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Top UK festivals

Top UK festivals 2016

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The UK’s music festivals are world famous but there is plenty more to celebrate in the country's quirky roster of annual top UK festivals.

UK facts

An introduction to the United Kingdom

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An introduction to the United Kingdom, including a brief UK history, the British royal family, the UK government and key historical events in the UK.

UK transport

UK transport: Trains, metro, buses, and taxis in the UK

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Overview of various UK public transportation in the UK, from travelling by bus, coach, rail, or taxi.

UK public holidays

National and public holidays 2016 in the UK

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This list includes important dates throughout the United Kingdom, including UK bank holidays, school holidays, daylight savings and Mother's and Father's Days.

Top 10 British foods

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Traditional British food / UK food is ‘comfort food’: heartwarming, filling and satisfying. Here are some typical foods and dishes from around the United Kingdom.

Culture and social etiquette in United Kingdom

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Get started with this short primer on culture and social etiquette in the United Kingdom.

Crime in the UK

Crime and the legal system in the UK

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Having a basic idea about crime levels in the UK, areas to avoid, plus an understanding of the legal system, can make your life in the UK much safer.

UK facts

United Kingdom country factbook

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This indepth profile of UK facts includes geography, people, government, economy and transnational issues in the UK.

Emergency numbers in the UK

Emergency phone numbers in the UK

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What number to call in the event of an emergency in the UK.

Cost of living in London

Cost of living in London: How much is enough?

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Expat blogger Kelvin breaks down the main costs of living in London, including accommodation, transport, food and taxes.

Airports in the UK

Airports in the UK

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If you're travelling to the UK, here's a guide on the main airports in London and beyond, as well as information on UK airports and bookings.

UK political parties

The political system of the United Kingdom

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Here is Expatica's short introduction to the political system of the United Kingdom, and some notable UK political parties of influence.



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