The Bank of England says it will honor Alan Turing on a new 50-pound banknote. Mr. Turing, a math genius and secret hero of World War II, was mistreated by England near the end of his life.
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In today's news roundup, France puts a new tax on internet companies, a Japanese spacecraft lands on an asteroid, protected birds in Australia may have been poisoned, and a security company drops $175,000 out of their truck.
If someone finds a wallet with a lot of money, are they likely to return it? A new science experiment shows an unexpected result: the more money that is in a wallet, the more likely it is to be returned.
David Katz was upset by all the plastic going into the oceans. To help solve the problem, he had an unusual idea - to treat plastic like money. Mr. Katz calls his idea the "Plastic Bank".
Last October, Australia put out a new $50 bill, which is harder to copy. Sadly, the bills have a spelling mistake that didn't get noticed until after the bank had put out 46 million of them.
When workers think they aren't being treated fairly, one way they can make their voices heard is by striking - refusing to work. Here's a look at four different groups of workers striking around the world.
The Royal Australian Mint has started Australia's first coin hunting contest. They are hoping Australians will try to collect three special coins that could allow them to win a prize.