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Education in Britain

EDUCATION IN BRITAIN
Education in Britain is primarily the responsibility of local educational authorities although the central government lays down guidelines and provides or withholds money. From the end of the Second World War until the 1960’s, education under state control  depended on the ’11-plus’ examination, taken by all pupils between the ages of eleven and twelve.

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The Dirty Man of Europe – Britain

– THE DIRTY OLD MAN OF EUROPE –
Acid rain is one of the most serious problems for the environment. It is caused mainly by power plants that bum coal to produce electricity. The smoke from these power stations contain high levels of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which mix with the moisture in the air and  fall to the soil in the form of rain or snow.

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