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Tower of London

Five questions about the Tower of London – Quick Quiz

The Tower of London is one of London's most famous landmarks - especially since it became the destination of choice for state prisoners. But what else do you know about the oldest Royal Residence in England?

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Duart Castle, Isle of Mull

Scotland in the movies

"Scotland is a beautiful, austere and dramatic country, with some of the most mountainous terrain in the United Kingdom. As such, the landscapes of Scotland have featured in a number of films." Nate takes us on a whistle-stop tour of five Scottish landmarks that feature in famous films.

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British Expat Newsletter: February 2013

This month: Bobby Shaftoe and other histories - the evolution of real-world events into nursery rhymes and folk songs.

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Five questions about walls – Quick Quiz

Walls are such a feature of everyday life that it's easy to forget they're there sometimes. How much do you know about them?

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Five questions about Livery Companies – Quick Quiz

The City of London has 108 Livery Companies, many of them tracing their history back to the trade and craft guilds of the Middle Ages, others rather more recent. How much do you know about them?

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