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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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Another was a girl who fell out with her mother and ended up homeless, while one man was left penniless after an administration error in his benefits.
Mum-of-two Louise Franco, 34, was left penniless and homeless after husband Jay's death on Christmas Eve.
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.
A MAN left his frail 80-year-old grandmother penniless after spending her inheritance from being widowed, a court heard yesterday.
A BILLIONAIRE who wants to die penniless has given [euro]31million to make life better for people in the North.
She convinces her penniless divorcee sister, Josephine, to pen it under her name, promising her the proceeds--a great trade-off until the novel becomes the smash hit of the year.
But he claimed he was penniless, having declared himself bankrupt in the UK when he and his wife split in 2000.
This novel gives an unflinching look into the love lives of a millionairess/artist/burn-survivor (based on Frida Kahlo) and her penniless author/paramour (based on Diego Rivera).
But the defender was penniless when he died of a muscle-wasting condition at just 54 years old, in 2004.
AN elderly couple have been left penniless are being targeted by burglars in their own home.
EGON RONAY arrived in Britain a penniless refugee from Hungary, and devoted the rest of his life to fighting the horrors of post-war British cooking.