The Dog Who Saved the World Cup
Four months before England won the World Cup in 1966, it actually lost it when a London thief swiped the solid gold trophy awarded to the tournament champions. While Scotland Yard came up empty in its...
Julian Assange: Police Removed From Outside Ecuadorian Embassy
Scotland Yard says it still intends to arrest WikiLeaks founder if he leaves embassy but it is ‘no longer proportionate’ to monitor building. Scotland Yard has called off its multimillion pound 24-hou...
The Dog Who Saved the World Cup
Four months before England won the World Cup in 1966, it actually lost it when a London thief swiped the solid gold trophy awarded to the tournament champions. While Scotland Yard came up empty in its...
Admiralty Arch
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Sheffield Town Hall
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Totnes Guildhall
Totnes Guildhall is a Grade I listed 16th-century Tudor historic guildhall, magistrate's court, and prison, in the town of Totnes, south Devon, in southwest England.
In 1206, Totnes was granted a ...
Scotland Yard
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Sessions House, Northampton
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Norman Shaw Buildings
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Foreign Office papal visit memo
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York Guildhall
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Leeds Town Hall
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Until early 1813, the Moot Hall at the t...
Information Research Department
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House of Lords Library
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Morley Town Hall
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Stabilisation Unit
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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Richard Coeur de Lion (statue)
Richard Coeur de Lion is a Grade II listed equestrian statue of the 12th-century English monarch Richard I, also known as Richard the Lionheart, who reigned from 1189–99. It stands on a granite pedest...
New Palace Yard
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Queen's Messenger
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Somerset House
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Shire Hall, Monmouth
The Shire Hall in Agincourt Square, Monmouth, Wales, is a prominent Grade I listed building in the town centre. It was built in 1724, and was formerly the centre for the Assize Courts and Quarter Ses...
UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee
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Diplomatic Wireless Service
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Palace of Westminster
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Leicester Guildhall
The Guildhall in Leicester, England, is a Grade I listed timber framed building, with the earliest part dating from c. 1390. The Guildhall once acted as the town hall for the city until the current on...
R (Bancoult) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (No 2)
R v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, ex p Bancoult (No 2) was a case in the House of Lords concerning the removal of the Chagos Islanders and the exercise of the Royal Prerogat...
Horse Guards (building)
Horse Guards is a large grade I listed building in the Palladian style between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade in London. The first Horse Guards building was built on the site of the former tiltyard...
House of Commons Library
The House of Commons Library is the library and information resource of the lower house of the British Parliament. It has adopted the phrase "Contributing to a well-informed democracy" as a summary of...