Travel to Northern Ireland
Europe

Travel to Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland, which compared to the Republic of Ireland by more industry, is still a worthwhile holiday destination for tourists. This is mainly due to the original nature; special highlight Northern Ireland ‘s Giant’s Causeway is on the north coast – a natural monument of a special kind. Here you will find around 40,000 evenly […]

England Political System
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England Political System

England is part of the United Kingdom whose government is based in the English capital, London. In contrast to Scotland and Wales, England has no state parliament and no state government; the UK Parliament and Government perform these tasks. MEPs from the other member countries of the United Kingdom generally abstain on matters that are […]

National Customs in Wales
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Holidays and National Customs in Wales

Public holidays In Great Britain and thus also in Wales, there are the so-called “Bank Holidays”, which were first introduced in 1871 by the “Bank Holidays Act”. In general, today’s Bank Holidays are set for New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day, the last Monday in May, the last Monday in August and […]

United Kingdom Map with Surrounding Countries
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United Kingdom 2006

Yearbook 2006 UK. In January, Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy resigned after admitting he had alcohol problems. Behind his departure there were also internal tensions within the party. Scots Menzies Campbell temporarily took over the party leader post, a position he was then allowed to retain. As a result of the bombing in London in […]