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2014-10-17 23:04:05

Moonpeel Limited, a UK based company, is proud to announce the launch of a new social network, Moonpeel.com, which helps artists of all skill levels efficiently promote their work to the entire world. London, UK (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 With the launch of Moonpeel.com on September 17th, 2014, (http://www.moonpeel.com) artists, both professional and amateur, will have a new social media outlet to promote their multimedia portfolios of images, videos, audio recordings, events, and courses...

2014-10-17 23:00:44

ReportsnReports.com adds “UK Wealth Report 2014” report to its research database. The report covers the high net worth individual (HNWI) population & wealth management market in the UK. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 In the UK there were 675,139 HNWIs in the UK in 2013. These HNWIs held US$2.5 trillion in wealth, and wealth per HNWI was US$3,769,324. In 2013, the UK’s HNWI numbers rose by 2.8%, following a 1.2% decrease in 2012. Growth in HNWI wealth and volumes is...

2014-10-17 04:20:24

LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watch a video interview with John Rishton, Chief Executive Rolls-Royce talking about the company's updated 2014 profit guidance, 2015 guidance and the medium term outlook. The interview and transcript are available now on http://video.merchantcantos.com. MerchantCantos produces in-depth interviews, documentaries and webcasts with senior company executives. If you would like to contact us, please email...

2014-10-17 04:20:17

LONDON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Increases for Jeep (61%), Lancia (13.2%) and Fiat (4.2%) -- The Fiat 500 and Panda were once again the two top-selling vehicles in the European A segment, with a combined share of 28.7% for the year to date The European auto market (EU28+EFTA) continued its upward trend in September with new passenger car registrations up 6.1% to nearly 1,270,000. For the nine months year-to-date, registrations were up 5.8% to 9,907,000....

2014-10-16 23:13:28

Mr. Khan joined leading experts in London yesterday for a panel discussion that addressed in-house trends driving the European legal community forward. London, UK (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Aamir Khan, European General Counsel and AVP at Clutch Group, an organization dedicated to delivering the professional services for law, spoke yesterday at the Second Annual Yerra Solutions Conference. In a panel discussion named “Trends and Perspective in the In-House Legal Sector,” Mr. Khan joined...

2014-10-16 23:07:48

To raise awareness for the disabled, a musical event for Sightsavers was organized by Princess Arwa Al Qassimi on October 10. The event was a huge success, which included the performance by Abhijit Sawant and was attended by a number of eminent personalities. New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 To raise awareness for the disabled, a musical event for Sightsavers was organized by Princess Arwa Al Qassimi on October 10. The event was a huge success, which included the performance by Abhijit...

2014-10-16 23:04:55

Former Head of Apple Education, Alan Greenberg, moves to Director at CareerFoundry and develops platform to teach UK teachers technology to meet future mandate requirements. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 As Apple’s Head of Higher-Ed in the UK and Head of Education in Asia, Alan Greenberg became a thought leader and a pioneer of the now thriving Ed-Tech industry. Greenberg will now use his expertise as the new Director at CareerFoundry, a mentored training platform for coding and design, to...

2014-10-16 20:28:53

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Monitors in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: End-tidal Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) Monitors, and Transcutaneous Carbon Dioxide (tcpCO2) Monitors. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a...

2014-10-16 20:21:41

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fuel Cells in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cells, Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells, Alkaline Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, and Others.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

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....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

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...

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...

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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin