Jersey

What is Jersey known for?


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in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. However only the population figure includes the entire state.

of the United Kingdom. Other Channel Islands legislated by the Bailiwick of Guernsey include Alderney and Sark.


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; He also appeared in an episode of 'Dad's Army', playing a soldier, and in an episode of ITV's Comedy series ''Benidorm (Benidorm (TV series))'' in November 2009 playing a character called Wink McAndrew. WrittenBy n a ShortSummary Neil Oliver recounts the tragic tale of Captain Matthew Webb, the first man to swim the English Channel. Alice Roberts finds out how Jersey reinvented itself after the Nazi (Nazi Germany) occupation, while Nicholas


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and continued to exist until 1707, although it had been in a personal union with the kingdoms of England (Kingdom of England) and Ireland (Kingdom of Ireland) since James VI of Scotland (James VI and I) succeeded to the English and Irish thrones in 1603. On 1 May 1707, Scotland entered into an incorporating political union with England to create the united Kingdom of Great Britain. This union resulted from the Treaty of Union agreed in 1706 and enacted by the twin Acts of Union (Acts of Union 1707) passed by the Parliaments of both countries, despite widespread protest across Scotland.


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Centre#List of main offshore financial centres leading offshore financial centres . The growth of this sector however has not been without its controversies as Jersey has been characterised by critics and detractors as a place in which the "leadership has essentially been captured by global finance, and whose members will threaten and intimidate anyone who dissents." In June 2005 the States introduced the Competition (Jersey) Law 2005 ref


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the musical traditions of continental Europe, and the majority of songs and tunes that have been documented have close parallels or variants, particularly in France. Most of the surviving traditional songs are in French, with a minority in Jèrriais. In contemporary music, Nerina Pallot has enjoyed international success. Music festivals include Jersey Live, Rock in the Park, Avanchi presents Jazz in July, the music section of the Jersey Eisteddfod and the Liberation Jersey Music


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a politically influential local family. Together, they would have eleven children. thumb 200px Pierre Jules Baroche (Image:Pierre Jules Baroche.jpg) '''Pierre Jules Baroche''' (18 November 1802 in Paris – 29 October 1870 in Jersey) was a French statesman, who served as minister in several of Napoleon III (Napoleon III of France)'s governments. He was Minister of the Interior (Minister of the Interior (France)) from 15 March 1850 to 24 January 1851, Minister of Foreign Affairs (France


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in Surbiton. She was then given a wild card (Wild card (sports)) into the qualifying draw for the tier II (WTA Tier II Events) event in Eastbourne, the Britannic Asset Management International Championships (AEGON International) where she beat Frenchwoman, Virginie Razzano, in the final round of qualifying to reach the main draw. Conchita Martínez beat her in the first round. Just a week later she was given a wild card into the main draw of Wimbledon (2001 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles) to give her the first appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam (Grand Slam (tennis)). She was beaten by Nathalie Dechy in round one. Following Wimbledon she reached yet another ITF quarterfinal; this one in a $25,000 tournament in Felixstowe. She lost in round one of the qualifying tournament for the US Open (US Open (tennis)) in August and competed in four more ITF tournaments, reaching the quarterfinals of two of them (both $25,000). She ended the year with a singles ranking of World No. 248. Note: An Infantry Unit not listed is the 2nd Regiment of Foot aka Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey); however the 1st Battalion -along with the Honourable Artillery Company-suppressed the Gordon Riots in London 1780. Neither did the 11th Regiment of Foot Devonshire nor the 12th Regiment of Foot Suffolk ; nor the 25th Regiment of Foot aka King's Own Scottish Borderers at Sussex; nor the 32nd Regiment of Foot at Cornwall; the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot at Herefordshire; nor the 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot at East Middlesex nor 41st (Welsh) Regiment of Foot nor 51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment of Foot nor the 81st Regiment of Foot (Aberdeenshire Highland Regiment) take part in the American Revolution. The 86th Regiment of Foot (Rutland Regiment), the 87th Regiment of Foot (87th Regiment of Foot (1779)), and the 90th Regiment of Foot (Yorkshire Volunteers) were stationed in the West Indies. The 72nd Highlanders; 83rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Glasgow Volunteers) and the 95th (Yorkshire) Regiment of Foot did take part in defeating a French invasion of Jersey in 1781 (the Battle of Jersey). subdivision_type Crown Dependency (Crown Dependencies) subdivision_name Jersey, Channel Islands subdivision_type1 '''Saint Brélade''' is one of the twelve parishes of the Bailiwick of Jersey (Jersey). Its population is around 9,560, and it occupies the southwestern part of the island. It is the only parish to border only one other parish, St. Peter (Saint Peter, Jersey). The parish is the second-largest parish by surface area, covering 7,103 vergées (3,157 acres or 12.78 km²), which is 11% of the total land surface of the island. Early career In 1846 Woods obtained a position in ''The Times'' office, but after a few weeks went to live at Jersey with his mother whose health had failed. Woods returned to London in less than two years and resumed his position at ''The Times'' office. In 1850 Woods entered the monastery of the Passionist Order at Broadway in Worcestershire and became a novice. His health began to fail and he studied at Marist seminaries near Toulon, France; where he also taught English at a Naval College. Around this time his interest in geology and natural history appears to have begun. :


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Lewis (formerly of the Cine Centre and the New Forum) has arranged the Jersey Film Festival, a charity event showing the latest and also classic films outdoors in 35 mm (35 mm film) on a big screen. The 2011 festival was held in Howard Davis Park, St Saviour, on the 13–19 August 2011. First held in 2008, the Branchage Branchage Jersey International Film


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exclusively, whilst Royal Mail use both BS538 and BS539 in a seemingly random way. Prior to 1859 there was no standard colour although there is a document in the BPMA archive indicating that optionally, the lettering and Royal cypher could be picked out in white or black. In 1859, a bronze green colour became standard until 1874. It took ten years for every box to be repainted during this period). group2 '''Yellow''' *** Chief minister - Laurie Morgan, Chief Minister

Jersey

thumb Arriving at Jersey from France (File:Jersey - Arriving at the port.jpg)

'''Jersey''' ( Jersey was part of the Duchy of Normandy, whose dukes went on to become kings of England from 1066. After Normandy was lost by the kings of England in the thirteenth century, and the ducal title surrendered to France, Jersey and the other Channel Islands remained attached to the English crown.

Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy (Parliamentary system) under a constitutional monarchy, with its own financial (Economy of Jersey), legal (Law of Jersey) and judicial (Courts of Jersey) systems,

The island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands. Although the Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey are often referred to collectively as the Channel Islands, the "Channel Islands" are not a constitutional or political unit. Jersey has a separate relationship to the British Crown (The Crown) from the other Crown dependencies of Guernsey and the Isle of Man. last House of Commons Justice Committee title Crown dependencies publisher The Stationery Office Ltd volume 8th Report of Session 2009–10 edition HC 56-1 url http: www.publications.parliament.uk pa cm200910 cmselect cmjust 56 5602.htm isbn 978-0-215-55334-8 jfm It is not part of the United Kingdom,

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