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Round-the-world cruise is cheaper for pensioners than retirement home

Pensioner pals who book a round-the-world cruise together can pay less for their adventure than the cost of two rooms in a residential care home. Research by CruiseDeals.co.uk (https://www.cruisedeals.co.uk) has found that a 120-day voyage that visits five continents and includes food, drink, utilities and

More than 420,000 people get on the housing ladder with Help to Buy

More than 420,000 people have now used the government’s Help to Buy schemes to help them realise their home-owning dreams, new figures show. First-time buyers continue to open new Help to Buy: ISA accounts, with more than 1.2 million accounts now opened, offering government bonuses

Merton students celebrate A level success

Students and teachers in Merton maintained schools are celebrating another set of 6th form results in A’ levels and Applied General qualifications such as Level 3 BTECs. Students from Wimbledon College and Ursuline 6th form partnership celebrate their results at Wimbledon College with Leader of

Dream comes true for young ‘nuclear expert’

School pupil Samuel Boardman had wowed decommissioning leaders with a letter detailing how he would empty the highly-hazardous ponds. The 11-year-old, from North Wales, came up with a proposal, using similar techniques to those already being used. So impressed was the head of the legacy

Can 50p per night wonder pill be the answer to your sleeping woes?

With over one third of the UK’s population suffering from compromised sleep quality, studies have demonstrated how lack of sleep can result in increased anxiety, a drastic lowering of cognitive function and have a serious impact on a person’s libido and general health. A revolutionary

Leading UK plant-based festival Vevolution will returns this Winter

Leading UK plant-based festival Vevolution will returns this Winter – in a bigger venue with its most exciting line-up yet. The highly-anticipated event on November 10 will take place at the at the iconic British Film Institute (BFI) on London’s Southbank. Headline speakers for the

Thirty jobs are to be created through a new £1.5m digital Pharmacy

Thirty jobs are to be created through a new £1.5m digital Pharmacy opened in Liverpool, aimed at helping people living with chronic care conditions to manage their medicinal needs through artificial intelligent mobile app ‘Now Patient’. Liverpool has been highlighted as having some of the

The unemployment rate is at 4%, the lowest since 1975

The unemployment rate has fallen further this month, to 4%, with a higher proportion of black and ethnic minority (BME) people in work than ever before. As young people in England and Wales await their A-level results on Thursday, the proportion of young people who