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  Black and Asians in Britain
Who lives in Britain?
Early European origins
The slave trade
Arriving from the British Empire
After the war
Different cultures in modern Britain
Music, fashion and dance
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Footballer Sol Campbell Different cultures in modern Britain
Having lots of different cultures, religions and styles has made Britain a country which is very mixed.

This mix of cultures and styles has influenced music, art, dance writing and sport.

  • Over two-thirds of independently-owned local shops belong to people whose families are from another country.
  • About 23% of Britain's doctors and 24% of restaurant employees were born in other countries.
  • Curries and Chinese takeaways are as popular as fish and chips.
  • Sol Campbell, Nasser Hussain and Audley Harrison rank among Britain's best sports stars.
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