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Jane Austen takes pride of place on Britain's new plastic £10 note

The Bank of England has unveiled its first plastic £10 note, featuring British novelist Jane Austen.
Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

The Bank of England on Tuesday unveiled a new bank note featuring Jane Austen to coincide with the author's death 200 years ago after a campaign to include more women on Britain's currency.
SBS

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A British legislator reportedly informed Parliament that Jane Austen, the lauded author who died two centuries ago, was one of Britain's greatest living authors. Andrea Leadsom quickly corrected..
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News video: Andrea Leadsom Says Jane Austen Was "One Of Our Greatest Living Authors"

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Andrea Leadsom Says Jane Austen Was "One Of Our Greatest Living Authors"
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News video: Criticism for New £10 Note with Quote From One of Jane Austen's Most Disliked Characters

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The new £10 note design featuring author Jane Austen has been revealed, but people aren’t happy about one detail.A new £2 coin was also revealed on the same date to much less..
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News video: Questions Over U.K.'s Jane Austen Banknote

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Jul.19 -- There is a new note when it comes to the pound and it's rather controversial. Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
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News video: Jane Austen featured on new British bank note

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Britain is to get a new ten pound bank note made of plastic and with the face of a famous woman on the back of it, the novelist Jane Austen. The Bank of England’s governor presented the new tenner..
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Britain celebrates literary icon Jane Austen on bicentenary of her death

Two hundred years after Jane Austen's death, Britain is celebrating one of its best-loved authors, who combined romance with biting social commentary that still speaks to fans around the world.
SBS

What the modern woman can learn from Jane Austen, 200 years after her death

As the world marks the 200th anniversary of her death, the much loved author remains as relevant as ever
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Celebrating the genius of Jane Austen 200 years after her death

The novels of Jane Austen have a lot to say about Australia's current crop of politicians, say experts.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

The Jane Austen Festival is on at Albert Hall this weekend

Regency finery and manners will rule for three days.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Why are couples so mean to single people?

To paraphrase my great mate Jane Austen, a single woman in possession of a few more good years must be in search of a husband.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Jane Austen: Did arsenic kill her?

The cause of Jane Austen's mysterious death at age 41 has been much pondered over the years. Was it a hormonal disorder? Cancer? Complications from drinking unpasteurised milk?
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

There's no end in sight to Jane Austen mania

With Whit Stillman's Love & Friendship soon to hit the big screen only the latest in a long line, it's clear the enduring fascination with the British author will continue.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald

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