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2013-11-11 08:25:30

PALISADES PARK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having aired in the U.K. on ITV in September, Alfred Haber, president of Alfred Haber Television, Inc. (AHTI), announced today that the company has been appointed exclusive distributor with worldwide rights for the recently taped ITV special BRITs Icon: Elton John. This 90-minute gala concert celebrates the extraordinary life and career of music's one and only Sir Elton John as he is awarded the first ever BRITs Icon Award for the...

2013-11-11 00:21:00

PALISADES PARK, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Having aired in the U.K. on ITV in September, Alfred Haber, president of Alfred Haber Television, Inc. (AHTI), announced today that the company has been appointed exclusive distributor with worldwide rights for the recently taped ITV special BRITs Icon: Elton John. This 90-minute gala concert celebrates the extraordinary life and career of music's one and only Sir Elton John as he is awarded the first ever BRITs Icon Award for the...

2013-08-30 12:22:30

LONDON, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- British gig-goers are happy to attend concerts by artists they hate if it keeps their partners sweet, research released by online ticket marketplace StubHub UK has found. Around one in four Brits (24%) have admitted to attending a show by an act they 'despise' knowing that their partner would enjoy it, while 7 in 10 said they'd consider seeing an act they'd never heard of to keep Mr or Mrs Right happy. 35% of those polled have...

2013-05-01 08:20:41

LONDON, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Brits are becoming more active whilst abroad with older travellers said to have more 'get up and go' - New research has found that holidaymakers are shunning books in favour of more adventurous activities as 72 per cent of Brits admit they'd rather explore a new city then relax with a new book. The study, by Viking River Cruises, found that Brits are now trying to jam pack their holiday itineraries with...

2012-12-12 04:20:11

LONDON, December 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 30% of Brits say they hide Christmas presents in cars because of 'Christmas Curiosity' by their children or partners, leaving themselves prey to thieves and festive misery Brits will hide an astonishing GBP2.4 billion(1) worth of Christmas presents in their cars this year, according to new research from leading insurer, Allianz Your Cover [http://www.yourcoverinsurance.co.uk/en/products/car_insurance.html ]. The survey of...

2012-11-22 12:22:03

CHESTER, England, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Average spend tops GBP445 per person - 47 per cent of parents feel pressured to spend more than they can afford - Children to receive an average of GBP132 worth of presents each With just over 30 shopping days until Christmas and only one more payday for most, new research from MoneySupermarket [http://www.moneysupermarket.com ] predicts festive expenditure is set to top GBP22 billion*...

2012-10-17 11:22:25

LONDON, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal jargon, cunning marketing initiatives and automatic contract rollovers ensnaring millions of unsuspecting Brits The average British consumer is enslaved to 16 years' worth of contracts costing an average of GBP80,880 - or GBP5,000 a year. Research released today reveals the length of Britain's contract sentence for products and services ranging from bank loans and utilities to digital TV and...

2012-10-17 07:23:41

CHESTER, England, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - 38 per cent of Brits would be put off if their partner had debts and wasn't good with money - Women more concerned than men about their other half's finances - A fifth of Brits (20 per cent) have kept money hidden from a partner either in a secret account or at home Money continues to play a major part in relationships with two in five Brits (38 per cent) declaring the...

2012-10-05 06:23:50

LONDON, October 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New independent research commissioned by leading entertainment website Jackpotjoy.com [http://bingo.jackpotjoy.com ], reveals that Brits are experiencing a 'laughter recession'. In the last 60 years 2010 has been voted the least fun decade. This is why Jackpotjoy launches its new GBP250,000 FUNdation that will grant FUNds to daft ideas submitted by the public to make the UK laugh more! According to the researchers, the amount Brits...

2012-09-28 02:22:54

CHESTER, England, September 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Half of Brits have forgotten to take a 'holiday essential' away with them - 40 per cent of Brits sunburnt on holiday over the past year Sun-starved Brits get so excited about their holidays that they get in a complete daze and forget to pack key holiday essentials, new research from TravelSupermarket [http://www.travelsupermarket.com/holidays ] has revealed. Almost one in two (47 per cent)...