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100-year old living on £46 a week due to ‘frozen’ state pension

“We hope the Government will engage in future discussions to end this policy and give all UK pensioners the support they are entitled to, no matter where they live.” If inflation remains at around the same level it is now, state pensioners would see their payments rise to £200 per week. Currently, the full new […]

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Does frozen embryo transfer up hypertension risk during pregnancy? | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists | Cardiology

The risk of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (HDP) is increased following assisted reproductive technology (ART) using frozen embryo transfer (FET) compared with after fresh embryo transfer or natural conception, according to results of a study presented at ESHRE 2022. Using health registries from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, the researchers from the CoNARTaS* group identified 4,523,028 […]

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Frozen H&G cod prices rise on Norwegian auction; China, UK main export markets 

Ex-vessel prices for headed and gutted (H&G) and frozen cod are on the rise on the Norwegian auction with catching slow, according to data from Norges Rafisklag just added to Undercurrent News […] Want to keep reading? Sign up for a FREE TRIAL to have full access to our articles for 7 days! sign up […]

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‘Royal flop’ Harry and Meghan being ‘frozen out’ of Hollywood

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been “frozen out” of Hollywood, a commentator has claimed. Following their departure from the Royal Family in 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex signed a number of multi-million-pound deals with streaming giants Spotify and Netflix, suggesting they intended to make a name for themselves in the entertainment industry. However, […]

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Widow ‘angry’ after new state pension frozen at just £142.54 per week

Kristine Finnegan, 81, hasn’t seen a rise in her state pension for 11 years and has spoken about her struggle amid the rising cost of living. Due to living in Australia, her state pension is frozen at £142.54 per week. According to the End Frozen Pensions Campaign, this policy means 520,000 Britons living overseas will […]

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China takes bigger share of Norway’s frozen cod in week 36, as fresh prices hit new peak

Norway’s frozen cod export prices saw a correction in week 36 (Sept. 5-11), while fresh prices went the other way as supply volumes fell, according to the latest data from the Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC). The latest average export price (free-on-board, FOB, Norwegian border) for frozen cod (03036301 and 03036303 customs codes, largely headed and […]

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Norway’s Sekkingstad sees customers stock up on frozen salmon for 2023

BREMEN, Germany — Norwegian exporter and processor Sekkingstad is seeing salmon buyers stock up in anticipation of a possible shortage in the first half of 2023, the firm’s sales director, Jannicke Johansson, told Undercurrent News […] Want to keep reading? Sign up for a FREE TRIAL to have full access to our articles for 7 […]

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US creates fund to disburse $3.5bn of frozen Afghan bank reserves

The US has set up a fund in Switzerland to disburse $3.5bn of Afghan central bank reserves it froze after the US military withdrawal and Taliban takeover, amid growing fears about economic conditions in the country. The Treasury announced the creation of the “Afghan fund” on Wednesday, saying it would have an account at the […]

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Dancing on ice… bears have a ball on BBC’s Frozen Planet II

The show follows a young adult female successfully hunting a seal and a young adult male lured by the scent of the kill. The viewers see the male pacing towards the female, as Sir David Attenborough warns that encounters between the normally solitary animals can be vicious. But instead of clashing, the two beasts, until […]

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Nobody Saves the World – Frozen Hearth DLC is out Now – Xbox Wire

Summary Nobody Saves the World’s DLC pack, Frozen Hearth, is out today Play as the new Mechanic and Killer Bee forms Meet new friends and foes and take on dizzying new challenges Hey hey! Ian from Drinkbox Studios here, sharing my excitement for Nobody Saves the World’s first DLC pack: the Frozen Hearth, launching today! […]