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Do you know the latest news about the Royal Family?

The Royal Family

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2012 but continues
to carry out an exacting range of duties with Prince Philip. They are ably
supported by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of
Cornwall, and increasingly by Princes William and Harry - the sons of
 Charles and the late Diana, Princess of Wales - and William's wife,
The Duchess of Cambridge (still affectionately known as Kate Middleton).
 They have a son and daughter, Prince George and Princess Charlotte

Royal Family News and Pictures

TYPICAL TRADITIONAL ENGLISH DISHES

Traditional English dishes have had competition from other dishes over the years. Despite this, if you visit England, you can still be served up the traditional foods we have been eating for years.
This page contains some of our most popular traditional dishes.
"Harry’s mouth fell open. The dishes in front of him were now piled with food. He had never seen so many things he liked to eat on one table: roast beefroast chickenpork chops and lamb chopsYorkshire pudding, peas, carrots, gravy, ketchup and, for some strange reason, mint humbugs."
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J. K. Rowling
Main meal dishes
Customs and Traditions in the UK








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Britain is full of culture and traditions which have been around for hundreds of years. British customs and traditions are famous all over the world. When people think of Britain they often think of people drinking tea, eating fish and chips and wearing bowler hats, but there is more to Britain than just those things. We have English and British traditions of sportmusicfood and many royal occasions. There are also songssayings andsuperstitions. Who was Guy Fawkes? Why does the Queen have two birthdays? You can find the answers here in our pages on life in Britain.
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Events and special days in the UK
British Life
Pooh down the River Thames

National Emblems of the United Kingdom - Национальные символы Соединенного Королевства

Результат пошуку зображень за запитом "национальные эмблемы англии и великобритании"







The United Kingdom (abbreviated from "The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland") is the political name of the country which consists of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (sometimes known as Ulster).
Great Britain is the name of the island which is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, whereas the British Isles is the geographical name of all the islands off the north-west coast of the European continent. In everyday speech "Britain" is used to mean the United Kingdom.

The flag of the United Kingdom, known as the Union Jack, is made up of three crosses. The upright red cross on a white background is the cross of the 1st George, the patron saint of England. The white diagonal cross on a blue background is the cross of St. Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland, The red diagonal cross on a white background is the cross of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.


    










There are lots of events you can get involved with in the UK, from street parties to traditional festivals!
On ‘bank holidays’, most shops, businesses and institutions are closed. Some of the events below are bank holidays, but not all – and there are different dates in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Please visit the gov.uk website for a list of all bank holidays.