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Forex: British Pound Leads Majors After Inflation Data
Instead, the focus has been on data out of the United Kingdom, which has propelled the British Pound to the top performer today.
Pound Sterling Exchange Rate: Bank Of England Name New Governor, GBP Reaction ...
The Pound Sterling's exchange rate has been unaffected so far this week as Mervyn King's term as Bank of England Governor ended; he is to be replaced by the now former governor of the Canadian central bank Mark Carney.
Pound surges after UK economic growth confirmed and Mark Carney named as ...  Daily Mail
Canada's Carney named as Bank of England chief  Reuters UK
Simon Calder's Holiday Helpdesk: Where should I get currency for Thailand
For example, order online from the Post Office today and you will get a rate of around 46.5 baht to the pound. You may wish to obtain a few thousand baht in advance to cover initial expenses, but personally I would always wait until I arrived in ...
UK government pledges more funding for space programs
In a speech Friday at the Royal Society in London, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced the British government would raise its contributions to the European Space Agency to 240 million British pounds, or $381 million, per year over the ...
A third of Britons think they cannot use Scottish notes in England
Therefore, this is why Scottish notes are generally accepted as a legitimate form of payment in shops and other retailers in the UK. The current series of Scottish banknotes in circulation are called the Ilay series, which feature the face of the Earl ...
UK gives �19million aid to South Africa - its president spends �17.5million on ...
Britain is committed to spending an average of �19 million a year in aid on South Africa until 2015, mainly aimed at reducing HIV.
The Real Story Behind Plymouth Rock
(Some townsfolk interpreted the rupture as a providential sign that America should sever itself from Great Britain.) The bottom portion of Plymouth Rock was left ... Years later, it was discovered that a 400-pound slab that was carved off was being ...
The US economic calendar is stacked with many events throughout the month but none is more anticipated that the release of Non-Farm Payroll figures.
Scandal at the BBC: A Sign of Crisis in British Media?
I think it is a necessary part of the therapy, if you like, of this current crisis. But longer term, it's really important that the BBC, if it wants to have 5 billion pounds ($7.9 billion) a year, if it wants to be so central to public life in Britain ...
A stain on the nation
In the past 20 years tattoos have made an indelible mark on Britain, shifting from working-class war paint to middle-class must-have.