What is Guernsey known for?

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) and ''Jaws (Jaws (film))'' (1975). In the late 1970s Reed finally relocated to Guernsey as a tax exile. He had sold his large house, 'Broome Hall', between the villages of Coldharbour (Coldharbour, Surrey) and Ockley some years earlier. Reed was famous for his excessive drinking (Alcoholism), which fitted in with the "social" attitude of many rugby teams (rugby union) in the 1960s and 1970s, and there are numerous anecdotes such as Reed and 36 friends drinking in an evening, 60 gallons of beer, 32 bottles of Scotch, 17 bottles of gin, four crates of wine, and one bottle of Babycham. He subsequently revised the story, claiming he drank 106 pints of beer on a two-day binge before marrying Josephine; "The event that was reported actually took place during an arm-wrestling competition in Guernsey about 15 years ago, it was highly exaggerated." Steve McQueen (Steve McQueen (actor)) told the story that in 1973 he flew to the UK to discuss a film project with Reed and suggested the pair go to a nightclub in London. They ended up on a marathon pub crawl during which Reed vomited on McQueen. Reed's face had been scarred 10 years previously during a 1963 bar fight after which he received 63 stitches and was in danger of having his film career terminated in his 20s. Languages of the Channel Islands and Isle of Man The Isle of Man and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey are not part of the UK, but are closely associated with it. *Guernésiais (Guernsey, Norman (Norman language), Oïl (Oïl languages)) *Jèrriais (Jersey, Norman, Oïl) The '''Combined Counties Football League''' is a regional English football (Football (soccer)) league currently comprising teams from southwestern Greater London, Surrey, small parts of Hampshire and Berkshire, and Guernsey (Channel Islands). Its top division sits at Step 5 of the National League System (or level 9 of the overall English football league system). The western coast of the peninsula, known as ''la Côte des Îles'' (the Islands coast) faces the Channel Islands and ferry links serve Carteret, and the islands of Jersey Guernsey and Aldernay from Dielette. Off the east coast of the peninsula lie the island of Tatihou and the Îles Saint-Marcouf. The ''-ey'' ending of the name Chausey may be assumed to be associated with the Norse (Old Norse language) ''-ey'' (meaning ''island'') seen in Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney. The '''Crown Dependencies''' are British possessions of the Crown, as opposed to overseas territories (British overseas territories) of the United Kingdom. http: pa cm200910 cmselect cmjust 56 5604.htm They comprise the Channel Island (Channel Islands) Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel, and the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea. Since 1290,

growing part

accessdate 2012-01-06 work BBC Guernsey date 9 November 2011 Data centres are a growing part of the Guernsey economy and are helping it diversify away from mainly finance related industries. Guernsey now has the official ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code '''GG''' and the official ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 code '''GGY'''; market data vendors, such as Reuters, will report products related to Guernsey using the alpha-3 code. In 2013 there were over 31,000 people employed in Guernsey, with 3,000 being self-employed. 2,038 employing businesses of which 20% are in the finance industry.

large business

Limited'' - Formerly Royal and Sun Alliance International but was taken over in 2003. Provides life and investment services worldwide and operates under the law of the Isle of Man. In 1812 he married Susannah Manwell, the daughter of another Swanage man. In 1822 he set up business as a paving contractor and stone merchant, building up a large business and paving Blackfriars Bridge amongst other areas. In 1839 Mowlem moved briefly to Guernsey, which was the source of much

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; as well as for websites related to all Latin America and used more for sites related to that city and region, than for sites related to Laos. He lives in Guernsey and is firmly against the ban on fox-hunting.

independent part

, including the ''de facto'' independent part Northern Cyprus which is not recognized as a sovereign nation by the vast majority of sovereign nations, nor the UN. French is an official language in both Jersey and Guernsey. Both use French to some degree, mostly in an administrative or ceremonial capacity. Jersey Legal French is the standardized variety used

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

previous success

, before finally returning to France for the remainder of his life. Hugo turned away from social political issues in his next novel, ''Les Travailleurs de la Mer'' (''Toilers of the Sea''), published in 1866. Nonetheless, the book was well received, perhaps due to the previous success of ''Les Misérables''. Dedicated to the channel island of Guernsey where he spent 15 years of exile, Hugo's depiction of Man's battle with the sea and the horrible creatures lurking beneath its depths

time culture

, the Education Department reported to the States Assembly that it had no need to re-examine the basis of higher education funding at the present time. Culture thumb ''Children on the Beach of Guernsey'' (1883) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (File:Renoir16.jpg). English is the language in general use by the majority of the population, while Guernésiais, the Norman language of the island, is spoken fluently by only about 2% of the population (according

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title Royal Court records date 27 January 2009 accessdate March 2011 publisher BBC in particular those of the States of Deliberation (States of Guernsey) and the courts. thumb 105px Team pin (Image:Guernsey06pin.jpg) The British Crown dependency of '''Guernsey''' was represented in the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne by a 28-member strong contingent, comprising 28 sportspersons and no officials. They competed in 8 sports, including athletics, badminton

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was installed providing a 1 + 9 multiplexed circuits with equipment provided by Siemens (Siemens AG) Brothers. Although the Jersey UK section was put into service briefly, the German invasion prevented the French circuits from being used beyond basic testing. During the same period extensive developments were made to the communication links out of the Island. Microwave links were put in place between Jersey and both the UK (IOW) and France to ensure service in the unlikely event


, ''The Language of Auregny'', Jersey Alderney 1982. footnote_d The States of Guernsey issue their own sterling (Pound sterling) coins and banknotes (see Guernsey pound). footnote_e !--ORPHANED: footnote1 Official estimates converted using 2011 UK

PPP conversion factor.-- '''Guernsey''' ( ˈgɜ:nzi , ), is a possession of the Crown in right of Guernsey (the Crown) in the English Channel, off the coast of Normandy. As a bailiwick, Guernsey embraces not only all ten parishes (#Parishes) on the Island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Alderney and Sark

People's Deputies, elected from multi- or single-member districts every four years. There are also two representatives from Alderney, a semi-autonomous dependency of the Bailiwick, but Sark sends no representative. The Bailiff or Deputy Bailiff preside in the assembly. There are also two non-voting members: H.M. Procureur (Attorney General) and H.M. Comptroller (Solicitor General), both appointed by the Crown and collectively known as the Law Officers of the Crown. A Projet de Loi


'''Guernsey''' ( ˈgɜ:nzi , the Bailiwick is not part of the United Kingdom but rather a possession of the British Crown (British monarchy). It lies within the Common Travel Area of the British Isles and is not a member of the European Union, but has a special relationship with it, being treated as part of the European Community for the purposes of free trade in goods. Together, the Bailiwick of Guernsey and Bailiwick of Jersey (Jersey) form the geographical grouping known as the Channel Islands.

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