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2014-04-07 23:25:52

Second Installment in Original Video Series “Pot Goes Public” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 FORA.tv Studios, producers of original, compelling video programs, today announced the debut of the video “Breaking the Drug Taboo,” featuring an interview with Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, on the current state of the war on drugs and the business case for legalizing marijuana. The video is the second installment in the FORA.tv Studios original video series...

2014-04-07 23:22:43

Appointment of industry veteran, based in London, UK, reflects expansion of business outside North America and clear strategy to accelerate growth. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 ClearStar, a leading technology and service provider to the background check industry, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Luke Battah, a veteran of the screening and background check industry, as Senior Vice President & General Manager of International Business based in the company’s office...

2014-04-07 23:22:41

Leading consumer law firm to optimize operations and drive aggressive growth across more than 80 offices throughout Australia and the UK ATLANTA, Ga.; LONDON; SYDNEY (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Aderant, the world’s largest independent legal software company, announced today that the global firm Slater & Gordon will deploy the Aderant Expert practice and financial management system across all offices worldwide. With the move to Aderant Expert, the firm will have the robust business...

2014-04-07 12:29:20

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Steam Turbines in Thermal Power, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020Steam Turbines in Thermal Power, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020SummaryGlobalData's "Steam Turbines in Thermal Power, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Average Pricing, Equipment Market Share to 2020" gives detailed information on...

2014-04-07 08:36:27

LONDON, NEW YORK and SYDNEY, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GCAP), a global provider of online trading services, today announced the acquisition of Galvan Research, the UK's leading Contract For Difference (CFD) advisory business. Founded in 2004 by Andrew Gibson, Jonathan Pinkney and James Pinkney, Galvan Research provides individual investors with professional advice and trading recommendations across a wide range of...

2014-04-07 04:22:19

ABINGDON, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's 'Financial cyber threats in 2013' [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792330/Financial_cyber_threats_in_2013_Part_1_phishing ] study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organisations. In 2013, 31.45 per cent of phishing attacks were trading...

2014-04-07 04:22:16

ABINGDON, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map [http://cybermap.kaspersky.com ] that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of threats displayed include malicious objects detected during on-access and on-demand scans, email and web antivirus detections, as well as objects identified by vulnerability and intrusion detection sub-systems. In today's world of cyberthreats,...

2014-04-06 23:01:49

The Uniforms Tax Claim website has reached a milestone figure in terms of successful uniform tax rebate claims processed via their online service. (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 The Uniforms Tax Claim website has reached a milestone figure in terms of successful uniform tax rebate claims processed via their online service. The Uniform Tax Claim website is pleased to announce that is has reached a milestone in assisting UK workers receive income tax rebates based on their work wear and uniform...

2014-04-04 23:42:46

US wind turbine manufacturer Argosy Wind Power moved its global headquarters, production, and manufacturing facility to a larger Aurora, Ohio location. Growing demands for their permanent magnet wind turbines for government FIT tariffs in the UK, Asia, Europe and South America required upgraded an upgraded facility to handle higher production demand and ease logistical concerns. Aurora, OH (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Argosy Wind Power’s world headquarters has moved its Global Headquarters to...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...


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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