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2014-09-21 23:00:43

They are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford, East of London, on September 22, or if not then, before the end of the month. London, England (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Their President, Gordon Ritchie, explains the new calculations as follows… “The bible book of Haggai is not a story about two Scottish Nationalist dishes. It is the story of the rebuilding of the physical temple in Jerusalem. For the first temple, built by...

2014-09-19 12:28:10

ABINGDON, England, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 2011 - Application of the hydrophobic nano-coating on hearing devices - 2012 - Integration of the Splash-proof coating in smartphone and tablet manufacturing - 2013 - Development of next-generation Dunkable(TM) technology - 2014 - Development of a roll-to-roll system to treat rolls of filtration media P2i [http://www.p2i.com ] was awarded the Gold Stevie Award in the...

2014-09-19 12:21:21

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Directed Energy Weapons Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Weapons that emit high energy and damage a target with minimum collateral damage are called directed energy weapons. This energy can have different categories such as electromagnetic waves (masers, lasers, radio frequency, and microwave), sound in supersonic form, and...

2014-09-19 08:28:19

LONDON, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customer Contact Expo, The UK's largest and biggest event for the customer contact and customer service industry, is destined for big things next month as nearly 80 experts converge for the annual industry gathering. In addition, the expo will be co-located with eCommerce Expo, which has over 70 speakers, meaning these free-to-attend events has over 150 leading industry experts and business leaders presenting under one roof....

Angelina Jolie Effect
2014-09-19 08:30:21

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy after being told she would likely develop breast cancer had a tremendous impact on testing for the disease in the UK, the authors of a new Breast Cancer Journal study reported on Friday. According to BBC News online health editor Helen Briggs, referrals to breast cancer clinics more than doubled after Jolie announced last May that she had undergone the surgery after doctors...

2014-09-19 08:26:05

DALLAS, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds asthma drugs market research reports titled "Asthma - Japan Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023", "Asthma - US Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" and "Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023" to its online library. According to Asthma - 5EU Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023...

2014-09-18 20:22:11

Three-Time Oscar® Winner Commits to TriStar and Film4 Collaboration as Next Film Spring Start Planned CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Rothman's TriStar Productions and Film4 announced today that the three-time Oscar(®)-winner Ang Lee has chosen an adaptation of Ben Fountain's acclaimed novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk as his next film, his first since winning the Academy Award(®) for directing the groundbreaking Life of Pi. The film will be produced...

2014-09-18 16:24:38

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled "Europe In-Vitro Diagnostics Market Outlook to 2018 - Ageing Demographic and Mounting Consolidation to Drive Future Growth" provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size of the Europe, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, and the UK in-vitro diagnostics market. The report also covers the segmentations of in-vitro diagnostic markets in several European countries by reagents,...

2014-09-18 12:33:46

Purchases majority stake in U.K.'s Revive Prepaid Management CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Gift Card Corp. (NGC) announced today the company is broadening its international presence with expansion of its operations, retail partners, and customer base to the U.K. and Europe. As part of the growth plan, NGC is purchasing a majority stake in Revive Prepaid Management, located in Bracknell - Berkshire, U.K., about 30 miles west of central London....

2014-09-18 12:31:39

ISLEWORTH, UK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As summer draws to a close, and we head towards the dark, cold months of winter, many people are worried about the prospect of bleak months ahead in more ways than one. Reports in both the Daily Express and The Independent suggest that we may be about to see another sharp rise in energy prices. If this coincides with a severe winter, many consumers could be struggling to pay their bills. Here, ADIGE Towel Radiators UK review these...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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
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