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2014-04-11 08:23:55

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precise, the UK's leading media intelligence provider, today announces the launch of MP+ Connect, which enables subscribers to more effectively target and track media contacts. The service is accessed through MediaPlatform+, the company's monitoring and analytics platform. By linking detailed contact profiles with a live feed of the content they have authored or shared, across mainstream news as well as social media including...

2014-04-11 04:20:15

BRUSSELS, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for the U.K. increased 0.4 percent in February, after increasing 0.6 percent in January and remaining unchanged in December. Five of the seven components made positive contributions to the index this month. The index now stands at 109.9 (2004=100). "The U.K. LEI continued to increase in February, with most components contributing positively," said Bert Colijn, Senior Economist at The...

2014-04-10 23:22:22

1.2 million daily active users: Dating app now has the same usability frequency as social networks. Successful international expansion: France, United States, England and Austria each with more than half a million users. Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 10 million users worldwide and 39,000 more each day – a feat that is making LOVOO an international high flyer. 1.2 million people use the app’s flirt radar daily, spending an average of 15 minutes a day flirting, chatting and...

2014-04-10 13:40:50

In the UK paracetamol toxicity is the most common cause of ALF and has a high mortality rate. It is estimated that 150 to 200 deaths and 15 to 20 LTs occur as a result of poisoning each year in England and Wales. LT is the definitive treatment for ALF patients who meet the criteria for transplantation but the current means of selection for LT (the King's College Criteria) are not ideal and do not assess changes in prognostic measures over time or quantify the mortality risk for individual...

2014-04-10 12:22:02

New plan designed to offer a competitive fixed rate to save money and offer peace of mind for heating and cooling systems just in time for summer HARRISBURG, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers in Pennsylvania who sign up for new residential electric service with Direct Energy can get an added bonus. They can receive a free, six month trial of Direct Energy's "Heating and Cooling Repair Essential Plan." Here's how it works:...

2014-04-10 12:21:22

BALTIMORE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joel Oppenheimer has been named a senior vice president of STV. Oppenheimer is the firm's Baltimore office manager and head of STV's Transportation & Infrastructure practice in Maryland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DC02811 Oppenheimer has more than 30 years of experience in transportation planning and engineering design. He joined STV as a vice president in 2005 and is currently serving as the deputy program...

2014-04-10 11:20:32

Foreign species that are devastating water ecosystems could be "hitchhiking" around Britain on canoeists' and anglers' kit, according to a new study. Invaders like the killer shrimp, zebra mussel and American signal crayfish have already caused extensive environmental damage and millions of pounds of economic costs. The new research, led by the University of Leeds and the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), found that the cleaning habits of anglers and...

2014-04-10 08:34:04

Network-based service to enable financial services firms to meet Dodd-Frank and MiFID mobile recording regulations JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of specialized communications and compliance-based solutions for the financial trading community and T-Ware Connect, the North American arm of global call compliance leader TeleWare Group, announced the immediate availability of an in-network based recording service for mobile...

2014-04-10 08:26:06

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Water Report Q1 2014 Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View:There a number of key differences between the water sectors of the nations within the UK.Those of Scotland and Northern Ireland are managed by one company, owned by their government. This isbeneficial for the customers as tariffs are kept low, especially in Northern Ireland where water usage iscompletely subsidised...

2014-04-10 08:20:11

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9d5g7j/supplying_jaguar) has announced the addition of the "Supplying Jaguar Land Rover" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9d5g7j/supplying_jaguar ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report takes a look at Jaguar Land Rover's recent model performance and its plans for global...


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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