What is Wales known for?

population coverage

signal areas could receive it anyway, see aerial gain curves. All 6 digital multiplexes were transmitted at 10 kW until switchover in 2010 when the power on the "BBC A", "BBC B HD" and "D3&4" multiplexes was boosted to 100 kW. In 2011, SDN was boosted to 50 kW and in 2012 the remaining two Arqiva multiplexes will be boosted to 50 kW too. Mendip's population coverage

success work

in Wales. Their translated English (English language) title is "Free Wales". As of 2006 they have had no known electoral success. Work eventually started in 1855 on a hill of the grounds that overlooks the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and the Derwent estuary. Sandstone was quarried on site (the excavated holes were made into ornamental pools), cedar and teak were recycled from an old ship, and slate for the roof was imported from

representing great

athlete (Athletics (sport)) who specialised in the 110 metres hurdles. Over his career representing Great Britain and Wales he won an Olympic (Summer Olympics) silver medal, became world champion (World Championships in Athletics) three times, went undefeated at the European Championships (European Athletics Championships) for 12 years and was a two-time Commonwealth (Commonwealth Games) champion. His world record (list of world records in athletics) of 12.91 seconds for the 110 m hurdles stood for over a decade, and he is also the 60 metres hurdles world record holder. 60 Metres Hurdles Records. IAAF (2009-04-04). Retrieved on 2009-04-04. Athletics career Jackson, born in Cardiff, Wales, is of Jamaican, Maroon (Jamaican Maroons), Taino (Taíno people), and Scottish (Scottish people) ancestry. Who Do You Think You Are - Colin Jackson. BBC Sport. Retrieved on 2009-06-18. He attended Birchgrove Primary School and then Llanedeyrn High School playing football (football (soccer)) and cricket for the county and rugby union and basketball for his school. '''Rhymney''' ( WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru

stage training

School and San Diego High School and received his stage training at the School of Dramatic Art (San Diego). In 1912, his father J. Darsie "Foxy" Lloyd was awarded the then-massive sum of $6,000 in a personal injury judgment (although this was split evenly between Lloyd and his lawyer) after being run over by an Omaha beer truck. Reportedly, on the toss of a coin ("Heads is New York or Nashville or where I decide!, tails is San Diego (San Diego, California)"), he and Lloyd moved west. '''''A Farewell to Kings''''' is the fifth studio album by Canadian (Canada) rock (rock music) band Rush (Rush (band)), released in 1977. The album was recorded at Rockfield Studios in Wales, and mixed at Advision Studios in London. It was a concept album, the second part of Rush's post apocalyptic trilogy, along with 2112 and Hemispheres. The later the would fortell the earths future, mythotically. WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru

prominent work

''' (born 4 June 1969) is a Welsh (Wales) television producer. Her most prominent work has been serving as executive producer on the 2005 revival of ''Doctor Who'' and its spin-off (Spin-off (media)) shows ''Torchwood'' and ''The Sarah Jane Adventures''. She worked on ''Doctor Who'' from 2003 to 2009 before moving to Los Angeles to work at BBC Worldwide. Scottish Parliament (2004).

main independent

: books?id o8NCt_7hltwC&pg PT87 year 2004 publisher Travel Publishing Ltd. isbn 1-904434-07-X page 82 The Royal Borough of '''Beaumaris''' ( ) is the former county town of the island of Anglesey, Wales, and is located in the commote of Dindaethwy (and historic rural deanery of Tindaethwy) on the shore of the eastern entrance to the Menai Strait, the tidal waterway separating Anglesey from the coast of North Wales.

Independent school (United Kingdom) In the United Kingdom, independent education has grown continually for the past twenty years. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland but not in Scotland, the more prestigious independent schools are known as "public schools", sometimes categorised as major and minor public schools. Although some may regard membership of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference as what defines a school as a public school (though

cultural world

of the native elite into a wider cultural world did bring other literary benefits. Davies (2008) p. 465 Humanists such as William Salesbury and John Davies (John Davies (Mallwyd)) brought Renaissance ideals from English universities when they returned to Wales. While in 1588 William Morgan (William Morgan (Bible translator)) became the first person to translate the Bible into Welsh (Welsh Bible), from Greek

time painting

years, Leader divided his time painting between the Severn Valley, Worcestershire, and Wales, producing many canvases. Amongst them, "Autumn's last Gleam" was regarded as the best landscape in the Royal Academy's 1865 exhibition. In 1862 he moved home from Worcester to nearby Whittington (Whittington, Worcestershire) (where he lived until 1889) which became a favourite sketching ground. In 1863, his work "The Churchyard at Bettwys-y-Coed" was purchased by the Prime Minister himself, William Gladstone. Lewis p. 16. '''Merthyr Tydfil Football Club''' was a Welsh (Wales) football (association football) club based at the Penydarren Park ground in Merthyr Tydfil. In 2010 the club was liquidated and reformed under the name Merthyr Town (Merthyr Town F.C.), which was accepted into Division One of the Western League (Western Football League). http: footballnation merthyr-tydfil-fc 2010 07 16 revamped-merthyr-ready-for-next-chapter-91466-26863855 Legal and political career In 1795, after having practised twelve years as a barrister, and published a treatise proposing the incorporation of the judicial system of Wales with that of England, he was appointed to the office previously held by his brother of clerk of the rules in the king's bench; and in June of the same year he was elected Member of Parliament for Helston (Helston (UK Parliament constituency)), through the influence of the Duke of Leeds (Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds). Early life The third child of David McKay and Jennette Eveline Evans McKay, David Oman McKay was born on his father’s farm in Huntsville (Huntsville, Utah), Utah Territory, about WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru

winning combination

scored their first hit in Canada with a disco-styled remake of Doris Day's "Que Sera Sera (Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be))" in 1977 and followed it up with their debut album, ''Winning Combination'', the following year. The duo were nominated for two Juno Awards and hosted their own network show called ''The Raes' Variety Hour'' on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) for three hit seasons, but turned down a five-year contract to continue for fear it might

songs featured

''The Firebird'', on ''The Roaring Silence'') and a number of their songs featured religious or biblical imagery (''Prayer'' on the band's debut album, ''Buddah'' on ''Messin''', Dylan's ''Father of day, father of night'' and ''In the beginning, darkness'' on ''Solar Fire'', ''The road to Babylon'' and ''This side of paradise'' on ''The Roaring Silence'', ''Resurrection'' on ''Angel Station''). '''Dale Lynsey Manawa "Chief" McIntosh''' (born 23 November 1969) is a rugby union player. Dale McIntosh playe rprofile ESPN Born in King Country, New Zealand, he has become a cult hero in his adopted country of Wales. He received the nickname "The Chief" (or "Chiefy") because of his physical resemblance to the Chief Bromden character in One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (film)). WikiPedia:Wales Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom Wales commons:Wales - Cymru


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Welsh national identity (Welsh people) emerged among the Celtic (Celts) Britons (Britons (historical)) after the Roman withdrawal from Britain in the 5th century, and Wales is regarded as one of the modern Celtic nations. Llywelyn ap Gruffudd's death in 1282 marked the completion of Edward I of England's conquest (Conquest of Wales by Edward I) of Wales, though Owain Glyndŵr briefly restored independence to what was to become modern Wales, in the early 15th century. The whole of Wales was annexed by England and incorporated within the English legal system (English law) under the Laws in Wales Acts 1535–1542. Distinctive Welsh politics developed in the 19th century. Welsh Liberalism (Liberal Party (UK)), exemplified in the early 20th century by Lloyd George (David Lloyd George), was displaced by the growth of socialism and the Labour Party (Labour Party (UK)). Welsh national feeling grew over the century; ''Plaid Cymru'' was formed in 1925 and the Welsh Language Society in 1962. Established under the Government of Wales Act 1998, the National Assembly for Wales holds responsibility for a range of devolved policy matters (Contemporary Welsh Law#Areas to legislate: The devolved areas).

At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, development of the mining (mining in Wales) and metallurgical (metallurgy) industries transformed the country from an agricultural society into an industrial nation; the South Wales Coalfield's exploitation caused a rapid expansion of Wales' population. Two-thirds of the population live in south Wales, mainly in and around Cardiff (the capital), Swansea and Newport (Newport, Wales), and in the nearby valleys (South Wales valleys). Now that the country's traditional extractive and heavy industries have gone or are in decline, Wales' economy depends on the public sector, light and service industries and tourism (Tourism in Wales). Wales' 2010 gross value added (GVA) (Gross Value Added) was £45.5 billion (£15,145 per head, 74.0% of the average for the UK, and the lowest GVA per head in Britain).

Although Wales closely shares its political and social history with the rest of Great Britain, and the vast majority of the population speaks English (English language), the country has retained a distinct cultural identity (Welsh culture) and is officially bilingual. Over 560,000 Welsh language speakers live in Wales, and the language is spoken by a majority of the population in parts of the north and west. From the late 19th century onwards, Wales acquired its popular image as the "land of song", in part due to the ''eisteddfod'' tradition. At many international sporting events, such as the FIFA World Cup, Rugby World Cup and the Commonwealth Games, Wales has its own national teams, though at the Olympic Games, Welsh athletes compete as part of a Great Britain team (Great Britain at the Olympics). Rugby Union is seen as a symbol of Welsh identity and an expression of national consciousness.

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