Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns online after it closed due to coronavirus

The film festival, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, is streaming a collection of international titles on Curzon Home Cinema, co-presented with partners Barbican, Curzon and Regents Street Cinema. Digital audiences also have the opportunity to join live and rigorous interactive discussions for every title with the filmmakers, Human Rights Watch experts, and special guests.  “At this time when […]

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Global economic analysis: Real reason Asia made success of 2008 crash revealed

Aside from the Wuhan region, where the coronavirus was first reported last year, the pandemic has been much more traumatic and deadly for the West than for East Asia. As a result, European and particularly American economic recovery likely will be relatively slow. According to David Kelly, chief global strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, places such as South Korea, Taiwan and Hong […]

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Fear as £10bn is cashed in from pension pots in one year

Around £2.5billion was taken out in the first quarter of this year as people raided their retirement savings – up 19 percent on the same time in 2019. The number of savers taking advantage of pension freedoms to access their money is also at a high. Since their introduction in April 2015, 1.4 million people aged 55-plus have withdrawn £35.44billion – […]

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