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Free From Fellows Brand Gaining Momentum in the UK and Beyond
LONDON: New kid on the block Free From Fellows is the latest creation from Bravura Foods - a colourful fun line up of six products: Gummy Bears, Cola Bottles Midget Gems and new additions - Pear Drops, Rhubarb and Custard and Cola/ Strawberry lollipops. Read Full Story

Travelport global survey highlights different digital traveler habits
LANGLEY, U.K: Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform, published today the results of a Global Traveler Survey of 11,000 people worldwide that highlights the use of digital tools when planning, booking and experiencing a journey. Read Full Story

The USD 6 Trillion Cyber war is Here
LONDON: What are the biggest challenges that the global economy faces over the next few decades? War? Terrorism? Climate change? Add to that list cybercrime. Cybercrime causes trillions of dollars of damage each year to the global economy. Read Full Story

Court held former England Under-19 captain Shiv Thakor guilty
London [UK], Nov 16 : Former England Under-19 captain Shiv Thakor has been found guilty by the Derby Crown Court for exposing himself to two women on a housing estate. Read Full Story

EF Education First: Better English Across the World Is Good News for Britain
LONDON: As Britain heads for Brexit, English, the language of business, will be one of its most vital strengths, making the country more appealing and attracting trade and investment. Read Full Story

Wayne's Coffee Looking to Delight London's Organic Coffee Lovers with new Branch in the Capital
LONDON: Eco-friendly Swedish coffee shop set to open first Central London location in December and introduce Brits to the famous Swedish Fika, as well as its organic, sustainable food and drink range. Read Full Story

New Digital Cities Barometer Shows Mixed Results for European Cities
LONDON: The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, a leading telecommunications and technology company, which assesses the confidence of business executives in their city's environment and its conduciveness to supporting the digital ambitions of companies. Read Full Story

UK can't control 'Free Balochistan' ads in London: British envoy
Islamabad [Pakistan], November 16 : British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew has expressed his country's inability to control the advertisements about Balochistan in London. Read Full Story

European Hospital Information Technology Budgets to Increase Over the Next Three Years
LONDON: The United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Spain collectively spend over USD 6 billion on healthcare IT (HCIT), and the regional HCIT adoption stands at almost 80 per cent. Read Full Story

StillnessInMotion Press Breakfast at the Shard
LONDON: OHMME - an eco-conscious company creating activewear for men - is launching their latest project, #StillnessInMotion, at an exclusive press-only breakfast at the Shard on 24th November, 2017 at 7.30am-9.30am. Read Full Story

Peru Investment Roadshow in London as Growth Boosts Confidence
LONDON: With expected annual growth of over 4pc and renewed investor confidence, Peru successfully finalized their Roadshow in London Read Full Story

Senior Met Police Detectives Launch Fraud Investigation Service, As System Buckles
LONDON: Requite Solutions, the Fraud Investigation and Prevention specialists, announce today its official launch in a bid to address, unreported frauds and a growing market of victims whose cases are not investigated by the Police. Read Full Story

Policy Expert Named UK Insurance Company of the Year and UK Gamechanger in Insurance
LONDON: Home insurer Policy Expert has received international recognition at the ACQ5 2017 Global Awards by winning in two categories. Policy Expert was awarded UK Insurance Company of the Year, alongside its CEO, Tony Deacon, being named the UK Insurance Gamechanger of the Year. Read Full Story

New Threats and Increased Competition Drive Innovation in Global Web Application Firewall Market
LONDON: Web applications are vital technologies used by every online company to communicate with employees, partners, customers, and potential customers. The exposed nature of these applications provides hackers with many opportunities to test defences. Read Full Story

Cyber Crime and Espionage Top Challenges for IT Professionals in Navigating Digital Transformation
LONDON: In Frost and Sullivan's recent survey covering end-user perspectives on navigating digital transformation, 54 per cent of IT professionals cited cyber crime and espionage as their top challenges, followed by systems integration. Read Full Story

Eaton Vance Targets UK and Ireland Consultant Community With New Dedicated Senior Hire
LONDON: Eaton Vance Management (International) Limited (EVMI), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Management (EVM), today announced the hire of Kiran Inamdar to the newly created role of Consultant Relations Director, UK and Ireland. Read Full Story

London Buses carry Free Balochistan campaign
London [UK], November 14 : The World Baloch Organisation has launched the third phase of its #FreeBalochistan advertising campaign, in spite of attempts to ban and censor its adverts by the Pakistan Government. Read Full Story

The World's Best Interior Design Revealed
LONDON: The winners of the SBID International Design Awards 2017 were revealed at a dazzling ceremony at the home of the awards, the prestigious Dorchester hotel in London's Mayfair. Read Full Story

Cashaa to Partner with Agrello to Offer Borderless Financial Products
LONDON: Cashaa, the next generation banking platform, is partnering with Agrello to support its series of decentralised global financial products. Read Full Story

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Takes Child Exploitation Fight to the Cloud
ALEXANDRIA, Va: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children announced that a recent donation of compute services is expected to have what NCMEC is calling, a "massive impact" on its fight against child sexual exploitation. Read Full Story

Tethyan Resources Announces Appointment of CEO
JERSEY, UK: Tethyan Resources plc (the "Company" or "Tethyan") (AIM: TETH) (TSXV: TETH) is pleased to announce that Fabian Baker has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Read Full Story

Lord Ahmad participates in UN Security Council debates on the Sahel and Children in Armed Conflict
LONDON: Lord Ahmad, Minister for the United Nations, visited New York on 30 to 31 October to participate in 2 debates at the UN Security Council. Read Full Story

Hepatitis C Therapies Market 2017-2027
LONDON: Revenue Forecasts for Hepatitis C Therapeutics, Direct-Acting Antivirals, Ribavirin, Protease Inhibitors, Polymerase Inhibitors, Interferons and R and D Read Full Story

UK Aid opens refurbished hospital laboratory in Sierra Leone
LONDON: UK and Sierra Leone governments open improved public health lab at Connaught hospital in Freetown to fight the spread of highly infectious diseases like Ebola. Read Full Story

Maison Mumm Unveils the Secrets of Usain Bolt's Success
LONDON: As he embarks on his new career, Usain Bolt is proving that his awesome talents go a lot further than simply being the fastest man on the planet. Read Full Story

Hammer and OnApp Partner to Make Private Cloud Affordable for all European Businesses
LONDON: OnApp Enterprise cloud appliances will be available through Hammer's European reseller network, delivering more cost-effective and easier-to-use IT to SMBs and enterprises Read Full Story

Unilever Chooses Cadalys Concierge to Accelerate Business Success
LONDON: Cadalys, Inc. (https://www.cadalys.com/) today announced that Unilever has selected Cadalys Concierge, empowering Unilever to connect with its employees in entirely new ways. Read Full Story

Brits Are Train-ing Themselves for Staycations as Brexit Looms
BIRMINGHAM, England: With the nation deciding not to give Brexit the boot, it appears Brits are now realising the potential for a change of scenery when it comes to their well-deserved holidays. Read Full Story

Softomotive to Present at KPMG's Digital Labour Partner Symposium
LONDON: Softomotive, one of the leading worldwide providers of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology has today announced its participation at KPMG's Innovation Lab in Dusseldorf. Read Full Story

The Brand Making The Menopause Cool: New Apparel to Regulate Hot Flushes
LONDON: A new apparel range specifically designed to regulate the body temperature during a hot flush has launched. Become is a range of innovative basics that help women to manage the most common symptom of the menopause - hot flushes currently affect 10m women in the UK. Read Full Story

Yoto, a Family Designed 'Clever Speaker', Launches on Kickstarter and is set to Revolutionise the way Children Listen and Learn
LONDON: Yoto, a clever speaker for kids, is designed entirely by a team of experienced entrepreneurs and parents who started thinking about what kids need to maximise development skills without screentime. They set about building and integrating technology and content to deliver these skills, not the other way around. Read Full Story

Giants of UK industry Lead the First BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands
LONDON: The first annual ranking of the BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands has been announced today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. The list includes some of the most famous brands in the world, and reflects the UK's role as a centre for financial services, energy exploration and communications. Read Full Story

4 Energy Efficiency Megatrends to be Covered at EMEX London, the Must-Attend Energy Management Show in the UK
LONDON: EMEX (www.emexlondon.com) and its community is returning to the ExCeL Centre in London on 22nd and 23rd November with a packed programme spread across 4 free-to-attend CPD-accredited seminar theatres. Read Full Story

CoinGeek.com Explain Bitcoin ABC's November Hard Fork Upgrade
LONDON: On or before November 1st, Bitcoin ABC will publish a new software version that contains an updated Difficulty Adjustment Algorithm (DAA). Read Full Story

O2h Discovery: Chemistry in the Cloud - The World's First App To Project Manage Drug Discovery
CAMBRIDGE, England: O2h Discovery announced the worldwide launch of their revolutionary new project management app - Chemistry in the Cloud on 10th September 2017 at 19th RSC/SCI Cambridge medicinal chemistry conference. Live demonstrations of the app were shared with some of the world's top scientists. Read Full Story

Wikia, Inc. Announces Shaun Jordan of Trinity Mirror plc as FANDOM VP of Sales, UK
LONDON: Wikia, Inc. announced that Shaun Jordan, formerly of Trinity Mirror plc, has joined FANDOM as VP of Sales, UK. In this executive role, Jordan will lead sales strategy and opportunities as well as revenue growth for FANDOM in the region. Read Full Story

Over 20 UK FinTech Companies Named on the RegTech 100 List of Leading Regulatory Technology Providers
LONDON: The global leadership status of the UK RegTech industry was underlined today by the inclusion of 26 UK-based companies on the RegTech 100 list of innovative companies that every financial institution should be aware of in 2018. Read Full Story

Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel in UK cabinet
London [UK], November 10 : Penny Mordaunt has been appointed as the new International Development Secretary after Priti Patel resigned over unofficial meetings with the Israeli ministers and businessmen. Read Full Story

Extended Stay: Quest Apartment Hotels Unveils Ambitious UK Expansion Plans
LONDON: Quest Apartment Hotels, Australasia's largest and fastest growing apartment hotel operator, has marked the start of its ambitious UK expansion plans, announcing it has signed its first site in Liverpool's city centre with a GBP10m investment. Read Full Story

GOGO Coach Hire London Brings New Bus Reservation Technology to London and the U.K
LONDON: GOGO Coach Hire London, a new branch of U.S.-based GOGO Charters, now offers coach hire reservation services to London and the U.K., partnering with hundreds of local bus companies. Read Full Story

Priti Patel resigns over unofficial Israel meetings
London [UK ] November 9 : U.K. International Development Secretary Priti Patel has resigned over unofficial meetings with the Israeli ministers and businessmen. Read Full Story

Ontario Teachers' Strikes New Investment Partnership at Bristol and Birmingham Airports
LONDON: Australia's TCorp and Sunsuper will acquire stakes from Ontario Teachers' in two of the UK's leading regional airports Read Full Story

Ontario Teachers' strikes new investment partnership at Bristol and Birmingham Airports
LONDON: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan ("Ontario Teachers'"), and Australia's New South Wales Treasury Corporation ("TCorp") and Sunsuper Superannuation Fund ("Sunsuper"), are announcing they will become investment partners in Bristol Airport and Birmingham Airport, two of the UK's leading regional airports. Read Full Story

The Evolution of Search in the Framework of e-Commerce Marketing
LONDON: The search landscape is changing. Every day there is an important new stat: 50pc of search in 2020 will be voice; search queries are getting longer, with 50pc now over four words; and using an image within search results increases the likelihood of conversion by up to 40pc . Read Full Story

Global Franchise Magazine Announces First Annual Global Franchise Awards
ESSEX, England: Global Franchise Magazine, an Aceville publication, has announced the launch of its Global Franchise Awards. Created to celebrate the hard work, drive and commitment of the people in the franchising sector on a global scale, the awards will recognize exceptional, innovative brands driving change within the international franchising community. Read Full Story

Global Citizen Solutions: Showcase Event to Promote Golden Visa Programme and Investment in Cyprus
LONDON: A global lifestyle in the financial centre of the Mediterranean with an attractive tax system, the island of Cyprus is an oasis of opportunity for those interested in investing in the country and seeking to acquire EU citizenship. Read Full Story

10Bet Agrees Exclusive Partnership With Bundesliga Club VfL Wolfsburg
LONDON: 10Bet, one of the world's fastest growing online sports betting operators, has announced an exciting new partnership with top Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg. Read Full Story

Kortext Awarded Tender for the Jisc Learning Analytics Purchasing Service for UK Universities
BOURNEMOUTH, England: Kortext has been accepted onto the new Jisc Learning Analytics Purchasing Service, having been appointed as a supplier for Learning Analytics Solutions, Services and Infrastructure. Read Full Story

WBO announces second phase of human right campaign in London
London [U.K.], Nov 7 : World Baloch Organisation (WBO) has announced to launch the second phase of its human rights campaign in London against abduction of women and children in Balochistan. Read Full Story

WBO announces second phase of human rights campaign in London
London [U.K.], Nov 7 : World Baloch Organisation (WBO) has announced to launch the second phase of its human rights campaign in London against abduction of women and children in Balochistan. Read Full Story

Baloch parties hold anti-Pak protest in London
London [U.K.], Nov. 6 : An anti-Pakistan protest was held by Baloch parties at 10 Downing street in London against abduction of women and children in Balochistan on Sunday. Read Full Story

British leader Damian Green denies porn allegations
London [U.K.], November 6 : A senior British leader has denied that police found pornography on one of his computers when his offices were raided by counter terrorism officers. Read Full Story

What Can 12 Million Conversations Tell Us About Mental Health?
BRIGHTON, England: A major new report examining 12.9 million online conversations surrounding mental health has been published today by national anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label, in partnership with leading social intelligence company Brandwatch. Read Full Story

London taxis highlight 'Free Balochistan' campaign
London [UK], Nov 4 : London taxis with the words ' Free Balochistan ' written on both sides were seen plying outside Buckingham Palace in what can be called as a new push by overseas Baloch groups to attract global attention to their cause for independence from Pakistan. Read Full Story

Prince Charles to pay two-day visit to India
New Delhi , November 3 : Prince of Wales Charles Philip Arthur George accompanied by Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles will be on a two-day visit to India on November 8 as part of their 10-day four nation tour to Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei and India. Read Full Story

Michelin starred restaurant bans diners from Instagramming your food
London [UK], November 3 : One of Britain's famous restaurants has just banned its diners from photographing their food. Read Full Story

Md Ali Jinnah's daughter passes away in London
London [U.K.] Nov. 2 : Dina Wadia, daughter of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, passed away in London on Thursday, said Pakistani media reports. Read Full Story

UK Defence Secretary resigns over sexual harassment allegation
London [U.K.], Nov. 2 : British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon resigned from his position on Wednesday after he admitted that his behaviour towards women in the past had fallen short. Read Full Story

Launch of PainPod, a Life-changing, 100pc Drug-free Alternative to Painkillers, in UK Today
LONDON: Tuesday, 24/10/17, sees the UK launch of PainPod, the world's first fully wearable devices to help alleviate pain and also repair. The PainPod 3 and Mi are life-changing, 100pc drug-free alternatives to painkillers. Read Full Story

Noble Energy Partners Enters Into Agreement to Negotiate on UK Pipelines
LONDON: Noble Energy Partners has entered into an agreement with PLS Advisory Services to evaluate and negotiate mid-stream oil and natural gas pipeline assets in the United Kingdom. Read Full Story

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