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2012-05-09 02:24:44

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) today announced the acquisition of Cream Holdings Limited, a leader in electronic music entertainment and owner of the exclusive rights to the Creamfields Music Festivals. Since its launch in 1998, Cream has grown to organize sell-out artist tours, nine Creamfields Festivals and internationally renowned DJ club events. "We are committed to being a leader in electronic music and as one of the most...

2012-04-19 20:18:10

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that children who have experienced severe trauma are three times as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life. The findings shed new light on the debate about the importance of genetic and environmental triggers of psychotic disorders. For many years research in mental health has focused on the biological factors behind conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and psychotic depression, but there is now increasing evidence...

2012-02-20 05:51:00

LONDON, February 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Public Invited to Tag Paintings to Help Build a National Online Catalogue The Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF), in partnership with the BBC, today announced that all oil paintings in National Museums Liverpool have been added to the Your Paintings website for the nation to enjoy. Your Paintings is a project to create a complete online catalogue of every oil painting in the national collection, whether on display or in store, at...

Redder Ladybirds Are More Deadly
2012-02-08 04:51:39

A ladybird's color indicates how well-fed and how toxic it is, according to an international team of scientists. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Liverpool directly shows that differences between animals' warning signals reveal how poisonous individuals are to predators. Published February 7, 2012 in the journal Functional Ecology, the research shows that redder ladybirds are more poisonous than their paler peers. The study reveals that this variation is directly linked to...

2012-01-19 09:15:00

HELSINKI, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammerkit, a Finnish cloud technology provider which opened an office at Liverpool Science Park in October 2010 to target the global PR market, has received backing from the North West Fund as part of a euro 1.25m (1.05m pounds Sterling) investment round. The company, which provides repeatable, digital solutions for the PR and marketing industry, will use the funding to establish its Cloudstore business in the UK. It plans to create 12 new jobs in...

2012-01-19 08:00:00

WARREN, Mich., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Warrior Sports Inc. and Liverpool Football Club today announced a deal which sees Warrior become the Club's Official Kit Supplier. The deal, which will come into play from June 1st 2012, will see Warrior create the Liverpool FC home, away and third kits, as well as their training wear for the next six years. Owned by Boston based New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc., the move represents the starting point in Warrior Sports' global football journey...

2012-01-19 05:11:00

HELSINKI, January 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hammerkit [http://www.hammerkit.com ], a Finnish cloud technology provider which opened an office at Liverpool Science Park in October 2010 to target the global PR market, has received backing from the North West Fund as part of a EUR1.25m (GBP1.05m) investment round. The company, which provides repeatable, digital solutions for the PR and marketing industry, will use the funding to establish its Cloudstore business in the UK. It...

2012-01-17 11:00:00

CHESTER, England, January 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Moving from the traditional energy supplier could save you around GBP282 a year[1] - First Utility cheapest for dual fuel in all 14 UK regions - Only one of the recent price cuts affects customers in the energy companies' core regions UK consumers could reduce their annual energy bills by more than a fifth on average (22 per cent) just by moving to the cheapest available...

2011-10-05 11:53:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, October 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line has just completed the full integration of the Liverpool and Heysham routes which it acquired from DFDS. Since approval for the purchase of the routes was given in June, a major systems integration project has been underway to integrate the new routes onto Stena Line's Irish Sea business. The addition of the new routes brings the total number of Stena Line [http://www.stenaline.co.uk/ferry ] routes on the...

2011-08-16 04:20:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StreamUK is working with Liverpool Football Club to completely revamp its video delivery. The solution is built on the Stream Media Platform and brings multi-platform compatibility, asset management and full control of video syndication to one of the prime sporting websites in the UK which has seen traffic of over 110 million page impressions a month. StreamUK was chosen ahead of international competition thanks to a combination of...