UK By Matt Cannon BBC News 14 August 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49329851 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The humble 50p has been making headlines recently with the launch of a new Paddington Bear coin and plans for a Brexit … [Read more...] about Could the 50p in your pocket make you a small fortune?
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Ruling Disy on Monday said it had still not come to a decision on a candidate for Famagusta mayor after its top pick, a former ambassador pulled out of the race over the weekend. In a brief announcement, the party said the executive bureau had met and discussed the issue but failed to reach a consensus on a new candidate. “Consultations will continue in the coming days with the local community, the municipality and the party’s district secretariat,” the party said. Disy’s choice, ambassador Pavlos Anastasiades, said he had withdrawn his name as a candidate. Anastasiades’ name had been on a list of potentials put forward by both Akel and Diko. However, Akel and Diko settled on Simos Ioannou from the same list. Diko had ratified Ioannou last week, and Akel jumped on board after a long meeting that ended on Saturday evening. Following this decision, Anastasiades, in an announcement said he had withdrawn, though he was honoured that he had been a potential … [Read more...] about Disy holds off making decision on candidate for Famagusta mayor
The “dark triad” makes us more creative but also more likely cheat. It turns out there is an opposite make-up – the “light triad” – that could explain why some of us are naturally good. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on WhatsApp Share on Google+ Share by Email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share by Email By Kelly Oakes 24 June 2019 Do you tend to see the best in people, or assume that others are out to get you? And are you always honest in conversation, or do you prefer to turn on the charm?Your answers to these questions partly determine how much of an “everyday saint” you are, according to a group of psychologists who’ve come up with a new way of looking at beneficent personality traits. In order to qualify, it helps if you see … [Read more...] about The ‘light triad’ that can make you a good person
The term 'Wool' or 'Woolyback' is usually reserved as a name for those who live outside of Liverpool. Historically - during the dockers strike - people who came from smaller towns outside the city were referred to as woolybacks, as they would carry woollen bales on their backs. However, in this day and age, the meaning of being a Wool is not determined by location or history, yet rather the way a person dresses or acts. We asked ECHO readers what it is that makes someone a 'wool' and amidst the 'if you read, or work, for the ECHO' replies - here are some of our favourites. 30. Not being able to find the passport office Michael on Twitter wrote: "Getting lost on Old Hall Street looking for the passport office" 29. Getting a receipt at a cash machine 28. Tribal tattoos 27. Not knowing what Sayers is A Twitter user wrote that picking "Greggs over Sayers" made you a wool 26. Wearing toms 25. Liking rugby or thinking it's better than football Emmerdale actor Michael Parr who plays Ross … [Read more...] about 30 things that make you a ‘Wool’ according to ECHO readers
If you were a big Disney fan back in the day, or still are, then your VHS tapes could now end up making you a fortune. Limited edition copies of some Disney films on video are apparently fetching hundreds and even thousands online. Auction sites eBay and Amazon have listings for the black diamond rare Disney videos - with some going for £7,000 for a collection by US sellers. An edition of The Little Mermaid is on offer with a 'buy it now' price of £7,909 with the owner claiming its a unique first edition version with discontinued cover, Hull Live reports. A UK seller is offer 10 black diamond tapes from almost £150. Most valuable items online are Black Diamond tapes, which signal they were released between 1984 to 1993. So if you have a cupboard full of videos, you could be in luck! Read More Top news stories today … [Read more...] about Your rare Disney VHS tapes could make you a fortune