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2014-10-21 12:34:02

Continuing Gap's trend of like-minded designer collaborations for GapKids and a first foray for the Kate Spade & Company brands into childrenswear NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gap is thrilled to launch kate spade new york and Jack Spade for GapKids, a limited-edition girls' and boys' apparel and accessories collection for Holiday 2014. This marks kate spade new york and Jack Spade's first foray into childrenswear as well as the first time the Kate Spade & Company...

2014-10-21 08:40:09

Strategic Acquisition by BAE Systems will Accelerate Time to Leadership within Commercial Security Market NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverSky, the leading independent provider of cloud-based security software and managed services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by BAE Systems plc. SilverSky will be incorporated into BAE Systems' Applied Intelligence division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130131/NE51633LOGO BAE...

2014-10-21 08:39:57

LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Infocomm Investments seeks to co-invest in high growth, innovation-driven technology startups with plans to expand into the huge and growing Asian markets - London's Tech City chosen as hub for UK and European activities as fund provides the bridge for Singapore-based and London-based tech startups to access each other's markets - Infocomm Investments makes its first...

2014-10-21 08:25:04

TUALATIN, Ore., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CUI), a platform company dedicated to the acquisition, development, and commercialization of new, innovative products and technologies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Orbital Gas Systems Ltd, through its products division, Orbital Global Solutions (OGS) has been nominated for two awards in the finals of the 2014 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Awards....

2014-10-21 04:23:32

PETERBOROUGH, England, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halcyon Software [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com ], a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, today announced the immediate availability of Password Reset Manager [http://www.halcyonsoftware.com/prm ], a new security solution for users of IBM i running on IBM Power Systems servers. This self-service tool provides users with a quick and easy way to reset their passwords, which will reduce call volumes...

2014-10-21 04:21:20

NOTTINGHAM, England, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Translations, Inc., a biopharmaceutical translations specialist which established a UK base just 3 years ago, is on course for major growth thanks to its commitment to quality and a decision to base itself within the heart of BioCity, Nottingham's scientific hub. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/712482 ) The company manages translation and linguistic validation projects for the...

2014-10-20 23:07:58

Saves 20 weeks on the edit, about two weeks per episode, with Aframe’s Cloud VideoPlatform; delivers series on time, under budget, and ultimately resulting in a better show. Boston and London (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Arrow Media, one of the UK's top independent creative forces, has used Aframe as its cloud video platform for the production of factual series “Ultimate Airport Dubai,” season two. Aframe was used throughout the show’s production to facilitate the production...

2014-10-20 23:05:18

While, like much of the rest of the world, the economy of Great Britain has experienced a slowdown in recent years, experts say the UK is on track to grow steadily in 2015. In support of that growth, Wise Business Plans has announced that the UK is one of several regions where it intends to offer specialized support to business owners in the coming months. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 "According to The Huffington Post, among the strong growth indicators being seen in the UK is an...

2014-10-20 16:27:36

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie Inc. ("AbbVie") and Shire plc ("Shire") have agreed to terminate their proposed merger following the decision by AbbVie's Board to withdraw support for the proposed transaction. The Company's decision was based...

2014-10-20 12:35:09

MANCHESTER, England, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microlab Media, located in Manchester, UK, provides expert web and graphic design services, as well as WordPress maintenance and fixes. The company's strength is in its highly specialized services, providing a level of expertise that few other companies can offer. Available on the web at http://www.microlabmedia.co.uk, Microlab Media can also offer the customer service and attention to detail that is lacking in the web...


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Merino
2014-10-16 11:24:17

The Merino is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Central Spain and Turkey. It is thought that the foundation stock of this breed was introduced into the area by a tribe of Berbers during the twelfth century. During the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, breeders from Spain introduced breeds from England, developing the Merino sheep strains that would shape the breed of today. These sheep comprised three strains known as the Negretti, the Paula, and the Royal Escurial flocks....

2014-10-16 10:41:37

The Jacob sheep, also known as the piebald sheep, is a breed of domestic sheep that developed without large amounts of human intervention, making it an heirloom or unimproved breed. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known to have descended from some type of Old World sheep. Piebald or spotted sheep have been documented throughout history in many areas including the Mediterranean and the Far East. One account of this breed, possibly the oldest, includes the story of the Biblical figure...

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...

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