What is Great in Great Britain?

Why is Great Britain called Great, and not just Britain?.

Some say it was King James who first called Britain “Great Britain” when he styled himself the first King of Great Britain in 1603.

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Average UK Wage and Salary

Average Wages in the United Kingdom.

UK Full Time Incomes are now at £585 per week.. or is that £681 per week.  The answer depends on which average figure you look at: Median or Mean.

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Homeless in England

Homelessness in England.

To be legally defined as homeless you must either lack a secure place in which you are entitled to live or not reasonably be able to stay in your current accommodation. They may be staying with friends … Read the rest

Homelessness in England.

To be legally defined as homeless you must either lack a secure place in which you are entitled to live or not reasonably be able to stay in your current accommodation. They may be staying with friends … Read the rest


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Murder Rates London v New York 2018 Qtr 1

London and New York Murder Rate Comparison 2018.

Figures for the first three months of 2018 show the following total number of murders in these two cities, which have similar populations.

  • There were 57 Murders in New York, United States
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London and New York Murder Rate Comparison 2018.

Figures for the first three months of 2018 show the following total number of murders in these two cities, which have similar populations.

  • There were 57 Murders in New York, United States
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Monarchs of Scotland

The Monarchs of Scotland.

The first King of Scotland is said to be Kenneth MacAlpin, who reigned as King of Scotland from 843 to 858.
He is said to have claimed the kingdoms of the Picts and the Gaels, in … Read the rest

The Monarchs of Scotland.

The first King of Scotland is said to be Kenneth MacAlpin, who reigned as King of Scotland from 843 to 858.
He is said to have claimed the kingdoms of the Picts and the Gaels, in … Read the rest


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George I of Great Britain, the first German King of Britain

George I of Great Britain, the first German King of Britain?.

Much is said about the British Royal Family being German, but little is said to explain it, or indeed to explain why this maybe a false statement.

It is … Read the rest

George I of Great Britain, the first German King of Britain?.

Much is said about the British Royal Family being German, but little is said to explain it, or indeed to explain why this maybe a false statement.

It is … Read the rest


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Deutsche Bank Expects to Move Far Fewer than 4,000 Jobs to EU After Brexit

Deutsche Bank Expects to Move Far Fewer than 4,000 Jobs to EU After Brexit.

Deutsche Bank is headquartered in Frankfurt, but has large operations in the UK with 8,600 staff based there. It employs almost 100,000 people worldwide.

News stories

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Deutsche Bank Expects to Move Far Fewer than 4,000 Jobs to EU After Brexit.

Deutsche Bank is headquartered in Frankfurt, but has large operations in the UK with 8,600 staff based there. It employs almost 100,000 people worldwide.

News stories

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UK National Minimum Wage 2018

UK National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage to rise in April 2018.

The UK Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2017 report has recommended that the minimum hourly rates should increase in April 2018 to:

Hourly Minimum Rates

£7.83 for workers … Read the rest

UK National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage to rise in April 2018.

The UK Low Pay Commission’s Autumn 2017 report has recommended that the minimum hourly rates should increase in April 2018 to:

Hourly Minimum Rates

£7.83 for workers … Read the rest


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London Stock Exchange FTSE 100

London Stock Exchange FTSE 100.

The following numbers show the value of the FTSE 100 each year on, or near, this day (Oct 27) from 2011 to 2017

5,713.82 Oct 27, 2011
5,795.10 Oct 29, 2012 (Up 1.42% in One … Read the rest


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