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Finance

Euro Turmoil: What To Do If You Are Close To Retirement

It is a bad time if you are approaching retirement because there are a lot of storm clouds brewing and the water is already fairly choppy. My Dad asked me should he cash in his pensions “Before This Bloody Euro Goes Bust”?

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10th Jun 2012
Alan Higham
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Travel

Travelstyle Tours Offer Free Coach Holidays

Coach tour operator are asking people to comment on their blog for the chance to win a UK or European holiday.

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25th May 2012
James Hubbard
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Home & Lifestyle > Relationships

Equality meant more divorce

Equality of women definitely changed marriage, and led to more divorces, but is that a bad thing? In my interviews of over 30 women and a few men of 75 years and over I found that even though they thought that marriage was better in their day, all the women believed equality was only right. The book, Give and Take with a Capital G & T is an amazing insight into war time marriages - some of which were happy and some of which were horrendous.

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23rd Apr 2012
Frances Ive
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Travel > World Wide

World Leaders Today Not Like ResterYears

The world leaders today not of the calibre of the leaders in the early nineties, What has lead to some world leaders being less than the order of office, what kind of character are they today compared to yesteryear,

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21st Apr 2012
Keith Goodall
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Health > Women's Health

What exactly is a healthy lifestyle?

People who have a healthy lifestyle often overlook emotional factors in their lives. You can believe that you are living healthily by eating good food and exercising hard, but if your emotional life is causing you pain you might not be nurturing yourself. Frances Ive is a health journalist and editor of Healthy Soul.

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16th Apr 2012
Frances Ive
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Finance

My retirement = prison

Pension gone? Retirement fund stolen? Cost of health benefits unaffordable? Consider the retirement plan I’ve decided on for my future: Prison.

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5th Apr 2012
Heather McPhaul
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Health > Alternative Health

Create your own yoga space

How to start you spring workout without having to venture to the gym

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29th Mar 2012
Rebecca Norris
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Travel > Europe

Thinking of a ski break with the family this Easter?

The Easter break offers a final opportunity to indulge in a family ski holiday with children and grandchildren outside of term time. However, as the season presses on, not all resorts offer great snow cover, so you need to pick wisely to ensure you’re not disappointed.

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29th Mar 2012
Laura Wilkins
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Home & Lifestyle

2012 European Year of Active Ageing

Do we really need the Eurocrats to explain how we should go about ageing? I've managed perfectly well for 67 years, thank you very much.

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16th Mar 2012
Anthony Page
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What's on > Theatre

Jackie Mason "Fearless"

Jackie Mason - end of an era?

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4th Mar 2012
Tony Kirwood
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Health

Did drink destroy the Soviet Union?

To a degree, but the whole system was broken

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23rd Feb 2012
Alexander Hay
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David Hockney at the Royal Academy

Mixed reviews have greeted the much-heralded David Hockney: A Bigger Picture at the Royal Academy, London but it is a show that deserves to be seen.

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21st Jan 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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What's on > Film

The Artist

Does this retro black and white silent movie live up to the hype?

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21st Jan 2012
Tony Kirwood
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

How Does Our Underwear Priorities Change With Age?

I ask the question of "How Do Our Underwear Priorities Change With Age?" ...

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18th Jan 2012
Jessica Fowler
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Home & Lifestyle > Home Improvements

What to do with your new spare room

They’ve gone! The kids are finally off to university or into the world of work. The important thing is they no longer live in your house, eat your food and generally make the place look untidy. You could spend your time feeling sad and getting philosophical about how it only seems like yesterday that they were babies. Alternatively you could take the much healthier and happier option of deciding what to do with that spare room.

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23rd Dec 2011
Eshe Brown
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Russell Grant's 'Strictly' blog - Monday 28 November

The show goes from strength to strength and I'm even starting rehearsals for the Christmas special - that'll be one not to miss!

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28th Nov 2011
Russell Grant
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Travel > Europe

Holiday or Permanent Living on the Costa Blanca, Spain

We have just returned from a lovely over 55's resort near Benidorm that offers superb accommodation, fine food, excellent facilities and entertainment, a full social life and 24/7 medical cover. Ciudad Patricia.

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18th Nov 2011
Tony Carter
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What's on

Ten things you didn't know about... Cats

Meow-mrrow-mrrrr-mew cheezburger

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1st Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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What's on

Age discrimination in football

Arsenal make their worst start to a season in more than 20 years and suddenly all the talk is that Arsene Wenger is past it.

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31st Aug 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Finance

No more paying for credit reports!

Great news! Brits who sign up to the Noddle, the new service from CallCredit, will be able to view their credit report whenever they like at no cost.

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24th Aug 2011
Laura Wilkins
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Finance > News & Views

Free newspapers and magazines

Do you mind them?

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18th Aug 2011
Beverley Cooper-Chambers
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Finance

Solar Power - High returns with low risk!

Offers a smart and ethical investment

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11th Aug 2011
SunnyBritain
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Health > General Health

Presbyopia – what is it and how do we overcome it?

Like grey hair and wrinkles, presbyopia is a sure sign of aging — the word literally means, "aged eyes". People usually notice the condition at around age 45, when they realise that they need to hold reading materials further away in order to focus on them. Presbyopia is a natural part of the aging process and it affects everyone.

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4th Aug 2011
GetLenses
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Travel

My life in the Swedish Arctic

Summer in the Arctic.

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2nd Aug 2011
Nigel Mayne
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Travel

Living in the Swedish Arctic

My life in the Arctic

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29th Jul 2011
Nigel Mayne
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Travel

Getting to the airport – what’s the faff factor?

For anyone looking for an easy journey, here’s a guide to the benefits versus the ‘faff factor’ of getting to the airport.

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28th Jul 2011
Eshe Brown
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Travel

Australia's Finest Opera Venues

Whilst Australia is famous for the iconic Sydney Opera House, it also houses many more fine opera venues across the country. Here I reveal some of Australia's most spectacular venues and the unmissable concerts that are coming up.

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22nd Jun 2011
Eshe Brown
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Travel

Cyprian mythology, Neolithic villages, Roman mosaics and exclusive resorts...

Cyprus for the history enthusiast...

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2nd Jun 2011
Eshe Brown
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What's on

Don´t be a Saga lout, take a gap year!

gap years are not exclusively for teenagers you can take one if you are a little older too.

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20th Apr 2011
Oliver Bray
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Home & Lifestyle > Fashion

Male Underwear, Briefs and Boxers

Today, fashion as much as comfort affects our choice of male underwear. We not only want to feel comfortable, we want to look our best. In addition to these considerations we require support for our workouts and sporting activities.

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15th Apr 2011
Mark Steven


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