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  • 2017
  • As of 2017, the British Army comprises just over 80,000 trained regular (full-time) personnel and just over 26,500 trained reserve (part-time) personnel. (wikipedia.org)
  • Isles
  • The BSHS is the main organisation in the British Isles working to bring together people with an interest in the histories of science, technology and medicine and their changing relationship with society. (bshs.org.uk)
  • After the Age of Discovery the various peoples of the British Isles , and especially the English , were among the earliest and by far the largest communities to emigrate out of Europe, and the British Empire 's expansion during the first half of the 19th century saw an extraordinary dispersion of the British people, with particular concentrations in Australasia and North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of the titles prince and princess and the styles of Highness and Royal Highness for members of the Royal Family is of fairly recent usage in the British Isles. (wikipedia.org)
  • [ citation needed ] At a minimum, "Celtic" is a linguistic term without an implication of a lasting cultural unity connecting Gaul with the British Isles throughout the Iron Age. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1980s
  • During the 1980s the British Masters was one of the most lucrative events on the European Tour with a prize fund that was as high as third among the tournaments on the schedule, but its status, or at least its relative level of prize money, has declined considerably in recent years. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the late 1970s and early 1980s, British Rail recognised that the 4 CEP fleet was in need of refurbishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1967
  • 224 The British Saddleback was created in 1967 by merging the remaining populations of two quite different traditional saddleback breeds, the Essex and the Wessex Saddleback, into a single herd-book. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Handball Association was founded in Liverpool in 1967 by four Liverpool teachers Phil Holden, Chris Powell, Jeff Rowland and Andy Smith. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1967 event was notable for providing British television with its first live hole in one, as Tony Jacklin aced the 16th hole at Royal St George's. (wikipedia.org)
  • breeds
  • Both breeds had declined following the publication of the Howitt report in 1955, which found breed diversity to be a handicap to the pig industry in Britain, and established a policy of concentrating production on three breeds only: the Welsh, the British Landrace and the Large White. (wikipedia.org)
  • The breed was originally developed as an amalgamation of several local lop-eared breeds in England, and came to be known as the British Lop in the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the years after the Second World War, the British Government recommended that production be standardised on three breeds (the Large White, Welsh and Landrace) which led to a decline in the numbers of other breeds of pig. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unlike most surviving British pig breeds, the British Lop appears to have had little or no input from the imported Asian pigs used in much 19th century breeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Army
  • The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The modern British Army traces back to 1707, with an antecedent in the English Army that was created during the Restoration in 1660. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "British Army" was adopted in 1707 after the Acts of Union between England and Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Army has seen action in major wars between the world's great powers, including the Seven Years' War, the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War and the First and Second World Wars. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the end of the Cold War the British Army has deployed to a number of conflict zones, often as part of an expeditionary force, a coalition force or part of a United Nations peacekeeping operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initially drawn from within the British Army from soldiers who volunteered for the Special Service Brigade, the Commandos' ranks would eventually be filled by members of all branches of the British Armed Forces and a number of foreign volunteers from German-occupied countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Great Britain
  • British Reining is the Great Britain governing body for the equestrian sport of reining. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain , referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller islands, typically excluding prehistoric Ireland , which had an independent Iron Age culture of its own. (wikipedia.org)
  • Isle
  • The British Mental Health Act 1983 rules that persons resident abroad do not qualify as "nearest relative" of a person who is ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. (wikipedia.org)
  • British literature is literature from the United Kingdom , Isle of Man , and Channel Islands . (wikipedia.org)
  • Irish
  • Irish writers have played an important part in the development of literature in England and Scotland , but though the whole of Ireland was politically part of the United Kingdom between January 1801 and December 1922, it can be controversial to describe Irish literature as British. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subsequently, the impact of Irish nationalism led to the partition of the island of Ireland in 1921, which means that literature of the Republic of Ireland is not British, although literature from Northern Ireland is both Irish and British. (wikipedia.org)
  • spoken
  • Various Celtic languages were spoken by many of British people at this time and among the most important written works that have survived are Y Gododdin and the Mabinogion . (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • The 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) follows the lives of more than 17,000 people born in England, Scotland and Wales in a single week of 1970. (ioe.ac.uk)
  • A world map showing the distribution of people by self-reported British ancestral or ethnic diaspora. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Australia, Canada and New Zealand people of British origin came to constitute the majority of the population contributing to these states becoming integral to the Anglosphere . (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1890, there were over 1.5 million further British-born people living in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2006 publication from the Institute for Public Policy Research estimated 5.5 million British-born people lived outside the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jewish people were also excluded, although, eventually, the first synagogue in West Vancouver was built opposite the entrance to the British Properties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Government
  • There is no requirement for UK citizens to register with British missions overseas and therefore these figures are based on the most reliable information that can be obtained e.g. from host government official statistics. (wikipedia.org)
  • MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM GOVERNMENT AND THE BRITISH STANDARDS INSTITUTION IN RESPECT OF ITS ACTIVITIES AS THE UNITED KINGDOM'S NATIONAL STANDARDS BODY, United Kingdom Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills Products and services which BSI certifies as having met the requirements of specific standards within designated schemes are awarded the Kitemark. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1939 British Splendour, along with her sister ships, was chartered by the British Government to transport fuel supplies for the armed forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kingdom
  • Hong Kong has the highest proportion of British citizens outside of the United Kingdom and its Overseas Territories, with 47% of Hong Kong residents holding a British National (Overseas) citizenship or a British citizenship. (wikipedia.org)
  • In terms of outbound expatriation, in 2009 the United Kingdom had the most expatriates among developed OECD countries with more than three million British living abroad, followed by Germany and Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • British Saddleback/United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Lop is an old pig breed native to the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Commandos were formed during the Second World War in June 1940, following a request from the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill, for a force that could carry out raids against German-occupied Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Lung Foundation was established by Professor Sir Malcolm Green and a group of United Kingdom lung specialists in 1984. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • The Charles Willetts Jnr Ltd company of Overend Road, Cradley Heath were a lifting tackle manufacturer who built a light car called the New British between 1921 and 1923 when tackle and winch work was slack. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aside from its noted illustrations, British Entomology is a work of taxonomy introducing many new species. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BSI Group as a whole does not produce British Standards, as standards work within the BSI is decentralized. (wikipedia.org)
  • Journal
  • Anglicanism portal The British Critic: A New Review was a quarterly publication, established in 1793 as a conservative and high church review journal riding the tide of British reaction against the French Revolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • British Standards are the standards produced by BSI Group which is incorporated under a Royal Charter (and which is formally designated as the National Standards Body (NSB) for the UK). (wikipedia.org)
  • BSI Group began in 1901 as the Engineering Standards Committee, led by James Mansergh, to standardise the number and type of steel sections, in order to make British manufacturers more efficient and competitive. (wikipedia.org)
  • The deal with the Quinn Group ended in 2008, and when attempts to find another sponsor were unsuccessful, the British Masters was removed from the European Tour schedule for 2009. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2011 the group opened the British College of Brazil . (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Rail designation Class 415 was applied to a group of four coach, 3rd rail electric multiple units constructed between 1951 and 1961 and in service from 1951 to 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • Events
  • After the events leading to the British Expeditionary Force's (BEF) evacuation from Dunkirk, after the disastrous Battle of France, Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister, called for a force to be assembled and equipped to inflict casualties on the Germans and bolster British morale. (wikipedia.org)
  • population
  • Before the First World War, very few Cypriots migrated to the UK and the British Cypriot population at this time was around 150, according to historian Stavros Panteli. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • The British Saddleback is large and deep in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Handball Association is the governing body of Team Handball in Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Intended to replace the 1925 design Southern Railway suburban electric stock, these units were based on British Railways Mark 1 coaching stock with a different body profile and underframe length from the earlier Class 415 units. (wikipedia.org)
  • island
  • British possession of the island was confirmed four years later by the Treaty of Paris. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Iron Age lasted in theory from the first significant use of iron for tools and weapons in Britain to the Romanisation of the southern half of the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • History
  • http://britishhandballmemories.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/some-key-moments-in-history-of-british.html http://britishhandballmemories.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/the-hull-handball-league-1958-62-part-1.html "Midlands Handball Association (1982) Handball Directory. (wikipedia.org)
  • particular
  • Products are commonly specified as meeting a particular British Standard, and in general this can be done without any certification or independent testing. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) improves the health of British Columbians by seeking province-wide solutions to specialized health care needs in collaboration with BC health authorities and other partners. (bccancer.bc.ca)
  • title
  • Since George V's Letters Patent of 30 November 1917, the title "Princess" and the use of the style "Royal Highness" has generally been restricted to the following persons: the legitimate daughters of a British sovereign, the legitimate male line granddaughters of a British sovereign, the wife of a British prince. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe
  • Following the move on harmonisation of the standard in Europe, some British Standards are gradually superseded or replaced by the relevant European Standards (EN). (wikipedia.org)
  • Foundation
  • The British Schools Foundation aims to promote quality British-style education worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Lung Foundation is a British charity that promotes lung health and supports those affected by lung disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Breathe Easy is the support network of the British Lung Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The British Lung Foundation campaigns for improvements in all areas of lung health. (wikipedia.org)
  • In June 2012 the British Lung Foundation released a report looking at the health impacts of smoking cannabis. (wikipedia.org)
  • On average, the British Lung Foundation invests one million pounds a year in research projects - all aiming to improve the diagnosis or treatment of lung conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Support the delivery of COPD campaigns and publications, developed and produced by the British Lung Foundation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Word
  • Dunlop's sponsorship ended in 1982, and the name sponsor changed frequently thereafter, with the word "British" usually also in the tournament's official name. (wikipedia.org)
  • television
  • Choosing which of these travellers we should follow in Great British Journeys, the BBC television series that starts next week, was a tricky challenge. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Find
  • You can find out more about the 1970 British Cohort Study by viewing an interview with its Principal Investigator, Alice Sullivan below. (ioe.ac.uk)
  • travel
  • When the British annexed Cyprus in 1914, Cypriots' political status changed and they found it easier to travel. (wikipedia.org)
  • standard
  • It is the Technical Committees that, formally, approve a British Standard, which is then presented to the Secretary of the supervisory Sector Board for endorsement of the fact that the Technical Committee has indeed completed a task for which it was constituted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The standards produced are titled British Standard XXXX[-P]:YYYY where XXXX is the number of the standard, P is the number of the part of the standard (where the standard is split into multiple parts) and YYYY is the year in which the standard came into effect. (wikipedia.org)
  • units
  • following the privatisation of British Rail in 1995, the units were used by the Connex South Central , Connex South Eastern and South West Trains franchises. (wikipedia.org)
  • Reformations over the years, following accidents and incidents, led to a few units becoming composed of a mixture of original design stock of Southern Railway outline and the later, Mark 1 based, British Railways stock. (wikipedia.org)
  • system
  • The 4 BEP fleet were classified as Class 410 by British Rail under the new computer numbering system introduced in 1968. (wikipedia.org)