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2013-06-24 12:28:19

LILLE, France, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new services center in the city of Lille that will create up to 700 French language IT roles in the coming three to five years, enabling IBM to deliver an industry-leading range of technology services to clients across France. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Newly established IBM Services Center Lille, a wholly owned subsidiary of IBM, will provide local clients with high value...

2012-03-28 02:20:06

LONDON, March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, has announced that it is extending its booking horizon by an extra four weeks this summer to cater for heightened demand. Holidaymakers across the country can now book tickets from London St Pancras, Ebbsfleet International and Ashford International to Paris, Brussels and Lille for travel until the 15 August rather than 15 July, which is the typical...

2012-03-09 05:12:00

LONDON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar has revealed that this Leap Year saw thousands of couples travelling for a romantic break with the company reporting a 24%1 surge in bookings on Wednesday 29 February, compared to Wednesday 2 March last year. New research by Eurostar* reveals almost half (47 per cent) of women would propose to their partner. The study also found that those women who do pluck up the courage can expect a positive response, with 75 per cent of...

2012-01-31 05:07:00

LONDON, January 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, is offering special, limited prices for Standard and Standard Premier travel to Paris, Brussels or Lille until March 29th. With plenty of the special return Standard class fares available for midweek travel, this is the perfect time for Eurostar customers to book a reviving day trip or a relaxing long weekend. Travellers can also treat themselves to a more...

2011-11-28 06:30:00

LOS ANGELES and LILLE, France, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Apparel (Amex: APP), the vertically integrated clothing manufacturer based in downtown Los Angeles, has opened its newest French location in Lille at the Galeries Lafayette, one of the world's most renowned international department store chains. The store-in-store 30 sq. m. space follows the model American Apparel developed early last year, offering a selection of the company's bestselling and most popular basics...

2011-09-06 07:09:00

LONDON, September 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service linking the UK and mainland Europe has today launched a free mobile application allowing passengers to book journeys on-the-go and receive tickets direct to their phones. The Eurostar iPhone app [http://www.eurostar.com/UK/uk/leisure/travel_information/eurostar_for_mobile/iphone.jsp ] , which is available for Android devices as well as iPhone, allows passengers to book and manage...

2011-04-14 11:45:00

LONDON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eurostar has revealed it will be changing its branding and introducing new service enhancements for its customers, with Eurostar wishing to reflect its plans and ambitions for the business in the future. Over the last few years Eurostar has seen a big increase in the number of passengers choosing to connect through Lille, Brussels and Paris Gare du Nord to other destinations. This has been driven by shorter journey times and the growing desire among...

2011-01-31 23:01:00

A Global Consortium Aims to Discover and Map all the Alzheimer's Genes CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of the International Genomics of Alzheimer's Project (IGAP) - a collaboration formed to discover and map the genes that contribute to Alzheimer's disease - was announced today by a multi-national group of researchers. The collaborative effort, spanning universities from both Europe and the United States, will combine the knowledge, staff and resources of four...

2008-10-13 09:00:25

World Forum Lille continues to call real actions to achieve sustainable development LILLE, France, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing World Forum Lille Friday continued to call for real action to protect Earth and achieve sustainable development. Neither a country nor an individual can be concerned only for itself or himself without the thought of others, as all human beings in the 21st century face an incredible challenge of growing population and fewer resources, Philippe Vasseur,...

2007-05-08 09:00:48

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated , a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System install base has reached 100 systems. This milestone was reached following the installation at Centre Oscar Lambret in Lille, France. To date, it is estimated that more than 30,000 patients worldwide have been treated with the CyberKnife System, which provides a non-surgical treatment alternative for many...