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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
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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