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Rare Paddington Bear Tower of London 50p sells for £300 on eBay – how to tell if you have one

Rare Paddington Bear Tower of London 50p sells for £300 on eBay – how to tell if you have one

A 50p coin commemorating Paddington Bear has sold for 600 times its face value. The rare coin, which shows the bear from Darkest Peru standing outside the Tower of London, sold for £300. While it’s not been confirmed whether the coin was in mint condition or not, the image used on the 50p’s eBay page […]

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This is when the Brexit 50p coin will enter circulation – and how you can get one

This is when the Brexit 50p coin will enter circulation – and how you can get one

Millions of new 50p coins are due to be minted and released into circulation this month, to mark the UK’s departure from the European Union. Keen coin collectors will be able to get their hands on the commemorative 50p from Friday 31 January 2020 – the so-called ‘Brexit day’. Limited edition coins Around three million […]

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Hundreds of Nationwide customers have been charged twice – here’s how to check if you’re affected

Hundreds of Nationwide customers have been charged twice – here’s how to check if you’re affected

Nationwide has accidentally charged hundreds of its credit card customers twice – forcing many into financial difficulty as a result. The mistake was first uncovered by financial advice group MoneySavingExpert.com, who found that the bank had pushed many beyond their overdraft limits. What happened? Nationwide customers were charged twice for payments they made on the […]

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Blue Monday is today – here’s why is probably isn’t ‘the most depressing day of the year’

Blue Monday is today – here’s why is probably isn’t ‘the most depressing day of the year’

As well as being the name of one of New Order’s biggest hits from the 1980s, Blue Monday has become known as the single most depressing day of the year. But is it really? Here is everything you need to know about the controversial concept and its strange origins. When is Blue Monday? Blue Monday […]

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Sir David Attenborough is the nation’s dream Prime Minister – who would you choose?

Sir David Attenborough is the nation’s dream Prime Minister – who would you choose?

Sir David Attenborough has been named the nation’s dream Prime Minister. A poll of 2,000 adults has revealed who they would really like to see running the country. The popular naturalist beat close rivals Stephen Fry and Richard Branson to be named the person who should have moved into 10 Downing Street. Attenborough’s calming tones, […]

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Full list of HMV stores closing down – and the ones that have been saved

Full list of HMV stores closing down – and the ones that have been saved

Music retailer HMV has announced that it will be closing some of their stores across the UK. Closing down signs have appeared in many of its stores, which are also advertising ‘everything must go’ sales. HMV closing down The music retailer, which was saved last year after it fell into administration, has stated that the […]

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You could get paid £17k to be a ‘professional hen party tester’ – here’s how to apply

You could get paid £17k to be a ‘professional hen party tester’ – here’s how to apply

Powering through a nine-to-five day is the working life many people are used to, and the daily grind can naturally take its toll from time to time. If you’re fed up with your current routine and have been mulling over a career change, a unique opportunity is up for grabs that is world away from […]

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1,300 cases of bladder cancer caused by a chemical found in drinking water – what you need to know

1,300 cases of bladder cancer caused by a chemical found in drinking water – what you need to know

A new study has revealed that 9.2 per cent of bladder cancer cases in the UK are caused by a chemical found in tap water. The UK is one of nine countries in the EU that was found to exceed the ‘safe limit’ of the chemical. What is the chemical? The chemical is known as […]

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This is when Ramadan will start and end in 2020 – and when Eid al-Fitr will fall

This is when Ramadan will start and end in 2020 – and when Eid al-Fitr will fall

With New Year celebrations now behind us, many will be preparing for the next big milestone event on the calendar – and for Muslims in the UK, that includes Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan is a period of fasting observed by Muslim adults, and it comes just ahead of the Eid al-Fitr, the first […]

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This is how to find out if you have savings in a forgotten Child Trust fund – and how to recover them if you do

This is how to find out if you have savings in a forgotten Child Trust fund – and how to recover them if you do

Did you put money away for your child in a fund years ago and have only just remembered about it? If so, thousands of children’s forgotten savings are set to be moved into Isa accounts automatically, in order to stop them from losing any tax-free benefits. Forgotten Child Trust Funds According to OneFamily, around six […]

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