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2014-04-08 12:31:16

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- David Grainger, Senior Medical Device Specialist at MHRA has just confirmed his attendance as a speaker at the Healthcare Apps Summit taking place from 28th -30th April in London, UK. http://www.healthcareappseurope.com/news Following the latest UK Regulatory Guidance on Healthcare Apps and Medical Devices, Grainger will share first-hand insights on understanding the latest changes in regulation, their implications on medical...

2014-04-08 12:31:14

Imperial, Kings & UCL join forces with Oxford & Cambridge to build world's most powerful life sciences cluster LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson today (Tuesday, April 8) launched a major new initiative backed by some of the UK's senior academics and business people that will transform the London-Oxford-Cambridge life sciences sector into a world beating power-cluster. (Photo:...

2014-04-08 12:27:27

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Defence and Security Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI's United Kingdom Defence and Security report for Q114 examines all facets of the country's defencecommunity, including its armed forces, defence industry, security threats, strategic aspirations and defencebudget. The UK government is currently involved in performing significant cuts to the country's...

2014-04-08 12:27:08

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United Kingdom Infrastructure Report Q1 2014Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View:This quarter we have once again revised our construction industry growth forecast upwards inlight of growing activity and confidence in the residential sector and a number of mega-projects that are inmotion. The government's 'Help to Buy' scheme is pushing developers to start building, although we cautionthe...

2014-04-08 12:26:55

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Packaging Industry in the United KingdomStiffer recycling targets hit the UK in 2012, and manufacturers are responding to the new targets in different ways. Some companies look forward to the challenge and want to contribute to green efforts for packaging materials. Other companies deem the recycling targets as unrealistic and impossible to achieve, considering the chain of people that need to...

2014-04-08 12:20:47

MARSEILLE, France, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 10th Routes Europe heads to Scotland marking the first time the event has been held in the UK A successful Routes Europe event came to a close today in Marseille, which has seen a record number of delegates descend on the city to discuss the future of Europe's air traffic, making this year's event the largest regional route development event ever. The event was officially handed over to Aberdeen City...

2014-04-08 08:27:35

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three consecutive U.K. Music Week charting Dance Singles, NOAH hits the Billboard Dance Charts with "Keep On Movin'" and signs a Worldwide Licensing and Co-Publishing Agreement with Italian Record Label, EGO Music Italy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00018-aPhoto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00018-b "Keep On Movin' heralded as an inspirational anthem for change, garnered international tastemaker...

2014-04-08 08:27:33

NOTTINGHAM, England, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, sportsdirect.com have launched their very own selfie competition to get fans involved and excited about the upcoming tournament. The competition gives two lucky winners the chance to win a GBP200 voucher to spend at sportsdirect.com. Following the pre release of the new England shirt early last week, there were mixed reactions regarding the price of the new kit....

2014-04-08 08:24:17

Natural Gas Prices Declined Again in U.K. and Continental Europe on Mild Weather LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe recorded a fifth consecutive monthly decline in March as surging German solar and wind output helped chase prices lower in neighboring countries, according to data just released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider. The Platts Continental Power Index* (CONTI) fell 8.4%...

2014-04-08 04:23:09

CHENNAI, India, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plintron, the World's largest multi-country, cloud based telecom infrastructure for MNO, MVNO and Enterprises, today announced its completion of 4G technology for Lycamobile, the largest global provider of low-cost international mobile calls. This completion marks Plintron's commitment to constantly advance Technology solutions in the connected world of mobile communication services. (Logo:...


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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