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Pension changes 'may unlock £140bn'

The Argus: New pension freedoms come into force from April 6

12:10am Sunday 29th March 2015

Up to £140 billion of savings could be released when millions of over 55-year-olds are allowed to cash in their pension pots from next month, ministers have said.

Clegg kicks off election campaign

The Argus: Deputy Prime minister Nick Clegg is beginning his battlebus election tour in the marginal constituency of Oxford West and Abingdon

12:03am Sunday 29th March 2015

Nick Clegg will today set out to woo women voters as he kicks off the Liberal Democrats' general election campaign.

Lily James: I want contemporary role next

The Argus: Lily James reveals Downton Abbey return

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

The 25-year-old Downton Abbey star has the lead role in Cinderella.

Coronation Street return not at all awkward for exes Tina O'Brien and Ryan Thomas

The Argus: Coronation Street return not at all awkward for exes Tina O'Brien and Ryan Thomas

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

The pair are an ex couple in real life and on screen, but are getting on fine on set.

Tobias Menzies: It's fun playing the good guy and the villain

The Argus: Tobias Menzies: It's fun playing the good guy and the villain

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

The actor plays both Claire’s husband Frank in the 1940s and villain Jonathan ‘Black Jack’ Randall in the 18th-century scenes in Outlander.

Steve Pemberton hints at more League Of Gentlemen

The Argus: Steve Pemberton hints at more League Of Gentlemen

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

Could the popular dark comedy return to our screens?

Cara Delevingne: First major acting role was terrifying

The Argus: Cara Delevingne: First major acting role was terrifying

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

The thought of working opposite Daniel Bruhl and Kate Beckinsale made the model feel quite nervous.

David Suchet: I'll never shake off Poirot

The Argus: David Suchet: I'll never shake off Poirot

12:02am Sunday 29th March 2015

The actor thinks he’ll be recognised as the character for the rest of his life.

Brook on point with first defence

The Argus: Kell Brook knocks down Jo Jo Dan during their IBF World Welterweight Championship bout

11:02pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Kell Brook returned from an horrific knife attack last year to win his first IBF welterweight world title defence in style.

Katie Piper is back in hospital following complications from surgery

The Argus: Katie Piper is back in hospital following complications from surgery

11:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

And fans are sending her their best wishes.

Was Rita Ora really dressed like a Mongolian Yak herder during The Voice semi-finals?

The Argus: Was Rita Ora really dressed like a Mongolian Yak herder during The Voice semi-finals?

11:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

What was she thinking? Twitter can’t see this one catching on.

McDermott hails Rhinos' resilience

The Argus: Brian McDermott was happy to get the job done in France

10:52pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Brian McDermott was a relieved man after watching his Leeds side score 28 points on the bounce to beat Catalans Dragons in France.

Rooney relishing senior role

The Argus: England captain Wayne Rooney (right) was impressed by Harry Kane's (left) debut.

10:45pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Wayne Rooney is relishing the role of elder statesman in an evolving and improving England side.

Coleman: We'll keep improving

The Argus: Gareth Bale, right, scored twice in Wales' 3-0 victory against Israel in Haifa

10:03pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Chris Coleman has warned Wales' Group B rivals his side will continue to improve in the second half of the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Here are the 4 acts going through to The Voice finals

The Argus: Here are the 4 acts going through to The Voice finals

11:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Get ready to pick your favourite as the finals will be with us in just seven days.

Cockerill still targeting home semi

The Argus: Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill has not given up on securing a home semi-final

9:37pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill insists he has not given up hope of a home Aviva Premiership semi-final after his side leapfrogged Exeter Chiefs in the standings with victory at Welford Road.

Bonus point boost for McCall

The Argus: Mark McCall was pleased to get a bonus point win against Harlequins

9:37pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Saracens boss Mark McCall was thrilled to see his side secure a much-needed bonus point victory against Harlequins in front of a world record crowd at Wembley Stadium.

Leeds go top

The Argus: Brian McDermott's Leeds side put on a second-half show in France

7:48pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Leeds scored 28 points without reply in the second half to beat Catalans Dragons 38-22 and go top of the First Utility Super League.

Bale leads Wales to key win

The Argus: Goalscorers Gareth Bale, left, and Aaron Ramsey celebrate in Israel

7:31pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Gareth Bale turned on the style as Wales took a huge step towards qualifying for Euro 2016 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Israel in Haifa.

This killer line from the new Bond film Spectre is really getting people thinking

The Argus: This killer line from the new Bond film Spectre is really getting people thinking

7:26pm Saturday 28th March 2015

“You’re a kite dancing in a hurricane, Mr Bond.”

Watson beaten in Miami

The Argus: Heather Watson, pictured, went down fighting against Angelique Kerber in Miami

7:09pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Heather Watson's challenge at the Miami Open ended in the second round as Angelique Kerber won their rain-affected clash which spanned two days.

Farage 'stretched' fighting seat

The Argus: Ukip leader Nigel Farage admitted he is 'stretched' fighting a marginal seat while leading a national campaign

6:44pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Nigel Farage has admitted he is spending no time preparing for Thursday's crunch television debate because he is "stretched" fighting a marginal seat while leading a national campaign.

Rain and winds threaten Easter

The Argus: Football matches had to be abandoned because of torrential rain

6:44pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Families hoping to enjoy a spot of sunshine this Easter break look set to be disappointed as Britain is hit by wind, rain - and even snow.

Burns kicks Leicester to victory

The Argus: Freddie Burns kicked 20 points as Leicester beat Exeter at Welford Road

6:15pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Geoff Parling's second-half try and the boot of Freddie Burns helped Leicester beat Exeter 25-18 and gain some revenge at Welford Road.

Saracens put on a show at Wembley

The Argus: Saracens' Chris Wyles scores his second try against Harlequins

6:15pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Saracens kept pace with Aviva Premiership leaders Northampton with a stunning 42-14 victory over Harlequins at Wembley in front of a world record 84,068 crowd for a club game.

James May has set up his own YouTube channel

The Argus: James May has set up his own YouTube channel

5:46pm Saturday 28th March 2015

And the first video is a dramatic change to his time on Top Gear.

Christopher Plummer gets Hollywood cement honour

The Argus: Christopher Plummer gets Hollywood cement honour

4:36pm Saturday 28th March 2015

The one-time Oscar winner got his hands dirty to accept the accolade.

Spectator dies in Nurburgring crash

The Argus: Jann Mardenborough was involved in a crash in Germany that has killed a spectator

4:32pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Young British sportscar driver Jann Mardenborough has been involved in a crash in a race in Germany which has resulted in the death of a spectator.

Family's 'hell' since Becky murder

The Argus: Balloons are released in memory of murdered Becky Watts in Bristol

3:48pm Saturday 28th March 2015

The heartbroken father of Becky Watts has said every day has been "absolute hell" since she was killed last month.

Man charged over slavery and fraud

The Argus: Timothy Joyce faces a total of 19 charges linked to slavery and fraud

3:48pm Saturday 28th March 2015

A 44-year-old man has been charged in connection with slavery and fraud offences against 10 alleged victims.

Happy couple marry in Morrisons

The Argus: A couple tied the knot in a supermarket

3:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

It may not be everybody's idea of a dream venue but one couple had more reasons to wed at Morrisons than most.

'New species' of dinosaur found

The Argus: The find was made by scientists who found fossils in the rocks on the banks of the Kiya River in Western Siberia

3:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Scientists claim to have discovered a new species of dinosaur which roamed the world 100 million years ago.

Hamilton has the upper hand

The Argus: Lewis Hamilton, pictured, took pole in Malaysia ahead of Sebastian Vettel and Nico Rosberg

2:33pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Lewis Hamilton has drawn first blood in this season's psychological battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after the latter's bid to upstage the Briton backfired.

Sterling returns to Liverpool

The Argus: Raheem Sterling has returned to Liverpool, fresh from scoring his first England goal

2:27pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Raheem Sterling has left the England camp after having an injection in his toe, but the Liverpool winger expects to be fit for next weekend's crucial Premier League match with Arsenal.

No hard feelings for Lambert

The Argus: Paul Lambert enjoyed working alongside top Bundesliga coaches recently

2:20pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Paul Lambert has only "good things" to say about Aston Villa, the club he left last month after a disappointing run of games .

Hodgson cools Kane expectations

The Argus: Harry Kane celebrates scoring on his England debut against Lithuania on Friday night

2:01pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Roy Hodgson has moved to play down expectations surrounding Harry Kane after his stunning England debut.

Manor set to start in Malaysia

The Argus: Manor's Will Stevens will take part in the Malaysian Grand Prix despite not setting a time in qualifying

1:35pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Manor team principal John Booth concedes his marque "have a lot of work to do" after their weekend was saved by the Malaysian Grand Prix stewards.

Welbeck leaves England squad

The Argus: Danny Welbeck scored the second goal for England against Lithuania but later went off injured

1:23pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck has pulled out of the England squad because of a knee injury he suffered in Friday's 4-0 win over Lithuania.

McCullum vows to give all in final

The Argus: Brendon McCullum will not hold back in the World Cup final

1:08pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Brendon McCullum will not be scared to take his usual aggressive approach as he leads New Zealand into the World Cup final against Australia.

McClean: I was 'hung out to dry'

The Argus: James McClean is in the Republic of Ireland squad to take on Poland on Sunday

1:02pm Saturday 28th March 2015

James McClean believes he was "hung out to dry" by Sunderland over his decision not to wear a Remembrance Day poppy on his shirt.

North "okay" after head injury

The Argus: George North received treatment for a head injury during Northampton's game against Wasps

12:42pm Saturday 28th March 2015

Northampton winger George North is to see a specialist next week after being knocked out in the Saints' Aviva Premiership clash with Wasps on Friday.

Crackdown 'hits pregnant migrants'

The Argus: A health tourism crackdown is scaring pregnant migrants out of vital treatment, a charity says

11:41am Saturday 28th March 2015

Pregnant migrant women are missing out on pre-birth care on the NHS because health workers are being "asked to play the role of the UK Border Agency", a medical charity has claimed.

Gay married prisoners face cell ban

The Argus: The gay prisoners married at Full Sutton prison, near York

11:41am Saturday 28th March 2015

Two murderers who wed in Britain's first gay prison marriage will not be allowed to share a cell, jail bosses have said.

Police chiefs 'bullying culture'

The Argus: A review warned of a 'bullying boys' club culture' among police

11:41am Saturday 28th March 2015

Police chiefs have used their expenses to fund extramarital affairs and are guilty of "potentially predatory, sexual conduct towards junior colleagues", a highly critical report has found.

Jones not surprised by Kane impact

The Argus: Harry Kane's dream England debut came as little surprise to his team-mates

11:16am Saturday 28th March 2015

Harry Kane's goalscoring debut came as little surprise to his England team-mates, with Phil Jones expecting nothing less from the "on fire" striker.

Hamilton claims pole in Malaysia

The Argus: Lewis Hamilton now has 40 pole positions to his name after taking top spot on the grid for the Malaysian Grand Prix

10:43am Saturday 28th March 2015

Lewis Hamilton claimed the 40th pole position of his Formula One career at the end of a storm-hit qualifying session for the Malaysian Grand Prix that added spice to the occasion.

"Barbarians" blamed for abandonment

The Argus: Igor Akinfeev, pictured, has said he is fine after being struck by a lit flare

10:19am Saturday 28th March 2015

The head of the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) has branded fans who forced the abandonment of Friday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Russia as "barbarians".

The 25 most popular Zoella videos in history

The Argus: The 25 most popular Zoella videos in history

9:06am Saturday 28th March 2015

The cyber queen of 2015 turns 25 today, and to celebrate we’ve taken a look back over her best vlogs to date.

The Ark star Nico Mirallegro has spiced up his life

The Argus: The Ark star Nico Mirallegro has spiced up his life

9:06am Saturday 28th March 2015

Filming in Morocco gave the actor a chance to broaden his palate.

Adam Lambert feels like the UK has adopted him

The Argus: Adam Lambert feels like the UK has adopted him

9:06am Saturday 28th March 2015

The singer was delighted his set with Queen went down so well with British viewers.

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