Will you suffer a ‘horrible shock’ at retirement? How to build a decent pension

Many workers are heading for disappointment when they retire on far less comfortable pensions than those enjoyed by today’s older generation, a finance expert warns. Employers dumping generous, guaranteed final salary pensions and government hikes to the state pension age are among eight hurdles that will make people saving now poorer in retirement than they … Read more

Soar down to Mars with Perseverance! NASA shares video from the rover’s view during its decent

NASA’s Perseverance rover may have performed the ‘seven minutes of terror’ alone, but a new video of the descent makes viewers feel as if they too were along for the ride. The American Space Agency shared the clip on Twitter, which begins with the heat shield separating that allowed Perseverance’s cameras to ‘see’ a cratered … Read more

DEBORAH ROSS: Can Jill Halfpenny find her missing son in The Drowning – or even just a decent coat?

The Drowning Channel 5, Monday-Thursday Rating: The Investigation BBC2, Friday Rating: And so on to what feels like the 768th missing-child thriller of recent years, and this time it’s The Drowning. It starred Jill Halfpenny as Jodie, whose four-year-old son, Tom, drowned a decade ago during a family picnic at a park lake but no … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: Shameful would-be mob boss Don Trumpone needs to be ‘whacked’ by decent Republicans

I owe a humble and sincere apology to President Donald J. Trump. He was right all along. There HAS been absolutely appalling corruption surrounding the 2020 US Election. In fact, it’s so bad that the perpetrator may now face serious criminal charges. There’s just one problem for the man in the White House who’s been … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: Shameful would-be mob boss Don Trumpone needs to be ‘whacked’ by decent Republicans

I owe a humble and sincere apology to President Donald J. Trump. He was right all along. There HAS been absolutely appalling corruption surrounding the 2020 US Election. In fact, it’s so bad that the perpetrator may now face serious criminal charges. There’s just one problem for the man in the White House who’s been … Read more

The Queen was too busy being the Queen to be a decent mother to Charles and Anne

The creator of hit series The Crown believes the Queen was a better mother to two younger children as she was still ‘trying to find her feet’ when Prince Charles and Princess Anne were young. Peter Morgan said the Queen was probably ‘much more ready to be a mother’ to Prince Andrew, born in 1960, and Prince … Read more

The Queen was too busy being the Queen to be a decent mother to Charles and Anne

The creator of hit series The Crown believes the Queen was a better mother to two younger children as she was still ‘trying to find her feet’ when Prince Charles and Princess Anne were young. Peter Morgan said the Queen was probably ‘much more ready to be a mother’ to Prince Andrew, born in 1960, and Prince … Read more

‘I’m black, my friend’s black and he’s got a fairly decent car’: Dawn Butler on Met Police car stop

Prime Minister Boris Johnson today said Scotland Yard should act with ‘fairness and equality’ after it apologised to Dawn Butler for ‘racially profiled’ vehicle stop in Hackney. He spoke out as she again questioned why police pulled over her and her friend as they drove through London, adding ‘all I can tell you factually is I’m … Read more