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The new £5 note has a major grammar blunder…But have you spotted it?

The Bank of England has been accused of “dumbing down” after choosing to remove punctuation from a quote by Sir Winston Churchill printed on the new polymer £5 notes. The original concept image for the new polymer £5 notes correctly included … Continue reading

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Update: The latest news on the Bank of England’s Polymer Banknotes

The Polymer banknotes are still catching the headlines this week after a £5 note was found with a mysterious secret message. Two different people, who thought they had found the rare Jane Austen £5 note worth more than £20,000, have … Continue reading

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Bank of England sticks with £5 note despite animal fat concerns

Last year it came to light that the new plastic fivers are actually made using tallow, a substance produced from animal fat. The news sparked an online petition calling for the Bank of England to stop using tallow in the … Continue reading

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