Month: April 2013

Grosvenor Square is a large garden square in the exclusive Mayfair district of London, England. It is the centrepiece of the Mayfair property of the Duke of Westminster, and takes its name from their surname, “Grosvenor”. The central garden, which was originally reserved for the use of the occupants of the houses as was standard […]

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Gurkhas in St James’s Park, London. The Gurkhas are military unit in the British army, enlisted in Nepal. Although they meet many of the requirements of Article 47 of Protocol I to the Geneva Conventions defining mercenaries, they are exempt under clauses 47(a)(c)(d)(e)&(f), as is the French Foreign Legion. Gurkha units are closely associated with […]

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