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Society & PoliticsMore work needed says ILC
International Longevity Centre pushes Work and Pensions Committee push further that the establishment of an Independent Pension CommissionRead More 0
Society & PoliticsRetirement leads to a more active social life, study finds
Research has uncovered a picture of people in England in the years after retirement, revealing that older peoples’ social lives become more active when they retire.Read More 0
Society & PoliticsImmigrants bolster UK economy ... but are unwelcome
How governmental spin and media hyperbole undermines the essential contribution foreign workers make to the UK economyRead More 0
Society & PoliticsThink Tank warning of future pensioner poverty
Future generations of pensioners face a bleak future unless Government addresses the long term challenges of working age poverty, argues the International Longevity Centre – UK (ILC-UK).Read More 0
Society & PoliticsAlcoholics aren't anonymous
Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy was an outstanding politician and campaigner who fought addiction and lostRead More 0
Laurence Green enjoys a summer’s evening performance of the JM Barrie classic at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.Read More 0
A bleak vision of a society gone to pot is part thriller, part bad dream. Performed, with no dialogue, by a superb deaf cast, this is an uncomfortable but long-memorable feature says Laurence Gree...Read More 0
Laurence Green takes in an ambitious contemporary reworking of Bizet's opera but, for all its promise, finds it to be resolutely uninvolving.Read More 0
EntertainmentThe Merchant of Venice
Laurence Green watches an absorbing production of The Merchant of Venice with Jonathan Pryce in magnetic form as the money lender Shylock.Read More 0
EntertainmentRush - James Hunt versus Nikki Lauda
Big screen dramatisation of the rivalry between Formula One racing drivers James Hunt and Nikki LaudaRead More 0
Health & WellbeingFive-year 'death test' for older adults launched online
NHS Choices Behind the Headlines news analysis service examines the science behind newspaper claims that scientists can predict whether you'll live to 2020.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingCannabis-extract pills 'not effective' for dementia symptoms
NHS Choices 'Behind the Headlines' news service examines the science behind claims that cannabis pills could help people with dementia.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingDiet, exercise and brain training may help keep the mind 'sharp'
NHS Choices Behind the Headlines service exaimines the science behind recent claims that an active lifestyle and healthy diet can stave off dementia.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingMedia dementia scare over hay fever and sleep drugs
NHS Choices 'Behind the Headlines' services questions the evidence behind media claims that hay faver and sleep drugs increase the risk of developing dementia.Read More 0
Health & WellbeingHow to add life to your life!
I've found the solution to insomnia and discovered the pleasures of a nocturnal cup of tea, reading and box set DVDs.Read More 0
Home & Leisure10 step guide to retiring abroad
Escaping to a place in the sun is the retirement idyll that many of us dream of - but before dream can become reality there are plaenty of things to consider.Read More 0
Home & LeisureDon't fall for the Scareware threat
Browser hijackers and fake virus warnings are becoming more and more common, but how do you protect yourself?Read More 0
Home & LeisureWindows phone - a leap forward for older phone users
After testing many handsets aimed at older people, we found the Nokia Lumia 800 a real step in the right direction as an age-neutral phone.Read More 0
Home & LeisureBlooming beautiful
Looking for a pleasant escape from the city? Visit this exquisite lavender field in Surrey!Read More 0
Home & LeisureFoxed again
Despite the media furore, urban foxes continue to win both new ground and the PR warRead More 0
Money & FinanceThe ABC of Workplace Pensions
Changes to the law with the introduction of what’s known as “Automatic Enrolment” mean that you could get extra money from your boss paid into your pension pot each month.Read More 0
Money & FinanceContingency plans needed to prevent consumer harm from new pension freedoms
New 'Guidance' scheme to address urgent consumer need to understand how pensions work and what options are available when deciding how to make best use of a pension fundRead More 0
Money & FinancePhone and online scams costing consumers £1billion a year
Stevel Wanless looks at online scams, internet privacy and the risks to savers when new pension rules arrive in 2015.Read More 0
Money & FinanceIs there no end to Banker’s Folly?
Steve Wanless of WWFP examines how bad mortgage advice from RBS and Natwest landed the pair with a bill of £15million in FCA fines.Read More 0
Money & FinanceSIPP suckers
Serious Fraud Squad estimates £32million in Self Invested Pension Plans at risk after investors place faith in slick sales promises of high returns.Read More 0
RelationshipsCare standards: How do we solve the problem of elder care?
In spite of ever more older people needing home or residential care, the British public seems unwilling to foot the bill or take steps to safeguard themselves in later lifeRead More 0
RelationshipsWomen with jobs apparently don't have sex
Career women are dull, whereas unemployed women have all the fun, if not all the money - or so the reports sayRead More 2
RelationshipsWomen prefer miserable men
Ladies these days, it seems, like their heroes rather Byronic or at least somewhat irritable and frowningRead More 4
RelationshipsLeast convincing cry for help ever
Such tragedy! Such pathos! Such horror! This poor afflicted soul must surely go to bed each night, smiling...Read More 0
RelationshipsSex and 'old people'? Heaven forfend
I'm sick of reading stories about how the over 50s are ignorant to the risks of sexually transmitted diseases and that older people are rampantly promiscuous, viagra powered slaves to lust ... bla...Read More 0
Work & CareerAge discrimination in the workplace
What can a worker do if he/she believes that they are being discriminated against? Experts at Prolegal examine this grey area.Read More 0
Work & CareerAbilities and strengths of all ages in the workplace
Dr Lynda Shaw looks at new attempts by businesses to positively engage with older workers.Read More 0
Work & CareerAge discrimination blocking older job hunters
John McCririck age discrimination tribunal gets underway as problems for older people seeking work are exposedRead More 0
Work & CareerWhy no vision for older workers?
Traditional idea of retirement no longer exists - so what is the plan to ensure people over 65 have enough to live on?Read More 0
Work & CareerAviva shoots itself in the foot – priceless!
Insurance giant, Aviva, drops email redundancy bombshell by mistake.Read More 0
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