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2013-01-21 08:24:20

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt Scotch whisky, announced a one-year association with legendary golfer Sir Nick Faldo today. With career highlights including six major championship wins, eleven consecutive Ryder Cup appearances and 98 weeks spent at the top of the rankings as the world's No. 1 golfer, Sir Nick Faldo is widely regarded as the most successful British golfer in history and of course in the UK. Sir Nick Faldo was knighted in...

2013-01-14 02:27:48

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt scotch whisky, today announced the expansion of World Hall of Fame golfer Tony Jacklin's role from British to worldwide Brand Ambassador. In his new position, Jacklin will make guest appearances at events throughout the U.S. and continue to work closely with the brand on several initiatives. Jacklin, whose illustrious career embodies Glenmorangie's commitment to perfection, is the most successful British...

2013-01-09 08:29:52

EDINBURGH, Scotland, January 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing number of Scots home seekers looking to rent rather than buy has sent Scottish lettings website Citylets soaring to the top of the online property charts. Figures released today show more than 3.3 million visitors logged onto Citylets in 2012 - an increase of 12.5% on 2011. According to competitive intelligence business, Experian Hitwise, that (along with a near 50% visitor share over the last six...

2013-01-01 05:01:40

Company powers forward with major wins in international banking, large law, and tax and legal publishing. Lindon, UT and Edinburgh, Scotland (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The HotDocs Group, (HotDocs Ltd and HotDocs Corporation), today announced that 2012 was a record year for gross revenue, recurring revenue, and new business. HotDocs, which is a platform for modeling and deploying document-generation process applications (a subset of the larger BPM movement), is foundation-layer technology...

Huge Flame Shell Reef Discovered
2012-12-28 08:42:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists have found a huge colony of elusive and brightly colored shellfish species in coastal waters in the west of Scotland. Researchers found the bed containing at least 100 million flame shells during a survey of Local Alsh, which is a sea inlet between Skye and Scottish mainland. According to the Scottish environment secretary, the colony could be the largest grouping of flame shells anywhere in the world. Marine...

2012-12-20 08:29:26

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquor and spirits retailer The Whiskey Place is currently promoting the wide variety of Dalmore single malt scotch it offers. Available online at http://www.TheWhiskeyPlace.com, the scotch retailer stocks over 1,500 whiskeys to suit every customer's taste, preference, and budget. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121220/PH32630LOGO ) The Dalmore distillery is located in the northern highlands of Scotland near the Alness River, and is owned...

2012-12-20 08:23:44

GLASGOW, Scotland, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weir Group PLC ("Weir") has agreed to acquire Mathena, Inc ("Mathena"), a leading provider of pressure control rental equipment and services for onshore oil and gas drilling applications. Consideration will be via an initial payment of US$240m (£148m(1)) with a maximum deferred consideration of US$145m payable over two years, contingent upon meeting profit growth targets. The effective acquisition profit multiple will be reduced as...

2012-12-19 12:22:04

WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have announced a new agreement that will establish the Doble Centre for Innovation, a research facility at the school's campus in Glasgow, Scotland. Doble and GCU have worked closely together since 2007, previously developing a range of innovative condition monitoring products currently in use by utilities and industrial power companies around the world. As part of this new...

2012-12-14 16:21:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, December 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Scottish ale Caledonia Best today (14th December) unveiled its first ever television advertising campaign set to a new recording of one of Scotland's best-loved songs, 'Caledonia'. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/582821-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/582821-b ) On-air in Scotland from Saturday 15th December in time for the busy festive season, the...

2012-12-07 12:21:52

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Belt Technologies, Inc. announces the first NavioPFS(TM) unicondylar knee replacement (UKR) procedure performed at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland on December 6, 2012. Dr. Fred Picard successfully performed the surgery using the NavioPFS surgical system. Dr. Picard is a renowned orthopedist and past winner of the Muller Award from the CAOS (Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery) International Society. The...


Latest Scotland Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 09:40:26

Symbol: ATGLF Group: Dicot Family: Chenopodiaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: CAN    N Synonyms:   ATFR3 Atriplex franktonii Taschereau Distribution: AtriplexglabriusculaEdmondston var.franktonii(Taschereau) S.L. Welsh distribution:CAN(NB, NS, PE, QC) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed...

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2008-05-19 10:10:04

The Cairn Terrier originated in Scotland. It is one of the oldest terriers as well as one of the oldest working breeds in Scotland; it was bred to hunt burrowing prey. The average Cairn Terrier stands between 9 and 13 inches tall and should weigh 13 to 18 pounds, although some can weigh as little as 7 pounds or as much as 27 pounds. It has a harsh outer coat that can be red, sandy, gray, cream, wheaten or brindle, and a soft, dense undercoat. The breed is loyal and strong. It can be...

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2008-05-18 18:19:00

The Border Collie is a herding breed that descended from breeds near the border of England and Scotland. It is commonly considered the most intelligent breed of dog. It has always been a herding breed and has more recently become popular as a pet and a sporting dog. The Border Collie is a medium-sized dog with a fairly thick double coat. Black and white is the most common color combination, although its coat can be black tricolor, red and white, red tricolor, blue and white, red merle,...

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2007-04-19 05:12:06

The Knifetooth dogfish, Scymnodon ringens, is a harmless sleeper shark of the family Dalatiidae, found in the eastern Atlantic, from Scotland to Spain, Portugal, and Senegal, and the southwest Pacific from New Zealand, between latitudes 58° N and 15° N, at depths of between (200 and 1,600 m). Its length is up to 3.61 ft (1.1 m). The Knifetooth dogfish is a rare species inhabiting continental slopes, usually mesopelagic although taken most often near the bottom. It is black in color,...

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