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‘I can’t possibly afford it’: how Covid has dashed retirement dreams

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For some people, finishing work for good is an appealing idea, with the prospect of travel, spending time with family and enjoying hobbies. But retiring during a pandemic is a different matter entirely. Travel isn’t c...

‘He’s a big loss’: CJ Stander’s retirement takes Ireland and Sexton by surprise

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Ireland’s captain, Johnny Sexton, said he was as shocked as anyone by the decision of his teammate CJ Stander to retire from rugby at the end of this season. Stander, 31, will pull on the green jersey for the final ti...

March Design news: ceramics, UK LGBT+ retirement homes and Stan Smiths forever

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Why designer Faye Toogood is so good, designs from divided Germany and Together, a graphic novel about lockdownGood design is not only testament to human technical and creative ability, but also to what we want to ach...

Four-times champion jockey Richard Johnson announces retirement

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The four-times champion jump jockey Richard Johnson is retiring from racing with immediate effect. Johnson, 43, made the surprise announcement after his final ride on Brother Tedd at Newton Abbot on Saturday. He said...

Carl Frampton confirms retirement after Jamel Herring ends title dream

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Jamel Herring ended Carl Frampton’s boxing career on Saturday night when, in a victory as clinical as it was brutal, he stopped the 34-year-old challenger from Belfast in the sixth round to retain his WBO super-feathe...

Ambulance worker killed in ‘tragic accident’ had come out of retirement

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An ambulance technician who died after an object pierced his vehicle’s windscreen in a “tragic accident” had returned to the frontline to help with the fight against Covid after retiring in 2020, it has emerged. Jerem...

Fara Williams’ retirement means loss of role model and link to amateur past

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Bonfire Night was beckoning when Fara Williams stepped off the bench, scored with her first kick and transformed the match beyond recognition. It was 5 November 1999 and no firework display that evening would rival th...

How retirement villages are becoming part of high street life in the UK

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The ideas to reboot Britain’s pandemic-stricken high streets are coming in. After a record number of shop closures last year during the worst recession in history, stores are being replaced with student flats, gyms an...

Sinéad O’Connor retracts retirement announcement

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Sinéad O’Connor has retracted her announcement, made over the weekend, that she would retire from music and live performance. In a new statement posted to Twitter, the Irish musician explained to fans that she had fel...

Share-housing in your 60s: ‘Six of us wanted to do retirement in an extraordinary way’

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We are three couples who decided on living together, 16 years ago, in our retirement. The word “retirement” is a loose description as we, like many seniors are incredibly busy, wringing as much as we can out of what’s...

Scammers clone trusted brands to steal retirement money

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On her retirement, Janet Howland* searched online for suitable investments for her pension pot. Days after her internet search, she was telephoned by a company calling itself Saga Investments and offering a five-year ...

Gender pension gap: how women can boost their retirement pot

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Women are still facing retirement with substantially less saved in their pensions than men. Low pay is a major contributing factor to the gender pension gap as women often take part-time positions or become self-emplo...

USA Soccer great Carli Lloyd announces retirement

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Carli Lloyd, one of the greatest women’s soccer players, has announced her retirement, US Soccer said on Monday. The 39-year-old, twice named Fifa Women’s Player of the Year, is the second-most capped women’s player ...

Kimi Räikkönen announces retirement from F1 at end of the season

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The former world champion Kimi Räikkönen has confirmed he will retire from Formula One at the end of the season. The 41-year-old, who claimed his first and only drivers’ title with Ferrari in 2007, has spent the past ...

Are retirement properties sound investments or inheritance headaches?

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Almost one in eight (12%) over-70s are hoping to downsize their property or have done so already as a direct result of the pandemic. That is one of the findings from research shared with Guardian Money that suggests m...

Trueshan’s triumph leaves Stradivarius teetering towards retirement

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At the fifth time of asking in the past four months, Trueshan and Stradivarius finally went head-to-head in the Group One Prix du Cadran on Saturday. The result was an emphatic success for Trueshan, which left Stradiv...

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