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Do You Know About British Hat Culture?

In the UK, you can find that many social customs are tied to hats. If a male guest calls his friend, after entering the room, he must first remove his hat. If you are going to a dinner party where your relative or friend is,

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UK Tour Begins

This month sees the start of the Tour of Britain, a multi-cycling race staged covering the length and breadth of England across eight stages. The race starts on Sunday with a 201km journey from Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle, before gradually moving south and finishing in

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England in Bloom 2012

With the New Year, the Royal Horticultural Society ushered in a new batch of contestants for the annual ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition, where communities of hope from across the UK compete to be honored as British ecological champions. The aim of this RHS phenomenon is

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Eurovision Song Contest British Hits and Misses

With Great Britain’s latest miserable failure in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest held in Israel, we take a look back at some of the highs, and very lows, of British performances over the years. You see, it hasn’t always been this bad! The Background The

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The 15 Most Influential British People of All Time

British people are indeed very talented in a lot of ways. They excel in various fields including science, politics, business, music and art, literary, education, communication, and technology, among others. Their contributions in these fields do not just benefit the United Kingdom and the Europe,

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12 United Kingdom Facts That You Should Know

The United Kingdom is such a rich place – rich in people, resources, talents, history, technology, and basically, everything. As a matter of fact, there a lot of things that you still do not know about the United Kingdom. These may include fun trivia, secrets,

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History’s Great Women: Women of the United Kingdom

For centuries, the idea that history is written only by the victors of conflict has been popularly held by scholars and politicians alike. In truth, however, while many pieces of history were tragically lost to the fallout of wars and hegemony, other stories persisted, often