Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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Elderly woman finds £5 note worth £50,000, donates the money to young people

Added: 22.02.2017 9:57 | 0 views | 0 comments


Finding out that the fiver in your wallet is worth thousands of pounds is a dream-come-true for some — but not everyone. A Northern Irish woman who discovered a rare £5 note worth £50,000 ($62,317) has given the note to charity because she says she has no use for the money.  SEE ALSO: Some lucky duck got a £5 note 'worth £50,000' in a Christmas card The note is one of just four ultra-rare notes worth £50,000 in circulation in the UK. The note — which is engraved with a special Jane Austen inscription — is the third one to be snapped up, leaving just one left. The woman who discovered the note contacted the gallery founded by Graham Short — the artist who engraved the notes — stating her wish to donate the note to charity. "£5 note enclosed, I don't need it at my time of life. Please use it to help young people," reads the letter sent to the gallery by the donor, who prefers to remain anonymous.  Image: graham short "The lady who found the note has surprised us all by sending it to the gallery and asking that it be used to help young people," reads a blog post on Short's website.  According to the post, the proceeds from the note will be donated to children's charity Children in Need.   "Currently contacting outlets connected to Children in Need to try and give this to a good cause so we honour the request of the lucky woman who originally discovered the note," ontinues. BONUS: This keychain can take away that annoying jingle your keys make

Sick driver ploughs into flock of birds killing dozens in horrifying dashcam footage as passengers shriek with laughter

Added: 22.02.2017 1:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

WARNING: UPSETTING CONTENT Sickening dashcam footage records wildfowl massacre and jolly Christmas revellers shrieking with laughter over the &'bird storm&'

From: www.mirror.co.uk

In the most populous Muslim nation, a test of tolerance

Added: 22.02.2017 0:55 | 1 views | 0 comments


Last year, British voters in London elected a Muslim as mayor. A good example is happening in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation and its third-largest democracy. On Feb. 15, in a three-way race for the governorship of the capital, Jakarta, the Christian incumbent – who faces blasphemy charges for allegedly making a negative comment about the Quran – won the most votes (43 percent) against two rivals who ran on their Muslim faith.

Keeping the Peace: What Tarek and Christina El Moussa Can Learn From Other Famous Divorces

Added: 22.02.2017 0:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

Welcome to the world of celebrity divorces. Inherently messy? Yes, but it certainly doesn't have to be that way. Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa's divorce is the latest...

Tarek El Moussa and Christina El Moussa Address the Fallout of Their Marriage and the Future of Flip or Flop

Added: 21.02.2017 15:06 | 2 views | 0 comments

These reality stars are facing the reality of their personal drama. After announcing their separation late last years, the stars of HGTV's Flip or Flop have had their own world...

From: uk.eonline.com

Santorum: Anti-Semitic acts coming from Muslims

Added: 21.02.2017 15:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Former senator Rick Santorum and former New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn debate why President Donald Trump hasn't condemned anti-Semitic acts in the US.

Peepland #4

Added: 21.02.2017 7:28 | 2 views | 0 comments

Peepland #4
It's looking to be a climatic December 31st in Times Square! Titan Comics' Peepland #4 by Christa Faust, Gary Phillips & Andrea Camerini.

From: www.cbr.com

Indonesia Islamists urge ouster of Jakarta governor, plan more protests

Added: 21.02.2017 6:57 | 2 views | 0 comments


Indonesian Islamist groups on Monday called on the government to suspend the Christian governor of the capital and for the courts to convict him of blasphemy, demands they will make again at a rally outside parliament on Tuesday. Islamist groups have held two big rallies since November against the governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is on trial for insulting the Koran, and in the midst of an election in which he hopes to win a second term. "Our demands to parliament are that they urge the government to suspend Purnama ... and urge the Supreme Court and judges to detain him and impose the maximum sentence," said Muhammad al Khaththath of the Islamic People's Forum.

Elderly woman finds £5 note worth £50,000, donates the money to young people

Added: 21.02.2017 6:57 | 0 views | 0 comments


Finding out that the fiver in your wallet is worth thousands of pounds is a dream-come-true for some — but not everyone. A Northern Irish woman who discovered a rare £5 note worth £50,000 ($62,317) has given the note to charity because she says she has no use for the money.  SEE ALSO: Some lucky duck got a £5 note 'worth £50,000' in a Christmas card The note is one of just four ultra-rare notes worth £50,000 in circulation in the UK. The note — which is engraved with a special Jane Austen inscription — is the third one to be snapped up, leaving just one left. The woman who discovered the note contacted the gallery founded by Graham Short — the artist who engraved the notes — stating her wish to donate the note to charity. "£5 note enclosed, I don't need it at my time of life. Please use it to help young people," reads the letter sent to the gallery by the donor, who prefers to remain anonymous.  Image: graham short "The lady who found the note has surprised us all by sending it to the gallery and asking that it be used to help young people," reads a blog post on Short's website.  According to the post, the proceeds from the note will be donated to children's charity Children in Need.   "Currently contacting outlets connected to Children in Need to try and give this to a good cause so we honour the request of the lucky woman who originally discovered the note," ontinues. BONUS: This keychain can take away that annoying jingle your keys make

News: Virgin Atlantic to connect London Heathrow to Barbados

Added: 21.02.2017 5:12 | 3 views | 0 comments

Virgin Atlantic has today announced plans to launch the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will launch on December 12th to help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.

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