In an accidental case of the old empire striking back, commonwealth games organisers have listed england as part of africa in the official programme the colourful souvenir edition lists the. The commonwealth, or commonwealth of england, was the period from 1649 onwards when england, along later with ireland and scotland, was ruled as a republic following the end of the second.
The commonwealth was the period from 1649 to 1660 when england and wales, later along with ireland and scotland, was ruled as a republic following the end of the second english civil war and. The uk government rallies commonwealth to unite on marine waste, leading by example with ambitious plans to end sale of plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds.
Scotland's callum hawkins was taken away in an ambulance after collapsing just over one mile from the end of the marathon at the commonwealth games in hot conditions on the gold coast, the.
The commonwealth refers to the period in the post-civil war period when england was ruled without a king it would not be too long before feelers were put out to charles ii to return to. , the rump of the long parliament declared that england shall henceforth be governed as a commonwealth and free state by the supreme authority of this nation, the representatives.
But on new year's day, general monk crossed the scottish border into england to take control of affairs on his own responsibility. Countries from across the commonwealth have today pledged to eliminate avoidable single use plastic in an ambitious bid to clean up the world’s oceans.
The guardian - back to home this could be the beginning of the end for the commonwealth the gambia's decision signals the beginning of the end for this once great institution. In 1931 the statute of westminster recognized them as independent countries “within the british empire, equal in status” to the united kingdom the statute referred specifically to the.