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Spacejetters UK - All the facts about your area, including, property prices, school results, council contacts, crime statistics, street maps and a local business finder.

NHS Direct - Seek health-related advice through the NHS Direct online website which is packed with helpful information. Includes self-help advice and a health encyclopedia. - Build your family tree by joining, the world's most popular genealogy site. Access thousands of online images of genealogical records.

The Internet Movie Database - The IMDb is the ultimate online movie database covering hundreds of thousands of facts, trivia, reviews and other information about films. - Find a business using the Yell search engine, providing access to classified business information, including business websites, addresses, phone numbers etc. - Workthing is the website where you'll find thousands of great jobs, the opportunity to learn new skills and sound advice to help you with your career.

Wikipedia - The biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the Internet.

Ask Jeeves for Kids - A great site for kids to find the answers to any question

Topmarks Education - Searchable site to help with homework, GCSE and A Level revision, school studies. Lots of educational resources for teachers, pupils and parents. - Looking for a business? Try europe's largest online business directory. - This site provides address searching and street map facilities for the UK with street maps and road maps for the whole of mainland Britain.

The World Factbook - Find all kinds of information and interesting facts about the countries of the world, including area size, geographic co-ordinates, population size etc. - online encyclopedia, dictionary and thesaurus, plus almanac, web search and web directory.

The World Travel Guide - A source of comprehensive and detailed information for every country in the world.