Entertainment News Archive - June 24, 2011

NEW YORK, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC and PRTM, a global management consulting firm, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby PwC will acquire PRTM.

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Jetabroad travel team have combined their talents to produce a jingle that makes calling the company's customer support line a more pleasant experience. Jetabroad, a global online flight specialist and travel agency, has released a new jingle to improve its customers' experience.

BRUSSELS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area decreased 0.2 percent in May to 108.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in April and a 0.5 percent decline in March.

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for the Peace One Day O2 Arena [http://www.theo2.co.uk ] show that will feature artists Eliza Doolittle, Youssou NDour, Afroreggae, Flawless and English National Ballet, with further artists to be announced. Speakers will include Jude law and Peace One Day founder and filmmaker Jeremy Gilley. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/peaceoneday/50519/ The O2 Arena concert is the biggest event yet for Gilley's Peace One Day campaign, which in 2001 led a process that resulted in the unanimous adoption by UN member states of the first ever annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence. This day is now fixed in the global calendar every year: 21 September is Peace Day.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrah's Resort and Dos Caminos Atlantic City, a member of B.R.

NEW YORK, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There are some people who just love to go clothes shopping. Then there are others who only do so when the clothes they currently own are literally wearing out and need to be replaced.

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldSpreads [http://www.worldspreads.com ] are pleased to be able to offer our spread betting [http://www.worldspreads.com ] clients the ability to spread bet on a range of sectors based on stocks in the FTSE350 Index. Sector Bets [http://www.worldspreads.com/en/range-markets/spread-betting-sectors.aspx ] are a great way to take a view on an entire industry by giving spread bettors exposure to a basket of underlying shares in a particular sector. Sectors are groups of companies that are all operating within the same industry. Companies such as HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and RBS would all come under the UK Banking sector and are subject to the same economic pressures and general trading conditions as each other. Even when an industry is performing well, some companies within the sector can under-perform and Sector Bets are an effective way of diversifying this stock specific risk. For example, if you

NEW ORLEANS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books, and the New Orleans Public Library, are proud to announce at the American Library Association Annual Conference that they are working to build a world-class library system nearly six years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

NEW ORLEANS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books, and Library Journal, the oldest and most respected publication covering the library field, announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference a partnership to deliver book reviews via Axis 360. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090529/CL24290LOGO ) Axis 360 is Baker & Taylor's new digital media circulation platform for libraries.

NEW ORLEANS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books, and Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.