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  United Kingdom - Search View - MSN Encarta
The United Kingdom is bordered to the south by the English Channel, which separates it from continental Europe, to the east by the North Sea, and to the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the only land border is between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The climate of the United Kingdom is mild relative to its latitude.
The United Kingdom is one of the most urbanized of the world’s larger nations: about 89 per cent of the population lives in cities and towns.
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 United Kingdom Election Results
European Parliamentary Election in Eastern region by constituency, 1999.
European Parliamentary Election in Wales by constituency, 1999.
European Parliamentary Election in Scotland by constituency, 1999.
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 TECH - Technology Information, New Technology, Technology Degree - Shopping, Services and Information at TECHIWORLD.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
The 36,320-member Royal Navy operates the United Kingdom\'s nuclear deterrent, which consists of four Trident missile-armed submarines, while the Royal Marines are the Royal Navy\'s Light Infantry units for amphibious operations and for specialist reinforcement forces in and beyond the NATO area.
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 United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article @ TXbase.com (TX Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Parliament is the national legislature of the United Kingdom.
Generally, western Scotland is warmer than the east because of the influence of the Atlantic ocean currents and the colder surface temperatures of the North Sea.
Continental Europe, the lands now constituting the United Kingdom have been subject to many invasions and migrations, especially from Scandinavia and the continent, including Roman occupation for several centuries.
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 United Kingdom Encyclopedia Article @ Darted.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
United States in many recent peacekeeping initiatives and conflicts.
The first half of the 20th century, however, saw the Empire's strength seriously depleted due to the freedom movements in various parts of the occupied territories, and the inability of the British to maintain their conquered territories.
The second half witnessed the decline of the Empire and the United Kingdom's dominant position thus radically vanished to what it is today.
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Voting in the General Assembly on important questions--recommendations on peace and security; election of members to organs; admission, suspension, and expulsion of members; trusteeship questions; budgetary matters--is by a two-thirds majority of those present and voting "yes" or "no." Abstentions are not counted.
The United Nations is expanding its work on behalf of women, not only to ensure their rights as individuals but also to stress the need for them to use their talents and abilities for progress on social issues.
The United Nations and its affiliated international organizations are especially important to member nations of the Third World who conduct much of their foreign policy there and rely heavily on these forums to advance their national interests and interact with other nations, including the United States.
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 Profile of UnitedKingdom
Elections were held in late 2003 but the deadlock continues and the assembly has yet to reconvene.
The United Kingdom is home to a multicultural population, partly as the legacy of empire.
With campaigning under way for a general election on 5 May 2005, the war and its aftermath remain in the headlines.
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 United Kingdom general election, 1955 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1955 United Kingdom general election was held on May 26, 1955, four years after the previous general election.
It resulted in a substantially increased majority of 60 for the Conservative government under Sir Anthony Eden against the Labour Party under Clement Attlee.
This was the first general election to be televised in the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1955   (147 words)

  
 Commanding Heights : United Kingdom Political | on PBS
A general election ends in a Conservative landslide that transforms the make-up of the coalition.
He attempts to ban strikes and calls a general election over the question, "Who governs Britain?" But Labor wins the election, and Harold Wilson, prime minister for the second time, complies with the unions' demands.
She begins a gradual limitation of the power of the trade unions that ends with a yearlong strike by the National Union of Mineworkers over the closure of 20 coal mines considered unproductive.
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 Diaspora   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Kingdom led a precarious existence at best, and was notable inasmuch as it's rulers converted to Judaism; several are buried in Jerusalem.
Far more likely scenarios that have been proposed are that they are remnants of Jewish military colonists at Elephantine, in Egypt, who moved south and intermarried with Ethiopian tribes; or, alternatively, that they are descendents of exiled tribes who left Judea during the Babylonian or even Assyrian conquests.
Ultimately the Muslims were successful however, but their punitively harsh attitudes toward the Berbers in general resulted in North Africa being a hotbed of religious heterodoxy and outright schism for centuries - the Fatamid Caliphs are probably the best-known example.
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 Unit Did You Mean unit?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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.
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 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The general election took place in 646 constituencies across the United Kingdom, for seats in the House of Commons.
In Northern Ireland, the election was dominated in the unionist community by a battle between the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
Other elections in the province have shown both a shift in votes towards the DUP but also a collapse of support for the cross-community Alliance Party which is likely to be more marked in a first past the post election and thus which may work in the UUP's favour.
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 Maps of the Moselm/Hasemite Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This territory was formally annexed by the kingdom in April 1950.
In August the king dissolved the 80-member House of Representatives (the lower house of the bicameral National Assembly) and announced that the election would be conducted on a one-person-one-vote system rather than on the old "slate" system that allowed voters to cast as many votes as there were representatives in their constituency.
In the election the number of anti-Zionist Islamic militants--who made up the Islamic Action Front (IAF), a coalition of Islamic groupings and the largest of the 20 political parties--was reduced from 36 to 16, giving the king the support he had sought for his policy.
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 ATTLEE, Clement Richard @ Archontology.org: presidents, kings, prime ministers, biography, database
Attlee's second administration, formed in February 1950 after the General Election (23 Feb 1950: Labour 315, Conservative 298, Liberal 9, others 3), enjoyed a far smaller majority, and faced a crisis when two ministers, Aneurin Bevan and Harold Wilson, resigned (April 1951) in protest against introducing the charges for some National Health Service facilities.
The General Election of 1951 resulted in Labour defeat (25 Oct 1951: Conservative 321, Labour 295, Liberal 6, others 3) and Attlee tendered his resignation on 26 Oct 1951.
On 6 Dec 1955 he stepped down after 20 years as Leader of the Parliamentary Party and 4 as Leader of the Opposition, and was created Earl.
www.archontology.org /nations/uk/bpm/attlee.php   (654 words)

  
 Italy and the United Nations - Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the same time, the General Assembly deserves recognition of its prerogatives as the supreme organ of the United Nations by giving it the possibility to carry out its tasks of coordination and guidance with greater continuity.
At the present juncture, peace-keeping operations are one of the United Nations’ most pressing and sensitive responsibilities.
Italy is doing its part, realizing as it does that the Security Council and the UN as a whole can only continue to be effective through a profound evolution in their ways and their thinking.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/membship/election/2000/italy.htm   (1223 words)

  
 General Documents Not Relating To Specific States - Meetings of State Parties or of the UN Economic and Social Council ...
General Documents Not Relating To Specific States - Meetings of State Parties or of the UN Economic and Social Council - CESCR - Election of Members of the Committee - 1994 - E/1994/20
Since 1989, member of the advisory board on the United Nations of the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.
General Director of the Archives, Library and Publications, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1979-1981.
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United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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 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.
Members of the Scottish Parliament, and the Welsh National Assembly, listed by constituency/region, including election results and, where known, the email address and website address for each MP revolts.co.uk a source for academic analysis of backbench behaviour in Britain
1955 general election, full results by constituency, including a statistical breakdown of the results
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

  
 SN 3061 -British General Election Results, 1955-1992
To visualize and analyse the evolution of the post-ward British Electoral System and to provide a basis for projecting plausible future election results on the record of past precedent.
The vote in each seat for each party at each election; which seats remained roughly constant over time.
The vote and electorate in each parliamentary constituency for each of the main parties for each election between 1955 and 1992 in the United Kingdom.
www.data-archive.ac.uk /findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=3061   (220 words)

  
 United Kingdom General Election results since 1832
UK General Elections since 1832 UK General Elections since 1832
Complete results are available here for those years highlighted in red
Otherwise, links are to summary results on the Spartacus site and Adam Carr's Election Archive
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/edates.htm   (100 words)

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