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Sunday 18 May 2008
Sunday 06 April 2008
Thursday 03 April 2008
In the biggest change to coinage since decimalisation, new designs were introduced yesterday that form a jigsaw-like image of heraldic symbols when the various denominations are laid out next to each other.
Wednesday 02 April 2008
The winning entry in a public competition to design the first new British coin series for nearly 40 years was unveiled today.
Monday 03 March 2008
Sunday 03 February 2008
Friday 26 May 2006
Everyone knows about the giant panda. Everyone knows about the tiger and the polar bear and how they are threatened with extinction. For creatures like these, in the words of some rather cynical zoologists, are "charismatic megafauna" - big beasts with loads of photogenic personality.
Friday 26 May 2006
Sunday 02 April 2006
Tuesday 04 October 2005
Sunday 06 February 2005
Tuesday 04 January 2005
Thursday 11 November 2004
Trustees of The Diana, Princess of Wales, Memorial Fund have settled a £14m legal battle with a wealthy American couple that had threatened to end its international charity work.
Wednesday 08 September 2004
The Liberal Democrats yesterday proposed a £2bn rise in pensions for the over-75s by abolishing the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). By that - and selling off the Royal Mint - the party proposes guaranteeing every person over 75 an income of £105 a week.
Thursday 29 April 2004
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
- 1 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 2 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 4 Chilling drone footage captures Auschwitz ahead of 70th anniversary of liberation
- 5 Phil Neville backtracks on Tomas Rosicky 'I'd smash him' comments from Match of the Day 2