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The United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland

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In the UK there are four countries, England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
the capital of Scotland is Edinburgh, The capital of Wales is Cardiff, The capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast , and the Capital of England is London. Everyone considers London the Capital of the whole UK.

Music acts who are popular today
Artist and/ or bands that have made it to the top 10 on iTunes or anywhere on the Billboard charts are: The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Saturdays, McFly, Busted, Girls Aloud, Spice Girls, Cheryl Cole, Tulisa, Kylie Minogue, Leona Lewis, JLS, Lily Allen, Take That, Robbie Williams, Pixie Lott, Cher Lloyd, Olly Murs, The 1975, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Taio Cruz, ...view middle of the document...

Manchester Metropolitan University’s main campus is in Manchester but has branches all throughout Cheshire county. MMU has a history of over 150 years and also a lot of international students. MMU has approximately 30,00 students and about 10% are non-UK from over 100 countries. The University of Edinburgh has a history of over 400 years, and is located in the middle of Edinburgh, Scotland.The University of Edinburgh also is the sixth oldest college in the world. The University of Glasgow is located in Glasgow, Scotland, has an acceptance rate of 39% and has a history of over 563 years. The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest college in the world. City University, London is of course located in London. It was founded in 1894 and was originally the Northampton Institute until 1966. It has been running for approximately 120 years. The University of Oxford is the oldest college in the world but has no original date of its founding. There are files dating back to 1096 which is over 900 years. During 1167 when Henry II was reigning as king there was trouble with the English students going to a university in France simply titled the University of Paris, so the British living in Oxford decided to revolt and make Cambridge University, and both colleges are sometimes called Oxbridge.
Popular cities throughout the UK
The Uk has many cities just like any other country but it most popular cities are London, Glasgow, Belfast, Liverpool, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The British have extraordinarily original names for some of their cities. London is most popular city in England and the world. It has so many different cultures and tourists attractions that everyone wants to go there. Glasgow is the biggest city in Scotland. It is...

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