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  • Isambard Kingdo
  • She was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel for the Great Western Steamship Company's transatlantic service between Bristol and New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • Great Britain II (also United Friendly, Norsk Data GB, With Integrity, Whitbread Heritage) is a Maxi racing yacht launched by Princess Anne on 21 May 1973 named after the SS Great Britain, built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel which was the world's first "iron clad" steam ship and whose salvage from the Falklands was underwritten by Sir Jack Hayward, who also funded the building of GB II. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parliament
  • Because a proposed branch from Bawtry to Sheffield had been rejected by parliament, it was thought better for the loop line to rejoin the towns line at Rossington instead, so no work was done on the loop north of Gainsborough. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2018
  • This UK university league table reveals the 93 best UK universities and colleges, according to the trusted Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 . (timeshighereducation.com)
  • Laura Deas of Great Britain slides during the Women's Skeleton on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 17, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, Republic of Korea. (olympic.org)
  • L-R) Silver medalist Jacqueline Loelling of Germany, gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain and bronze medalist Laura Deas of Great Britain celebrate on the podium during the victory ceremony after during the Women's Skeleton on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 17, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, Republic of Korea. (olympic.org)
  • Britain's
  • Rhys Jones' presenting roles include Restoration (BBC Two), The Quizeum (BBC Four), Greatest Cities of the World and A Great Welsh Adventure With Griff Rhys Jones, It'll Be Alright On The Night (all ITV), Three Men in a Boat, Burma, My Father and the Forgotten Army, Rivers With Griff Rhys Jones (BBC One), Britain's Lost Routes (BBC One) and National Treasures Of Wales (BBC Two). (itv.com)
  • Great Britain's builders recognised a number of advantages of iron over the traditional wooden hull. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brunel had been looking into methods of improving the performance of Great Britain's paddlewheels, and took an immediate interest in the new technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Following the success of A Great Welsh Adventure, Griff Rhys Jones sets out on a typically intrepid series of explorations and challenges in a brand-new ITV series for early 2016. (itv.com)
  • Team Great Britain walk during the 'Heroes of the Games' segment during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (olympic.org)
  • Tony Victor James Yoka of France and Joe Joyce of Great Britain compete during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Final Bout on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 6 on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (olympic.org)
  • Roman
  • The name Albion appears to have fallen out of use sometime after the Roman conquest of Britain, after which Britain became the more commonplace name for the island. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wales
  • Three universities in Scotland appear in the top 25: the University of Edinburgh , University of Glasgow and the University of St Andrews , while the best university in Wales is Cardiff University ranked at number 25. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • The term "Great Britain" often extends to include surrounding islands that form part of England, Scotland, and Wales, and is also sometimes loosely applied to the UK as a whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, the acts, which applied in England and Wales only, restricted service to the territory of Great Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Athelstan claimed to be 'Emperor of Britain' in the tenth century, the Norman kings of England regarded themselves as being the superior overlords of the whole island and Edward I clearly pursued an imperial vision of a united island in his campaigns in both Wales and Scotland in the thirteenth century. (everything2.com)
  • 2012 Department for Transport plans for UK rail electrification by 2019 including Northern Hub (red), Electric Spine (yellow/green), Great Western Main Line and South Wales Main Line (red) and Valleys & Cardiff Local Routes (blue). (wikipedia.org)
  • These were to be Northern Hub , Great Western Main Line , South Wales Main Line , Midland Main Line , Electric Spine , Crossrail , Gospel Oak to Barking Line and West Midlands suburban lines including the Cross-City Line . (wikipedia.org)
  • London
  • The University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge take the top two spots in this ranking of best British universities, while some of the best universities in London complete the top five. (timeshighereducation.com)
  • Of the 93 top universities in the UK, around 20 are in London, including well-known institutions such as Imperial College London and University College London, and more recently established universities such as the University of Westminster and the University of Greenwich . (timeshighereducation.com)
  • The capital of Great Britain and its largest city is London . (factmonster.com)
  • Margaret Thatcher: At Her Zenith: In London, Washington and Moscow is his second volume on the first - and so far only - female PM of Great Britain. (wamc.org)
  • After a gap of more than a decade, electrification was back on the agenda and Adonis announced plans to electrify the Great Western Main Line from London as far as Swansea, as well as infill electrification schemes in the North West of England. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scotland
  • It is therefore somewhat ironic that it was a Scot who was to bring the idea of Great Britain somewhat closer to realisation, as it was James VI of Scotland who succeeded the last of the Tudors, Elizabeth I to become king James I of England in 1603. (everything2.com)
  • British
  • With an area of 209,331 km2 (80,823 sq mi), Great Britain is the largest of the British Isles, the largest European island, and the ninth-largest island in the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Great Britain Ltd (also known as GBLtd) is a British nation-simulation game originally released in 1982 for the BBC Micro and ZX Spectrum. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bridge Great Britain is an organisation which was formed to continue the organisational functions of the British Bridge League from 1 January 2000 when that body was dissolved at the end of 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • island
  • Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • The earliest known name for Great Britain is Albion (Greek: Ἀλβιών) or insula Albionum, from either the Latin albus meaning "white" (referring to the white cliffs of Dover, the first view of Britain from the continent) or the "island of the Albiones", first mentioned in the Massaliote Periplus in the 6th century BC, and by Pytheas. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Greco-Egyptian scientist Ptolemy referred to the larger island as great Britain (μεγάλη Βρεττανία megale Brettania) and to Ireland as little Britain (μικρὰ Βρεττανία mikra Brettania) in his work Almagest (147-148 AD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Great Britain is an island in Europe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Daniel Defoe's A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain begins publication. (wikipedia.org)
  • France
  • At the time of the marriage, both France and Great Britain wished to make an alliance with Denmark, and Great Britain had the advantage of being able to make a marriage alliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • 25 October - France and Spain form the Alliance of Fontainebleau with the aim of recapturing Gibraltar from Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Known throughout the world for her outstanding achievements, Great Britain II was the ultimate dream-come-true for Chay Blyth, the adventurous pioneer who sailed east-to-west around the globe. (wikipedia.org)
  • she very much enjoys dance and dances well, she has a good temper and is known for her piety and excellent qualities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term Great Britain was first used as a political expression in 1547 during what is known as the Rough Wooing when Henry VIII of England sought to marry his son, the soon to be Edward VI to the infant Mary, Queen of Scots with the intention of united the two kingdoms under one crown. (everything2.com)
  • Ireland
  • For students looking to study in Northern Ireland, the best university in the ranking is Queen's University Belfast . (timeshighereducation.com)
  • Priteni is the source of the Welsh language term Prydain, Britain, which has the same source as the Goidelic term Cruithne used to refer to the early Brythonic-speaking inhabitants of Ireland. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • Britain is home to a huge variety of landscapes, and their sheer natural abundance takes centre stage as Griff investigates how they have each dictated different ways of living, working and playing - both in the past and as they are now - across the entire country. (itv.com)
  • The country is often referred to simply as Britain. (factmonster.com)
  • place
  • Then, in sight of the finish line, New Zealand's Dan Slater passed Croatian Ivan Kljakovic for third place which ensured gold for Britain. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • major
  • A major goal of infectious disease epidemiology is to understand and predict the spread of infections within human populations, with the intention of better informing decisions regarding control and intervention. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The militia's usefulness as a military force, never great, declined thereafter, until by the middle of the 18th century it required a major overhaul. (wikipedia.org)
  • terms
  • The oldest mention of terms related to Great Britain was by Aristotle (c. 384-322 BC), or possibly by Pseudo-Aristotle, in his text On the Universe, Vol. III. (wikipedia.org)
  • National
  • Miss Great Britain 2013 was organised by the new national director Kate Solomons, director of Leicester-based model & event agency ModelZed Promotions Ltd. Kate became the national director in November 2012 & has worked within the model industry for 10 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Watson, who had immigrated from Great Britain several years before, had originally enlisted in the Confederate Army as a sergeant before being wounded at the Second Battle of Corinth, and discharged due to his injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • larger
  • citation needed] The Noor-ul-Ain is believed to have once formed part of an even larger gem called the Great Table diamond. (wikipedia.org)
  • with continual infusions of Thoroughbred and Arabian blood the Cape Horse became a larger, better-quality animal, and the Basuto remained smaller and stockier. (wikipedia.org)
  • series
  • Pop Idol: The Big Band Album is a compilation album featuring big band songs recorded by the final 10 from the first UK series of Pop Idol. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • The large extent and great depth of some gunnies often caused problems when they lay in the way of later mine development. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the rocky and hilly terrain the Basuto ponies were continually ridden over (often at great speeds), they developed into tough, sure-footed animals with great stamina and courage. (wikipedia.org)
  • whole
  • According to Budde, "the whole world" including places like Britain, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Singapore and the Netherlands have, or are moving to open access next-generation network models. (techworld.com.au)
  • In an unusually positive review, UKMix gave it 4/5 stars, " On the whole, this is a very good album and will make a nice change to your CD collection. (wikipedia.org)
  • record
  • Due mental illness and therapy, we can now get a good track record. (shubertmotors.com)
  • The name of the village of Gunnislake in east Cornwall, England, UK, is partly derived from the term: the first record of the name in 1485 is as Gonellake from a personal name "Gunna" and the local word "lake" for a stream, but by 1796 the name had changed to its present form as a result of the mining that took place in the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Site
  • Many of the businesses are spending money on paid advertising, which is excellent for tracking return on investment and effectively manages the demand as you pay only for when people visit your site however paid advertising can be expensive in competitive markets. (prairiesmokepress.com)
  • group
  • Women United for a Better Community" is a new group of grassroots women in the Ayacucho Region at the South High Andean of Peru, recently created by Estrategia, a National Grassroots women's organization. (asafeworldforwomen.org)
  • stars
  • Parker beat Tye Dillinger in January 2014 but was then largely unsuccessful, losing to main roster stars like Antonio Cesaro, The Miz and The Great Khali as well as a defeat by Mojo Rawley at NXT Arrival. (wikipedia.org)