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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jane Austen to be new face on British currency

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in London Bank of England bows to outcry over the lack of representation of famous women on currency Jane Austen to replace Darwin on the £10 note The Bank of England has ... would be represented on British currency. The beloved novelist probably will appear on bank notes starting in 2017, a year after the portrait of 19th-century prison reformer Elizabeth Fry ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK lets Scotland borrow money to woo voters before independence poll

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:38pm by Reuters

    ... currency, independence campaigners' preferred option. Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond responded that this was against Britain's own economic interests, and that an independent Scotland might refuse to take on its share of Britain's debt if it was not part of a formal currency union. Yesterday's announcement allows Scotland to issue a modest £2.2 billion ...

  3. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Another wave of super-rich heading for London

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Reuters

    ... in rich private clients at law firm Withers. "If you invest in high-end London property you probably feel you have a degree of certainty- it's like a safe currency." The biggest ... in inquiries came from Argentina, in the midst of a currency crisis, and Ukraine, which is reeling from a wave of political unrest. Inquiries from both countries were up 67 per cent. Other members ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    British IT worker accidentally throws out HK$50m worth of bitcoin treasure

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London IT worker created the virtual currency when it was almost worthless, then he accidentally threw away hard drive when cleaning up HK$50m bitcoin buried in dump Buried ... of virtual currency holding 7,500 bitcoins. He had created them for almost nothing in 2009 and the value of bitcoins has since soared. This week, the price rose above US$1,000. It has been rising ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London luxury home gains defy predictions

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... month, saying the currency's weakness "helped to boost overseas interest and domestic demand has been aided by London's economic recovery". The pound fell about 6.8 per cent ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Half of new homebuyers in London market are foreigners

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to a shortfall of about 250,000 homes by 2020, the report said. The pound has lost about 12.7 per cent in the past five years against a trade-weighted basket of currencies, a Bank of England index shows. ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    Eleven British Islamists jailed for al-Qaeda bomb plot

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:21am by AFP

    ... £9,000 playing foreign currency markets and had to apply for bank loans, the trial heard. Ashik Ali’s older brother Bahader, 29, was sentenced to six years and two other cell members, Mohammed ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices rise as weak pound fuels foreign buying interest

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... average prices rose 1.7 per cent this month from February. The pound has dropped against the euro and the greenback this year and is the second-worst-performing developed market currency ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Can David Cameron parlay Britain into staying in EU?

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... if not to all members, then at least to Britons. The source of concern is the crisis in the euro-zone. The relief at having stayed outside the single currency is palpable in Britain. Had it bought ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scots to vote in 2014 referendum on whether to leave United Kingdom

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... said he wanted to retain the sterling currency and the British monarch as head of state. ...



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