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2014-07-15 04:21:34

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research report: Personality & Profit - Londoners haggle more than anyone else in the UK - Women are less likely to go on payday spending sprees - Men are more likely to consider ethics when shopping These are some of the findings from a new survey by marketing agency RAPP, which has been tracking the shopping and spending habits of UK consumers in Austerity since 2010. July 14th 2014:...

2014-07-15 04:20:31

CAMBRIDGE, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVEVA and ETAP's collaboration provides the first single round-tripping environment for complete data validation including 3D visualisation AVEVA and ETAP have signed a partnership agreement under which both companies will jointly develop a software interface between AVEVA Electrical and ETAP's enterprise solution for electrical power systems. The new interface will provide for the first time...

2014-07-15 00:20:09

SHEFFIELD, England and RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson has signed a 10-year agreement valued at more than $1 billion with United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) to supply engine and system components for UTC Propulsion & Aerospace Systems' businesses Pratt & Whitney and UTC Aerospace Systems. As UTC ramps up production of its commercial and military aircraft systems and engines, Firth Rixson will provide valuable parts for UTC's...

2014-07-14 23:08:56

Fellows and Associates, a leading recruitment firm of Intellectual Property professionals, is gearing up to celebrate their 5th year in business next month. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 August will mark the anniversary of Intellectual Property recruitment and management consultancy, Fellows and Associates; a firm who has enjoyed significant success in placing patent attorneys, trade mark attorneys and other IP professionals in private practice and corporate positions both...

2014-07-14 16:20:22

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A major new program has been awarded to Aircelle (Safran), with the company's selection to supply nacelles for Airbus' latest A330 version - the A330neo (new engine option) jetliner. These nacelles are to equip the A330neo's two large Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofan powerplants, and will use Aircelle's experience gained in developing and supplying nacelles for the Airbus A380 jetliner's high-thrust engines - which are...

2014-07-14 12:29:25

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Web Services provider ResellerClub [http://www.resellerclub.com/products/shared-hosting-linux ], are now offering their Shared Hosting & Reseller Hosting products on Servers in Hong Kong and Turkey. With the addition of these two server locations, ResellerClub now services 5 locations all over the world - US, UK, India, Hong Kong & Turkey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130522/614177 ) Over the past...

2014-07-14 08:30:13

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Uses OnApp cloud servers, smart servers and integrated storage to improve resilience and reduce cost for Exchange, CCTV, e-commerce and other dedicated server workloads OnApp [http://onapp.com/?utm_source=brand_awareness&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=brand_awareness ] has announced that VooServers [http://www.vooservers.com ] has launched a new range of public, private and hybrid cloud services to help enterprise customers...

2014-07-14 08:29:33

AYLESBURY, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBP1.2m investment enables customers to evaluate the latest cyber-security protection, forensics and stress-testing solutions Phoenix Datacom Limited has extended the capabilities of its Carrier and Mobile Network Operator cyber lab to provide real-world cyber-security protection solution demonstrations to UK Government and Enterprise network owners. Originally used by Carriers and...

2014-07-14 08:24:47

LONDON and WINDSOR, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Leading digital media business named UK's fastest-growing technology business, thanks to international sales Global Personals Ltd [http://globalpersonals.co.uk ] ranked 5th in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 [http://www.fasttrack.co.uk/fasttrack/leagues/int200programme.html ]. The league table, published yesterday, recognises Britain's mid-market companies with the fastest growing international...

2014-07-14 08:20:28

Commitment for 30 737 MAX 8s marks fleet transition for U.K.-based carrier to Boeing airplanes FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Monarch Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working towards a Purchase Agreement for 30 737 MAX 8s, marking the start of a fleet transition for Monarch to Boeing single-aisle airplanes. The order, valued at $3.1 billion at current list prices, will be posted to the Boeing...


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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