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Russia protests: Why Navalny rattles Kremlin
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Russia protests: Why Navalny rattles Kremlin

Young and loud: Many of the protesters were not just young, they were teenagers

Alexei Navalny is in custody after an unsanctioned protest; social media is full of photos of peaceful demonstrators being dragged off by police, or even beaten; …

Can I draw a pension and carry on working full time? Will I get stung on tax and NI? Steve Webb replies
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Can I draw a pension and carry on working full time? Will I get stung on tax and NI? Steve Webb replies

I will reach state pension age in five years, on my 66th birthday. Will I be able to draw my FULL pension and continue working full-time (employed/PAYE)?

If so, will the pension be taxable? Will I still have to pay …

ALEX BRUMMER: Griffith-Jones must quit as FCA chair as regulator probes Barclays and Lloyds scandals
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ALEX BRUMMER: Griffith-Jones must quit as FCA chair as regulator probes Barclays and Lloyds scandals

Unsuitable: FCA chairman John Griffith-Jones

The whistleblowing scandal at Barclays, together with fresh disclosures suggesting a cover-up at the highest level of Lloyds over the scandal at HBOS’s Reading branch, means the Financial Conduct Authority finds itself at the centre …

Brexit: U.K. election makes a painful breakup more likely
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Brexit: U.K. election makes a painful breakup more likely

U.K. Prime Minister May to seek early election

Reality check: The U.K. snap election will not stop Brexit. If anything, it could remove the last remaining obstacles to a clean but painful break with Europe.

Prime Minister Theresa May stunned …

Making Next Year’s Taxes Less Painful
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Making Next Year’s Taxes Less Painful

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Ah, tax time. The one time each year when we are all forced to look our finances in the face. Rarely fun.

From my perspective, tax returns are a wonderful view into a person’s life. Your tax return will …

GOP to advance bill aimed at unraveling Dodd-Frank next week
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GOP to advance bill aimed at unraveling Dodd-Frank next week

Yellen: U.S. banks are lending and globally competitive

A top House GOP lawmaker is pressing ahead with his plans to roll back the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory reform, scheduling a markup of his bill next week, two people familiar with

Five of the best female fund managers: MAIKE CURRIE picks some talented investors you should consider
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Five of the best female fund managers: MAIKE CURRIE picks some talented investors you should consider

Who are the fund managers you rate highly?

Chances are you’ll probably list the likes of Neil Woodford, Terry Smith and Nick Train, alongside a few names now retired like Anthony Bolton.

Now give me the name of a female …

CBI warns against Brexit divorce bill row putting EU-UK trade ties at risk
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CBI warns against Brexit divorce bill row putting EU-UK trade ties at risk

Business leaders will warn on Thursday that disputes over an EU divorce settlement worth “tens of billions of euros” risk jeopardising hundreds of billions worth of trade every year if they lead Brexit talks to collapse.

In a speech at …

Damascus airport rocked after ‘Israel air strike’ on arms depot
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Damascus airport rocked after ‘Israel air strike’ on arms depot

Aftermath of explosion near Damascus International Airport

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early on Thursday setting off large fires, in what was thought to be an Israeli air strike on an arms depot used by Hizbollah.

The …

Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury says yes to all-British heavyweight title fight
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Anthony Joshua: Tyson Fury says yes to all-British heavyweight title fight

Joshua now holds two of the four heavyweight world titles

Tyson Fury has accepted the challenge issued by world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua following the Londoner’s title victory over Wladimir Klitschko.

Joshua, who stopped the Ukrainian in the 11th round …