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2014-09-05 08:20:33

75% of new UK business management software customers choose SaaS option BARNSLEY, England, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) (the "Company" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based management solutions for the auto parts, tire and vertical distribution industries, is pleased to report that its cloud-hosted business management solutions have now been deployed to over 1,000 active distribution and retail users...

2014-09-04 23:11:07

The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is urging diagnosed victims of mesothelioma to call them at 866-714-6466 for information on how to distinguish between the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers, and to read the investigative news article from a very prominent UK newspaper. The Compensation Center believes this might be one of the better news articles about mesothelioma ever, and should be taken seriously by individuals who had heavy exposure to asbestos decades...

2014-09-04 12:27:31

A murder mystery set in French wine country, "The Richebourg Affair" is now available nationwide OXFORDSHIRE, England, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crime Scene Books announces the release of The Richebourg Affair by R.M. Cartmel. The Richebourg Affair is now available in trade paper (ISBN: 978-0992948603, 328 pages, $13.95) and eBook ($6.99) editions. The debut release in R.M. Cartmel's wine mysteries series set in Burgundy, The Richebourg Affair is a seamless and suspenseful tale...

2014-09-04 12:23:19

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electricity, Gas and Water Meters: The European Market Report 2014, Forecasts to 2018 and Long Term Trends to 2050https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2098928/Electricity-Gas-and-Water-Meters-The-European-Market-Report-2014-Forecasts-to-2018-and-Long-Term-Trends-to-2050.html The Combined European Annual Demand for Electricity, Gas and Water Meters Valued at $3.35 Billion in 2014But By 2018,...

2014-09-04 08:23:35

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:OGA Europe Oil and Gas Industry Research Guide (Q1 2014)- Analysis of Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Infrastructure, Investments, Companies and Outlook to 2025https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2056628/OGA-Europe-Oil-and-Gas-Industry-Research-Guide-Q1-2014--Analysis-of-Upstream-Midstream-and-Downstream-Infrastructure-Investments-Companies-and-Outlook-to-2025.html Europe Oil and Gas...

2014-09-04 04:20:22

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With representation from the US, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Estonia, the UK and more, this first of its kind event, Military E-Learning & Smart Devices 2014 is taking place 21st-23rd October in London, UK. With the aim to support you - the pioneers using e-learning, simulation techniques & smart devices, for the training of military personnel, the event will address the question; can the Military utilise...

2014-09-04 04:20:20

CHESTERFIELD, England, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Windscreens, a fast-growing windscreen repair business that is always on the look-out for new recruits, has today launched a new website solely to showcase its UK-wide career opportunities. Experienced and trainee repair and replacement technician vacancies can be applied for through Auto Windscreens Careers (http://www.autowindscreenscareers.co.uk), as well as contact centre advisor and other roles....

2014-09-03 23:12:07

Hyperglance heightens IT insight and cohesive control of modern platforms, thereby assuring greater production roll out success and simplified management. London, England (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Real Status Ltd., a leading-edge provider of integrated IT monitoring and control software, today announced general availability of Hyperglance version 3.3, a software solution to dynamically bring together Public Cloud, Private Cloud, and Software-defined Networking (SDN) data and context...

2014-09-03 23:07:49

The Gartner Security Risk & Management Summit will be held in London, England September 8-9, 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Digital Guardian, the only security solution to protect data from insider and outsider threats with a single endpoint agent, is participating in the Gartner Security Risk & Management Summit in London, England September 8-9, 2014 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. The complete data protection and endpoint...

2014-09-03 16:31:02

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today that two of its electronic cigarette subsidiary companies, Cygnet UK Trading Limited ("Cygnet") and Lorillard Technologies, Inc. d/b/a blu eCigs (collectively "Lorillard"), have filed for an injunction and declarations with the High Court of Justice in London, England to protect their BLU ECIGS(® )trademarks in the United Kingdom (UK) and throughout the rest of Europe. The injunction seeks...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Aylesbury Duck
2014-09-04 13:11:59

The Aylesbury duck is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is known that duck breeds originating from England were rare before the eighteenth century. The common duck, although originating from England, was bred from wild mallards and the most prized members of this breed were white in color, although they only occurred randomly. During the eighteenth century, breeders began focusing on developing a duck that would produce only white...

Silver Appleyard Duck
2014-09-04 09:00:42

The silver Appleyard duck, also known as the Appleyard duck or the large Appleyard, is a breed of domestic duck that was developed in England. It was named after its first breeder, Reginald Appleyard, who developed the breed at the Priory Waterfowl Farm to provide an aesthetically pleasing duck that could also produce large white eggs. Although it was brought to the United States in the 1960’s, it was not available to public breeders until 1984 and would not be officially accepted into the...

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Large Black
2014-08-28 08:46:32

The large black, also known as the Cornwall black or the Devon black, is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Great Britain. The breed was a result of crossing black colored pigs from the southwestern areas of Cornwall and Devon and the eastern areas of Suffolk, Kent, and Essex. The pigs taken from Devon were chosen for their physical traits, but selective breeding changed their constitution and confirmation, giving them a standard size and appearance. This breed grew in popularity...

Cumberland Pig
2014-08-15 11:16:52

The Cumberland pig is a breed of domestic pig that was developed in Northern areas of England. It was once used for the meat industry, specifically for use in local delicacies like Cumberland ham or sausage, but it went extinct in 1960 after leaner meat became popular. It is thought that the breed was developed the course of a few hundred years in Westmorland and Cumberland. It was a close relative of the Old Yorkshire pig and had a heavy build that helped it withstand the harsh weather in...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'