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2014-07-11 08:20:24

LONDON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Show organisers report 75% of visitors to Safety & Health Expo 2014 were a brand new audience delivered by the move to London, plus a 10% increase in senior management attending exhibition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-b ) (Photo:...

2014-07-10 23:08:31

Storm Interface are pleased to announce the latest addition the famous StrikeMaster range of access control keypads - the new, illuminated DR2i. Like the original StrikeMaster series, the new illuminated version is rated to IP65 and is designed for outdoor, unattended and exposed installations. London, England (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 For more than 21 years, the StrikeMaster range of access control keypads has set the standard for outdoor rated code entry products. Now, as demand for rugged...

2014-07-10 23:06:08

Cloud-Based Platform Enables Architects to Securely Review, Store and Share Knowledge with AEC Supply Chain Collaborators Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., a provider of intuitive, powerful and practical 2D/3D and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software solutions, and Asite™, a software developer of cloud-based collaboration tools, have established a partnership that promotes the automation of workflows throughout a building’s lifecycle. Users of...

2014-07-10 23:01:49

Widespread presence of Microplastics in the oceans pose potential physical and toxicological risks. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms. This is the view of two of the world’s most eminent authorities on the subject, Professor Kara Lavender Law, of Sea Education Association...

2014-07-10 12:34:40

Camro data center campus, developed by Lasercharm, announced first stage of development LAS VEGAS and LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lasercharm has acquired, and received planning approval for an approximately 700,000 sq ft data center development near Cambridge, UK. The 40 acre site, known as Camro Data Center Park, is just north of Cambridge, the UK's hub for high-tech business known as "Silicon Fen." The site features its own energy center, open access diverse fiber routes...

2014-07-10 12:30:41

WINDSOR, England, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Tau Pharma Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Sigma-Tau Rare Disease), today announced the submission of an application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for use of its pegylatedL-asparaginase, Oncaspar(R) (pegaspargase) for the treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL) as part of a multi-agent chemotherapeutic regimen. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/696813 ) The submission is...

2014-07-10 12:28:31

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Animal Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019 Markethttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2224663/Animal-Healthcare-Market---Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2014---2019-Market.htmlThis report is a study of the animal healthcare market, its present and forecast positions. It discusses factors affecting...

2014-07-10 12:25:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScentAir, the global leader in scent marketing, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Escential Limited, a leading supplier of bespoke scent marketing solutions in the UK and Ireland. Headquartered in London near Heathrow, Escential Limited was founded in 2008 in the early stages of today's booming scent marketing industry. ScentAir has acquired the entire company and intends to build on Escential's commercial success as a center of...

2014-07-10 12:20:40

SEVENOAKS, England, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Windscreens scooped not one, but two coveted titles at the 20th annual prestigious British Insurance Awards [http://www.insuranceawards.com ] last night (9 July), held at the Royal Albert Hall. Its focus on total customer satisfaction and service excellence resulted in the automotive glazing company taking home both the Customer Care Award and Service Supplier of the Year accolades. The awards, which showcase top...

2014-07-10 09:55:38

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking prevalence is 50 percent higher in this group; more effort needed to help them quit, say researchers People with mental health issues who smoke cost the UK economy nearly £2.5 billion a year, reveals research published online in Tobacco Control. The total costs are more or less equally divided among losses sustained from premature death, lost productivity, and healthcare costs to treat smoking related diseases in this group. As the prevalence...


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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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