Museums in London

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London has a range of the most important museums in the world. This is also the city in the world that has the largest number of galleries and art museums per capita. Museums are found in all areas: art, science, … Read More

Entertainment in London

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(The O2, one of the largest domes in the world, originally built to celebrate the new millennium, this structure is now part of a reconstruction project and hosts many major events) Within the City of Westminster, the West End includes … Read More

Services and finance in London

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(The Bank of England, central bank of the United Kingdom) Approximately 85% of the population of Greater London (3.2 million people) work in the service sector. 500,000 people work in industry and construction (in equal proportions). London has five major … Read More

Economy of London

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(Bishopsgate in the City of London) By GDP, London was in 2005 the sixth largest city in the world and the second largest in Europe after Paris. Greater London generates approximately 20% of GDP in the United Kingdom, and the … Read More

Ethnic diversity in London

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Ethnic Group (2011) White 59.8% Asian 18.4% Black 13.3% Métis or other 8.4% Top 20 countries of birth / population, 2011 United Kingdom 5175677 India 262247 Poland 158300 Ireland 129807 Nigeria 114718 Pakistan 112457 Bangladesh 109948 Jamaica 87467 Sri Lanka … Read More

Urbanization and architecture of London

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(Example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in London ”s St Pancras Station) The population density varies considerably in London. The center brings together many jobs while the periphery of the city includes residential areas more or less densely populated areas, … Read More

London’s districts

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  City of London City of Westminster Kensington and Chelsea Hammersmith and Fulham Wandsworth Lambeth Southwark Tower Hamlets Hackney Islington Camden Brent Ealing Hounslow Richmond Kingston Merton   Sutton Croydon Bromley Lewisham Greenwich Bexley Havering Barking and Dagenham Redbridge Newham … Read More

River Thames and London

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Greater London is located in the southeast of England, 50 km west of the Thames Estuary and extends over an area of 1,579 km², which puts the city at the thirty- seventh of the widest areas. The altitude varies from … Read More

Sports in London

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In the twentieth century, London has hosted numerous international sporting events, as the summer Olympics three times, in 1908, 1948 and 2012, making it the first city to receive the Olympics three times. In 1934, the Commonwealth Games were also … Read More

Employed / Self-employed

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A worker’s employment status, that is whether they are employed or self-employed, is not a matter of choice. Whether someone is employed or self-employed depends upon the terms and conditions of the relevant engagement. The tax and National Insurance contributions … Read More

Casual, or part-time working, in UK

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More than one job If a worker has: more than one job works for a number of different people for a few days or weeks at a time it is necessary to answer the questions for each job. If the … Read More

Institute of Cancer Research, London

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Established 1909 Type Public Chairman Lord Ryder of Wensum Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal (University of London) Chief Executive Professor Alan Ashworth FRS Admin. staff 1,075 (2011 average) Students 338 (2010/11) Location London, United Kingdom”, ” Campus Urban Affiliations University … Read More

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