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UK General Election

Details of the UK General Election on 7 May 2015.

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St George's Cross

St George’s Day

St George's Day, celebrated on 23 April, is the feast day of England's patron saint.

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Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II

6 February 2012 marks the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne of the United Kingdom, its Colonies (now known as Overseas Territories), and the other Dominions in the Commonwealth.

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Iceland: National Day

Iceland celebrates its National Day on 17 June, the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, who led the Icelandic movement for independence from Denmark in the 19th century.

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Easter Sunday is the day when Christians celebrate Jesus of Nazareth's resurrection from the dead - and when chocolate manufacturers look forward to their biggest profits of the year.

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