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2014-04-17 08:30:10

BLACKBURN, England, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 23rd, a total of 3,390 TECC and Joyetech branded electronic cigarettes and accessories were stolen, valued at GBP100,000. The Electronic Cigarette Company [http://www.theelectroniccigarette.co.uk ] is now offering GBP10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the thieves. The theft was recorded on CCTV on Sunday the 23rd of March. The robbery was discovered on the morning...

2014-04-15 16:23:35

BANGOR, Wales, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With exam season just around the corner, leading independent online literature retailer the Book People is currently offering a wide range of GCSE textbooks from renowned educational publisher Collins Letts at bargain prices. The Book People has launched a dedicated Collins Letts GCSE Revision Shop, bringing together an extensive range of accessible and informative Collins Letts textbooks together in the same place. With...

2014-04-09 12:35:24

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overall video entertainment spend in the UK is expected to reach GBP10 billion by 2018, averaging 2% annual growth between 2014 and 2018. Pay-TV and subscription VoD services will be the key drivers, with transactional digital video showing moderate growth. Box office remains steady though packaged video is set to lose GBP1 billion in consumer spend between 2013 and 2018, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting....

2014-04-09 11:43:37

Small financial incentives, totaling as little as £30, can dramatically increase the likelihood of people who inject drugs completing a course of hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination, according to new research published in The Lancet. Researchers in the UK found that people undergoing treatment for heroin addiction who received a maximum total of £30 supermarket vouchers in equal or graduated installments in return for full compliance with a regimen of three HBV vaccine injections were at...

2014-04-08 08:27:33

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, sportsdirect.com have launched their very own selfie competition to get fans involved and excited about the upcoming tournament. The competition gives two lucky winners the chance to win a GBP200 voucher to spend at sportsdirect.com. Following the pre release of the new England shirt early last week, there were mixed reactions regarding the price of the new kit....

2014-04-03 12:34:05

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of significant contract wins have been highlighted this morning by business and communications specialist, Coms. All parts of the growing business contributed to a strong March which starts Q2 well for the business. All contract awards will contribute to 2014's revenue targets and further underlines the confidence clients and industry has in the Coms service offering. Redstone has seen a surge in structured cabling and...

2014-04-03 04:20:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBP19.5M raised to drive development of best-in-class fully human VH antibody fragment therapeutics Crescendo Biologics Limited (Crescendo) today announces it has raised a further GBP2m ($3.3m), from EMBL Ventures, in a final close of its Series A financing. Originally announced in December 2013, the Series A now totals GBP19.5m. It was led by Imperial Innovations and included new...

2014-03-28 16:23:43

MANCHESTER, England, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - According to drinks brand Lambrini, a quarter* of us plan to send best wishes via phone, email or social media - More than half of us won't see our mums on the 30March - The average Brit plans to splash GBP50 on gifts - with sons spending more than doting daughters - Despite not always being together, three quarters of us still say it's the most...

2014-03-26 08:30:26

GLASGOW, Scotland, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help for Heroes and Tennent Caledonian have announced a new partnership that will support injured UK military veterans with training for a successful career in the hospitality industry. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140326/677519 ) This pioneering new initiative will see specialist hospitality training courses provided for Help for Heroes veterans who have suffered life-changing injuries and...

2014-03-25 08:34:50

Hosted revenue management system provides easy way for financial services firms to calculate fees, bill and track assets BOSTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redi2 Technologies, the leading provider of hosted fee billing and revenue management solutions for the global financial services industry, today announced that Standard Life Wealth has deployed its Revenue Manager software. Redi2 Revenue Manager(TM) is a hosted fee billing and revenue management solution that provides...


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Ussuri Brown Bear, Ursus arctos lasiotus
2012-04-27 19:17:52

The Ussuri brown bear, sometimes called the black grizzly, can be found in many regions including the Korean Peninsula, Kunashiri Islands, northeastern China, Sakhalin, and the Shantar Islands, among other places. It is a subspecies of the brown bear. The Usurri brown bear is thought to be an ancestor of the North American brown bear, and may have traveled to its current locations from Alaska 13,000 years ago. This bear has many similarities to the Kamchatka brown bear, but its differences...

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2007-02-13 13:07:51

The Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrhynchus oxyrinchus) is a member of the Acipenseridae family and is among one of the oldest fish species in the world. Its range extends from New Brunswick, Canada to the eastern coast of Florida. It was in great abundance when the first settlers came to America, but has since declined due to over-fishing and water pollution. It is considered threatened, endangered and even extinct in much of its original habitats. The fish can reach sixty years of age,...

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