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2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK

2014-04-02 08:40:36

IRVINE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) announced today that Cherry Murray, Ph.D. has joined the company's Board of Directors. Dr.

2014-03-25 12:20:46

MONTREAL, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Also New! BritRail's Scottish Highlands Pass BritRail Pass and ticket holders

2014-03-07 16:20:57

Ruling Impacts Royalties Due Under Lease FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wick Phillips has

2014-03-03 08:21:42

IRVINE, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) today announced that its senior management is scheduled to present at the 26(th) Annual ROTH

2014-01-30 23:00:45

Experiential interactive developers continue longstanding relationship with museum exhibit producer to bring digital experiences to Bristol, TN. (PRWEB) January

2013-11-21 23:00:16

Cambridge House of Swansea, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host its third annual holiday-themed shopping event. The community in the St.


Latest Geography of the United Kingdom Reference Libraries

North Ronaldsay Sheep
2014-10-23 14:48:17

The North Ronaldsay sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that reside on the island of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands of Scotland. This breed was developed by crossing breeds found on the Orkney and Shetland islands. Today, it can be found on many of the other islands in the area and some have been exported as an exotic breed. Because the North Ronaldsay developed on an isolated island with little vegetation, it primarily consumes seaweed and this has altered its digestive system and...

Grice
2014-09-05 10:47:45

The grice, also known as the highland or Irish pig, is an extinct breed of domestic pig that once roamed the highland hills and islands of Scotland and Ireland. During the nineteenth century, this breed was described as being extremely hardy and aggressive, often known to wander from its own farmlands to forage for food. Because of this, it was recommended that farmers stop keeping the breed on their farms, and coupled with the growing popularity of imported pigs it declined in population and...

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