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2014-10-02 08:28:39

YORK, United Kingdom, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelsius, a DGP company, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of temperature-controlled packaging solutions, based in York, UK has launched an innovative new certification process, which will help increase profit and reduce operational costs within the pharmaceutical industry. The Intelsius Qualified Partner (IQP) accreditation addresses the issues of asset management and quality, which concern some shippers regarding...

2014-10-02 08:23:24

CRESSKILL, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to many client requests, IT Strategies Group, the creators of OilClaim Calculator, went to dozens of finance companies and found only one that carved out a special BP Claim Cash Out program. RD Legal Funding can purchase an entire claim portfolio as long as the claims are filed through an attorney portal. They have already helped many clients involved with BP claims and have the knowledge and experience to get you into money and get...

2014-10-02 04:22:41

Crown Commercial Services awards Spinnaker Support a Place on Enterprise Application Support Services Agreement for SAP, JD Edwards, and Siebel Software Maintenance HIGH WYCOMBE, England, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Support, a global market leader for SAP, JD Edwards, Siebel, and Oracle Database software maintenance, managed services, and consulting services, today announced that Crown Commercial Services (CCS) has awarded them a place on the Enterprise Application Support...

2014-10-01 23:13:02

Lara Bloom to Serve on EDNF Board of Directors as International Liaison to Advance EDNF’s Global Reach McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) is proud to welcome Lara Bloom, COO, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK (EDS UK), to its Board of Directors as an International Liaison. Bloom will form the link between EDNF activities in North America and the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) medical and patient community in the United Kingdom. Bloom was voted onto...

2014-10-01 20:25:35

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Younique, a cosmetics direct sales company dedicated to uplifting, empowering and validating women everywhere, opened its virtual doors today (October 1, 2014) to the United Kingdom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141001/149871 Within 26 minutes of the market opening, 999 Presenters had joined the Younique Family in the UK, solidifying the prestigious Triple Digits Club for that market. By contrast, it took the now uber-successful...

2014-10-01 20:22:16

LONDON, Oct.1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Injectables occupy a considerable prominence in UK irrespective of diminishing growth in the pharmaceutical market for 2-3 years. The advancements in technology up-gradation and investments have provided immense growth opportunities for injectables to emerge in the UK's pharmaceutical industry in recent years. According to RNCOS' research report, "UK Injectables Market Outlook to 2017", the market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of approximately...

2014-10-01 16:27:14

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH) today confirmed it is engaged in potential partnership negotiations for blisibimod for both lupus and IgA nephropathy in territories outside the United States. Anthera does not intend to communicate further regarding these discussions unless and until a definitive agreement is executed. There can be no assurance that such a definitive agreement will be executed relating to any proposed...

2014-10-01 12:38:03

LANGLEY, U.K., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport Worldwide Limited ("Travelport") announced today the appointment to its Board of Directors of Elizabeth Buse, former Executive Vice President of Visa Inc. and currently Co-CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Monitise PLC; Michael Durham, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Group Holdings and currently a member of the Board of Directors of Hertz Global Holdings; and Douglas Hacker, former Executive Vice...

2014-10-01 08:40:57

Manufacturer of world's only True Colour, paper-based 3D printers adds two key new positions to propel continued extraordinary growth DUNLEER, Ireland, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mcor Technologies Ltd, manufacturer of the only line of desktop paper-based 3D printers today announced the appointment of Eoin Grindley as the company's Chief Financial Officer and the promotion of Bryan Ferrand to Vice President of Global Sales and Services. Fueled by staggering growth, both are new positions...

2014-10-01 08:30:19

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Materials technology company Lucideon has revealed ambitious plans to increase its presence in the US and create 100 new jobs on both sides of the Atlantic. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/709071 ) The global company, which has its headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, England, is opening up a new facility in North Carolina to tap into the region's acclaimed expertise in materials science,...


Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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