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adaptations to those that use the story as a basis for new works. An example of the latter is ''The Eighth Square'', a murder mystery set in Wonderland, written by Matthew Fleming and music and lyrics by Ben J. Macpherson. This goth-toned rock musical premiered in 2006 at the New Theatre Royal in Portsmouth, England. The TA Fantastika, a popular Black light theatre in Prague performs "Aspects of Alice"; written and directed by Petr Kratochvíl. This adaptation is not faithful to the books, but rather explores Alice's journey into adulthood while incorporating allusions to the history of Czech Republic. At Southwick House is the home of the Defence College of Policing and Guarding and the Regimental Headquarters of the Royal Military Police, which was where D-Day was planned, being known as SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force). VT Group is based in Hedge End, with VT Education & Skills and VT Flagship based in North Harbour (North Harbour, Portsmouth), Portsmouth. Much of the Royal Navy is based at HMNB Portsmouth with BAE Systems Surface Ships. IBM is headquartered in Cosham, North Portsmouth, with large laboratories in Hursley House. At Southwick House is the home of the Defence College of Policing and Guarding and the Regimental Headquarters of the Royal Military Police, which was where D-Day was planned, being known as SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force). VT Group is based in Hedge End, with VT Education & Skills and VT Flagship based in North Harbour (North Harbour, Portsmouth), Portsmouth. Much of the Royal Navy is based at HMNB Portsmouth with BAE Systems Surface Ships. IBM is headquartered in Cosham, North Portsmouth, with large laboratories in Hursley House. Town arms A Norman (Normans) element on Drogheda's coat of arms is its centrepiece, St. Laurence's Gate (Laurence's Gate). The three lions which flank the Norman barbican and the star (Star (heraldry)) and crescent, similar to those on the coat of arms of Portsmouth, are taken from Richard The Lionheart's (Richard I of England) coat of arms who gave both towns their charters (Royal Charter). On the other side of the barbican is a ship denoting Drogheda's status as an important port. The town's motto ''Deus praesidium, mercatura decus'' translates as "God our strength, merchandise our glory". http: www.ngw.nl int ier d drogheda.htm Transportation Le Havre has well-developed national road, rail and air links (Octeville airport (Le Havre Octeville Airport)) and is two hours by train from Paris, with services running to the Gare du Havre. Local transport is based primarily on an extensive bus network. The city has plans for a tram network. A ferry service to Portsmouth in the United Kingdom runs from the Terminal de la Citadelle. The service is operated by LD Lines. Crossing times are from three hours and fifteen minutes. AFerry.co.uk Portsmouth to Le Havre Ferries Popular alternative routes going to areas close to Le Havre include Newhaven (Newhaven, East Sussex) to Dieppe (Dieppe, Seine-Maritime), and Poole to Cherbourg. *Bishop's Stortford - Bishop's Stortford Ultra Light Railway Southampton & Portsmouth - Solent Metro in the Urban South Hampshire *Preston - Red Scar area tram The Battle of Britain was the first major campaign to be fought entirely by air forces, "92 Squadron – Geoffrey Wellum." ''Battle of Britain Memorial Flight'' via ''raf.mod.uk.'' Retrieved: 17 November 2010. and was also the largest and most sustained aerial bombing campaign to that date. From July 1940 coastal shipping convoys and shipping centres, such as Portsmouth, were the main targets; one month later the ''Luftwaffe'' shifted its attacks to RAF airfields and infrastructure. As the battle progressed the ''Luftwaffe'' also targeted aircraft factories (World War II aircraft production) and ground infrastructure. Eventually the ''Luftwaffe'' resorted to attacking areas of political significance and using terror bombing tactics (Terror bombing). WikiPedia:Portsmouth Commons:Category:Portsmouth


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and intellectuals such as José María Blanco, Bartólome José Gallardo, Vicente Rocafuerte to name a few. He stayed in London for nineteen years acting as a secretary to legations and diplomatic affairs for Chile and Colombia. In his free time he was involved in study, teaching and journalism. "Bello, Andrés." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 28 Oct. 2008 ref>


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that deployment, she visited Oslo in Norway, Rotterdam in the Netherlands, and Portsmouth in England. The warship departed the latter port on 3 October and reentered Norfolk on the 12th. On 16 November, she put to sea for training exercises in the Gulf of Mexico. During that voyage, she made a port visit at Mobile, Alabama, and conducted naval gunfire support training at Vieques Island near Puerto Rico. She made another port visit to the island of Saint


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date 4 October 2009 accessdate 3 May 2010 Anelka continued his fine scoring run in the Champions League with the winner in the 1–0 victory over FC Porto at the Estadio Dragao, making Chelsea only the second ever English side to win at Porto's home ground. He continued his scoring in the season by scoring Chelsea's first goal in a 3–3 draw against Everton (Everton F.C.) in the Premier League, his first goal in the competition since October. WikiPedia:Portsmouth Commons:Category:Portsmouth


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, although significant investment was made on the site, it became uneconomic to continue using it as a freight wharf. Safeguarded Wharves on the River Thames - London Plan Implementation Report, Mayor of London, January 2005, pp 60-63 In 2008 Hutchison Whampoa bought the 16ha (Hectare) site from News International with plans for a £700m 3,500-home development scheme.


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an "abstract" of his book on ''Natural Selection'', planning a short paper in response to Hooker's urging to publish a scientific paper in the ''Linnean'' journal. They next rented a villa in Sandown and Darwin pressed on, with the facts he felt necessary to support his "abstract" expanding far beyond the thirty pages Hooker had originally suggested. WikiPedia:Portsmouth Commons:Category:Portsmouth


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as an opening for a Proms Concert in the 2007 season. ''H.M.S. Pinafore'' is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, which is set in Portsmouth Harbour. Using the operetta music of Sullivan (arranged by Charles Mackerras) and ''The Bumboat Woman's Story'' by Gilbert, John Cranko's 1951 ballet ''Pineapple Poll'' is set at the quayside in Portsmouth. In Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin series, Portsmouth is most often the port from


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later evolved into Gentle Giant. On September 15, 2004, Daniel Francis Gonzalez told 61-year-old Peter King, who was walking his dog with his wife in Hilsea, Portsmouth, that he was going to kill him. He was fought off


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of times in Portsmouth before it was re-recorded with Hard-Fi. The song is a typical Hard-Fi song lyrically, it's about having no money, having a dead end job and, as the song title suggests, just living for the weekend. It addresses what a stresses of work and other issues in Staines such as having counterfeit clothes (Archer has addressed the sale of fake Burberry various times in interviews). Talking about the song, Archer said, "It's a song about when you've been working all


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centre and the northern areas and suburbs of the city, from the Petersfield transmitter. However, both regions are variably received across the whole city. Portsmouth was one of the second-tier of cities in the UK to get a local TV station, Radio Victory Radio Victory MyTV, in 2001. The station later rebranded to PortsmouthTV, but its limited availability in some parts of Portsmouth had restricted its growth, and the station later went off-air as a result of the parent

Portsmouth

'''Portsmouth''' ( south east of Southampton. The city has a population of 209,166 and is the only city in the United Kingdom with a greater population density than London. The City of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Football Club (Portsmouth F.C.) are both nicknamed "Pompey".

As a significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth has the world's oldest dry dock and is home to some famous ships, including HMS ''Warrior'' (HMS Warrior (1860)), the Tudor carrack ''Mary Rose'' and Lord Nelson's flagship, HMS ''Victory'' (HMS Victory) (the world's oldest naval ship still in commission). Although smaller than in its heyday, the naval base remains a major dockyard (HMNB Portsmouth) with the headquarters of the Royal Marine Commandos. There is also a thriving commercial cruise ship and ferry port serving destinations on the continent for freight and passenger traffic.

Portsmouth forms part of the South Hampshire built-up area (South Hampshire) which also covers Southampton, Havant, Waterlooville, Eastleigh, Fareham and Gosport. With an estimated 860,000 residents, it is the 6th largest urban area in England (List of urban areas in the United Kingdom) and the largest in South East England.,

The Spinnaker Tower, a striking recent addition to the city's skyline, is located in the former ''Vernon'' naval shore establishment (HMS Vernon (shore establishment)), now redeveloped as an area of retail outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars known as Gunwharf Quays.

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