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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.
Financial action plan for expats when moving abroad
International current accounts also help if you continue to have an income in Britain, such as a pension. They mean you can run two current accounts side by side, one in euros for example and one in pounds sterling, transferring money between the two ...
Forex News: Sterling Rises as UK Construction Activity Expands
Following two months of reduction, UK construction activity expanded in October according to Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index.
Sterling faces up to risk of downgrade
Aston Martin, the British-based maker of classic sports cars, was warned on Friday that its debt could be downgraded. Could the UK - and the pound - soon suffer the same fate? In the foreign exchange markets, all eyes are on next week's Autumn ...
Pound Declines Against Euro Amid Optimism Debt Crisis is Abating  Bloomberg
Simon Calder's Holiday Helpdesk: Where should I get currency for Thailand
A Take sterling. As a rule of thumb, there are currently 50 Thai baht to �1 - but that is the rate that applies to very large transactions.
One in three don't think the Scottish pound is acceptable in England and two ...
Pounds Sterling notes issued by the crown dependency governments in the Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey (as well as Gibraltar and other British territories using pounds sterling) are not accepted in the UK. The reason is those notes are not issued within ...
A third of Britons think they cannot use Scottish notes in England
Eat like a queen at the British Faire on Saturday
The cost of the tea is $14 (or 8.76 Pound Sterling, if you simply insist on paying in the currency of the U.K.), which includes admission to the Faire - and features live entertainment, organized activities for small children, and a visit by the queen ...
King Beaten by Pound Gains as Foreigners Buy Homes: Currencies
14 (Bloomberg) -- At a time when Bank of England Governor Mervyn King could use a weaker pound to boost the economy, investors from Japan to Norway are propping up sterling by purchasing more U.K. real estate than British citizens and the most stocks ...
Inflation shows biggest jump in over a year in October  Reuters UK
Ten golden quotes from Sir Mervyn King  Channel 4 News (blog)
Pound Rises Against Euro on Greek Concern; Gilts Erase Decline
Sterling strengthened versus most of its 16 major counterparts after a report confirmed Britain's economy exited a double-dip recession in the third quarter, underpinning demand for the U.K. currency. European finance ministers meeting in Brussels cut ...
Pound surges after decent UK growth confirmed and 'hawk' Mark Carney gets ...
Confirmation that the UK economy expanded by 1 per cent over the summer has bumped up the pound against the euro. One pound now buys nearly €1.24 on the currency markets - up from �1.233 this morning. The surge in sterling to around 81p came as ...
Canada's Carney named as Bank of England chief  Reuters UK