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2014-10-30 04:20:41

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - going out is the new staying in - Forget notions of the iPhone generation ushering in the age of the individual: five of the seven most popular leisure pursuits in Britain today involve family members enjoying quality time with each other - according to new research from intu ( http://www.intugroup.co.uk ). Dashing fears of a broken society and the decline of the family unit, these latest figures...

2014-10-29 23:12:24

Ciara McAvoy's Davey Award win is especially significant alongside Jon S. Baird's BAFTA nomination for Best Director and James McAvoy's Best Actor BAFTA nomination. Filth is also nominated for a Best Film BAFTA Award. Hollywood, Calif. (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Just over two months after Steel Mill Pictures and Magnolia Pictures released the award-winning film Filth on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S., Ciara McAvoy’s traditionally illustrated Filth movie poster was selected by...

2014-10-29 23:12:13

Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. Waynesboro, VA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Remote-Learner.net Inc. and Nivel Siete, two of the largest Moodle Partners, announce the launch of their fully supported Moodle 2.7 enterprise release, built on Microsoft Azure. October 28, 2014 Waynesboro, VA: Remote-Learner.net, Inc, Moodle Partner providing Moodle...

2014-10-29 16:35:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enova International, Inc. ("Enova") announced today that shares of its common stock will be listed on the NYSE under the symbol "ENVA" following Cash America International, Inc.'s distribution of approximately 80 percent of Enova's stock in a spin-off transaction, which is currently scheduled to occur on November 13, 2014. Trading of the right to Enova's "when-issued" shares will begin tomorrow, October 30, 2014. Enova has grown over the past ten...

2014-10-29 16:29:41

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE: WTW) today announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 and updated its full year fiscal 2014 earnings guidance. Third quarter 2014 results include: -- Revenues of $345.2 million, down 12.9% versus the prior year period, with total paid weeks down 12.4% -- Earnings per fully diluted share (EPS) were $0.67 -- Cash flow provided by operating activities totaled $76 million,...

2014-10-29 12:33:15

NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Bracken, Executive Director of Government Digital Service (GDS), was named today as the first-ever U.K. Chief Digital Officer of the Year by the CDO Club, the world's largest network of Chief Digital Officers. The award was given to Bracken after his keynote presentation, "Digital by Default: Two Years On," at the inaugural UK CDO Summit on Wednesday 29 October 2014 at the BBC in London, England (http://CDOSummit.co.uk). Mike...

2014-10-29 12:22:25

TEDDINGTON, England, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The free to use motor trade insurance comparison site GoMotorTrade has recently discussed the advantages and disadvantages of buying electric vehicles. Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular due to the incentives brought in by the government and the fact that consumers are able to take part in reducing emissions on a global scale, however there are still those that are wary of them. One of the advantages of...

2014-10-29 08:38:37

PETERBOROUGH, England, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com ] today announced the immediate availability of Network Server Suite's new component, the Linux on Power agent [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com/products/linux.html ] that runs on IBM Power Systems. This new agent will ensure that companies have tighter control of key business processes and 'mission-critical' applications running on Linux through continuous monitoring and...

2014-10-29 08:36:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced it has signed a 420,000 square foot build-to-suit agreement with Eddie Stobart, a leading logistics operator in the U.K. The rail-connected facility will be located at the second phase of Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT II) and has been designed to achieve BREEAM 'excellent' accreditation. DIRFT II's central location and proximity...

2014-10-29 08:29:45

While maintaining his thriving Dentastique practice in Cambridge, Dr. Abdah - The UK's first Ziglar Legacy Certified Trainer - launched his motivational speaking platform, Dental Coaching HQ CAMBRIDGE, England, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There was a time during Dr. Diyari Abdah's schooling years when he found himself "a man without a country" - but now, while maintaining his thriving Cambridge, England cosmetic and restorative dentistry practice Dentastique, he has become a...


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Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

The Cotswold sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated from and was named after the Cotswold Hills in England. Some experts assert that this breed was present in this area of England when the Romans arrived sometime around 54 B.C., during which time legend says they discovered sheepcotes along the hills. Later, the area was supposedly given the Anglo-Saxon name of Cottes-wealds, which meant wind swept hills scattered with Cotes. If this legend were true it would mean that the hills...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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