Category : England

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

What you need to know about the new pound

As the Royal Mint introduces a new £1 coin to tackle forgeries, here are 10 things we know about the pound. 1. The new 12-sided coin has a gold-coloured outer ring and a silver-coloured centre. 2. It features the fifth coinage portrait of the Queen,...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

New high-tech £1 coin to edge out old pound

The new 12-sided £1 coin will enter circulation on Tuesday, replacing the old round version after 30 years. The new, high-tech coin is being introduced because the old one was vulnerable to forgery. It is estimated that roughly one in every 30 coins...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Pedestrian killed in crash after police chase

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a car which drove through a red light following a police chase. Officers in Birmingham had called off the pursuit of a dark coloured Ford Mondeo shortly before the 45-year-old man was struck. West Midl...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Williams 'still recovering' from Jump injury

Vogue Williams has said she is still recovering from a knee injury she suffered while training for TV show The Jump. The Irish presenter and model was the first person forced to pull out of the winter sports competition after rupturing her anterior...