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Big Ben

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The Elizabeth Tower is the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, England. It contains the Great Clock, a striking clock with five bells. The tower is nicknamed "Big Ben", a name which was originally applied only to the largest bell of the clock. The tower was officially called the Clock Tower until 2012, when it was renamed to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II. Probably one of the most recognizable tourist attractions around the World. I first had a chance to visit it, in…


Birthday in London

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The long-awaited London movie has finally graced our screens, capturing the essence of a remarkable birthday celebration back in August. Join us as we embark on a journey that begins in the heart of Tbilisi, meanders through Riga via Kutaisi, witnesses the construction of a house in Capšu zeme, experiences grass-trimming adventures in Jēči, indulges in a delightful fish grilling session, and culminates in the vibrant cityscape of London, with travels through Luton and Stansted.Amidst the hustle…


The Shocking Truth About Immigration in the UK: A Review of the 2014 Documentary

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In 2014, the documentary film "The Truth About Immigration in the UK" caused a stir in the UK media and politics. The documentary, produced by Channel 4, set out to investigate the impact of immigration on the UK, and the result was a nuanced and complex picture of a controversial issue. The film begins with presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy stating that "immigration has become one of the most divisive issues in Britain today." It then goes on to explore the various claims and counter-claims made…


Joint statement on Ukraine

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<p>A joint statement from the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the President of the European Council and President of the European Commission.</p><blockquote><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.538em;">We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States and the President of the European Council and President of the European Commission, join…


Mr Selfridge

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<p>Another great TV series from British islands. I wouldn't call myself a huge fan of British movies or series, but there are few really good one. And Mr Selfridge is one of it.</p><p>The story is about an American entrepreneur who founded Selfridges store in London, United Kingdom back in 1909.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Here is more from&nbsp;Wikipedia:</strong></p><blockquote><p>Mr Selfridge is a British period television…


10 largest countries by military expenditures 2012

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In a world shaped by geopolitical dynamics, military spending plays a pivotal role in defining a nation's strategic capabilities. Let's delve into the realm of defense budgets and unveil the top 10 countries that invest significantly in their military apparatus.1. The World's Top 10 Richest Countries by Military Expenditures:United States: $682.478 billionChina: $166.107 billionRussia: $90.749 billionUnited Kingdom: $61.007 billionJapan: $59.267 billionFrance: $58.943 billionSaudi Arabia: $56.…


Top 20 Largest Economies in the World by GDP Nominal

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The global economy is a complex and dynamic system that is constantly changing. In order to get a better understanding of the world's top economies, it is important to take a look at the latest data and trends. In this article, we will explore the top 20 largest economies in the world by GDP nominal in 2019 and analyze the GDP per capita in the top 10 largest countries by GDP. According to the World Bank, the top 20 largest economies in the world by GDP nominal in 2019 are as follows: United…