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Roads will be jammed with around 16 million cars over Easter while those taking the train face disruption due to major engineering works.

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The Earth could be suffering from shifts in its biochemical balance similar to those believed to have wiped out half of all plant, animal and marine life 200 million years ago, according to research.

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Election 2015

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Letter: The few cash in


I do wish that people would stop blaming the previous Government for the financial mess we are in.


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Peter Rhodes: The deceptive mug

Poor taste?

Blogger of the Year Peter Rhodes on inappropriate souvenirs, a priceless moment in Poldark and the most important four-letter word of them all.


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Most savers back pension reforms

Next week's reforms mean people can take their pension how they wish rather than being required to buy an annuity

Most pension savers who will have access to new retirement freedoms starting next week support the changes but fear there could be drawbacks, research has found.

Advice sought for annuity holders

The Government's plans give five million people the right to sell the income they receive from their annuitites

Pensioners looking to cash in their retirement annuity under plans set to come into force next year could be at risk of making a bad decision over its true worth, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has warned.