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The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run was established in 1896 partly to mark the abolition of which legal requirement in motoring

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1. A new version of which British coin will be introduced in 2017?

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On Wednesday the Chancellor Alistair Darling said duty on cider would go up by 10 per cent above the rate of inflation. It will increase the price of a pint of cider in a pub by about 20p, to about £3 a pint. Cider drinkers say that they are among the biggest losers from the 2010 Budget and are lobbying 10 Downing Street to reverse the policy.

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