Topic: National Economy

Old Pound Coins No Longer Legal Tender

Published on by Liam Forkes (author)

The new twelve-sided £1 coin. (photo: )

The new twelve-sided £1 coin.

Today (October 16th) marks the first day that old-style pound coins are no longer legal tender, meaning businesses can refuse to accept them.

PM backs plans for ‘HS3’

Published on by Tom Howard (author)

Frank Partridge discusses HS2 and HS3 with Broadcaster reporter Tom Howard (photo: Bea Stapleford)

Frank Partridge discusses HS2 and HS3 with Broadcaster reporter Tom Howard

David Cameron has given the green light to plans for a controversial high-speed rail link in the north of England.