U.S. Relations With United Kingdom
and British surveillance programs based on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Miranda was held for nearly nine hours the maximum allowed by law and had electronic equipment confiscated. Miranda, a 28-year-old university student, was traveling home to Brazil after visiting Germany, where he met with Laura Poitras, a U.S. filmmaker who has worked with Greenwald on the NSA stories. Greenwald said Miranda was carrying materials between the two, but didnt specify what they were. The government and the police have a duty to protect the public and our national security, the Home Office said in a statement. If the police believe that an individual is in possession of highly sensitive stolen information that would help terrorism, then they should act and the law provides them with a framework to do that, it said. Those who oppose this sort of action need to think about what they are condoning. . . . Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger characterized the detention of Miranda as part of a campaign of official intimidation against the newspaper since it began publishing stories based on Snowdens leaks in June. The articles revealed details of surveillance of electronic communications carried out by U.S. and British spies.
United Kingdom Cider Market Insights 2013
Maybe it’s the itty-bitty outfits showing off Brit’s enviable and sexy figure? Or perhaps the scene where the pop princess is whipping some woman? It could be the language, she does say bitch 19 times in the track. Whatever the reason for the ban, Brit is too hot for Brits. Spears revealed during a phone-in interview with to The TJ Show that she edited out some scenes before releasing the final version. PHOTOS: Britney Spears’ best looks “Oh my god, we showed way more skin and did way more stuff for the video then what is actually there. Like, I cut out half the video because I am a mother and because, you know, I have children, and it’s just hard to play sexy mom while you’re being a pop star as well,” said Britney, mom to Sean Preston, 8, and Jayden James, 7. “I just have to be true to myself and feel it out when I do stuff.” “Britney is never pressured into anything,”Spears’ father and manager, Jamie Spears and Larry Rudolph, said in a statement to E! News. “She reviews all creative and for her Work Bitch’ video, she discussed toning down some parts in finding a balance of sexy and being a mom.”
Relations With United Kingdom Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Fact Sheet September 5, 2013 More information about the United Kingdom is available on the United Kingdom Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-UNITED KINGDOM RELATIONS The first, short-lived British colony in Virginia was organized in 1584, and permanent English settlement began in 1607. The United States declared its independence from Great Britain in 1776. The American Revolutionary War ended in 1783, with Great Britain recognizing U.S. independence. The two countries established diplomatic relations in 1785. The United States broke relations when it declared war on the United Kingdom during the War of 1812; relations were reestablished in 1815. The United States has no closer ally than the United Kingdom, and British foreign policy emphasizes close coordination with the United States. Bilateral cooperation reflects the common language, ideals, and democratic practices of the two nations. Relations were strengthened by the United Kingdom’s alliance with the United States during both World Wars, in the Korean conflict, in the Persian Gulf War, in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and in Afghanistan, as well as through its role as a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The United Kingdom and the United States continually consult on foreign policy issues and global problems and share major foreign and security policy objectives. Regarding Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, “Nationalist” and “Republican” groups seek a united Ireland that includes Northern Ireland, while “Unionists” and “Loyalists” want Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom. U.S. priorities continue to be supporting the peace process and devolved political institutions in Northern Ireland and encouraging the implementation of the U.S.-brokered 1998 Belfast Agreement, also known as the Good Friday Agreement, and the 2006 St. Andrews Agreement.
The year was shaped by the unusually wet summer and a poor trading period at Christmas. Volumes were also eroded by some price pointing in the supermarkets. What makes this report unique and essential to read?The United Kingdom Cider Market Insight report is designed for clients needing a quality in-depth understanding of the dynamics and structure of the cider market. The report provides a much more granular and detailed data set than our competitors. Key Features and BenefitsThis report provides readers with an excellent way of gaining a thorough understanding of the dynamics and structure of the UK cider market. This report provides readers with in-depth data on market segmentation: mainstream, premium, super premium, discount; alcoholic strength; type. This report provides data and analysis of the performance of both domestic and imported brands and reports on new product activity in 2012. This report provides an analysis of industry structure, reports on company volumes and selected company profiles. This report provides distribution channel data (on- vs. off-premise) and discusses the latest trends in the key sub-channels. Packaging data includes consumption volumes by pack material, type, size, refillable vs. non-refillable. Market valuation data and selected pricing data are also included.