Pages tagged with Great Britain

This is a book review of Reinventing Schools, Reforming Teaching: From Political Visions to Classroom Reality (2011) by John Bangs, John MacBeath, and Maurice Galton.
Adam follows with interest as The National Convention continues it's deliberations in St. John's. Mona has some upsetting news.
A tribute to my late father who was also my greatest teacher.
The life of Henry VIII, told by Michael Hirst, the politics of that time, his seven marriages, the schism from the Pope and the Catholic Church...it is worth seeing it !!!
Captain Korthrox drops both a hint and a bombshell on what the lone superpower is up to now in collaboration with its soon-to-be "former" allies as regards its stealthy design on the Middle East. - Jamie Sentana-Ries-Cortez
Despite the hardships of the time, my father who was born in 1879 lived to the ripe old age of 95 years. This is a tribute to my greatest teacher and the most remarkably man I have ever met - My Dad.
Captain Sananda is at it again, not mincing words, on the policies of the Western powers that only serve to fan the flames of war in the Middle East - James Cortez
Newfoundland and Labrador was governed by a commission appointed by the Government of Great Britain from 1934 to 1949. These were not bad years for the colony but most residents longed for a return to some form of self-government.
Here we take a break for the most part, from the actual history of Newfoundland and Labrador, and focus instead on the harshness of a system that kept the fishermen of the colony forever indebted to the Fish Merchant.
Can we dismiss the scale of unprecedented casualties that fell in the Great War, To many thousands of soldiers buried on battlefields in single or shared graves, Leaving soldiers where they fell with a simple marker and simple, brief details, Did brave men die a simple death, in simpl...
Robert Walpole was the first Prime Minister (PM) of Great Britain. Robert Walpole remained for longest and George Canning for shortest period in the office. William Pitt the Younger was the youngest and Henry Temple was the oldest PM of United Kingdom. Margaret Thatcher was the only l...
The First World War began as a regional European disagreement between Austria-Hungary and Serbia on July 28, 1914. It took the shape of a universal European war when Germany declared war against Russia on 1st August 1914.
All countries and people have their own identifications. They can be identified and be classified through geographical location. Ireland is part of The British Isles but not part of United Kingdom.
On the second week of the Olympic Games, Andy Murray made Great Britain very proud by scooping the gold Medal in the singles title. Read on to find out more. :
I had never been to England before. When I was given opportunity to pursue my PhD from Portsmouth, it was the maiden opportunity to stay (rather than visit) in this country and learn and know the realities of the English society. Since I was born and brought up in India, I had very li...
The privileged status which greenback enjoys is the resultant of politico-economic standing of its country. Strength of a currency is dependent on the financial capabilities and reputation of the geographic unit it represents and not vice-versa.
An over-night trip to the Isle of Skye was a magical adventure. Wild and beautiful with a coastline of high cliffs and huge rocks.
Imagine all the universe condenced into one simple word
The Family Rivalry which turned the world into a Chess Board
Despite the introduction of the welfare state, poverty still exists in Britain. Is this true?
For travel-minded young people aged 18-35, Contiki Tours are a superb way to see Europe and all it has to offer. With a group of people just as interested in exploring its amazing cities and landscapes as you, there are countless opportunities to make new friendships and have a holida...
A land and people that never changes upon which the forces of invaders crash
What are the main functions of being a Member of Parliament? Who holds these positions and how are they elected.
The British Constitution is unwritten and un-codified. I will explain what this means and whether it is a good thing or bad.
The great popularity of the UK as a destination for tourists may have something to do with the large number of English speakers in the world. Speaking a language that you feel competent to use can make things easier abroad. But obviously this is just one reason among many that make th...
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