Pressure piled on David Cameron to do more on threat from Islamic State
New £1, £5, £10 and £20 notes
The Brixton pound is celebrating its second anniversary by launching a new set of notes featuring famous former local residents. Academic and activist Lenford Kwesi Garrison is on the £1 note, Chicago Bulls and Great Britain basketball star Luol Deng is on the fiver, David Bowie (in Aladdin Sane make-up) is on the £10 and second world war secret agent Violette Szabo is on the £20.
IF YOU WANT A DIFFERENT CURRENCY - GO LIVE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
John Pollard..try caps lock off. There's a good boy.
The new currency looks colourful, look forward to see it in circulation.
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New research has found that families are spending an average of £180 on back-to-school supplies for their kids. Does this tally with your experience?
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- Yes, that sounds about right to me
- Yes, but I think school supplies are getting more expensive every year
- No, the cost of new uniforms, stationery and sports kit takes us well past the £200 mark
- No, I wouldn’t spend anything like that amount on the little horrors!