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2014-08-14 00:20:41

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April - June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional year in 2013. Total global gold demand in Q2 stood at 964 tonnes (t), 16% lower than the same period last year, as consumers and investors pulled back and consolidated their activity. Global jewellery demand, which represents more than half of total global...

2014-08-13 23:04:46

Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a famous online company supplying women’s special occasion dresses, has excitedly released its collection of discounted mother of the bride dresses, most of which are priced under $100. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a famous online company supplying women’s special occasion dresses, has excitedly released its collection of discounted mother of the bride dresses, most of which are priced under $100. According to the senior spokesman of the company,...

2014-08-13 12:23:14

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnergyBoardroom's [http://www.energyboardroom.com ] brand new 'Inside Oil & Gas [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/uk-oil-gas ]' report on the UK continental shelf, available today for free download [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/uk-oil-gas ], investigates the efforts currently underway to de-risk projects both in operations and financing, in order to build a sustainable future for the country's...

2014-08-13 08:33:20

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - IRESS, the leading supplier of financial markets and wealth management systems, has appointed Glenn Wilson as Managing Director and Regional Head, IRESS Canada. The appointment is in support of IRESS' growth plans in the region. Mr Wilson brings extensive experience to the role, with 20 years of experience working for and delivering solutions in capital markets technology and execution, including a key role at Citigroup as COO of Electronic Execution....

2014-08-13 08:29:42

Customer demand and market share gains fuel organic growth SWINDON, England, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Health, a leading provider of outsourced sterilisation and laboratory services to the healthcare industry is pleased to announce that it is investing £18 million (US$30M) to expand capacity in its Applied Sterilisation Technology (AST) division. The expansion plans are expected to increase revenues by approximately £33 million (US$55 million) over the coming three...

2014-08-13 08:22:52

MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the "Big Four" of 2004, when, for the first time in recorded history, four hurricanes struck the Florida coast in one year. Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne caused an estimated $45 billion in damage, the costliest U.S. Atlantic hurricane season on record at that time. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-12 23:00:32

The Lords Witnesses Christian church predict a nuclear terrorist attack on Manhattan from the Hudson and on London from the Thames around Dartford in the period from August 12 to August 18, 2014. Their President, Gordon Ritchie, offers an alternative response to military intervention. London, England (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 How should governments and people respond to the next terrorist attack? The Lords Witnesses President would respond as follows... "No terrorist has the power to...

2014-08-12 16:25:03

LONDON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Gambling Market in the UK 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2183853/Gambling-Market-in-the-UK-2014-2018.html About GamblingGambling premises include betting shops (betting on sports activities such as horse racing, football, and others), casinos, bingo clubs, and arcades. The betting is also done on machines which are categorised B1, B2, B3, B4, C, and D gaming machines. Gambling...

2014-08-12 12:33:55

DALLAS, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global millimeter wave technology revenue market is expected to reach $208.12 million by the end of 2014 and is expected to grow to $1.9 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 45.09%. Similarly, volumes are estimated to grow from 22.48 thousand units to close 700 thousand units in 2020. This growth is heralded by the growing telecom application market for millimeter wave technology, especially in the small cell backhaul field. The millimeter...

2014-08-12 12:24:45

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RELLECIGA Swimwear Summer Sale Night was successfully held by RELLECIGA Swimwear UK and Noir La Rue (http://www.noirlarue.com) on August 8 in Great Britain, which was another significant step for RELLECIGA to enter Great Britain's market! This high-end fashion show rocked Great Britain from 7:30PM-10:00PM in Corinthian, a local grand fashion club. More than 100 guests from the fashion industry in Great Britain attended this event and...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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...

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...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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