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London, United Kingdom

According to abbreviationfinder, London is the capital of England and the United Kingdom. Located on the banks of the River Thames in the southeast of the island of Great Britain, its establishment dates back more than two millennia, it was founded around the year 43 by the Romans under the name of Londinium. London’s population is made up of a wide number… Read More »

Human Rights Part II

6: Important monitoring bodies In an ideal world, all people have their human rights safeguarded. The reality is that there are many gross violations of human rights in a number of countries where the authorities have neither the will nor the ability to safeguard the rights of the population. This means that the UN and… Read More »

Human Rights Part I

The idea of ​​the rights of the individual and the need to limit the power and abuse of power of the ruler and the rulers is not entirely new. It has grown over several hundred years, but has especially gained momentum in the sails after 1945 – not least the last two to three decades.… Read More »

What are Tax Havens? Part III

8: Different specialties The British-based tax havens benefit from the political stability of the mother country and from English law. These centers seem to specialize in modern financial instruments such as futures and derivatives, groups of mortgages converted into securities and the like. Here we also find most of the hedge funds in the world.… Read More »

United Kingdom Arts: Gothic and Late Gothic

The beginning of the Gothic style in England dates back to 1174, the year in which a French master, William of Sens, began the reconstruction of the Canterbury choir (destroyed by fire) in Gothic forms derived from Île-de-France. But apart from this and a few other isolated examples of French derivation, England immediately developed a… Read More »