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  United Kingdom - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (usually shortened to the United Kingdom or the UK) is a country (or more specifically a constitutional monarchy or unitary state) off the north-western coast of continental Europe, surrounded by the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, the Irish Sea, and the Atlantic Ocean.
The United Kingdom is the union of the Kingdom of England (which includes the principality of Wales) with the Kingdom of Scotland and later the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single state.
Also sometimes associated with the United Kingdom, though not constitutionally part of the United Kingdom itself, are the Crown dependencies (the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey, and the Isle of Man) as self-governing possessions of the Crown, and a number of overseas territories under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/n/i/United_Kingdom_5ad7.html   (3680 words)

 United_Kingdom - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia
The United Kingdom is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, and its ancillary bodies of water, including the North Sea, the English Channel, the Celtic Sea, and the Irish Sea.
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy, with executive power exercised on behalf of the monarch by the prime minister and other cabinet ministers who head departments.
At the April 2001 UK Census, the United Kingdom's population was 58,789,194, the third-largest in the European Union (behind Germany and France) and the twenty-first largest in the world.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=United_Kingdom   (6403 words)

 BT Research - 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The United Nations warns that about 90 million Africans could be infected by the HIV virus in the future, without further action against the spread of the disease.
United Kingdom general election, 2005: The Labour Party is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority.
It is the 13th hurricane of 2005, breaking the 1969 record of 12 hurricanes.
www.breathittteens.com /research.php?title=2005   (5334 words)

 Election Resources on the Internet: Federal Elections in Australia
2004 general election statistics were compiled on the basis of complete results published by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), updated as of January 6, 2005.
The remaining election statistics presented in this space come from official reports and data files issued by the AEC and the Parliament of Australia's Parliamentary Library.
As in the United States, the states have equal representation in the Senate, whereas House seats are apportioned among the states in proportion to their populations.
electionresources.org /au   (525 words)

 United Kingdom Election Results
Results of elections to the 54th Parliament of the United Kingdom in 2005 are being added.
Election results from the general election of 1983 onwards are in these files in the same order.
European Parliamentary Election in Yorkshire and the Humber region by constituency, 1999.
www.election.demon.co.uk   (1198 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 2009 - Campaigns Wikia - A Wikia wiki
A tendency has developed to combine the general election with local Council elections which normally take place in May, although the local election timetable can be re-arranged by Act of Parliament.
Another possible opportunity to reduce the expense of multiple elections in a short period would be to combine the UK general election with the European Parliament election due in June 2009.
The next general election in the United Kingdom is likely to take place in either 2009 or 2010, although an earlier election may be possible if Tony Blair is replaced as Prime Minister in 2007 or 2008.
campaigns.wikia.com /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2009   (387 words)

 2005 Country Report on Human Rights Practices in the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with a population of 60.4 million, is a constitutional monarchy with a democratic, parliamentary government.
The July PRT report stated that the institutions with the highest number of suicides were generally the most overcrowded and that nearly two-thirds of those who committed suicide in prison had a history of drug abuse.
The government is formed on the basis of a majority of seats in the House of Commons, which are contested in elections held at least every five years; elections for members of Parliament took place on May 5.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2005/61683.htm   (6525 words)

 Debian Project Leader Elections 2005
General Resolution: Editorial amendments to the social contract
I would like to thank all the candidates for their service to the project, for standing for the post of project leader, and for offering the developers a strong and viable group of candidates.
The problem is that in complex elections, there may well be a circular relations ship in which A beats B, B beats C, and C beats A. Most of the variations on Condorcet use various means of resolving the tie.
www.debian.org /vote/2005/vote_001   (765 words)

General elections are elections of the whole House of Commons at one time: one Member of Parliament for each constituency in the United Kingdom.
A parliamentary by-election is held when a seat falls vacant in the House of Commons, because an MP dies, resigns or can no longer be an MP for some other reason, such as being made a member of the House of Lords.
By tradition, the procedure for initiating a by-election (known as 'moving the writ') is usually initiated by the political party which held the seat before the vacancy.
www.bushywood.com /general_election.htm   (1844 words)

 Unit Did You Mean unit?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Unit of measurement or physical unit, a fundamental quantity of measurement in science or engineering.
Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in a theatrical presentation.
Unit (ring theory), an element that is invertible with respect to ring multiplication.
www.did-you-mean.com /Unit.html   (905 words)

 UN Security Council
Today, I follow up my article entitled, “UN Resolution”, with an article about the UN Security Council, including their version of the UN Resolution, which is different from a resolution passed by the General Assembly.
Generally, the United Nations tries to split up the ten non-permanent seats geographically—three from Africa, two from Asia, three from Europe and two from Latin America.
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www.jasonamartin.com /politics/united-nations/un-security-council   (802 words)

 Vote count doubts strong in U.S., Italy, Mexico - Politics - MSNBC.com
That could be why people in the United States, Italy and Mexico had the lowest levels of confidence in the vote count among nine countries in AP-Ipsos polling taken just weeks before the U.S. midterm elections.
The 2005 national elections brought out 61 percent of voters, recording a slight upturn in a trend that has been moving down.
Turnout in the United States has been dropping over the last few decades, but was higher in 2004 when 122 million, or 62 percent of the voting age population, turned out in the presidential contest.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/15328037   (1033 words)

 Dominica + United Kingdom: Election, May 5th, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This message was made loud and clear on election day by the lone voice of Mr.
The island's total population is around 70,000 and voter turnout in this election was a healthy 38,953.
The UWP might reflect that the electorate have not forgotten the reasons why they denied them a second term in office at the last general election and are not yet ready to forgive them.
www.natureisland.com /election5May05.html   (762 words)

 2005 UK general election
The official results of the 2005 UK general election give Labor 355 seats out of 646 with only 35.7% of the popular vote.
Because of the death of a candidate, the 2005 election has been postponed in one constituency.
The number of mandates has shrunk from 659 in 2001 to 646 in 2005 because the number of constituencies in Scotland has been reduced.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/politics/60/2005_uk_general_election.htm   (757 words)

 Elections Ireland: 2005 Westminster General Election
Elections to the United Kingdom Parliament held in Northern Ireland
As was widely expected, on Tuesday 5 April 2005 Prime Minister Tony Blair asked the Queen to dissolve Parliament to pave the way for a General Election on Thursday 5 May. Parliament was prorogued on Thursday 7 April ahead of the formal dissolution on Monday 11 April.
The notice of the election was published on 14 April and nominations closed on 19 April.
www.electionsireland.org /results/general/ni/2005.cfm   (293 words)

 DAWN - International; 13 January, 2005
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 12: The United Nations officials on Tuesday welcomed the initial findings by an independent probe into the UN oil-for-food programme for Iraq...
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 12: The United Nations announced on Tuesday that it would hold a special General Assembly session this month to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps,...
NEW YORK, Jan 12: The United States Customs on Tuesday seized a shipment of priceless Pakistani artefacts detained by it since October at Newark (New Jersey) port in order to ascertain its origin.
www.dawn.com /2005/01/13/int.htm   (469 words)

 Zod 2008 - General Zod - 2008 Presidential Candidate
The General will discuss how monumentally corrupt rulers can strengthen their nations through intimidation, without resorting to petty squabbles, civil wars, and money laundering.
General Zod cannot answer threats or propositions from fictional beings -- he chooses to focus on issues and news.
I have seen that another hopeful candidate for the 2008 elections is Christopher Walken (http://www.walken2008.com/).
www.zod2008.com   (5022 words)

 Alleba Politics » General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
I recently had the misfortune of stumbling upon a Filipino Textbook for College Freshmen which endlessly bothered me. Its title alone, is enough to make you wonder what is happening to the state of our education system and, more importantly, our national language.
It is their oil which has FOREVER changed the beaches, the corals and the lives of those in the area.
The observations I will here make against homosexuals in general do not include the members of their group who have conducted themselves decorously….
politics.alleba.com /category/general   (1051 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- United Kingdom
Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science.
elections: none; the monarchy is hereditary; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or the leader of the majority coalition is usually the prime minister
House of Lords (highest court of appeal; several Lords of Appeal in Ordinary are appointed by the monarch for life); Supreme Courts of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland (comprising the Courts of Appeal, the High Courts of Justice, and the Crown Courts); Scotland's Court of Session and Court of the Justiciary
www.umsl.edu /services/govdocs/wofact2005/geos/uk.html   (1674 words)

 Top 20 United Kingdom
This is the article about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, often abbreviated to the UK.
This union occurred at a time when the Scottish government was on the brink of economic ruin and was deeply unpopular with the Scottish population however, the Scottish people showed their fury at the signing of the Act with three days of rioting.
The United Kingdom, a leading trading power and financial centre, has an essentially capitalist economy, the fourth largest in the world in USD exchange-rate terms and the sixth largest by purchasing power parity (PPP).
top20unitedkingdom.com   (3701 words)

 Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - Elections - 2005 general election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
You are here: Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights - Elections > Election reports > United Kingdom > 2005 general election
ODIHR homepage Challenges to OSCE election commitments Overview About election observation How to become an election observer Elections in the OSCE area in 2006 Elections in the OSCE area in 2007 Contacts
Final Report on the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland general election on 5 May 2005
www.osce.org /odihr-elections/15922.html   (94 words)

Second generation of Islamic terrorists feel displaced away from 'homelands'.
LONDON (AP) - Three suspects in the failed July 21 London bombings were formally charged Monday with attempted murder, as a British citizen wanted in the United States for allegedly trying to set up a terrorist training camp said he would fight...
LEEDS, England (AP) - Police in Cairo detained a biochemist who studied in the United States and taught at a university in Leeds - the home base for at least three of the London bombers.
www.worldcaribbeanlink.com /btshelections.htm   (4119 words)

 Oxford Analytica - Open Conference Calls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
On 5 May 2005, a general election will be held in the UK, which could return the Labour Party for an historic third term.
However, popular trust in Prime Minister Tony Blair’s leadership has waned, in part owing to the UK’s role in the Iraq war and his government’s record in improving public services.
With an election campaign in full swing, the three main political parties are clashing over matters such as taxation, immigration and public finances.
www.oxan.com /conferences/occ/UnitedKingdom_26iv05.asp   (119 words)

 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
This gives access to the election result for each constituency, and where known, the email address and website address for each MP.
2005 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
Strategic Voter, advocates and facilitates strategic voting in 2005 as a means of holding New Labour to account for the illegal invasion of Iraq
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

 PoliticsOnline - News, Tools & Strategies
The United Kingdom has launched into its first internet intensive election, much like what witnessed during the United States 2004 election season.
With a 30 day election season Conservatives, Labour and other Parties are using rapid response tactics of the internet to mobilize and persuade voters.
From vote swapping to political blogging everything is being laid on the line for what is expected to be a very close election.
www.politicsonline.com /content/main/specialreports/2005/ukelections   (345 words)

 2005 British Election Analysis
May 2005: The 2005 British general election was held on May 5, 2005.
Contrary to its strong position in 2001, the Labour party faced a tough fight to retain its parliamentary majority.
For more on the 2005 election, read the analysis by the political scientists who are conducting the 2005 British Election Study at the University of Essex.
www.apsanet.org /content_15179.cfm   (199 words)

 IFLA Governing Board election 2005-2007
In the elections for the new IFLA Governing Board, the following candidates were successful:
Bob McKee (United Kingdom), Barbara J. Ford (United States), Shawky Salem (Egypt) (2nd term), Zhang Xiaolin (China), Gunnar Sahlin (Sweden), Réjean Savard (Canada), Sang-Wan Han (Korea, Rep. Of), Adolfo Rodríguez Gallardo (Mexico), Vinyet Panyella (Spain) (2nd term), Tiiu Valm (Estonia) (2nd term).
They will serve a two-year term on the Governing Board, beginning at the end of the Oslo conference in August.
www.ifla.org /III/gb/2005/gb-results05.htm   (160 words)

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