London is a proper noun. London is (1) the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center, (2) United States writer of novels based on experiences in the Klondike gold rush (1876-1916).
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London is the capital of the United Kingdom and a popular travel destination. Find a free printable map of London, England, as well as helpful links to UK maps and travel destinations.
London Business School, which began in 1966, calls itself the most global of schools. It offers an MBA, Executive MBA, EMBA-Global, Dubai-London Executive MBA, PhD, and others. There are 1400 students from 131 countries and 92 faculty members from 20 countries. The School also has partners with schools in the U.S., China, and others. Full information about programs and applying on the website.
UCL was founded in 1826 as an alternative to universities that were only open to members of the Church of England. The School is famous for many things, among them the living icon of Jeremy Bentham. Today there are 19,000 students, one third of whom are graduate students. UCL has 600 faculty members, including the highest number of female faculty in the UK.
Reuters was started in 1851 to transmit stock market quotations between London and Paris via the Calais-Dover cable. Today it is a global information company providing information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media, and corporate markets. The website contains up-to-date U.S. and international news, technology and entertainment, and more, including photos, video and blogs.
This is the website for Shell, a global group of oil and petrochemical companies in 130 countries. The company was started in 1833 by a London merchant who began to market oriental shells. His descendants moved into the oil importing business in the 1880s. The website provides a history of the company, description of its products, locations, mission, environmental philosophy, and more.
In 1927, Ben Bass opened the Strand Book Store on 4th Avenue, home of New York's legendary Book Row. Named after the famous publishing street in London, the Strand was one of 48 bookstores on Book Row, which ran from Union Square to Astor Place. Today, the Strand is the sole surviving book store on Book Row.
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Virgin Atlantic launched in 1984 with a Boeing 747. The airline will retire the plane officially with an event in London on December 12th.
By Laurie Werner, Contributor. Forbes. Friday, 04 Dec 2020 12:55:47 -0500.
Britain and the European Union failed on Friday to secure a trade agreement, saying talks would be paused so negotiators could talk to politicians to get better guidance on where to go next.
France 24. France 24. Friday, 04 Dec 2020 07:22:59 GMT.