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Monthly Archives: December 2010
Tis the season to be jolly. That is of course unless you are Carlos Tevez. Reportedly tired, depressed and disillusioned with life, the Manchester City superstar has this week handed in a written transfer request complaining of relationships with ‘certain executives’ at the club as being ‘broken and beyond repair’.
You’ve probably heard of the expression banded about in the press, by politicians and political commentators – Middle Britain. Ed Miliband talks of the ‘squeezed middle’. What about middle income, middle class? The mean (or is it median?) of the British population these days seems to hold centre stage wherever you look. From column inches to rolling news. A fiercely contested economic and political battleground, where exactly is Middle Britain?
You don’t need a cash counting machine to know that this time of year can be a severe test for even the healthiest of bank accounts. There’s something about Christmas that seems to relieve many of us of our financial senses, sweeping us along on great tidings of comfort and joy all the way through the party season to the January financial hang over. Washed up and spent out.
As church bells rang out across the land and the nation celebrated the news of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement, somewhere in the darkest depths of Surrey an entrepreneurial coin designer was toiling away in their workshop. Their ambition? To win the rights to design the first legal tender coin commemorating the upcoming royal wedding. Industry and initiative handsomely rewarded with news that the Queen herself has issued official written approval for the coin.
Can you beat this hoarding record?
Estimates of spare change lying around in UK homes stands at a staggering £400 million pounds, but the world record is held by a US resident. Edmond Knowles, today broke the world’s record for the largest ever personal penny collection with a cash-in of 1,308,459 pennies (or $13,084.59) at Escambia County Bank’s Coinstar machine in Flomaton, Alabama.