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Daily Mail
The DAILY MAIL is a British daily middle-market tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust
Daily Mail and General Trust
and published in London. It is the United Kingdom's second-biggest-selling daily newspaper after The Sun . Its sister paper The Mail on Sunday was launched in 1982 while Scottish and Irish editions of the daily paper were launched in 1947 and 2006 respectively. Jonathan Harmsworth, 4th Viscount Rothermere , a great-grandson of one of the co-founders, is the current chairman and controlling shareholder of the Daily Mail
Daily Mail
and General Trust, while day-to-day editorial decisions for the newspaper are usually made by a team around the editor, Paul Dacre . A survey in 2014 found the average age of its reader was 58, and it had the lowest demographic for 15- to 44-year-olds among the major British dailies
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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess Of Salisbury
ROBERT ARTHUR TALBOT GASCOYNE-CECIL, 3RD MARQUESS OF SALISBURY, KG , GCVO , PC , FRS , DL (3 February 1830 – 22 August 1903), styled LORD ROBERT CECIL before 1865 and VISCOUNT CRANBORNE from June 1865 until April 1868, was a British Conservative statesman, serving as prime minister three times for a total of over 13 years. He was the last prime minister to head his full administration from the House of Lords. Lord Robert Cecil was first elected to the House of Commons in 1854 and served as Secretary of State for India in Lord Derby 's Conservative government from 1866 until his resignation in 1867 over its introduction of Benjamin Disraeli 's Reform Bill that extended the suffrage to working-class men. In 1868 upon the death of his father, Cecil was elevated to the House of Lords
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Prime Minister Of The United Kingdom
The PRIME MINISTER OF THE UNITED KINGDOM is the head of Her Majesty\'s Government in the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. The Prime Minister (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) and Cabinet (consisting of all the most senior ministers , most of whom are government department heads) are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Monarch , to Parliament , to their political party and ultimately to the electorate . The office is one of the Great Offices of State . The current holder of the office, Theresa May
Theresa May
, leader of the Conservative Party , was appointed by the Queen on 13 July 2016
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Imperialism
IMPERIALISM is an action that involves a country (usually an empire or a kingdom ) extending its power by the acquisition of territories . It may also include the exploitation of these territories, an action that is linked to colonialism . Colonialism
Colonialism
is generally regarded as an expression of imperialism. It is different from New Imperialism , as the term imperialism is usually applied to the colonization of the Americas between the 15th and 19th centuries, as opposed to the expansion of Western Powers (and Japan
Japan
) during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. However, both are examples of imperialism. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology and usage * 2 Colonialism
Colonialism
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Zeppelin
A ZEPPELIN was a type of rigid airship named after the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin (German pronunciation: ) who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century. Zeppelin's notions were first formulated in 1874 and developed in detail in 1893. They were patented in Germany in 1895 and in the United States in 1899. After the outstanding success of the Zeppelin
Zeppelin
design, the word zeppelin came to be commonly used to refer to all rigid airships. Zeppelins were first flown commercially in 1910 by Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-AG (DELAG), the world's first airline in revenue service. By mid-1914, DELAG had carried over 10,000 fare-paying passengers on over 1,500 flights. During World War I
World War I
the German military made extensive use of Zeppelins as bombers and scouts, killing over 500 people in bombing raids in Britain
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Select Committee (Westminster System)
In British politics , parliamentary select committees can be appointed from the House of Commons , like the Foreign Affairs Select Committee , from the House of Lords
House of Lords
, like the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee , or as a " Joint Committee " drawn from both, such as the Joint Committee on Human Rights . Committees may exist as "sessional" committees – i.e. be near-permanent – or as "ad-hoc" committees with a specific deadline by which to complete their work, after which they cease to exist, such as the recent Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change. The Commons select committees are generally responsible for overseeing the work of government departments and agencies, whereas those of the Lords look at general issues, such as the constitution , considered by the Constitution Committee , or the economy, considered by the Economic Affairs Committee
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London Stock Exchange
The LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London
London
, England
England
. As of December 2014 , the Exchange had a market capitalisation of US$6.06 trillion (short scale ), making it the third-largest stock exchange in the world by this measurement (the largest in Europe, ahead of Euronext ). The Exchange was founded in 1801 and its current premises are situated in Paternoster Square close to St Paul\'s Cathedral in the City of London
London
. The Exchange is part of the London
London
Stock
Stock
Exchange Group . London
London
Stock
Stock
Exchange is one of the world’s oldest stock exchanges and can trace its history back more than 300 years
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Audit Bureau Of Circulations (UK)
The AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATIONS (UK) or ABC is a non-profit organisation which is owned and developed by the media industry. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYIt was founded on 14 October 1931 by ISBA to provide an independent verification of circulation/data figures to facilitate the buying and selling of advertising space within UK national newspapers. In 2009 the organisation reviewed how their figures reflected bulk sales, which were often given away for free. The circulation of six national newspapers were adjusted as a consequence. In 2011, ABC's online and print divisions were merged. In February 2014, ABC published combined print and digital magazine circulation figures for the first time. ABC is governed by a board consisting of advertisers, media agencies, media owners and trade bodies
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House Of Lords
The HOUSE OF LORDS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, also known as the HOUSE OF PEERS, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom . Like the House of Commons , it meets in the Palace of Westminster
Palace of Westminster
. Officially, the full name of the house is THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE LORDS SPIRITUAL AND TEMPORAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED. Unlike the elected House of Commons, all members of the House of Lords (excluding 90 hereditary peers elected among themselves and two peers who are ex officio members) are appointed. The membership of the House of Lords
House of Lords
is drawn from the peerage and is made up of Lords Spiritual and Lords Temporal
Lords Temporal
. The Lords Spiritual are 26 bishops in the established Church of England
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English Channel
The ENGLISH CHANNEL (French : la Manche, "the Sleeve"; German : Ärmelkanal, "Sleeve Channel"; Breton : Mor Breizh, "Sea of Brittany"; Cornish : Mor Bretannek, "British Sea"), also called simply THE CHANNEL, is the body of water that separates southern England
England
from northern France
France
, and links the southern part of the North Sea
North Sea
to the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
. It is about 560 km (350 mi) long and varies in width from 240 km (150 mi) at its widest to 33.3 km (20.7 mi) in the Strait of Dover
Strait of Dover
. It is the smallest of the shallow seas around the continental shelf of Europe, covering an area of some 75,000 km2 (29,000 sq mi)
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Punch (magazine)
PUNCH; OR, THE LONDON CHARIVARI was a British weekly magazine of humour and satire established in 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells . Historically, it was most influential in the 1840s and 1850s, when it helped to coin the term "cartoon " in its modern sense as a humorous illustration. After the 1940s, when its circulation peaked, it went into a long decline, closing in 1992. It was revived in 1996, but closed again in 2002. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Later years * 2.1 Punch table * 3 Gallery of selected early covers * 4 Contributors * 4.1 Editors * 4.2 Cartoonists * 4.3 Authors * 5 Influence * 6 See also * 7 Notes * 8 Works cited * 9 External links HISTORYPunch was founded on 17 July 1841 by Henry Mayhew and engraver Ebenezer Landells , on an initial investment of £25. It was jointly edited by Mayhew and Mark Lemon
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Horatio Kitchener
HORATIO is a male given name, derived from the Latin name (nomen ) Horatius , from the Roman gens (clan) Horatia
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Secretary Of State For War
The position of SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR, commonly called WAR SECRETARY, was a British cabinet-level position, first held by Henry Dundas (appointed in 1794). In 1801 the post became that of Secretary of State for War and the Colonies . The position was re-instated in 1854. In 1964, with the creation of a cabinet-level Minister of Defence separate from the Prime Minister, the Secretary of State for War ceased to be a cabinet position . On 1 April 1964, with the creation of the Secretary of State for Defence position, in charge of a new united Ministry of Defence , the Secretary of State for War
Secretary of State for War
position was abolished (along with that of First Lord of the Admiralty
First Lord of the Admiralty
and Secretary of State for Air
Secretary of State for Air
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Amy Johnson
AMY JOHNSON CBE (1 July 1903 – 5 January 1941) was a pioneering British aviator who was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. Flying solo or with her husband, Jim Mollison , she set numerous long-distance records during the 1930s. She flew in the Second World War as a part of the Air Transport Auxiliary and died during a ferry flight . CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Aviation career * 3 Second World War * 4 Death * 4.1 Disputed circumstances * 5 Honours and tributes * 6 In popular culture * 7 See also * 8 Notes * 9 References * 9.1 Citations * 9.2 Bibliography * 10 External links EARLY LIFE Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson
was born at 154 St
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Conscription
Military service National service Conscription crisis Conscientious objector
Conscientious objector
Alternative civilian service CONSCRIPTION BY COUNTRY * v * t * e CONSCRIPTION, or DRAFTING, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service , most often a military service . Conscription dates back to antiquity and continues in some countries to the present day under various names. The modern system of near-universal national conscription for young men dates to the French Revolution
French Revolution
in the 1790s, where it became the basis of a very large and powerful military . Most European nations later copied the system in peacetime, so that men at a certain age would serve 1–8 years on active duty and then transfer to the reserve force
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British Empire
The BRITISH EMPIRE comprised the dominions , colonies , protectorates , mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states. It originated with the overseas possessions and trading posts established by England
England
between the late 16th and early 18th centuries. At its height, it was the largest empire in history and, for over a century, was the foremost global power . By 1913, the British Empire
Empire
held sway over 412 million people, 7001230000000000000♠23% of the world population at the time, and by 1920, it covered 35,500,000 km2 (13,700,000 sq mi), 7001240000000000000♠24% of the Earth's total land area. As a result, its political, legal , linguistic and cultural legacy is widespread
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