Press Releases

Feb 12, 2014 18:00 GMT Uppsala University This week in Nature, a team of French and Swedish researchers present new fossil evidence for the origin of one of the most important and emotionally significant parts of our anatomy: the face. They show how a series of fossils documents the step-by-step assembly of the face during the evolutionary transition from jawless to jawed vertebrates.

Got a hot business idea? Make it happen with Virgin StartUp

Feb 12, 2014 17:52 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin StartUp is helping entrepreneurs in the West Midlands turn their business ideas into reality next week with the launch of a series of free ‘HotHouse’ events.

Feb 11, 2014 10:00 GMT Uppsala University Yoho National Park’s 505-million-year-old Burgess Shale – home to some of the planet’s earliest animals is one of the world’s most important fossil sites. Now, more than a century after its discovery a new Burgess Shale fossil bed, Marble Canyon, has been located 42 kilometres away in Kootenay National Park.


Feb 10, 2014 12:26 GMT Mindseye Management Sussex's Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has been granted £250,000 by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund. The award has just been announced by Culture Minister, Ed Vaizey, as part of a £4m lift to fund renovation and improvement projects in England’s museums and galleries.

Happy Valentine's day. Mas.s celebrates this day of Love in his newest portrait "You are always on my mind"

Feb 09, 2014 11:09 GMT Mas.s Mas.s,the original Dutch artist,living and working in London has created a Valentine's Day greeting message in his "Supermodel" series.He called this special creation"You are always on my mind."The celebration of this day is steeped in history.As with many western feasts,it has its roots in very early Christian traditions, marked by St.Valentine of Rome.Nowadays it mainly celebrates romantic love.

Feb 07, 2014 09:15 GMT East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has been asked to take part in the West Midlands Boys Dancing project for 2014 and East Staffs Dance Collective (ESDC) has been asked to co-ordinate the project for the Borough.

re: [LAST CALL] Come and do business in the US - Like Minds New York & UK Digital Export Mission

Feb 05, 2014 14:14 GMT Like Minds Like Minds Digital Export Week: London to New York 17th – 21st February, 2014 In association with the UKTI we are taking a group of UK businesses, agencies and digital companies across the Atlantic to coincide with Like Minds, New York. This is an amazing opportunity to kick-start and accelerate your business and connections in New York and the US.

Affordable Art Fair.  Mas.s  is showing the "Trust" series in Battersea from the 13th to the 16th of March.

Feb 04, 2014 15:02 GMT Mas.s Mas.s will be displaying the "Trust" series of paintings at the AAF in Battersea next month. Gagliardi gallery of the Kings road in Chelsea will be representing the original Dutch Artist at the ever popular Art Fair in Battersea Park. Also his "Supermodel" series will be shown. He says"I am very excited that I can share this new direction in my art with the public for the first time, Trust me!"

Feb 04, 2014 14:45 GMT For the second year running, exhibits at the Learning & Skills Exhibition and Conference in London, networking with L&D professionals, HR Managers and training providers from across the globe in Europe’s leading showcase of workplace learning and development.

Virgin Unite and Virgin Trains partner with City Year to put Birmingham children and young people on track for success

Feb 04, 2014 10:25 GMT Virgin Trains Virgin Unite and Virgin Trains have teamed up with youth and education charity, City Year UK, to support its mission to tackle educational under-attainment and youth unemployment in Birmingham.