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2010-11-20 00:00:48

Roy Hodgson, Alan Shearer, Michael Owen and Andy Booth are just some of the footballing figures to lend their support to WinkBall's 'Faces for the Forces' - a video campaign to collect one million video messages for the British Armed Forces (Vocus/PRWEB) November 20, 2010 Football figures past and present are the most recent high profile individuals to record their Christmas video messages of peace and prosperity to the troops serving in Afghanistan, thanks to UK video site WinkBall.com.

2010-11-03 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The eagerly anticipated Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I hits theaters November 19, 2010.

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2010-11-01 10:50:00

iPhone 4 users in Britain said they were late for work on Monday after the device's alarm failed to adjust when the country's clocks changed.

2010-10-22 07:53:00

LONDON, October 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday 19 October 2010 became significant and a memorable day for Russia and Britain, when the grand unveiling of the new Russian masts on the legendary HMS Belfast in London took place in the presence of HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh and the Head of the Russian presidential administration Sergey Naryshkin.

2010-10-14 14:42:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris Poll in the United States and the five largest European countries looks at public reactions to food prices and the possible future impact of rising grain prices.

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2010-10-13 11:45:00

The head of Britain’s electronic spying agency warned Wednesday that the country is facing a “real and credible” threat of cyber attacks from hostile criminals abroad which could potentially damage its critical infrastructure.

2010-10-13 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris poll in the U.S. and the five largest European countries finds strong public support for increasing some renewable energy sources, particularly wind farms, provided that they are not asked to pay much more for it.

2010-10-01 04:48:00

LONDON, October 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's Favourite Mobile Casino LadyLuck's is celebrating its sixth birthday this month with a generous prize giveaway promotion, where customers have the chance to win an iPad, iPod Touches and cash prizes. LadyLuck's began offering gambling games on mobile phones in 2004 and has gone from strength to strength over the past six years, with lots of exciting developments and achievements taking place in the last year alone. LadyLuck's has...

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2010-09-22 06:50:00

Britain has officially opened the first station in a new global radio astronomy antenna network.


Latest Britain Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 23:16:12

The Otterhound is British breed originally bred for hunting. It is in the same bloodlines as the Bloodhound and the Airedale Terrier. The breed has almost always been rare, even during the early 20th century when hunting was popular. The use of the breed to hunt otters ended in 1978 in Britain when it became illegal to kill otters. The breed is currently the most endangered in Britain and there are only between 350 and 400 in the United States. The breed generally weighs between 80 and 120...

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2007-08-14 13:42:24

The Barbastelle (Barbastella barbastellus), also known as the Western Barbastelle, is a European bat. It has a short nose, small eyes and wide ears. It is rare throughout its range. In Britain, only three breeding roosts are known, including Paston Great Barn in Norfolk. The Barbastelle has two main call types used for echolocation. The frequency parameters of call type 1 lie between 30-38 kHz, have most energy at 33 kHz and have an average duration of 2.5 ms.[1] The frequency parameters...

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2007-04-10 16:40:33

The Eurasian minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the carp family (family Cyprinidae) of order Cypriniformes, and is the type species of genus Phoxinus. It is ubiquitous throughout much of Eurasia, from Britain and Spain to eastern Siberia, predominantly in cold 53.6- 68°F (12"“20°C) streams and well-oxygenated lakes and ponds. It is noted for being a gregarious species, shoaling in large numbers. The species is of drab coloration and...

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2006-02-24 15:33:09

The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) is a Eurasian species in the genus of crows. It is so similar in structure and habits to the Carrion Crow that some authorities consider them to be merely geographical races of one species. It wasn't until 2002 that the bird was elevated to full species status. It breeds in northern and eastern Europe, and closely allied specimens inhabit southern Europe and western Asia. Where their ranges overlap (as in northern Britain, Germany and Siberia) their hybrids...

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2005-09-12 10:47:47

The Alucitidae or many-plumed moths are a family of Lepidoptera with unusually modified wings. Both fore- and hind-wings consist of about six rigid spines, from which radiate flexible bristles creating a structure similar to a bird's feather. The family is small with about 130 species described. Both in Britain and North America only one of these is found - Alucita hexadactyla. This smallish moth can often be found fluttering in the evening twilight or resting with its 'wings'...

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