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March 25th, 2011
A Brief History of Time Zones

Theoretically, the world should be divided into 24 equal time zones, in which each zone differs from the last by one hour. But as the years have passed, the world has turned into a much more complicated place. BBC News looks at time zones – how they are worked out, why they cause so many arguments, and how they affect us all. Read More