Union flag

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national flag of the United Kingdom


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Anyone who is a British citizen should accept that the Union Flag is the National Flag of Great Britain and should also be proud of it.
To fool the pirates, he flies the flag of Great Britain, which has a treaty with the state of Tripoli.
Clockwise from above: Southport's Francesca Halsall is tipped to shine in the pool, also from Southport Britain's number one Michael Rimmer features in the 800m, Parbold's Bradley Wiggins has his eyes on three gold medals in the cycling, Liverpool's David Price aims to emulate Audley Harrison in the boxing ring while Upton's Andy Baddeley carries the nations hopes in the 1500m; Mark Foster carries the flag of Great Britain during the opening ceremonies for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing yesterday; Michael Rock
Although it may still officially be the flag of Great Britain, the Union Jack has fallen into disrepute.
POLITICS prevent the Home Nations from participating in the Olympics under the flag of Great Britain, but the likes of Italy, Spain and Brazil take the Games very seriously.
Users will also have the ability to choose which language version of the Web site they prefer by clicking on one of two flag-shaped buttons found at the top of the homepage: one is designed to look like the flag of France (for the French language version) and the other is designed to look like the flag of Great Britain (for the English language version).
NationalDay - Australia Day is celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.