Great Britain is an island in Europe. It is made up of the regions of England, Scotland, and Wales. Together with Northern Ireland, Great Britain forms a country known as the United Kingdom, which is turn a member of the United Nations and one of its founding members.


From the 16th century until the middle of the 20th century, Great Britain had the world's largest empire with the British Empire controlling large areas of land in North America, Africa, India, Australia, New Zealand and parts of the Middle East, the South Pacific, and East Asia.

In 1939, the British luxury liner S.S. Queen Anne was boarded by Nazis who believed it was carrying weapons. (TXF: "Triangle")

Fox Mulder studied at Oxford University from 1983 to 1986, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. (TXF: "Pilot", "Dreamland II"}

In December 1988, Pan Am flight 103 was destroyed by terrorists, as it flew over the town of Lockerbie in Scotland. The Lone Gunmen later discovered what they believed to be evidence that linked this, and similar events, to a government party known only as "Romeo 61". It was subsequently discovered that this fake evidence was merely part of a rouse developed by Morris Fletcher. (TLG: "All About Yves")

A Syndicate meeting was held in London in 1998. ("The X-Files Movie")