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Spanning the Quaysides of Gateshead and Newcastle, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge is the newest bridge over the River Tyne.

The pedestrian bridge affords excellent views of the Baltic Mill art gallery, the Sage music venue, the Tyne Bridge, and the numerous developments along each quayside including hotels, business and residential premises, restaurants and the Law Courts.

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A: Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Af Ian Britton, mindre end 10 meter væk

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

B: Redmist

Af Brian Watson, mindre end 10 meter væk

The "Blinking Eye" Millennium Bridge crosses the river Tyne between Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne...

Redmist

C: Newcastle Quayside

Af Paul Keating, 40 meter væk

The Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne seen at dusk from the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Offering great...

Newcastle Quayside

D: Baltic

Af Paul Keating, 80 meter væk

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art was concieved to be a ‘major new capital facilities for the Co...

Baltic

E: Millennium Bridge

Af Paul Keating, 110 meter væk

Gateshead Millennium Bridge is the world's first and only tilting bridge. Designed by Wilkinson Eyre ...

Millennium Bridge

F: River Tyne

Af Paul Keating, 120 meter væk

The River Tyne as seen from the Quayside in Newcastle - perfectly summed up by local author Sid Chapl...

River Tyne

G: Newcastle

Af Paul Keating, 230 meter væk

Newcastle upon Tyne from the Quayside, including the Tyne Bridge, Gateshead Milennium Bridge, The Sag...

Newcastle

H: The Sage Gateshead

Af Ian Britton, 230 meter væk

Exterior view of The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead

I: The Sage

Af Paul Keating, 240 meter væk

The Sage Gateshead is a modern £70 million performing arts centre, opened to the public on the 17th o...

The Sage

J: Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

Af Ian Britton, 250 meter væk

Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

Dette panorama blev taget i England, Europe

Dette er et overblik over Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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