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Posted on: 4 February 2015
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Monopoly board game in France, its maker will produce one set containing €20,580 in real euros.
Posted on: 30 January 2015
"One must be careful not to be baffled and bewildered by technical jargon. There is no sphere of human thought in which it is easier for a man to show superficial cleverness and the appearance of superior wisdom than in discussing questions of currency and exchange."
Posted on: 28 January 2015
The Moscow Times reports that budget cuts are forcing the Russian State Circus Company to lay off some of its 2,000 animals.
Posted on: 23 January 2015
TV commentators became increasingly agitated yesterday afternoon as the minutes ticked by until the European Central Bank president arrived seven minutes late for his press conference.
Posted on: 21 January 2015
Pedants are unfairly having a go at the Royal Mint because its new £2 coin shows King John using a quill to sign Magna Carta.
Posted on: 19 January 2015
A chap took his three-year-old son to a Folkestone nursery, leaving him with a bag containing his packed lunch.
Posted on: 16 January 2015
Monday: "The floor rate must remain the pillar of Swiss monetary policy.
Posted on: 15 January 2015
According to a press release from headphone manufacturer Sennheiser, 1728 of the emails we receive every year are pointless because their subject matter is trivial and nobody cares.
Posted on: 14 January 2015
Dear Chancellor, When inflation falls outside its 1%-3% target band the Bank's remit requires me to write to you explaining what we are doing about it.
Posted on: 13 January 2015
Fearless investigative journalists at the Daily Mail have opened the lid on instant porridge
Posted on: 9 January 2015
A Birmingham policeperson ran a gang of drug-dealers for years without being detected.
Posted on: 8 January 2015
There was absolutely nothing funny about yesterday's Euroland consumer price index data: Deflation slumped to -0.2% in the year to December. So investors saw no fundamental reason to attack the euro.
Posted on: 7 January 2015
A few hours ahead of Twelfth Night, as traditionalists were taking down their Christmas lights, the local authority in Walsall was putting them up.
Posted on: 6 January 2015
Cornish pasty makers fear for their livelihoods if the proposed EU/US free trade agreement goes ahead.
Posted on: 5 January 2015
Was it deliberately run aground?