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Forex: British Pound Leads Majors After Inflation Data
The volatile supply-demand relationship that governs investors' appetite for risky assets is at a stand still for a second consecutive day on Tuesday, as investors continue to clamor for safety amid renewed concerns out of Greece, all while the US ...
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
The UK's courting of Mark Carney  Financial Times
Pence to Pounds: Know Your Way around British Cash
When you visit any of the United Kingdom's four nations (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), you will find a whole new set of odd-looking currency as well as heavy pound coins.
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 ...
A Winning Ticket of Style and Handling
The Ford leads with an Anglophile face: a ribbed Aston Martin-style grille that seems a vestige of Ford's previous ownership of that British marque. Perhaps Ford's leaders borrowed the look on the reasoning that, since Aston never made them a dime ...
How Voice of Elmo Kevin Clash lived a double life
He spoke with an affected English, sometimes French, accent though he was from New Jersey and he was Kevin Clash's first entre into a world that was exotic, exhilarating and far removed from his Baltimore background.