Thursday, October 30, 2014

A billion, a triilion and Little Nicholas

My latest Spanish related Newsvine posts: 

In Spain and other Spanish speaking countries 1 billion is 1,000,000,000,000 while in the USA, UK and other English speaking countries it's 1,000,000,000. Why? Read:

How much is 1 billion? 1 trillion? More? That depends on where you are.

Police in Spain have arrested a 20-year-old alleged con man who embarrassed the establishment by posing as a bigwig and even got himself photographed shaking hands with the king. Fresh-faced and curly-haired, the sharp-suited wheeler-dealer Francisco Nicolas Gomez Iglesias...Read about it:

Little Nicholas: Fresh-Faced 'Con Man' Fools Spain's Elite

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