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2014-04-15 08:23:16

On the 4th Anniversary of the Spill, the Truth Is Finally Being Told in the Context of Fiction FORT MYERS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former BP insider Rick Lacey takes the BP issue over the heads of our leaders directly to the people. His latest book, The BP Corollary, explores the idea of a corrupt foreign oil company that buys off our government, courts, media, and the scientific and academic communities as it engages in a cover-up with the participation of our...

2014-04-15 04:21:40

WINDSOR, England and LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Britain's 100 private companies with the fastest growing profits were revealed this weekend in the 15th annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 [http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack/leagues/pt100programme.html ]. Global Personals Ltd [http://globalpersonals.co.uk ] ranked number 34, going up six places from last year, beating Nando's, Dr Martens and Jamie's Italian to the place. The only dating provider to be...

2014-04-15 04:20:22

New "BRAD" real-time recycling portal uses geo-mapping to help customers improve environmental performance LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that its UK customer Bywaters, which provides waste management and recycling services, has launched BRAD (Bywaters Reporting Analytics and Dashboards), a web-based portal designed to help its customers save money while improving environmental performance. Built on...

2014-04-14 23:04:56

An industry leader in creating high quality art for our society’s homes, work and living spaces is giving a huge discount in an effort to help customers save on prints. Scarborough, North Yorkshire (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 There’s an old adage that says “nothing in life comes free”, but representatives with Wallcreate say the new 20 percent off promotion they’re offering is about as good as it gets. “Get up to 20 percent off Wallcreate canvas prints all year round,” said Mark...

2014-04-14 23:00:16

West’s psychic abilities, work in ghost-busting chronicled in ‘The Reluctant Psychic’. Canterbury, England (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Author Richard J. West says he never wanted to be a psychic. He tried for many years to ignore the voices he heard and the gentle prods he received from a higher place. In his new book, “The Reluctant Psychic” (published by AuthorHouse), West discusses his story of not only how he eventually came to terms with his abilities, but also how he put those...

2014-04-14 12:33:30

Epidemiological, genetic and clinical data presented today at the International Liver CongressTM 2014 are collectively focused on different approaches designed to improve the diagnosis, staging and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). "Human hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most prevalent cancers worldwide and the second most frequent cause of cancer-related death," said EASL's Scientific Committee Member Dr Helen Reeves Senior Lecturer & Honorary Consultant...

2014-04-14 12:30:21

A UK study investigating the link between low vitamin D status and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in British children has identified a genetic variant associated with the disease's severity. The research, conducted by the King's College Hospital Paediatric Liver Centre and the University of Surrey's School of Biosciences and Medicine, and funded by the Children's Liver Disease Foundation retrospectively analyzed the medical records of 120 pediatric patients with NAFLD. The...

2014-04-11 16:22:26

DOUGLASSVILLE, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christopher D. Antoni, P.E., has been promoted to senior vice president of STV. He is the chief engineer and operations manager of the firm's Energy Services Division and its energy subsidiary, STV Energy Services, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140411/DC03860 Antoni is responsible for overseeing the engineering and environmental services of multidisciplinary projects related to the petroleum and gas pipeline...

2014-04-11 08:26:36

HARLOW, England, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company received a contract from an international customer for Paveway(TM) IV precision guided bombs valued at more than $200m. As part of the sale Raytheon will deliver hundreds of the advanced munitions, which are regarded as the 'weapon of choice' for the Royal Air Force. The contract represents the first sale of Paveway(TM) IV outside the U.K. "This contract is an export boost to the U.K. It will help support hundreds of...

2014-04-11 08:24:29

MANCHESTER, England, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Warrington based testing laboratory is calling upon laboratories throughout the UK to free up resources to support legal and public organisations and consumers left high and dry as a result of the sudden closure of Manchester-based Trimega Laboratories. Alphabiolabs have been approached by several local authorities and law firms throughout the UK, which had recently discovered the news that Trimega...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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...

Green-eyed Hawker, Aeshna isosceles
2013-07-09 17:42:37

The green-eyed hawker (Aeshna isosceles), known as the Norfolk hawker in Britain, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe and North Africa. Its range includes areas of the Mediterranean, lowland areas of North Africa, and Portugal and Spain, where it is not a native species. It prefers to reside near ponds, marshes, and ditches with abundant vegetation. It was first described by Muller in 1764 as Libellula quadrifasciata, and after several classification changes, it was given...

Rhithrogena germanica
2013-07-09 15:10:58

Rhithrogena germanica, known as the March brown mayfly in in the British Isle, is a species of mayfly that can be found throughout northern and central areas of Europe. Its range includes the River Tweed in England, Hesse in Germany, Denmark, Poland, and France. It was first described by Alfred Edwin Eaton, who studied a male specimen from the River Rhine. Rhithrogena germanica begins its lifecycle in the larval stage, as a water dwelling naiad that is typically found in fast flowing,...

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