britain britain  /b ˈrɪ tən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

News

  1. Britain Tightening Regulations On E-Cigarettes

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Britain's medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ( MHRA ), said this week that electronic cigarettes and similar products containing nicotine will be undergoing some stricter regulations in 2016. MHRA said that in three years e-cigarettes will require a license, treating the vapor smokes the same way as other ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Britain to regulate e-cigarettes as medicine from 2016

    Britain is set to regulate electronic cigarettes as non-prescription medicines from 2016 in an attempt to improve quality, though the country's drugs watchdog said they would still be sold in convenience stores.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Britain's Supreme Court says oil tycoon must hand over properties in costly divorce case

    LONDON — Britain's top court has handed an oil tycoon a costly setback in a divorce case, ruling he must give his ex-wife assets held by companies he owns.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "The Prime Minister is also clear that we need constructive solutions and that we remember the economic value BP brings to people in Britain and America," Osborne added after calls from business leaders, politicians and newspapers to defend BP.
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "They are supposed to be the vanguard of Russian intelligence," Gordievsky said. "But what they are really doing is nothing, they just sit at home in Britain, France and the US"
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Oleg Gordievsky Source: St.Petersburg Times.ru

  3. "It is to make Britain safe and the rest of the world safe that we must make sure we honour our commitment to maintain a free and stable Afghanistan," Brown said.
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Reuters

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