Category Archives: United Kingdom

Press Releases & News from United Kingdom distributed via EuropaWire

Airbus takes its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services to 2019’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia

LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus to exhibit its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services at this year’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia. Indeed, Airbus will be the largest international exhibitor at … Read the full press release

David Clark, Lloyd’s Register’s newly appointed global energy director, to lead LR’s energy business transformation

LONDON, 12-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyd’s Register‘s newly appointed global energy director David Clark to lead the transformation of the energy business of Lloyd’s Register (LR). The company is planning to reposition the professional services portfolio for growth through the … Read the full press release

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye: 2018 was the best ever year at Heathrow

LONDON, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow reports 2018 as the best year in the airport’s history after eight years of consecutive growth. Commenting on an exceptional year at Heathrow, the airport’s CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “2018 was the best ever year … Read the full press release

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019: Nominations for BPG Radio Programme, Broadcaster and BPG Podcast announced

HOOK, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The radio nominations for the Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards 2019 have just been announced. The winners will be named at the 45th BPG Awards lunch at Banking Hall in the City on Friday March 15th 2019. The BPG Awards … Read the full press release

Wind energy continues to grow as share in EU’s electricity mix

BRUSSELS, 21-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — WindEurope report reveals that in 2018, wind energy provided 14% of the EU’s electricity, an increase from 12% in 2017. Wind power capacity rose in Europe by 11.3 GW in 2018: 8.6 GW onshore and … Read the full press release

New partnership between Lloyds Banking Group and Visa aims to ease access to cash across UK

LONDON, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New pilot cashback scheme, aimed at making it easier and more convenient for people to access cash in areas across UK where it might be challenging, is going to be launched in the UK by Lloyds Banking Group … Read the full press release

UKFast’s new One-Click Apps feature eliminates lengthy install processes on virtual machines

MANCHESTER, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UKFast introduces a new feature on its eCloud hosting portfolio that allows users to install popular applications on new virtual machines in seconds. The new One-Click Apps feature eliminates lengthy install processes and reduces the … Read the full press release

Destatis: United States remains the most important buyer of German goods in 2018; China still main trading partner

WIESBADEN, 18-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) has just released its preliminary results on Germany’s international trade for 2018. According to the data, China remains the biggest trading partner for Germany, already 3 years in a row.  Goods worth … Read the full press release

Ernst & Young LLP wins competitive tender process for Vodafone Group Plc statutory audit contract

LONDON, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vodafone Group Plc competitive tender process for the statutory audit contract of the Group has been concluded with Ernst & Young LLP announced as the winner. Vodafone Group Board approved the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP following … Read the full press release

Jaguar Land Rover adds 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine to its Ingenium engine family; debuts on the Range Rover Sport

COVENTRY, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaguar Land Rover has just announced that it is expanding its Ingenium engine family with the addition of a new 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine available in 360PS and 400PS versions with a torque capable of … Read the full press release

The new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads in 2020

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Next year the new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads all over the world by storm, more powerful than ever before. The 4-cylinder turbo engine with more than 300 hp (220 kW) and motor racing technology by … Read the full press release

R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd Starts To Hold Fixed Income Investor Meetings In Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London

LONDON, 11-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — R.W. Chelsea Holdings Ltd (the “Issuer”), has mandated BMI International Europe Limited as Sole Global Coordinator to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings in Vienna, Zurich, Geneva and London, commencing on 11 February 2019. … Read the full press release

Rosalind Franklin will be the name of UK built ExoMars rover

LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore and British European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Tim Peake revealed the name of the UK made ExoMars rover on an event in the ‘Mars Yard’ at Airbus Defence and Space UK in Stevenage. … Read the full press release

US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index: UK has one of the most sophisticated intellectual property (IP) environments in the world

LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest US Chamber of Commerce Global Intellectual Property Index has just been published and UK, again, comes 2nd in the ranking. The US Chambers of Commerce Global IP index compares 50 jurisdictions globally and looks into factors … Read the full press release

Offshore wind energy in Europe as of 2019: 105 wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity of 18.5 GW

BRUSSELS, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — According to new data made public by WindEurope, the size and scale of offshore wind continues to rise in Europe. As of February 2019, Europe already has 105 offshore wind farms across 11 countries with a total capacity … Read the full press release

Study: Switching off the body’s threat response by calming the heart rate in self-compassion exercises can have psychological and physical benefits

EXETER, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research funded by the Compassionate Mind Foundation and carried out by Exeter and Oxford Universities suggests that taking time to think kind thoughts about yourself and your loved ones can have psychological and physical benefits. The study is … Read the full press release

100 Years of Extraordinary: 2019 Calendar of Heritage Events showcasing the best of Bentley past and present

CREWE, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2019, Bentley enters its Centenary year. The 10th of July 2019 marks Bentley’s 100th year and this extraordinary milestone – reached by only a special few companies – will be a cause for celebration of … Read the full press release

SecureData and its consulting arm SensePost join Orange Cyberdefense family

PARIS, 1-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Major milestone in the development of Europe’s cybersecurity market has been reached with the acquisition of SecureData Group by Orange. The deal is for 100% of SecureData Group, and its consulting subsidiary SensePost. SecureData is based … Read the full press release

New retail station in Jinan city, Shandong, China for BP marks the start of its plan to add 1,000 new sites across China

SHANDONG, China, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BP opens its first branded station in Shandong, China. The new store is opened through BP’s new joint venture partnership with Dongming Petrochemical. It is located in the Huaiyin district of Jinan city. BP plans to … Read the full press release

Glengorm becomes another great success for Total in the North Sea offshore U.K.

PARIS, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total has announced a new significant discovery on the Glengorm prospect located in the Central Graben, which is part of the P2215 license. The license was previously part of the Maersk Oil portfolio, in water depth of … Read the full press release

REVEALED: Experts reveal the best dates to book your summer holiday in Spain

Save you HUNDREDS on your summer holiday in Spain with these travel hacks MALAGA / LONDON, 29-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — As the dark mornings and nights drag on, it is no wonder that January is the busiest month for booking … Read the full press release

New research by Arla Foods finds almost half of people in Northern Europe don’t recognise dairy products as a natural source of vitamins and minerals

Viby J, Denmark, 28-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from Arla Foods uncovers a big knowledge gap when it comes to our understanding about food.  The survey was carried out by the YouGov analysis institute where more than 7,000 CAWI … Read the full press release

New reusable packaging innovations by Unilever will premiere on the waste-free shopping system Loop™

LONDON/ROTTERDAM/PARIS/NEW YORK, NY, USA, 25-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today (24/01/2019) unveiled reusable packaging innovations across nine of its brands, including four new product formats. The new products will be trialled on Loop™, a global, first-of-its-kind, waste-free shopping system announced today. … Read the full press release

EY announces the appointment of Tom Loozen as EY Global Telecommunications Leader

LONDON, 23-Jan-2019— /EuropaWire/ — Based in Amsterdam, Loozen will lead teams of telecommunications professionals working across more than 150 countries, and will be responsible for driving industry growth strategy through innovative approaches across Advisory, Tax, Assurance and Transactions Advisory Services. Loozen … Read the full press release

BAE Systems to continue providing Full-Motion Video (FMV) advanced analytic services, training, and intelligence production support for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

FARNBOROUGH, 22-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year, $250 million contract to continue providing Full-Motion Video (FMV) advanced analytic services, training, and intelligence production support. In addition to providing analytic mission support, BAE … Read the full press release

New research: Light pollution significantly alters moth activity disrupting their role as pollinators

YORK, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Switching off street lights in the middle of the night to save money and energy could have a positive knock-on effect on nocturnal pollinators, according to new research. Lead author of the study, Dr Callum Macgregor, from the Department … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Dawn open ski season in Courchevel 1850

Rolls-Royce Cullinan opens ski season to serve clients during winter months Cullinan will be joined by Dawn in Courchevel 1850 Continued evolution of Rolls-Royce’s innovative Social Hotspot Programme The marque will return to the spectacular Le Lana Hotel in the … Read the full press release

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019: Worsening international relations hinders action across a growing array of serious challenges

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, with 90% of experts saying they expect further economic confrontation between major powers in 2019 Environmental degradation is the long-term risk that defines our age, with four of … Read the full press release

CNH Industrial: Gerrit Marx to assume Pierre Lahutte’s responsibilities as Brand President of IVECO

LONDON, 15-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) announces that Pierre Lahutte is stepping down, with immediate effect, as Brand President of IVECO. Gerrit Marx, the recently appointed President of CNH Industrial’s Commercial and Speciality Vehicles … Read the full press release

Natixis to support low-carbon and climate resilient economy by joining the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program

Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program to support investment towards a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. PARIS/LONDON, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program, an international network of financial actors … Read the full press release