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PassTime and The Car Finance Company announced today an exclusive agreement between the two companies that will bring 70,000 payment assurance and telematics devices to the United Kingdom.
LEICESTER, England, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Protectmycarpaint limited is one of the UK's independent specialists which are ready to launch its new services to the
But will the U.S.
Enterprise Immune System technology to be integrated in BT's security offerings LONDON and CAMBRIDGE, England, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BT today announced
Industry leaders, Maintenance Assistant Inc and Inaccess, announce a strategic partnership to distribute and seamlessly integrate Inaccess’s vendor independent monitoring and control system
Newly announced London data center joins Zurich as second Blue Box facility in Europe LONDON and CLOUD EXPO EUROPE (PRWEB) March 10, 2015 Blue Box—a
Business Intelligence and Analytics leader makes key appointments to drive UK channel strategy. (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 Yellowfin, a global
eHealth initiatives will add impetus to the adoption of HCIT, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Health Service (NHS), along with the
CAMBRIDGE, England, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Educate the World (UK) [Registered Charity: 1137077] has announced plans for a major expansion of its operations in East
The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...
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....
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...
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...
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...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.