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2014-05-13 16:32:39

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Technology Week (http://www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk) has reached the 100 event mark, with a line-up that will bring tens of thousands of tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers to the capital from 16 - 20 June 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) Featuring major global brands, including Yammer, Tesco, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, as well as home-grown London tech companies such...

2011-04-08 09:47:00

CROYDON, Pa., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New RAS(TM) label technology enabled by Eastman Embrace(TM) copolyesters, is offered by Gilbreth to provide brand owners, decorators and contract packagers with an innovative interchangeable flexibility that works on existing labeling lines. Recognized for Innovation in the Shrink Film market, Gilbreth was awarded first place by the PLGA (Packaging & Label Gravure Association) 2010 Global Print Quality Awards in the "New Materials"...

2009-05-22 14:10:21

A London local council charged a preschool $185 to use a patch of grass for its annual picnic due to fears the festivities could harm the lawn. Parents and teachers at the Norwood Grove preschool in London's Croydon borough said they have used the patch of grass outside of the school gates for their picnics for the past 16 years free of charge, but this year the Croydon Council demanded $185 to cover potential damage to the grass, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. The school serves a total...

2008-11-21 18:04:39

The owner of a London community center said a girl's 16th birthday party was ruined by about 60 gate crashing thugs who learned about the event on Facebook. Daniel Sisilu, owner of the London Baba Foundation community center, said a group of about 30 teenagers tried to force their way into the party at about 10 p.m. Saturday and the number doubled to about 60 after he phoned police, The Daily Mail reported Friday. Police said the troublemakers threw glass bottles at arriving officers from the...

2008-10-10 18:00:14

By J Nugent IN what kind of country does its working class bail out the capitalist bankers? J Nugent Croydon, Gtr London (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.