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Most consecutive years scoring International soccer goals

Most consecutive years scoring International soccer goals

Dublin, Ireland – March 17, 2017 – Robert David “Robbie” Keane (born 8 July 1980), an Irish professional footballer, netted goals in 19 consecutive years at International level, from 1998 to 2016, thus setting the new world record for Most consecutive years scoring international soccer goals (International soccer goals scored in most consecutive years). Photo: By scoring a goal at …

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UK sets World Record: First Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery

UK sets World Record: First Amazon Prime Air Drone Delivery

London, United Kingdom – December 16, 2016 – Amazon had completed its first fully autonomous drone delivery to an Amazon customer; It happened in the UK, where someone named Richard ordered an Amazon Fire Stick streaming device and a bag of popcorn and found the goods at his doorstep in the Cambridgeshire countryside 13 minutes later, thus setting the new …

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United Kingdom – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

United Kingdom – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy Capital: London Location: An island kingdom of western Europe in the British Isles, including the Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales) and Northern Ireland. It contains many smaller islands, including the Shetlands, Orkneys and Hebrides in Scotland, Anglesey in Wales and the Isle of Wight, England. It is separated from the continent of Europe by the …

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Flute Player – Short Story By Ruskin Bond

Flute Player - Short Story By Ruskin Bond

Down the main road passed big yellow buses, cars, pony-drawn tongas, motorcycles and bullock-carts. This steady flow of traffic seemed, somehow, to form a barrier between the city on one side of trunk road, and the distant sleepy villages on the other. It seemed to cut India in half – the India Kamla knew slightly, and the India she had …

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Most cereal boxes toppled in a domino fashion: Kellogg’s UK team breaks Guinness World Records record

Most cereal boxes toppled in a domino fashion: Kellogg's UK team breaks Guinness World Records record

Manchester, UK – February 2, 2016 – Kellogg’s UK has set a new World Record – a domino-style topple of almost 2,700 packets of breakfast cereal; the record for the Most cereal boxes toppled in a domino fashion was set at the company’s annual employee conference in Manchester. Photo: Kellogg’s UK has set a new World Record – a domino-style topple …

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England Commonwealth Games 2002 Manchester Quiz

England Commonwealth Games 2002 Manchester Quiz

England Commonwealth Games 2002 Manchester Quiz: England at the 2002 Commonwealth Games was represented by the Commonwealth Games Council for England (CGCE). England joined the Commonwealth of Nations as part of the United Kingdom in 1931. The team that attended the games in Manchester was the largest fielded up to that point, comprising 444 competitors and 221 officials.

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How many number of medals were awarded at the Manchester Games in 2002?

898 Of the record 898 medals awarded at Manchester, there were 282 Gold, 280 Silver, and 336 Bronze medals.

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Which was the first public railway worked entirely by steam locomotive?

On 15 September 1830 a train steamed slowly from Liverpool along the new ‘iron road’ to Manchester – the first in a procession of eight locomotives. The occasion was the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, the first railway in the world to carry goods and passengers. Cheering crowds greeted the Duke of Wellington as his luxurious coach was …

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