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People who hold off receiving their state pension when they become eligible for the cash could be thousands of pounds better off in their retirement, experts claim. The state pension this week incre… [+8317 chars]
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9.30am: UK government to bring down costs of COVID-19 tests for internatio… [+10119 chars]
By Kevin PeacheyPersonal finance correspondent, BBC News The extension of the stamp duty holiday put a "spring in the step" of home movers in March, according to the UK's biggest mortgage lender. T… [+2257 chars]
Asos has more than tripled first-half profits to a record £106m as the online retailer continues to benefit from the pandemic. The fashion and beauty seller also said it was likely to make £30m more… [+2802 chars]
Millions of Americans are currently receiving coronavirus vaccinations as the U.S. works to restore some sense of normalcy from the pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent… [+9508 chars]
A pub landlord who spent £50,000 on a chalet for food has been told it breaks Covid rules, just days before boozers can start pouring pints again. Jason Kalen runs The Marlborough in Wiltshire and f… [+2346 chars]
More than 5,000 women receiving pensions of just over £1 a week could be owed sums similar to a small lottery win of £45,000, an expert said yesterday. The Government is currently sending out thousa… [+2289 chars]
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THE relaxation of lockdown restrictions in Wales is being accelerated - meaning gyms and leisure centres will be able to re-open earlier than planned - as Covid-19 infections continue to fall, Mark D… [+2925 chars]
AstraZeneca has agreed that almost all the Covid vaccine doses made in the Netherlands over which the UK has made a claim will stay in the EU, as Brussels vaccine tsar said Europe was now on track fo… [+4555 chars]
Soutik BiswasIndia correspondent image captionMany vaccination centres have shut down in Mumbai, one of the worst-hit cities For the past two days, Sanjay Kumar has been trying to get himself and h… [+7788 chars]
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By Fran Golden (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a rare glimmer of hope for the cruise industry this week, with the agency saying in a statement to Bloomberg … [+7686 chars]
By Shane HarrisonBBC News Dublin Correspondent image captionPeople travelling from over 30 countries must undergo mandatory hotel quarantine at their own cost The Irish health authorities have said… [+1126 chars]
Defer your state pension payments and make thousands more, experts say - This is Money
This is Money - Apr 9, 2021
People who hold off receiving their state pension when they become eligible for the cash could be thousands of pounds better off in their retirement, experts claim. The state pension this week incre…
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