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Carrier Strike Group sets sail for first seven-month deployment

The seven-month global deployment will stretch across the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean and the Indo-Pacific, interacting with more than a fifth of the world’s countries. Britain’s new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will lead six Royal Navy ships, one Royal Navy submarine, one US Navy destroyer and one Dutch frigate in the most great […]

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Brexit News live: Northern Ireland’s anger over deal could turn violent, PM warned

Watch live or live: Matt Hancock holds coronavirus press conference Anger in Northern Ireland over the effects of Brexit could turn violent, Boris Johnson has warned. The Council of Loyalist Communities, which is associated with loyalist paramilitary groups, said Unionists’ anger was stronger than at any time since the 1985 Anglo-Irish Agreement which gave Dublin […]

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2021/22 season passes are now on sale!

As restrictions continue to decrease across the country, we look forward to welcoming supporters back to the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium. The club can now confirm membership details for the 2021/22 season. Over the past year, we understand the difficulty fans have encountered being away from the stadium and look forward to welcoming you again! […]

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Family fight with travel and credit card companies over reimbursement of £ 1,000 flight canceled by Covid

A grandmother and her family fought for months to get reimbursement for a £ 1,000 transatlantic flight canceled by Covid. Maureen Sims, 82, from Abergavenny, initially bought a £ 1,082.34 round trip flight in January 2020 so her granddaughter Rena could visit her brother Lee in North Carolina, USA. However, the ensuing coronavirus pandemic anchored […]

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Portuguese hotels are ‘delighted’ to welcome British tourists again from Monday

Portugal will allow British holidaymakers to enter from Monday, the National Tourism Board said, prompting a sigh of relief from hotel owners already inundated with bookings after Britain was given the green light to travel since that day. Britain added Portugal, whose economy relies heavily on tourism, particularly the UK, to a “green” list of […]

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In a hyper-competitive housing market, down payment and credit score are essential – here’s why

Buying a house Getty Images If you’re looking for a new home, you probably already understand the importance of having a solid credit score and a decent down payment to qualify for a mortgage and make a successful purchase. But do you understand well how critical have these two factors become in the hyper-competitive housing […]

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2021 election results live: latest updates on the Scottish and London mayors’ elections

Michael Gove repeatedly dodges questions about the government’s blocking the Scottish referendum in court Nicola Sturgeon said it would be “absurd and utterly scandalous” for the UK government to go to court to try to block a second referendum on Scottish independence. Speaking on the BBC Andrew Marr Show after the SNP’s victory in the […]

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Crédit Agricole revenue, revenue missed in the first quarter by Investing.com

Investing.com – Agricultural credit (PA 🙂 reported on Friday’s first quarter that analysts’ forecasts and earnings were below expectations. Crédit Agricole announced earnings per share of € 0.151 on turnover of € 5 billion. Analysts polled by Investing.com were forecasting EPS of € 0.2002 on revenue of € 5.21 billion. Crédit Agricole stock is up […]

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HMRC update: Brits urged to seek major tax credit update – take action | Personal Finances | Finance

HMRC, or HM Revenue and Customs as it is officially called, helps millions of people with their taxes, but also oversees some payments. One such sum is tax credits, available to qualifying Brits across the country. However, for those who receive tax credits, there is an important update to keep in mind. A change in […]

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DWP changes to PIP, Universal Credit, ESA, and other benefits starting this month

Face-to-face assessments for some Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Employment Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit applicants will resume this month. In line with the latest public health guidelines and by adhering to strict safety protocols, the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to start reintroducing in-person assessments of health and disability benefits in May. […]

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Trump calls himself ‘father of vaccine’ and says he deserves credit for coronavirus vaccines

Former US President Donald Trump has claimed he was “the father of the vaccine” against the coronavirus, attacking his successor Joe Biden for taking credit for the much improved US response to the crisis. Mr. Trump spoke with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business in response to Mr. Biden’s address to Congress on Wednesday evening marking […]

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Senator SC Scott seeks credit to GOP for ‘happy spring’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sen. Tim Scott credited former President Donald Trump and Republicans on Wednesday with creating “a happy spring for our nation,” using his party’s official response to President Joe Biden’s first speech at the Congress to say it was the GOP that bolstered the economy and started taming the pandemic. Excerpts from Biden’s […]

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New fund offers more than $ 2 million in loans to artists and music rights holders

The music industry has no shortage of influential figures who advocate for artists and songwriters to retain their rights. This month alone, UnitedMasters founder Steve Stoute and Sound Royalties founder and CEO Alex Heiche shared their views on this topic with MBW. Now a new London-based music finance company called Music Credit Fund (MCF) has […]

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People on Universal Credit could receive up to £ 608 per month in additional benefit payments

In the UK, six million people receive financial support from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) through Universal Credit, a benefit intended to help those without work or on low incomes with the cost of daily living. As financial uncertainty becomes a bigger reality for many households with the weekly £ 20 increase in […]

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KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to Gracie Point International Funding 2021-1, series 2021-1

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – The Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to four categories of Notes issued by Gracie Point International Funding 2021-1, Series 2021-1 (“Gracie Point”). This is the first insurance premium financing securitization for Gracie Point, LLC in 2021, the fifth KBRA-rated securitization and the seventh overall. Gracie Point, established in […]

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Credefi announces a bridge between crypto and traditional credit thanks to a DeFi solution

SOFIA, Bulgaria, April 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Recently, Credefi introduced a bridge between crypto and traditional credit through DeFi. Through the platform, participants will invest in credit portfolios, individual loans, and trade finance directly through their personal portfolio. It also offers peer-to-peer project loans, passive loans and a full range of financial services. The […]

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Boris Johnson denies Cummings’ claims on the blog

Boris Johnson confirms he will post communications with James Dyson Nicola Sturgeon said there was a “stench of sordid” around the government “which is getting quite overwhelming” as Boris Johnson faces new allegations of cronyism. Dominic Cummings accused the PM of planning to fund the renovation of his Downing Street apartment through Tory donors, drawing […]

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Universal credit: modification of the payment date for DWP benefits for the May 2021 public holidays

With several public holidays coming up in May, the payment dates for Universal Credit and other benefit seekers are subject to change. As May 1 falls on a weekend this year, the first public holiday is Monday May 3. The second public holiday is Monday May 31st. For more London news and features delivered straight […]

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When Universal Credit and Others Will Be Paid: DWP Benefit Payment Dates for the May 2021 Public Holiday

Some changes are expected to be made to the benefit payment dates in May due to the two statutory holidays. Families applying for benefits, including universal credit, should note when they can expect to receive their payments. The first holiday is Monday May 3, while the second is Monday May 31. If you normally receive […]

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Eurozone banks to tighten access to credit in Q2: ECB survey

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UKEF doubles support for sustainable projects to £ 2.4bn in 2020

UK Export Finance supported £ 2.4bn of sustainable projects abroad in 2020, doubling the amount it provided in 2019 Independent assessment of global export credit agencies shows UK a world leader in supporting sustainable projects Government support for overseas projects is part of HMG’s Global Britain campaign to create new business opportunities for UK companies […]

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UK businesses report strong trade after lockdown reopens

Many UK businesses last week reported better-than-expected trade as they reopened after a three-month lockdown, with unofficial measures of economic activity suggesting strong pent-up consumer demand. Economists said preliminary data showed the reopening was “also taking place [as] we could have hoped, ”confirming their forecasts of a strong rebound in the second quarter. Consumers’ incomes […]

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Half a million people eligible for universal credit during pandemic don’t claim it, report says

Half a million people eligible for universal credit at the start of the pandemic did not claim it despite a sharp drop in their income, new research shows. Report led by the University of Salford and funded by the Health Foundation reveals hundreds of thousands of people were unaware they could claim help, while others […]

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Exporting to UK FinTech Sector to Help Build Back Better

Ministry of International Trade Announces Export Support Package for the World’s Leading Fintech Industry to Boost Trade, Jobs and Economic Growth. Support includes a tailored FinTech Export Academy and FinTech Champions program to provide industry-specific 1-2-1 advice. The FinTech sector employs around 76,500 people in the UK and represents over £ 11 billion to the […]