Bank of England
17 Jul 2019
Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note
Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.
06 May 2018
The moment when even Shashi Tharoor didn't check facts
Shashi Tharoor, like many others, felt proud on learning former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan was appointed as governor of Bank of England.
24 Apr 2018
Raghuram Rajan is 'top contender' as Bank of England Governor
The Bank of England will bid goodbye to its current governor next year, and authorities are gearing up to launch a hunt for Mark Carney's successor.
12 Aug 2017
Britain decides to stick with animal-fat cash
Despite several protests, Britain has decided to produce its plastic bank notes with traces of animal fat.
18 Jul 2017
UK to introduce new banknote featuring novelist Jane Austen
The Bank of England is introducing a new polymer £10 note featuring the 19th century novelist Jane Austen.
27 Jun 2017
#ThisDayThatYear: 50th anniversary of ATMs
Every country, including India, is trying to go for a cashless economy in the future.
21 Mar 2017
Scottish Independence: Scotland could be independent, says Lord King
Lord Mervyn King, ex-Governor of the Bank of England, said Scotland "could be an independent country" but would "risk" taking a hit to its public finances if oil revenues fall.
30 Nov 2016
UK's new £5-note is tough but not fat-free
Upending a 300-year history and challenging the primacy of paper money, the UK launched plastic banknotes in Sep'16.