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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...

2014-09-03 16:29:39

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of the collaboration agreements with Calico Life Sciences LLC (Calico) and Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc (Infinity), AbbVie is amending its earnings guidance on a GAAP basis for the year ending...

2014-09-03 16:27:35

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Clooney has identified his next project to direct: an adaptation of the book Hack Attack, journalist Nick Davies' account of the British phone hacking scandal surrounding Rupert Murdoch's news empire. The adaptation will be produced by George Clooney and Grant Heslov through their Smokehouse banner for Sony Pictures Entertainment. Commenting on the announcement, Michael De Luca, president of Production for Columbia Pictures,...

2014-09-03 12:36:47

BRADFORD, England, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita plc announces that it has acquired Eclipse Hardware Ltd (known as Eclipse Legal Systems) for an undisclosed sum. Eclipse provides case management software [http://www.eclipselegal.co.uk/proclaim-software/proclaim-case-management-software/?utm_source=PR%2BCapita&utm_medium=PR%2BCapita&utm_campaign=PR%2BCapita ] and services to over 20,000 legal professionals in law firms, Alternative Business Structures,...

2014-09-03 12:32:02

Oxford's Isis Innovation and Canada's Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) partner to develop superior imaging technology LONDON, ON and OXFORD, UK, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Isis Innovation, the technology transfer arm at the University of Oxford in the UK and the Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) have announced a partnership to jointly develop and test a new enhanced ultrasound imaging technology. The principle inventor of the Oxford...

2014-09-03 12:23:22

DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB: BECC) is in the social media spotlight today following an article appearing in The Guardian, one of the UK's most prominent and respected newspapers. On September 3, 2014, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), the UK's independent regulator for advertising across all media, released an adjudication on Breitling Energy Corporation, upholding 6 contentious points from a February 2014 ad published in the...

2014-09-03 12:22:08

- Normalised profit from operations up 23% to USD 477.1 million JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Limited Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, today presented the Group's annual financial results for the year ended 30 June 2014. Discovery posted normalised profit from operations of USD 477.1 million, a 23% increase from the previous year - a figure driven strongly by new business growth of 15% to USD 1 169.3 million....


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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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