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2014-09-04 12:23:19

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electricity, Gas and Water Meters: The European Market Report 2014, Forecasts to 2018 and Long Term Trends to 2050https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2098928/Electricity-Gas-and-Water-Meters-The-European-Market-Report-2014-Forecasts-to-2018-and-Long-Term-Trends-to-2050.html The Combined European Annual Demand for Electricity, Gas and Water Meters Valued at $3.35 Billion in 2014But By 2018,...

2014-09-04 08:23:35

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:OGA Europe Oil and Gas Industry Research Guide (Q1 2014)- Analysis of Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Infrastructure, Investments, Companies and Outlook to 2025https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2056628/OGA-Europe-Oil-and-Gas-Industry-Research-Guide-Q1-2014--Analysis-of-Upstream-Midstream-and-Downstream-Infrastructure-Investments-Companies-and-Outlook-to-2025.html Europe Oil and Gas...

2014-09-04 04:20:22

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With representation from the US, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, the UK and more, this first of its kind event, Military E-Learning & Smart Devices 2014 is taking place 21st-23rd October in London, UK. With the aim to support you - the pioneers using e-learning, simulation techniques & smart devices, for the training of military personnel, the event will address the question; can the Military utilise...

2014-09-04 04:20:20

CHESTERFIELD, England, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Windscreens, a fast-growing windscreen repair business that is always on the look-out for new recruits, has today launched a new website solely to showcase its UK-wide career opportunities. Experienced and trainee repair and replacement technician vacancies can be applied for through Auto Windscreens Careers (http://www.autowindscreenscareers.co.uk), as well as contact centre advisor and other roles....

2014-09-03 23:12:07

Hyperglance heightens IT insight and cohesive control of modern platforms, thereby assuring greater production roll out success and simplified management. London, England (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Real Status Ltd., a leading-edge provider of integrated IT monitoring and control software, today announced general availability of Hyperglance version 3.3, a software solution to dynamically bring together Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Software-defined Networking (SDN) data and context...

2014-09-03 23:07:49

The Gartner Security Risk & Management Summit will be held in London, England September 8-9, 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Digital Guardian, the only security solution to protect data from insider and outsider threats with a single endpoint agent, is participating in the Gartner Security Risk & Management Summit in London, England September 8-9, 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. The complete data protection and endpoint...

2014-09-03 16:31:02

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today that two of its electronic cigarette subsidiary companies, Cygnet UK Trading Limited ("Cygnet") and Lorillard Technologies, Inc. d/b/a blu eCigs (collectively "Lorillard"), have filed for an injunction and declarations with the High Court of Justice in London, England to protect their BLU ECIGS(® )trademarks in the United Kingdom (UK) and throughout the rest of Europe. The injunction seeks...

2014-09-03 16:29:39

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of the collaboration agreements with Calico Life Sciences LLC (Calico) and Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc (Infinity), AbbVie is amending its earnings guidance on a GAAP basis for the year ending...

2014-09-03 16:27:35

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Clooney has identified his next project to direct: an adaptation of the book Hack Attack, journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's news empire. The adaptation will be produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov through their Smokehouse banner for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Commenting on the announcement, Michael De Luca, president of Production for Columbia Pictures,...

2014-09-03 12:36:47

BRADFORD, England, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita plc announces that it has acquired Eclipse Hardware Ltd (known as Eclipse Legal Systems) for an undisclosed sum. Eclipse provides case management software [http://www.eclipselegal.co.uk/proclaim-software/proclaim-case-management-software/?utm_source=PR%2BCapita&utm_medium=PR%2BCapita&utm_campaign=PR%2BCapita ] and services to over 20,000 legal professionals in law firms, Alternative Business Structures,...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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...

British Milksheep
2014-09-22 07:50:24

The Bristish milksheep, previously known as the Alderbred, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the Northumberland region of England. Although the exact origin of the breed is unknown, it is known to have been derived from flocks of the Eastrip Prolific, Dorset Horn, and Bluefaced Leicester breeds. Selective breeding was used to enhance productivity using breeds like the East Friesian and Texel, but this breeding did not focus on a uniform appearance. Later, the British...

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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