Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

University of Dundee ranked top in UK for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables

Dundee, UK, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Dundee has been ranked top in the United Kingdom for Forensic Science in the 2019 edition of the Complete University Guide league tables. Dundee also ranked 6th in the UK and top … Read the full press release

Jean-Clément Soret of Technicolor London won a BAFTA Television Craft Award in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The win comes in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category for grading the season four episode ‘Metalhead’ of the acclaimed Netflix anthology series. In winning the award, Soret says Black Mirror team recognizes the greater impact … Read the full press release

University of St Andrews: Changes in the circulation of the North Pacific Ocean about 15,000 years ago ended the last Ice Age

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Changes in the circulation of the North Pacific Ocean about 15,000 years ago released large amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere, helping warm the planet and end the last Ice Age, according to research by … Read the full press release

The Complete University Guide 2019 ranks The University of St Andrews top in Scotland

Fife, Scotland, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of St Andrews is top in Scotland and one of the five leading universities in the UK, according to a new league table to be published today (Wednesday 25 April 2018). The Complete … Read the full press release

New group launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world

NOTTINGHAM, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new group has been launched to help unite and empower survivors of human trafficking and slavery around the world. The Survivor Alliance launches online today (23 April), and is led by Minh Dang, a … Read the full press release

The World Photography Organisation named the winners of the prestigious 2018 Sony World Photography Awards at a London ceremony

British artist Alys Tomlinson named Photographer of the Year 10 Professional category winners and finalists revealed Overall Open, Youth and Student winners announced Images available at www.worldphoto.org/press Weybridge, United Kingdom, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The World Photography Organisation today names the overall winners … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

Gemalto to produce the next generation of British passports and associated services

LONDON, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announces it has won an open tender with the Home Office, acting through Her Majesty’s Passport Office (HMPO), for the production of the next generation of British passports … Read the full press release

Animal rescue hero loses his heroic battle with cancer

MANAMA, Bahrain, 21-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a statement from his children they said: “It is with great sorrow that we announce that our father, Tony Waters AKA “The Dogfather” died today, 20th of April 2018, after a long battle … Read the full press release

Kevin Sin appointed new SVP and Head of Worldwide Business Development for R&D at GSK

Critical role appointed as part of ongoing activities to strengthen and accelerate the Pharmaceuticals pipeline LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) today announced the appointment of Kevin Sin as Senior Vice President and Head of Worldwide Business Development for … Read the full press release

GlaxoSmithKline, Innoviva: Landmark IMPACT study shows significant benefits of Trelegy Ellipta for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Once-daily single inhaler triple therapy superior to Relvar/Breo Ellipta and Anoro Ellipta across multiple endpoints including exacerbations, lung function and quality of life. GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) today announced the … Read the full press release

Hinda van Galen appointed Associate within Savills tenant representation team in the Netherlands

LONDON, 20-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills has recruited Hinda van Galen as an Associate within its tenant representation team in the Netherlands. Hinda started her career at Rappange Makelaardij B.V. as a real estate agent. In 2013 Hinda joined Regus … Read the full press release

UK Department for International Trade seeks innovative UK businesses for the UK’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is urging innovative UK businesses to seize the opportunities at Expo 2020 Dubai. LONDON 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dr Fox announced that the Department for International Trade (DIT) is looking for an innovative, award-winning design concept … Read the full press release

UK Prime Minister announces £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security capabilities

PM commits up to £15 million on eve of the world’s largest inter-governmental commitment on cyber security cooperation. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK Prime Minister will today announce up to £15 million to help Commonwealth countries strengthen their cyber security … Read the full press release

Diageo joins the global coalition of businesses committed to advocating for LGBT+ inclusion

Diageo becomes the latest member of a global coalition of businesses committed to advocating for LGBT+ inclusion and championing the benefits of a more diverse and inclusive society. LONDON, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo Plc today joins Open for Business, an … Read the full press release

Diageo to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector

New Johnnie Walker global brand attraction & distillery upgrades to grow appeal of scotch LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo announces a £150 million investment over three years to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL signs new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS)

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European … Read the full press release

Shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition announced

The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition have been announced (see box below for full list). LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Twelve finalists will compete to be named Innovator of the Year 2018 at The Mermaid … Read the full press release

DHL appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, Hertfordshire

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Marks & Spencer today announces that its Hardwick distribution centre (DC) on Hardwick Grange, near Warrington, will close and that DHL has been appointed to run the new M&S South East distribution centre at Welham Green, … Read the full press release

RCOG Professor Janice Rymer on Lancet’s pre-conception health articles: We are extremely concerned by the findings that 96% of women of reproductive age have iron and folate dietary intakes below the recommendation for pregnancy

LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The diet and health of both parents can have profound implications for the growth, development, and long-term health of their children before their conception, according to a series of papers published in The Lancet. These findings have substantial societal … Read the full press release

PwC expands its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus

PwC evolves business relationship with Microsoft to focus on specific cybersecurity offerings and strategy New York, NY, USA, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — PwC today announced an expansion of its collaboration with Microsoft to include a cybersecurity focus. The evolution pairs … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial retiree benefits adjustment to result in reduction of the plan liability by approximately $500 million to $550 million

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On February 20, 2018, the Company announced that the United States Supreme Court ruled in its favor in Reese vs. CNH Industrial N.V. and CNH Industrial America LLC. The decision allows CNH Industrial to terminate or … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial will adopt updated FASB accounting standards for revenue recognition and retirement benefits accounting for U.S. GAAP reporting purposes

LONDON, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) has published the following presentation and podcast to the Investor Relations section of its corporate website (www.cnhindustrial.com): “Adoption of New Revenue Recognition Standard (ASC 606), New Retirement Benefits Accounting … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s athletes won 30 medals in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya. It has been a tremendous Games for Loughborough’s … Read the full press release

Dr Will Johnson of Loughborough University: the concept of ‘healthy obesity’ is inherently flawed

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The on-going debate over whether ‘health obesity’ exists is diverting attention away from effective medical research as academics continue to use the confusing classification. The concept – which relates to people with high BMI but … Read the full press release

Lloyd’s Register to present at the Blockchain Expo event series in London and Amsterdam

Vincent Doumeizel, Vice President Food, Beverage and Sustainability at LR will be speaking at Blockchain Expo in London, with his presentation entitled ‘Blockchain for the food supply chain; hype or hope?’ LONDON, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyd’s Register (LR) is taking … Read the full press release

International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) Jumping to New Heights in Europe – 2nd Annual EU Conference & Trade Show

AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) will hold their 2nd Annual European Conference & Trade Show 21 & 22 May 2018 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, NL. Conference attendees will have the … Read the full press release

Customers now with access to Honeywell’s avionics and mechanical solutions at GKN’s Fokker Services facilities in the Netherlands, U.S. and Singapore

Redditch, United Kingdom, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Fokker has signed an agreement with Honeywell to provide customers with component maintenance, repair and overhaul services for avionics and mechanical components. Customers will have access to Honeywell’s world-class avionics and mechanical solutions … Read the full press release

UK and Italian scientists used neutron techniques at UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate 3000 year old Egyptian vases

SWINDON, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt … Read the full press release

Scientists used UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to improve our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice

SWINDON, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — New research undertaken by scientists using the UK’s ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is improving our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice and this knowledge will be of importance to any future study where … Read the full press release