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Union flag

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the national flag of the United Kingdom, being a composite design composed of St George's Cross (England), Saint Andrew's Cross (Scotland), and Saint Patrick's Cross (Ireland). Often called: Union Jack
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Noun1.Union flag - national flag of the United KingdomUnion flag - national flag of the United Kingdom
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
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A DRIVING instructor has launched a petition to have the Union flag removed from Welsh driving licences.
SINCE the Referendum a number of flag poles in Wales have started to display the Union flag.
We have also seen the desire to drape themselves in the Union Flag and when successful emotionally sing or try to sing the national anthem only to be choked by the occasion.
France's La Liberation used an image of Boris Johnson waving a Union Flag while suspended from a zipwire from London 2012.
AN AUTHOR says the Welsh should not fly the Union flag because it's a symbol of British repression.
Hundreds faced off at the site where a Union flag protest was taking place a short time after thousands had gathered for the march.
FACEBOOK sparked outrage yesterday by creating an emoji for Burns Night status updates - with the Union Flag on it.
Senior police chiefs have reportedly told officers that they must not wear their black and white with thin blue line union flag on their uniforms while paying tribute to fallen comrades, in case the union flag offends anyone.
SCHOOLS in the Midlands are to be encouraged to fly the Union flag and sing the national anthem in a bid to boost patriotism among children.
BRITISH motorists will soon be able to fly the flag with pride thanks to government plans to display the Union Flag on driving licences, transport minister Claire Perry announced this week.
The Union flag they had on their truck I fully support their protest and sympathise with their plight, however if they want help from the UK then they could at least get our flag correct.
Northumberland County Council is flying the Union Flag in the county's major towns and at its border with Scotland, to show its backing for Scotland remaining part of the United Kingdom ahead of its vote on independence next week.

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