News That Matters

Tag: right

William: Investigation into BBC Panorama interview with Diana ‘step in the right direction’

William: Investigation into BBC Panorama interview with Diana ‘step in the right direction’

Entertainment
Prince William has said he welcomes a new investigation into the BBC's 1995 Panorama interview with his mother, Princess Diana.The independent inquiry will be led by Lord Dyson, a former Master of the Rolls and head of civil justice, and is to begin straight away. The investigation will seek to discover how the corporation and journalist Martin Bashir got the scoop.In a statement, Kensington Palace said the Duke of Cambridge has tentatively welcomed the investigation, saying: "The independent investigation is a step in the right direction. Image: Prince William has welcomed an investigation into the BBC Panorama interview "It should help establish the truth behind the actions that led to the Panorama interview and subsequent decisions...
Waiting for the right moment? Here is the big investment idea from S Naren

Waiting for the right moment? Here is the big investment idea from S Naren

Finance
NEW DELHI: After a multi-year rally in stock markets, when valuations are at a record high, most investors are looking left and right to find that one big idea that will help them create wealth. S Naren, Chief Investment Officer of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, has a suggestion: Put money in good dividend yielding stocks. “[Invest in] good dividend paying companies which are not leveraged at this point of time or any mutual fund scheme which focuses on having a high dividend yield stocks of stable companies. I think that is the best investment at this point of the time,” Naren said, speaking at a conference organised by Morningstar on Tuesday. Dividend yield is a financial ratio that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price. Among the top compani

Here are tips from financial advisors for getting your Medicare coverage right

Finance
Choreograph | iStock | Getty ImagesFor the nation's older residents, the stakes can't be higher when it comes to choosing health-care coverage.That's partly because under Medicare — you're eligible at age 65 — changing plans can be challenging in some circumstances and costly if you get your choices wrong. So whether you're giving your coverage an annual checkup during open enrollment (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7) or signing up for the first time, financial advisors say there are some key considerations to factor into your decision-making. "I encourage people to get the best plan they can, because you don't know what will happen with your health," said certified financial planner Carolyn McClanahan, a physician and founder of Life Planning Partners in Jacksonville, Florida."The most import
‘The Right Stuff’ cast delves deeper into Mercury 7 astronauts

‘The Right Stuff’ cast delves deeper into Mercury 7 astronauts

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- It took more than "the right stuff" to launch Americans into space, say the cast members of National Geographic's new adaptation of The Right Stuff. Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman and Colin O'Donoghue play three of the test pilots who made up the Mercury 7, the astronaut team for NASA's first manned space program. "Part of being an actor in this part was figuring out exactly what the right stuff is," McDorman, who plays Alan Shepard, told UPI in a phone interview. Advertisement Tom Wolfe's book, The Right Stuff, became an acclaimed movie in 1983. Even at three hours, the film limited its scope to the technical hurdles NASA overcame to launch men into space. The show covers how NASA recruited Shepard, John Glenn (Adams), Gordon "Gordo" Cooper (O'Donoghue) and ...
Uber secures right to continue operating in London

Uber secures right to continue operating in London

Business
Uber has secured its right to continue operating in London after a judge upheld its appeal against Transport for London (TfL).The ride-hailing giant will be granted a new licence to work in the capital, nearly a year after TfL rejected its application over safety concerns.It ends uncertainty for the 45,000 drivers who use the taxi app in London.Westminster Magistrates' Court said Uber was now a "fit and proper" operator "despite historical failings".One of the main concerns raised by TfL was a flaw in Uber's system that allowed unauthorised people to upload their photographs to legitimate drivers' accounts, which then allowed them to pick up passengers.Westminster Magistrates' Court heard that 24 drivers shared their accounts with 20 others which led to 1...