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Today, Prime Minister David Cameron and Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond to sign historic Scotland and the United Kingdom Agreement. The document defined the conditions under which Scotland will hold a referendum on independence, the official site of the British Prime Minister.
The agreement was signed in Edinburgh, at the headquarters of the Scottish Government. This was preceded by several months of negotiations.
The main stumbling block was the desire of the Scottish side put to a referendum, apart from the question of independence, the question of granting additional powers to the Scottish Parliament. The British prime minister, in turn,
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The building, which houses the famous headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, Scotland Yard, will be sold as part of cost-cutting measures.
Police said that the move to a smaller room would save about $ 10 million a year.
The police are hoping that through savings will increase the number of police on the streets of London.
The building, which is going to sell — New Scotland Yard — is the headquarters of the police for 45 years.
Before that London police also located in the city center — it was Scotland Yard who has received worldwide recognition thanks largely
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SS officer could say just about anything to avoid the gallows for his heinous war crimes. However, Fritz Knohleyn not lie, when in 1946, said that he had been tortured in London when British soldiers tried to get him to confess.
Britain has a reputation for a country that prides itself on its commitment to justice and respect for the law. She declares his high moral principles when it comes to human rights. She was among the first to sign the Geneva Convention of 1929 relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.
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Cameron pleads not separate Scotland
The British Prime Minister has admitted that Scotland has everything to become an independent state. However, David Cameron called the Scots not to destroy the United Kingdom.
On the eve of the independence referendum, which is scheduled for 2014, the government is conducting a campaign aimed at preserving the integrity of the UK. David Cameron asked Scotland not to break the alliance with England, which is 306 years old.
"Simply put: Britain working. Britain is working well. Why did it break down? — Reuters quoted the premier
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In Britain declared flood warnings Danger Zone
Britain is preparing to moving from the Atlantic the September showers that can cause flooding dozens of moderate severity in the country. Over the next two days on the island, especially in the south-east and north of England, Scotland, will fall to 80 mm of rain, accompanied by winds of 96 km / h
Flood warning is sounded in several counties, some places are expected flooding. Population is recommended to observe the precaution to protect your property, to be ready for a cold snap and the weather changes from summer to
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In Scotland, built the largest wind farm Facts
The project will be located at the northern coast of Scotland near Keytnesa and will provide about 40% of the required electricity for the region. The cost of the complex, which will contain 339 turbines in the area of 300 km2, will be £ 4,5 billion so new farm will be 50% more powerful than its counterpart in Kent, being the first among the farms built in the deep waters of the licensing of the "third circle" .
The total generating capacity of 1.5 gigawatts farm. The funny thing is
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Scientists believe that fossil found in Scotland belong to the very first inhabitants of the land on our planet.
Centimeter millipede was found near Stonhevena in Aberdeenshire. Researchers at the National Museum of Scotland and Yale University, who studied the find for a few months, saying that
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United Kingdom in anticipation of severe weather forecasting weather and climate
To the UK from the west two hurricanes looming low pressure in the central part, inherited from the category 4 hurricane, recorded the eighth of December.
Because of the strong winds and heavy rain "yellow alert" was declared over England in the morning of December 12. Projected increased wind gusts in Northern Ireland and the south of England. Are frequent heavy rains with flooding probability, which is very dangerous for the country. In this area, the pressure is below 710 mmHg not the norm, which can cause life-threatening.
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The UK hit strong hurricane centered over Scandinavia Natural Disasters
Eighth December winter storm swept through the UK, the hardest hit Scotland (County of Ayr, Fife and the central part), and the south of England, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Wind speed at Tulloch Bridge (Inverness, Scotland) is 47 m / s. On Mount Kerngorm (central Scotland) were recorded gusts up to 74 m / s.
The strongest wind speed:
Figure 1. Waves lapping on the esplanade Troon.
In the center and south of Scotland, near Glasgow and Edinburgh was declared a "red alert." As a result of
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A strong storm hit Scotland Natural Disasters
The storm that hit Scotland December 8, 2011, is considered the worst in 15 years. Wind gusts reached 265 kilometers per hour. Across the country were reported shortages of electricity, and in some parts of the house were badly damaged. On the same day, the authorities warned that some of the country's population remains without power until the weekend, as engineers need to connect more than 70 million homes. Schools and businesses were temporarily closed.
December 9, almost all electrical problems have been solved. Although the majority of schools, businesses, and service offices
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