Greenwich Mean Time


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Greenwich Mean Time

The time of day as calculated by the Royal Observatory in London. This clock is used to determine time zones worldwide. It is used in business.
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Greenwich Mean Time is used by The Republic of Ireland, the Canary Islands, the Faroe Islands, Madeira and mainland Portugal and runs from the last Sunday in October to the last Sunday in March.
In October the clocks are changed from following British Summer Time (BST) back to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
And no-one, not even Big Ben, follows Greenwich Mean Time anymore.
to recognize midnight Greenwich Mean Time, the benchmark for time-keeping worldwide; at 9 p.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- Some Muslims claim that Mecca is the center of the world, and that Mecca time should replace Greenwich Mean Time as the world's standard.
Clocks will be going back to Greenwich Mean Time on October 26 and burglars use the dark evenings as cover.
Central European Time is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time in winter and two hours ahead in summer.
Big Ben is due to be given its twice-yearly overhaul this weekend when the clocks go forward from Greenwich Mean Time to British Summer Time.
CLOCKS will be in mind next weekend when they are turned back to Greenwich Mean Time and if you think it's time for a new clock, then F Hinds is offering a trio of new ones.
THE posh Financial Times was humiliated yesterday after falling for an April 1 spoof and reporting that Greenwich Mean Time was to be renamed Guinness Mean Time.
The site is next door to the Greenwich Royal Observatory, home to Greenwich Mean Time and on the zero meridian line.
He stuck to his instinct that the world would want to celebrate the new millennium at the home of Greenwich Mean Time alongside the Thames in south-east London.
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