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2011-08-28 04:58:22

  Google TV service will launch in the UK and throughout Europe early next year, Eric Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of the Menlo Park, California-based company announced Friday. The service, which allows people to view a mix of online and television content on their TV screens through a special browser, originally launched in the United States last October. Google will bring the project to European markets, despite what Reuters reporter Georgina Prodhan calls "teething...

2011-02-15 12:40:00

LONDON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telegraph Media Group today announces a partnership with conversion management expert Maxymiser to enhance the online experience for visitors to The Telegraph. By working with Maxymiser, The Telegraph is able to take a customer-centric approach to website design and refreshment, where changes to page layouts, sequences and content can be trialled on real web visitors in order to identify the most effective variants that are beneficial to the user....

2010-03-23 02:00:00

LONDON, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, and Telegraph Media Group http://telegraph.co.uk/, publishers of The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Telegraph.co.uk and The Telegraph weekly world edition, have joined forces to launch Debate2010 http://Debate2010.co.uk/, the UK's largest online debate and discussion forum for the forthcoming General Election. (Logo:...

2009-06-04 06:27:00

LONDON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Demotix, the award-winning user-generated newswire, has signed an exclusive deal with the Telegraph website for its Widget. The Telegraph, with the UK's biggest broadsheet web audience and over 23 million unique viewers in April 09, is carrying the Demotix Widget on its World News page. It joins Le Monde in France, Lebanon's Future News, and the Himalayan Times of Nepal. The Demotix Widget features the best daily stories from Demotix' 5,600 users...

2009-04-10 12:49:16

British department store Debenhams says the average shoe size for British men has increased from size 8 in 2004 to size 9. A spokesman for the company said demand for size 12 shoes has also increased and is now larger than the demand for size 7, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. For the first time, we're considering stocking size 13 as a standard fitting across all of our ranges, and size 14 is a possibility, too. Our largest shoe currently available is a size 12. In the past, these shoe...

2009-04-03 15:16:47

Reports of ghosts at a Scottish castle have been bolstered by the discovery of a 32-year-old photo that appears to depict an apparition. The picture, which emerged after a photo taken last May appeared to show a figure in a Tudor dress at the Tantallon Castle, was taken at the same castle 32 years ago by Edinburgh resident Grace Lamb, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. Lamb said the photo depicts her husband and their two children standing in front of the castle while a figure that appears...

2009-03-27 10:51:15

A farmer in the British county of Somerset says one of his cows has given birth to twin calves that are of different breeds. Farmer Vic Phillips, 27, said his cow Jemima, a Simmental breed, mated with his bull Eric, an Aberdeen Angus, and the result was twin calves, one a Simmental and the other an Aberdeen, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. It happens but it is quite rare. I thought there must have been a mistake and another cow had given birth as well but it turned out that they were...

2009-03-19 12:43:10

British Olympic rowing hopeful Scott Rennie has died of a heart attack, The Daily Telegraph reported Thursday. He was 25. Rennie, called Big Ren, collapsed on a rowing machine at the Molesey Boat Club in Surrey. Fellow rowers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until paramedics arrived. Medical personnel treated him for 30 minutes before taking him to Kingston Hospital but doctors were unable to save him, the newspaper said. It was a normal training session, fellow rower Henry Ellender,...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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