Monday, 27 March 2017

Young journalists, looking for a mentor? 

Broadcast journalism is a notoriously difficult profession to get into, and even once you’ve broken down the door, many find it tough to move up the ladder. This is even worse for those who don’t come from the traditional journalistic bastions of private schools and Oxbridge – yet to better reflect our society, journalism needs to diversify...

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from Martin Lewis' Blog… http://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2017/03/24/young-journalists-looking-mentor/

Is your student loan being sold? The answers we must get from the Government…

If you started university between 1998 and 2012, the Government plans to sell your student loan to the City. If you started in 2012 or beyond, chances are the same will happen to you. If you went before 1998 then your loan has already been sold, and you probably know there were substantial problems. The House of Lords’...

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from Martin Lewis' Blog… http://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2017/03/23/student-loan-sold-answers-must-get-government/

Should you switch your Help to Buy ISA into a Lifetime ISA?

On 6 April 2017 the new Lifetime ISA launches, allowing first-time buyers aged under 40 to save up to £4,000 a year, with the state adding 25% on top towards a deposit for a home. Yet there’s already a very similar product called the Help to Buy ISA many first-time buyers already have. So the big question is, should you...

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from Martin Lewis' Blog… http://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2017/03/21/switch-help-buy-isa-lifetime-isa/

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 15 days over protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A court on Monday sentenced Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 15 days in prison, saying he had disobeyed a police officer during an anti-government protest in Moscow the previous day.


from Reuters: Top News http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-russia-navalny-idUKKBN16Y1EP?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Trump's son-in-law to oversee White House office to revamp U.S. government - report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday is set to announce his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will take on a White House role to oversee a broad effort to overhaul the federal government, The Washington Post reported, citing statements from both men.


from Reuters: Top News http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-kushner-idUKKBN16Y19Y?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

Engineering firm Cobham says under investigation by FCA

LONDON (Reuters) - British engineer Cobham is being investigated by the country's Financial Conduct Authority in connection with its handling of inside information ahead of a trading update and rights issue announcement in April last year, the company said.


from Reuters: Top News http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-cobham-fca-probe-idUKKBN16Y18A?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews

U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings towards attacker - family

LONDON (Reuters) - The family of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran who was killed in last week's assault on the British parliament said on Monday he would not have borne any ill feelings towards the attacker.


from Reuters: Top News http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-security-cochran-idUKKBN16Y16U?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews