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2014-10-07 23:10:21

Term life policy from Clements will offer customers unparalleled protection, competitive pricing and complete global portability London, U.K. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Clements Worldwide, the leading provider of international insurance solutions, today announced that it will begin offering its industry-leading term life insurance product to customers in the UK. Clements’ guaranteed-issue term life product is a fully comprehensive international life insurance solution, designed to offer...

2014-10-07 23:05:11

Betify is a mobile app which lets individuals share competitions with friends through self-devised challenges and wagers, and redeem rewards if their challenge becomes popular. 40% of population surveyed admitted to challenging their friends at least once a month. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 Startup Betify announces its launch at http://www.getbetify.com, aiming to cultivate the first mobile culture of challenges and rewards. Founded by a former Formula 1 strategy...

2014-10-07 23:04:13

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting, kicking off plans to expand into the UK Market. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, debuted its KneeAlign® technology today in the United Kingdom at the London Knee Meeting. KneeAlign provides both tibial and femoral navigation in a simple,...

2014-10-07 16:25:03

LONDON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summary'Mobile Data Pricing: Innovative Practices to Drive Adoption and Traffic,' a new Research Report by Pyramid Research, provides a strategic analysis of the mobile data opportunity across different regions through 2018, and keys to developing the mobile data business. The report includes an in-depth assessment of mobile service provider pricing plans worldwide, identifying effective data plans and best practices to grow mobile data usage and...

2014-10-07 16:24:35

NOTTINGHAM, England, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The quest for Euro 2016 qualification is well underway with the second and third games of each qualification group due to be played over the coming two weeks. Sports Direct assesses the chances of the United Kingdom's nations in the group stages, during October 2014's international break. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/567209 ) England made a good start to the campaign with a 2-0 win over...

2014-10-07 04:22:07

CAMBRIDGE, England, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acacia Pharma announces positive Phase 3 results with APD421 for the management of post-operative nausea & vomiting (PONV). The data generated demonstrated a statistically significant reduction in the incidence of PONV with APD421 compared to placebo in adult surgical patients at moderate to high risk of suffering PONV (PONV is defined as any episode of emesis or use of antiemetic rescue medication in the first 24 hours...

2014-10-07 04:20:31

CAMBRIDGE, England, October 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Immune System Provides Visibility and Early Threat Detection to Top UK Rail Operator Darktrace today announces that Virgin Trains has deployed Darktrace's mathematics-driven Enterprise Immune System technology to help deliver next-generation cyber intelligence and advanced threat detection. Virgin Trains, part of the Virgin Group, takes protecting its...

2014-10-07 00:21:54

Physicians are becoming less important influencers of purchasing decisions for medical technology CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite ongoing commercial challenges in 2013, the global medtech industry's financial performance held steady at the relatively low levels of growth that have become common in recent years. But even as the industry grapples with these market and regulatory pressures, it faces a potential growing challenge: the threat of commoditization, according to new...

2014-10-06 23:01:54

Comprehensive Updates Delivered for U.S., Canada, Brazil, Hungary and UK; New Service Added for Oracle EBS Payroll Support LAS VEGAS (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Rimini Street, Inc., the leading independent provider of enterprise software support for SAP AG’s Business Suite and BusinessObjects software and Oracle Corporation’s Siebel, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, E-Business Suite, Oracle Database, Oracle Middleware, Hyperion and Oracle Retail software, today announced delivery of its global...

2014-10-06 20:24:44

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognised for their continued contribution to the e-commerce industry, SLI Systems (SLI.NZ) defeated the competition to be crowned the winner of the "Best Product" at the eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2014. The event took place at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square in London as a follow on to the eCommerce Expo, one of the UK's top events dedicated to internet retailing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121127/MM19509LOGO SLI,...


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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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