US midterm election results mapped: Republicans sweep to victory

first_img whatsapp More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com Share Wednesday 5 November 2014 5:06 am The US election results are mostly in and the result is a Republican landslide. The Grand Old Party held 14 and gained 8 seats, while the Democrats held 11 and gained zero.At the time of writing, 31 of 34 states had declared with only three, Alaska, Louisiana, and Virginia still to go. Louisiana will have a run-off election in December as neither candidate could glean 50 per cent of the vote. Mitch McConnell, Republican, is now the majority senate leader.  Of the three only Virginia was showing signs of going in a given direction and was leaning Democrat.The race was all but over early: by midnight Eastern Time the Republicans already had 52 Senate seats confirmed.New Hampshire had been identified as a key state: if the Republicans could wrest it from the Democrat’s grasp the race was looking won. In the end the Democrats held it, but the optimism was short lived.Here is an interactive map showing the results of yesterday’s voting. Click on any state to see the proportion of voters choosing a candidate from a given party.Here are Alaska and Hawaii, to save you scrolling:  Tags: NULL center_img whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailNational Penny For Seniors7 Discounts Seniors Only Get If They AskNational Penny For SeniorsMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure Solution Show Comments ▼ US midterm election results mapped: Republicans sweep to victory Billy Ehrenberg last_img read more

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Brixton Village, watch out: Time Out wants to build a massive “hipster hub” in London

first_img Show Comments ▼ whatsapp whatsapp Tags: NULL Brixton Village, watch out: Time Out wants to build a massive “hipster hub” in London Share Friday 21 November 2014 8:58 am by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May Likezenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorLoan Insurance WealthDolly Parton, 74, Takes off Makeup, Leaves Us With No WordsLoan Insurance WealthPast Factory4 Sisters Take The Same Picture For 40 Years. Don’t Cry When You See The Last One!Past FactoryPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramLiver Health1 Bite of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthDefinitionThe Most Famous Movie Filmed In Every U.S. StateDefinition Time Out is branching out. Peter Dubbens, the man behind the magazine, wants to create a huge, 100,000 sq ft “hipster hub” somewhere in central London. The thinking behind the idea, apparently, is to “bring the magazine to life”.Property industry magazine Estates Gazette reported this morning that Dubbens has appointed James Andrew International to find a space for the hub, which will contain shops, restaurants and will be used for cultural activities, in King’s Cross, Camden or Covent Garden.  The idea is that it will emulate Lisbon’s Mercado da Ribeira, a kind of foodie mecca, which the Time Out already manages a large part of. Apparently, it “brings together some of the city’s most loved names in food and drink”. And if there’s one thing hipsters love, it’s food and drink…Having acquired rights to manage the Lisbon market in 2010, the brand transformed it into a gourmet food hall, complete with smart black-and-white branding and hipster-friendly wooden tables, earlier this year, and it quickly became popular among locals. Dubbens told Estates Gazette that the hub will “bring together restaurants, bars, art and events all under one roof” – and also that the brand is thinking of doing a similar thing. The idea is that the market – or whatever it turns out to be – will open in 2017. Brixton Village, watch out… Emma Haslett last_img read more

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George Osborne under fire for seven day current account switching service timidity

first_img whatsapp More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBill Gates reportedly hoped Jeffrey Epstein would help him win a Nobelnypost.com George Osborne under fire for seven day current account switching service timidity Tim Wallace by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTele Health DaveRemember Pierce Brosnan’s Wife? Take A Deep Breath Before You See What She Looks Like NowTele Health DaveMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramHero Wars This game will keep you up all night! Hero Wars MoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus EliminatorThe Chef PickElisabeth Shue, 57, Sends Fans Wild As She Flaunts Age-Defying FigureThe Chef PickUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementIf Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive Supplement Sharecenter_img George Osborne is expected to tweak the seven day current account switching scheme to iron out some of the wrinkles in the system, in his Autumn Statement next week.But the changes did not go nearly far enough to open up the market to competition, the Yorkshire Building Society said. And consumer group Which? also called for the changes to go further and faster.Currently, any payment to an old account will be transferred to the new account automatically for two years after the switch. Osborne is planning to raise this to three years.As the system stands, small firms can use the switching scheme if their turnover is below €2m (£1.6m) – a limit set to be hiked to £6.5m. And the chancellor is considering telling banks to speed up the switches, from seven working days to five, according to the plans, which were first reported by Sky News.But critics argue the changes are mere tinkering, and are insufficient to inject the competition the sector needs.“The switching service is an innovation, which despite the government’s good intentions, has unfortunately not done enough to encourage competition,” said the Yorkshire Building Society’s Mike Regnier.“We instead want to see real reform that achieves full account portability.”This would eliminate the manual changes which customers have to make to some of their payments.“Changes to increase the speed of switching would be welcome, but they must be supported by much stronger reforms that get to the heart of the lack of competition and trust in the market,” said Richard Lloyd from Which? “Banks must also make it easier for people to compare the cost of running current accounts and to find the best account for them.”The Treasury and the Payments Council declined to comment ahead of the Autumn Statement. Show Comments ▼ Tuesday 25 November 2014 8:56 pm Tags: George Osborne People whatsapplast_img read more

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London startup Yoyo in mobile payments app deal with AirAsia

first_img Show Comments ▼ London startup Yoyo in mobile payments app deal with AirAsia Tags: Startups Euston-based startup Yoyo is set to launch the first pan-Asian mobile payments and loyalty app as part of an expected agreement with Malaysian budget airline AirAsia, to be announced next week, City A.M. understands. Yoyo co-founders Alain Falys and Michael Rolph are in Singapore today with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to showcase London’s financial technology sector and will then travel to Kuala Lumpur to fin­a­lise the deal with AirAsia. The deal will see the airline reduce the number of cash payments on its flights for duty free and in-flight purchases and instead use mobile payments with Yoyo’s technology. Yoyo runs a mobile payments app that also combines with an auto­matic loyalty point collection system for consumers and retailers. The startup launched last year with $5m (£3.1m) of investment from Imperial Innovations Group, the technology investment group from Imperial College, Telefonica, Firestartr among others.  Yoyo was founded by Alain Falys, co-founder of e-invoicing business OB10, Dave Nicholson, co-founder of peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa and Michael Rolph, who worked at Paypal, Barclaycard and First Data.  More From Our Partners Biden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com Share whatsapp Oliver Smith whatsapp Thursday 27 November 2014 9:01 pmlast_img read more

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Driverless cars will be tested in four UK cities from January 2015: London, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry

first_img Driverless cars will be tested in four UK cities from January 2015: London, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTele Health DaveRemember Pierce Brosnan’s Wife? Take A Deep Breath Before You See What She Looks Like NowTele Health DaveMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekThe No Cost Solar ProgramGet Paid To Install Solar + Tesla Battery For No Cost At Install and Save Thousands.The No Cost Solar ProgramHero Wars This game will keep you up all night! Hero Wars MoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementIf Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementThe Chef PickElisabeth Shue, 57, Sends Fans Wild As She Flaunts Age-Defying FigureThe Chef PickFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus Eliminator Wednesday 3 December 2014 5:15 pm Driverless cars could be coming to a road near you.Four UK cities have been chosen to test out driverless cars, according to an announcement by public body Innovate UK. Greenwich in South East London will have one project, as well as Bristol while Milton Keynes and Coventry will share one. The trials will last between 18 and 36 months starting in January 2015.Autonomous cars will receive an extra £9m in government funding, in addition to the £10m which was announced earlier this year.Chancellor George Osborne did not mention the extra funding in today’s speech, but it was outlined in the Autumn Statement documents.Nick Jones, lead technologist for the low carbon vehicle innovation platform at Innovate UK, said:Cars that drive themselves would represent the most significant transformation in road travel since the introduction of the internal combustion engine and at Innovate UK, we want to help the UK to lead the world in making that happen.There are so many new and exciting technologies that can come together to make driverless cars a reality, but it’s vital that trials are carried out safely, that the public have confidence in that technology and we learn everything we can through the trials so that legal, regulation and protection issues don’t get in the way in the future.It follows a government announcement earlier this year, where ministers said that driverless cars could be used on public roads as early as January next year. To-date, they have only been allowed to operate on private roads in the UK. whatsapp whatsapp Share Jessica Morris Show Comments ▼ Tags: Driverless carslast_img read more

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Two of London’s oldest law firms to join forces next year

first_img Share A COUPLE of London’s oldest law firms – May, May & Merrimans, and Hunters – are to merge as of 1 April next year, they announced yesterday. The newly-formed firm will be known as Hunters, incorporating May, May & Merrimans, and will have its main office at 9 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn. It will be equipped with 120 staff with a combined experience of 530 years. Hunters was founded in 1715 and has practised from its 17th century premises in Lincoln’s Inn for close to 300 years. The company has been expanding since 2011, when it incorporated private client firm Vernor-Miles & Noble into its business. In the following 18 months, the firm hired five new partners and, in February 2014, took on boutique firm Klein Solicitors. May, May & Merrimans was established in 1786 by Richard Wilson, with the firm adopting its present name after its merger with Merrimans in 1968. The firm is particularly known for its work on landed estates and heritage property.Paul Almy, senior partner at Hunters, said: “It is our responsibility to keep evolving so that we continue to be a leading Lincoln’s Inn law firm for many generations to come. May, May & Merrimans have an exceptionally strong private client department and a very well-established property practice. Their team will provide us with significant strength in depth ensuring that we continue to offer a comprehensive service to all our clients.”Senior partner at May, May & Merrimans Richard Taylor added: “We believe our two firms to be an ideal fit in terms of focus, ethos and commitment to providing a high-quality and cost-effective service to clients. By joining forces we will produce one of the largest private client departments in the country, with the expertise and resources required to maintain the highest standards in what has become a very specialist area.” Show Comments ▼ Ollie Gordon Wednesday 10 December 2014 8:47 pm Tags: NULL whatsapp whatsapp Two of London’s oldest law firms to join forces next year Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofHomemade Tomato Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBaked Sesame Salmon: Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof last_img read more

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UK will boost foreign investment into China to over £26bn by 2020

first_img UK will boost foreign investment into China to over £26bn by 2020 Express KCS Monday 19 January 2015 8:24 pm Tags: NULL BRITAIN is set to boost its foreign direct investment into China from £6.7bn to nearly £26bn over the next five years as China becomes one of the most attractive markets for foreign investors.Total global foreign investment in China will soar 177 per cent by 2020 to £1.3 trillion, accounting for 2.8 per cent of China’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to a report from global law firm King & Wood Mallesons.“Europe has welcomed Chinese investment in many strategically significant areas, and now China is taking steps to welcome European investors,” wrote Lord Green the chair of financial services industry body TheCityUK, in King & Wood Mallesons’ report Branching Out: Investment Opportunities in China in 2020.Last year, the UK contributed one per cent of China’s total foreign direct investment, King & Wood Mallesons’ report predicts this will nearly double to 1.97 per cent by 2020.Hong Kong will remain a key foreign investor in China contributing 63.37 per cent of the total investment by 2020, a 4.6 per cent decline, but still the largest investor country due to its favourable tax arrangements and position as an investment gateway into China. Share whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe Wrap’Drake & Josh’ Star Drake Bell Arrested in Ohio on Attempted ChildThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapKatt Williams Explains Why He Believes There ‘Is No Cancel Culture’ inThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap whatsapplast_img read more

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Petrobras share price jumps as chief Maria das Graças Foster and five senior executives resign amid Brazil corruption scandal

first_imgWednesday 4 February 2015 9:49 am More From Our Partners Police Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org whatsapp Share Show Comments ▼ by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldzenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comBeverly Hills MDPlastic Surgeon Explains: “Doing This Every Morning Can Snap Back Sagging Skin” (No Creams Needed)Beverly Hills MDNoteableyKirstie Alley Is So Skinny Now And Looks Like A BarbieNoteableyUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementIf Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)Ultimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorBeach RaiderMom Belly Keeps Growing, Doctor Sees Scan And Calls CopsBeach Raidercenter_img Lynsey Barber Petrobras chief executive Maria das Graças Foster and five other senior executives of the Brazilian oil company have resigned in the wake of an ongoing corruption scandal.The departures sent shares in the state-run oil giant rising by more than six per cent in early trading in Sao Paulo, extending yesterday’s gains of more than 15 per cent on reports that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff had made a decision to dismiss Foster. A new leadership team will be decided at a meeting of board members due to be held on Friday.Police claim to have uncovered price-fixing, bribery, and a political kickbacks scheme which is alleged to have diverted at least $3.7bn (£2.4bn) and up to $28bn (£18.4bn) away from Petrobras.A number of former senior executives and more than 80 people are facing charges and more than 200 businesses are being investigated.The company is also being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.The scandal, which has wiped $22.7bn (£14.9bn) from the value of its assets, has become a major crisis for recently re-elected Rousseff. Petrobras share price jumps as chief Maria das Graças Foster and five senior executives resign amid Brazil corruption scandal whatsapp Tags: Petrobraslast_img read more

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Lord Mandelson doubts Labour can win the General Election

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Plastic Forth Bridge fivers are fine for laundering

first_img Tags: NULL Monday 23 March 2015 12:27 am by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekForbesThese 10 Colleges Have Produced The Most Billionaire AlumniForbeszenherald.com20 Rules Genghis Khan’s Army Had To Live Byzenherald.comMoguldom NationFather Of 2 Sues Los Angeles Hospital After Wife Dies During ChildbirthMoguldom NationNoteableyKirstie Alley Is So Skinny Now And Looks Like A BarbieNoteableyGameday NewsNASCAR Drivers Salaries Finally ReleasedGameday NewsMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesComedyAbandoned Submarines Floating Around the WorldComedy whatsapp Share Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofBest Wine Gifts & Wine Accessories at Every PriceGayotCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofHomemade Tomato Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBaked Sesame Salmon: Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof CLYDESDALE Bank will release Britain’s first plastic banknotes this week, with 2m £5 notes going into circulation.Giving new meaning to the phrase “flashing the plastic”, the polymer banknotes are being launched with a Scottish theme to mark the 125th anniversary of the Forth Bridge. The note features the image of Sir William Arrol, one of Scotland’s most celebrated engineers, whose company constructed the bridge.The new note will include fresh security – shiny ink in the shape of Scotland over a transparent window, which changes colour as the note is moved and tilted. But the fiver’s best feature must surely be the fact it won’t be wrecked by accidentally going through the wash. Research shows polymer notes stay cleaner for longer, are more difficult to counterfeit and last at least two-and-a-half times longer than paper ones. Let the money laundering begin! center_img Express KCS whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Plastic Forth Bridge fivers are fine for laundering last_img read more

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