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Penny

The formal or informal name for the smallest unit of many currencies. One penny is usually equal in value to one cent or the equivalent.
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"My office supports hundreds of families left penniless because of these brutal cuts and our local CAB and the Highland Council welfare support team help many more people left with nowhere else to turn.
THE extraordinary tale of an Irishman who made his fortune in America yet died penniless is retold tonight in a documentary.
The controversial comedian, who earned millions of pounds when he was a huge star in the 70s and 80s, died from a heart attack aged 76 on Thursday afternoon after spending his final days as a penniless recluse.
Due to financial crisis in Albayrak Company, more than 300 employees of different cadres have become unable to make their ends meet as they have gone penniless due to non disbursement of salaries since the last two months and their families are put on the brink of starvation.
One employee, single mum Sheryl Alexander, said she is penniless and "up to her eyeballs in debt" following the Lanarkshire firm's closure.
"We have now turned penniless," he regretted and appealed to Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif to address extend financial support for the treatment of their son.
'On getting payment, he always headed to the bar and returned home late, drunk and penniless,' he said.
JERICHO ITV, 9.00pm Set in Yorkshire in the 1870s, this new period dama stars Jessica Raine (below) as Annie Quaintain, who is left homeless and penniless following the death of her husband.
Set in Yorkshire in the 1870s, it stars actress Jessica Raine as Annie Quaintain, who is left homeless and penniless following the death of her schoolteacher husband.
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A MAN left his frail 80-year-old grandmother penniless after spending her inheritance from being widowed, a court heard yesterday.