest of the summer with a few drinks ideas from 50connect.

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28th Jun 2016
50connect editorial
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The Go-Between

Michael Crawford returns to the West End in The Go-Between, an elegant chamber musical that masterfully conveys all the anguish of lost love and lost innocence.

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27th Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Film

Ma Ma

Penelope Cruz is excellent in Ma Ma, a sad, memorable movie about living with a terminal illness.

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27th Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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Finance

Brexit: Don’t panic, think long term

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union but don't rush to make rash decisions about your finances

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24th Jun 2016
Steve Wanless
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Travel

Discovering the endless pleasures of Cruising

Diane Priestley takes a luxurious Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona to Naples aboard the majestic Norwegian Epic.

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23rd Jun 2016
Diane Priestley
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What's on > Theatre

The Taming of the Shrew

A stingingly provocative production, then, that marks a triumph in the Globe's Shakespearean repertoire, writes Laurence Green.

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22nd Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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The Invisible Hand

Laurence Green finds The Invisible Hand, a taut, tense play that explores the twisted relationship between money, morality and politics.

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22nd Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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Finance > Pensions

The pensionable age

Steve Wanless considers the no-nonsense view on pensions of the chief economist of the Bank of England, Andy Haldane.

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16th Jun 2016
Steve Wanless
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Finance > Savings & Banking

Banking on the future

Are you better off now than before the banking crisis of 2008 that started the worst recession since the Great Depression?

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16th Jun 2016
Steve Wanless
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Sunset at the Villa Thalia

Economic migration, gentrification and cultural appropriation are the topical themes explored by Alexi Kaye Campbell in his new play Sunset at the Villa Thalia (Dorfman Theatre at the National), directed by Simon Godwin.

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16th Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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The Threepenny Opera

Laurence Green falls for the timeless appeal of Brecht's bawdy The Threepenny Opera in this vivid and darkly comic new production.

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7th Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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Running Wild

Laurence Green finds Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild a brilliant family story of love, loss, loyalty and living in the moment.

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3rd Jun 2016
Laurence Green
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You're old, deal with it!

Old people doing exciting things on TV. How very dare they!

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1st Jun 2016
50connect editorial
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Travel

The Levin Hotel London

Planning a break in London? Try the luxurious boutique Levin Hotel in Knightsbridge.

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1st Jun 2016
David Powell
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Finance > News & Views

Brexit and Pensions

What is the likely impact of Brexit on pensions and savings? Tom McPhail explains.

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1st Jun 2016
50connect editorial
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Finance > Property

Retirement apartments: move with ease at Churchill Retirement Living

Get the best advice for moving to a Churchill Retirement property with ease.

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27th May 2016
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Finance > News & Views

En garde! Contactless payment isn't trusted

Recent research has shown that nearly a third of shoppers refuse to use contactless cards. The older we are, the less we trust them!

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25th May 2016
Steve Wanless
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Travel > World Wide

Foreign fare

Jetting off to somewhere nice this summer? Healthspan Head of Nutrition Rob Hobson shows you how to make the most of healthy eating while you’re abroad

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25th May 2016
Rob Hobson
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Travel > Europe

Switzerland: Europe's art gallery

Taking the tilting train from Basel to Geneva, Michael Edwards discovers why Switzerland is an art and culture lovers’ paradise.

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25th May 2016
Michael Edwards
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

How has the State Pension changed?

Why planning your pension today will contribute to a more comfortable retirement tomorrow.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

How much State Pension will I get?

Understand your new State Pension amount and plan ahead for later life.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

How can I increase my State Pension?

Find out the four ways you can increase your State Pension.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

Will everyone get the same amount of State Pension?

The new State Pension doesn’t mean £155.65 for all – ask for a State Pension Statement to be sure.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

Why has the State Pension changed?

The new State Pension has been introduced for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

Will I get the old State Pension or the new one?

This depends on whether you were born before or on or after 6 April 1951 for men or 6 April 1953 for women.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

Why is the State Pension age changing?

Life expectancy in the UK is the highest it has ever been and the State Pension age is rising to keep pace with the extended time we will spend in retirement.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

Will I be able to get the State Pension through my partner?

The new State Pension has been introduced for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

I’ve been out of work as a parent or carer. Will I get a State Pension?

Find out how changes to the State Pension affect carers and parents.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

What happens to my State Pension when I die?

The new State Pension has been introduced for people who reach State Pension age on or after 6 April 2016.

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25th May 2016
James Hester