Why is Scotland yard not in Scotland?

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The headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is so called because they were originally located in a street called Scotland Yard in London. The street is still there, but the police have moved to bigger premises in the Victoria area.

Scotland Yard was originally where the Scottish Ambassador lived in London before the political union of England and Scotland.
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Where is Scotland?

Scotland occupies the northern part of the Island of Great Britain and has a common border with England. Scotland is in Great Britain it shares a border with England and is part of Europe. There are also Ireland and Wales in Great Britain, But Scotland is the Best, yeh, ROCK ON SCOTLAND,Yeh!!!!!!!!! (MORE)

Why does Sherlock Holmes hate Scotland yard?

Hate is far to strong of a word to use in this scenario. Sherlock Holmes never truly "hated" the Scotland Yard. However, he did dislike working with them because his methods were not compatible with those of the Scotland Yard. Often working with a member of the yard hampered Holmes' abilities to sol (MORE)

Why is Scotland yard called Scotland yard?

Scotland Yard is a place in London, England. The name dates from atime (before 1707) when Scotland and England were still separatecountries each with their own king, court and government. As aresult the Scottish kings kept their own embassy in London, just asthey did in any other foreign country, wi (MORE)

What Would You Find in Scotland Yard?

The answer will either be a garbage dump, tombs of famous people, criminal investigation or prizewinning roses.There's also a park in Edinburgh called Scotland Street Yard, where there's a play park?

What can you do in Scotland?

ok almost anything, skiing theme parks rubbish tourist crap shops and tours all claiming to be the original Scotland tour western isles inverness culloden Moore edinburugh castle Glasgow ................................................................................... Live. The (MORE)

Scotland Yard email address in London?

Looking for my long lost brother, Jahir Uddin, son of the late Hashim Uddin of Bangladesh, whose last known address was at 23 Morley Road, Leyton, London, E106LJ. Mail was returned to me," Addressee Unknown". Never met him in life. As a retired federal agent living in New York, we had always admired (MORE)

When did Scotland yard begin?

According to Smithsonian.com, London's (Scotland Yard) police forcewas created in 1829 by Home Secretary Sir Robert Peel.

What is there to do in Scotland?

Scotland is a very beautiful country. And you can do all things that can be done in Occident. What do you believe Scotland is ? A country where there are only castles, men with kilts eating haggis and drinking beer, waiting to see a monster in a lake ? Scotland is an industrialized and modern countr (MORE)

What are the divisions of Scotland yard?

Scotland Yard is made up of many different divisions that all worktogether to make London one of the safest cities in the world.Divisions include air support, counter terrorism, child abuseinvestigating, drugs directorate, firearms teams, forensicinvestigation, homicide division, mounted division, s (MORE)

Meaning of 'bafflement of Scotland Yard'?

Scotland Yard is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, in London, England. If a certain person or crime was to the 'bafflement of Scotland Yard', it meant it was a mystery even to them, even though they had some of the best detectives in the country.

How do you dial Scotland Yard from the US?

First, you need the UK telephone number for Scotland Yard. Thenjust replace the leading 0 of the UK number with +44 (from a mobilephone) or 011-44 (from a landline).

What are Scotland?

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the Nor (MORE)

Where is the old Scotland Yard?

The original Scotland Yard was an area near Westminster Palace occupied by the Scottish Ambassador to the English court. Later an office block was built on the same spot and took the name Scotland Yard. When it was demolished and a new office block was erected on the same spot it was called New Scot (MORE)

Why is Scotland Yard called Scotland Yard when it is in London?

Scotland Yard is a place in London, England. The name dates from a time (before 1707) when Scotland and England were still separate countries each with their own king, court and government. As a result the Scottish kings kept their own embassy in London, just as they did in any other foreign country (MORE)

How do you get into Scotland yard?

Scotland Yard is a place in London, England. The name dates from a time (before 1707) when Scotland and England were still separate countries each with their own king, court and government. As a result the Scottish kings kept their own embassy in London, just as they did in any other foreign country (MORE)

What did the Queen do to help Scotland Yard catch Jack The Ripper?

Despite what most people thought, the Queen was very aware of themurders in the east end. She was made aware after the first, butwith the discovery of Mary Kelly's body in November 1888 she tookimmediate action. Summoning her Prime Minister, the Marquis of Salisbury, who in turnsummoned his Cabinet (MORE)

Is Scotland yard a monopoly?

Not sure what you mean. Scotland Yard is the name of a street in London. The Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police are known as New Scotland Yard (although they're not located there) but the majority of people just call it Scotland Yard.

Why is new Scotland yard called new Scotland yard?

It isn't. The Headquarters of the Metropolitan Police is called Scotland Yard because their original office was in a street in London called Scotland Yard. Eventually they outgrew their original office and moved into new premises a few hundred yards away which they named New Scotland Yard to differe (MORE)

Who is the Scotland yard detective who asks Sherlock Holmes for help?

Inspector G. Lestrade, Tobias Gregson, Stanley Hopkins, Bradstreet, Bardle, Barton, Baynes, Sgt. Coventry, Edmunds, Forbes, Forrester, Gregory, Hill, Athelney Jones, Peter Jones, Lanner, Alec Macdonald, MacKinnon, Martin, Montgomery, Morton, Patterson, and Youghal. The first four are on multiple (MORE)

What happened to jack whicher after leaving Scotland yard?

Jack Wicher was one of the first detectives appointment to Scotland Yard. He was considered by many to the be the best detective employed there. He left Scotland Yard in shame after investigating the death of a three year old. Many movies have been based on his character during the years.

Is the Scotland yard locaded in england or Scotland?

"New Scotland Yard" is the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police - the police service for Greater London, England. The current "New Scotland Yard" is actually the second building with this name; the first was converted into offices for the UK Parliament. The name "Scotland Yard" comes from a small (MORE)

Is the Scotland yard police from Scotland?

no it has nothing to do with Scotland. Added: Scotland Yard is the name of the street location where the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police used to be located.

What is new Scotland yard used for?

Scotland Yard is the name given to the headquarters of the Metropolitan Police in London. The name came from the location of the original offices in Scotland Yard - a street in London which they very quickly outgrew.

Does Scotland Yard reside in London?

Yes, Scotland Yard resides in London. Scotland Yard is the headquarters for the police force that is in charge of patrolling London and dealing with criminals.

What actors and actresses appeared in Superman in Scotland Yard - 1954?

The cast of Superman in Scotland Yard - 1954 includes: Patrick Aherne as Insp. Farrington Rudolph Anders as Art Thief Eve Brenner as Betty Colin Campbell as Sir Arthur McCredy Virginia Christine as Mrs. Frank Clyde Cook as Newsvendor Frank Ferguson as Mr. Frank Jane Frazee as Farmwoman Jonathan Hale (MORE)

What actors and actresses appeared in Murder at Scotland Yard - 1952?

The cast of Murder at Scotland Yard - 1952 includes: Joss Ambler as Lester Patrick Barr as Insp. Morley Rita Birkett as Pauline Patrick Boxill as Spud Cyril Conway Hugh Cort as Policeman Roger Delgado as George Grayson Louise Grainger as Miss Wilson Scott Harold as Mr. Foxley Humphrey Kent as Major (MORE)

What actors and actresses appeared in The Scotland Yard Mystery - 1934?

The cast of The Scotland Yard Mystery - 1934 includes: Herbert Cameron as Paxton Belle Chrystall as Mary Stanton George Curzon as Dr. Charles Masters Gerald du Maurier as Commissioner Stanton Paul Graetz as Paston Grete Natzler as Irene Masters Wally Patch as Detective Sergeant George Frederick Peis (MORE)

What actors and actresses appeared in Wanted by Scotland Yard - 1939?

The cast of Wanted by Scotland Yard - 1939 includes: Florence Groves as Maud Bryan Herbert as Sherlock Betty Lynne as Doris Nadine March as Mabel George Merritt as Charlie Eric Pavitt as Boy Leslie Perrins as Standish Philip Ray as Ben James Stephenson as Fingers Sally Stewart as Molly

What are the release dates for The Ace of Scotland Yard - 1929?

The Ace of Scotland Yard - 1929 was released on: USA: 30 September 1929 USA: 7 October 1929 (Episode 2) USA: 14 October 1929 (Episode 3) USA: 21 October 1929 (episode 4) USA: 28 October 1929 (episode 5) USA: 4 November 1929 (episode 6) USA: 11 November 1929 (episode 7) USA: 18 Novem (MORE)

Does Scotland yard have Christmas off?

Most people working at Scotland Yard will have Christmas (and otherofficial holidays) off. A skeleton staff will still be availableand other people would be called in to work in an emergency.