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Technology Trends #2 – Biotech Developments

It might sound like something straight out of science fiction, but the race is on around the globe to find the secret to extending human life. It’s not actually as far-fetched as it might seem. After all, if you imagine that the majority of us alive today will eventually succumb to one disease or another, […]

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Cryptocurrencies – the New Kids on the Block

If you’ve read the title of this piece and are expecting to be regaled with stories of my experience with the 1980s boy band of the same name, you’re in for a disappointment. I am, of course, talking about the world of investing and the new kids on the block, which are making the headlines […]

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Technology Trends #1 – Virtual Reality

Mention the term virtual reality and it will probably conjure up images of someone wearing a futuristic motorbike helmet and a figure hugging all in one suit. But forget the sci-fi movies – virtual reality is here today in the homes and workplaces of ordinary people. Thankfully there’s no figure hugging suit required. So where […]

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Celebrity Investors

6 Celebrities and their best investments If, like me, you’ve already had enough of the wall-to-wall election result coverage you’re in luck because today, I won’t be mentioning the election at all! Except that is, for me mentioning it just then. It’s time to get our minds focused and back to the world of investing […]

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Remember Liam Byrne’s note

Who remembers Liam Byrne’s note to his Treasury successor? It was about a week ago that we heard Radio 4’s Emma Barnett tear yet another gaping hole in the finances of the Labour manifesto. On Woman’s Hour she quizzed Corbyn on the launch of his new childcare policy which says that every child in the […]

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Will Turkey be the new Syria!?

If you thought the UK was unique in holding a referendum to determine the future direction of the nation, think again. In April of this year Turkey joined the club, as President Erdogan asked the nation whether he could make fundamental changes to the political system, which would give the leader full control of government […]

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