More than a million families are facing big tax bills within weeks. High-earning parents who claim Child Benefit are likely to be affected over the next financial year. Finance experts say this little-known issue centers on what’s known as High Income Child Benefit Charge (HICBC), which was introduced in January 2013, reports the Mirror. It’s … Read more
Parts of the UK will be battered by gale-force winds and heavy rain with a severe yellow weather warning in place – destroying the half-term plans of many. The alert has been issued for large swathes of northern Britain and parts of Northern Ireland from 6pm on Wednesday until 6pm on Thursday with winds predicted … Read more
Reuters China locks down city on Vietnam border as COVID cases rise Authorities in China’s southwestern city of Baise ordered residents to stay at home from Monday and avoid unnecessary travel as they enforced curbs that are among the toughest in the nation’s tool-box to fight rising local infections of COVID-19. Dozens of athletes for … Read more
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. (Archive Photos / Getty Images) There are great parallels between the birth pangs of Social Security and President Joe Biden’s domestic political agenda in the Build Back Better package. Both proposed radical changes to the social pact between working Americans and their government. … Read more
As tensions simmer at the border between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainian civilians are ensuring that they’re fully prepared should an invasion take place. Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded guarantees that Ukraine will not join NATO and has implicitly threatened the former Soviet state with a massive military build-up.
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