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Liverpool Chavasse Park

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Funfair rides in Chavasse Park, Liverpool, one month before christmas. The city centre Chavasse Park is built on top of the car park at Liverpool One, and was named after a local war hero, Noel Godfrey Chavasse, who was "twice" awarded the Victoria Cross. It is also now the home of the "Peace and Harmony" monument, a European Peace Monument dedicated to John Lennon.

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A: Liverpool One Steps

av Jeff Starley, 100 meter bort

The steps leading up to Chavasse Park in "Liverpool One" which is a new recreation and retail develop...

Liverpool One Steps

B: Liverpool Strand street

av Benoit Nicolet, 130 meter bort

Liverpool Strand street

C: Liverpool Albert Dock Entrance

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The entrance to Albert Dock complex from The Strand. This entrance is directly opposite Chavasse Park...

Liverpool Albert Dock Entrance

D: Liverpool Albert Dock and New Museum of Liverpool

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View across Liverpool's Canning Dock to the Albert Dock and Museum of Liverpool, showing much of the ...

Liverpool Albert Dock and New Museum of Liverpool

E: Liverpool Canning Dock

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View from the Pumphouse across Canning Dock, showing the Liverpool One and Chavasse Park development....

Liverpool Canning Dock

F: Albert Dock Sunset

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An atmospheric early evening view of the docks in Liverpool encompassing; the Albert Dock, Maritime M...

Albert Dock Sunset

G: Albert Dock Liverpool

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View across the Albert Dock showing the old warehouses and buildings.Most of these are now used as ba...

Albert Dock Liverpool

H: Albert Dock, Liverpool

av Benoit Nicolet, 280 meter bort

Albert Dock, Liverpool

I: Merseyside Maritime Museum

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The museum’s collections showcase the international importance of Liverpool as a major gateway to the...

Merseyside Maritime Museum

J: Maritime Museum Canning Halftide And Albert Docks

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View, north, across Liverpool's Canning Halftide Dock to the new Museum and the "Three Graces" (Royal...

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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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