The United Kingdom of England and Wales is a small country on the island of Great Britain. A long time ago, it also was in a union with Scotland and Northern Ireland, but Scotland became independent and Northern Ireland joined with Ireland.
After losing the second Anglo-Dutch war, the British began colonizing other places. they colonized Canada, India and half of Australia. (and some places that are too many to list.)
2009 - Scotland became independent.
2010 - Meeting about Northern Ireland joining Ireland
2011 - Northern Ireland joins Ireland.
2015 - UK is leaning to bankruptcy but other European members helped the UK
CultureThe UK is known for having an obsession with tea and being posh. The UK also has a lot of folklore. Though some of the characters and stories are present throughout all of the UK, most belong to specific countries or regions. Common folkloric beings include pixies, giants, elves, bogeymen, trolls, goblins and dwarves. The most popular sport in the UK is Football