SS Peter Weir's tale of war and friendship in 1915 reaches a devastating finale in the clash between Australians and Turks on the shore of the Dardanelles.
Mel Gibson's race through the trenches with a crucial message - ignore the last order!
Lots of smouldering, and Bamburgh Sands' finest screen moment.
It's often a good idea to take games with you on a long journey, and luckily Max von Sydow's medieval knight has his travel chess with him as he returns from the Crusades only to run into Death (Bengt Ekerot) on a rocky Scandinavian shore.
By the end of the 20th century, the United States dollar was considered the world's most dominant reserve currency, and the world's need for dollars has allowed the United States government as well as Americans to borrow at lower costs, granting them an advantage in excess of 0 billion per year. However, the U. dollar's status as a reserve currency, by increasing in value, hurts U. exporters. The Dutch guilder emerged as a de facto world currency in the 18th century due to unprecedented domination of trade by the Dutch East India Company. However, the development of the modern concept of a reserve currency took place in the mid nineteenth century, with the introduction of national central banks and treasuries and an increasingly integrated global economy.
By the 1860s, most industrialised countries had followed the lead of the United Kingdom and put their currency on to the gold standard.
An entomologist misses a bus after a trip collecting insects and is forced to lodge with a widow whose cottage lies at the bottom of a sandpit.“Marriage is like a coffin and each kid is another nail”- Homer Simpson's quip in How I Spent My Strummer Vacation (2002).The Simpsons was created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening, James L Brooks and Sam Simon.At that point the UK was the primary exporter of manufactured goods and services and over 60% of world trade was invoiced in pound sterling.British banks were also expanding overseas, London was the world centre for insurance and commodity markets and British capital was the leading source of foreign investment around the world; sterling soon became the standard currency used for international commercial transactions. For example, suppose an American company sells electrical equipment to a buyer in France for one million euros.