Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

Amey recognised for its ‘exceptional safety performance’ by National Grid

OXFORD, 19-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading service provider Amey, is proud to announce that they have been recognised for their ‘exceptional safety performance’. Amey received the award in relation to a substation refurbishment project they are carrying out on behalf … Read the full press release

Leonardo: Magpas Air Ambulance selects AW169 as its new generation helicopter

• Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) will customise and operate an AW169 on behalf of Magpas Air Ambulance starting from spring 2019    • This will be the ninth UK-based AW169 for air ambulance operations confirming it as the market leader … Read the full press release

Leonardo teams up with L3 Technologies and Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems to offer a complete Anti-Submarine Warfare acoustic system

Leonardo has formed separate partnerships with L3 Technologies, relating to the company’s advanced low-frequency HELRAS dipping sonar technology and next generation mid-frequency, lightweight Firefly dipping sonars, and with Ultra Electronics Command & Sonar Systems, for its advanced sonobuoy sensors ​The … Read the full press release

Equistone to sell majority stake in PC gaming, eSports and tech products supplier, Caseking, to Gilde Buy Out Partners

LONDON, 18-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, have agreed to sell a majority stake in Caseking (“the company”), one of the leading European suppliers of PC gaming, … Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways installs Safran’s Cassiopée AGS system fleet-wide to improve flight safety

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With Cassiopée AGS (Analysis Ground Station), now installed fleet-wide, All Nippon Airways is the first airline in the world to have connected its Safran flight data management systems to a cloud, rather than servers, … Read the full press release

Vistara Airlines and CFM International sign Letter of Intent for the purchase of additional 26 LEAP-1A engines

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhi-based Vistara Airlines and CFM International today signed a Letter of Intent for the purchase of 26 LEAP-1A engines to power 13 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft announced July 11 that are part of the airlines … Read the full press release

Yunnan Hongtu Airlines to power three Airbus A320ceo aircrafts with CFM56-5B engines

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Yunnan Hongtu Airlines and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of CFM56-5B engines to power three Airbus A320ceo aircraft. In addition, the airline signed a 12-year Rate Per Flight Hour Agreement (RPFH) … Read the full press release

Lanzamiento de un nuevo sitio web de comparación financiera

Se lanzó un nuevo sitio web de comparación financiera, que ofrece a los usuarios un medio rápido y sencillo para comparar productos y servicios financieros en Internet BARCELONA, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Raters es un nuevo sitio web de … Read the full press release

ABP announces construction of a new £15 million multi-storey vehicle terminal at the Port of Southampton

LONDON, 17-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Construction of a new vehicle terminal has been announced at the Port of Southampton, as the latest phase a £50 million investment by ABP. The new £15 million multi-storey facility will be built in the Eastern … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce becomes Bruce Power’s digital partner

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a move that supports Bruce Power’s vision of providing reliable electricity to Ontario until 2064, Rolls-Royce has signed a memorandum of understanding to be Bruce Power’s digital partner. This new agreement expands the two companies’ … Read the full press release

BP Ventures invests £1.5 million in Voltaware

Investment will support digital energy monitoring and management LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP Ventures, in support of BP Alternative Energy’s strategy in low-carbon power, storage and digital energy, has invested £1.5 million in Voltaware, whose innovative energy monitor offers … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband delivers resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity for first-ever trans-Atlantic flight of a Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Remotely Piloted Aircraft

LONDON, 13-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat Government today announced it has successfully supported General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) in the trans-Atlantic flight test with Inmarsat’s L-band service, SwiftBroadband, delivering resilient, seamless, redundant connectivity throughout the duration of the journey. The … Read the full press release

Volkswagen: the 200,000th ‘R’ model handed over to Keith Williamson in Cambridgeshire, UK

200,000th model is a Golf R* Delivery to Cambridgeshire, UK Volkswagen R model series began with Golf R32 in 2002 WOLFSBURG, 09-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen R has handed over the jubilee car to a UK customer. Volkswagen R stands for performance, … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group appoints Dan Makoski to the newly created role of Chief Design Officer

Silicon Valley Executive Dan Makoski joins the team. LONDON, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group has appointed Dan Makoski to the newly created role of Chief Design Officer focusing on human-centered design, as the bank’s strategy of transforming for success … Read the full press release

Tokio Marine Kiln establishes US$100m intellectual property (IP) facility with leading global broker Aon

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tokio Marine Kiln (TMK) has established a US$100m intellectual property (IP) facility with leading global broker Aon and several other Lloyd’s syndicates. The facility will be led by TMK and is one of the first for … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to provide world-leading maths education with new specialist maths school

LIVERPOOL, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University has received approval from the Department of Education to establish a specialist maths school which will provide world-leading maths education for young people from all backgrounds who have a passion for mathematics. The … Read the full press release

University of Warwick scientists develop tagging device to view proteins inside human cells

Scientists develop tagging device using Ferritin Proteins can be viewed on the nanoscale COVENTRY, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists at the University of Warwick have created a new way to view proteins that are inside human cells. Using Ferritin, a … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered named Vishu Ramachandran as new Group Head, Retail Banking

LONDON, 05-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Standard Chartered has appointed Vishu Ramachandran in the new role of Group Head, Retail Banking, further strengthening a team that is focused on delivering world-class banking services to customers in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. … Read the full press release

The University of Bristol reaffirms commitment to trans inclusion

The University of Bristol is joining with other organisations, community groups and individuals to give full backing to a city-wide pledge to support the local trans community. BRISTOL, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The pledge says that trans people have the right to be … Read the full press release

University of Bristol developed new VR cloud-based tools to accelerate nanotech research and drug discovery

Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new virtual reality (VR) cloud-based tools to help academics and industry progress new drugs, materials and boost the teaching of chemistry. BRISTOL, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A joint team of computer science and … Read the full press release

University of Dundee honoured with Research Project of the Year and the Enhanced Student Learning Awards at the Herald Higher Education Awards

DUNDEE, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We have won Research Project of the Year and the Enhanced Student Learning Awards at the Herald Higher Education Awards, held last night in Glasgow. Professor Ghulam Nabi’s work on prostate cancer research was named Research … Read the full press release

University of Dundee names Professor Andrew Atherton as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor

DUNDEE, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has appointed Professor Andrew Atherton as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor. Professor Atherton is currently Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Enterprise at Lancaster University and is an expert in SME policy and China. At … Read the full press release

UKFast appoints IT director Neil Lathwood on a new role as Chief Technology Officer

British cloud firm UKFast’s current IT director Neil Lathwood takes on a new role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) today, as the firm seeks to accelerate its DevOps approach and deliver even greater automation within its products and processes. MANCHESTER, … Read the full press release

Unilever closes sale of its Spreads business to KKR

  LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 15th December 2017, it has completed the sale of its Spreads business to KKR. Unilever also announced today that it has completed the sale … Read the full press release

Euro Staff Solution: First 2 Employees are on Us

LONDON, 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Are you not tired of receiving promotions only for usual, not-so-important things? How many tooth pastes or photo shoots does one need? Ever wonder why the important things in your professional life are not on offer? … Read the full press release

EE introduces two new Fibre Max broadband plans perfect for connected homes

EE introduces two new Fibre Max broadband plans perfect for connected homes, offering customers average download speeds of 145Mbps and 300Mbps EE Pay monthly handset customers will also receive an extra 20GB mobile data boost each month when choosing an … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announce positive results from the randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, Phase III SOLO-1 trial of Lynparza (olaparib) tablets

Lynparza met primary endpoint of progression-free survival in women with BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer and showed a safety profile consistent with previous trials AstraZeneca and MSD’s Lynparza is the only PARP inhibitor to demonstrate significant activity in the 1st-line maintenance … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Leading exporters selected LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA

PRAGUE, 25-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading exporters have chosen LBBW as the best bank for export financing in the EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) economic area. Yesterday in Prague, LBBW received the 2017 Regional Exporters’ Choice Award from well-known specialized information service … Read the full press release

ING Ventures invests in fintech company, TradeIX

ING Ventures, the venture capital arm of ING Bank, announced today (21 June) that it will invest in UK-based API and blockchain powered company, TradeIX. AMSTERDAM, 22-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ING Ventures led a USD 16 million Series A investment into TradeIX, alongside … Read the full press release