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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
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Finance > State Pension changes April 2016

International cases and the new State Pension

The State Pension is an important income that you could be eligible to receive when you reach State Pension age.

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25th May 2016
James Hester
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Health > General Health

Better sleep routines

Modern life along with work stress and diet can inhibit your ability to get a good night's sleep. Here are some tips to ensure a much needed restful night.

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24th May 2016
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Health > Eye health in later life

10 ways to super eye health this summer

Eyes and vision change as we age and the summer's dry weather and increased pollen levels can lead to irritation. Here are some tips to keep your eyes tip top...

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23rd May 2016
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What's on > Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Laurence Green is disappointed by a modern retelling of Shakepseare's classic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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23rd May 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Film

Our Kind of Traitor

John Le Carre's Our Kind of Traitor is adapted for the big screen in this engrossing tale money laudering and political corruption. Laurence Green reviews.

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23rd May 2016
Laurence Green
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News

If music be the food of love, play on

Take a romp through the decades with SunLife's nostalgic jukebox featuring artists such as Johnny Cash, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, David Bowie.

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20th May 2016
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Finance > Tax

The Politics of Inheritance Tax

Why do we spend years being financially astute and then fail to plan for death and the burden of Inheritance Tax?

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19th May 2016
Steve Wanless
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Finance > Property

Future Prophesies

What are the financial implications of Brexit on your savings and future financial security. Steve Wanlessof WWFP seeks out the answers.

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19th May 2016
Steve Wanless
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What's on > Theatre

Funny Girl

Sheridan Smith triumphantly reinvents Fanny Brice in this storming new version of Funny Girl. Writes Laurence Green.

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12th May 2016
Laurence Green
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What's on > Theatre

Guys and Dolls

Laurence Green finds a revival to relish in a new production of Guys and Dolls at the Phoenix Theatre.

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12th May 2016
Gareth Hargreaves
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Travel > Around The UK

Best UK camping holiday destinations for 2016

With summer on the way, Peter Cue offers his pick of the best campsites in the UK.

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10th May 2016
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Home & Lifestyle > Dating

Dating disaster prevention tips for men

Behaviours that turn women off; have things changed since you last went on a date? Manj Weerasekera identifies some common pitfalls.

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10th May 2016
Manj Weerasekera
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Health > Nutrition

Benefits of Vitamin D supplements shown in new study

New research suggests Vitamin D has positive health benefits for people with chronic heart conditions.

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10th May 2016
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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