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2014-08-16 23:02:38

One of the leading SEO firms in the UK Vuse has confirmed it has launched a new custom SEO and PPC management package that the company says will be geared towards small and emerging businesses in the UK with little marketing budgets. London, UK (PRWEB) August 16, 2014 One of the leading SEO firms in the UK Vuse has confirmed it has launched a new custom SEO and PPC management package that the company says will be geared towards small and emerging businesses in the UK with little marketing...

2014-08-15 23:00:26

Taxicode from Web 3 Resource Ltd. lets users across the UK – and not just in London -- book a taxi anytime, anywhere by following four simple steps: enter journey details; review quotes from quality-assured taxi and private hire companies; make a selection and choose a desired method of payment; receive a confirmation email. The new nocost app is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Android-enabled smartphone and Windows Phone, and offers users an unmatched 100% satisfaction money back...

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...

2014-08-14 04:23:05

FLEET, England, August 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Achievement accelerates development of LTE-Advanced devices Anite, a global leader in wireless equipment testing technology, announced today that it has achieved peak data rate throughput of 300 Mbps with 40 MHz bandwidth using three Component Carrier Aggregation ("3 CC CA"). This milestone was achieved in close collaboration with a leading mobile chipset manufacturer. Early availability of key features...

2014-08-14 00:20:41

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest World Gold Council Gold Demand Trends report, covering the period April - June 2014, shows that global gold demand continues to demonstrate a return to long-term trends after an exceptional year in 2013. Total global gold demand in Q2 stood at 964 tonnes (t), 16% lower than the same period last year, as consumers and investors pulled back and consolidated their activity. Global jewellery demand, which represents more than half of total global...

2014-08-13 23:04:46

Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a famous online company supplying women’s special occasion dresses, has excitedly released its collection of discounted mother of the bride dresses, most of which are priced under $100. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Recently, Stwd.co.uk, a famous online company supplying women’s special occasion dresses, has excitedly released its collection of discounted mother of the bride dresses, most of which are priced under $100. According to the senior spokesman of the company,...

2014-08-13 12:23:14

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnergyBoardroom's [http://www.energyboardroom.com ] brand new 'Inside Oil & Gas [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/uk-oil-gas ]' report on the UK continental shelf, available today for free download [http://www.energyboardroom.com/country_reports/uk-oil-gas ], investigates the efforts currently underway to de-risk projects both in operations and financing, in order to build a sustainable future for the country's...

2014-08-13 08:33:20

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - IRESS, the leading supplier of financial markets and wealth management systems, has appointed Glenn Wilson as Managing Director and Regional Head, IRESS Canada. The appointment is in support of IRESS' growth plans in the region. Mr Wilson brings extensive experience to the role, with 20 years of experience working for and delivering solutions in capital markets technology and execution, including a key role at Citigroup as COO of Electronic Execution....

2014-08-13 08:29:42

Customer demand and market share gains fuel organic growth SWINDON, England, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Health, a leading provider of outsourced sterilisation and laboratory services to the healthcare industry is pleased to announce that it is investing £18 million (US$30M) to expand capacity in its Applied Sterilisation Technology (AST) division. The expansion plans are expected to increase revenues by approximately £33 million (US$55 million) over the coming three...

2014-08-13 08:22:52

MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 10th anniversary of the "Big Four" of 2004, when, for the first time in recorded history, four hurricanes struck the Florida coast in one year. Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne caused an estimated $45 billion in damage, the costliest U.S. Atlantic hurricane season on record at that time. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

Essex Pig
2014-08-15 09:52:55

The Essex pig, also known simply as the Essex, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United Kingdom. Like other British breeds of pig, it is thought that the ancestor to the Essex was developed by breeding local pigs in area denoted in its name. The original Essex, also known as the Old Essex, was small in size and black and white in color. This breed was easy and cheap to keep, so it was highly popular among locals. By the nineteenth century, the Old Essex was improved by...

Gloucestershire Old Spots
2014-08-13 14:19:02

The Gloucestershire old spots or GOS, known by many other names including the Gloucester, old spot, or Gloucester old spot, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in England. This breed is similar to the Cumberland pig both genetically and physically and is related to the Lincolnshire Curley coat. Because pigs were once considered to be animals that should belong to peasants, there were no pedigree records until 1885. This breed was the first spotted pig breed to hold a pedigree and...

Thoroughbred
2014-08-12 13:54:44

The Thoroughbred is a breed of horse that was developed in England during the reigns of King Charles II, King William III, Queen Anne, and King George I. The foundation stallions of the breed, two Arabians and one unknown breed, were imported in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, and although nearly 160 Oriental stallions were used in its development, these three horses were the most prominent. These were bred to native mares from various breed, including the Irish Hobby,...

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