Image copyright Getty Images Previously known as the biggest shellfish port in Europe, the port of Fraserburgh in north-east Scotland now has another claim to fame. Over the last decade, house prices here have risen faster than any other seaside town in Britain. According to the Halifax, prices have nearly…

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Image copyright Getty Images The retirement age should rise to at least 70 in rich countries by 2050 as life expectancy rises above 100, according to a new report. The World Economic Forum said that employees should continue working until 70 in nations such as the UK, US, Japan and…

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You can’t expect people to be open with you, if you’re not open with them first. You’re at a swimming pool. The water looks nice. It’s not quite a warm enough day… But it’s almost summer so why not jump in? You want others to join you in the pool (it’s…

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“Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying and what they’re supposed to be paying for their defense,” Mr. Trump declared, as the leaders shifted uncomfortably behind him, shooting one another sidelong glances. Continue reading the main story “This is not fair to…

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The role of wife and mother is something Jennifer Garner knows well. It’s one she’s played in her last seven consecutive films, an identity that’s boosted her cultural relevance over the past decade, as her on-screen career has taken a back seat to raising a family … and, err, Ben Affleck.  Films like…

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Image copyright DWP Image caption Adverts featuring a giant hairy monster were used to raise employer awareness Thousands of small businesses ordered to register for auto-enrolment pensions face fines after part of the regulator’s website crashed. An online server at the Pensions Regulator has been faulty since Wednesday at least,…

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Image copyright Reuters Oil-producing nations belonging to Opec have agreed to extend production cuts for a further nine months. Energy ministers have been meeting in Vienna to discuss extending the cut, which was due to expire next month. Brent crude is 1.6% lower at $52.35 a barrel following confirmation of…

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Kotlin announcement at Google I/O 2017 If you haven’t heard, Kotlin is now a first class citizen on Android and we couldn’t be more thrilled at Basecamp. We’ve been using Kotlin since it hit 1.0 last year and we recently got to 100% Kotlin in the Basecamp 3 Android app. One…

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