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Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

New Apps to Download Facebook posts and Twitter tweets

MaximumSoft Corp. released new apps iSaveFbook and iSaveTweets to download Facebook posts and Twitter tweets. These free apps are run on iOS and Android devices. LONDON, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MaximumSoft Corp. released new apps – iSaveFbook and iSaveTweets. They … Read the full press release

Anas Ghazi has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer WPP’s Data Alliance

Anas Ghazi appointed to new role in WPP data horizontality team NEW YORK, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — WPP’s Data Alliance, a unit that supports the Group’s data business by enhancing access to data and forging internal and external partnerships, today … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial N.V. settled its EUR 500 million offering in principal amount of 1.375% notes due May 2022

LONDON, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) settled its offering of Euro 500,000,000 in principal amount of 1.375% notes due May 2022, with an issue price of 99.335% of the principal amount, which was … Read the full press release

Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy form joint venture company

A joint venture agreement forms the framework for further analysis of the possibility of a REnescience plant in the Netherlands. FREDERICIA, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch company Cure Afvalbeheer and DONG Energy have just signed a joint venture agreement. With … Read the full press release

IVECO BUS to supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan

IVECO BUS has completed the first delivery in a contract for the supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan. This order follows the 2014 appointment of IVECO BUS as Official Supplier for Expo … Read the full press release

Study: brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — “Weight … Read the full press release

University of Cambridge: singularities could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space

Researchers have shown how singularities – which are normally only found at the centre of black holes and hidden from view – could exist in highly curved three-dimensional space. CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The researchers, from the University of Cambridge, have … Read the full press release

EU-UK relationship report: striking degree of consensus that full Single Market access should be retained

Researchers engaged with people across the East of England and found anxiety and resentment, as well as a broad consensus that the UK should remain in the single market.  CAMBRIDGE, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new report on public attitudes to the … Read the full press release

LOC Group to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project

LOC Korea will provide MWS services for the test phase of the Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project, being built by Korea Offshore Wind Power SEOUL, South Korea, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group has been retained … Read the full press release

Peter Behrendt appointed Managing Director BMT Design & Technology (BMT)

Teddington, UK, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the appointment of Peter Behrendt as Managing Director. Previously Head of the Ports and Terminals business unit within … Read the full press release

EY, Microsoft to help clients with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

New privacy model applies to all businesses offering goods or services to EU LONDON, 24-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EY announced today that it is collaborating with Microsoft on a broad approach to help address many of the challenges clients are facing … Read the full press release

EY European attractiveness survey: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Europe record high in 2016

  5,845 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects into Europe in 2016 mark a 15% year-on-year increase UK, Germany and France attract just over half (51%) of Europe’s FDI in 2016 56% of global investors say Europe will regain steady growth … Read the full press release

Four major private jet manufacturers select Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX as linefit option

Advanced global, high-speed inflight broadband service for business jets is now offered by Bombardier, Dassault, Embraer and Gulfstream to customers worldwide LONDON, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today announced a significant milestone for its Jet ConneX inflight broadband service, with four … Read the full press release

Co-op Funeralcare: worrying gap in end of life planning across Devon

MANCHESTER, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Figures published by Co-op Funeralcare reveal a worrying gap in end of life planning across Devon, with as many as 91% of adults in the region yet to create a funeral plan and almost a quarter … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Textiles course students to display their work at Fashanne 2017

Final-year students on Loughborough’s Textiles course are preparing to join universities from across the Midlands to display their work at Fashanne 2017. Leicestershire, UK, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded by BBC presenter Anne Davies, Fashanne is a fashion award ceremony for … Read the full press release

Andrew MacGeoch appointed Head of Asia Real Estate, Hospitality and Leisure at Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP)

LONDON, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm, Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has today (22 May 2017) announced the appointment of Partner Andrew MacGeoch as  Head of Asia Real Estate, Hospitality and Leisure. Andrew, a Partner since 1999 and currently Asia … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner advised Streamwire on its purchase of market rival EACS

LONDON, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (“BLP”) has advised award-winning managed services provider Streamwire (“Streamwire”) on its purchase of market rival EACS, and subsequent formation of a larger company, trading as EACS. The combined company will … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: Workshop to debate the ways in which readers, publishers, archivists, and curators engage with the computer screen

Leicestershire, UK, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 31 May, Loughborough’s School of Arts, English and Drama will host an event examining the significance of the screen in relation to arts and literature. Organised by the DH@Lboro research group, the … Read the full press release

Two Loughborough University students made the The Tab’s Future 100 list

Leicestershire, UK, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two Loughborough University students have made the Future 100 list compiled by international youth news network, The Tab. The list, described as ‘the top 100 women to watch in 2017’, highlights women at UK universities … Read the full press release

Transactor Global Solutions Limited to increase its employee headcount as demand for its new software surges

WINCHESTER, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Insurance software provider Transactor Global Solutions Limited (TGSL) is looking to increase its employee headcount in response to a surge of orders for its new software, Transactor Version 7. The recruitment will focus on two areas: … Read the full press release

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) advised Panoro Energy ASA on its deal with BW Energy Gabon

LONDON, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Panoro Energy ASA on the sale by its Gabon subsidiary of a 25% working interest in the Dussafu Production Sharing Contract offshore Gabon to BW Energy Gabon … Read the full press release

NTT Communications Corporation expands its Tier-1 Global IP Network with new Point of Presence (PoP) at the Amsterdam Science Park

New PoP is Located at One of Europe’s Largest Hubs for Science Education, Research and Entrepreneurship  LONDON, 22-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, announced today that it … Read the full press release

Glasgow-based charity Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins Local Heroes online competition

Quarriers Mavisbank Respite Centre wins a free DIY makeover Competition received more than 1,600 votes from the public Makeover to mark launch of new online tradesman service ‘Local Heroes’ in Glasgow WINDSOR, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow-based Quarriers Mavisbank Respite … Read the full press release

Interoute opens new Point of Presence in Marseille, in InterXion MRS2

New PoP adds resiliency for sub-sea traffic joining Interoute’s network with SDN accelerated performance LONDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe’s largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has opened another Point of Presence (PoP) in … Read the full press release

Nationwide Building Society appoints Gunn Waersted to its Board and IT Strategy & Resilience Committee

SWINDON, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nationwide Building Society today announces the appointment of Gunn Waersted, a senior financial services executive with a 35-year career spanning financial services, telecommunications and petrochemicals, to the Society’s Board and its IT Strategy & Resilience … Read the full press release

Logicor signs its largest UK letting to date

LONDON, 18-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Logicor has secured a deal with XPO Logistics (XPO) to take a new long-term lease on 645,000 sqft (59,920 sqm) at Bonehill Road, Tamworth B73HJ, its largest UK letting to date. The site previously housed a … Read the full press release

New study: operating ethically in a corrupt environment can be an opportunity for businesses to build a unique reputation

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ethical business practice can flourish even in countries with widespread corporate corruption problems, research shows. Investors and the public are more willing to support and pay for ethical goods and business trading in places where it … Read the full press release

New study: for most employees the ideal leader actually looks exactly like them

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Forget sharp suits and shoulder pads – for most employees the ideal leader actually looks exactly like them, not the designer-clad employer often portrayed in TV or films, according to a new study. Academics from the … Read the full press release

University of Exeter, Peruvian officials to develop new protection law for River dolphins and Amazonian manatees in Peru

DEVON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — River dolphins and Amazonian manatees in Peru will benefit from new protection thanks to a plan developed with help from the University of Exeter. Researchers from the University’s Penryn Campus in Cornwall worked with Peruvian officials … Read the full press release

Anglo American: De Beers’ rough diamond value in the fourth sales cycle of 2017 was $520 million

LONDON, 17-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Anglo American plc announces the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for De Beers’ fourth sales cycle of 2017, amounting to $520 million. Bruce Cleaver, CEO of De Beers, said: “We … Read the full press release