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engine, being a V8 (generally considered a highly prestigious feature), producing 142 bhp (106 kW). This was in between the outputs of the 2.4- and 3.4-litre six-cylinders. This produced a car with a highly prestigious badge sitting in the middle of its parent-company's range. The seat almost entirely surrounds the much more urban Warwick and Leamington (Warwick and Leamington (UK Parliament constituency)) constituency, and borders southern Coventry. Coventry airport

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title Latest news Video bomber sentenced Relating to the video diguised devices that were sent to Stena Sealink, a Coventry man, Guerjeet Aujla, was arrested by the Anti Terrorist Squad (Anti Terrorist Squad (India)) and was classified as a Category A prisoner and Justice Department bomber after clues were found in his bedroom linking him to the devices. In the case, the judge believed that he was not responsible for the other attacks, only those to the ferry company, and that his guilty


white field. The area has many stone-built buildings of the 17th and 18th centuries. The 18th century parish church of St Leonards is situated on the main road between Coventry and Tamworth (the B4098 (B4098 road) or old A51 (A51 road)). It is of classical Italian style, built in 1766 on the site of an earlier foundation. Two of the oldest buildings in the parish are Barbers Farm, dating to 1586 and The Bothie at Botts Green. Life and career Cartwright was born in Alderman's

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''' is a multi-venue arts complex at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England. It attracts around 300,000 visitors a year to over 3,000 individual events embracing contemporary and classical music, drama, dance, comedy, films and visual art. layout FR layout assembly Canley, Coventry, England Australia SPITTY TIPS — 19. Australian Spitfire Colours

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in a new direction by adding a mechanical crank (Crank (mechanism)) drive with pedals on an enlarged front wheel (the velocipede). Another French inventor by the name of Douglas Grasso had a failed prototype of Pierre Lallement's bicycle several years earlier. Several inventions followed using rear wheel drive, the best known being the rod-driven velocipede by Scotsman Thomas McCall in 1869. The French creation, made of iron and wood, developed into the "penny-farthing"

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market town, taking full advantage of its location and agricultural setting. north

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to the present; except that instead of the fountain there was an opening with tall trees and on the western side, where the flight of stairs is today, was a building was standing on pillars. The Chamber of Commerce was critical of the concept, concluding pedestrians on a lower level would produce poor business sites, an analysis which would eventually prove correct. Their own proposal the following year, developed together with various authorities, reserved street-level to pedestrians while cars were confined below ground. This counter-proposal was however produced in only two months, which made it easy for opponents to pin-down its weaknesses (mostly a failure to leave enough space for the metro which was being constructed at this time). Nevertheless, Helldén's proposal failed to impress the city as well, and Helldén together with other hand-picked experts was therefore sent on a tour around Europe, including Coventry and London, to find a better solution. In Stuttgart they could conclude that having pedestrians on a lower level required escalators, and in Vienna the pedestrians hall Opernpassage gave them the inspiration to replace the central open space at ''Sveaplatsen'' with a round restaurant with glass walls, an aesthetic device intended to give the square an architectonic dignity. junction WikiPedia:Coventry Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England West Midlands Coventry Commons:Coventry

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of the city centre (and not in the town of Warwick as its name suggests). The university's main site comprises three contiguous campuses, all within walking distance of each other. The university also owns a site in Wellesbourne, acquired in 2004 when it merged with Horticulture Research International. The main Warwick campus occupies a 2.8 km 2 site straddling the boundary between the City of Coventry and the County of Warwickshire

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for Workers' Control . While Assistant General Secretary of the union and a member of the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)), he chaired the Labour Party policy group on Industrial Democracy. 20th Century: World War II and Industrial Decline The village continued to produce textiles until the start of World War I, and despite high levels of production during the war, the textile industry never really recovered. However, after the bombing of the SU

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Council and the Alan Edward Higgs Charity (Alan Higgs). The 92 Club is a society, in order to be a member of which, a person must attend a football match at the stadium of every current Premier League and Football League club in England and Wales. History Production in France began in late summer of 1985, with the first French customers getting their cars in October of that year, but it was decided that right-hand drive models would be built at the Ryton plant near Coventry


'''Coventry''' ( ) is a city (City status in the United Kingdom) and metropolitan borough in the centre of England. It has been the capital of England more than once in the 15th century when the seat of Government was held in Coventry. Historic Coventry - Coventry, Some History "Historic Coventry", ''Historic Coventry'' Coventry's outstanding heritage includes the Roman Fort at Baginton, Lady Godiva, St Mary's Guildhall (where kings and queens were entertained) City Guild of Tour Guides "City Guild of Tour Guides", ''City Guild of Tour Guides'' and three cathedrals. Historic Coventry - Cathedrals "Historic Coventry", ''Historic Coventry''

Coventry is located in the county of West Midlands (West Midlands (county)) although historically (Historic counties of England) speaking, it is part of Warwickshire. Coventry is the 10th-largest city in England and the 12th-largest UK (United Kingdom) city overall. List of English districts by population based on Census 2011 figures, Coventry is the 10th-largest city in England and the 12th-largest city in the UK proper with a population of 316,915; after London (1st: 8,204,407), Birmingham (2nd: 1,074,283), Leeds (3rd: 750,683), Glasgow (Scotland) (4th: 598,830), Sheffield (5th 551,756), Bradford (6th: 523,115), Manchester (7th: 502,902), Edinburgh (Scotland) (8th: 495,360), Liverpool (9th: 465,656), Cardiff (Wales) (10th: 346,100), Leicester (11th: 329,627) and Wakefield (12th: 326,433). It is also the second largest city in the West Midlands (West Midlands (region)) region, after Birmingham, with a population of 329,810 in 2013. 2013 mid-year estimates from the Office for National Statistics "UK Population Estimates", ''ONS (Office for National Statistics)'' Coventry is an ancient settlement that predates Birmingham and Leicester.

Coventry is situated north of Warwick. It is further from the coast than any other city in Britain (City status in the United Kingdom). Although harbouring a population of almost a third-of-a-million inhabitants, Coventry is not amongst the English Core Cities Group due to its proximity to Birmingham. Approximately half a million people live within 10 miles (16 km) of Coventry city centre.

Coventry was the world's first twin city (Twin towns and sister cities), when it formed a twinning relationship with the Russian city of Stalingrad (Volgograd) (now Volgograd) during the Second World War. The relationship developed through ordinary people in Coventry who wanted to show their support for the Soviet (Soviet Union) Red Army during the Battle of Stalingrad. A part of the city centre at the entrance to the Lower Precinct is named Lidice Place.

Coventry Cathedral is one of the newer cathedral buildings, having been built after the destruction of the 14th century cathedral (Coventry Blitz) church of Saint Michael by the German Luftwaffe on 14 November 1940. Coventry motor companies have contributed significantly to the British motor industry. The city has two universities, the city centre-based Coventry University and the University of Warwick on the southern outskirts.

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