Within the United Kingdom, a unitary sovereign state, Northern Ireland, ... the
British overseas territories, remnants of the British Empire, are not part of the UK.
Nowadays the answer is very simple - because the majority of people living there
would rather remain part of the United Kingdom than be part of the Republic ...
The UK part of Europe and is a member of the European Union (EU). ... The
official name of the UK is the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Nov 7, 2013 ... Ireland became part of the United Kingdom in 1801. But Ireland's sectarian
divisions, which had opened up during religious wars in the 17th ...
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Why is England or the UK sometimes called Britain? ... sometimes the United
Kingdom, sometimes the British ... Why is the whole of Ireland not part of the UK?
No, Great Britain and the United Kingdom refer to different areas. ... (Since 1921
only Northern Ireland has been part of the United Kingdom and so the name ...
Jan 10, 2012 ... The United Kingdom is made up of the countries England, Scotland, ... of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland”); England = Just the part of the ...
Jun 8, 2005 ... "Great Britain" refers to England, Scotland, and Wales. Northern Ireland is one of
the United Kingdom's constituent parts, but it shares an island ...
This includes a further three jurisdictions which have never been part of England,
Wales, Scotland or Ireland and are not part of the UK but over which the Queen ...