• 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)
  • 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)
  • The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier gave Britain a two-week deadline yesterday to provide "vital" clarification on the financial commitments it is willing to honour as part of its Brexit divorce settlement. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • 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)
  • Prime Minister
  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of "threatening the international order" through espionage and election meddling. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • Facing mounting pressure at home, UK Prime Minister Theresa May took aim at Russia, accusing it of the tried and trusted sins of endangering global security, election meddling, hacking attacks and spreading fake news, in what seems a desperate lunge for support. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • 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)
  • A single Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the union of the Kingdom of England (which had already comprised the present-day countries of England and Wales) and the Kingdom of Scotland by the 1707 Acts of Union. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, the acts, which applied in England and Wales only, restricted service to the territory of Great Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • British
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • The report suggests that the UK police have amassed a collection of 19 million photos - equating to around 30 per cent of the British population. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • Welsh
  • 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)
  • London
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • known
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Scottish
  • It has all the right ingredients for the type of scaremongering that gets clicks for UK news websites - Russia, alternative media and the man who led the charge for Scottish independence. (whatreallyhappened.com)
  • island
  • 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)
  • Daniel Defoe's A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain begins publication. (wikipedia.org)
  • Official
  • Official website Great Britain on Twitter "Playwright Richard Bean does not shy away from controversy. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • threat
  • The species, which frequently desecrated burial sites and was a threat to livestock and human life, was exterminated from Britain through a combination of deforestation and active hunting through bounty systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)