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A WEBSITE featuring more than 1000 images of Edinburgh has been launched by a local history enthusiast. The site, www.edinburghinpictures.co.uk, is the brainchild of website designer Rachel Windsor, who has been working on it for six months. Visitors to the site can search for pictures by place name or theme, or take a virtual tour of a particular area. Ms Windsor said: "I wanted to create something which would be useful to people trying to find out about Edinburgh and about all the...
OEZ (Letohrad, Czech Republic), electronica manufacturer, reaches proceeds of over CEK 1 bil/y. It employs 1,513 people in 2H 2008, by 175 people more than in 2006. OEZ has been owned by the concern Siemens (Germany) since 2007. (c) 2008 Access Czech Republic Business Bulletin. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
Viamont DSP (Czech Republic), holding construction and railway company, saw proceeds of CEK 3.5 bil in 2007, nearly a double compared to 2006. Viamont DSP sees a boom in the number of new contracts. The holding company associates for example the railway transport company Viamont Cargo (Czech Republic). (c) 2008 Access Czech Republic Business Bulletin. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
Top, South Kearns Elementary students Lewis Lemus, left, Malakai Vaenuku, Francisco Gomez and Shawn Carlson plant a tree as part of the "One Million Trees for One Million People" program. The program was started by Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon to plant one million trees in the county by 2017. (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
By Daks, Martin C Synchronoss Technologies Inc. last week announced it has agreed to pay about $18 million cash for Wisor Telecom, a privately held company based in Frederick, Md. Bridgewater-based Synchronoss provides on-demand transaction management software for communications service providers, including AT&T's wireless network. Wisor provides automationorder software and services. Synchronoss said it expects to close the deal by Sept. 15. - Martin C. Daks Copyright Journal...
SEXPOT Midland pensioner Anne Ashurst has set pulses racing after penning more than 80 passionpacked Mills & Boon books. Her saucy stories have earned publishers more than pounds 30 million, leaving the 70 year-old seductress with legions of devoted fans. With her steamy romps raking in the cash, it's going to be a verylong, hot, satisfying retirement for the gran-of-phwoar. (c) 2008 Sunday Mercury; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
GLASGOW airport hero John Smeaton was last night still desperately ill in hospital after an asthma attack. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
NEW mum Minnie Driver won Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for playing an Irish gypsy in US series The Riches - but that didn't stop it from being scrapped. The actress and her co-star Eddie Izzard received rave reviews for playing married Irish con artists and it was expected The Riches would get a third series. However, producers at America's FX channel pulled the plug, because ratings have slumped by 50 per cent. (c) 2008 Sunday Mirror; London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights...
UP to pounds 5m of extra public cash could be spent on City of York Council's troubled headquarters project. The council is believed to be pushing ahead with its preferred site of Hungate. Senior officials, however, say they cannot build a big enough building at Hungate money would have to be spent finding a second site. (c) 2008 Sunday Sun - Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.
GOL Linhas A?reas Inteligentes S.A. (Bovespa: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), Brazil's low-cost airline company, announces that it has received Anac (National Civil Aviation Agency) approval to implement its new integrated route network. The new timetable, currently available on the Company's website, will be effective beginning October 19, 2008. Originally published by Info-Prod Strategic Business Information. (c) 2008 Info-Prod Research (Middle East). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.