Carla Morris, financial planner at Brewin Dolphin, said: ‘This will come as a surprise to many. If the new tax rules come into effect, people could have to get extra jobs or work longer than expected to replace the income they thought they would get at 55. It is important for everyone to be aware.’ … [Read more...] about Millions of savers could have to wait another TWO YEARS to dip into their pensions under amid controversial Treasury plans to raise age for cashing in to 57
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I kicked up a fuss in 2013, demanding that the Met adopt a stricter definition of domestic extremism, only applying it to those involved in terrorism or serious crime. I was told that thousands of files were then deleted from the database in accordance with the new definition. I have no problem with my file being part of a general clear-out as the Met claims, but Williams alleges this was fast-tracked five days after I met managers of the domestic extremism unit in 2014 and told them I would send an updated request for my file. … [Read more...] about When police can spy on innocent people like me, we’re in the age of thought crime
The man who stepped out of his father's shadow Ebola outbreak in five graphics The divisive aftermath of DR Congo poll DR Congo profile The Congolese NGO Observatory of Public Spending criticised the way the bidding process for contracts was handled. … [Read more...] about Has Felix Tshisekedi tackled DR Congo’s six biggest problems?
The Duke of Sussex (left) speaks to a panel at the event in Amsterdam last September including Booking.com chair Gillian Tans, SkyScanner chief Bryan Dove, Ctrip boss Jane Sun, TripAdvisor hotels president Kanika Soni and Suzan Kereere, Visa's chief of merchant sales … [Read more...] about Prince Harry’s last hurrah: Duke arrives in Edinburgh (by train) for sustainable travel conference after flying back from Canada to begin his last round of engagements as a working royal
It is also forecast that the work, taken wing by wing, beginning with the front of the London landmark after essential works are completed in the first two years, will reduce the palace's carbon footprint by 40 per cent in the future. … [Read more...] about Inside Buckingham Palace’s £369m makeover: Royal Family shares an update on the work being carried out in the palace’s East Wing as they uncover cigarette packs dating back to its last refurbishment in the 1950s