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2014-11-10 08:38:54

NetSuite Study Reveals UK Businesses Need to Respond Faster to New Disruptive Competitors, Digitalisation, New Business Models and Productisation/Servitisation to Remain Viable LONDON, Nov.

2014-11-09 23:00:50

Recently, Yunx.co.uk, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer, has happily released its new collection of wonderful prom dresses, most of which are available at discounted rates.

2014-11-08 04:21:24

DALLAS, November 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports.com adds Opioids Market Overview to 2023 - Opioids in Western Europe research report to its store.

2014-11-07 23:04:03

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions will highlight the compelling case for the use of breakthrough PEEK-OPTIMA HA Enhanced polymer in spinal interbody fusion procedures San

2014-11-07 16:22:23

MUSIC BY SIX-TIME OSCAR NOMINEE, GRAMMY AND GOLDEN GLOBE WINNER ALEXANDRE DESPLAT NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-07 12:28:57

LONDON, November 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years the connectivity specialist Fluidata has created a number of innovative and ground-breaking solutions for

2014-11-07 08:22:54

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Howco Group announced that it has completed the acquisition of Manchester, England based CTL Engineering Ltd.

2014-11-07 04:22:28

LONDON, November 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM's Interop London (http://www.interop.co.uk) has been named as the flagship event of London Technology Week in June 2015.

2014-11-06 16:29:58

Revenue Increases 11% to $552.9 Million Basic Net Income per Share is $0.15 Compared to $0.00 in Prior Year Quarter Television Production Revenue Grows 141%

2014-11-06 12:30:42

Global club count set to increase 25 percent with UK deal and Snap Fitness India expansion MINNEAPOLIS, Nov.


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

Romney Sheep
2014-11-03 12:24:43

The Romney sheep, also known as the Romney marsh sheep or the Kent, is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England and was recognized as an official breed by 1800. The breed at this time was an improved breed that had been developed from medieval longwool breeds and crossbred with Bakewell’s English Leicester. This breed was first exported in 1853, when twenty individuals were sent to New Zealand, and by the 1990’s the breed comprised over half of New Zealand’s sheep...

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...

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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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