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2014-04-02 12:28:43

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday 31st March saw the launch of this years England shirt, which will be worn during the World Cup in Brazil over summer. You can now pre order your England kits from Sportsdirect.com and they will be available to buy from the 3rd April. England were one of the last teams to reveal their new kit with other countries such as Germany, Italy and Brazil themselves revealing their kits earlier this year. The World Cup kicks off...

2014-04-02 11:21:42

New research highlights inadequate and uncoordinated approach Care of patients with heart failure in the UK is inadequate and has not changed in a decade, according to new research published in BMJ Open. The findings by a team at Durham University and Darlington Memorial Hospital - and funded by national charity Heart Research UK - highlight inadequacies in heart failure care as well as an uncoordinated approach to diagnosis and management of the condition between primary and secondary...

2014-04-02 08:28:12

NEW DELHI, India, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- vPrompt eServices, a global provider of outsourcing services to companies and organizations in both the STM and non-STM domains, has announced that Byron Laws has joined its management team as Vice President, Business Development and Account Management. Byron assumes responsibility for global business development and account management. In a career spanning nearly 20 years he has worked with a wide variety of publishers preparing...

2014-04-02 08:27:30

MET-Rx Becomes the Exclusive Protein Bar Sponsor for Tough Mudder Events in U.S., Canada, and U.K. BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Mudder, the premier adventure challenge series in the world, announces today that MET-Rx Nutrition Inc. ("MET-Rx") is the exclusive protein bar sponsor for its events in the U.S., Canada and U.K. over the next two years. As part of the partnership, the sports nutrition company will fuel participants taking on "Probably the Toughest...

2014-04-02 08:22:16

Airlines joint summer schedule offers 32 daily nonstop flights between North America and the U.K ATLANTA and LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Atlantic Airways today mark another major step forward in their partnership as Delta relocates some of its key services to join Virgin Atlantic at Heathrow Terminal 3. The move comes as both airlines start flying their new and aligned summer schedules that offer customers more choice and flexibility while...

2014-04-02 08:21:31

- Renowned British actor Tom Hiddleston stars in new film, "The Art of Villainy" extending Jaguar's "British Villains" campaign for the 2015 F-TYPE Coupe MAHWAH, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar North America announced the continuation of its "British Villains" marketing campaign today with new online creative featuring Tom Hiddleston. The renowned British actor stars in a two-minute film, "The Art of Villainy," that debuted on YouTube today, as well as on the campaign's dedicated...

2014-04-02 04:20:05

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comfort Insurance recently asked 140 people if it is a male, female or both genders that drive their motorhome. Surprisingly the results showed that only 5% of women solely drove their motorhome, compared to 51% that were men. Comfort Insurance looks at why it is very male dominated in the UK and how more female solo travellers can be encouraged to get involved. Charlotte Davies, Comfort Insurance's Marketing Manager says, "We've...

2014-04-01 23:30:25

Open Options, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, and ENTERTECH SYSTEMS, the official operating partner for Suprema, Inc. in U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland and Puerto Rico, have joined to provide an integrated and truly reliable solution for mass adoption of biometric access control. Carrollton, TX and Amherst, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Open Options, an industry leader in open platform access control solutions, and ENTERTECH SYSTEMS, the official operating partner...

2014-04-01 23:26:42

New VFX utility provides tight integration between NUKE’s node-based workflow and mocha Pro, connecting high-end 3D and stereo compositing with groundbreaking planar tracking. Guildford, UK (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winning mocha® Planar Tracking technology, and mamoworld, innovative developer of motion graphics and VFX software, today announced the release of MochaImport+ for NUKE. The newest VFX utility application to come out of the...

2014-04-01 23:03:55

Both companies will continue operations in the USA and UK. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Sinclair & Rush, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair & Rush, Inc. has successfully acquired Component Force Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of product protection solutions. Component Force is based near Rochester, Kent, UK, with a satellite location in St. Louis, MO, USA. The corporate headquarters of Sinclair & Rush, Inc. are located in St. Louis, MO, USA, with its...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

Green-eyed Hawker, Aeshna isosceles
2013-07-09 17:42:37

The green-eyed hawker (Aeshna isosceles), known as the Norfolk hawker in Britain, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe and North Africa. Its range includes areas of the Mediterranean, lowland areas of North Africa, and Portugal and Spain, where it is not a native species. It prefers to reside near ponds, marshes, and ditches with abundant vegetation. It was first described by Muller in 1764 as Libellula quadrifasciata, and after several classification changes, it was given...

Rhithrogena germanica
2013-07-09 15:10:58

Rhithrogena germanica, known as the March brown mayfly in in the British Isle, is a species of mayfly that can be found throughout northern and central areas of Europe. Its range includes the River Tweed in England, Hesse in Germany, Denmark, Poland, and France. It was first described by Alfred Edwin Eaton, who studied a male specimen from the River Rhine. Rhithrogena germanica begins its lifecycle in the larval stage, as a water dwelling naiad that is typically found in fast flowing,...

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