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2014-07-18 04:21:41

DARTFORD, England, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laing O'Rourke today announced the appointment of Paul Sheffield as managing director of the Group's Europe Hub, covering operations in Canada, United Kingdom and the Middle East. Paul will have executive responsibility for leading the development and delivery of the Group's growth agenda in these core markets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130906/638279 ) (Photo:...

2014-07-17 23:11:14

Oxford Products USA Inc., the US subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd, the UK's leading supplier of motorcycle and cycle accessories, expands their dealer direct network and announces separation from D2M. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Oxford Products USA Inc. (OPUSA) announces that effective immediately they are expanding their dealer direct network and have separated from D2M to focus on dealer direct sales and service. OPUSA, a subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd. opened in...

2014-07-17 23:06:45

Digiarty Software indicates its confidence in the CD/DVD ripping legalization in UK and hopes it can soothe British citizens with detailed media format shifting solutions after the decriminalization of ripping DVDs to MP4/AVI/WMV/MOV videos. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Digiarty Software Inc., a comprehensive multimedia program trailblazer, indicates its confidence in the CD/DVD ripping legalization in UK. At the same time, it hopes it can soothe British citizens with detailed media format...

2014-07-17 20:24:21

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Smartphone markets: worldwide trends, forecasts and strategies 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2132947/The-Smartphone-markets-worldwide-trends-forecasts-and-strategies-2014-2018.htmlThe number of smartphone connections is set to grow by 136% in the next 5 years to reach 3.9 billion worldwide in 2018. This report presents our latest smartphone forecasts, derived from a demand-...

2014-07-17 16:29:26

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Mobile Security (mSecurity) Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Device Security, Infrastructure Security & Security Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2092772/The-Mobile-Security-mSecurity-Bible-2014---2020---Device-Security-Infrastructure-Security--Security-Services.htmlMobile networks around the globe generate more than 86 Exabytes of traffic annually. The immense volume of traffic...

2014-07-17 08:34:05

Bo Olofsson heads up new Bell Labs team; researchers co-located with Alcatel-Lucent IP Video business to concentrate on video-centric networking innovation CAMBRIDGE, England, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent's (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) Bell Labs has opened a new 'antenna' office in Cambridge, UK, led by Bo Olofsson. From this base Bo will head global research into real-time delivery of video to all types of connected devices, such as smartphones, games consoles,...

2014-07-17 04:20:49

LUGANO, Switzerland and TOKYO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under the exclusive agreement, Chugai Pharma Marketing gains rights for the marketing of palonosetron in the UK and NEPA in the UK and in Ireland from Helsinn Group, strengthening the existing alliance between the companies in therapeutic area of supportive cancer care. Helsinn, the Swiss Group focused on building quality cancer care, and Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. today announced that exclusive rights to...

2014-07-16 23:12:54

In collaboration with fellow Group company Starfrost, Star provided a turnkey refrigeration plant and chilling tunnel package at the Pinneys processing facility in Annan, Dumfriesshire. London, UK (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Star has delivered a Total Solutions project for Young’s Seafood firm Pinneys of Scotland. Working with fellow Group company Starfrost, Star provided a turnkey refrigeration plant and chilling tunnel package at the Pinneys processing facility in Annan, Dumfriesshire....

2014-07-16 16:20:25

Precision Aviation Services and Government Capital Corp. join with AHI to provide solutions for government AS350 operators PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airbus Helicopters Inc. (AHI) has partnered with Precision Aviation Services and Government Capital Corp. to provide tax-exempt financing for mission equipment technology upgrades and required major maintenance for law enforcement and government-owned AS350-series helicopters. Precision Aviation Services, of...

2014-07-16 12:32:06

LONDON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effortless, on-time, market analytics and insights assist Phones 4u in carrying out its pricing strategy and capitalising on new revenue opportunities ForNova's Sparks market intelligence solution has been adopted by Phones 4u [http://www.phones4u.co.uk ], the UK's leading 4G retailer, with the aim of further strengthening its competitive advantage in the market. Sparks enhances competitiveness and saves costly...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Ancona
2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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