Although British Columbia is about 360,000 square miles in total, most of the population is clustered in the Lower Mainland around its capital city Victoria, on Vancouver Island.
The British Virgin Islands are composed of about 60 different islands; they are a popular vacation destination. BVI travel and tourism links are included on this page.
This is the website for the British Petroleum company, one of the largest energy companies in the world with roots in the early twentieth century. BP has a number of gasoline products, owns gas stations, and produces a number of other automotive products. The website provides a history of the company and description of all its products and services.
The British Council is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between the people of the UK and other countries. The Council has sponsored English language programs and other development ventures around the world. The website describes the Council, its programs, how to work with them, and more.
British health and safety organization. The main aim is to keep people as healthy and safe in the workplace as possible. The specific areas that the organization covers include occupational health and safety and health safety risk assessment as well as health and safety regulations and workplace health and safety. As well as commercial activities, BSC also run charitable initiatives.
Professional association of architects in the UK and elsewhere. Site features architectural news, exhibitions, architect directories, and an extensive architecture resources library.
BMJ is the British Medical Journal, a publication of the British Medical Association that has been online since 1995; the paper publication since 1840. The Journal's aim is to publish original scientific studies, review and educational articles, and papers commenting on the clinical, social, scientific, political and economic factors affecting health.
The Revolutionary War took place when the colonies declared independence from British rule. Learn about the Revolutionary War that began after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776.
Anguilla is a small British island territory located in the Leeward Island chain. Learn more about Anguilla and find helpful travel and tourism links for planning a Caribbean vacation.
Canada borders the United States to the north, and has been largely influenced by the British and the French. Find information about Canada and Canadian destinations with this Canada locator map.
Montana is the 4th largest state in the USA, bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Idaho, and the Canadian Provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.
The sport of tennis was invented by a British army officer. Learn more about the history of this game and find links to related tennis websites on this page.
Washington is the 20th largest USA state, bordered by the Canadian Province of British Columbia to the north, the state of Oregon to the south, the state of Idaho to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Free, online dictionary published by Cambridge University Press. Search British and American English lexicons as well as idioms and French or Spanish word translations.
Alberta, one of the provinces of Canada, is located next to British Columbia. Its largest city and capital is Edmonton. On this site, users can find out about Alberta's government, climate, history, people, and tourism, as well as view photos of the province.
Up-to-date world news from the British Broadcasting System. BBC News, the world's largest news organization, is responsible for gathering and broadcasting news and current affairs.
This is the online website for the well-known British economics journal. The online site offers analysis of world business and current affairs, as well as news, an online forum for debating issues, city profiles, and more. The online site requires a subscription.
Hemscott, a British company, online since 1995, also has offices in the U.S. Its database contains data on over 15,000 public companies and 230,000 professional profiles in the U.K. and Ireland. Their clients are accounting firms, brokerages, investment banks, research banks, and more. The website provides full information about their services and how to access them.
Princeton University, located in Princeton, N.J., is a highly selective Ivy League University. It was chartered in 1746 by the British, as the College of New Jersey. There are approximately 4,700 undergraduates at Princeton and 700 full time faculty. Princeton is an NCAA Division I school.
Science Magazine is published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed journal. Along with Nature, a British publication, it is one of the few journals to deal with scientific topics from all fields. The website provides selected material free; complete information and full access is by subscription.
The following articles provide recent British-related news.
On the anniversary of the former British colony's handover to Chinese rule, thousands defied tear gas and pepper pellets to protest the security law.
Associated Press. Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020 19:06:09 -0400.
Twenty-five black British business people, you should follow who are helping to bridge the gap in a variety of business sectors.
By Tommy Williams, Contributor. Forbes. Wednesday, 01 Jul 2020 14:10:13 -0400.