• 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)
  • 2016
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Brexit
  • The Japanese firm had received assurances from the British government that free trade between Britain and the EU would remain the standard trade arrangement post-Brexit, a commitment that helped the town of Burnaston in Derbyshire secure the company's new £240m plant in March. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • JEAN-CLAUDE Juncker has lashed out at the UK's decision to leave the European Union as he addressed MEPs this morning, insisting Britain would "regret" Brexit. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • Billionaire George Soros was today told to 'butt out' of UK affairs after it was revealed he had pumped £400,000 into a campaign fighting to stop Brexit. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • Scotland
  • Scotland Yard's war crimes unit is being petitioned to open a case into fresh allegations of abuse which was allegedly sanctioned by government officials in Qatar, in a case which could prove embarrassing for the UK government. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • 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)
  • Geoffrey of Monmouth in his pseudohistorical Historia Regum Britanniae (c. 1136) refers to the island as Britannia major ("Greater Britain"), to distinguish it from Britannia minor ("Lesser Britain"), the continental region which approximates to modern Brittany, which had been settled in the fifth and sixth centuries by migrants from Britain. (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)
  • 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)
  • works
  • The firm's 64GB iPhone X costs $999 in the US, which works out at £750 at the current exchange rate - almost £250 less than the official UK price of £999. (whatreallyhappened.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)
  • political
  • The revelation sparked fury among Brexiteers who said 'serious questions' must be asked into why a foreign national can bankroll a UK political campaign. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Government
  • Great Britain has, accordingly, entertained with that Government the closest and most intimate relations, while refusing on its demand ordinary amicable intercourse with us, and has, under arrangements made with t. (tufts.edu)
  • oldest
  • 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)