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2014-08-19 12:27:00

SHEFFIELD, England, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camping remains one of the UK's favourite pastimes and is also attracting more and more newcomers, according to a new survey carried out by leading outdoor clothing and equipment retailer GO Outdoors. GO Outdoors questioned a total of 2,831 campers about their camping habits and preferences, and the findings suggested not only that the pastime remained widely popular among a wide range of age groups but that it was...

2014-08-19 08:27:54

NORWICH, England, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yellow Wheel Publishing announce the release of a new book, "23 Days A Memoir of 1939" by Antoni Jozef Podolski Yellow Wheel Publishing invites you to endure the horrors and brutal experiences of World War Two, as told through a series of diaries from a young man. Their release of 23 Days allows readers to join the late Antoni Jozef Podolski (Joe) through both his darkest and most...

2014-08-19 08:23:17

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Power Index will remove confusion over the actual level of wholesale energy prices which feed into final bills ICIS, the independent authority on global energy markets, has launched the ICIS Power Index (IPI), which provides UK energy users, commercial buyers and policy-makers with a simple way to see wholesale energy price trends that impact the retail market. The index, which delivers insight into the complex...

2014-08-18 23:10:56

Online Site will Provide One Resource containing Thought Leadership, Technical and Business Information on Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, Authored by Concept Searching and Third Party Experts McLean, VA, US and Stevenage, UK (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Concept Searching, currently the only vendor providing natively integrated enterprise-wide information governance solutions for SharePoint on-premise, Office 365, and OneDrive for Business, is pleased to announce availability of an...

2014-08-18 12:29:21

LONDON, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It should come as no surprise that our capital, London, features heavily in Britain's top 20 list of most expensive streets [http://www.primeresi.com/millionaires-rows-britains-top-20-most-expensive-streets-towns-and-areas/17903 ] , towns and areas. Streets in Kensington, Chelsea and Highgate appear at the top of the list, with the top 5, being; 1) Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 2) The Boltons, London...

2014-08-18 08:32:38

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexmo, a leading cloud communication API company, today announced a strategic partnership with Telefonica O2, a leading digital communications company. Under the new partnership, Nexmo will become one of Telefonica's top 10 SMS partners, and enables Nexmo to further enhance quality of delivery for enterprise customers when delivering mission-critical, application-to-person (A2P) messaging. Experiencing explosive growth, A2P communication...

2014-08-18 08:21:50

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced a new lease agreement for 225,000 square feet at Prologis Park Ryton in the United Kingdom, with Jaguar Land Rover. The facility, which is part of Jaguar Land Rover's recently launched special operations division, will be the company's global hub for the creation of its high-performance, luxury bespoke vehicles. "We are very excited by the capability and potential...

skull of King Richard III
2014-08-18 05:28:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what is being hailed as the most complete forensic study ever conducted on a medieval monarch, experts from the University of Leicester and the British Geological Survey have uncovered new details about the life of King Richard III by analyzing his bone and tooth chemistry. Isotope analysis of bone and tooth material from the Britain’s last Plantagenet king has uncovered previously unknown details about his early life, as...

2014-08-16 23:03:33

Manufacturer websites play a limited role in the early stages of the car buying process as consumers favour automotive content sites. A study recently concluded by Kantar for Auto Trader suggests that more than half do not go to a car maker’s website in the first 30 days of their online research, choosing instead content-led sites to consider options, prices and to weigh-up the best possible deal. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 Manufacturer websites play a limited role...

2014-08-16 23:02:38

One of the leading SEO firms in the UK Vuse has confirmed it has launched a new custom SEO and PPC management package that the company says will be geared towards small and emerging businesses in the UK with little marketing budgets. London, UK (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 One of the leading SEO firms in the UK Vuse has confirmed it has launched a new custom SEO and PPC management package that the company says will be geared towards small and emerging businesses in the UK with little marketing...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

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...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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