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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

de Ian Britton, la mai putin de 10 metri

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

B: Redmist

de Brian Watson, la mai putin de 10 metri

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

Redmist

C: Newcastle Quayside

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 40 metri

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

Newcastle Quayside

D: Baltic

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 80 metri

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

Baltic

E: Millennium Bridge

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 110 metri

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

Millennium Bridge

F: River Tyne

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 120 metri

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

River Tyne

G: Newcastle

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 230 metri

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

Newcastle

H: The Sage Gateshead

de Ian Britton, la distanta de 230 metri

Exterior view of The Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gateshead

I: The Sage

de Paul Keating, la distanta de 240 metri

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

de Ian Britton, la distanta de 250 metri

Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

Newcastle Gateshead Quayside

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Aceasta este un ansamblu a 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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