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Warning as coin worth £10 sells for £300 on eBay

Michael Bond’s most famous literary creation, Paddington Bear, was well-known for piercing suspicious characters with his hard stare. And that may well have been his response to the news that a ‘Paddington Bear at the Tower of London’ 50p coin sold for £300 on eBay. The 2019-minted coin is part …

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Amazon start new game find your parcel

Who doesn’t love a good game around Christmas time? Amazon have just started one called ‘Find your parcel’ Piloting in Wales & Guisborough… and it could be coming to you next! Around this time 10 years ago Chris was shocked to find out his parcel almost took a ride to …

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U.K. Election Week, Part I: The Threat of Corbynomics

Graphic concept of an election in Great Britain, depicting by the hand of a voter putting his vote in the ballot box with the flag of the United Kingdom in the background. (Photo: AdobeStock) I’m currently in London for discussions about public policy, particularly the potential for the right kind of …

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CRAIG BROWN: To servants, there’s just one Prince of Oafs 

Recalling the two younger Princes, the Prince of Wales’s housekeeper Wendy Berry found Edward ‘utterly charming and polite’, but Andrew (pictured) boorish and rude, writes CRAIG BROWN On November 28, 2001, Gyles Brandreth attended a reception at Buckingham Palace for bigwigs in the media. The Queen was telling a small …

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