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2014-09-09 04:20:13

LONDON, September 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Jaguar lights up London to mark the unveiling of the new Jaguar XE - Emeli Sande premiered her crowd sourced Jaguar FEEL XE track 'Feels Like', performing live from the middle of the Thames - streamed live here http://iframe.ggwebcast.com/tvc/jaguar/feelxe - London skyline illuminated red along with projection mapping visual spectacle on London's County Hall -...

2014-08-12 23:00:32

The Lords Witnesses Christian church predict a nuclear terrorist attack on Manhattan from the Hudson and on London from the Thames around Dartford in the period from August 12 to August 18, 2014. Their President, Gordon Ritchie, offers an alternative response to military intervention. London, England (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 How should governments and people respond to the next terrorist attack? The Lords Witnesses President would respond as follows... "No terrorist has the power to...

2014-03-03 12:24:15

Opening May 3, "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames" is First Major Exhibition of Whistler's Influential Early London Period WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "An American in London: Whistler and the Thames," opening May 3 at the Smithsonian's Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, is the first major exhibition ever devoted to American artist James McNeill Whistler's early period in London, and it is the largest U.S. display of his work in almost 20 years. The...

2011-12-19 13:24:59

Intensive agriculture practices developed during the past century have helped improve food security for many people but have also added to nitrate pollution in surface and groundwaters. New research has looked at water quality measurement over the last 140 years to track this problem in the Thames River basin. The NERC-funded study, led by the University of Bristol's Department of Civil Engineering, has looked at nitrate transport from agricultural land to water in the Thames basin. The...

2006-01-22 13:23:42

LONDON -- A marine mammal expert conducted a necropsy Sunday on the whale that wandered into the River Thames, hoping to determine what caused the 20-foot-long animal to veer off course and splash through central London before dying during Saturday's rescue attempt. The Zoological Society of London said it hoped preliminary results on what killed the Northern bottlenose whale would be available Wednesday. Paul Jepson, who has conducted government-funded research into why dolphins and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'