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2014-07-29 23:06:51

Research Addresses Safety Threat from Undeclared Lithium Batteries in Air Cargo Torrance, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Rapiscan Systems, Inc., a leading global supplier of security inspection systems, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to determine the feasibility of automatically detecting batteries in air cargo. The contract with the UK CAA, supported by UK Department for Transport funding, calls for Rapiscan to develop...

2014-07-29 23:05:20

One of the world’s top skincare companies will offer its products in one of the world’s most loved countries. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Officials with OZ Naturals announced today that it will officially launch its products in the UK in September. Craig Romero, CEO of OZ Naturals explained that the company’s products will be available Sept. 7 on Amazon.co.uk. “Demand for OZ Naturals products in Europe and the UK has been growing and we are truly looking forward to...

2014-07-29 12:41:21

Company Scheduled to Present on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 BARNSLEY, England, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, announced that Michael Jamieson, Chief Executive Officer, and Charles Trapp, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Needham Interconnect...

2014-07-29 12:32:23

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Digital Camera Market in Europe 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255151/Digital-Camera-Market-in-Europe-2014-2018.htmlAbout Digital CamerasA digital camera or a digicam is an optical device used to encode images and videos into digital format. Unlike traditional film cameras that record an image on a film (analog), digital cameras record images as digital data. Digital cameras...

2014-07-29 12:30:44

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrepoint [http://centrepoint.org.uk ], the leading UK charity supporting homeless young people, has begun a partnership with PR Newswire [http://www.prnewswire.co.uk ], who will provide its global PR and communication tools to help the charity raise awareness of its work and activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/699825 ) Centrepoint supports over 6,000 homeless 16-25 year olds into housing and...

2014-07-29 12:22:38

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Vetronics (IFV, AAV, MRAP, MBT,LPV, APC & UGV) Market - Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global vehicle electronics (Vetronics) market offers a comprehensive analysis of the military Vetronics market across two applications namely defense and homeland security. This report provides both quantitative and qualitative...

2014-07-29 08:40:29

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when American intelligence activities dominate world news, Insider Surveillance announces an exclusive series to examine the unexplored flip side: nations outside the U.S. that are leading producers of surveillance technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130576 The 2014 series focuses on Israel, the United Kingdom and Russia. In addition to these in-depth reports, Insider Surveillance will continue its regular...

2014-07-29 08:38:34

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost half (48%) of UK online shoppers have made an online purchase with a retailer based outside the UK, according to the latest eCustomerServiceIndex (eCSI) results from eDigitalResearch [http://www.edigitalresearch.com ] and IMRG [http://www.imrg.org ]. Results suggest that price and availability are driving cross-border shopping amongst UK online consumers. 60% of the respondents who have shopped cross border said that they...

obesity and exercise
2014-07-29 03:30:00

Diabetologia New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) suggests that both higher levels of physical activity and lower levels of sitting in leisure time may be required to substantially reduce the risk of obesity. The research is by Joshua Bell and colleagues, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL (University College London), UK. Physical activity and sitting time (or 'sedentariness') are two common...

2014-07-29 04:22:59

FLEET, England, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Triton addresses network signalling and data performance verification requirements Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced today that it has launched Triton [http://www.anite.com/businesses/handset-testing/our-products/triton ], an LTE wireless core network testing tool. Triton enables mobile operators and network equipment manufacturers to address growing Quality of Experience testing...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Essex Pig
2014-08-15 09:52:55

The Essex pig, also known simply as the Essex, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United Kingdom. Like other British breeds of pig, it is thought that the ancestor to the Essex was developed by breeding local pigs in area denoted in its name. The original Essex, also known as the Old Essex, was small in size and black and white in color. This breed was easy and cheap to keep, so it was highly popular among locals. By the nineteenth century, the Old Essex was improved by...

Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

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