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2013-07-10 16:27:54

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Generator Hire [http://apexgenerators.co.uk/generator-hire ] specialists Apex Generators [http://apexgenerators.co.uk ] are expanding rapidly, investing heavily in equipment, people and partnerships resulting in further successes for this generator hire company. Apex Generators have committed more than a GBP1m of capital expenditure [http://apexgenerators.co.uk/1m-investment-in-new-generators ] to increase its hire fleet...

2013-07-10 11:56:24

The link between previous termination of pregnancy (abortion) and preterm delivery in a subsequent pregnancy has disappeared over the last 20-30 years, according to a study of data from Scotland published in this week's PLOS Medicine. The study, led by Gordon Smith from the University of Cambridge, found that abortion was a strong risk factor for subsequent preterm birth in the 1980s but over the next 20 years, the link progressively weakened and was no longer present among women giving birth...

2013-07-04 04:20:43

LONDON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Scotland's most famous football clubs is advertised for sale on http://uk.BusinessesForSale.com. Hearts of Midlothian, who were the Scottish Premier League's second-best supported club last season, have appointed BDO to oversee their administration. On June 27th BDO announced that potential buyers had two weeks to lodge bids for the Edinburgh-based club. Founded in 1874, Hearts are one of Scotland's oldest clubs....

2013-06-28 23:29:04

A small family jewelry business, that is steeped in Irish and Scottish design traditions, revives a lost art. The rediscovery of medieval methods is combined with modern technology to make innovative Celtic rings. Andover, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Experimental archeology breakthroughs recently announced by Stephen Walker, revealed a long lost method of carving elaborate Celtic jewelry designs. His latest paper, A Craftsman’s Perspective on the St. Ninian’s Isle Treasure, describes his...

2013-06-26 16:23:56

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pride Glasgow, Glasgow and the West of Scotland's LGBT Pride Festival is pleased to announce that headlining this year's festival will be soul superstar and M People lead singer Heather Small best known for hits including the huge anthem Proud, One Night in Heaven and Moving on Up. By working with 2 of Glasgow's biggest names within the LGBT scene, G1 Group and AXM we have been able to secure a superstar headliner for the...

2013-06-18 08:37:18

The Whiskey Place helps reward recent college graduates with its collection of fine and affordable liquors, including Glenlivet Scotch, blended whiskeys, and more NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Whiskey Place's robust selection of single malt scotches, whiskeys, bourbons, and ryes makes it easy to find that perfect graduation gift. Available online at http://www.TheWhiskeyPlace.com, the company features detailed descriptions and the lowest possible prices on its top-shelf...

2013-06-17 08:24:59

STAMFORD, Conn., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whyte & Mackay Americas has engaged Blackheath Beverage Group to further develop the national sales representation of the Whyte & Mackay Scotch Whisky portfolio. Effective immediately, Blackheath's sales team will work alongside the Whyte & Mackay team to add further impetus to the rapid growth that their brands have enjoyed over the last couple of years. "Dalmore and Jura malt whiskies have been on a fast track in an outstanding...

2013-06-12 12:28:29

BOSTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Scotland's standing as Europe's largest and most highly regarded stem cell research community has been reaffirmed recently by announcements of funding from the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the British Heart Foundation to the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CRM) based at the Edinburgh BioQuarter. As part of a major $25m boost for UK regenerative medicine, the Edinburgh center will play a key role in the development of new...

2013-06-06 08:21:18

LAS VEGAS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnnie Walker RV's, Nevada's largest dealer of new and used RV's, is currently featured on Tanked, Discovery's Animal Planet's top-rated show. The show, which features one-of-a-kind fish tanks specially built by brothers-in-law, business partners, best friends and rivals, Wayde King and Brett Raymer, as they travel the country building show-stopping custom aquariums, exhibited the creation, building and revealing of Johnnie Walker RV's custom RV fish...

2013-06-03 16:23:19

-- Memorable Liverpool Beatles tour along with visits to Windsor Castle, Scotland and Wales part of CIE Tours' Best of Britain vacation -- MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CIE Tours International is waiting to take you away on an incredible journey to see how four young lads from Liverpool reached incredible heights of fame and fortune from humble childhood beginnings. Roll up for the tour that will take you through time and see places that capture the early 1960s,...


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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