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2014-09-29 20:24:25

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centre will foster collaboration between greatest academic and business minds in digital - helping showcase and develop new ideas to help the UK realise the potential of data in the economy The Digital Catapult Centre [https://cde.catapult.org.uk/ideas-innovation-centre ], a national centre to rapidly advance the UK's best digital ideas, will open its doors on November 5th. The Centre...

2014-09-29 12:27:30

LONDON, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Media iQ today announced the appointment of former Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) UK CEO Stewart Easterbrook, as a Strategic Advisor to Media iQ. This move signals Media iQ's ambitions to continue to invest in developing its global footprint and product portfolio. Paul Silver, Chief Strategy Officer at Media iQ, said: "Stewart needs no introduction. He brings with him second-to-none experience and leadership in the media...

2014-09-29 08:39:51

The UK's premium department store group uses leading technology to create unique shopper experiences NEW YORK, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartFocus [http://www.smartfocus.com ], the global leader in intelligent, personalised, omni-channel marketing, today announced that House of Fraser [http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk ], the UK and Ireland's premium department store group, has selected SmartFocus' Insights technology to gain a holistic view of their customers and...

2014-09-29 08:27:47

Latest study suggest that tighter margins and greater competition to transform network connectivity as customers put quality and price over brand CIRENCESTER, England, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProLabs, the leading independent provider of global optical network infrastructure products, announced today the findings of their survey conducted at the 2014 European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) with top optical communications professionals from across the globe. "The study...

2014-09-29 08:23:39

HOUSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Corporation (NASDAQ: TESO) announced today that the Company's management will participate in the Johnson Rice 2014 Energy Conference to be held in New Orleans, September 29 - October 1, 2014. Fernando Assing, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Chris Boone, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to present on Wednesday, October 1 at 1:05 p.m. Central Time (2:05 p.m. Eastern Time). The...

2014-09-27 16:21:21

LONDON, September 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The only British charity dedicated to raising awareness of legal highs, the Angelus Foundation, has carried out a snapshot survey of fresher students, which found 19% admitted to taking a legal high. Other findings included: over a third (36%) had been offered a legal high and three out five (61%) had a friend who had taken one. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697697-a ) The survey was conducted last...

2014-09-26 23:05:59

Student motor product will offer international students in the UK wide range of benefits including RAC breakdown cover and no claims bonus London, U.K. (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Clements Worldwide, the leading provider of international insurance solutions has today launched a new motor insurance offering for UK international students. In partnership with Endsleigh, this new international motor policy will ensure that international students have reliable and safe way to insure their cars...

2014-09-26 08:26:25

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Cygnet Health Care Limited ("Cygnet") for a purchase price of approximately $335 million. Through this acquisition, we have added a total of 17 facilities throughout the United Kingdom ("UK") including 15 inpatient behavioral health hospitals and 2 nursing homes with a total of 743 beds. Cygnet generated approximately $161 million of annual...

2014-09-25 23:12:35

New cutting-edge research report “The Global Electronic Warfare (EW) Market 2014-2024” developed by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI) is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the world electronic warfare market is predicted to post growth at a 2.48% CAGR in the next 10 years. London, UK (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 From 2014 to 2024, the world market for electronic warfare (EW) is anticipated to see positive growth at a 2.48% CAGR, supported by the ongoing...

2014-09-25 23:07:32

Virtual reality immersive therapy being used in largest neurorehabilitation centre in UK London (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 VirtualRehab® today announced it is the first virtual reality platform to receive CE mark approval as a medical device manufacturer from the European Commission and the only certified motion capture physical rehabilitation software using Microsoft Kinect® and Leap Motion™ VR technology approved by the EU to develop both hardware and software for medical...


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English Leicester
2014-09-26 10:19:08

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...

Cotswold Sheep
2014-09-25 08:43:41

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...

Clun Forest Sheep
2014-09-23 08:05:26

The Clun Forest sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in and named after the Clun Forest area of Shropshire. The first record of this breed was written in 1803 by Reverend Joseph Plymley, who wrote about its appearance. In 1873 Youatt wrote of the same characteristics, but also stated that the breed was changing quickly due to crossbreeding with many local breeds including the Longmynd and the Shropshire sheep. The Clun Forest Sheep Breeders Society was established in 1925...

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...

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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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