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'What should I do now with my £200,000 pension?'

Ask an Expert: We look at which will be the best strategy for deploying your hard-earned savings<p><i>I have a £200,000 pension pot and I plan to retire next year. I had always assumed that I would be forced to buy an annuity at retirement.</i><p><i>I am pleased that the pension freedoms mean I’m no longer</i> …

Retirement

In pictures: 2014's last supermoon photographed around the world

The annual Harvest Supermoon has been photographed around the world.<p>Harvest moon in 2014 View gallery<p>An intense moon lights up the skies this week …

In pictures: You’ll only understand these jokes if you’re Scottish

IN our opinion, we're the funniest country in the world.<p>And with that in mind, we've compiled a list of jokes that only those with Scottish roots …

Scottish independence: my way and the highway

My son wanted to know if the toilet he had just been to – behind the Peerie cafe in Scrabster, Caithness, where you catch the boat for Orkney – was the northernmost one in Britain. I said that I didn't know for sure. It is pretty far north there, but Dunnet Head and Cape Wrath are more so, and …

Dubai growth rises to 4.2% as bank lending rises and construction gathers pace

Dubai’s economy is picking up pace as banks boost lending and cranes sprout around the city.<p>The economy grew at an annualised rate of 4.2 per cent in …

Abu Dhabi-based property developer’s Greek project hits the buffers

Al Maabar’s high-profile Hellenikon development project in Greece has temporarily hit the buffers, in the latest Greek privatisation deal to fall …

10 Arab states join the US in battle against Isil

Saudi Arabia among 10 Arab states which agree to join Barack Obama's "international coalition" against Isil, after ministers hold talks with John Kerry<p>A coalition of 10 Arab states threw their support behind Barack Obama’s pledge to destroy the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) movement …

Scotland's biggest companies reveal Yes exodus plans

Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group, TSB, Clydesdale, Tesco Bank and Aegon have revealed they have plans to quit for England if Scotland votes Yes in favour of independence on September 18<p>Scotland is facing a wholesale exodus of its biggest companies should the country vote for …

As it happened: Scottish independence campaign, Thursday, September 11

Follow the latest news, video and comment ahead of Scotland's independence referendum on Sept 18<p><b>• IFS warns that Scottish NHS better funded within Union</b><br>• <b>Asda and John Lewis warn of higher prices for independent Scotland</b><br>• <b>Record-breaking 4.3 million registered to vote in Scottish referendum</b><br>• <b>RBS and</b> …

United Kingdom

Scottish independence: Salmond says Scotland is 'on cusp of making history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_scotland/1107000/1107505_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529505388_d2afc1e8f3b4761876ee85f83391b42a<p><b>Scotland is on the "cusp of making history" by voting for independence, the country's first minister has said.</b><p>Alex Salmond described the …

Scotland

Top GCSE grade to be given to just 3% in English and maths

<b>Just 3% of England's GCSE papers will be awarded the new ultra-high grade when new-style GCSE exams for English and maths are first sat in 2017.</b><p>The shake-up will see a shift to a numerical system from the highest Grade 9 to Grade 1, with the three top grades replacing the present A and A*.<p>Exam …

Poll: support for Scottish independence cools as referendum draws near

Support for Scottish independence has fallen by three points in the latest YouGov poll, which has confirmed that the no vote is back in the lead with less than a week before the referendum.<p>The latest poll for the Times and the Sun has found that support for remaining in the UK has risen to 52%, …

Remortgaging – should you take the plunge?

As talk of an interest rate rise coming sooner rather than later increases, mortgage borrowers may be starting to worry. Interest rates on home loans tend to go up before the base rate and some lenders have already increased the cost of their fixed-rate mortgages following signals from the Bank of …

London house price inflation rate soars to highest level in a decade

The annual rate of house price inflation in London soared to its highest level in more than a decade in May, Land Registry figures showed on Friday, although the monthly increase was down on April's figure.<p>The price of a home in the capital was up by 18.5% year-on-year, the biggest jump on the …

Lonely Planet reveal their top 50 secret travel locations in Europe

A renovated music hall in east London, a boutique pub in Wales and a peaceful inn overlooking Loch Ness are among five British locations chosen by Lonely Planet on its list of some of the best secret spots in Europe.<p>The travel guide brand asked its authors to select their choices for the best …

Top 10 pensiones and guesthouses on a budget in Tuscany

Villa Rosa, Panzano, Chianti<p>You can't miss the striking, deep pink and grey house set just above the road from Panzano to Radda in the northern reaches of Chianti. Not your typical Tuscan villa, it dates from the early 1900s and has a retro feel. The 11 bedrooms are painted in warms colours and …

Amazing experience with top chef Andrew Fairlie & 5*hotel stay for 2. For UNICEF

Bidding has ended on this item.<p>Details about Amazing experience with top chef Andrew Fairlie & 5*hotel stay for 2. For UNICEF<p>See original …

Ford Kiernan's tribute to dead son on 13th birthday

Yesterday, Kiernan wrote on Twitter: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONNY! A TEENAGER TODAY!"<p>Friends and fans quickly posted messages of support to the star, who …

Glasgow feeling Games benefits

More people are also taking part in sport and exercise with an increase in the number of coaches, volunteers and club members, the city council …

Racing legends to commemorate Silverstone's 50th Grand Prix with all-star parade

FORMULA 1 greats such as Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard and Damon Hill will take part in proceedings during the three day event in July.<p>A …

Maserati GranCabrio Sport is a smooth and agile car which Britain will love

THE stunning 2+2 is the open-topped version of the coupe GranTurismo and the trident-badged badged beauty will be sure fire hit on these …

Diego Maradona blasts FIFA and claims they would've sent Luis Suarez to Guantanamo Bay if they could

MARADONA has backed the Uruguayan and believes the incident has been exaggerated and that the punishment given is far too severe.<p>DIEGO MARADONA has …

Scots bakers Lees and Tunnocks win £2.8m 'piece of cake' victory over the taxman after 20 year legal battle

THE companies won their lengthy legal fight to prove once and for all their popular snowballs are cakes not sweets.<p>IT wasn’t the standard tax case …

Glasgow 2014: Scots hurdler Eilidh Child admits the heat is on as she aims to remain number one

CHILD has dreamt of being the best since she was young but she admits that it's tough to stay there as she prepares for the UK Championships and the …

Billy Connolly's wife reveals Big Yin suffered life threatening blood clot which was missed by doctors

PAMELA Stephenson said Connolly was rushed to hospital after doctors missed the near-fatal clot but during the taxi ride the Scots comic still found …

Scottish off-sales firm in desperate fight to beat £1m tax bill caused by rogue trader

G101 are in in a battle with HMRC over a massive £1m tax bill they received after dealing with a rogue firm.<p>A SCOTTISH off-sales chain are battling …

Etihad Airways goes beyond first class with $20,000 luxury flying hotel suite

Etihad Airways has raised the stakes to win the loyalty of luxury travellers with a US$20,000 flying hotel suite complete with a Savoy-trained butler.<p>…

Hearts 5 Kilmarnock 0: Jambos run riot as relegation-threatened Killie's woes continue

RYAN Stevenson put three past a beleagured Craig Samson as Hearts enjoyed home romp to victory<p>GARY Locke's hopes of holding on to the Hearts job next …

Glasgow 2014: 100,000 extra tickets to go on sale

<b>More than 100,000 extra tickets for all 17 sports at this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are to go on sale.</b><p>Glasgow 2014 said it had been able to allocate more seats to the public after finalising venue layouts and freeing up those held back for sponsors.<p>The tickets will be available on a …

Thomas Cook to launch Glasgow to Las Vegas flights

<b>An airline has announced plans to introduce the first regular service between Scotland and Las Vegas.</b><p>Thomas Cook Airlines will operate a weekly flight between Glasgow and the American city next summer.<p>The airline said it was introducing the service following a series of one-off flights to the US in …