Father stares at the hand and foot of his five-year-old, severed as a punishment for failing to make the daily rubber quota, Belgian Congo, 1904

The photograph is by Alice Seeley Harris, the man’s name is Nsala. Here is part of her account (from the book “Don’t Call Me Lady: The Journey of Lady Alice Seeley Harris”): He hadn’t m…

Source: Father stares at the hand and foot of his five-year-old, severed as a punishment for failing to make the daily rubber quota, Belgian Congo, 1904

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I was left with £29k of Royal Mint coins after HSBC refused them despite legal tender status | This is Money

An ingenious system to gain credit card rewards came unstuck and left a savvy spender with £29,300 of £100 coins, as the Royal Mint launched a crackdown on special coins.

Source: I was left with £29k of Royal Mint coins after HSBC refused them despite legal tender status | This is Money