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Questions which relate to the island nation of the United Kingdom, which lies close to the Atlantic coast of Europe. The UK comprises the three countries of England, Wales and Scotland, which are located on the island of Great Britain, and the province of Northern Ireland, which lays are the northerly end of the adjacent island of Ireland.
planning to go to the UK huh?you may want to join the biggest and the greatest club in the history of football - Manchester Unitedyes, I'm a Man. United fan but the fact is, they got the best youth programme in the UK, you gotta admit it.
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The 'British Isles' are made up of many islands including the 'Isle of Man', 'Ireland' and the larger 'Great Britain' which is divided into England, Scotland and Wales. The 'United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland' is the three countries on the island of Great Britain and a small part o…
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Direct quote from the web-site in the related link... "The suffix dates back to when contributions were recorded on cards which were returned annually, staggered throughout the tax year. "A" meant the card was to be returned in March; "B" in June; "C" in September and "D" in December. Although contr…
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Try contacting the insurance commissioner in your area. I needed to trace my N.I.N. in order to transfer my U.K. superannuation to Australia. I phoned the number quoted below (+44 191 203 7010) during UK working hours. I was advised to apply in writing; quoting full name, D.O.B, and name & addr…
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Carole Nash Insurance will insure custom motorcycles in the United Kingdom. The company will also in bikes that in the country on a temporary basis.
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No, it would be considered a marriage abroad.
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You can drive in the UK when you are 17. As long as you have passed the full driving test you can drive on your own
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I am not an expert on the history of UK universities but can I say something about my alma mater University Of Wales Aberystwyth. Wales ,unlike Scotland and bits of England did not have an existing universities in the late 19th century. Wales was having a revival of national feeling in the mid 19th…
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The Liberal government had a huge elected majority in the house of commons and wanted to pass a bill which had a lot of radical welfare reforms in it such as introducing pensions for old people, medical insurance for industrial workers, and free meals for poor children. The conservative party were i…
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In 1914 most Irish people wanted Home Rule but a lot of people still wanted complete independance. that's why people supported both de Valera and Collins In the cities especially Dublin people were happy with the status quo. More wanted independence in the south and west then the east simply bec…
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a series of laws called the penal laws restricted catholic and presbyterian rights to property, inheritance, voting, practice of religion, education etc. these laws disappeared gradually towards the end of the 18th century and had effectively gone after the emancipation act of 1829.
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Answer What makes you think that? If anything I think it hit them harder. Answer And I'll add that if either Communism or Fascisim was going to get a foot hold in Britain, it was during the horrible days of the depression. People were shaken to their very roots, because the social and e…
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%REPLIES% Answer You may be referring to Co. G, 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division. If this is the case, I can provide you with information about each week that the 120th spent in the E.T.O., 1944-45. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com Answer Thank you for responding…
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The United Kingdom is a state that consists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The official name of the country is "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland." Great Britain is the name of the island northwest of France and east of Ireland that consists of England, Wales and Scotland…
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Answer There are 26 counties in the Republic of Ireland and 6 in Northern Ireland. There are 32 counties in the island altogether.
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(2006) 1: Pharmaceutical Preparations 2: Non-Monetary Gold 3: Civilian Aircraft Engines 4: Computer Accessories (2013 statistics) 1. Pearls, gems, precious metals and coins 2. Machinery 3. Mineral fuels including oil 4. Vehicles excluding trains and streetcars See more info about the UK im…
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You can write to her using snail mail at the address: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, London, England SW1A 1AA. Contact details, including an email facility, can be found at the related link below.
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Answer No. MLM *********** Well...it was a bit late in the history of both countries (1860's) for Britain to get much leverage over active intervention on behalf of the Confederacy. The British felt the US was still ripe for the taking in 1812 and thought they could win the second round of the …
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There is a county town in Devon and all British counties not a capital. The county town of Devon is Exeter  ...........Yes , Exeter (city) is the capital of the county Devon .The city is situated on the river Exe , and provides the county with a central base for education, medicine, religion,…
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Yes, London is the capital and largest city of the UK (United Kingdom). It is located in South-East England. Hence London being in the UK.
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unitary The United Kingdom is a socialist democratic monarchy. To simplify it, there is a queen who has a ceremonial position. Then much like the congress is the USA they have a House of Lords and the House of commons. The head of state in the UK is called the prime minister. Citizens of the united…
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No, you can only use one agency per adoption and I would recommend you do so. There are banks, however, that will work with the financial assistance organizations and can provide you low or no interest loans. If you are of Jewish decent, you can qualify for specific loans for Jewish families that …
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In 1958, the Nuffield Foundation funded social psychologist Professor Hilde Himmelweit at the London School of Economics to look at the influence of television on children in Great Britain - prompted by the increased popularity of television since the introduction of commercial broadcasting in 1955…
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Without knowing the time of birth, you cannot know what planet(s) are in the 8th house (or any house for that matter). You can check yourself and learn more at astro.com If you had been born at 3am, then Sagittarius would have been rising and your eighth house would have started in Leo -- but the…
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In 1901, British Queen Victoria died and her son, Edward VII, took over the throne. This was the end of the Victorian Era and the beginning of the Edwardian Era.
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If you are already a US resident you shouldn't have a problem, but check with the US embassy to be sure.
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The letters at beginning of UK insurance number haven't specific meaning. They are standard code. However unique to each insurance holder.
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I can't remember how much they used to cost, but at the moment they cost from 85p to £1.20 (in my experience). 500ml of fizzy drinks (pop) werer averaging 38p
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Answer In the UK there is no such thing as an International Driving Licence - your UK licence is valid throughout Europe
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Answer Imperialism can be a broad and vague term depending on how its used and can refer to any country that conquers another country and uses any of its resources. This could refer to something such as Alexander's conquests or even the U.S. acquisition of territories (though highly argumentat…
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Pros:Immigrants make money in America to send to his/her familyBusiness gets work without having to pay for muchThe business don't have to pay taxes If they have hired immigrant workersThe business don't have to pay for health careThe business don't have to comply with OSHAUpper class Americans can…
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Provided you are BOTH 'lawfully present' in the UK - meaning you're BOTH entitled to be here - then there's nothing stopping you from marrying each other. You would go through the same process as anyone else wanting to get married.
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Henry VII, the first Tudor, came to the throne following the Wars of the Roses. His dynasty died out following the death without issue of his granddaughter Elizabeth I; she was succeeded by her cousin James VI King of Scots who ruled England as James I. This established the House of Stuart. On the …
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UK N.I. numbers are issued to UK born children soon after the birth has been registered. It is comprised of two letters followed by six numbers followed by another letter. Co will look something like AB 12 34 56 C
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Any car imported into the U.K. has to comply with stringent tax documentation and safety requirements. It would be highly unlikely that one with a destruction certificate could pas the MOT test and you can't drive a car older than 3 years without one.
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Read the links below there is a lot of difference between the UK and US legal systems on what is allowed and assuming the spelling above which is American you might want to understand it before you launch into buying things. Items bizarrely enough which are often not illegal to sell in the UK but ma…
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Great Britain and France declared war on Germany in 1939, forcing Germany to fight them after the conquest of Poland. Though Germany defeated them, Britain still controlled the sea lanes around Europe, denying Germany access to strategic supplies such as oil. Britain also waged a powerful aerial cam…
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United States of America The British Dominions and Realms (India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, etc) France, Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Brazil
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lotsIt totaly depends on the employer, the employees experience availability of work and if s/he is on piecework. Even the weather can effect earning potential.A good Bricky can earn high 4 figure sums in a good season
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Little-known fact!!! So glad you asked. Don't be ashamed of not knowing; most British people couldn't give you the answer. OK. Here we go. The Anglo-Saxon chronicle, before 1000 AD, describing the country, begins 'bretene iegland is, eaht hund mila lang'. Britain is an island, eight hundred mile…
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the biggest thing british people were focused on was the colonization of the new world.
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A hotel offering Sky World will give you all the channels (except premium channels) in the UK.----------------------------------------------- The above isn't correct. ANY hotel or apartment in the UK that has a television will have all the terrestrial UK TV channels. Which are five. BBC 1, BBC 2, I…
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Answer The Diemaco C7 and C8 rifles are effectively Canadian copies of the Colt M16/M4 rifles (respectively), which are currently standard issue for the United States forces. The Diemacos are supposedly of higher build quality than the Colt equivalents, which is why they have been used by UK Special…
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There are many things that can happen to a state that does not comply to UN regulations or with UN Security Council Resolutions.Let us take the example of a state seeking to illegally gain nuclear weapons.The IAEA finds that a state is not in compliance with letting it view their nuclear facilities.…
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The SS stands for: Steam Ship
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No. The Great Hunger is what the middle class Irish called it, and The Great Famine is what the British and everyone else called it. The Great Starvation is what the Irish low class called it.
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I'm afraid there is no set amount of fairgrounds in Britain at any one time, as the numbers change from season to season and year to year.
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Answer No, to practice pharmacology in U.K, the pharmacist from India has to complete an overseas pharmacist exam, and then has to preform one year mandatory preregistration training. To study for the overseas pharmacist exam the pharmacist will have to apply to the British Pharmaceutical Societ…
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The flight time is approximately 4 hours, 57 minutes. This will vary depending on the exact locations you're flying from and to.
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Constitutional Monarchy
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It will depend on a variety of factors. For example, recent case law allows marriage by proxy in countries which recognise that procedure (Brazil being one) so an illegal immigrant could marry a British citizen in their home country without the need for the bride or the groom to be present (that is…
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Before Great Britain In pre-Roman times, the British Isles was inhabited by many Celtic tribes. Nowadays, the most famous of these is the Iceni, of which Boudicca was chieftain. When the Romans arrived, they integrated into the population, with some soldiers marrying local women. North of Hadrian…
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The answer to this will depend on which country you are living in.
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Treaty of UnionIn January 1707. Known as the Treaty of Union and when it was passed the parliaments of Scotland and England ceased to exist. There would now be a Parliament of Great Britain. The majority of the Scots people did not want this but it was believed by the Scottish Parliament that it (Sc…
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In almost all cases training is provided by the employing authority. There is no accepted formal pre-employment training available in this relatively small sector.Qualifications for employment may vary but expect to hold a number of G.C.S.E.s including English and Mathematics, have keyboard and IT s…
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15 years and 3 months, but only for a few hours a day. At the age of 16 you can work full time that is after you have left school.
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You can do certain part time jobs from age 14 but in practice employers tend not to take on someone of that age.
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As of December 2009: The Head of State is Queen Elizabeth II, although she has little to no power in Parliament. The Prime Minister is Gordon Brown, leader of the Labour Party. He has been Prime Minister since the 27th of June 2007. The other leaders of major parties are David Cameron (Conserv…
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The UK has an unwritten Constitution. Its laws are not codified into a single document. The UK does have a constitution, the difference between the USA constitution and the UK one is that fact that in the UK there is an uncodified constitution. (means it is not written down in one single document,…
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If you're not a British Citizen, you will need to apply for a work permit first.
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No Problem!I don't believe there is any problem. I guess it depends on what you write, though.I have always been in the habit of writing the total on the front note of a pile when counting up money, and i think I've seen bank tellers doing this themselves in banks.
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On the 1st of January 1973 the UK joined the (Then) EEC - European Economic Community, which is now known as the European Union.
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Answer is probably footballI would have to say Association football (also called soccer). Especially when big tournaments come round e.g WORLD CUP F.A CUP. Also when two big teams play in the Premiership e.g Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal
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The population of the UK on June 1st 2010 was approximately 62,598,810. However, it is still increasing at quite a large rate as many more babies are being born than there are people dying.
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This is a British production, so I would assume they are British!  Better AnswerThe Teletubbies were created in England, which is a country on the island of Great Britain, hence the term British. But no, they are supposed to be from another planet, since there is none of that wacky high-tech s…
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Pats 100-Yard Receiving Game Player Deon Branch 2004 Randy Moss 2008
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Great Britain is the name of the island. The kingdoms of England and Scotland, the Principality of Wales and the six counties of Northern Ireland are united in a single sovereign state - the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is part of this state but not part of …
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Generally there is a 5 hour difference between these two locations. However, USA and the UK have different daylight savings schedules. In 2008, during the second half of March and during the first week of November, the time difference will be 4 hours. (In prior years, the UK started DST one week…
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You don't have to be a UK citizen to marry a UK citizen. However, you won't automatically be given the right to live in the UK just because you have married a UK citizen.
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It was not invented.
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It depends on where you are domiciled now.
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The United Kingdom consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The United Kingdom has a Constitutional Monarchy and a parliamentary democracy We do not have a president, the leader of our government is called the Prime Minister. This is because we have a monarchy still in existence …
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the prime meridian passes through Greenwich in London.
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in the georgian ere around when king george the 4th was ending his life
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You can only apply for an NI number if you are living in the UK. You can start work without one as along as you have started to apply and you are able to prove to your employer that you have a right to work in the country.
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Great Britain is a country surrounded by water. It includes many ports including the major seaports of Whitby, Sunderland, Red Car, and the Port of London.
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British Telecom (BT) owns the landlines. Except, traditionally, in Hull. Providers such as Orange, Talk Talk, O2 etc either rent from BT or piggy-back their service on BT lines.
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The UK was implaccable in its desire & design of the defeat of Germany, Italy & Japan in WW2. In June 1940 the British rescued many soldiers from the beaches at Dunkirk. By the end of that year the Italians had been defeated in East Africa & were being attacked in Libya. Through out 1941…
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There are virtually no natural resources left in England or anywhere else in the UK.
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You will have to shop around but one that covers home appliances also and check their repair verses replacement clause
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Answer To a numismatist, FAIR condition describes a coin that is so worn you can barely determine the type and date, so if it is really in this condition, it is worth nothing. If it is in a bit better condition, it still has no significant value and may even be found in a dealer's "junk box" fo…
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This is all token from Little People of America (LPA) Q: What is a midget?A: In some circles, a midget is the term used for a proportionate dwarf. However, the term has fallen into disfavor and is considered offensive by most people of short stature. The term dates back to 1865, the height of the "f…
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The Mississippi RiverI don't know about north to south or west to east or east to west but The Missouri is the longest river in the USA by a couple hundred miles over the muddy Mississippi.
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Yes it is subsidiced, per capita expenditure on a scot is more than all the other regions combined (wales, England and N.Ireland). English taxpayers do subsidise their scottish counterparts. I can't remember the specifics but i read an article on this in the economist (www.economist.com) if you are…
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The United Kingdom is a parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch. A king or queen is the head of state, and a prime minister is the head of government. The people vote in elections for Members of Parliament (MPs) to represent them. Kingdom with the Queen, Elisabeth II. Edit: It's Que…
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Answer No, Sark as one of the Channel Islands is part of the common travel area which includes the UK, Ireland, IOM and the Channel Islands but Sark is not part of the EU.
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This is the best website i have ever found to clearly inform someone ! http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/questions/britain.html England is a single country within Great Britain which also includes the countries of Wales and Scotland. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern I…
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In the beginning of 1945, the Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill, who was succeeded by Clement Attlee on 26th July 1945. The Monarch was King George VI.
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The UK has a limited regulated free market economy, somewhere between the US and continental Europe.
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The population of the 32 London Boroughs, plus The City of London is approximately 7,700,000. These boroughs are the divisions of London which have their own local government by elected Councillors. The European Union has introduced the notion of "Larger Urban Zones" aimed at making meaningful com…
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Answer 1: The Prime Minister is the actual head of the executive, takes most of the key decisions and can (usually) rely on a majority in Parliament. The Queen is essentially a figure head. Answer 2: No. The Queen can dismiss her Prime Minister with a single command and replace him or her with a p…
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Imperialism allowed Great Britain to control several colonies around the world which greatly improved their economy because they were able to take resources from their colonies, make products out of them, then sell them back to the colonies for an excellent profit. Hope this helped! This is the firs…
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You need to be 16 or over and have passed your CBT (Compulsory Basic Training).
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The area of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is 244,820 square kilometers, or 94,526 square miles.
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The system of remand is used in Ireland, the UK and many other countries which follow the UK legal system. When a person appears in court accused of a crime, there is often a preliminary hearing to decide if there is a case to answer and the actual trial takes place at a later date. Until this tri…
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