There’s only one month left to cash in on the old £1 coins before they become useless. You’ll no longer be able to use them to make purchases in shops, supermarkets, vending machines and even car parks! Here we’ll take a look at the 10 rarest and most valuable designs.
2011 Edinburgh £1 coin.
This is the rarest £1 coin in circulation which is part of a series of coins depicting the four capital cities in the UK. There are around 935,000 in circulation and the coins are being sold for around £30 if they’re in very good condition. Most of the coins are going for £5 though. Click ‘Next’ to see the rest
Sad to report that the TV and showbiz legend Sir Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89.
His family confirmed that the national treasure, veteran performer and TV presenter – who fronted Strictly Come Dancing from 2004-2014 – passed away on Friday, after being unwell for some time.
‘It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family announce that Sir Bruce passed away this afternoon, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Wilnelia and all his children,’ his manager Ian Wilson said in a statement.
It’s great to see he kept his sense of humour right until the end.
‘A couple of weeks ago, a friend visited him and asked him what he had been doing these last 18 months. ‘With a twinkle in his eye, he responded: “I’ve been very, very busy…being ill!”.’ Rest in Peace Bruce
The Queen’s drinking habits have been revealed, we’re sure that you’ll be shocked at how many alcoholic drinks the 90-year-old can knock back every day.
For starters, she’s supposedly keen on a cheeky gin and Dubonnet just before her lunch. Then, during her midday meal she reportedly has a glass of wine.At this point we’d probably start feeling a bit tipsy. Never one to let the team down, Queen Lizzie continues, polishing off a dry Martini in the evening and a flute of champagne before heading to bed.
Good for her!
If you haven’t been counting up the units, (don’t worry, we have) this would mean that she’s supposedly racking up around 6 a day, or 42 units a week – technically making her a binge drinker. Who’d have thought it!
The late Queen Mother gets the award for Biggest Royal drinker though. Her taste for gin meant that she allegedly used to drink around 70 units a week.
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Expensive creams and medical procedures are one way to reduce wrinkles but why not give some of these natural remedies a try instead?
The natural B Vitamins and rich Vitamin E help this work its rejuvenating magic. Simply whip up a couple of egg whites in a bowl. Massage it onto your skin, and allow it to dry for 15 minutes. Once dry, rinse off with warm water.
Kate Middleton captured the nations hearts when she married Prince William on the 29th of April 2011. She’s now known formally as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
Her parents, Michael and Carol Middleton are from working class backgrounds and are self made millionaires. They made their money from a mail order party supplies company called Party Pieces. They’ve worked hard to give their children the best start in life, sending them to exclusive private schools as well as employing them in the family business.
In this post we’ll look back at Kate before she was a Princess, through the years, from school, to university where she met Prince William.
Back in 1968 Mark Lester was 8 when he played Oliver Twist in the Film adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. He’ll probably be best remembered for uttering the now synonymous line, “Please Sir, I want some more.