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New state pension age: As we’re all told to work longer, when will you be able to retire?
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New state pension age: As we’re all told to work longer, when will you be able to retire?

A fresh state pension rise is now due to happen between 2037 and 2039, after the Government accepted the recommendation of ex-Confederation of British Industry boss John Cridland, who carried out an official review of future state pension age increases.…

CITY DIARY: The Axe man cometh for Panmure Gordon staff following Bob Diamond takeover
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CITY DIARY: The Axe man cometh for Panmure Gordon staff following Bob Diamond takeover

Role model: Panmure’s new boss is a palm greasing protege of Bob Diamond (pictured

Staff at brokers Panmure Gordon, now controlled by Bob Diamond’s African-focused vehicle Atlas Merchant Capital, nervously await the arrival of new chief executive Ian Axe on …

Twitter Users Blocked by Trump File Lawsuit
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Twitter Users Blocked by Trump File Lawsuit

WASHINGTON — A group of Twitter users blocked by President Trump sued him and two top White House aides on Tuesday, arguing that his account amounts to a public forum that he, as a government official, cannot bar people from.…

Heat waive Chris Bosh after he missed entire 2016-17 season with illness
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Heat waive Chris Bosh after he missed entire 2016-17 season with illness

The Miami Heat officially waived 11-time All-Star power forward Chris Bosh, the team announced on Monday. Bosh missed the entire 2016-17 season after NBA doctors ruled him medically ineligible to play basketball due to recurring bouts with blood clots.

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Thousands of auto jobs in jeopardy as U.K. faces Brexit
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Thousands of auto jobs in jeopardy as U.K. faces Brexit

Theresa May: Brexit is for real

Prime Minister Theresa May believes leaving the European Union is a chance to reverse decades of industrial decline in Britain.

But with formal Brexit negotiations about to begin, the foundations of one key manufacturing …

SpaceX scrubs Sunday launch attempt with Intelsat relay satellite
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SpaceX scrubs Sunday launch attempt with Intelsat relay satellite

A computer-triggered abort halted the countdown of a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, pushing back the next mission in SpaceX’s launch surge until at least Monday.

The 229-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket was counting down …

9 Surprising Perks (and Some Drawbacks) of Paperless Billing
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9 Surprising Perks (and Some Drawbacks) of Paperless Billing

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Back in 2001, paperless billing was still in its infancy, and I was a recent college graduate who was just getting started in the adult world. At the time, my car insurance provider offered me a discount if I …

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ alum says show is not a ‘big old sex factory’
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‘Bachelor in Paradise’ alum says show is not a ‘big old sex factory’

‘The Bachelor’ franchise: For love and money

Daniel Maguire wants the world to know that appearing on "Bachelor in Paradise" is not as wild as many imagine it to be.

"Basically I tell people you are just hanging on the …

Pakistani cricketer, 33, is JAILED for ‘misleading’ a judge over a false job contract despite previously walking free after beating his wife with a bat
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Pakistani cricketer, 33, is JAILED for ‘misleading’ a judge over a false job contract despite previously walking free after beating his wife with a bat

Mustafa Bashir at Manchester Crown Court. He has been jailed for 18 months

A man has been jailed after he ‘fundamentally misled’ a judge, by telling him he would miss out on a professional cricketing contract if he was locked …

Car insurance bills rocket 9% in 12 months – rising FOUR times faster than the rate of inflation
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Car insurance bills rocket 9% in 12 months – rising FOUR times faster than the rate of inflation

Car insurance premiums have risen 9.4 per cent in the 12 months to February and now sit at an average price of £661.

Tax increases along with a change to the way personal injury claims are calculated mean further increases …