What state pension will you be entitled to? Pension eligibility explained

State pension is given to Britons who have paid more than 11 years of national insurance contributions, but the sum each person is paid varies. Do you know much you’re entitled to when you reach retirement age? Basic state pension Men born before 6 April 1951 and women born before 6 April 1953 are eligible […]

State Pension: How UK pension is calculated – how much will are you entitled to and why?

The state pension is something most Britons are set to enjoy in their later years, after a lifetime of hard work and contributing to the economy. But pensions can be tricky to understand, from working out how to get your state pension, or another pension, down to calculating how much you are entitled to. The […]

Granite State: It Looks Like GMC’s Finally Pulling the Trigger on a sub-Terrain Crossover

A Jeep Wrangler fighter it ain’t, but that doesn’t mean General Motors’ truck division can’t go smaller and still have buyers lining up at its door. Spy shots taken in Arizona show not one, but three small camouflaged crossovers undergoing tests, and the horizontal chrome slats filling the grille should tip you off that there’s […]

Here are the most common ancestries in every US state

David Zalubowski/AP Americans come from everywhere, and every family has a story about where they come from. Self-reported ancestries in America include Italian, German, and Mexican heritage. Using Census Bureau data assembled by the Minnesota Population Center, we found the most common self-reported ancestry in every state. Americans come from all over the world, and […]

California is now staring down the largest wildfire in state history

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twin Northern California blazes fueled by dry vegetation and hot, windy weather grew Monday to become the largest wildfire in state history. Fire officials said on Monday that the two fires burning a few miles apart, known as the Mendocino Complex are being treated as one incident. It has scorched 283,800 acres […]

State of emergency in Michigan county as tested water is 20 times the safe level for PFAS chemicals

A state of emergency has been declared in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, after high levels of man-made PFAS chemicals were found in the drinking water in two towns. The contaminants pose severe health risks and can lead to cancer. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announced the state of emergency on Sunday although high concentrations of per- and […]

‘Israeli rockets’ strike Syrian military positions near Aleppo – state media

Published time: 15 Jul, 2018 21:37 Syrian military positions near Aleppo airport have come under a missile strike, state media reports, blaming Israel for the attack. The strike targeted “one of our military positions north of the airport in Aleppo,” a military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency, stressing that the damage from the […]

‘Israeli rockets’ strike Syrian military positions near Aleppo – state media

Published time: 15 Jul, 2018 21:37 Syrian military positions near Aleppo airport have come under a missile strike, state media reports, blaming Israel for the attack. The strike targeted “one of our military positions north of the airport in Aleppo,” a military source told the Syrian Arab News Agency, stressing that the damage from the […]