SUMMER SCREEN PRINTS - Film Poster Exhibition hosted by SOMERSET HOUSE & PRINT CLUB LONDON as part of the Film4 Summer Screen

31 July – 25 August 2014 Open daily 10.00 – 18.00 Additionally from 18.30 for Film4 Summer Screen ticket holders Free admission West Wing Galleries, Somerset House Back for a second year, Print Club London and Somerset House will be curating a series of screen printed film posters for the 10th anniversary season of Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House. A series of contemporary, limited edition screen prints, inspired by the films shown in the season, will be exhibited in the West Wing Galleries at Somerset House, running from 31 July – 25 August. Open daily as well as during each evening’s film event, this will be a unique opportunity to discover some of the UK’s brightest artistic talent and purchase a screen print. Each exhibiting artist will reimagine a poster for one of the films in this season’s line- up, taking particular scenes, quotes or characters from their selected title as inspiration. The 16 artists on display include Rose Blake, Concepción Studios, Cassandra Yap, Hattie Stewart, Kate Moross, Steve Wilson, Kate Gibb and HelloVon. Each poster will be limited edition and exclusively available to buy for £45 at Somerset House as well as online at Print Club London. To celebrate Film4 Summer Screen’s 10th anniversary the public was given the opportunity to vote for their favourite film from a selection of the last 10 years. ET was chosen as the winner and celebrated artist Rose Blake was asked to illustrate this classic for the anniversary poster. Blake says: “I was given the film that was chosen in the public vote, and was so happy when I found out that E.T had been picked. I re-watched the film, and decided to focus on the scene where E.T leaves to go home. I suppose in my print you are watching the scene from the viewpoint of Elliot’s mother in the film. My print is about saying goodbye to people - I felt the phrase ‘I’ll be right here’ was a really poignant way of doing so.” Further Contributing Artists and Film Posters Claudia Borfiga – Sense and Sensibility Lucille Clerc – The Great Beauty Concepción Studios – The Royal Tenenbaums Kate Gibb – Annie Hall HelloVon – Big Trouble in Little China MOL – The 400 Blows Kate Moross – Hairspray Mat Pringle – Rosemary’s Baby Rose Stallard – Mad Max 2 Hattie Stewart – Spring Breakers Holly Wales – Two Days, One Night Casper Williamson – Ghostbusters Joe Wilson – A Fistful of Dollars Steve Wilson – What We Do in the Shadows Cassandra Yap – Gentlemen prefer Blondes Film4 Summer Screen Celebrating 10 years of cinema under the stars, Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House is back for a bumper birthday season from 7 – 20 August. For 14 nights, classic, cult, contemporary and never-seen-before films will feature on London’s largest screen with full surround sound in the spectacular neoclassical setting of Somerset House. As the sun sets, live DJs will spin a soundtrack inspired by the upcoming film and cinema-goers can chill out in the courtyard with picnics and drinks. Selected screenings will also be specially introduced by the film’s stars and directors. With an array of anniversary events in addition, Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House is one of the UK’s favourite summer cinema experiences. Notes to Editors Print Club London Founded in Dalston in 2007, Print Club London is a contemporary screen printing studio dedicated to nurturing creative talent and the craft of screen printing. The brainchild of Rose Stallard, Fred and Kate Higginson, central to the values of Print Club London is to produce high-quality, handmade, limited-edition prints at an affordable price. Representing a diverse selection of contemporary and upcoming artists, influences and styles range from street art to graphic design and illustration. Print Club offers a dynamic exhibition space, a print studio as well as an ever- evolving online gallery. It showcases the work of over 300 artists and also houses a fully equipped print studio offering workshops in the art of screen printing. It is the founder and organizer of one of UK’s largest annual poster shows, Blisters, which showcases affordable screen prints to a wider demographic, enabling attendees to invest in original artworks at an affordable price. Alongside printing, curating and dealing screen prints, Print Club London is regularly commissioned on bespoke projects, ranging from live printing events for the likes of Puma, Twitter and Tate, to creating bespoke bags for Stella McCartney and producing edible screen prints for Saatchi X. For more information visit www.printclublondon.com Somerset House Somerset House is a spectacular neo-classical building in the heart of London, sitting between the Strand and the River Thames. Since opening to the public in 2000, Somerset House has produced a distinctive public programme that annually draws over 2.5 million visitors to the site, providing a stimulating environment for exploration and relaxation. The varied, year-round programme includes an open air film and concert season and ice rink, as well as temporary exhibitions focusing on contemporary fashion, design, art and architecture, family workshops and free guided tours. In September 2009, Somerset House became the new home of London Fashion Week. For more info visit www.somersethouse.org.uk Screen Printing Screen printing is a traditional printing technique that first appeared in China during the Song Dynasty (960-1279) and was popularized in the West by Andy Warhol and other Pop artists in the 1960s’. This hand-operated process uses a mesh-based stencil to apply ink onto any surface such as fabric, paper, stickers, vinyl or wood. The number of prints in an edition is usually limited, signed by hand by the artist and signified by a unique number - giving each print an air of exclusivity and originality. MEDIA RELATIONSFor all press enquiries regarding PRINT CLUB LONDON please contact Romain Casella at MAY Concepts: media@mayconcepts.com (0)20 7251 8447  Dates: 31 July – 25 August 2014 Opening Hours: 10.00 – 18.00 daily and from 18.30 for Film4 ticket holders Address: West Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 1LA Admission: Free Transport: Temple, Embankment Charing Cross, Waterloo Somerset House website: www.somersethouse.org.uk Print Club London Website: www.printclublondon.com Somerset House Facebook: www.facebook.com/SomersetHouse Print Club London Facebook:www.facebook.com/PrintClubLondonLtd􏰀 Somerset House Twitter: @SomersetHouse Print Club London Twitter:@PrintClubLondon Hashtag: #summerscreenprints Print Club London Instagram: @PrintClubLondon

Notice of price stabilization in Bactiguard Holding

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECLTY, IN USA, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, HONG KONG OR JAPAN. Swedbank AB (publ) (”Swedbank”) has exercised the possibility to, in connection with the initial public offering (“IPO”) of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) (“Bactiguard” or the”Company”), exercise price stabilization transactions. The stabilization period commenced on June 19, 2014 and ended on July 18, 2014.  All stabilization transactions were carried out in the interval of SEK 28.55 to SEK 37.85. The stabilization period has now ended and no further stabilization transactions will be exercised. +-------------+-----+|Date |Price|+-------------+-----+|June 19, 2014|37.85|+-------------+-----+|June 23, 2014|32.28|+-------------+-----+|June 24, 2014|33.40|+-------------+-----+|June 25, 2014|33.00|+-------------+-----+|June 26, 2014|32.80|+-------------+-----+|June 30, 2014|33.90|+-------------+-----+|July 2, 2014 |33.16|+-------------+-----+|July 3, 2014 |31.87|+-------------+-----+|July 4, 2014 |30.33|+-------------+-----+|July 15, 2014|29.54|+-------------+-----+|July 16, 2014|29.50|+-------------+-----+|July 17, 2014|28.55|+-------------+-----+ The 1,638,336 B-shares in Bactiguard that Swedbank borrowed from Bactiguard B.V. and KK Invest AB, Bactiguard’s main owners, with the purpose to cover the over-allotment in the IPO have been returned. As a result of the return of the B-shares, the main owners will file disclosure notifications. Swedbank has acted as Lead Manager and Sole Bookrunner and ABG Sundal Collier has acted as Co-Lead Manager in connection with the IPO. Cederquist is legal advisor and Lenner & Partners is financial advisor to the Company. This is information that Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) is required to publish in compliance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on July 21, 2014 at 07.30 am.

Hexagon acquires Vero Software

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of design, measurement and visualisation technologies, announced today the acquisition of Vero Software, a world leader in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software. Vero Software is a UK-based software company with a strong brand and proven customer satisfaction track record. Their software aids the design and manufacturing process with solutions for programming and controlling machine tools, addressing the rising challenge of achieving manufacturing efficiencies with high-quality output. Several well-known brands in Vero Software’s portfolio include Alphacam, Cabinet Vision, Edgecam, Radan, SURFCAM, VISI, and WorkNC. The company has large market coverage with offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, USA, Brazil, Netherlands, China, Korea, Spain and India supplying products to more than 45 countries through its wholly owned subsidiaries and reseller network. The acquisition strengthens Hexagon’s software offerings, providing the means to close the gap of making quality data fully actionable by extending the reach of the newly developed MMS (metrology planning software) to include CAM (manufacturing planning software). “Together with its unique suite of manufacturing software solutions, Vero Software has the expertise, knowledge and resources to deliver even higher levels of productivity to our customers,” said Hexagon President and CEO Ola Rollén. “Leveraging our global footprint, the synergies from our combined technologies will advance our strategy, supporting the growing need to integrate all data and processes across the manufacturing lifecycle.” Vero Software will be fully consolidated as of August 2014 (closing being subject to regulatory approval) and will positively contribute to Hexagon's earnings. The company's turnover for 2013 amounted to approximately 80 million EUR.

Extraordinary general meeting of Agrokultura AB (publ)

Background and motivationThe board of directors has, in order to deliver the company’s shareholders’ expectations, committed to a strategy to proactively compare the value of the company as a going concern towards the value that an outside buyer is ready to pay for the shares, the assets or a combination of the two. More concretely, this entails realizing the previously announced cost reduction program, exploring strategic alternatives for the Ukrainian as well as the Russian business, sale of non-core assets, focusing on increasing crop yield and reinforcing the internal processes. In conjunction with the half-year report which will be published on 28 August 2014, a full statement will be made on the business, which will include an update on the cost reduction program and a progress report for the year’s harvest. Additionally, the company will report on the buyer interest relating to the Ukrainian operations in the light of recent political developments. As previously announced, Agrokultura AB (publ) has received information that the company’s largest shareholder has entered into an agreement regarding the off market sale of its entire holding to an undisclosed buyer at the price of SEK 3.75 per share. Although a significant premium to the current market price, it is significantly lower than the last reported book value of SEK 6.80 per share. The company has also received unconfirmed reports that the same buyer is currently looking to build up a significant ownership position through other off market transactions. Repeated attempts have made been during the past week to get in touch with the new owner in order to understand the new buyer’s potential intentions. These attempts, to date, have been inconclusive. In the light of the above, the board of directors of Agrokultura AB (publ) wishes to take measures to ensure equal treatment of all shareholders with the aim to give them the benefit of the company’s true value.Stockholm on 21 July 2014 For additional information, please contact:Investor Relations + 44 203 427 3983 or + 46 730 43 08 84

Panoro Energy announces Declaration of Commerciality and Award of an Exclusive Exploitation Authorisation for the Dussafu block offshore Gabon

Panoro Energy ASA (“Panoro”) is pleased to announce the signing of a Declaration of Commerciality (“DOC”) and the award of an Exclusive Exploitation Authorisation (“EEA”) by the Gabonese Authorities covering four oilfields in the Ruche area, collectively called “Ruche”. The executed DOC and award of the EEA means that Ruche, comprising the Ruche A, Ruche B, Ruche C and Ruche D discoveries (also known as Ruche, Tortue, Moubenga and Walt Whitman fields) can now be commercially exploited. As previously disclosed, these fields have been independently assessed by Gaffney Cline & Associates to hold 1C, 2C and 3C economically recoverable gross contingent resources of 13.2 mmbo, 33.4 mmbo and 70.3 mmbo respectively. The area awarded under the EEA covers 850.5km2 including all four Ruche discoveries and numerous undrilled structures that could be economically and expeditiously developed through the Ruche development infrastructure. This will allow for rapid reserve base growth for Ruche going forward and preserves the partners’ rights to the fields and near field prospectivity in the EEA area for a period of up to 20 years. As such the DOC and EEA represent major milestones for all stakeholders in the Dussafu license and for the State of Gabon. Panoro looks forward to working together with our partner and the Gabonese Authorities to move forward with the commercial development of these discoveries and to unlock the significant pre-salt potential within the Dussafu license. In accordance with the terms of the Dussafu Production Sharing Contract, the Dussafu partners will within 90 days submit a field development plan for approval. Panoro Energy holds a 33.33% stake in the Dussafu Marin permit. The permit is operated by Harvest Dussafu, B.V. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. For further information, please contact: Nishant Dighe, Chief Operating Officer Cell: +44 7747807439 Email: nishant.dighe@panoroenergy.com Carl Peter Berg, VP Commercial and Investor Relations Cell: +47 92805029  Email: carl.peter.berg@panoroenergy.com Please visit www.panoroenergy.com for more information. Panoro Energy ASA is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Ticker code: “PEN”).

Tele2 and Aicent announce IPX Peering Agreement

Tele2 is now announcing  that only 1,5 month after the launch of Tele2 IPX  solution on the Eurocore databack bone Network they are taking the next step in peering with Aicent, the world’s leading multi-service IPX (IP exchange) of mobile data network services and solutions for mobile carriers globally. The agreement allows both Aicent and Tele2 to offer a combined multiservice IPX, enhancing a mobile subscribers’ LTE roaming experience through guaranteed end-to-end Quality of Service commitments, multiple Class of Service support, and comprehensive security providing high-quality voice and high-speed data access comparable to what they receive while in their home network. Through this newly formed peering interconnection, Aicent and Tele2’s mobile operator customers will be able to quickly and efficiently expand their LTE roaming footprint via a single connection supporting the exchange of next generation voice, LTE roaming and signaling services, in addition to standard voice and GRX traffic. Joachim Horn, Executive Vice President and Group CTIO of Tele2 AB, comments: “With the increasing numbers of subscribers traveling for both personal and business needs, it is becoming more and more important to support mobile data roaming on a global level. We are pleased to be entering an agreement with Aicent and this partnership will improve our customers’ mobile 4G/LTE roaming experience by providing connectivity with best-in-class roaming.” About AicentFounded in 2000, Aicent, Inc., a TL9000 certified organization, is the world’s largest multi-service IPX provider of data network services and solutions connecting to over 200 global mobile operators, including the world’s ten largest. Through extensive partnerships and peering arrangements, Aicent’s network reaches all 2G, 3G and 4G operators, including more than 65 global mobile operators supporting LTE roaming, allowing mobile subscribers to roam seamlessly between international operator networks. The company's roaming hub supports integrated mobile messaging and value added services such as Roaming Intelligence Suite and Roaming Control Center, designed to help carriers maximize roaming and inter-carrier service revenue and profitability. For more information, visit www.aicent.com. For further information, contact: Lars Torstensson, EVP Corporate Communication and Strategy, Telephone: +46 702 73 48 79 TELE2 IS ONE OF EUROPE'S FASTEST GROWING TELECOM OPERATORS, ALWAYS PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH WHAT THEY NEED FOR LESS. We have 13 million customers in 9 countries. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services and content services. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies and other established providers. Tele2 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996. In 2013, we had net sales of SEK 30 billion and reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of SEK 6 billion.

Salamander Energy plc Announces Agreement to Sell 40% Stake in Greater Bualuang Area

     21 July 2014  Salamander Energy plc("Salamander" or the "Group") Further to the Heads of Agreement announced on 5 June 2014, Salamander is pleased to announce that a definitive Share Sale and Purchase Agreement has now been signed with SONA Petroleum Berhard ("SONA") to dispose of an effective 40% working interest in the B8/38 concession containing the Bualuang oil field and the surrounding G4/50 concession, both located in the Gulf of Thailand (together the "Transaction"). Proposed Transaction Terms Under the terms of the Transaction: · SONA will pay a consideration of US$280 million in cash plus working capital adjustments based on the effective date of 1 January 2014. · Salamander will pay for the costs associated with the drilling of two exploration wells in the G4/50 concession, up to a cap of US$15 million · A contingent payment of up to US$15 million to be made by SONA to Salamander in the event of a commercial discovery in the G4/50 concession Mitsui Oil Exploration Co Ltd ("MOECO"), from whom Salamander acquired its 100% interest in G4/50, holds back-in rights to up to 50% of the concession while the licence is in its exploration phase. In the event that MOECO exercises its back-in rights, Salamander's and SONA's effective working interests will each be diluted in proportion to their ownership in G4/50 (being 60 / 40). The Transaction remains conditional, amongst other things, on approval by Salamander's shareholders and SONA receiving regulatory approval from the Securities Commission of Malaysia and approval by its shareholders. The consideration will be met by SONA via existing cash resources and financing arranged with BNP Paribas the final documentation of which is a condition to closing of the Transaction.  The Transaction is not subject to any other regulatory approvals. Transaction Rationale The Transaction is in line with the Group's stated strategy of active portfolio management to realise value from its assets over time. In particular the sale: · Demonstrates and crystallises the value created in the B8/38 concession since the Group increased its stake through acquiring an additional 40% interest in the acreage for $105 million in 2010. Since that time the Bualuang field has seen material reserves and production growth and generated significant free cash flow. · Reduces asset concentration risk within the Group's portfolio · Reduces the Group's balance sheet exposure to the next phase of capital expenditure associated with the Bualuang field development · Strengthens the balance sheet with the Group expected, subject to closing of the Transaction,  to retire between US$200 and US$250 million of gross debt · Provides sufficient cash to return US$50 million to shareholders, equivalent to approximately 11 pence per share. Asset Description The B8/38 concession is located in the Gulf of Thailand and contains the Bualuang oil field. The field was brought on-stream in 2008 and to date has produced over 17 million barrels of oil. It has two production platforms, Alpha and Bravo, and a Floating, Production, Storage & Offtake vessel ("FPSO") which processes and stores Bualuang crude and from which cargoes are offloaded on a regular basis. Gross daily production in 2014 is expected to average between 11,000 and 14,000 barrels of oil per day ("bopd"). The field is currently undergoing a phase of development drilling and infrastructure upgrade, with wells being drilled from the Bualuang Bravo Platform. The Bualuang FPSO is to be replaced with a Floating, Storage & Offtake vessel ("FSO") and the Bualuang crude will be processed using newly installed modules located on the Bravo platform. The FSO is currently in the field awaiting hook up, once the facilities upgrade is completed, it is expected to result in substantial savings in operating costs. Further exploitation of the field is anticipated through the design, construction and installation of a third platform, Charlie. This is currently at the conceptual design phase but is expected to be sanctioned later this year and will ultimately lead to the commercialisation of a proportion of the identified contingent resource in the field. Reserves and resources in the Bualuang oil field have been estimated as at 31 December 2013 by both Salamander management and RPS Energy, its independent reserve auditor as follows:      Proved Proved + Best Estimate Contingent Resources Reserves Probable ReservesSalamander (MMbo) 19.3 32.7 32.3ManagementRPS Energy (MMbo) 19.3 30.1 27.8 The G4/50 concession surrounds the B8/38 concession and Salamander has acquired 3D seismic over the acreage and mapped a large number of prospects and leads in the 10-100 MMbo size range. Environmental permits are currently being sought to cover 20 drilling locations in the G4/50 acreage. For the twelve months ended 31 December 2013, on an IFRS basis, Salamander Energy Bualuang Limited ("SEBG"), the Group's wholly-owned subsidiary which holds 60% interest in the B8/38 concession, and which is the subject of the proposed Transaction, generated revenues of approximately US$272 million and profit before taxation of US$103 million.  Gross assets of SEBG, as at 31 December 2013, were US$438 million. In connection with the proposed Transaction, and with effect from 1 January 2014, SEBG has agreed to transfer a 40% working interest in G4/50 to a subsidiary of Salamander. The value of the interest to be transferred was US$11.3 million as at 31 December 2013, reducing the gross assets, the subject of the proposed Transaction accordingly. Transaction Structure The proposed Transaction is to be effected via a share sale to SONA of an interest in SEBG which will result in SONA having an effective 40% working interest in both B8/38 and G4/50. The relationship between Salamander and SONA will be governed by a series of documents including a Shareholders Agreement, a Joint Operating Agreement and certain Management, Technical and Support Service Agreements. These Agreements will set out the respective rights and obligations of the two shareholders of SEBG, which will be governed by its own Board, chaired by Salamander. Following the Transaction, Salamander Energy (Bualuang) Limited will continue to operate the B8/38 concession. Salamander will retain an effective 60% interest in both the B8/38 and G4/50 concessions through its residual holding in SEBG and through Salamander Energy (E&P) Limited, a second, wholly-owned subsidiary which holds a direct 40% interest in the B8/38 concession. General Meeting and Shareholder Circular Completion of the Transaction is conditional upon, amongst other things, Salamander shareholders' providing approval for the proposed Transaction, as due to its size, it constitutes a Class 1 Disposal under the Listing Rules. A circular setting out further details of the Transaction, together with the notice to convene the general meeting and the form of proxy for use at the general meeting, will be posted to Salamander shareholders in due course. The resolution will be proposed as an ordinary resolution that will be passed if a simple majority of the votes cast at the meeting are in favour of the resolution. Completion of the Transaction is expected to occur during the fourth quarter of 2014. Clifford Chance acted as Legal Adviser to Salamander on the Transaction. James Menzies, CEO of Salamander, commented: "The transaction announced today, represents excellent value for shareholders. Since increasing our stake in the field in 2010, Bualuang has produced over 10 million barrels of oil and generated significant cash flow. This deal demonstrates that during that time, Salamander has more than doubled the value of the field under its stewardship against a flat commodity price. Partially crystallising that value now allows us to significantly strengthen the balance sheet and return capital to shareholders while retaining a majority interest in, and operatorship of the field. Meanwhile, we are looking forward to both the continued development of the field and the exploration of the G4/50 concession together with our new partner." There will be a conference call for analysts and investors at 9 am UK time on Monday 21 July, Dial in details as below: Participant UK FreeCall Dial-In Numbers: 0800 6940257     Participant International: +44 (0) 1452 555566     Conference ID: 76597417               Enquiries:     Salamander Energy +44 (0)20 7432 2680James Menzies, Chief Executive OfficerGeoff Callow, Head of Corporate Affairs           Brunswick Group +44 (0)20 7404 5959Patrick HandleyElizabeth Adams       Jefferies Hoare Govett (Broker) +44 (0)20 7029 8000Chris ZealGraham Hertrich                                                                  Notes to Editors About Salamander Salamander Energy is an independent upstream oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: SMDR). The Group has a balance of producing, development and exploration assets in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. About SONA SONA is a special purpose acquisition company ("SPAC") listed on the Malaysian stock exchange formed by a group of experienced senior executives from the oil and gas industry targeting the acquisition of upstream assets in SE Asia and elsewhere. Disclaimer This announcement is not intended to, and does not, constitute or form part of any offer, invitation or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of, any securities whether pursuant to this announcement or otherwise. The distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom may be restricted by law and therefore persons into whose possession this announcement comes should inform themselves about, and observe, such restrictions. Any failure to comply with the restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities law of any such jurisdiction. Some of the statements in this announcement include forward-looking statements which reflect the Group's or, as applicable, the directors' of Salamander (the "Directors") current views with respect to financial performance, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations (including development plans relating to the Group's exploration and production). These statements include forward-looking statements both with respect to the Group and the sectors and industries in which the Group operates. Statements which include the words "expects", "intends", "plans", "believes", "projects", "anticipates", "will", "targets", "aims", "may", "would", "could", "continue", their negative variations and similar statements of a future or forward-looking nature identify forward-looking statements for the purposes of the U.S. federal securities laws or otherwise. All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties many of which are beyond the control of the Group. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause the Group's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. These factors include but are not limited to the following factors:  declines in oil or gas prices; energy demand in South-East Asia;  accuracy of the estimates of the Group's reserves and resources;  the Group's ability to implement successfully any of its business strategies; the Group's ability to fund its future operations and capital needs through borrowing or otherwise; outcome of the exploration activities; increased operating costs; the Group's ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals; competition in the markets where the Group operates; changes in tax rates; changes in accounting standards or practices; inflation and fluctuations in exchange rates; the impact of general business and global economic conditions; changes in political, economic, legal or social conditions in Thailand, Indonesia, or Laos; changes in the policies of the governments of Thailand, Indonesia, or Laos; and the Group's success in identifying other risks relating to its business and managing the risks relating to the aforementioned factors. Any forward-looking statements in this announcement reflect the Group's or, as applicable, the Directors' current views with respect to future events and are subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the Group's business, results of operations and growth strategy. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this announcement. Subject to any obligations under applicable law, rules and regulations, neither Salamander nor the Directors undertakes any obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement or other information contained in this announcement whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Group or individuals acting on behalf of the Group are expressly qualified in their entirety by this paragraph.

Salamander Energy PLC Announces Conclusion of Formal Sale Process

21 July 2014 Salamander Energy plc("Salamander" or the "Group") Salamander announces that, further to the announcement made today in respect of a definitive conditional Share Sale and Purchase Agreement entered into between Salamander and SONA Petroleum Berhard ("SONA") to dispose of an effective 40% working interest in the Greater Bualuang Area located in the Gulf of Thailand for a cash consideration of US$280 million (subject to adjustments) (the "Transaction"), the Formal Sale Process announced by Salamander on 1 May 2014 has been concluded and as such, Salamander is no longer in an offer period for the purposes of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers. As stated in May, Salamander had been considering a divestment of certain assets and, as part of that process, received a number of preliminary and conditional expressions of interest in relation to an offer for the Group, resulting in the commencement of the Formal Sale Process. Following a thorough process involving a wide range of parties, the Board of Salamander is unanimously of the opinion that at this time, a combination of the Transaction, resultant cash return and the continued development of the Group's portfolio represents the best value for shareholders. Salamander is no longer actively engaged with any parties in relation to an offer for the Group. Charles Jamieson, Chairman of Salamander, commented: "The SONA transaction meets all of the criteria the Group were seeking in divesting of a minority stake in one of our key assets, as part of its strategy. The Board has carefully considered all of the proposals received under the previously announced Formal Sale Process and believes that this transaction represents the best outcome for shareholders and the wider Group. Focus will now shift to delivering the next phase of growth from both the existing asset base and the wider opportunity set in South East Asia." Enquiries:     Salamander Energy + 44 (0)20 7432 2680James Menzies, Chief Executive OfficerGeoff Callow, Head of Corporate Affairs    Goldman Sachs International +44 (0)20 7774 1000Andrew Fry, Managing DirectorNimesh Khiroya, Managing Director     Brunswick Group +44 (0)20 7404 5959Patrick HandleyElizabeth Adams Notes to Editors About Salamander Salamander is an independent upstream oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (Ticker: SMDR). The Group has a balance of producing, development and exploration assets in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Disclaimer This announcement is not intended to, and does not, constitute or form part of any offer, invitation or the solicitation of an offer to purchase, otherwise acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise dispose of, any securities whether pursuant to this announcement or otherwise. The distribution of this announcement in jurisdictions outside the United Kingdom may be restricted by law and therefore persons into whose possession this announcement comes should inform themselves about, and observe, such restrictions. Any failure to comply with the restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities law of any such jurisdiction. Some of the statements in this announcement include forward-looking statements which reflect the Group's or, as applicable, the directors' of Salamander (the "Directors") current views with respect to financial performance, business strategy, plans and objectives of management for future operations (including development plans relating to the Group's exploration and production). These statements include forward-looking statements both with respect to the Group and the sectors and industries in which the Group operates. Statements which include the words "expects", "intends", "plans", "believes", "projects", "anticipates", "will", "targets", "aims", "may", "would", "could", "continue", their negative variations and similar statements of a future or forward-looking nature identify forward-looking statements for the purposes of the U.S. federal securities laws or otherwise. All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties many of which are beyond the control of the Group. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause the Group's actual results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. These factors include but are not limited to the following factors:  declines in oil or gas prices; energy demand in South-East Asia;  accuracy of the estimates of the Group's reserves and resources;  the Group's ability to implement successfully any of its business strategies; the Group's ability to fund its future operations and capital needs through borrowing or otherwise; outcome of the exploration activities; increased operating costs; the Group's ability to obtain necessary regulatory approvals; competition in the markets where the Group operates; changes in tax rates; changes in accounting standards or practices; inflation and fluctuations in exchange rates; the impact of general business and global economic conditions; changes in political, economic, legal or social conditions in Thailand, Indonesia or Laos; changes in the policies of the governments of Thailand, Indonesia or Laos; and the Group's success in identifying other risks relating to its business and managing the risks relating to the aforementioned factors. Any forward-looking statements in this announcement reflect the Group's or, as applicable, the Directors' current views with respect to future events and are subject to these and other risks, uncertainties and assumptions relating to the Group's business, results of operations and growth strategy. Each forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this announcement. Subject to any obligations under applicable law, rules and regulations, neither Salamander nor the Directors undertakes any obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement or other information contained in this announcement whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Group or individuals acting on behalf of the Group are expressly qualified in their entirety by this paragraph. Goldman Sachs International, which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, is acting exclusively for Salamander and no one else in connection with the matters referred to in this announcement and will not be responsible to anyone other than Salamander for providing the protections afforded to clients of Goldman Sachs International, or for providing advice in connection with the matters referred to in this announcement.

Det norske oljeselskap ASA: Primary Insider Notice

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL Reference is made to the on-going rights issue in Det norske oljeselskap ASA (the “Company”) (the “Rights Issue”). On 18 July 2014, the following primary insiders in Det norske subscribed for shares in the ongoing rights issue of the company at the subscription price of NOK 48.5 per share: · Camilla Oftebro has subscribed for 1,862 shares in the ongoing rights issue of the company, equal to the allotted rights. After the transaction Camilla Oftebro holds 6,094 shares in Det norske. · Bård Atle Hovd has subscribed for 4,979 shares in the ongoing rights issue of the company, equal to the allotted rights. After the transaction Bård Atle Hovd holds 16,297 shares in Det norske. · Anniken Maurseth has subscribed for 3,500 shares in the ongoing rights issue in the company. Of the aggregate subscription, 2,628 were subscribed to based on allotted subscription rights, whereas 872 represent oversubscription. After the transaction Anniken Maurseth holds a minimum of 8,602 shares in Det norske. · Alexander Krane has subscribed for 4,000 shares in the ongoing rights issue in the company. Of the aggregate subscription, 2,117 were subscribed to based on allotted subscription rights, whereas 1,883 represent oversubscription. After the transaction Alexander Krane holds a minimum of 6,929 shares in Det norske. · Gudmund Evju has subscribed for 20,500 shares in the ongoing rights issue of the company. After the transaction Gumund Evju holds 88,895 shares in Det norske and 9,593 subscription rights (DETNOR T). · Hagrola Consulting AS, owned by Gro Kielland, has subscribed for 2,250 shares in the ongoing rights issue in the company. Of the aggregate subscription, 0 were subscribed to based on allotted subscription rights, whereas 2,250 represent oversubscription. After the transaction Hagrola Consulting AS holds a minimum of 0 shares in Det norske. · Odd Ragnar Heum has subscribed for 27,474 shares in the ongoing rights issue of the company, equal to the allotted rights. After the transaction Odd Ragnar Heim holds 89,915 shares in Det norske. *** This announcement is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in the United States (including its territories and possessions, any state of the United States and the District of Columbia). This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account of, U.S. persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act), except pursuant to an effective registration statement under, or an exemption from the registration requirements of, the U.S. Securities Act. All offers and sales outside the United States will be made in reliance on Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act. No public offering of securities is being made in the United States. Contact:Jonas Gamre, Investor Relations Manager, tel: +47 971 18 292

Update on the Gohta-2 well

The appraisal well 7120/1-4S was drilled from the rig Island Innovator in 332 meters of water depth in the Gohta structure in the Barents Sea, 5.3 kilometers north-west from the discovery well 7120/1-3 that was drilled in 2013, and proved an estimated 111-232 million barrels of oil equivalents in contingent resources. The objective of well 7120/1-4 S was to confirm the extent of the reservoir and reservoir properties in Permian carbonates, in addition to establishing oil-water and oil-gas contacts in western part of the structure. Extensive data sampling was carried out in the reservoir, including coring and fluid sampling.             Well 7120/1-4 S encountered 10 metrs carbonate conglomerate in the upper part of the Permian succession with good reservoir quality, overlying fractured carbonates with limited reservoir quality. The conglomerate zone contains gas condensate, whereas the dense carbonate succession has oil shows. Two production tests were performed to further assess reservoir quality and permeability. The test in the oil zone was inconclusive due to seal issues, and produced 170,000 Sm3 gas/day from the overlying succession. The test in the gas condensate zone produced 700,000 Sm3 gas and 140 Sm3 oil per day. Det norske holds a 40 percent interest in the licence. Other partners in the license are Lundin Norway AS (40 per cent and operator) and Noreco (20 per cent). Investor contacts:Jonas Gamre, Investor Relations Manager, tel.: +47 971 18 292Håkon Høgetveit, Investor Relations, tel.: +47 476 29 348

Gohta appraisal – preliminary results

The appraisal well 7120/1-4S was drilled from the rig Island Innovator in 332 meters of water depth in the Gohta structure in the Barents Sea, 5.3 kilometers north-west from the discovery well 7120/1-3 which was drilled in 2013. According to previous estimates the contingent resources in the discovery could be 111-232 million barrels of oil equivalents. Based on current assessments the appraisal well will not result in any changes to this estimate. The appraisal well was drilled to a total depth of 2 490 meters below the sea surface. As expected a reservoir was encountered with gas above oil in Permian carbonates. The reservoir is in younger rocks than that in the discovery well. Data from the appraisal well indicates that there is contact between the two wells and that the gas/oil and oil/water contact are at the same level across the entire structure. The quality of the gas reservoir is good but the oil zone appears to be of lesser quality than that in the discovery well. Two production tests were performed to further assess reservoir quality and permeability. It was not possible to isolate gas from the flow in the oil zone, and the information from this section is therefore not clear. The test in the gas condensate zone was positive with production rates corresponding to 700 000 Sm3 gas per day. Noreco Norway AS share in the PL492 Gohta license is 20 per cent. Other partners in the license are Lundin Norway AS (40 per cent and operator) and Det norske oljeselskap ASA (40 per cent).

Halfords helps 12,000 pupils get on their bikes

HALFORDS helped 12,000 pupils from 455 schools all over the country skill up and learn more about cycling safety and maintenance, at free workshops held in June. Held in schools by Halfords colleagues, the free workshop is the ideal way for school children to learn all about cycling safety and how to keep their bike in tiptop condition. The sessions also aim to help children develop their confidence and independence when cycling. Halfords’ Community and CSR Manager Emma Thomas said “We’re so proud that, since the Halfords workshops began in June, we’ve taught 12,000 school children about bike maintenance and safety, a key part of kids becoming confident on their bikes. Our research shows 82% of parents want cycling safety added to the National Curriculum – and the fact that thousands of children have benefited from the Gear Up! bike workshops shows how important cycling education is.” Recent research from Halfords has uncovered that 82% of the nation would like to see Bikeability become part of the National Curriculum and 32% of parents would like schools to teach cycle safety. Halfords’ Gear Up! bike workshops teach kids about bike maintenance and safety and help them develop key life skills including teamwork and problem-solving as well as promoting exercise in an engaging way.  In addition, to date 30,000 kids have attended Halfords Kids’ Bike Clubs that run through the summer holidays (www.halfords.com/bikeclub). Pupils that took part in the June workshop were given fun downloadable activities to help them learn all about bikes as well as a certificate upon completion.  The activities included a competition giving pupils the chance to win a bike of their choice as well as free cycle helmets for the whole class.  Teachers can register an interest in future school bike workshops by emailing emma.thomas@halfords.co.uk. -ENDS-

Interim report January-June 2014

(Tables included in attached PDF) Second quarter 2014 · Net sales increased with 2% and adjusted operating profit increased with 44% compared to the second quarter 2013. Improvements were due to improved product mix and volumes, as well as more favourable exchange rates and synergies. · Compared to the previous quarter net sales and adjusted operating profit decreased due to periodic maintenance shutdowns. · During the quarter the group has restructured the debt portfolio securing a healthy debt profile with improved margins. January-June 2014 compared with the same period in 2013 · Net sales has increased with 3% due to mix, volume and more favourable currency exchange rates. · The adjusted operating profit has improved with SEK 260 million due to synergies, volume, mix and a weakened SEK. · Synergies of approximately SEK 154 million have impacted the first six months compared to the same period last year. Outlook · Demand and order situation is expected to remain stable during the third quarter 2014 for all business areas. · Average prices in local currency are anticipated to stay on current level for the third quarter 2014 for business areas Packaging Paper and Consumer Board. Meanwhile the increased gap between recovered fibre and primary fibre grades is leading to an increased pressure on primary fibre based prices within the business area Containerboard. Due to increased production capacity in Sweden from converted fine paper machines especially white kraftliner prices are facing decreases. · Wood prices are expected to stay on current level for the second half of 2014. · The target of approximately SEK 530 million in annual synergies and savings is unchanged, and is expected to be reached during 2014. Estimated non-recurring costs for realising the synergies are increased from approximately SEK 200 million to approximately SEK 225 million. Comments by BillerudKorsnäs’ CEO Per Lindberg:Stable second-quarter results “We deliver a strong and stable result for the second quarter. Our adjusted operating profit reached SEK 467 million and our operating margin was 9%. Overall, I am pleased with our financial performance. The market place has been quite good with solid demand and stable prices within all business areas. Business area Packaging Paper has managed to keep the prices stable during the quarter in spite of increased capacity on the market, and has increased prices on new orders within the sack segments thanks to a seasonally strong demand. Within business area Consumer Board we have launched the next generation of Cartonboard products on the market, which has been very well received by customers. Business area Containerboard has delivered a stable result for the second quarter but is beginning to feel a real pressure from the increased capacity on the market. We continue with our ambition “Challenging conventional packaging for a sustainable future” with the aim of increasing the level of innovation and leadership. During the quarter we have received confirmation in several areas that we are right on target with our mission. Several countries are putting regulations in place for reducing the use of plastics in packaging. We offer sustainable alternatives to several plastic applications, and sustainability is our top priority. We have received recognition from both EcoVadis and "oekom research", meaning that the company is acknowledged for its sustainability work. During the quarter, we have also made a decision to further improve the environmental profile of the company through a major investment in Gävle. Following our ambition to increase innovation and product leadership, we have during the quarter decided to invest in next generation fluting at Gruvön, enhancing both product performance as well as machine capacity. On the more innovative side, BillerudKorsnäs and Berghs School of Communication are giving Spotify a physical form. It is this year’s edition of a packaging design contest for students at Berghs and this is the first time an online brand will be physically packaged. During the first half of 2014 we have delivered an operating margin of 10%, and a growth in sales volumes over last year with 4%, in line with our profitable growth targets and our long term strategy. The integration work has progressed as planned and as already communicated, the realisation of synergies is happening faster than first planned. All employees have done a fantastic work all across the company, in numerous different projects that constitutes the integration program. However, the pace of integration in combination with synergy-related incentives will increase the non-recurring costs for realising the synergies with approximately SEK 25 million for the year. It is my belief that this is money well spent.’’ BillerudKorsnäs’ President and CEO Per Lindberg and CFO Susanne Lithander will present the interim report at a press and analyst conference at 11.00 CET on Monday 21 July 2014.Venue: BillerudKorsnäs head office , Frösundaleden 2b, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden. For further information, please contact:Per Lindberg, President and CEO +46 (0)8 553 335 00Susanne Lithander, CFO, +46 (0)8 553 335 00 The information in this report is such that BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ) is obliged to disclose under the Swedish Securities Market Act and was submitted for publication at 10.00 CET on 21 July 2014. This report has been prepared in both a Swedish and an English version. BillerudKorsnäs – Packaging manufacturers and brand owners are offered added value in the form of brand-strengthening, productivity-boosting and environment-enhancing packaging solutions. BillerudKorsnäs has a world-leading market position within primary fibre-based packaging paper. The company has annual sales of around SEK 20 billion and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. www.billerudkorsnas.com

Stable second-quarter results

CEO Per Lindberg comments on the development during Q2 2014: “We deliver a strong and stable result for the second quarter. Our adjusted operating profit reached SEK 467 million and our operating margin was 9%. Overall, I am pleased with our financial performance. The market place has been quite good with solid demand and stable prices within all business areas. Business area Packaging Paper has managed to keep the prices stable during the quarter in spite of increased capacity on the market, and has increased prices on new orders within the sack segments thanks to a seasonally strong demand. Within business area Consumer Board we have launched the next generation of Cartonboard products on the market, which has been very well received by customers. Business area Containerboard has delivered a stable result for the second quarter but is beginning to feel a real pressure from the increased capacity on the market. We continue with our ambition “Challenging conventional packaging for a sustainable future” with the aim of increasing the level of innovation and leadership. During the quarter we have received confirmation in several areas that we are right on target with our mission. Several countries are putting regulations in place for reducing the use of plastics in packaging. We offer sustainable alternatives to several plastic applications, and sustainability is our top priority. We have received recognition from both EcoVadis and "oekom research", meaning that the company is acknowledged for its sustainability work. During the quarter, we have also made a decision to further improve the environmental profile of the company through a major investment in Gävle. Following our ambition to increase innovation and product leadership, we have during the quarter decided to invest in next generation fluting at Gruvön, enhancing both product performance as well as machine capacity. On the more innovative side, BillerudKorsnäs and Berghs School of Communication are giving Spotify a physical form. It is this year’s edition of a packaging design contest for students at Berghs and this is the first time an online brand will be physically packaged. During the first half of 2014 we have delivered an operating margin of 10%, and a growth in sales volumes over last year with 4%, in line with our profitable growth targets and our long term strategy. The integration work has progressed as planned and as already communicated, the realisation of synergies is happening faster than first planned. All employees have done a fantastic work all across the company, in numerous different projects that constitutes the integration program. However, the pace of integration in combination with synergy-related incentives will increase the non-recurring costs for realising the synergies with approximately SEK 25 million for the year. It is my belief that this is money well spent.’’ For further information, please contact: Per Lindberg, President and CEO +46 (0)8 553 335 00Susanne Lithander, CFO, +46 (0)8 553 335 00 The information is such that BillerudKorsnäs AB (publ) is obligated to publish under the Swedish Securities Market Act. Submitted for publication at 10.02 CET, 21 July 2014.

Northland announces organizational changes and a change in the corporate management

Luxembourg, July 21, 2014 – Northland Resources S.A. (OSE: NAUR, Frankfurt: NPK, Nasdaq OMX/First North: NAURo – together with its subsidiaries “Northland”, “NRSA” or the “Company”) announces that the Company and the relevant labor unions have reached an understanding concerning organizational changes. The Company also announces a change in management as Willy Sundling, Vice President Environment, Health and Safety, will leave the company. As previously announced by the Company, Northland is making organizational changes as a part of the Company’s new strategy which was announced on June 30, 2014. The Company has now reached an understanding with the relevant labor unions concerning organizational changes. The changes include movement of staff, a reduced number of administrative employees and a reduction of the executive management team. The Company will move parts of the administrative staff currently allocated in Luleå, closer to the operations in Pajala and the number of employees will be reduced. Redundancy affects 21 positions within the administrative staff of the Swedish subsidiaries. Negotiations with the relevant labor unions regarding the concerned employees will continue. The Company will revert with the outcome of these negotiations and any possible further changes in the executive management team. “I’m convinced that this is the right way forward. It is a result of the current situation in the iron ore market and the challenges we have in front of us. Moving our team closer to the mine is natural at this stage and one of the steps taken in order to optimize our operations“, commented CEO, Johan Balck. Furthermore, Willy Sundling who most recently held the position as Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety will leave the Company. Willy Sundling has held several positions within Northland and will be available for the Company for some time. For more information, please contact:ir@northland.euJohan Balck, CEO: +46 920 779 00Niclas Dahlström, Communication Manager: +46 70 382 99 77 Or visit our website: www.northland.eu Northland is a producer of iron ore concentrate, with a portfolio of production, development and exploration mines and projects in northern Sweden and Finland. The first construction phase of the Kaunisvaara project is complete and production ramp-up started in November 2012. The Company expects to produce high-grade, high-quality magnetite iron concentrate in Kaunisvaara, Sweden, where the Company expects to exploit two magnetite iron ore deposits, Tapuli and Sahavaara. Northland has entered into off-take contracts with three partners for the entire production from the Kaunisvaara project over the next seven to ten years. The Company has also finalized a Definitive Feasibility Study (“DFS”) for its Hannukainen Iron Oxide Copper Gold (“IOCG”) project in Kolari, northern Finland. Forward-Looking Information This announcement may include “forward-looking” information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms “believes”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “intends”, “may”, “will” or “should” or, in each case, their negative, or other variations or comparable terminology. This forward-looking information includes all matters that are expectations concerning, among other things, Northland’s results of operations, financial condition, liquidity, prospects, growth, strategies and the industry in which it operates. By their nature, forward-looking information involves risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. Readers are cautioned that forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that Northland’s actual results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which it operates may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, even if Northland’s results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which Northland operates are consistent with the forward-looking information contained in this press release, those results or developments may not be indicative of results or developments in subsequent periods.

Delivery of complete electrified bus solutions to cities

Under the global partnership agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses. ABB will supply standard-based fast-charging solutions for the electric vehicles. “We are delighted to enter into partnership with ABB. Together, we have a complete and competitive offer for cities around the world that want to switch to a sustainable public transport system,” said Håkan Agnevall, President Volvo Buses.“Electric-hybrid buses and full electric buses are tomorrow’s solution for urban public transport. Volvo will team up with a few global actors in this field, and ABB is one of them.” “We are very pleased to partner with a global transportation industry leader which shares our vision of e-mobility in line with ABB’s commitment of power and productivity for a better world,” said Pekka Tiitinen, head of ABB’s Discrete Automation and Motion division. “Urbanization is at a historic high and is stretching the transport infrastructure of cities around the world. Our collaboration will help to support sustainable and cost-efficient transportation solutions to meet rising commuter demand.” The partnership involves working towards a standardization of automatic e-bus fast charging on the market. This can include the communications protocol between infrastructure charging solution and e-bus, electrical interface, and specification of the automatic connection system (ACS). The ACS is located on the roof of the bus and connects the bus with the fast charger at selected charging stops. The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system. Potentially 12 Volvo Electric Hybrid buses operated by Sales-Lentz will be running on existing public bus lines in Luxembourg as of 2015. Sales-Lentz has a history of being an early adopter and was the first European operator running Volvo Hybrids already in 2009. This project is another strong example  of a  public &  private partnership between  Sales-Lentz,  the ministries of Luxembourg and Volvo Buses. The project is integrated into Luxembourg’s Mobility Network (LMN), a network that links different mobility projects in the Grand Duchy to exploit synergies and develop common visions for the mobility of the future. The Volvo Electric Hybrid, which reduces energy consumption by 60% compared with a conventional diesel bus, will be officially launched at the IAA exhibition in Hannover in Germany in September. Volvo’s first full electric buses will be launched in June 2015 within the ElectriCity project in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Buses launched its first hybrid bus in 2009 and has delivered nearly 1,600 hybrids to 21 countries. The company is a leader in electro mobility. As a leader in power and automation technologies, ABB plays a vital role in the development of sustainable modes of transport by providing efficient charging infrastructure solutions for electric vehicles. ABB technologies ensure intelligent infrastructure networks with an industry leading uptime while maintaining good power quality in the grid. As the market leader in fast charging solutions, ABB delivered over 1,500 DC fast-charging systems for passenger vehicles worldwide since 2010, and rolled out charging networks for automotive, utility, government and retail customers including nation-wide networks in the Netherlands, Estonia, Denmark. Facts Volvo’s electric hybrid bus · The bus is equipped with an electric motor that is powered by lithium batteries. It also has a small diesel engine. · The bus is charged quickly at charging stations via an overhead power connection. · The bus can be driven about seven kilometres on electricity alone, covering the distance silently and entirely without exhaust emissions. · 75% fuel saving · 60% energy reduction · 75% CO2reduction · Recharging 6 minutes at end stations Facts Volvo’s full electric bus · Electrical drive 100 % of the route, silent and emission-free · Enables indoor bus stops · 80 % energy reduction · No local exhaust emissions · 99 % CO2reduction · Recharging 6 min at end stations Facts ABB off-board automatic e-bus fast chargers · Standards-based charger using the proven and safe CCS (EN61851-23) protocol · On-route and depot charging solutions · Flexibility in connecting to different electricity-grid situations · Remote management and service solutions together with high quality hardware provides industry leading uptime · ABB connected services offer flexibility to connect to added-value systems, easy upgrading & cost efficiency · Configurations with several power levels up to 300 kW are available depending on the bus and location · Includes an Automatic Connection System to seamlessly connect to the roof of the Volvo bus without the need for driver intervention 2014-07-21 For more information please contact:Helena Lind, Manager Media Relations, Volvo Bus CorporationPhone: +46 (0)31-323 52 67 Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, with a strong focus on vehicles and systems for long-term sustainable public transport. The product range includes complete transport solutions, city buses, intercity buses and tourist coaches, as well as services in financing, vehicle service, vehicle diagnostics and traffic information. Volvo Buses is part of Volvo Group, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses and construction machines as well as drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Volvo Group also provides complete financing solutions. For more information visit http://www.volvobuses.com

Pac-12 Networks streamlines its production operations with Vizrt’s Viz Mosart automation systems

Bergen, Norway, 21 July 2014 Looking to increase its ability to create and distribute fast turnaround highlights for its studio shows and live sports productions, Pac-12 Networks (http://pac-12.com/networks) is fully automating its two production control rooms by installing two new Viz Mosart (http://www.vizrt.com/products/viz_mosart/) studio automation systems and a Viz Mosart Media Router. The new technology from Vizrt Ltd (http://www.vizrt.com/), a worldwide supplier of production tools for the digital media industry, will allow Pac-12 Networks to expand its production capabilities to meet increased demand for programming to support its one national and six regional television networks. Pac-12 Networks will televise 850 live events during the 2014-15 school year. "When we looked around at the options for control room automation, Viz Mosart was the only system we felt was flexible enough for the type of high volume, quick turnaround production needed when you are producing studio content for simultaneous events occurring across the seven Pac-12 Networks," said Leon Schweir, Vice President of Production for Pac-12 Networks. “Another key factor was that Viz Mosart was the only newsroom automation system that had native interfaces to all of our existing equipment. Not having to make equipment changes to our established technology and workflow has significantly streamlined the project."  Viz Mosart is a studio automation system that makes it possible to improve the quality of the production while reducing associated costs. It includes tools that enable directors to instantly access content from any source and output to any location, making it easier to make on-the-fly decisions in an automated control room. Pac-12 Networks will use the systems every day for producing sports highlights and halftime shows throughout the school year. Viz Mosart will allow the networks to produce more content per control room, while maintaining a consistent look and visual appeal.

Volvo Buses and ABB in electro mobility cooperation

Under the global partnership agreement, Volvo Buses will supply electric-hybrid buses and full-electric buses. ABB will supply standard-based fast-charging solutions for the electric vehicles. “We are delighted to enter into partnership with ABB. Together, we have a complete and competitive offer for cities around the world that want to switch to a sustainable public transport system,” said Håkan Agnevall, President Volvo Buses.“Electric-hybrid buses and full electric buses are tomorrow’s solution for urban public transport. Volvo will team up with a few global actors in this field, and ABB is one of them.” “We are very pleased to partner with a global transportation industry leader which shares our vision of e-mobility in line with ABB’s commitment of power and productivity for a better world,” said Pekka Tiitinen, head of ABB’s Discrete Automation and Motion division. “Urbanization is at a historic high and is stretching the transport infrastructure of cities around the world. Our collaboration will help to support sustainable and cost-efficient transportation solutions to meet rising commuter demand.” The partnership involves working towards a standardization of automatic e-bus fast charging on the market. This can include the communications protocol between infrastructure charging solution and e-bus, electrical interface, and specification of the automatic connection system (ACS). The ACS is located on the roof of the bus and connects the bus with the fast charger at selected charging stops. The first joint project will be the implementation of Volvo Electric Hybrids and automatic e-bus chargers in the Luxembourg public transport system. Potentially 12 Volvo Electric Hybrid buses operated by Sales-Lentz will be running on existing public bus lines in Luxembourg as of 2015. Sales-Lentz has a history of being an early adopter and was the first European operator running Volvo Hybrids already in 2009. This project is another strong example  of a  public &  private partnership between  Sales-Lentz,  the ministries of Luxembourg and Volvo Buses. The project is integrated into Luxembourg’s Mobility Network (LMN), a network that links different mobility projects in the Grand Duchy to exploit synergies and develop common visions for the mobility of the future. The Volvo Electric Hybrid, which reduces energy consumption by 60% compared with a conventional diesel bus, will be officially launched at the IAA exhibition in Hannover in Germany in September. Volvo’s first full electric buses will be launched in June 2015 within the ElectriCity project in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Buses launched its first hybrid bus in 2009 and has delivered nearly 1,600 hybrids to 21 countries. The company is a leader in electro mobility. As a leader in power and automation technologies, ABB plays a vital role in the development of sustainable modes of transport by providing efficient charging infrastructure solutions for electric vehicles. ABB technologies ensure intelligent infrastructure networks with an industry leading uptime while maintaining good power quality in the grid. As the market leader in fast charging solutions, ABB delivered over 1,500 DC fast-charging systems for passenger vehicles worldwide since 2010, and rolled out charging networks for automotive, utility, government and retail customers including nation-wide networks in the Netherlands, Estonia, Denmark. Facts Volvo’s electric hybrid bus · The bus is equipped with an electric motor that is powered by lithium batteries. It also has a small diesel engine. · The bus is charged quickly at charging stations via an overhead power connection. · The bus can be driven about seven kilometres on electricity alone, covering the distance silently and entirely without exhaust emissions. · Enables indoor bus stops · 75% fuel savings · 60% energy reduction · 75% CO2reduction · Recharging 6 minutes at end stations Facts Volvo’s full electric bus · Electrical drive 100 % of the route, silent and emission-free · Enables indoor bus stops · 80 % energy reduction · No local exhaust emissions · 99 % CO2reduction · Recharging 6 min at end stations Facts ABB off-board automatic e-bus fast chargers · Standards-based charger using the proven and safe CCS (EN61851-23) protocol · On-route and depot charging solutions · Flexibility in connecting to different electricity-grid situations · Remote management and service solutions together with high quality hardware provides industry leading uptime · ABB connected services offer flexibility to connect to added-value systems, easy upgrading & cost efficiency · Configurations with several power levels up to 300 kW are available depending on the bus and location · Includes an Automatic Connection System to seamlessly connect to the roof of the Volvo bus without the need for driver intervention

Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE™ Trial Wins Motor Transport’s Innovation Award

Motor Transport honoured Carrier Transicold (http://www.transicold.carrier.com/) with its prestigious Innovation Award for a joint project with Sainsbury’s to trial the world’s first temperature-controlled trailer using the natural refrigerant carbon dioxide (CO₂). Carrier Transicold, which operates in the UK as Carrier Transicold (UK) Ltd., helps improve global transport and shipping temperature control with a complete line of equipment for refrigerated trucks, trailers and containers, and is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Labelled as “a potential game changer” by the Motor Transport judging panel, the two-year project launched in August 2013 uses a modified version of Carrier Transicold’s NaturaLINE™ refrigeration system, which was initially developed for ocean container shipping. The 10.8-metre, insulated, urban distribution trailer delivers frozen produce to stores using NaturaLINE’s non-ozone depleting CO₂ refrigerant, which has a Global Warming Potential (GWP) of one. In contrast, most temperature-controlled systems on commercial vehicles use conventional refrigerants such as R-404A (a fluorinated gas), with a GWP of 3,920. GWP is the measurement used to show the equivalent kilograms of CO₂. The GWP of CO₂ is lower than other natural refrigerants, such as propane, so even in the event of a leak, the use of CO₂ adds no new environmental risk. “Congratulations to Sainsbury’s for taking a bold step forward to reduce its carbon footprint by successfully demonstrating the application of the NaturaLINE CO₂ refrigeration system for road use,” said David Appel, president, Carrier Transicold & Refrigeration Systems. “The trial’s success is great news for Sainsbury’s and the environment.” The award was received at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London by Victor Calvo, managing director, Carrier Transicold EMEA; Justin Grace, managing director, Carrier Transicold northern Europe; and Nick Davies, head of transport operations, Sainsbury’s. “We’re delighted Carrier's natural leadership in environmental technologies has been recognised with this award,” Grace said. “The NaturaLINE unit trial marks one of the most significant innovations in temperature-controlled road transport for more than a decade.” For further press information on the NaturaLINE trial, please visit the Carrier Transicold UK online newsroom (http://news.cision.com/carrier-transicold/r/sainsbury-s-trials-world-s-first-naturally-refrigerated-trailer,c9541645). For more information on Carrier Transicold and its products and services, visit www.transicold.carrier.com. Follow Carrier on Twitter: @CarrierGreen (http://www.twitter.com/CarrierGreen). ends About Carrier Transicold Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping of temperature-controlled cargoes with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated transport and cold chain visibility. For more than 40 years, Carrier Transicold has been an industry leader, providing customers around the world with the most advanced, energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units and trailer refrigeration systems. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.transicold.carrier.com or follow Carrier on Twitter: @CarrierGreen (http://www.twitter.com/CarrierGreen). CAR/149/14

20,000 Members - Viral Angels Reaches Another Milestone

“We’re in a very exciting stage of expansion, moving fast towards our next goals and we’re already starting to see the upside on investments made in early 2014” says Anthony Norman, CEO. Some of the recent investments include businesses such as Best of All Worlds, Athabasca Resources and Fantrac. Best of All Worlds The social network Best Of All Worlds aims to be the ultimate discovery and matching platform for people, products and services available online. BOAW enables its members to navigate and leverage the relevant collective intelligence of the trusted few, rather than the “wisdom of the crowd”. Best of all Worlds is founded by Erik Wachtmeister and Louise Wachtmeister, both pioneers in social media as founders of ASMALLWORLD, an exclusive, invitation-only social media network community. Athabasca Resources Limited Listing on the AIM market in London in September this year, the British energy and resource company Athabasca Resources Limited (“ARL”). ARL has entered into agreements to acquire a 50% farm-in interest (“the Farm In”) with Nordic Petroleum AS (“Nordic”) in four Alberta Crown Leases covering 7,936 hectares in the Athabasca Oil Sands in Alberta, Canada (“the Chard Leases”). ARL is negotiating an exclusive license/joint venture with Oil Recovery Services Limited, (”ORS”) which owns technology and know how that may enable oil recovery (at significantly reduced cost) from the oil sands without the need for steam injection using organic enzymes which are environmentally neutral and that do not leave a carbon footprint. ORS’s technology is already in use in the Bahamas with a major international oil company where it is being deployed in oil remediation and waste recovery. Fantrac Global Limited Fantrac, a media platform offering celebrities, musicians, sports stars and teams the opportunity to significantly recoup on their online commercial value through their very own fan club. Fantrac is a full subscription service allowing fans access to exclusive content, a community of like-minded people and a live footprint of their idol’s daily activity. Fantrac seeks to reconnect fans and celebrities through a subscription based service that expands and monetizes fan demand for Celebrity content. In addition to its investment activities, Viral Angels regularly organizes seminars, lectures and activities in various forms for its members. Each month there are a number of events around European cities. “Viral Angels has already proven to be a success story, not only in Sweden but all across Europe and other countries. We predict reaching 30,000 members before the end of 2014” says Anthony Norman. Membership on the Viral Angels is free – join now at www.viralangels.com if you’re not already a member and find out what it’s all about. For additional information, kindly contact: Jimmy Lindgren - Head of Communications Viral Angels Credit Union Jimmy@viralangels.com +46 70 229 23 27

REUNION SUCCESS FOR ST MARGARET’S

Months of detective work came to fruition for Michele Olie when eight of the original team who undertook a World Challenge expedition to Northern India in the summer of 1994 travelled from far and wide to reunite at the Independent School for Girls 20 years later. “My son is heading off on expedition to South Africa this summer and it dawned on me that it is now 20 years since we went off to India,” explained Michele, who was an art teacher at the school at the time and now lives in Somerset. “I had a trawl about on the internet and eventually managed to track down all the girls who’d travelled apart from our Expedition Leader Ian Anderson, who was no longer on World Challenge’s database. “All the girls seemed keen on a reunion so I contacted St Margaret’s who were happy to host the event then I kept everyone abreast of developments through a Facebook group page.” The eight who attended were Michele, Nicola and  Emma Moores (both Lincolnshire), Smita and Monica Nath (London), Roz Tadman (Gloucestershire), Nicola Earle (London) with Helen Maunder-Taylor travelling from Australia, as she was able to combine the trip with her grandmother’s 100thbirthday celebrations! “It was lovely to see them all again – some of us have stayed in touch more than others over the years but we had a great time and even managed to watch a DVD containing our expedition footage and shared lots of photos, which helped bring the memories flooding back,” she added. Michele’s legacy has lived on with her two children, Alexander and Matthew, both signed up to overseas schools expeditions whilst she firmly believes that her World Challenge experience gave her the necessary life experience and valuable transferable skills needed for later life. “My friends are always astonished at what I can pull out of my handbag! I’m never without a penknife or a first aid kit,” she said. “Also the Far From Help Medical Course I undertook prior to the expedition has proved extremely valuable as a mother of two very active boys and it also helped when my husband collapsed unexpectedly. “Taking on an expedition is a fantastic way for young people to push themselves outside of their comfort zone, both physically and mentally, whilst at the same time experiencing international cultures and forging life-long friendships.” For more information on World Challenge visit www.world-challenge.co.uk  

Interim report January–June 2014

Net sales for the second quarter amounted to SEK 3,314 million (3,262). Organic growth totalled negative 3 per cent (pos: 2). No restructuring costs (­­36) impacted operating profit for the quarter. Operating profit excluding restructuring costs amounted to SEK 275 million (249), corresponding to an operating margin of 8.3 per cent (7.6). Currency effects of approximately negative SEK 10 million (neg: 15) affected the Group’s operating profit, of which positive SEK 15 million (neg: 15) comprised translation effects and negative SEK 25 million (0) comprised transaction effects. Profit after tax and including restructuring costs totalled SEK 192 million (137), corresponding to earnings per share of SEK 1.14 (0.81). Operating cash flow amounted to SEK 175 million (237).In total, market performance was deemed to be unchanged compared with the year-earlier period. The UK market grew, yet at a lower rate. The Nordic kitchen market and Nobia’s combined primary markets in Continental Europe are deemed to have remained unchanged.Organic sales growth was negative 3 per cent (pos: 2). Currency effects impacted net sales positively for the quarter in an amount of SEK 167 million (neg: 177). Optifit, which was divested on 1 May 2013, reported external sales of SEK 28 million in the second quarter of 2013.The gross margin rose to 42.1 per cent (41.2), positively impacted by higher sales values and lower prices of materials, only partly offset by exchange-rate fluctuations and lower sales volumes.Operating profit increased primarily due to the improved gross margin and cost savings.Currency effects of approximately negative SEK 10 million (neg: 15) affected the Group’s operating profit, of which positive SEK 15 million (neg: 15) comprised translation effects and negative SEK 25 million (0) transaction effects.Return on capital employed including restructuring costs amounted to 16.2 per cent over the past twelve-month period (Jan-Dec 2013: 14.6).Operating cash flow decreased primarily as a result of the negative change in working capital.Comments from the CEO“Sales for the second quarter were impacted by a lower number of delivery days compared with the year-earlier period. The Group’s gross margin for the past twelve-month period is once again at a record level and the operating margin for the quarter is the highest in six years. The reduction in the complexity of the range is proceeding and Magnet’s transition to the Group’s common standard dimension is progressing according to plan. The Finnish operations are next in line to undergo the transition. Seven of our brands launched new websites during the first six months of the year and by the end of the year twelve brands will have converted to the same online platform. Our growth strategy includes both digital investments and improved sales processes, as well as an increased number of stores and acquisitions,” says Morten Falkenberg, President and CEO.For further informationPlease contact any of the following on: +46 (0)8 440 16 00 or +46 (0)705 95 51 00:• Morten Falkenberg, President and CEO• Mikael Norman, CFO• Lena Schattauer, Head of Investor Relations

Strengthened margins within all business areas

“Strong profitability has been and continues to be the highest priority, and with a strong financial position we have the prerequisites for investing for the future and continue developing together with our customers.” Nolato Medical has completed a new factory in China and the expansion of the plant in Hungary is running according to plan.” Furthermore, during the quarter we started a production unit within Nolato Telecom in Malaysia for electromagnetic shielding, EMC,” says CEO Hans Porat.  Nolato’s business model is based on a close, long-term and innovative collaboration that creates added value for both customers and shareholders. The strategic work of recent years has resulted in, among other things, market positions moving forward. “Within Nolato Medical we are continuing our investment in further profitable growth, both organic and through acquisitions. Within Nolato Telecom we will strengthen our niche position with technically advanced solutions and within the area electromagnetic shielding, EMC, while we will move forward the positions with larger selected customers in Northern and Central Europe within Nolato Industrial,” says CEO Hans Porat.  At the end of the second quarter, the equity/assets ratio amounted to 51% (42) and the net financial debt to SEK 37 million (128). --------- For further information, please contact:Hans Porat, President and CEO, +46 705 517550Per-Ola Holmström, CFO, +46 705 763340 Nolato is a Swedish group operating in Europe, Asia and North America. Sales in 2013 amounted to SEK 4.5 billion. We develop and manufacture products made from polymer materials such as plastic, silicone and TPE for leading customers in medical technology, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, automotive, hygiene and other selected industrial sectors. Nolato shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, where Nolato is a Mid Cap company in the Industrials sector. The information is such which Nolato AB is obliged to disclose under the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This information was made public on 21 July 2014 at 2.30 pm. www.nolato.com

BLUAPPLE PICKS UP SCHMITZ CARGOBULL CURTAINSIDER

Scottish logistics provider Bluapple has picked up a brand new Schmitz Cargobull aluminium fixed-roof curtainsider, after a successful factory tour in Germany by the firm’s director in March 2014. The trailer, which has been supplied in Bluapple’s striking colourful livery, will be used for a variety of general logistics operations across the UK, and is expected to cover more than three quarters of a million miles during the next five years. Bluapple Director Pete Hannah took the decision to buy after being extremely impressed by a visit to the Schmitz Cargobull factory in Altenberge. He says: “We’re expanding, so we’ve been looking to remove some rented trailers and replace them with fully-owned assets. After travelling to the factory and seeing the quality of the work that goes into manufacturing the trailers, I was convinced that a Schmitz Cargobull would be a good buy.” Pulled by a Scania R 480 Highline, the trailer is the first new Schmitz Cargobull curtainsider Bluapple has acquired since 2008. “I’ve always known that the quality of a Schmitz Cargobull trailer is very high, so this will be a worthy addition to the fleet,” he says. Fresh from the factory and now operating from Bluapple’s depot in Scotland, the curtainsider is carrying a variety of loads, ranging from paper and packaging, to white goods, soft drinks and building products. Like all Schmitz Cargobull trailers, it has been constructed using the company’s patented bolted and galvanised manufacturing technique, which is generally regarded as a more precise and high quality construction process for the 21stcentury. This also removes much of the need for costly welding and paint repairs in the event of damage at any point in the trailer’s life. Schmitz Cargobull launched its new range of aluminium fixed-roof curtainsider trailers exclusively for the UK and Irish markets in 2013. Key features include a new aluminium front bulkhead with galvanised steel front and rear corner posts – a specification favoured by many domestic operators as it allows free side loading. It also includes wraparound curtains and a front ratchet tensioner. Commenting on the new range, Paul Avery, Managing Director of Schmitz Cargobull UK, explains: “We engineered our new fixed roof curtainsider specifically for the UK and Irish markets. It allows us to compete head-to-head against domestic trailer manufacturers and be competitive on price.” ends Editor’s notes: Schmitz Cargobull (UK) is a subsidiary company of the German-owned Schmitz Cargobull Group, the biggest and leading manufacturer and supplier of semi-trailers in Europe. The Schmitz Cargobull Group has manufacturing plants in Germany, Spain, Lithuania and Russia and employs over 4,500 people. In the last financial year (2012/2013), Schmitz Cargobull had a turnover of approximately €1.512 billion and produced more than 43,000 trailers. A number of additional services complete the company profile: Cargobull Finance for leasing and lease purchasing; Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services for vehicle servicing and spare parts; Schmitz Cargobull Service Partners for repairs and maintenance; Schmitz Cargobull Telematics for trailer telematics and Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Store for used trailers. Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated units are constructed using the company’s FERROPLAST® Thermo Technology modular steel-skinned panels to keep loads at the desired temperature. Visit Schmitz Cargobull UK’s dedicated online press room at http://news.cision.com/schmitz-cargobull Press Contact UK:                                                                    James Keeler or James Boley  Garnett Keeler PRTel: 020 8647 4467Email: james.keeler@garnettkeeler.com / james.boley@garnettkeeler.com Company Contact Europe: Gerd Rohrsen, Head of Corporate CommunicationsSilke Hesener, Manager Public RelationsTel: +49 02558 811501Email: silke.hesener@cargobull.com SCB/083/14

Have your very own Grand Départ

Still basking in the excitement of the 101stGrand Départ, the lush green landscapes of Yorkshire are calling to be explored. Yorkshire offers great opportunities for walking, cycling, sightseeing or relaxing andHF Holidays – the UK’s largest walking holiday organisation – features superb guided walking holidays based at its Country Houses, Newfield Hall (http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/holidays/malhamdale-yorkshire-dales) in Malhamdale and Thorns Hall (http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/holidays/sedbergh) in Sedbergh. Newfield Hall (http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/holidays/malhamdale-yorkshire-dales) is a majestic 19th century house in extensive grounds whose facilities include an indoor swimming pool while Thorns Hall (http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/holidays/sedbergh) is a charming historic manor house dating from 1535 complete with panelled rooms and a cobbled courtyard within a few minutes’ walk of Sedbergh. Both locations offer three, four and seven night Guided Walking options with a choice of up to three walks each day to suit all levels – easier, medium or harder – ranging from leisurely walks to climbing high mountains – all in the company of HF Holidays’ expert leaders. Independent Country House Breaks (http://www.hfholidays.co.uk/activities/freedom-breaks/yorkshire-dales) are also available to enjoy the wonderful countryside that surrounds the properties. These breaks are designed to be flexible: guests can stay as long as they like and ‘do their own thing’ while still enjoying full board, with a picnic lunch, and use of all the Country House facilities. Between now and October, prices for a three-night Guided Walking break start from £289 per person, twin-share, inclusive of full board, a full programme of guided walks, transport to and from the walks, a sociable evening programme and and the services of HF Holidays’ walks leaders. 0345 470 7558, www.hfholidays.co.uk

ipostparcels Delivers Price Cuts Across Service

ipostparcels.com (http://www.ipostparcels.com/), UK Mail’s online consumer parcel delivery service, has made significant price cuts across its UK delivery service as a result of customer feedback and as part of their efforts to become one of the most competitively priced parcel delivery couriers in the UK. ipostparcels.com is now the most affordable courier in the UK for Next Day Parcel Delivery, with prices starting at £3.99.The X-Small parcel on a 2-3 day service has also reduced in price and now starts from £2.99. The company has also reduced its ‘Bring me Labels’ added service by 50% to now £1. ‘Bring me Labels’ is an additional service feature  by which customers can choose to add on to their parcel delivery, the service requires the delivery driver to bring the address labels upon collection, ideal for those without printing facilities and for third party courier collections. The price cuts come into place after conducting a customer survey earlier in July to find out what customers think of the brand. Over 80% of customers said they would recommend ipostparcels to others and over 70% said they like the service due to its low price. Guy Buswell, UK Mail CEO said, “Parcel delivery is a growth market and ipostparcels.com aims to be the UK’s lowest next day delivery service without compromising quality and service, the recent price reductions firmly supports our commitment to this objective. Giving customers greater value for money is key to our ethos and with the reduction of our core parcel delivery services, customers can take advantage of bigger savings  on the services they use the most”. ENDS Notes to Editor: ipostparcels: ipostparcels, a subsidiary of UK Mail, is an online consumer parcel collection and delivery service which has been operating since August 2011. An alternative to Royal Mail’s over-the-counter parcel service, ipostparcels spells a convenient and cost-effective way to send a tracked parcel anywhere in the UK for next-day delivery - without having to leave the home or office. In June 2013 ipostparcels.com launched an international parcel delivery service and now delivers to over 160 countries worldwide. Parcels are booked online, collected and then delivered internationally via road or air. Visit www.ipostparcels.com UK Mail Group: The UK Mail Group is the largest independent parcels, mail and logistics services company within the UK, offering quality, yet affordable, delivery solutions both locally and worldwide. With a national network of 55 sites and 3,500 drivers, it is able to offer customers a unique integrated service with a full range of time-sensitive and secure delivery options for letters, parcels and pallets. UK Mail is committed to pushing the boundaries of the post and express parcel delivery markets and continues to launch product innovations that deliver commercial advantage to customers.

ChassisCab Expands into Cambridge

ChassisCab – the Suffolk, North Essex and Cambridgeshire-based family-owned DAF dealership  – has acquired the Marshall DAF Truck franchise for Cambridge maintaining the dealership’s status as the only HGV commercial franchise located within Cambridge.  With bases in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Isleham – ChassisCab has now added the facility at 699 Newmarket Road, Cambridge to its core group of truck sales and service locations to expand its activities as the main DAF Truck franchise holder for East Anglia.  It will continue to offer DAF Truck Sales (New and Used), Truck Servicing and Repair, the supply of DAF and TRP Parts, Commercial Vehicle Paint and Body Shop, Chassis Straightening, Tachograph and HGV MOT testing services. All 35 staff have been transferred to the newly relaunched ChassisCab dealership which now gives a combined trading experience of over 80 years within the commercial vehicle sector in East Anglia. Being situated just off Junction 34 of the A14, means it is ideally positioned to service businesses clustered around the A14 including, the M11 and M25.  The dealership covers an area from Thrapston in the west to Felixstowe on the East coast – the UKs largest container port and most direct link to mainland Europe.  The new dealership will engage with all companies from small owner-managed businesses to large national fleet operations.  ChassisCab now employs over 145 members of staff between its four separate locations. Speaking about the acquisition of the franchise Robert Baxter, Dealer Principal, at ChassisCab, said: ‘We are extremely proud that ChassisCab is now operating in            the city of Cambridge.  We have been working with truck businesses in Cambridgeshire since 2006 when we acquired a DAF Trucks site in Isleham but this move takes us into the mainstream business community where business is encouragingly buoyant .’ ‘The transfer of the business has been seamless because there is almost complete synergy between the two dealerships.  Our customers want quality trucks like the DAF Euro 6 LF, CF and XF that are high-performing, image-conscious and emissions-friendly.  We supply the optimum trucks for the job and that’s what keeps our customers where they want to be – at the top of their game. ‘ ‘We are looking forward to developing new business in and around Cambridge, helping local, national and international companies to prosper and grow.’ DAF Trucks further strengthened its position within the European truck market last year (2013) – a market share of 16.2% was achieved, a record in the 85 year history of the company. ChassisCab is a family owned business that has been the main DAF dealer for Suffolk since the early 1990s and a DAF Service Dealer for Cambridgeshire since 2006.  ChassisCab was formed in 1982 by David Ruffles who set up a body repair business in Bury St Edmunds.  It has grown to become one of the premier dealers for DAF and a leading supplier of trucks in the region.  

Optimal Strategies Launches Exciting New Auto Trading Website

A forward thinking web design and development company is helping to transform the face of the automotive industry with the launch of an exciting new website designed to help people buy and sell cars and motorbikes. Blending the convenience of traditional tools with the functionality of eBay, the new AutoMotoSale (http://www.automotosale.co.uk/) site from Optimal Strategies (http://www.optimalstrategies.co.uk/) offers users an utterly unique trading platform that is significantly cheaper than its competitors. Pawel Oltuszyk, founder of Optimal Strategies says “We were incredibly excited to be involved with such a unique company. After working closely with the AutoMotoSale team, we developed a bespoke website strategy that perfectly encompassed the need for efficiency, simplicity and user friendly navigation.” Borne from the wide felt frustration of not being able to place a simple sales advert or auction on a specialist auto site, AutoMotoSale fills a sizeable gap in the online vehicle trading market. Unlike many other auto trading websites, the site demands no expensive adverts and no weighty commission fees. This means users are free to buy and sell with the confidence that they are receiving the best possible value for their money. Simple, cost effective and thoroughly satisfying, AutoMotoSale is set to emerge as the go-to platform for car and motorbike sales across the nation. To celebrate its launch, AutoMotoSale is currently offering free advertisements to users wanting to take advantage of its unique new auto trading platform. Sleek, efficient and effortlessly easy to use, the new AutoMotoSale site offers tech savvy consumers the ultimate platform from which to buy and sell vehicles. With its specially developed browse function and simple sellers advertising process, the custom-built website is both functional and fuss free. Led by an expert team of web design, web development, SEO and PPC services, Optimal Strategies offers a comprehensive range of digital services at highly competitive prices. With a passion for unique design and creative innovation, the company is dedicated to delivering each and every client tailor-made websites that make an impact. Its latest project is a testament to the company’s ability to take a complex concept and transform it into a fully functional website. Oltuszyk says “We are delighted with the AutoMotoSale website and congratulate the team on its launch. This project has been incredibly interesting and was developed using our customer centric work processes and commitment to transparency and innovation.” To find out more about Optimal Strategies, visit the website at: www.optimalstrategies.co.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/optimal.strategies Twitter: https://twitter.com/OptimalStrategi Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OptimalstrategiesCoUk2014/posts To check out the latest Optimal Strategies project and find out more about how AutoMotoSale is revolutionising the face of the automotive trading market, visit the website at: www.automotosale.co.uk  Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Automotosalecouk/1466661530240520 Twitter: https://twitter.com/AutoMotoSale_uk

Accepta Launches Revolutionary New Biofilm Management System In Wake Of Recent UK Outbreaks Of Water Borne Disease

Accepta has reinforced its status as global chemical technology specialists with the launch of the innovative new ‘BioSentinel’ Biofilm Management (http://www.accepta.com/chemical-dosing-pumps-meters-control-equipment/biofilm-monitor/711-biofilm-management-monitor-predict-control-biofilm-in-water-systems) System. In light of recent outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease and Pseudomonas, the control of bacterial proliferation is more critical than ever. Using world class technology, BioSentinel automatically monitors, predicts and controls the presence of biofilm in water systems to offer complete peace of mind over water safety standards. With a growing number of water borne health scares in hospitals, hotels and public establishments across the nation, it is essential for operators to take a proactive, preventative approach to biofilm management. BioSentinel’s state-of-the-art early warning system is an intelligent solution to the issue, offering safety managers complete control over biofilm content in water systems. As well as drastically improving safety, the innovative new system helps organisations to maintain compliance, reduce operating costs and improve system risk profile. Clive Harding, senior business manager at Accepta says “After extensive research, our team has come up with what we believe is a revolutionary new solution to biofilm management. Equipped with the capacity to actively monitor and treat biofilm growth, BioSentinel makes it easier than ever to comply with national safety standards.” Using advanced modern technology, a highly sensitive biofilm sensor is inserted into an area of the water supply where biofilm is most likely to amass. The BioSentinel controller is used to power the sensor which in turn, nurtures the rapid growth of micro-organisms. This biological activity then creates a potentiometric difference which the controller is able to interpret. Using the results of the analysis, BioSentinel issues an automatic biocide dose to ensure precise control and protection. Sensor signals are continually monitored and analysed ensuring that any trends are picked up in the earliest of stages. This offers controllers immediate warning when any dangerous biofilm development activity is occurring. The controller is then empowered with the knowledge to take proactive remedial action as required. There are currently three BioSentinel systems available, each designed to fit the needs of common business models.  As the entry level system, BioSentinel I actively works to monitor, predict and adjust biocide dosing programmes. Clients demanding increased sophistication can upgrade to BioSentinel II and III. Featuring additional benefits such as data logging, SMS text/e-mail alerts, remote access and remote control via GSM/GPRS, the advanced versions offer the ultimate in biofilm management technology. Thanks to the intelligent design and flexible systems, BioSentinel is ideal for an array of institutional, commercial and industrial facilities. From hospitals, hotels and universities to airports, factories and power stations, the new system offers a perceptive solution to biofilm management. To find out more about the pioneering new BioSentinel systems and how Accepta continues to stay at the forefront of environmental technology, visit: www.accepta.com.

Trends in Online-to-Offline Commerce Suggest Increased Need for Mobile Fraud Prevention

Digital payments are forecasted to almost double in the next 5 years, with an increase from £2.5 to £4.7 trillion from 2014 to 2019, according to a recent report from Juniper Research (http://www.totalpayments.org/2014/07/16/digital-payments-set-reach-4-7-trillion-2019/?utm_campaign=Total%20Payments%2017072014&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua#sthash.mMfWKgx1.dpbs). Businesses worldwide are answering this demand, by implementing new business models. Traditional “brick and mortar” businesses are offering product delivery options, creating an onset of “bricks and clicks” companies. Transactions processed via mobile payments for traditional retailers are expected to grow by 600 percent by the end of 2017, according to a Chinese research firm iResearch (http://www.iresearchchina.com/news/5755.html). These economic forecasts signal the growing global shift from online-to-offline (O2O) commerce, integrating use of mobile phone technology and E-commerce with traditional business models. This highlights a growing need for innovative mobile payment technology and enhanced fraud prevention techniques, according to Omlis, a leading Global Mobile Payment Solutions Provider. Online to Offline (O2O) business models reflect the movement of E-Commerce and M-Commerce activity toward integration with physical, offline processes. This is highly due to the growing worldwide adoption of mobile phones and incorporation of digital payment procedures. In commerce, O2O pushes for user interaction through a website, app, or mobile phone allowing customers to virtually reach the physical storefront or services provided by an organization. Through consistent launch of new apps, the internet has become an innovative way to complete tasks, such as monitoring and controlling home appliances. Innovation leaders Apple recently released the Homekit (https://developer.apple.com/homekit/), which allows users to control lighting, thermostats, and even home security via a mobile device. Consumers in O2O environments gain more efficient services, improved access to goods, and enhanced online shopping experiences (http://www.thedrum.com/news/2014/07/10/madecom-attempts-connect-offline-and-online-store-product-scanning), as well as innovative opportunities to get customizable goods, personalized services, and 24/7 service from industries that traditionally relied on physical interaction. This model could prove profitable for businesses who can aim to increase their consumer base with more efficient systems and a much larger geographical reach. The push back toward offline relationships has initiated through the private sector due growing consumer reliance on online shopping. However, Omlis believes it may also be due to social and cultural implications from widespread internet use. This trend originated in the Asia Pacific, a technologically advanced market that adopted mobile payments early, and now boasts 32 percent of sales attributed to mobile devices according to a recent report (http://www.buzzcity.com/l/reports/The-BuzzCity-Report-Vol-4-Issue-3.pdf) from mobile advertising service provider Buzzcity.  Omlis believes that this foretells similar trends across the globe, with the UK following closely behind with twice (http://mobilemarketingmagazine.com/uk-leads-world-mobile-payments) as many mobile payments than the global average in Q2 of 2014. A recent report from Accenture (http://www.accenture.com/microsites/everydaybank/Pages/uk-financial-services-customer-survey.aspx) showed that although UK customers are banking via mobile, visits to bank branches have increased since last year by almost 10%. This could be due to increased O2O business models, or may possibly be attributed to lack of customer service over online portals. A major concern facing online to offline business models is fraud, due to heightened reliance on mobile payments, an increase in personal data stored on phones, mixed with hackers and no standard security protocol for mobile commerce. The most significant example of fraud activity on mobile devices is credit card fraud according to a report by Iovation (https://www.iovation.com/resources/reports/iovation-2014-mobile-fraud-report), which looked at mobile fraud cases on both Android and iPhone platforms. This fraud occurs most frequently via the mobile web, which still harnesses 60% of global transactions. “The mobile payments market has key hurdles to clear in fraud prevention, and businesses adopting new models incorporating digital and mobile payments must consider best practices to guarantee consumer confidence, consistency, and convenience,” said Omlis CEO Markus Milsted. “Online to offline models call for improved security for mobile payments and uncompromised technology which can function effectively on mobile phones.” (Omlis believes) businesses must work to ensure consistency within an O2O experience, including a differentiated focus on customer satisfaction and implementation of new techniques for effective and secure customer service. “It is necessary to anticipate imminent issues that will arise as mobile devices are incorporated further into daily life, and ensure consumer confidence through use of secure systems,” said Milsted. The integration of offline and online will continue to change and grow as consumers and businesses find an ideal balance, and security will surely play a large part. Omlis (http://www.omlis.com/news-room.html) technology offers a powerful and innovative secure payments technology designed to proactively address issues faced by the mobile payments industry. About Omlis – Omlis is a global mobile payment solutions provider bringing market proven, highly powerful, differentiated and most effective solutions to all mobile commerce security. Providing completely secure, unique and uncompromised technology with 100% fault-tolerant tracking of all payments in real-time for full transaction accountability. About Summary - Online-to-offline commerce, which utilizes mobile phones as an intermediary between businesses and consumers, is a worldwide trend that faces new challenges. Online shopping and innovative apps have created a new consumer environment that encourages new ways of shopping and conducting daily life. Mobile payments are becoming the norm, but must become more secure due to a currently insecure mobile payments market. This article examines current trends in online-to-offline business models, and anticipates the imminent issues in mobile fraud, calling for more secure mobile payment techniques. Keywords: mobile payments, mobile security, mobile apps, O2O, Omlis, Markus Milsted

Notice to attend the creditors’ meeting for Northland’s subsidiaries in reorganization and disclosure of balance sheets

Luxembourg, July 21, 2014 – Northland Resources S.A. (OSE: NAUR, Frankfurt: NPK, Nasdaq OMX/First North: NAURo – together with its subsidiaries “Northland”, “NRSA” or the “Company”) announces that the Administrator of the Company’s Swedish subsidiaries in reorganization is distributing notices to attend the creditors’ meeting. The notices includes unaudited balance sheets for respective company. The Administrator of Northland Resources AB (publ), Northland Sweden AB and Northland Logistics AB is calling for a creditors’ meeting and the notices to attend the meeting are being distributed. The notices includes unaudited financial information about respective company as per June 30, 2014. Notices, including the balance sheet are available on the Company’s web site: http://www.northland.eu/en-us/investor-relations/financials    For more information, please contact:ir@northland.euJohan Balck, CEO: +46 920 779 00Johan Dagertun, Vice President Financing and Business Control: +46 920 779 00 Or visit our website: www.northland.eu Northland is a producer of iron ore concentrate, with a portfolio of production, development and exploration mines and projects in northern Sweden and Finland. The first construction phase of the Kaunisvaara project is complete and production ramp-up started in November 2012. The Company expects to produce high-grade, high-quality magnetite iron concentrate in Kaunisvaara, Sweden, where the Company expects to exploit two magnetite iron ore deposits, Tapuli and Sahavaara. Northland has entered into off-take contracts with three partners for the entire production from the Kaunisvaara project over the next seven to ten years. The Company has also finalized a Definitive Feasibility Study (“DFS”) for its Hannukainen Iron Oxide Copper Gold (“IOCG”) project in Kolari, northern Finland. Forward-Looking Information This announcement may include “forward-looking” information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms “believes”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “intends”, “may”, “will” or “should” or, in each case, their negative, or other variations or comparable terminology. This forward-looking information includes all matters that are expectations concerning, among other things, Northland’s results of operations, financial condition, liquidity, prospects, growth, strategies and the industry in which it operates. By their nature, forward-looking information involves risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. Readers are cautioned that forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that Northland’s actual results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which it operates may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, even if Northland’s results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which Northland operates are consistent with the forward-looking information contained in this press release, those results or developments may not be indicative of results or developments in subsequent periods.

The train now departing at Platform 1 is the 10 o'clock to Storyland!

Normally, passengers on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway will board a train at Pickering and expect to head up the line to Grosmont or Whitby, but on six special trains this summer, the destinations will be fairyland, the pirate-infested Caribbean or even the world’s most famous magical village, Hogsmead, with the launch of weekly story trains! Each Friday, from 25 July until 29 August, the 10.00am train from Pickering will be crewed by characters more often seen in fiction.  Costumed characters from Make A Wish Entertainment will be keeping families amused as the train journeys between Pickering Station and Goathland, with stops along the way for storytelling, games and a little bit of mayhem! “Our story trains combine the best in on-rail entertainment from a hilarious cast of characters – this summer, we’ve got a charm of fairies, a band of pirates, and then some students of witchcraft and wizardry from Hogwarts – plus a very large, hairy member of the teaching staff giving advice on caring for dragons and other mystical beasts,” says marketing manager, Danielle Ramsey.  “We hope that many of our passengers will join the crew by arriving in costume – and we’ll be giving prizes away for the best each week!” Each story train departs from Pickering at 10.00am on Fridays, with passengers meeting characters both on the platform and on the train itself.  Travellers are entertained along the route to Goathland, where everyone disembarks for a walk into the village itself at 10.50am.  Following some fun and games, and a chance to enjoy a picnic lunch or the delicious food from the local tavern, passengers return to the train at 12.50pm for the return journey to Levisham.  At Levisham Station, there follows more fun and mayhem, before returning to Pickering for 2.40pm. The Fairy Story Train runs on 25 July and 15 August, whilst Pirates will be staging their on-board mutiny on 1 and 22 August.  The Hogwarts story train departs from Pickering’s Platform 1 ¾ on Friday 8 and 29 August. Tickets for the Story Trains are £20.50 for adults, £17.50 for seniors or £10.50 for children.  A family ticket – covering two adults and up to four children – is just £45.00.  Pre-booking is strongly recommended, as places are limited. For more information, or to book tickets, please visit www.nymr.co.uk ENDS For further media information or photographs, please contact: Jay Commins or Samantha Orange Pyper York Limited Tel:         01904 500698 Email:  jay@pyperyork.co.uk

Plastic Surgeon Christopher Knotts, M.D. Aims to Bring Brazil to Washington DC with the Brazilian Butt Lift

Christopher Knotts, M.D., the newest plastic surgeon at the Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA, has a goal: to make the Brazilian Butt Lift as much of a household name as the Brazil-hosted World Cup. “The ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ is a term that originated in Brazil, where bikinis, beaches, and body-consciousness are a way of life,” explains cosmetic surgeon  Knotts. “A curvy, high buttocks area with a small waist is an essential part of the Brazilian bikini body. The Brazilian Butt Lift was developed to enhance this very feminine shape. “Patients often come to me knowing they want larger and more shapely buttocks, but they’re not sure of the best way to achieve that,” says New Mexico native Knotts. “They see pictures of Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez, and wonder if they’re the result of implants, or nature, or something else.  The answer is that I don’t know if these women have had surgery, but I can work with you to come up with a surgical plan to meet your goals.  “Some of my Brazilian Butt Lift patients also tell me that they don’t want the shape and size as dramatic. They are really looking to just fit better in clothing. My response to this concern is always the same – I will work with patients to give them the aesthetic outcome they want. It’s all about the patient’s happiness, and looking the way they want to look.” Dr. Knotts and his fellow surgeons at The Austin-Weston Center don’t typically utilize molded silicone buttock implants as a first choice in buttock augmentation. “In our experience, these implants aren’t necessary to achieve a curvy, lifted look. The alternative—performing liposuction of the lower back or flank area, purifying this fat, and then injecting this fat  into the buttock area—is safer and accomplishes the goals with less risk,” says Dr. Knotts. The surgical incisions for the typical Brazilian Butt Lift are quite small – approximately 4mm—and well-hidden, says Dr. Knotts. “There are usually a couple of these incisions just above the buttocks in the lower back area but low enough to hide beneath a bikini, and sometimes just underneath the fold of the buttock to perform fat grafting there. “It’s really a gratifying procedure for patients and for me as a plastic surgeon,” concludes Dr. Knotts. Cosmetic surgery consultations with Dr. Knotts are free and by appointment at The Austin-Weston Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA,  located 20 miles from Washington, DC and 7 miles from Dulles International Airport. Dr. Knotts will host a cosmetic surgery seminar at The Austin-Weston Center on Saturday, August 2, from 12pm-2pm. Media wishing to register for the seminar, or to arrange an interview with Dr. Knotts, should contact Genevieve Kopel 703-230-2537 or kopel@austin-weston.com.   Members of the public who would like to attend the free seminar or schedule a cosmetic surgery consultation with Dr. Knotts should call 703-893-6168. Learn more about Dr. Knotts at http://www.austin-weston.com/knotts/ and watch his video on the Brazilian Butt Lift at http://youtu.be/G7GLzkz7J5Q

Log exports from Canada and the US to Asia have increased this year with the shipment from the US South being 130 % higher than in 2013

Seattle, USA. North American log exports to Asia over the past several years have boosted profitability for timberland owners while challenging the domestic solid wood sector mainly in northwestern US and Coastal British Columbia. In the 1Q/14, the North American export volume was 14% higher than in the 1Q/13 and 30% more than the same quarter in 2012, as reported by the North American Wood Fiber Review (NAWFR). Almost 53% of the overseas exports have been shipped from the US Northwest, while 41% was from British Columbia and the remaining share of shipments were split between Alaska, California and the US South. There are nine ports that handle breakbulk log shipments along the US West Coast. The Port of Longview in Southwest Washington exports more logs than all the other eight ports combined, according to Jones Stevedoring. In the past five quarters, each of the eight ports shipped an average of one vessel per month, while the Port at Longview loaded one vessel for Asia every three days. The major exporting companies at this location are Chugoku, Weyerhaeuser, Pacific Lumber & Shipping, Sojitz and TPT. Read more about the west coast log exports in the latest issue of the NAWFR. (http://www.wri-ltd.com/woodfibre.html)     Coastal British Columbia is also a major supplier of logs to the Asian markets, with a majority of the timber originating from private timberlands on Vancouver Island. Over the past year, shipments have been approximately 1.5 million m3 per quarter, which is up from an average of 1.2 million m3 per quarter during 2011 and 2012.  Perhaps the most interesting development the past year has been the sharp increase in shipments of logs in containers from the US South. These exports have been mainly to China and India. Although the total volume is still relatively small as compared to the US West Coast export volumes, the US South share of total overseas exports from the US was over six percent during the first five months of this year as compared to only two percent for the same period in 2012, as reported in the NAWFR (www.woodprices.com). Total shipments of southern yellow pine were up 130% for the period January through May this year compared to the same period last year, and volumes are already 70% more than they were for all of 2012. Combined with the first reported bulk shipload departing from the Port of Baton Rouge in May, we are likely to see increased exports of logs from the Southern states in the coming years. The North American Wood Fiber Review has tracked wood fiber markets in the US and Canada for over 20 years and it is the only publication that includes prices for sawlogs, pulpwood, wood chips and biomass in North America. The 36-page quarterly report includes wood market updates for 15 regions on the continent in addition to the latest export statistics for sawlogs, wood pellets and wood chips.

Interim Report, April – June 2014

Operating profit, operating margin, earnings per share and cash flow from operations, all improved compared with the second quarter last year. Net sales for the second quarter amounted to SEK 104.0 (105.7) million, corresponding to a decline of 1.7 percent. Net sales are stable for the first six months of the year. Operating profit for the second quarter increased to SEK 22.7 (22.0) million, which is equivalent to an operating margin of 21.9 (20.8) percent. For the first six months of the year, operating profit increased to SEK 40.7 (36.0) million, corresponding to an operating margin of 19.9 (17.5) percent. Earnings per share increased to SEK 1.09 (1.04) for the second quarter and SEK 1.98 (1.74) for the first six months of the year. Cash flow from operations amounted to SEK 36.8 (36.2) million and SEK 59.8 (42.7) million for the first six months of the year. Cash and cash equivalents and financial investments amounted to SEK 172.2 (175.1) million at the end of the quarter. On 30 May, SEK 3.00 (3.00) per share was paid out via an automatic redemption program, equivalent to a transfer to the shareholders amounting to SEK 49.1 (49.4) million. April to June 2014 (second quarter previous year in brackets) · Net sales, SEK 104.0 (105.7) million · Growth, -1.7 (-12.3)% · Growth, currency adjusted, -2.2 (-9.6)% · Operating profit, SEK 22.7 (22.0) million · Operating margin, 21.9 (20.8)% · Net profit before tax, SEK 22.8 (23.4) million · Net profit after tax, SEK 17.8 (17.1) million · Earnings per share, SEK 1.09 (1.04) · Cash flow from operations, SEK 36.8 (36.2) million · Cash and cash equivalents and financial investments, SEK 172.2 (175.1) million January to June 2014 (January to June previous year in brackets) · Net sales, SEK 205.0 (205.1) million · Growth, -0.1 (13.8)% · Growth, currency adjusted, -0.2 (-11.5)% · Operating profit, SEK 40.7 (36.0) million · Operating margin, 19.9 (17.5)% · Net profit before tax, SEK 41.5 (38.6) million · Net profit after tax, SEK 32.2 (28.7) million · Earnings per share, SEK 1.98 (1.74) · Cash flow from operations, SEK 59.8 (42.7) million · Cash and cash equivalents, SEK 172.2 (175.1) million Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO comments: “Our operating margin for the second quarter was 21.9 percent. Once again we have set a record for profitability, this time for the second quarter. Never before has Enea had a better margin or greater earnings per share in the second quarter of a year. This is the fifth consecutive quarter with an improved operating profit year over year. It is also encouraging that we during the second quarter achieved a double digit revenue growth for our Global Services operation over the same period last year. This is the third quarter of sequential revenue growth, but it is the first time in six quarters we again achieve revenue growth year over year. We have won a range of major contracts in this line of business over the past few quarters, in both the US and Europe, which are now in full delivery mode. Our aim is to continue expanding this business, and we think that we are well positioned in our niche. Revenue from our software business remained stable throughout the first six months of the year, with a small increase in the first quarter and a corresponding decrease in the second quarter compared with the same periods last year. Our growth in this field is largely dependent on growth in royalty revenues from our major customers. We saw no major increase in these revenues during the second quarter due to weaker sales than anticipated among some of our major customers in the first quarter. However, our software business continues to develop with good gross margins and is making a strong contribution to the company’s overall operating profit. Our market position has also continued to develop well, as have ongoing discussions on new contracts, and we enter the second half year cautiously optimistic. We are the leading independent supplier of built-in operating system solutions in a world in which our competitors are becoming ever more vertically integrated and hence linked directly with specific kinds of hardware. We are continuing to focus on the ARM architecture, but we also benefit from our freedom as an independent software supplier. One specific example of this is the release of Enea Linux which took place during the quarter, as Enea Linux 4.0 supports hardware from a number of different suppliers, based on ARM, PowerPC and the x86 architecture. We are continuing to invest heavily in product development in order to continue improving our competitiveness. 22.6 percent of our revenues in the second quarter was reinvested in R&D, and we released a number of new products over the period. The second quarter was special as we launched new versions of all our major products – OSE5, Enea Linux and Element – simultaneously during one and the same quarter. We also finalized some completely new solutions, such as the OSE Compatibility Platform, which allows users to integrate OSE applications and Linux applications within a single system. This platform will be a key component for developing our business with existing customers and also enhancing our Linux range at the same time. To further strengthen our presence in the world of Linux, we also announced a strategic cooperation with the Linux Foundation during the quarter. As one of four selected global partners, we will be providing the Linux Foundation’s portfolio of training in the Embedded Linux field. The changes made to the sales and marketing organization in the US, which were implemented at the start of the second quarter, have developed well. We have also recruited a new manager for the Asian sales organization, and this person will start at the end of the third quarter. We will also be increasing our sales resources on the European market in the third quarter. We will continue to gradually strengthen our sales and marketing organization with the ambition to increase the growth rates long term, but without creating a negative impact on our operating margins short term. We continue our efforts to improve growth and high profitability. Our aim is to consolidate a 20 percent operating margin and deliver revenue growth year over year. We continue to be prepared for ongoing soft demand, but maintain our forecast for the year. Our estimate for the full year 2014 is that earnings per share will be improved compared with the previous year.” Press and analyst meeting Press and financial analysts are invited to a press and analyst meeting where Anders Lidbeck, President and CEO, will present and comment on the report. Time: Tuesday July 22 at 09:00 am CET. Link: http://financialhearings.nu/140722/enea/ Phone number: SE +46 851999350, UK +44 2031940547 The full report is published at www.enea.com/investors This information is such that Enea AB (publ) is to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on July 22, 2014 at 7.20 CET.

The Christie Hospital joins Elekta and Philips research consortium to develop MRI-guided radiation therapy system for cancer treatment

MANCHESTER, England, July 22, 2014 – Elekta (NSE:EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Manchester, UK), a specialist cancer center, will join a consortium whose mission is to develop the clinical value of an integrated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system. Such a system would, in principle, improve the practice of radiotherapy via real-time visualization of cancer targets. “The Christie was an essential participant in the project 14 years ago that laid the foundations of the use of cone beam computed tomography [CBCT] at the time of treatment to improve radiotherapy delivery,” says Niklas Savander, Elekta President and CEO. “It has a dedicated team of researchers in medical physics, radiotherapy and clinical oncology and MR imaging that is committed to the most accurate and individualized delivery of radiation therapy. The Christie has the perfect blend of experience and expertise to further help the consortium make MRI-guided radiation therapy a reality.” The Christie is the seventh member to join the research consortium that assesses the novel technology, which brings together state-of-the-art radiation therapy and MRI in a single system. The consortium also includes the University Medical Center Utrecht (Utrecht, the Netherlands), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas), The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (Toronto, Ontario), The Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and The Institute of Cancer Research, working with its clinical partner The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (London, England). “We are very excited to be a part of an international consortium of truly exceptional centers that are striving as we are to develop technological innovations to benefit patients,” says Dr. Ananya Choudhury, Consultant and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Clinical Oncology at The Christie. “Unlike any imaging modality now in use in combination with radiotherapy, MRI can provide highly detailed images of the tumor and surrounding normal tissues. Moreover, MRI will permit physicians to non-invasively visualize and track the target during beam delivery – real-time imaging – which will further improve treatment accuracy.” The Christie joined the recent research consortium meeting at Utrecht, where the clinical indications that would benefit the most from the use of MRI-guided radiation therapy were discussed. These targets are typically going to be in anatomy that changes its position and shape either from day to day or during the treatment. The consortium anticipates that the use of MRI imaging at the time of treatment will result in a considerable increase in the accuracy of the placement of the dose, reducing the need for large safety margins around the tumor target. “When we first started this journey with Elekta and the University Medical Center Utrecht more than a decade ago, we already had a clear vision, yet we could only dream of today’s MRI imaging performance,” says Gene Saragnese, CEO Imaging Systems at Philips Healthcare. “Since then we have come a long way and I am convinced that with the current state of the technology and the growing consortium of leaders in radiation therapy delivery, we have the prerequisites to make the integrated MRI-guided radiation therapy technology a game changer in cancer care.” The MRI-guided radiation therapy system is a works in progress and not available for sale or distribution. # # # For further information, please contact:Gert van Santen, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta ABTel: +31 653 561 242, e-mail: gert.vansanten@elekta.comTime zone: CET: Central European Time Johan Andersson, Director, Investor Relations, Elekta ABTel: +46 702 100 451, e-mail: johan.andersson@elekta.comTime zone: CET: Central European Time Steve Klink, Philips Group CommunicationsTel: +31 6 10888824, e-mail: steve.klink@philips.comTime zone: CET: Central European Time The above information is such that Elekta AB (publ) shall make public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 07:30 CET on July 22, 2014. About ElektaElekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both health care providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives. Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker STO:EKTAB. Website: www.elekta.com. About Royal PhilipsRoyal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2013 sales of EUR 23.3 billion and employs approximately 112,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

Interim report April - June 2014

"Record profit despite timid growth" “Trelleborg continued to improve earnings. Both operating profit and the operating margin are the highest levels ever for the Group for a single quarter. The Group also reported a stable cash flow. “Net sales rose 2 percent while organic sales declined 1 percent. Sales performance was favorable in all geographic markets except for Europe. The negative trend in Europe was primarily due to a weaker OEM market for agricultural tires, delays of deliveries of projects and ongoing repositioning to more value-creating niches in certain product segments. “We maintained our focus on value creation and generating growth via organic initiatives and bolt-on acquisitions. During the quarter, we decided on an investment in a production facility for agricultural tires in the U.S., which will provide us with local presence in North America and a global position in the market. Furthermore, Trelleborg acquired a company in Turkey, which consolidates our leading market position in industrial hoses. “As yet, we have not received any indication of a general improvement in the demand situation, and we believe that third-quarter demand for the Group as a whole will be on par with the second quarter of the year. We are continuing to carefully monitor the economic developments and are maintaining high preparedness to address fluctuating market conditions,”says Peter Nilsson, President and CEO. Second quarterNet sales for the second quarter of 2014 increased by 2 percent (0) and totaled SEK 5,725 M (5,628). Organic sales declined by 1 percent (increase: 2). Effects of structural changes contributed 0 percent (pos: 4) while the effects of exchange-rate movements were a positive 3 percent (neg: 6). Operating profit, excluding the participation in TrelleborgVibracoustic and items affecting comparability, rose by 11 percent to SEK 802 M (723), equivalent to an operating margin of 14.0 percent (12.8), the Group’s highest ever for a single quarter. Items affecting comparability amounted to an expense of SEK 99 M (expense: 204), which was fully attributable to previously announced restructuring programs. The year-earlier period included an expense of SEK 155 M associated with process and dispute costs. Operating profit in the quarter for TrelleborgVibracoustic, excluding items affecting comparability, rose 26 percent to EUR 39 M (31). This corresponded to an operating margin of 8.9 percent (6.9), the highest to date for the company for a single quarter. Trelleborg’s participation in TrelleborgVibracoustic amounted to SEK 42 M before tax (97). The participation includes items affecting comparability in the negative amount of SEK 126 M (neg: 11) that were mainly attributable to the previously communicated restructuring projects. Earnings per share rose 38 percent to SEK 1.95 (1.41). Operating cash flow amounted to SEK 539 M (531). Market outlook for the third quarter of 2014Demand is expected to be on a par with the second quarter of 2014, adjusted for seasonal variations.   For further information, please contact:Media: Vice President Media Relations Karin Larsson, +46 (0)410 67015, +46 (0)733 747015, karin.larsson@trelleborg.comInvestors/analysts: Vice President IR Christofer Sjögren, +46 (0)410 67068, +46 (0)708 665140, christofer.sjogren@trelleborg.com This is information of the type that Trelleborg AB (publ) is obligated to disclose in accordance with the Swedish Securities Exchange and Clearing Operations Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was issued for publication on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 07:45 CET.

Welcome to extraordinary general meeting of Agrokultura AB (publ) on 14 August 2014

Right to participate Shareholders wishing to participate at the meeting must be entered as owners in the shareholders’ register, kept by Euroclear Sweden AB (the Swedish Central Securities Depository & Clearing Organisation), on the record day which is Friday 8 August 2014; and notify the company of their attendance and any assistant no later than 8 August 2014. Notification can be made via letter to Agrokultura AB, ”Extra bolagsstämma”, Artillerigatan 6, SE-114 51 Stockholm, Sweden or by e-mail to info@agrokultura.com. Notification shall include full name, personal identification number or corporate registration number, address and daytime telephone number and, where appropriate, information about representative, proxy and assistants. The number of assistants may not be more than two.              Proposed agenda for the extraordinary general meeting 1. Opening of the meeting2. Election of chairman of the meeting3. Preparation and approval of the voting list4. Approval of the agenda5. Election of one or two persons to attest the minutes6. Determination whether the meeting has been duly convened7. Resolution on authorization for the board of directors to resolve on an issue of new shares and to be able to deviate from the shareholders’ preferential rights8. Resolution on authorization for the board of directors to resolve on an issue of new shares9. Closing of the meeting Other                 See complete notice to attend in the attached pdf-document. The notice will also be published on the company’s website www.agrokultura.com under section “Investor Relations” and be announced in the Swedish Official Gazette on 24 July 2014. A notice that summons have been made will be announced in Svenska Dagbladet on 24 July 2014. This press release contains information which the company is to disclose pursuant to the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980) and/or the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528). This information was sent for publishing at 08.00 a.m. (CET) on Tuesday 22 July 2014. For additional information, please contact:Investor Relations + 44 203 427 3983 or + 46 730 43 08 84.

Cision AB (publ) - Interim report January-June 2014

April-June · Total revenue SEK 211 million (234) · Organic growth 2% (-6%) · Operating profit* SEK 25 million (18) · Operating margin* 12% (9%) · Operating cash flow SEK 49 million (50) · Earnings per share, basic and diluted, SEK -0,45 (2,34) January-June · Total revenue SEK 417 million (440) · Organic growth 1% (-4%) · Operating profit* SEK 45 million (38) · Operating margin* 11% (9%) · Operating cash flow SEK 91 million (71) · Earnings per share, basic and diluted, SEK 0,30 (2,71) *) Excluding non-recurring items, goodwill impairment and other one-time revenue items. Comment by Cision CEO Magnus Thell: “In June, I was appointed interim President and CEO of Cision AB but I will also maintain my previous role as head of Cision Europe during this time.Our performance in the second quarter shows our continued momentum towards organic growth and improved operating profit. In the US we have streamlined costs for our declining transactional broadcast business and continued our focus on sales and marketing investments to increase bookings. In Europe we have our attention on increasing profitability in particular for UK and Germany which show encouraging development in the second quarter. In addition, the Nordics continue to show positive growth numbers. Our new website has now been launched in the US, Canada, UK, Germany and Sweden providing communicators with free, valuable resources to navigate the changing media landscape. On June 23, 2014 Blue Canyon Holdings AB, our majority shareholder, repeated their public offer of SEK 61 per share. Cision has applied to be delisted from the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm exchange and will be delisted on August 15, 2014 and listed on NGM Nordic MTF instead, provided that we fulfill the dispersion requirement for NGM Nordic MTF at that time and that the offer from Blue Canyon Holdings AB has then been declared unconditional. In case the dispersion requirement is not fulfilled NASDAQ OMX Stockholm will set a new exact date for delisting from NASDAQ OMX Stockholm which will be announced separately. Our strategic objectives have not changed – we are continuing to focus on the core PR market while leveraging the value of Cision’s fully integrated solution to our current customer base. Our product enhancements are focused on providing the insight and intelligence our customers need to manage all aspects of their brand. We look forward to continued growth of our customer base when we continue building for the future.”

How Listening to Your Significant Other Can Make You a Better Leader

An interesting new take on better leadership hits the shelves this month as top corporate psychologist and author Dr. Patricia Thompson advocates self awareness and introspection on a personal level to get the job done as a better leader on a professional level. “It sounds a little strange, but I wrote this leadership book as a result of relationship breakup.”  Dr. Patricia Thompson, corporate psychologist and author says. “Five years ago, the end of a relationship with someone I thought I would marry caused me to really engage in some deep reflection. All of that introspection caused me to understand myself much more fully, resulting in valuable personal growth.” On the surface, addressing behaviors outside of the office may have little impact at boardroom level but, achieving clarity personally is key to attaining improved leader status professionally says Dr. Thompson. “Although I was focusing entirely on myself on a personal level, the unintended side effect was that I got much better on the job.  I had a better understanding of my quirks, habits, strengths, and not-so-good aspects of myself. It allowed me to better understand my own biases, monitor my reactions with clients, and improve my ability to connect with and influence others.” Having coached senior leaders for over 10 years, Thompson argues that self-awareness is the key to leadership excellence. “We’ve heard for years that self-awareness is necessary for strong leadership – it is the foundation for emotional intelligence and understanding the impact you have on others.”  “Yet,” she contends, “I’ve found that most leaders do not engage in the sort of self-reflection that allows them to have the level of self-awareness associated with consummate leadership.” With busy schedules, competing priorities, and demands from shareholders vying for attention, she argues that many senior leaders simply don’t take the time to think about issues such as how their personal upbringing, values, and beliefs affect how they approach their work and the people they manage.  Further, many executives see their personal and professional lives as separate, and as a result, don’t reflect on how lessons learned in one area of their lives can be applied to make them more effective in other areas. Dr. Thompson says this is a mistake. “During coaching sessions, it’s funny the number of times I hear things like, ‘My wife has been telling me this for years,’ or ‘Don’t tell me husband this – he will feel totally validated!’ While a lot of us might think the complaints of our significant others only impact our home lives, the reality is that we often unknowingly play out a lot of those same behaviors in the workplace.” To address this need for greater self-knowledge, Dr. Thompson wrote the interactive and insightful leadership book, The Consummate Leader (http://www.patricia-thompson.com/the-consummate-leader/): a holistic guide to inspiring growth in others…and in yourself.  “The book is designed to take the reader on a journey to better self-understanding. While a lot of books simply focus on certain behaviors, I don’t know of another leadership book that takes a step-by-step approach to guide you through how to reflect on how areas like your experiences in childhood, worldview, spirituality, and beliefs inform how you lead.” Dr. Thompson assures us that it doesn’t take years on a psychologist’s couch to gain the sort of insight of which she speaks. The book, which draws heavily on research, her years coaching corporate leaders, and personal experience, provides a thought-provoking and actionable template that readers can use to gain greater self-knowledge and overall effectiveness. To find out more about The Consummate Leader or Dr Patricia Thompson herself, visit her website: http://www.patricia-thompson.com/

Rejoice During Ramadan with Arabic Dining on Dubai Marina

Mamma Mia, one of the finest restaurants found on Dubai Marina, is offering diners an unrivalled dining experience throughout the holy month of Ramadan. Authentic Arabic dining is paramount in the restaurant, with its delicious Iftar and Suhoor offerings, featuring an array of Arabic and Italian delights and Middle Eastern beverages. However, celebrating with family and friends in one of the city’s top destinations is not as pricey as one might presume; for just 79aed or 49aed for children 12 years and under, diners can enjoy an all-you-can-eat Iftar buffet.  Nadia M’hamdi, General Manager of Mamma Mia, says, “Value for money is very important to us here at Mamma Mia, as we believe hearty, delicious meals shouldn’t cost the earth.  Dubai Marina is one of the most sought-after locations in the UAE for dining out, with unbeatable waterside views of the stunning city.  We are fairly confident we’ll be offering the best Iftar deal on the marina throughout Ramadan, and certainly one of the tastiest.” Situated in the esteemed Radisson Blu hotel, walking distance from the popular Marina Mall and offering an abundance of free parking, Mamma Mia is the premier destination for groups of friends and families to enjoy an Iftar.  Its comfortable surroundings, peaceful terrace, breath-taking views and family friendly atmosphere – not to mention the mouth-watering food - all combine to produce a first class gastronomic experience. Just what the doctor ordered after a long day of fasting in the Dubai heat. The Iftar buffet will contain some of the Middle Eastern dishes Mamma Mia are famous for throughout Dubai; the spicy meat grills, tantalising Arabic wraps and sensational salads.  The Iftar will also have a Mediterranean aroma, with international dishes such as pizza and pasta, which will easily please the children.  Guests can also help themselves to a range of traditional Arabic beverages, tea and coffee for the duration of the Iftar while gathering to rejoice in the spirit of Ramadan. For those who want to try something a little different, there will also be a multitude of delicious Italian food on offer – from pizzas and pastas to calzone and gelato. All ingredients are fresh and high-quality, with tender meats and aromatic herbs flavouring every single dish – the Mamma Mia Iftar will be a celebration like no other!     To find out more about Mamma Mia Dubai or to book the Iftar offer, visit their website: http://mammamiadubai.com/

Saab completes acquisition of TKMS AB (Kockums)

The required decisions and approvals for Saab's acquisition of Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB) have now been granted. The company will become a business unit within Saab's business area Security and Defence Solutions. The business unit is named Saab Kockums. Saab expects that operations will continue to be carried out primarily in Malmö, Karlskrona and Muskö. In June, Saab and FMV signed a Letter of Intent regarding the Swedish armed forces’ underwater capabilities. With the acquisition of TKMS AB, Saab, together with the Swedish authority, is able to ensure access to the existing knowledge and intellectual properties (IPR) necessary for continued development, production and maintenance in the underwater sector for both the Swedish and the international markets. "The acquisition is in line with our strategy to expand our offering and strengthen Saab's position in the market for naval systems. Kockums has a unique offering and a strong local presence in Sweden concerning submarines and warships. The acquisition makes us a complete supplier of naval military systems. We also see good potential to expand the company's current market position through opportunities in the export market," says Håkan Buskhe, President and CEO of Saab."We are now beginning the integration of Kockums with Saab, focusing on reaching full capacity and we are starting work immediately with the orders placed by Sweden as well as deliveries to other existing customers. This will be followed by efforts to increase operational efficiency and profitability. This is key in order to be globally competitive in the long term. There are also good synergies to achieve with Saab's current naval operations," says Gunilla Fransson, head of Saab’s business area Security and Defence Solutions. TKMS AB designs, builds and maintains naval systems such as submarines and surface vessels. Other successful products include the air-independent Stirling propulsion system, submarine rescue vehicles and mine countermeasures systems. The company has approximately 850 employees and supplies systems and products to the navies of Sweden, Australia and Singapore. During the financial year 2012/2013, TKMS AB reported sales of approximately SEK 1.7 billion (2011/2012: SEK 1.9 billion) and income from operations of approximately MSEK 34 (2011/2012: MSEK 13). The cost of the acquisition, which is financed by existing funds, amounted to MSEK 340. The impact of the transaction on Saab's results for 2014 is not considered to be significant. For further information, please contact:Saab's press centre, +46 (0)734 180 018, presscentre@saabgroup.com www.saabgroup.comwww.saabgroup.com/Twitterwww.saabgroup.com/YouTube Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. The information is that which Saab AB is required to declare by the Securities Business Act and/or the Financial instruments Trading Act. The information was released for publication on July 22, 2014 at 12.00 (CET).

Viessmann  Refrigeration Systems appoints Jim Whelan to develop international business and to head up UK operation

The Viessmann Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of heating, cooling and climate control technology, has appointed Jim Whelan as Director of International Business of its Refrigeration Systems division. Whelan has responsibility for the UK, Denmark, Russia, Poland, the Baltics, Central East Europe and the Middle East and will be based in the UK. With over 15 years in general management, Whelan has experience working in US, German, Swedish and Irish multinational businesses across a wide range of manufacturing, distribution and service industries, including the HVAC industry. Most recently, Whelan worked for Carrier Commercial Refrigeration where he was responsible for multiple businesses across EMEA for over 10 years. With the acquisition of the Finnish Norpe Group in 2013, Viessmann has taken a significant step towards becoming a full-service provider for cooling technology, offering the food sector energy efficiency, superior hygiene, low life cycle costs and innovative retail experiences – through a single interface. Viessmann’s enlarged product range includes refrigeration cabinets, lamellas and power packs for the food retail industry, as well as various  cold storage solutions. This provides the food manufacturing, retail and food service industries with a significant source of cooling products for both front and back of house operations, and a single point of contact for sales, product specification and aftersales support. This month, Viessmann’s Refrigeration Systems division in the UK moves from Birmingham to Telford to join Viessmann’s main UK head office. Jim Whelan says, “The Viessmann brand has long been synonymous with quality. Our relaunched Refrigeration Systems division sits comfortably alongside the already well-established Heating Systems and Industrial Systems divisions and provides a platform for an improved customer offer and service, overall market growth and greater efficiency.” “I’m proud to be working for a company that is world renowned for its innovative approach and be a part of the development strategy at such an exciting time.” About the Viessmann Group The Viessmann Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of heating, cooling and climate control technology. Founded in 1917, thefamily business maintains a staff of approximately 11,400 employees and generates 2.1 billion Euro in annual group turnover. With 27 production divisions in 11 countries, subsidiaries and representations in 74 countriesand 120 sales offices around the world, Viessmann is an internationally orientated company www.viessmann.com Follow us on Twitter: @ViessmannCoolUK Press Enquiries Beth Rothwell, Propel Technology, Unit 4, Manor Farm Offices, Northend Road, Fenny Compton, Warwickshire, CV47 2YY. +44 (0)1295 770602. beth@propel-technology.com

History Repeats Itself as 1916 Greengrocers Brought to Life

The original two up two down building, once occupying 39 Lower Lichfield Street in Willenhall has long since been demolished, but a brick-by-original-brick replica has been at Black Country Living Museum for over 20 years. After extensive research by the Museum’s curators it was discovered that the home actually served as a greengrocers and was run and lived in by a Gertrude and William Adey and their two children from 1916 until at least 1932. A public appeal for more information culminated in a very surprising call for Gertrude’s great grandson Andrew Adey, who had no knowledge of the building at the museum or its restoration into a 1916 greengrocer shop. “I’ve been researching my family tree on and off for thirty or so years,” comments Andrew, now living in Wolverhampton and working as a dentist, “to learn that theBlack CountryLivingMuseumis going to recreate a part of it is very exciting.” The shop will be restored to its original state as of 1916, during the midst of World War One. A costumed character will be teaching visitors about the life of Gertrude Adey while her husband was away at war. Only fruit and vegetables that were available during this period of history, and in season, will be sold. To be truly historically accurate, the museum will look at using leftovers to make pickles, preserves and chutneys which visitors will be able to purchase. Mark Reeves, General Manager for Food & Drink comments, “for the Museum this is an opportunity to do something really special – not only will we be selling seasonal, locally-sourced fruit and vegetables to visitors, but the shop will also be supplying the multiple cafes and eateries across the site. This is a waste-not-want-not exercise, just like how it would have been in 1916.”  The shop officially opens on Saturday 26 July.

camexpo panel debate to tackle “obesity epidemic”

With one in four adults now classified as obese in the UK, the nation’s expanding waistline is just one of the major health problems being tackled at this year’s camexpo – the UK’s leading integrative and natural health show and conference. camexpo 2014, which takes place at the new venue of Olympia, London, on 4-5 October, will feature a host of expert Keynote speakers addressing some of the biggest issues facing the health care profession today – including cancer, auto-immunity and chronic disease.  Obesity – one of the leading causes of preventable deaths and diseases in the UK – is the subject of the event’s first ever panel debate, which will feature Tam Fry, spokesman for the National Obesity Forum. According to the latest statistics from The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Professor Dame Sally Davies's report on the state of the public's health[1] (http://file///S:/Projects/Marketing/PR%20&%20PRESS%20RELEASES/PRESS%20RELEASES/CAMEXPO%202014/CAM14_PR_210714.docx#_ftn1), 61.9% of adults and 28% of children aged between 2 and 15 are now overweight or obese in the UK.  In just over thirty years, the number of obese adults has more than tripled to 25% of the population (compared to 7% in 1980).  Whilst forecasts for the next thirty years and beyond could see that figure rise well pass 50%, according National Obesity Forum’s latest report – the State of the Nation's Waistline[2] (http://file///S:/Projects/Marketing/PR%20&%20PRESS%20RELEASES/PRESS%20RELEASES/CAMEXPO%202014/CAM14_PR_210714.docx#_ftn2). Published earlier this year, the forum’s report highlighted that there was “no quick fix”.  It calls for more “hard hitting public health campaigns”, and “greater training” of family GPs to help patients manage their weight.  If it is left unchecked, it predicts the obesity epidemic could reach unparalleled proportions by 2050 and see related health costs spiralling upward of £50bn a year. Speaking ahead of his appearance at the show, Tam Fry says it’s unlikely that there will be any action to solve the UK’s “appalling” obesity problem this side of the 2015 general election. “The National Obesity Forum is a charity, which was formed in 2000 to demand that government legislated decisively for the treatment/prevention of obesity,” says Fry.  “The fact that the current epidemic has escalated hugely since then would indicate that its endeavours had been somewhat in vain.  And you’d be right,” Although successive administrations had promised much “but done comparatively little”, he says, he is hopeful that “advocacy will win out in the end”. “I invite camexpo visitors to come up with a solution to end obesity that has eluded everyone else,” he says, “This panel session has been created to give you that chance.  Use it." The Obesity Panel Debate, in association with The National Obesity Forum, at camexpo will take place at 3.15pm on Sunday 5 October.  Panellists include hormone health specialist Dr Alyssa Burns-Hill, Jayney Goddard – President of The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA), and Dr Robert Verkerk – executive & scientific director of campaign group Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl). "The sooner the debate on obesity moves away from blaming excess calories, saturated fat and not enough exercise, and abandons a search for a one-size-fits-all solution, the sooner we'll see a downturn in the escalation of the condition," comments Verkerk. "Obesity is a hugely complex process that has both multiple causes, and impacts multiple systems in the body.  It’s complicated further by the fact that its triggers and mediators can vary considerably between individuals.  One general theme that underpins the condition is the dysfunction caused by modern diets and lifestyles in the pathways we've inherited from our Paleolithic ancestors, that are designed to allow us to store and utilise energy efficiently. "When looking at solutions, you can’t limit yourself to the physical.  There’s a rapidly growing body of evidence showing that psychological and emotional triggers are often key — and these must be dealt with alongside factors like changes in dietary composition, eating frequency and physical activity.  Such multi-pronged approaches benefit greatly from being individualised, especially where detailed knowledge of an individual’s genetic and environmental background is available," he says. "The only health sector that actually offers reproducible, effective, sustainable strategies to combat obesity is complementary medicine," says the CMA's Jayney Goddard.   "Obesity is not simply a matter of overeating - it goes much deeper than that and if the mental/emotional and food addiction factors, which are the underlying cause of obesity, are not addressed sufferers are doomed to failure.   "This forthcoming panel debate at camexpo is an important and timely event which will undoubtedly be pivotal in showing the world what complementary, holistic strategies can do to realistically combat the obesity pandemic," she concludes. The camexpo Keynote seminar programme is now available to view at www.camexpo.co.uk/seminars. To register for an entry ticket to camexpo (including admission to the show’s two Keynote Theatres, sponsored by Revital), please visit www.camexpo.co.uk/register and use priority code CMEX588 to register in advance for £7.50 before 3 October. camexpo will take place at the new venue of Olympia, London, on 4-5 October 2014. ### [1] (http://file///S:/Projects/Marketing/PR%20&%20PRESS%20RELEASES/PRESS%20RELEASES/CAMEXPO%202014/CAM14_PR_210714.docx#_ftnref1) Chief Medical Officer annual report: surveillance volume 2012 (published 27 March 2014): www.gov.uk/government/publications/chief-medical-officer-annual-report-surveillance-volume-2012 [2] (http://file///S:/Projects/Marketing/PR%20&%20PRESS%20RELEASES/PRESS%20RELEASES/CAMEXPO%202014/CAM14_PR_210714.docx#_ftnref2) The State of the Nation's Waistline – Obesity in the UK: Analysis and Expectations (published January 2014): www.noaw.org.uk/news/new-report-treat-obesity-like-smoking-face-obesity-costs-exceeding-50-billion-2050

i-Bell Achieves £30K Kickstarter Campaign Fundraising Goal

The new generation electronic doorbell, i-Bell has successfully reached its £30,000 kickstarter goal (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/729057054/i-bell) just 12 days after launching the crowdfunding campaign. In addition to achieving the funding target, the latest addition to the home automation market received huge levels of support and engagement, with backers reacting enthusiastically to the innovative technology and useful concept. Since launching less than two weeks ago, the campaign has secured pledges from over 200 eager supporters. Keen to back the phenomenal potential of the new product, backers have not only paid for pre-ordersbut also helped to spread the work by broadcasting the campaign via various social networking platforms, including Facebook and LinkedIn. Conceived as a useful solution to an everyday problem, i-Bell is a Wi-Fi enabled doorbell camera system that syncs the front door with smart phones, laptops and tablets. This means that home owners can see who is at their front door whether they are home or away thanks. The app makes the inconvenience of staying at home all day to wait for packages to be delivered a thing of the past while unscheduled guests can always be greeted thanks to the camera system that sits above the bell. Once installed the i-Bell gives users a bird’s eye view of whoever is at their front door through their phone, whether they are at work, on holiday or simply in the back garden. Robin Menen, i-Bell CFO, says, “An important part of Kickstarter is not just to achieve the funding target but to win the support of the communityand to push your funding beyond its goal. We’re delighted that our campaign really caught the imagination and in less than two weeks surpassed the £30,000 goal. It will be a fantastic achievement if by the end of our campaign on 7thAugust we can double our target” “I think the secret to the i-Bell success on Kickstarter is that is offers a ‘why didn’t i think of that’ solution to a very 21stcentury phenomenon. We all lead very busy lives that constantly take us away from home, and yet we are required to stay at home when we expect deliveries or in the event that family or friends may decide to pop over. The i-Bell is a way for us all to save time, enabling us to screen for potential unwanted visitors so that our time spent at home, perhaps running a relaxing bath or barbequing with the family, can be enjoyed without interruption. We didn’t want people to feel like slaves in their own home, worrying about missing the door bell or being concerned about opening the door to strangers. It gives control back to the home owner.” The first product of its kind in the UK, the i-Bell is compatible with Android, Apple, Windows and Blackberry so anyone with a Smartphone has access to the product. The combination of Wi-Fi and a HD camera enables homeowners to see and hear what’s going on at their front door from their phone. To find out more about i-Bell, visit: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/I-Bell/333645553456358?ref_type=bookmark Twitter: https://twitter.com/ibell_is_here

Zuken Reports Financial Results for 2014 and Announces 10.5% Increase in Sales

22  July 2014 – Munich, Germany and Westford, MA, USA – Zuken Inc. (6947:JP) has announced results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014. Zuken reported net sales of 19,772 million yen compared to sales of 17,887 million yen for 2013, an increase of 10.5%. Ordinary income of 848 million yen was realized compared to 489 million yen in 2013, an increase of 73.1%. Net income was 466 million yen compared to 304 million yen in 2013, an increase of 53.5%. Jinya Katsube, Zuken’s Chief Operating Officer, said: “This has been a good year for Zuken as we significantly surpassed last year’s results. Our success has been achieved, in part, by the introduction of CR-8000 Design Force to new and existing customers, and strong acceptance of our data management solution DS-2 and IT solutions such as visual BOM, with a sales increase of 24.4% this year. Continuing strong worldwide sales of E³.series has been a contributing factor, as well as the introduction of its complementary data management solution, E³.EDM.” Financial year summary The past year has been characterized by stable and consistent growth across the company. Profits increased due to higher sales, even with the investment in strengthening Zuken’s infrastructure, such as establishing the SOZO Center R&D facility in Silicon Valley, United States, and expanding into Poland with a new office in Krakow. During the year the joint venture Zuken Contact GmbH & Co. KG. launched the E³.EDM engineering data management product for native electrical design data. Dividend payment remains stable at 14 yen per share including intermediate dividend. This is in line with Zuken’s basic policy to pay stable and continuous dividends to shareholders. Business outlook Though the economy is in moderate recovery in Japan and the U.S., a continued slowing of economic growth is expected in Asia. Prospects of the next fiscal year performance will be 22,300 million yen in net sales, 1,670 million yen in ordinary income and 1,170 million yen in net income. Zuken plans to expand business through focused investment in people and technology to support the automotive sector for both wire harness and electronic design applications. Japan, U.S. and Germany rank among the leaders in the world in designing and manufacturing automobiles and the company believes that the development of solutions to support the automotive industries in these countries will contribute to our global growth in this sector. Click here to see the full results: Zuken financial results 2014-EN (http://mb.cision.com/Public/469/9619300/b46f2492f06e8cc5.pdf) Note: Only the full-year forecast is shown because Zuken manages performance on a fiscal year basis. *The descriptions on future forecast are based on information that the company has and on assumptions that are available as of the day of the disclosure. It is possible that the forecast will deviate from the actual performance due to various factors.                                           For more information on Zuken’s corporate structure see: www.zuken.com/en/company/corporate. - ends -  For a downloadable Word document and press images visit the press kits area of the press center www.zuken.com/presskits. Words = 404 Captions Image: Zuken-Z0418-Katsube1 Caption: Jinya Katsube, Zuken’s Chief Operating Officer

Heritage Crime costs UK £300 million a year - second only to drug dealing

Saving Britain’s Legacies VPS, the market leaders in protecting vacant properties, welcomes the guide to help protect heritage properties (http://www.bsia.co.uk/app/images/publications/188-security-of-heritage-property-guide.pdf) published by the British Security Industry Association (http://www.bsia.co.uk/) (the BSIA). Simon Alderson (https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=214374592&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=KIAL&locale=en_US&srchid=678947151406022480261&srchindex=1&srchtotal=19&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A678947151406022480261%2CVSRPtargetId%3A214374592%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary), Development Director of VPS and also the chairman of the BSIA’s Vacant Property Protection group (http://www.bsia.co.uk/home/vacant-property-code-of-practice) explains: “Heritage sites are often remote and packed with materials that can attract crime - lead roofs, copper piping, old libraries. It sounds like something from a Cluedo set, but for the few pounds thieves may obtain from selling stolen metals, they can cause tens of thousands of pounds of damage. Plus vacant sites are also targets for illegal raves and squats” ACPO, the Association of Chief Police Officers, issued an assessment last year with the Museums Association (http://www.museumsassociation.org/download?id=1038797) reporting that profits from the theft of art and antiques by organised gangs total over £300m a year in the UK - second only to drug dealing.  The report also gave an example of metal theft: in July 2012, Henry Moore’s ‘Sundial’ sculpture from the Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green, Hertfordshire was stolen - a nationally significant work of art worth £500,000, later sold to a scrap metal dealer for £46.50. “The Security of Heritage Property guide is a detailed review of how to assess the risks and the options to mitigate them. As well tapping into VPS’ experience in securing vacant heritage sites, it draws on the assistance of insurance companies such as Zurich, and the English Heritage’s own report, including their table of 25 Techniques on Heritage Crime Prevention (http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/publications/heritage-crime-prevention-guide).” says Mr Alderson. “In short, this guide is about saving Britain’s heritage legacies.” Heritage security: where tradition and technology meet The VPS case study included in the guide highlights a remote heritage site owned by a charity. The task was to preserve the integrity of the site building and associated building fabrics that are of potential value (e.g. approx. £500,000 lead roof) to maintain its saleable condition. This also serves to minimise the public relations impact from and likelihood that public liability damages will be sought by those entering the site and suffering injury, serious injury or death, whatever the purpose of their presence. After carrying out a risk assessment, VPS recommended a range of security measures, employing technological advances such as SmartAlarms, special sensors which operate without any external power supply, and their latest app, the Inspection IQ, (http://www.vpspecialists.co.uk/news/press-releases/vps-inspection-iq/) which works hand-in-hand with more traditional manned guarding services. “Security measures have moved on in leaps and bounds over the last decade, and the range of solutions available are, particularly appropriate for heritage sites, where tradition and technology meet. These amazing properties built without consideration for modern criminal behaviour, can be protected so Britain’s legacy will live on.” Alderson concludes. ### ENDS

Go-Lites Offer E-Cig Starter Kits For The Ultimate Introduction To Vaping

As the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic cigarettes, Go-Lites is dedicated to making the vaping experience as easy and straightforward as possible. Its fantastic range of e-cig starter kits does just this, offering Brits a budget friendly introduction to joining the electronic cigarette revolution that’s sweeping the country.  Featuring a complete collection of e-cig essentials, breaking the habit with a Go-Lites starter kit has never been easier. Designed as a cost effective introduction to electronic cigarettes, the e-cig starter kits offer buyers up to a week’s worth of simulated smoking satisfaction. During this time, smokers are able to gain a comprehensive idea of whether or not the solution is right for them. Srikanth Vadlamudi, of Go-Lites, says “At Go-Lites, we’re committed to offering British smokers the widest range of quality, cheap electronic cigarette starter kits available. The concept of switching to e-cigs can be daunting at first, which is why we’ve made the process as easy as possible with our complete starter kits. Including everything you need to get started in one simple package, they are a great way to get a feel for the e-cig experience without breaking the bank.” Included in a premium Go-Lites e-cig starter kit is a fully rechargeable battery unit complete with USB charger. Thanks to the nullified need for disposable batteries, smokers are already saving cash from the very first charge. Three cartomizers provide the equivalent of 90 regular cigarettes while buyers also have the choice of choosing from regular, mild or menthol flavouring. With two packs reducing the cost of smoking by up to 70%, cartomizers are a healthy, affordable and fuss-free alternative to their tobacco counterparts. Those wishing to inject a little variety into their initial e-cig experience can add a range of mouth-watering e-liquid products to their e-shopping cart. With flavours such as berry fusion, vanilla, strawberry and grape, vaping has never been so delicious! All Go-Lites e-cig starter kits arrive fully charged which means that the quitting process can begin from the moment the parcel is delivered. Those that choose to continue with their e-cig smoking experience can simply log onto the Go-Lites website and restock on cartomizers, flavours and other accessories. With a huge range of products on offer at highly competitive prices, Go-Lites offers its customers the chance to enjoy all the amazing benefits of the increasingly popular e-cig trend. E-cig starter kits are priced at £6.49 for the Go S1 Single Kit while the Go S3 Classic Full Kit is currently on sale for just £9.99. Representing a saving of £17, Go-Lites offers incredible value to budget conscious customers.   To find out more about Go-Lites and the great e-cig starter kits now available online, visit the website at: www.go-lites.co.uk. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/go.lites Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoLites Google+: https://plus.google.com/104459529592699801903/posts (https://plus.google.com/104459529592699801903/posts) 

VPS.NET Calls for SysAdmins to Send in Confessions

Cloud services provider VPS.NET has launched an exciting new competition to celebrate the 15th annual SysAdmin day, urging SysAdmins around the world to submit embarrassing work related confessions. In return, entrants have the opportunity to win the latest innovative technological revelation from Samsung, the Samsung 840 EVO 1TB SSD. This year’s SysAdmin day falls on the 25thJuly and acknowledges the hard work and relentless dedication of SysAdmins and technological teams across the world. The event has previously been celebrated for one day only, but due to the success of previous years and, the 2014 event has been extended to take place over a full week The culmination of this week’s events is the awarding of a top of the range Samsung EVO 1TB SSD hard drive in exchange for the most cringe worthy confession which can be submitted anonymously or under an alias, ensuring that a wide range of SysAdmins get involved. The exciting new item promises to make the life of the average SysAdmin far easier due to a random read speed of 4KB and superfast responsiveness. Samsung’s TurboWrite technology understands the importance of efficiency and speed assisting with sequential writing speeds, increasing the response time for burdened admin the world over. To be in for a chance to win the highly coveted prize, SysAdmins need only visit the SysAdmins page on the VPS.NET website (http://vps.net/sysadmin-day) and submit a succinct, confessional form. Confessions are required to be embarrassing on the job experiences, referred to as ‘face-palm’ moments. Sara Cunha-Rego, Marketing Director says, “SysAdmins are invaluable and yet go unappreciated for most of the year. The focus of SysAdmin day is to encourage and promote a sense of celebration and appreciation for techies all over the world.” “The opportunity to win the Samsung 840 is a great way to reward the dedication and tenacity of one lucky techie. It’s a durable, reliable, highly-efficient, gorgeous piece of kit that is on every workers wish list. All they have to do for the chance to win is enter into the spirit of camaraderie and submit an embarrassing workplace confession. Full anonymity is a given!” The exciting new competition opened on the 20thJuly and concludes on Friday July 25that 3PM EST, giving SysAdmins with a secret ample time to submit their embarrassing entries. The winning confession is selected by VPS.NETs own network of SysAdmins. The winner is then required to submit a short quote for the follow up blog, which in the spirit of anonymity, will safeguard their identity.  To find out more about the SysAdmin confessions competition, visit: http://vps.net/sysadmin-day

ABB delivers strong order growth and cash in Q2

Zurich, Switzerland, July 23, 2014 – ABB today reported strong order growth, stable revenues and a significant increase in cash from operations for the second quarter of 2014. The lower operational EBITDA margin mainly reflects ongoing project-related challenges in the Power Systems (PS) division. Orders[i] (http://connect.ne.cision.com#_edn1) of $10.6 billion were 14 percent higher (13 percent on a like-for-like basis2) compared with the same quarter in 2013. Base orders accelerated and large orders grew more than 70 percent. The positive growth momentum was supported across all regions. “Last October we said that we will drive organic growth through penetration, innovation and expansion and now we are delivering results,” said ABB Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Spiesshofer. “Our focused actions are paying off and support overall increased order momentum. In the second quarter we saw encouraging growth in our two largest markets, the US and China.” The strong order intake resulted in a positive book-to-bill ratio of 1.04x. ABB delivered steady revenues of $10.2 billion despite the lower opening order backlog. Group operational EBITDA was impacted by a loss in the PS division related to ongoing project charges in large engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects for offshore wind and solar power generation. New management has taken strict actions to de-risk the PS portfolio and adjust capacity. In addition to the exit from the solar EPC business, ABB is implementing a new business model for offshore wind EPC. “As said previously, PS is likely to weigh on earnings in the coming quarters. Spiesshofer said. “We are driving the PS turnaround as a top priority and made good progress in lowering the exposure.” Operational EBITDA margin2 was stable to higher for the remaining divisions, excluding the expected dilutive impact of the Power-One acquisition in Discrete Automation and Motion. Cash from operations improved by more than 60 percent to $888 million in the quarter. ABB successfully executed on its announced strategic portfolio pruning of businesses that have limited synergies with the rest of the portfolio. “Since October last year, we have moved quickly on our commitment to optimize the portfolio in a value-creating way and to strengthen the focus on the core,” Spiesshofer said. “For the second half of the year we will continue to push hard on our organic growth initiatives in a mixed market environment,” he said. “We will drive our relentless execution on cash and further step up the momentum on cost savings. We are confident that our balanced growth and execution initiatives will yield positive results for our shareholders.” ABB will host a capital markets day on September 9 in London to communicate its new strategy and financial targets as well as priorities for value creation and capital allocation. The complete press release including the appendices is available at http://www.abb.com/news (http://www.abb.com/news_)

SSAB Half-Year Report 2014

The quarter · Sales of SEK 9,323 (8,894) million · Operating profit/loss of SEK 260 (-115) million         · Profit/loss after financial items of SEK 73 (-273) million · Earnings per share of SEK 0.41 (-0.44) · Operating cash flow of SEK 528 (796) million · After the quarter end, approval from the EU and more than 90% of the shares in Rautaruukki were obtained Comments by the CEO The positive trend from the first quarter is continuing and we are able to present an operating profit of SEK 260 million for the second quarter of 2014. The operating profit for the second quarter represents an improvement of SEK 234 million compared with the first quarter of 2014, driven primarily by higher prices in Americas and lower production costs in EMEA. Operating cash flow was also positive during the second quarter, at more than SEK 500 million. The improved demand in North America has continued within several segments and, following the maintenance outage at the plant in Mobile at the beginning of the quarter, we have had full capacity utilization at both of our North American plants. We have also announced two additional price increases during the quarter. The European steel market has continued to recover slowly from low levels. However, shipment volumes for EMEA were slightly lower than in the first quarter, during which the market was driven partially by a small inventory restocking following the winter season. The operations in Asia experienced a weak quarter in terms of earnings, with the market remaining challenging. We expect our North American operations to continue to develop positively during the second half of 2014, driven by an improved market and positive effects of previous price increases. Demand within EMEA during the second half of the year is expected to be approximately in line with the first half of the year, but we envisage continued uncertainly in Russia and Turkey. Steel prices in EMEA are expected to be stable or slightly weaker, while prices of input goods are demonstrating a downward trend. Customary maintenance outages will be carried out within EMEA during the seasonally weak third quarter. The Asian market remains weak and we do not anticipate any improvement during the second half of the year. In January this year, SSAB and Rautaruukki announced the ambition to combine. On July 14, approval for the combination was received from the EU Commission. The concessions required by the Commission are in line with what we had anticipated, and will not affect the industrial logic or size of the synergies. The time period for acceptance of the offer by Rautaruukki's shareholders expired on July 22, and we can note that more than 90 percent of Rautaruukki's shareholders have accepted the offer. We will thus be able to complete the combination shortly. Together, we will create an effective and stable steel company enjoying strong positions on our domestic markets and with a clear global leadership within high strength steels. I look forward to creating an even stronger steel company together with all of our employees. Presentation of the half-year reportSSAB invites to a presentation of the half-year report today July 23, 2014.The interim report for the second quarter of 2014 will be presented by SSAB’s President and CEO Martin Lindqvist and CFO Håkan Folin. The press conference will be held in English and live webcasted on SSAB’s website www.ssab.com. It is also possible to participate in the briefing via telephone. Venue and time of briefing: World Trade Center (WTC) Stockholm, Kungsbron 1, Conference room Manhattan, 09:30 a.m. CET. Telephone numbers: +46 8 505 564 74 (Sweden), +44 203 364 53 74 (UK), +1 855 753 22 30 (USA). Link to webcast: Go to webcast (http://www.media-server.com/m/p/nrs2n8pg) Instructions on how to participate in the webcast are available on SSAB’s website, including presentation material for downloading.This information is such that SSAB must disclose in accordance with the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication on July 23, 2014 at 07.30 am. For further information:Maria Långberg, Executive VP Communications Tel. +46 (0)8 - 45 45 727Andreas Koch, Director, Investor Relations, Tel. +46 (0)70 - 509 77 61 SSAB is a global leader in value added, high strength steel. SSAB offers products developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 45 countries and operates production facilities in Sweden and the US. SSAB is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange, Stockholm. www.ssab.com.

Interim Report January - June 2014

· Leroy Merlin has chosen Pricer’s solution for all its stores – potential sales value SEK 130 million · Provision for non-recurring costs of SEK 53 million · A new strategy is announced that will simplify price optimisation between physical and online stores as well as mobile applications for the consumer · The strategy is expected to strengthen growth and profitability in 2015 · No forecasts for 2014 is given Second quarterOrders SEK 127 M (154)Net sales 147.9 M (127.9)Gross margin 1) 24.3 percent (31.4)Operating profit 2) SEK 2.7 M (9.1)Operating margin 2) 1.8 percent (7.1)Cash flow -37.7 M (-25.4)Basic earnings per share SEK -0.46 (0.07)           January - JuneOrders SEK 260 M (296)Net sales SEK 251.5 M (221.1)Gross margin 1) 23.9 percent (28.9)Operating profit 2) SEK -6.5 M (5.3)Operating margin 2) -2.6 percent (2.4)Cash flow -8.4 M (21.4)Basic earnings per share SEK -0.55 (0.03) 1) Excluding non-recurring costs of SEK 37.5 M for 20142) Excluding non-recurring costs of SEK 52.8 M for 2014 Comments from the (acting) CEO, Harald Bauer Sales increased in the second quarter while orders and the profit were lower than the previous year. In the second quarter the profit continued to be burdened by costs for replacing components in on-site customer installations. The company’s warranty reserve is being increased to meet additional costs. The costs refer to component problems in deliveries from some of Pricer’s suppliers which, while they are assessed as resolved, have required significant efforts to replace the labels for a number of customers. A comprehensive quality enhancement programme has been launched, which also includes sub-contractors. In the second quarter, non-recurring costs of SEK 52.8 million are reported. In addition to the increased warranty reserve for replacement components, the costs include write-downs of stock and development projects. Excluding non-recurring costs, the operating profit was SEK 2.7 million. We assess that the component problems will not have an impact on Pricer’s sales in 2014 as the problems have been identified and are assessed as being resolved. The replacement work is being conducted on a continuous basis with the affected customers. No sales or profit forecast is given for the full-year. To enable Pricer to resume its growth and return to good profitability, the company’s sales and market strategy is currently reviewed and revised as described below.

Vattenfall’s first half of 2014: Operating profit SEK 10 billion

Q2 and first half of the year in summary · Net sales amounted to SEK 36,575 million (38,308) for the second quarter and SEK 82,486 million (88,040) for the first six months of the year. · The underlying operating profit amounted to SEK 4,086 million (5,399) for the second quarter and SEK 13,163 million (17,055) for the first six months of the year. · Operating profit was SEK -1,637 million (-25,842) for the second quarter and SEK 10,197 million (-15,005) for the first six months of the year. · Profit for the period (after tax) amounted to SEK -2,323 million (-23,259) for the second quarter and SEK 5,882 million (-17,064) for the first six months of the year. · Electricity generation totalled 39.7 TWh (41.7) during the second quarter and 89.8 TWh (93.9) during the first six months of the year. Profit for the period after tax was negatively affected by SEK 4 billion in higher provisions primarily for future expenses for the decommissioning of nuclear power in Germany. Following an extended period of falling interest rates, Vattenfall has decided to lower the discount rate it uses to calculate provisions, resulting in an increase in these. Cash flow and the underlying operating profit are not affected. “The Group’s operations have performed well, with good availability for all types of our generation,” comments Øystein Løseth, President and CEO of Vattenfall. “However, demand continues to be weak, the surplus of generation capacity remains, electricity prices have fallen further in 2014, and CO2 prices are low. This is a pattern in the market that we have lived with for quite some time. “We have managed to counteract this trend to some extent through substantial cost-cutting and by lowering our debt through the sale of some of the company’s non-core businesses. We have improved efficiency and increased the availability of our power plants, particularly in nuclear power, and we have strengthened our cash flow by scaling back on investments. Our ongoing cost-cutting programme is on track, and by year-end our accumulated cost reductions are expected to amount to approximately 25% compared with the cost base in 2010. I am proud about what we have achieved at Vattenfall.”  Vattenfall discloses this information pursuant to the Swedish Securities Market Act. Issued by Vattenfall’s Press Office, telephone: +46-8-739 50 10, press@vattenfall.com   Vattenfall is a Swedish owned energy company with operations in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, UK and Finland. Since 1 January 2014 Vattenfall has started to operate from two units; the Nordic region and UK/ Continental Europe. Vattenfall’s vision is to create a strong and diversified European energy portfolio and to be among the leaders in developing an environmentally sustainable energy system.

Interim report 1 January-30 June 2014

1 JANUARY–30 JUNE 2014 · Order intake rose 7% to SEK 4,832 million (4,525). For comparable units, order intake decreased by 1%. · Net sales rose 8% to SEK 4,680 million (4,331). For comparable units the change was marginal. · Operating profit before amortisation of intangible non-current assets (EBITA) rose 11% to SEK 506 million (455), corresponding to an EBITA margin of 10.8% (10.5%). · Profit after tax rose 14% to SEK 300 million (264). · Earnings per share were SEK 7.50 (6.58). · Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 316 million (294). During the last 12-month period, cash flow per share was SEK 22.03 (17.38). SECOND QUARTER 2014 · Order intake rose 7% to SEK 2,484 million (2,327). For comparable units the change was marginal. · Net sales rose 7% to SEK 2,430 million (2,280). For comparable units the change was marginal. · Operating profit before amortisation of intangible non-current assets (EBITA) rose 7% to SEK 282 million (264), corresponding to an EBITA margin of 11.6% (11.6%). · Profit after tax rose 11% to SEK 174 million (157). · Earnings per share were SEK 4.35 (3.90). · Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK 226 million (263). CEO´s MESSAGE While the cautious optimism that existed after the first quarter remains, we have not yet seen any clear trend in the form of a general upswing in demand. The business climate improved somewhat during the second quarter compared with the preceding quarter and corresponding quarter a year ago, but is still characterised by great uncertainty. In addition, order intake for the Group’s companies continues to show considerable variation between months, segments and geographies. Acquisitions are central to the Indutrade Group’s development, and the pace of acquisition increased during the quarter through four completed acquisitions and a total of six since the start of the year. Combined annual sales for the units acquired thus far during the year amount to approximately SEK 350 million. We see that Indutrade’s business model and our company culture fit well in the UK and Ireland, and have therefore consciously increased our acquisition activity there. During the first part of the year we completed four acquisitions in this region. Our goal is to continue growing in these countries, both through additional acquisitions as well as organically, and we consider it realistic to reach sales of minimum SEK 1 billion within a few years. Second quarter Order intake during the quarter exceeded net sales by 2% and was 7% higher than in the corresponding period in 2013. All of the business areas reported order intake in excess of net sales during the quarter, and three of the five business areas had higher order intake for comparable units than the corresponding period a year ago. In the Nordic countries, development was slightly positive in Sweden and essentially unchanged in Norway and Denmark, while demand in Finland was at a continued low level. Outside the Nordic countries, development was positive particularly in the UK and Ireland, and to some degree in Germany and Benelux. Net sales during the past quarter grew 7%. For comparable units the change was marginal. Engineering & Equipment, with operations primarily in Finland, continues to be negatively affected by the low level of domestic industrial activity, and order intake decreased by 8% during the quarter. Flow Technology noted higher order intake also during the second quarter, which was distributed across most segments in the business area. Earnings for the quarter were hurt by somewhat lower gross margins combined with a slight rise in the business area’s overheads. Fluids & Mechanical Solutions experienced positive development during the quarter for most of the business unit’s operations, except for the filters segment, which noted a slight decline. Higher net sales combined with continued good cost control resulted in improved profitability for the quarter. Industrial Components continues to perform very strongly. Order intake grew 16% during the quarter, and growth was both organic and acquisition-driven. Most companies showed growth, particularly in the med-tech, mechanical components and industrial chemical products segments. Earnings improved by 30%, with a good EBITA margin. Special Products’ total order intake rose 7% despite negative organic growth, owing to a decrease in project-based orders in Switzerland during the quarter. It is gratifying to note that order intake for the energy segment recovered following a couple of weak quarters. Most other businesses noted a slight improvement in order intake at the same time that recently acquired units continued to develop according to plan. The earnings increase during the quarter came mostly from completed acquisitions. This was counteracted by a poorer mix, i.e., sales with high margins have been replaced by volumes from businesses with lower margins, resulting in a lower EBITA margin for the quarter. Margins The Group’s gross margin remains stable at 34% (34%). The EBITA margin was 11.6% for the quarter (11.6%), which is higher than the Group’s target of a minimum 10% EBITA margin over a business cycle.  Acquisitions Four acquisitions were carried out in the UK during the quarter: CRP Ltd, which specialises in corrosion-resistant piping, valves and expansion bellows; Micro Spring and Presswork Ltd, which manufactures industrial springs and stampings; Birmingham Specialities Ltd, a specialist manufacturer of industrial components; and ALH Systems Ltd, a specialist in encapsulants, sealants and adhesives. Outlook The trend we have seen during the first half of the year will likely continue during the coming autumn, i.e., some growth in a number of segments and in certain geographical areas. Our ambition is, according to Indutrade’s business model, to continue acquiring companies during the autumn. Johnny Alvarsson, President and CEO

New Atrust Thin Clients pack a punch says Actual Virtual

High-performance computing on a limited budget is now achievable with the latest virtual desktop experience from Atrust, says specialist UK distributor Actual Virtual (http://www.actualvirtual.co.uk). The Hertfordshire-based distributor is offering the latest t68L and t68W thin clients from Atrust whose compact design, weighing less than 300g, is packed with Intel® Bay trail Quad Core and Dual Core processors. Atrust t68L is a Linux-based thin client which adopts the Intel® Bay Trail Quad Core 1.83GHz CPU and consumes a low level of power, bringing users a cost-effective, multimedia acceleration experience. Atrust t68W features Intel® Bay Trail Dual Core 1.46GHz CPU and Microsoft Windows® Embedded 8 Standard OS, enabling fluent graphics with smooth HD video playback and internet streaming in a virtualized environment. The t68L and t68W support numerous industry-recognised protocols, such as VMware® Horizon View™, Citrix® XenDesktop™, Citrix® XenApp™ and Microsoft® RDP™ with RemoteFX™, and provide a rich, efficient and local computing experience for remote users. Simon Greer, Actual Virtual MD, said: “These high performance, mid-range devices unlock some of the more advanced features of RDS and Citrix. They're very small but pack a punch with quad-core processors. “Atrust is aiming for performance-hungry, cost-conscious buyers and these new product additions will enable resellers to compete against some of the bigger players in the marketplace with additional features but at a lower cost.” www.actualvirtual.co.uk Ends About Actual Virtual Actual Virtual is a thin client specialist with UK distribution agreements with LG, Atrust, NComputing and Userful.  Actual Virtual’s expert technical knowledge of desktop virtualisation enables resellers to identify applications and close high margin end user opportunities. About Atrust Established in 2007, Atrust is a creative, professional, and enthusiastic team that has rich experience in designing and producing Thin Client, Zero Client, Server and Management Software. The objectives of Atrust are to provide customers with high quality, high efficiency and environmental friendly products as well as comprehensive solutions. Media contact:Paul Maguire Magnite PR (http://www.magnitepr.com) paul.maguire@magnitepr.com T: 01438 791029 or M: 07947 799651 Simon Greer Actual Virtual (http://www.actualvirtual.co.uk) s.greer@actualvirtual.co.uk T: 01462 658500

Loomis AB to publish Interim Report on Thursday July 31, 2014

8.00 a.m. (CEST) - Report releaseThe report will be sent as a press release from Cision (www.cision.se) and will automatically be published on www.loomis.com when released. 8:30 a.m. (CEST) - Presentation slides availableFor presentation slides, follow the link www.loomis.com/investors/reports&presentations (http://www.loomis.com/en/Investors/Reports--presentations/2014/) 9.30 a.m. (CEST) - The information meeting startsLoomis President and CEO Jarl Dahlfors to present the report and answer questions. Venue: Sveavägen 20, 2nd floor, Stockholm, Sweden. No pre-registration. To follow the information meeting via telephone (and participate in Q&A session) please register via the link: https://eventreg2.conferencing.com/webportal3/reg.html?Acc=950707&Conf=216232 and follow instructions, or call +44 (0)207 1620 177, +1 334 323 62 03 or +46 8 505 201 14. To follow the web cast of the information meeting, please follow this link (http://media.fronto.com/cloud/loomis/140731/). The link is also available at our website, www.loomis.com/investors/reports&presentations (http://www.loomis.com/en/Investors/Reports--presentations/2014/) Recorded versionsA recorded version of the web cast will be available at www.loomis.com/investors/reports&presentations (http://www.loomis.com/en/Investors/Reports--presentations/2014/) after the information meeting and a telephone-recorded version of the information meeting will be available until midnight on August 14th on: +44 (0) 20 7031 4064, +1 954 334 0342 and +46 8 505 203 33, access code: 946689. Subscribe to press releases and financial informationTo receive press releases and financial reports from Loomis, please follow the link www.loomis.com/investors/reports&presentations (http://www.loomis.com/en/Investors/Reports--presentations/2014/) and follow the instructions. 23.7.2014                                               

Half-year report January-June 2014

Second quarter of 2014 – Another strong quarter · Sales rose 4 per cent to 2,145 MSEK (2,060). · Operating profit increased 15 per cent to 360 MSEK (312). · Operating margin improved to 16.8 per cent (15.1). · Profit after tax rose 13 per cent to 258 MSEK (228). · Earnings per share increased 13 per cent to 7.50 SEK (6.62). · Operating cash flow increased to 412 MSEK (385). · An agreement was signed July 11 to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber Co., a well-known Rubber Compounder in the US market. First half of 2014 – Volume increases in all regions · Sales rose 5 per cent to 4,276 MSEK (4,074). · Operating profit increased 19 per cent to 724 MSEK (610). · Operating  margin improved to 16.9 per cent (15.0). · Profit  after tax rose 17 per cent to 520 MSEK (444). · Earnings per share increased 17 per cent to 15.11 SEK (12.90). · Operating cash flow rose to 699 MSEK (625). President’s comments “Also the second quarter of 2014 was a strong quarter for the HEXPOL Group. Our volume development was positive and volumes improved in all geographic regions compared with the year-earlier period. Gratifying is that volumes in Europe continued to recover. Sales increased by 4 per cent, despite a negative impact from lower prices for our principal raw materials which, however, has stabilised during the last three quarters. Our earnings per share improved to 7.50 SEK (6.62), up 13 per cent. The operating margin improved to 16.8 per cent (15.1) and our operating profit rose 15 per cent to 360 MSEK (312). Operating cash flow was once again strong, increasing to 412 MSEK (385). The first half of 2014 was a period with volume increases in all geographic regions and with strong earnings development. Our earnings per share rose 17 per cent to 15.11 SEK (12.90). Return on capital employed increased to 30.7 per cent (25.3). Our balance sheet is strong and, with a net debt of 175 MSEK (985), we are well equipped for continued expansion. An agreement was signed July 11 to acquire the business of Kardoes Rubber in Alabama, US. The acquisition is a very good complement to HEXPOL Compounding in the US and broadens and strengthens our presence with Rubber Compounds into end user markets like industrial materials handling, agriculture equipment and off the road tires. “ Georg Brunstam, President and CEO

VISITORS HELP HEBCELT TO ANOTHER SUCCESS

Visitors from nearly 30 countries helped make this year’s Hebridean Celtic Festival one of its most successful and provided a massive economic boost to the islands. The award-winning event was held from 16-19 July in Stornoway with Big Country, Levellers and Donnie Munro headlining its biggest ever programme of 40 acts. A huge influx of music fans from overseas made up half the estimated 14,000-strong audience that attended shows in the main arena in the grounds of Lews Castle, An Lanntair arts centre in the town centre and other venues in rural areas. The figure is close to last year’s record-breaking attendance - which was the best in the event’s 19 year history - and almost 17 per cent up on 2012. Organisers are already planning next year’s landmark 20th event which will be held from 15-18 July 2015. HebCelt director Caroline Maclennan said: “This year’s festival was another resounding success and the feedback we have received from visitors and local people has been tremendous. “We are delighted with the audience numbers, bearing in mind the economy is still very difficult. Almost half – 49 per cent – come from outside the Hebrides to take in the festival and that is hugely positive for local businesses. “Festival-goers also travel throughout the islands so the effect is felt across a wide area. “It’s really encouraging that the festival still attracts such a large and loyal following and we are excited about next year’s event which will be extra special as we reach the 20 years milestone.” Music fans travelled by car, ferry and plane from throughout the UK and across Europe as well from the Middle East, Australia, New Zealand, South America, China, Canada, the US, and Africa to attend HebCelt. Over 70 per cent were repeat visitors, demonstrating the loyal following it has amongst both local and visiting fans. Its popularity with fans of all ages was also shown by the broadly even split across six age groups – under 16s, 16-24 year-olds, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54 and over 55– at an average of 16.5 per cent each. Demand for accommodation this year led to an appeal being made three months ahead of the event.to help house visitors. Alastair Lockett, VisitScotland’s visitor services team leader, Outer Hebrides, said: “Yet again, HebCelt proves to be a great incentive for visitors from all over the world to come to the Outer Hebrides, especially in the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2014. “The weather was favourable, with campers enjoying warm sunshine for most of the festival and the friendly atmosphere attracted many families to the event and entertainment in the town centre. “We are also seeing many more festival-goers extending their stay and enjoying some of the great attractions the islands have to offer.” Emma Campbell-Macleod, owner of The Good Food Boutique in Stornoway’s Cromwell Street, was one of the businesses that benefited during HebCelt week. “We were very busy with both local people and visitors all week. I estimate that business was up about 20 per cent on the previous week and just over 10 per cent on last year.   “Everyone benefits from the festival, not just businesses. A lot of people said how busy the town was, with lots of tourists around. There was a real buzz about the place and it makes everyone feel more positive.” Kenny MacIver, a partner in Stornoway Taxi Service, said he drove people all over Lewis and as far away as the south of Harris: “We were extremely busy the whole week. Even when putting on extra cars to cope with demand we were still stretched. “Outside Christmas and New Year, HebCelt week is the busiest time of the year for us. The festival gives a real boost to the whole place and everyone gets something from it because it caters for all age groups.” The 19th HebCelt also featured performances by Cara Dillon, Rachel Sermanni, Duncan Chisholm, Cajun band Magnolia Sisters, from Louisiana, Larkin Poe, from Atlanta, and Canadian outfit Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. NOTES TO EDITORS This year HebCelt was selected as one of the top 10 UK summer festivals for the fourth year in succession by influential publication Songlines. It was also hailed as one of the greenest festivals in the world after being the only Scottish event to receive an Outstanding award from environmental campaign group A Greener Festival. In addition, it was shortlisted in the Greener Festival category in the UK Festival Awards and in the Best Independent Festival category in the AIM Independent Music Awards. In 2011 it was ranked Best Large Festival at the industry-sponsored Scottish Event Awards and it won Best Event of the Year award at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards in 2004 and 2009. For more information contact John RossLucid PR01463 724593; 07730 099617johnross@lucidmessages.com

Fraud prevention pioneer takes on role of Chairman of IRIS Analytics

Mr Hepp, for many years a prominent figure in the German banking industry, established IRIS Analytics GmbH in 2007. Mr Hepp and a hand-picked team of payment fraud experts challenged the then state-of-the-art approach to fraud prevention based on neural network technology, and developed IRIS, a solution which leverages the very latest thinking in in-memory data analysis and management. His first significant involvement in the German banking industry was to establish credit cards as a mass market product in Germany. During his tenure as Head of Banking Sales at GZS Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH, the niche product consisting of 230,000 cards issued in 1984 grew to 4 million in 1993, making MasterCard the dominant credit card in Germany. Mr Hepp has published several scientific papers on fraud prevention and risk control, and pioneered the practicul use of artificial intelligence techniques to fight payment fraud in real-time. He served on the MasterCard International Security Committee between 1993 and 1997. "IRIS Analytics has benefited immensely from Mr Hepp's depth of knowledge of the payments industry and of fraud prevention," says Nikolaus D. Bayer, Managing Director. "We are grateful for his contribution and delighted that he remains committed to the company's future expansion and success by agreeing to serve as Chairman of the Advisory Board of IRIS Analytics." Following this move, the Management Board of IRIS Analytics will now consist of Nikolaus D. Bayer and Constantin von Altrock as joint Managing Directors.

Elekta strengthens its position in Turkey with acquisition of Mesi Medikal

Around 100,000 Turkish patients are estimated to need radiotherapy each year - a figure expected to reach approximately 170,000 by 2023*. Elekta will increase its commitment to this high-growth market by establishing an office in the country, staffed by Mesi Medikal’s current employees. “With only about two linear accelerators per million people in Turkey, we see strong growth opportunities,” says Niklas Savander, President and CEO of Elekta. “Elekta projects that almost 380 linear accelerators will be required by 2023, compared to today’s 210 units. The best way to capture this growth is to develop the relationship we have had with Mesi Medikal since 1997.” In addition to linear accelerators, Mesi Medikal has also been Elekta’s distributor for software and brachytherapy solutions. The acquisition of Mesi Medikal is expected to add approximately 0.3% to Elekta’s revenues on an annual basis. The transaction is expected to be EPS accretive on an annual basis. There is a three-year earn out component to the agreement between seller and Elekta. Both signing and closing of this acquisition will take place today, July 24, 2014. Mesi Medikal will change its name to Elekta and will be a fully owned company. *Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, Vol 12, 2011 (http://www.apocp.org/cancer_download/Volume12_No9/2157-62%20c8.30%20Fateh%20Goksel.pdf) # # # For further information, please contact:Gert van Santen, Group Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta ABTel: +31 653 561 242, e-mail: gert.vansanten@elekta.comTime zone: CET: Central European TimeJohan Andersson, Director, Investor Relations, Elekta ABTel: +46 702 100 451, e-mail: johan.andersson@elekta.comTime zone: CET: Central European TimeThe above information is such that Elekta AB (publ) shall make public in accordance with the Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was published at 07:30 CET on July 24, 2014.About ElektaElekta is a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Stretching the boundaries of science and technology, providing intelligent and resource-efficient solutions that offer confidence to both health care providers and patients, Elekta aims to improve, prolong and even save patient lives.Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,500 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker STO:EKTAB. Website: www.elekta.com.

Interim report January – June 2014

Financial summary January – June 2014 ·Global net sales increased by 12% to SEK 77.5m (69.4)*. Adjusted for currency fluctuations, net sales increased by 8% Year over Year (Y-o-Y). ·Net sales for clinical use of NIOX MINO/NIOX VERO increased by 16% despite a decrease in the US of 15% (15% in local currency) primarily due to the refocus of the sales force and selling process. ·Strategic sales (sales to pharmaceutical companies and CROs for clinical trials) increased by 7%. These sales fluctuate substantially between quarters. ·Total worldwide quantity of tests sold (repeat and initial) reached almost 1.2m (1.0) tests, an increase of 17% Y-o-Y and in the US for clinical use decreased by 8%. Total repeat test volume for clinical use increased by 22% and in the US by 19%. ·The Gross Margin for the 1H was 69% (72%). The reduction vs prior year was driven by a change in channel mix with more sales going through distributors with a lower overall margin. This strategic shift was balanced by lower operating expenses as we were able to reduce headcount in areas now serviced through distributors. ·The loss after tax improved to SEK 107.6m (110.0), corresponding to a loss per share before and after dilution of SEK 0.7 (0.7). The operating loss improved to SEK 88.4m (106.1). Financial summary April – June 2014 ·Global net sales increased by 19% to SEK 42.5m (35.7)*. Adjusted for currency fluctuations, net sales increased by 15% in the quarter. ·Net sales for clinical use of NIOX MINO/NIOX VERO increased globally by 19% reaching SEK 32.9m (27.8), making it the best clinical quarter, in-spite of a decrease in the US of 17% (17% in local currency). ·Strategic sales increased by 34% to SEK 8.3m (6.2). ·Total worldwide quantity of tests sold (repeat and initial) reached almost 0.7m (0.5) tests, an increase of 20% Y-o-Y and in the US for clinical use decreased by 12%. Total repeat test volume for clinical use increased by 24%, and in the US by 21%. ·Gross Margin for the quarter was 68% (70%). ·The loss after tax amounted to SEK 54.7m (55.7), corresponding to a loss per share before and after dilution of SEK 0.4 (0.4). The operating loss amounted to SEK 43.7m (52.6). Significant events April – June 2014 ·On April 2nd, NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) published guidelines (http://www.nice.org.uk/newsroom/news/SimpleTestToHelpDiagnoseAndManageAsthma.jsp) recommending the use of Aerocrine’s NIOX MINO® and NIOX VERO® to help guide the diagnosis and management of asthma in both adults and children. ·On June 12th, Aerocrine announced changes in leadership as Marshall Woodworth was appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer and Anders Murman was promoted to Chief Technological Officer. AEROCRINE IN BRIEF +-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+| |April - June|Jan - June |Full year |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|SEKm |2014 |2013 |2014 |2013 |Rolling-12|2013 |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Net sales |42.5 |35.7 |77.5 |69.4 |144.3 |136.2 |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|-of which strategic sales |8.3 |6.2 |12.6 |11.8 |26.8 |27.3 |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Gross profit/loss |29.0 |25.0 |53.5 |50.2 |101.1 |97.8 |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Gross margin % |68% |70% |69% |72% |70% |72% |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Operating profit/loss |-43.7|-52.6 |-88.4 |-106.1|-188.0 |-205.7|+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Net profit after tax |-54.7|-55.7 |-107.6|-110.0|-223.2 |-225.6|+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Cash flow, current operations|-47.1|-54.2 |-105,2|-118.2|-199.0 |-212.1|+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+|Total cash flow |-47.9|260.8 |-107,3|194.9 |-212.5 |89.7 |+-----------------------------+-----+------+------+------+----------+------+ For further information, please contact: Scott Myers, CEO: +46 768 788 379 or +1 970 368 0336            or Marshall Woodworth, CFO: + 1 919 749 8748 www.aerocrine.com or www.niox.com *Note all numbers in ( ) are the corresponding period previous year and in the same unit. This is information that Aerocrine AB (publ) is required to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication on July 24, 2014, at 8.00 a.m.

Hoist Finance Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

· Gross cash collections in January - June 2014 totalled SEK 1,151 million, an increase of 75 per cent compared to January - June 2013 (SEK 657 million). · Total revenue in January - June 2014 was SEK 759 million (SEK 490 million adj. for revaluations), up 55 per cent on the first half of 2013.  · EBIT totalled SEK 253 million in January - June 2014, corresponding to an EBIT margin of 33 per cent. In January - June 2013, EBIT totalled SEK 138 million with a corresponding EBIT margin of 28 per cent.  · Portfolio acquisitions of SEK 1,330 million in January - June 2014, an increase of 30 per cent relative to the same period in 2013. · Carrying value as at 30 June 2014 of SEK 7,386 million (SEK 4,450 million as at 30 June 2013). · Gross 120 month ERC on acquired loan portfolios of SEK 12,182 million as at 30 June 2014 (SEK 7,298 million as at 30 June 2013). · Cash flow from operating activities totalled SEK -1,822 million in January - June 2014 (SEK 1,839 million in January - June 2013). · Total capital ratio of 13.24 per cent of REA as of 30 June 2014 (12.94 per cent as at 30 June 2013).  · Private placement to Toscafund of SEK 333 million in May. For further information, please contact:  Jörgen Olsson, CEO Hoist Finance  Jane Niedra, IR Hoist Finance  Contact details:  Phone +46 (0)8 55 51 77 90  Email: jane.niedra@hoistfinance.com The information above has been published pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act (Sw. lag om värdepappersmarknaden).  This information was released for publication at 8.00 on 24 July 2014.

Harvest update 2014

Highlights * Winter barley harvest 97 per cent completed in Ukraine with net yields up 49 per cent on 2013 to 5.5 tonnes per hectare  * Ukraine rapeseed harvest is approximately 27% completed with yields currently running materially in excess of 2013 net yields of 2.9 tonnes per hectare  * Russian winter wheat harvest is approximately 50 per completed with net yields in excess of 2013 yields of 3.5 tonnes per hectare  * Improved yields are on top of material increases in 2013 and are combined with previously announced cost cuts amounting to SEK 150 million over comparable 2012 costs which have been achieved and in some cases exceeded   Weather conditions in Ukraine have been excellent with yields recorded so far being higher than at any time in the history of the Company. These yields are at the level required to make the Ukraine business profitable. Russian crops were held back by a very wet seeding period in the autumn/winter of 2013 together with a hot and dry May and June 2014 which prevented the full yield potential being achieved. Despite this, the Company appears on track to match the record 2013 winter wheat yield. Improved organisation, selected machinery investments and strict adherence to operating windows all contributed to the excellent state of the crop. A further update will be made on completion of the harvesting of winter crops in the second half of August. Stephen Pickup, Managing Director of Agrokultura, commented, “We are pleased to be able to announce not only that the cost cuts continue to be on track but also that the required improvements in yield for the winter seeded crops have been consolidated from last year and in many cases exceeded. This has been in part due to the excellent weather conditions but also due to the improved processes, controls, budgeting and operational experience and organisation. We believe these yields will place us well in the upper quartile of scale farmers in the region. These results begin to show what the internationally listed agribusinesses operating in eastern Europe are able to achieve. We will continue to focus on securing the rest of the of the harvest and setting more challenging cost and yield targets while also working on our sales strategies to maximise revenues." Stockholm, 24 July 2014For additional comments, please contact:Stephen Pickup, Managing Director, tel. +44 782 529 4352Kristian Shaw, Group CFO, tel. +44 782 529 4356

CONCENTRIC INTERIM REPORT JANUARY – JUNE 2014

First six months of 2014: Strong margin and cash conversion from y-o-y growth · Net sales for H1, excluding revenues attributable to Alfdex: MSEK 1,023 (894) [1] – up 5% year-on-year, after adjusting for currency (+3%) and LICOS (+6%) · Operating income for H1, including net income (after interest and tax) attributable to Alfdex: MSEK 161 (131) – operating margin of 15.8% (14.6) [1] · Earnings after tax for H1: MSEK 113 (81) – basic EPS of SEK 2.59 (1.86) · Strong cash flow from operating activities for H1: MSEK 159 (65) · Group’s net debt for H1: MSEK 440 (638) [1] – gearing ratio of 56% (110), following dividend payout of MSEK 121 (110) and own share buy-backs of MSEK 50 (nil) in Q2 Second quarter of 2014: Positive sales and margin development continued · Net sales for Q2, excluding revenues attributable to Alfdex: MSEK 527 (472) [1] – up 2% year-on-year, after adjusting for currency (+4%) and LICOS (+6%) · Operating income for Q2, including net income (after interest and tax) attributable to Alfdex: MSEK 84 (73) – operating margin of 16.0% (15.5) [1] · Earnings after tax for Q2: MSEK 60 (44) – basic EPS of SEK 1.39 (1.01) · Strong cash flow from operating activities for Q2: MSEK 94 (64) [1] The 2013 comparative figures for Net sales, Operating income, Earnings before tax and Net debt for the period have been adjusted for the amendments to IFRS 11, “Joint arrangements” (see Appendices 1 to 3 for the restated consolidated income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements). President and CEO, David Woolley, comments on interim report for Q2 2014: “The strong sales, operating margin and cash flow delivered in the first quarter have continued into the second quarter of 2014. As a result, sales for the first half of 2014 were up 5% y-o-y, after adjusting for LICOS (+6%) and currency (+3%), whilst the EBIT margin increased to 15.8% for the same period. In spite of some Euro VI pre-buy effects affecting the first quarter, demand across our European end-markets for both engine and hydraulic products has been relatively strong and continues to be an important source of growth. Engine products sales in North American end-markets have also improved, particularly for medium and heavy trucks, although demand for our hydraulics products remains fairly flat in the US. Looking forward, the orders received in the second quarter were in line with sales for the quarter, indicating that end-customer confidence is stable. The increasing pressure to reduce fuel consumption in all forms of machinery and trucks just reinforces the importance of our ongoing customer development programmes for our variable flow pump technology. Furthermore, our longstanding expertise in hydraulic products, will allow us to continue to occupy strong positions in niche areas where customers require more advanced, custom-made solutions. Concentric remains well positioned both financially and operationally, to fully leverage our market opportunities.” For further information, please contact:David Woolley (President and CEO), David Bessant (CFO), or Lena Olofsdotter (Corporate Communications), at Tel: +44 121 445 6545 (E-mail: info@concentricab.com) Concentric AB (publ) is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Mid Cap. The information in this report is of the type that Concentric is required to disclose under the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication at 8.00am on 24 July, 2014. This report contains forward-looking information in the form of statements concerning the outlook for Concentric’s operations. This information is based on the current expectations of Concentric’s management, as well as estimates and forecasts. The actual future outcome could vary significantly compared with the information provided in this report, which is forward-looking, due to such considerations as changed conditions concerning the economy, market and competition.

DIO awards estates contracts valued at £958 million

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced that it has awarded contracts valued at £958 million for the Next Generation Estate Contracts (NGEC) Regional Prime Contracts Central and South West and South East England. DIO has awarded five-year contracts to CarillionAmey Ltd: · Regional Prime Central valued at £435 million · Regional Prime South West valued at £265 million · Regional Prime South East valued at £258 million The three contracts have the option to be extended up to an additional five years. The contracts provide planned and reactive maintenance including grounds maintenance, a 24/7 helpdesk for estate-users and have capability to deliver additional professional services, low value capital works and capital projects up to a value of £3.93 million. The contracts ensure sites continue to be kept safe, legal and operational at all times. The new South West and South East Regional Prime contracts replace the current Regional Prime contracts that were let in 2003 and 2005. The new Central Regional Prime contract replaces two existing Regional Prime contracts that cover Central England andEastern England. The award of the latest three contracts represents another major milestone in the NGEC programme, following the £1.1 billion award of the National Housing Prime National Training Estate Prime and Scotland and Northern Ireland Prime Contracts on 12 May 14. These first three contracts were also awarded for five years, with the option to be extended up to an additional five years. Acting Chief Executive DIO, Mark Hutchinson said: ”I am delighted that DIO has reached this important milestone in transforming the way it works. These new contracts will help DIO provide modern and effective infrastructure services to support Defence capabilities and individual Service personnel in a timely and cost-effective way.” Over the last 10 years, DIO has rationalised the number of contracts it manages to deliver this service from over 250 down to six NGEC Prime contracts now. NGEC Prime contracts provide a common framework for contract management across the whole UK Defence estate. They are designed to deliver value for money for Defence and the taxpayer through a coherent set of contracts where prices for Core Services have been agreed in advance with the contractor, further improving financial certainty. Matt Foley, DIO Head of Future Procurement said: “DIO’s priority is to support our Armed Forces by providing the places they need to live, work, train and deploy on operations. Prime contracts provide a comprehensive contract framework and have been developed following an in-depth review of the Defence estate and requirements of our estate users. “They have also been designed to not only provide operational capability at all times and are flexible enough to adapt to the future requirements of the Defence frontline; allowing for service requirements to be changed in a timely and cost effective way. “Our new Prime contractors have faced a rigorous procurement and evaluation process. I am confident that the companies selected will meet the high standards required on the Defence estate and I look forward to working closely with them.” All three Regional Primes are due to be in service by February 2015. Ends

Humber poppy challenge hits the road!

Visitors to many outdoor events around the Humber region will be invited to contribute to a series of commemorative artworks this summer, as the Joining Up The Humber Museums mobile unit hits a summer tour! The mobile unit will be packed with equipment to create paper poppies, which will then be used in a series of floral memorial installations to be created later this year by Hull-based artist, Martin Waters.  The tributes will go on display in Beverley Minster, the Ferens Art Gallery, St Lawrence’s Church in Scunthorpe and Holy Trinity Church in Hull later this year. “Over the next few months we will be working with many schools across the East Riding,HullandNorth Lincolnshireas we are hoping to create around 10,000 poppies to feature in these displays,” comments Nial Adams, Principal Museums Officer for East Riding of Yorkshire Council.  “By taking our poppy-making workshops out into the wider community, through these events and also by having poppy-making stations at many of the local authority-run museums, galleries and attractions throughout the Humber region, we hope to involve many more people.” The mobile poppy-making team will be at the Veterans’ Weekend in Eas tPark,Hull on 26 & 27 July, and up at Sewerby Hall for its World War I living history event on 3 August.  The Joining Up the Humber Museums team will also be at the Manor Farm Children’s Centre in Scunthorpe on 4 August, before the mobile unit heads up to the 2021 Visual Arts Centre in Scunthorpeon 14 August, where visitors will get a peek of a ‘Poppy Drift’ installation by Martin Waters.  The summer season is rounded off with a poppy-fest at Normanby Hall’s ‘Life in the Trenches’ event on 7 September. If you can’t make any of the events, then visit www.joiningupthehumber.co.uk to find your nearest poppy-making station,” adds Nial. For more information on the events and exhibitions taking place over the coming months as part of the Joining Up The Humber Museums initiative, please visit www.joiningupthehumber.co.uk ENDS Notes to editors: Joining Up the Humber Museums is supported by a £1 million grant from Arts Council England.  The initiative runs until 2015, and will support commemorations of the centenary of the First World War in the Humber region.  The money will be used to improve galleries and facilities across the three council's services in preparation for exhibitions in 2014 and beyond, including the opening up of Georgian Houses, part of Wilberforce House in Hull. There will also be funding made available to engage with a number of additional partners from the region who wish to engage with WWI centenary projects, including opportunities for volunteering, education and other outreach projects. For further media information or photographs, please contact: Jay Commins Pyper York Limited Tel:         01904 500698 Email:    jay@pyperyork.co.uk

From Royals to Rebels: Churches Reveal Tales of the Unexpected for Yorkshire Medieval Festival

From royals to rebels, seven of Yorkshire’s most beautiful churches will be exploring hidden histories, ancient crafts, and unexplained mysteries this August during the Yorkshire Medieval Festival 2014. ‘Church Explorers’ is an exclusive and free series of walks, tours, and hands-on activity days, which reveals a more colourful side to the area’s medieval heritage. Taking place in churches from Selby to Sheriff Hutton, Church Explorers is a partnership between a number of local churches from the Churches Conservation Trust and the JORVIK Group, organisers of the annual Medieval Festival, now in its third year, and also the annual JORVIK Viking Festival. “Although many of these churches are in rural locations, don’t be fooled into thinking that they had quiet pasts,” says Danielle Daglan, festival director. “In the Middle Ages, this area of Yorkshire was often caught in the turbulent epicentre of national power-politics, but it was also vibrant with art and crafts. As medieval churches were at the heart of community life, they eloquently reveal how history made its mark on real people.” Karen Banks, organiser of Selby Abbey’s Family Day on Wednesday 27th August, adds, “Churches were a thriving part of daily life in the Middle Ages, and people’s lives are written into their records, art and architecture, making them treasure troves for historians – much of our heritage might have been lost without them. More importantly, as the living heart of their local communities today, churches provide a unique continuity with the people of the past. Church Explorers will open the door to this outstanding and unexpected heritage.” The churches involved are: · St Helen and Holy Cross, Sheriff Hutton on Saturday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 August · St John the Baptist, Healaugh on Wednesday 6 August · St Mary Bishophill Junior, York on Thursday 7 August · St Mary, Woodkirk on Saturday 16 August · All Saints, Wold Newton on Tuesday 19 August and Thursday 21 August · St Helen, Bilton in Ainsty on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 August · Selby Abbey on Wednesday 27 August The Yorkshire Medieval Festival 2014 kicks off in Rowntree Park, York on 2-3 August with Medieval Merriment, an extravaganza of knightly combat, living history, and merry medieval mayhem. The full 4-week festival brings together medieval-themed events, activities, talks and tours at various locations in York and the surrounding area, including Pontefract and Knaresborough, celebrating the 500-year period from the Norman invasion until the demise of Richard III and the start of the Tudor era. “Alongside the packed programme of events, we’d encourage visitors to pop into some of the medieval attractions that are open in York, from Barley Hall – which was home to a wealthy merchant – to the new Richard III and Henry VII Experiences in the city’s Micklegate and Monk Bars,” adds Danielle. A full listing is available on www.yorkshire-medieval-festival.com.   All Church Explorers events are free-of-charge, but pre-booking may be required. ENDS For further media information or photographs please contact: Nicola Bexon, Jay Commins, or Samantha Orange Pyper York Limited Tel: 01904 500698 Email: nicola@pyperyork.co.uk, sam@pyperyork.co.uk or jay@pyperyork.co.uk

FTT accelerate to  receive three prestigious awards

Since its introduction in September of 2009, FTT Training has provided Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) training which is required across Europe; ensuring all professional drivers complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years. As an essential requirement, INATIV oversee the delivery of this training across several centres throughout the UK. Recently the Annual INATIV Awards recognised  FTT GB Ltd for its training excellence; awarding them the much revered ‘UK Centre of Excellence’ title for 2014. This award highlights FTT for its outstanding contribution to Driver CPC provision. Its recognition didn't stop at just one award, but shifted gears within the industry by receiving three enviable awards. FTT was further recognised as the “Industry Specific Training Centre of the Year”. James Clifford-Davies, Director of FTT GB Ltd, was overwhelmed by the award. During the ceremony, he said, "the awards that we have received tonight are as a result of the hard work and dedication shown by our trainer. We are committed to raising and maintaining standards within the industry” Tony Sykes, speaking on behalf of Inativ, said, "FTT joined the INATIV Consortium at its inception. FTT's drive and ambitious training and marketing have helped to develop and maintain the high standards that we aspire to." Making FTT lead the way for other centres providing training within the automotive and mechanic industry. Mr Clifford-Davies was later recognised for his personal contribution to the success of FTT and the CPC Driver Training Programme. The 'Iceberg Award' is granted to individuals who go the extra mile to ensure the success of not only the programme but also the accomplishment of the individual candidates and the instructors delivering the courses. Managing to score a hat-trick of awards must have left other centres feeling a little like Brazil in last night's semi-final. FTT, based in Honiton, Devon, has established its position within the past 35 years as one of the UK's leading training providers in the field of Health and Safety, with a prestigious portfolio of clients ranging from small agricultural business to large multi-national blue chip companies. Their high octane performance continues to bring learners and teachers up to speed on the latest industry standards and long may continue to do so. To find out more about FTT or to register for any of their excellent courses, please visit their site at http://www.fttonline.com/

Free Plotagon app lets anyone create and share animated videos instantly

Stockholm, Sweden—July 24, 2014—Swedish startup Plotagon has launched a free,new app that anyone can use to make and share 3D animated videos. Users simplyselect characters, choose a scene, write what they want their characters tosay, and press play to see their stories animated instantly. No animationexperience is required; anyone who can write a story can use Plotagon.The Plotagon iPad app (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/plotagon-storytelling-for/id883190178) launched today in the Apple App Storeworldwide. Anyone can download versions for Mac or PC from Plotagon.com. Thebasic app is free and comes with two characters, one scene, music and soundeffects. Users can download two more free characters within the app. Morecharacters and scenes can be added via in-app purchases, most of which are$.99 or $1.99 each. Scenes and characters can be used in any combination andnew ones will be available every few weeks. Users can share their animatedstories on the Plotagon network and on YouTube.“Animation is a really powerful medium for telling stories. With Plotagon,people can make animated videos in a way that just wasn’t possible before,”said Jonathan Hise Kaldma, Creative Director at Plotagon.The new Plotagon app replaces the public beta version that was released in2013. The beta version featured photo-realistic animated characters andenvironments based on existing literature or concepts such as “Alice inWonderland” or super-hero comics.The new app was built to be fast, lightweight and easy to use on mobiledevices. It now features comical, cartoony characters and stylized scenes setin everyday locations. The design change will enable users to craft morepersonal animated stories instead of the mostly fan-fiction stories inspiredby the beta version.“Users loved the original Plotagon app, but told us they wanted it on mobiledevices and they wanted to connect with other creators,” added Hise Kaldma.“We redesigned the app from the ground up to make it easier to create videosand interact with other creators. Making animated videos has never been morefun.”The new app has a built-in social network where users can find and followother creators, comment on their videos, and watch popular videos and staffpicks. Users can also add hashtags to videos and search for videos with aspecific hashtag.Plotagon is based in Stockholm, Sweden.###Photos, video & information: http://news.cision.com/plotagonUSA media contactBig Deal PRCarri Bugbee503-297-4043cbugbee@bigdealpr.com

Andrew Page spearheads move to save Unipart Automotive branches and jobs

Fast growing automotive parts business Andrew Page Ltd (AP) has spearheaded a joint deal with The Parts Alliance to save 33 branches and around 350 related jobs from the former Unipart Automotive which entered administration today. The deal, which is for an undisclosed sum, means that Andrew Page has taken 21 branches and The Parts Alliance a total of 12. “The Unipart Automotive situation is extremely sad as we know many of their team with whom we have long standing industry relationships. However, I would like to say on a personal level that it has been a privilege to be able to help contribute to saving a number of the jobs involved”, said Jim Sumner, Executive Chairman of Andrew Page. “This development also now puts us well on the way to achieving our stated goal of building a truly national distributor with a network of over 150 branches – this acquisition will take us to 114.” “This highly complex deal has only been possible through the backing of a number of people – we would not have been able to do it without the support of John Neill, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Unipart Group (which is a separate business from Unipart Automotive), and his team.  They worked with us in a very constructive and collaborative way and we look forward to building a strong ongoing relationship with them.  Also The Parts Alliance our investor partners Phoenix Equity Partners and in particular Endless LLP who have been key to enabling this transaction to be completed”, said Mr Sumner. John Neill, Chairman and Chief Executive of The Unipart Group, said: “We are saddened by the Unipart Automotive situation but we know Andrew Page well and respect their near 100 year history in the automotive aftermarket.  They have a strong reputation for selling high-quality products and brands and we’re pleased to have been able to support Jim Sumner’s plans to secure a future for the number of branches and former Unipart Automotive people.  We look forward to working with Andrew Page to ensure the continued supply of high-quality Unipart branded products to Britain’s car owners and Unipart Car Care Centres." Indra Harrison, Investment Director at Endless LLP, commented: "We pulled together this rescue deal in less than five days from offer to completion, which is testament to the working relationship between Andrew Page, The Parts Alliance and Unipart Group.  We are very excited about the future, working with our new partners and this transaction will accelerate Andrew Page's sales well beyond £200 million." This latest development follows the refinancing of Andrew Page by Phoenix Equity Partners and Endless LLP early in 2014. Since then a refocusing of strategic direction and branding has seen the management team strengthened, trading improved significantly, the Camberley Auto Factors outlets - acquired in 2012 - rebranded as Andrew Page and also the strategic decision to join The Parts Alliance. ENDS

Fischer’s installs Grande Cuisine’s Athanor

The project was put out to tender by Corbin & King’s food service consultants, which was secured by Grande Cuisine through the strength of their proposed design solution. Taking in to account the restrictions of the site and the personal tastes of the commissioning Chef, Lee Ward, Grande Cuisine offered a tailored solution to the London café and konditorei. Due to the limitations of the Restaurant’s premises, which included both power restrictions, space and access difficulties, a suite was commissioned that consisted of 70% gas components and elements, manufactured in six sections to be reassembled within the kitchen. Lee Ward, head chef at Fischer’s Restaurant, had previously worked with Athanor, and was keen for Fischer’s to consider Grande Cuisine as a result. The project was initiated with the aim of boosting the performance and capabilities of Fischer’s Restaurant’s kitchen and equipment, whilst complying with the space, power and access limitations of the site. The suite is required to be capable of operating from 8.00am to 11:00pm, every day of the week, and consisted of a peninsular suite comprising of 70% gas elements. Among the gas elements were two 12kW gas solid tops, two 4.5kW gas simmer tops, two 10kW gas ovens and a gas salamander grill. Also included were a double plaque electric Athanor plancha, two inset fryers (electric), and an Athanor multi-cooker/water bath. The resulting design implemented a layout to optimise workflow, whilst ensuring that the island was durable and reliable during the busiest times of the day and service. In addition to impressive performance, Athanor offers Fischer’s versatility. The suite’s flexibility allows the kitchen to cope with the constant challenges of the working day, allowing for constant mise-en-place throughout the day, while performing under pressure during service. Prospective clients interest in the Athanor range should contact Grande Cuisine directly on 01908 745540, email info@grandecuisine.co.uk  (info@grandecuisine.co.uk%20)or visit the website www.grandecuisine.co.uk.

'Remembrance' focus for summer exhibitions and events across the Humber region

The impact of the First World War will be the focus of a host of family-friendly activities across Humberside this summer, with a co-ordinated programme of exhibitions, events and hands-on activities for visitors young organised through the Joining Up The Humber Museums (JUTHM) initiative. “As we move towards Remembrance Sunday in November, the impact of World War I is going to be discussed across classrooms, newspapers, TV and radio, and whilst many of the features will be about the national – and indeed, global – impact of the Great War, our exhibitions look at how this brutal conflict affected life back home, for those left behind, and those that returned,” comments Simon Green, assistant head of service for sports, leisure and heritage at Hull City Council.  “With funding from The Arts Council, we’ve been able to create a series of linked exhibitions across Hull, the East Riding and North Lincolnshire, each of which examines the impact of war on local people, and each of which offers a different perspective on life in the Humber region 100 years ago.” Highlights of the exhibitions programme include: · ‘When War Hit Home: Hull and the First World War’ which opened at the Ferens Art Gallery in Hull on 19 July.  The exhibition explores the effects of the First World War on Hull and its people, using Hull Museums’ extensive collection of objects and images.  Visitors can read personal stories from those who lived through the War, as well as find out about recruitment, life on the front line, the contribution of men, women and children that stayed at home, the war at sea and the role of fishermen and merchant seamen from Hull. The exhibition looks at the devastating effects of the Zeppelin raids on the city and changes in people’s attitudes towards Hull’s German community. · ‘Normanby At War’ at Normanby Hall & Country Park near Scunthorpe.  With the house volunteered by the Sheffield family to serve as an auxiliary  hospital during World War I, this exhibition features includes oral history recordings, photographs and even some of the original beds and medical equipment used to treat the patients as they convalesced.  A costume gallery with the theme ‘Keep Calm and Look Fabulous’ also features outfits from the era – from pre-war styles through both world wars and into the 1950s. · ‘Keep the home fires burning: how the First World War was felt in Beverley’ is hosted at the Beverley Guildhall, and takes a very local view, drawing on the local newspapers of the period to look at the problems, issues and idiosyncratic way Beverley experienced the war. · ‘Art relating to World War I’ is a new exhibition opening on 24 July at Hull History Centre.  Within the covered entrance arcade, the exhibition will include a variety of new artworks created by participants in Hull Adult Education courses, from paintings and soft furnishings to fashion and recipe ideas inspired by each participant’s personal history. · ‘For King & Country: First World War in North Lincolnshire’ at the North Lincolnshire Museum in Scunthorpe looks at the experiences of local people both at the Front Line and back home, and how they have since been commemorated through war memorials all over the region. · ‘Goole and the Great War’ is an exhibition by the Goole Museum’s volunteer team, looking at the role of Goole as a port during the First World War, and what happened to the seamen interned by the Germans at Ruhleben camp. Alongside the exhibitions, many of the participating sites will also be hosting events – including a cavalry display and period concert at Sewerby Hall & Gardens on Sunday 3 August, hands-on crafting workshops, including the opportunity to make your own moving war horse at the Hull & East Riding Museum on 23 July, and a fantastic living history event at Normanby Hall Country Park on Sunday 7 September, with recreations of trenches and family activities. For more information on all of the events taking place as part of the Joining Up The Humber Museums initiative, please visit www.joiningupthehumber.co.uk ENDS For further media information or photographs, please contact: Jay Commins Pyper York Limited Tel:         01904 500698 Email:    jay@pyperyork.co.uk

E-cigarette Users Discover An Easier Way To Stop Smoking!

Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking Clinics have experienced an influx of e-cigarette users and former e-cigarette users (who ended up switching back to normal cigarettes) this summer.. There is now real evidence which confirms the findings of Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking Organisation’s survey in March 2014 which indicated that 84% of e-cigarette users continue to smoke normal cigarettes or return to normal smoking entirely. John Dicey, Worldwide Managing Director of Allen Carr’s Easyway comments “As soon as the e-cigarette phenomenon hit the UK we immediately became aware that e-cigarette users were smoking normal cigarettes whenever they could and using e-cigarettes at times when they couldn’t. We also discovered that many of the e-cigarette users who were attending our clinics understood that their intake of nicotine had actually dramatically increased since they started vaping. They found that they vaping inside the home and other places where previously they’d have been forced to go outside to smoke a real cigarette – thus forcing them to cut down.” It will be years before the negative health effect of using e-cigarettes (delivering high levels of poisonous nicotine) along with continued use of normal cigarettes is known. Dicey continues “It really is a ‘back to the future’ kind of situation. In the 1940s and 1950s doctors and health professionals would actually recommend that patients smoke and even endorse certain brands. It took Professor Sir Richard Doll decades to make the findings of his study in the 1950s linking smoking to lung cancer and other chronic diseases accepted - during which time generations of smokers became addicted and paid the ultimate price. Millions of lives were lost because of the speed (or lack of it) at which his findings were accepted. Today, some really big hitters in the anti-tobacco and medical establishment are making a huge mistake by pushing smokers towards e-cigarette use thereby ensuring that they carry on smoking and vaping and therefore in many cases increasing their intake of nicotine. They seem entirely blind to the dangers of the phenomenon they’ve helped create. Aside from that - the biggest issue by far is the sudden re-normalisation of smoker/smoker-like behaviour which is already having a huge impact on youngsters picking up e-cigarettes and normal cigarettes.” On 1st January 2014 Allen Carr’s Easyway Organisation extended its famous worldwide money back guarantee (for their stop smoking clinic programme) to include e-cigarettes. Dicey confirms “The fabulous thing about the Easyway method is that it can work for any smoker – light, heavy, casual, or even someone using e-cigarettes. It was a simple decision to include e-cigarettes in our money back guarantee and incredibly reassuring for those people who feel they have fallen into an even deeper trap by using e-cigarettes as well as smoking normal cigarettes.” CASE STUDY Paul Palmer, 28, from Haverhill, Suffolk, UK is just one of many former e-cigarette users who stopped smoking and vaping using Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking method. He’d tried to stop smoking many, many times before without success until he finally quit in June 2014. Paul says “Yes, I attempted to stop smoking with electric cigarettes, the disposable ones you can buy.  They were OK but very strong and very expensive. I think I paid £4.50 for one cigarette, it was advertised as being the equivalent of 40 cigarettes however it lasted me less that 2 days and keeping in mind I only smoked maybe between 3-5 a day there was no way I was going to spend £4.50 every 2 days, it was cheaper to smoke!!! So I went back to smoking!!! Further down the line I heard about the electric Shisha pens, they are actually quite good and relatively cheap to buy - around £15 - which included everything.  They charge up and you can buy all different flavours of liquid nicotine to put in them. I have to say I did use one of these for a few months, but again it is not the same as smoking an actual cigarette.  When I smoked normal cigarettes I’d ritually go downstairs out of my flat and stand outside. I used to use it as thinking time with all sorts of things running through my head. However with the e-cigarettes I would just sit on the sofa and puff on it every now and again. In the end it turned out I was using it A LOT MORE than I used to smoke. As a smoker I’d have to make the effort to go outside and smoke whereas the Shisha was too easy! So in the end, it kind of fizzled out, I couldn’t be bothered to keep charging it up and slowly went back on to smoking the ‘real thing’ – normal cigarettes.   After using Allen Carr’s Easyway To Stop Smoking method I realised that using e-cigarettes was just keeping me addicted to nicotine – I was still hooked and controlled by the drug. Now that nicotine monster is dead and it feels wonderful! Allen Carr takes every excuse you can imagine for carrying on smoking and explains why it’s fake or phoney. You end up with no reasons to smoke – it’s that easy." Smokers and vapers can access free Allen Carr’s Easyway information films. They are not designed to help the individual stop smoking/vaping but include interesting and useful information to help when the smoker/vaper feels they do want to stop. Like a pre-quitting training course! FREE Allen Carr's Easyway Films HERE http://goo.gl/lJpKYr

EQT Mid Market acquires compliance and integrity service provider Dataflow

· EQT Mid Market acquires majority stake in Dataflow, a leading immigration compliance and credential verification service provider headquartered in Hong Kong · Strategy is to support the continued growth and the development of new products as well as explore inroads to new clients via EQT’s Industrial Network · Founders and management remain significant minority shareholders and further invest alongside EQT through a management participation program The EQT Mid Market fund (“EQT Mid Market”) has today acquired Dataflow Verification Services Limited (“Dataflow” or the "Company") from the founders. Dataflow is a leading provider of immigration compliance and credential verification service to governments, government-sanctioned authorities and private institutions. Dataflow was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Hong Kong. The Company has operations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, India, Jordan, Singapore and Malaysia, and has a team of around 450 experts and researchers. Dataflow helps clients to conduct primary source verification (PSV) on credentials of highly skilled professionals, for example doctors, nurses or engineers, as part of mandatory immigration and credentialing programs, and processes more than 200,000 applications annually from 168 countries. Dataflow has relationships with over 25,000 issuing authorities such as schools, universities and other professional bodies around the world. The global demand for highly skilled specialists across industries and sectors has led to a rise in the movement of labor throughout the GCC region as well as between other countries in the world. The movement of skilled and highly educated labor has increased the demands for PSV services in order to avoid recruitments based on fraudulent credentials. Following the growing requirements for PSV services, Dataflow has established a leading market position in the GCC region with high customer retention. Dataflow offers its clients tailored PSV services with high integrity and quality which are scalable, cost efficient and provide a quick turnaround time. The globalization and the continued movement of labor is expected to offer substantial growth opportunities in both existing and new clients and countries. Mr. Douglas Nairne, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dataflow, said: “EQT Mid Market is an ideal partner as Dataflow plans to grow and expand further. EQT has an industrial and hands-on approach and we share the vision of creating value for our stakeholders and the communities we protect. We are excited to work with EQT and their network of Industrial Advisors. Together, we will continue to deliver superior services to our clients and serve and protect the communities they represent." “We are impressed by the high quality of Dataflow’s compliance and integrity service offering. The management team has achieved to position Dataflow as a true leader and EQT looks forward to deploying its global resources to support its growth and development strategy further,” says Tak Wai CHUNG, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Mid Market. The parties have agreed to not disclose the transaction value. Contacts: Tak Wai CHUNG, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Mid Market, +852 2801 6823 Johan Hähnel, EQT Mid Market Spokesperson, +46 706 05 63 34 About EQTEQT is the leading private equity group in Northern Europe, with portfolio companies in Northern and Eastern Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 25 billion and over 550,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. For further information please visit www.eqt.se About DataflowDataflow is a leading immigration compliance and credential verification service provider headquartered in Hong Kong. It helps governments, government-sanctioned bodies and private institutions to conduct primary source verification on credentials of high-risk, high value professionals, for example doctors, nurses and engineers, as part of mandatory immigration and credentialing programs. The Company offers tailored solutions and high quality service and is the “de facto” service provider in the GCC region. For further information please visit www.dataflowgroup.com (http://www.eqt.se/)

Litchfield Court resident brings home 'Best Garden Award' in YHA In Bloom competition

MiracleGrow, watering twice a day and help from the grand children – those are three key ingredients that have helped earn John Roberts of Litchfield Court in York the award of “Best Garden” in the annual York Housing Association In Bloom Competition. Mr Roberts’ garden impressed judges who have been assessing gardens from Scarborough to Rothwell, and Beverley to York as part of this year’s competition, which has seen green-fingered tenants working their magic on gardens, hanging baskets and containers or every shape and size.  “Creating this garden has been a real team effort, with my neighbour Jean helping with the watering, my sister planting up the hanging baskets and my children and grandchildren helping with everything from laying the slate mulch to weeding and planting – it is a great way for the grandchildren to earn some pocket money!” comments John.  “I normally only enter my hanging baskets into the competition, but this year I thought I’d give the ‘best garden’ category a try, and I’ve won!” As well as the beautiful planting, features like a 100 year-old barrow – purchased as a bargain from a second-hand shop and then carefully repaired and painted to make an unusual planter holder – drew the eyes of the judges to help Mr Robert secure the award, whilst the container that sits on the barrow earned him a runner up prize for best container display. Across the city, despite not having a garden of their own, a sparkling display on a balcony on Navigation Road helped Mr & Mrs Bolton win an award for the ‘Best Golden Theme’.  “This is York Housing Association’s 50thanniversary year, so we had set our tenants the challenge not only of creating even more stunning displays than last year, but wherever possible, incorporating gold into the theme – whether with golden flowers or accessories to add a  golden anniversary touch to the gardens,” comments chief executive, Julia Histon.  “Mr & Mrs Bolton created a marvellous golden sculpture, with a host of yellow flowers growing around a golden obelisk, decorated with golden butterflies and dragon-flies – they met the challenge admirably!  It was displayed surrounded by a host of golden flowers on their balcony – a small space absolutely packed with colour!” YHA board member, Ruth Brigham, had the enviable task of spending a day visiting the finest gardens to deliver their awards.  “I really enjoy gardening myself, and it is hugely inspiring to see the breath-taking displays of flower, herbs, shrubs and foliage which our tenants have spent so much time lovingly cultivating,” says Ruth.  “These gardeners not only create a beautiful environment for themselves, but they also really lift the mood of those living around them when they get to see these gardens and containers every time they step out of their front doors.” The inspiring displays on the Boltons’ balcony also inspired success for two of their neighbours – Joyce Park of Bretgate won the ‘Best Herb Display’ category with her rosemary and mint plantings, and her next door neighbour, Mr P Fryett, was runner-up with his hanging basket displays. Other winners include two neighbours in Rothwell, Jennifer Hamill and Stuart Howcroft of Pasture View Road, who won the awards for best container display and best hanging baskets with colourful and vibrant displays that would surely rival the Hanging Gardens of Babylon! For more details, or to see some of the photographs of the winning gardens, please visit www.yorkha.org.uk ENDS Links to photographs can be found below, with many more images of YHA In Bloom 2014 winners available from http://news.cision.com/york-housing-association For further media information or photographs, please contact: Jay Commins or Samantha Orange Pyper York Limited Tel:         01904 500698 Email:    jay@pyperyork.co.uk

Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic Series to Denver, CO

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Saturday, July 26th, 2014. The free clinic features former Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 – 16. Players attending* include the only player to pinch hit for Ted Williams, Carroll Hardy, former Cubs pinch hitter Gary Krug, and 14-year MLB veteran Terrance Shumpert. The clinic will take place at Coca Cola All Star Park, running from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., located at 200 South Harlan St., Lakewood, CO 80226. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The morning will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance. To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com. Registration is required. For more information regarding the clinic, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at (719) 477-1870, ext. 105 or visit www.baseballalumni.com. *Clinicians subject to change. About The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) MLBPAA was founded in 1982 with the mission of promoting baseball, raising money for charity and protecting the dignity of the game through its Alumni players. The MLBPAA is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO with a membership of more than 6,900, of which approximately 5,300 are Alumni and active players. Alumni players find the MLBPAA to be a vital tool to become involved in charity and community philanthropy. Follow @MLBPAA for Twitter updates. About Legends for Youth Clinics MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 15,000 children each year, allowing them the unique opportunity to interact with and learn from players who have left a lasting impact on the game of baseball. The MLBPAA has reached children across America and internationally in Australia, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, the United Kingdom and Venezuela, through the Legends for Youth clinic series. To donate to this program, visit baseballalumni.com/donate (http://www.baseballalumni.com/donate). The official hashtag of the Legends for Youth clinic series is #LFYClinic. ###

Interim report January – June 2014

The second quarter april – june 2014 · Net sales were SEK 411 M (490), a decrease of 16% and 21% adjusted for changes in exchange rates. More than half of the decline referred to lower revenues from two pan-European customers, a decline in France largely related to reductions in the e-mail channel, reductions in non-core business and declines in markets where offices recently were closed. · Gross margin amounted to 22.1% (23.2). Gross profit was SEK 91 M (114), a decrease of 20% and 25% adjusted for changes in exchange rates. · The gross profit in Q2 decreased by SEK 10 M compared to Q1 2014. Approximately half of the decline referred to the above mentioned pan-European customers. Other significant factors included seasonal effects and a decline in non-core business. · Operating cost, excluding change related items, was SEK 87 M (94), a reduction of 8% and 11% adjusted for changes in exchange rates. The reduction was primarily attributed to the restructuring programme announced at the end of 2013. Staff at end of Q2 2014 was 378 (462). · EBITDA, excl. change related costs, was SEK 4 M (20). · Change related costs was SEK 12 M (0) and included tax related items of SEK 6 M referring to offices closures, and dismissals of the former CEO and Chief Strategy Officer. · Earnings per share, before and after dilution, was SEK -0.37 (0.17). · Cash flow from operating activities was SEK -43 M (17) and was affected by increases in working capital of SEK 37 M.  The interim period january - june 2014  · Net sales were SEK 856 M (1,018), a decrease of 16% and 20% adjusted for changes in exchange rates. · Gross margin amounted to 22.4% (22.9) . Gross profit was SEK 192 M (233), a decrease of 18% and 22% adjusted for changes in exchange rates. · Operating cost, excluding change related items, was SEK 176 M (195). Change related costs were SEK 12 M (0) and EBITDA amounted to SEK 3 M (39). EBITDA adjusted for change related costs was SEK 16 M (39). · Cash flow from operating activities amounted to SEK -119 M (22) and was affected by a normalisation of working capital and other changes in working capital. · Earnings per share, before and after dilution, amounted to SEK ‑0.28 (0.45). · Tomas Ljunglöf was appointed CFO in Q1. During Q2 CEO Rob Wilson and Chief Strategy Officer Andrew Buckman left Tradedoubler. Matthias Stadelmeyer was appointed acting CEO and Chief Revenue Officer Richard Julin resigned.  Significant events after the period · Tradedoubler sold its subsidiary in Lithuania and the impact on earnings is assessed to be immaterial.  FINANCIAL OVERVIEW, Apr Apr Change Jan Jan Change FullSEK M             -Jun -Jun %2 -Jun -Jun %2 Year 2014  2013  2014  2013  2013  Net sales 411 490 -21% 856 1,018 -20% 2,001Gross profit 91 114 -25% 192 233 -22% 455Gross margin (%) 22% 23%   22% 23%   23%Total costs excl. -87 -94 -11% -176 -195 -12% -380depreciation andchange relatedcostsEBITDA adjusted for 4 20 -85% 16 39 -64% 75change relatedcostsEBITDA-margin (%) 1% 4%   2% 4%   4%adjusted for changerelated costsTotal costs excl. -99 -94 2% -189 -195 -6% -402depreciationEBITDA -9 20   3 39 -92% 53Operating profit -14 15 -7 30 24(EBIT)       Net investments in -3 -9 -7 -18 -32fixed assetsCash-flow from -43 17 -119 22 126operatingactivitiesLiquid assets incl 380 167 380 167 506financialinvestments, atperiod's endNet cash1, at 135 167   135 167   262period's end 1. Currentinvestment andliquid assetsexcluding interest-bearingliabilities2. Per cent changesare adjusted forchanges in exchangerates Acting CEO Matthias Stadelmeyer’s comments on the second quarter 2014 “Net sales have continued to decrease and have resulted in lower market share in the second quarter. Underlying gross profit declined in line with the trend from the previous quarter. The restructure launched at the end of last year is progressing according to plan and is still expected to reduce costs by SEK 55 M on an annual basis, with full impact from the second half of 2014.  We are focusing on generating profitable revenues and increasing operational efficiency. As mentioned in the previous interim report, several projects are running in parallel with the overall objective of improving operational performance, freeing up time for increased client facing activities and streamlining internal processes. We are also reviewing the company’s strategy. I see substantial potential for improvements and I am content with the progress that has been made so far. Nevertheless it will take time until we see the financial impact of these efforts. Our solid financial position, active owners and dedicated personnel as well as our strong product offering and large pan-European network of advertisers and publishers give us a good foundation to take advantage of an interesting and rapidly changing European market for performance marketing.“ Presentation This interim report will be presented at a teleconference on the 25th of July 2014 at 10.00 a.m. CET. To follow the presentation, please dial (SE) +46 8 519 990 30, (UK) +44 207 660 20 77 or (US) +1 855 753 22 34. The presentation may also be followed via webcast using the link: http://financials.tradedoubler.com/en-gb/investorrelations Other Tradedoubler discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act. The information was released for publication on the 25th of July 2014 at 08.00 a.m. CET. Numerical data in brackets refers to the corresponding periods in 2013 unless otherwise stated. Rounding off differences may arise. In addition, Tradedoubler has changed the date for the release of the interim report January – September 2014 to 7 November 2014

Interim Report Rejlers AB January–June 2014

Second quarter» Revenue increased by 20 per cent to SEK 442.0 million (368.6)» Operating profit was SEK 0.2 million (17.8)» Operating margin amounted to 0.0 per cent (4.8)» Profit after tax was SEK 0.7 million (12.4)» Earnings per share before dilution were SEK 0.04 (1.09)» Diluted earnings per share were SEK 0.04 (1.09) First half-year» Revenue increased by 20 per cent to SEK 880.9 million (733.3)» Operating profit was SEK 13.6 million (44.4)» Operating margin amounted to 1.5 per cent (6.1)» Profit after tax was SEK 9.0 million (36.5)» Earnings per share before dilution were SEK 0.74 (3.22)» Diluted earnings per share were SEK 0.73 (3.22) Statement from President and CEO Peter Rejler  Compared to the previous year, Rejlers showed growth of 20 per cent over the quarter, around half of which came through acquisitions. The second quarter was characterised by a continued focus on boosting the company’s efficiency and profitability. The fall in profit for the second quarter is mainly explained by operations in Norway, which is reporting a loss. These operations are in a coordination and expansion phase, meaning that the profit for the quarter was affected by expenses related to the merger of five companies on 1 July. Several project losses had an impact on profitability during the quarter. Measures have been taken to improve profitability in Norway and a continued review of unprofitable operations will continue in the coming quarter. An improvement in the operating profit is expected thanks to streamlining the administration and focusing on assignment management and cost savings.Operations in Sweden have a good level of activity and demand. Profit for the quarter has been adversely affected by retroactive pension premiums relating to 2013. We see a continued solid earnings performance in Sweden. Despite the weak economy in Finland, we are seeing a small recovery on the market and the level of activity is improving. We are continuing to grow within profitable markets in Finland such as energy and telecommunications. We are facing several challenges in our work to increase profitability, yet I can also see many opportunities. We are well positioned in each of our markets and we have increased our sales activities. We are experiencing a general improvement in demand within the industry. Infrastructure investments are also continuing to provide us with assignments, at the same time energy projects are on the increase. We expect to achieve our growth target 3x2015 primarily through organic growth in the Nordic region. For further information, please contact:Peter Rejler, President and CEO, tel. +46 (0)70 602 34 24, e-mail: peter.rejler@rejlers.seEva K Nygren, CFO, tel. +46 (0)73 412 59 60, e-mail: eva.k.nygren@rejlers.se Rejlers is one of the largest engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region. Our 1,800 experts work with projects within the areas of Building and property, Energy, Industry and Infrastructure. With us, you will meet specialist engineers with the breadth, cutting edge expertise and not least energy to create the results you want. We are continuing to grow rapidly and our activities are spread across 80 locations in Sweden, Finland and Norway. In 2013 Rejlers had revenue of approx. SEK 1.5 billion and its Class B share is listed on the Nasdaq OMX, Nordic list. The information in this interim report is that which Rejlers AB is required to publish in compliance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. This information was released for publication on 25 July 2014 at 8.00 am. This interim report is also available in Swedish. The English version is a translation of the Swedish original. In the case of any discrepancy between the two, the Swedish version takes precedence.

Northland announces organizational changes for its Finnish subsidiary

Luxembourg, July 25, 2014 – Northland Resources S.A. (OSE: NAUR, Frankfurt: NPK, Nasdaq OMX/First North: NAURo – together with its subsidiaries “Northland”, “NRSA” or the “Company”) announces organizational changes regarding the Finnish subsidiary’s employees. As previously announced by the Company, Northland is making organizational changes in order to correspond to operations from one processing line. This is a part of the Company’s new strategy, which was announced on June 30, 2014. Northland Mines OY operates the Hannukainen project in Kolari, Finland. As previously announced by the Company, Northland are looking at strategic options for the Hannukainen project and has meanwhile commenced minimizing its expenses to allow for the search for the strategic options to continue. The employment of 11 employees of the Finnish subsidiary will however be terminated in accordance with the collective agreement and employment legislation. "In total, seven years of work lies behind the Hannukainen project. Making these changes at this point enables Northland to continue working with strategic options. At present we are optimistic regarding finding a partner or buyer for the Hannukainen project," says Jari Väisänen, Vice President of Northland´s Finnish Operations. For more information, please contact:ir@northland.euJohan Balck, CEO: +46 920 779 00Jari Väisänen, Vice President Northland Mines OY: +358 500 900 280Niclas Dahlström, Communication Manager: +46 70 382 99 77 Or visit our website: www.northland.eu Northland is a producer of iron ore concentrate, with a portfolio of production, development and exploration mines and projects in northern Sweden and Finland. The first construction phase of the Kaunisvaara project is complete and production ramp-up started in November 2012. The Company expects to produce high-grade, high-quality magnetite iron concentrate in Kaunisvaara, Sweden, where the Company expects to exploit two magnetite iron ore deposits, Tapuli and Sahavaara. Northland has entered into off-take contracts with three partners for the entire production from the Kaunisvaara project over the next seven to ten years. The Company has also finalized a Definitive Feasibility Study (“DFS”) for its Hannukainen Iron Oxide Copper Gold (“IOCG”) project in Kolari, northern Finland. Forward-Looking Information This announcement may include “forward-looking” information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms “believes”, “estimates”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “intends”, “may”, “will” or “should” or, in each case, their negative, or other variations or comparable terminology. This forward-looking information includes all matters that are expectations concerning, among other things, Northland’s results of operations, financial condition, liquidity, prospects, growth, strategies and the industry in which it operates. By their nature, forward-looking information involves risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future. Readers are cautioned that forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that Northland’s actual results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which it operates may differ materially from those made in or suggested by the forward-looking information contained in this press release. In addition, even if Northland’s results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, and the development of the industry in which Northland operates are consistent with the forward-looking information contained in this press release, those results or developments may not be indicative of results or developments in subsequent periods.

Internet scammers looking to cash in on get rich quick marketing

Businesses know employing a digital marketing strategy is essential in opening new opportunities and increasing sales, but have little idea about how to get real results. Ben Hunt, director of New Media Digital Marketing (http://www.newmedia.uk.com/) has warned business owners that "Many scammers are online looking to take advantage of the lack of insight many people have regarding online advertising, and offering them get-rich-quick strategies as a means of getting them to part with their cash." Ecommerce in the UK generated an estimated £38.8billion  (http://www.theagencyonline.co.uk/2014/03/27/uk-e-commerce-sales-to-grow-by-16-in-2014/)last year and a growth of 16% is predicted for 2014. With email marketing garnering an estimated £40 return on every £1 invested (https://imis.the-dma.org/bookstore/ProductSingle.cfm?p=0D45047B%7C4DA56D9737FF45DF90CA1DA713E16B80), it's no surprise businesses are starting to take note of the importance of a decent digital marketing strategy. Mr Hunt said, "the problem businesses are facing are these scammers who focus entirely on keyword optimisation and website redesign. Digital marketers should be holistic. Good digital marketers start with understanding the business itself by offering a consultation. Don't misinterpret me: Your website should be search-friendly and attractive but there are many other aspects to driving a successful digital strategy." With over fifteen years of experience in marketing, New Media Digital Marketing was created to steer marketing strategy to a brand new style of success.  With a team of highly dedicated and experienced professionals who have collectively worked in the industry for more than 15 years across a wide range of media platforms; the company prides itself on understanding the past, present and future of successful marketing campaigns and how elements from each can be combined to provide the best possible marketing strategy for businesses on an individual basis.  Offering a comprehensive range of solutions integrated as a whole, New Media Digital Marketing live up to their name as a new approach to media and marketing. Available for a limited number of interviews, Mr. Hunt said, "Digital marketing is increasingly data-driven; eCommerce and more importantly mCommerce; can be tracked, quantified and measured. We ensure every step of our digital marketing plan is integrated to the next one. We focus on modernising all aspects of the business' online presence and generating meaningful leads, whilst retaining the integrity of the original goals and ethos of the business. " Ben Hunt is down to earth, fun and fast-paced , whilst being easy to communicate with, since he abhors the usual corporate jargon. He said, "scammers essentially try to bamboozle people using inaccessible language and hyperbole. This goes against everything New Media Digital Marketing was created for." To find out more about New Media Digital Marketing, please visit their website at http://www.newmedia.uk.com

Renowned celebrity chef unveils plans for state-of-the-art Culinary Academy

As a restaurateur, TV presenter and Guild for Chefs UK Master Craftsman, Chef Damian Wawrzyniak has a lot on his plate. His latest venture is the establishment of the brand new City of London Culinary Academy, designed to help attendees develop unrivalled technical skills as well as gain invaluable insight into the art of classic cuisine and its origins. Set to open its doors in 2015, the academy draws on the experience of master chefs boasting over 30 years of culinary experience across the globe. Overseeing the venture is Chef Wawrzyniak himself, experienced at Copenhagen’s two Michelin Star restaurant, Noma. All class modules have been personally designed by Wawrzyniak who is now working on sourcing restaurant quality equipment and fine tuning the learning systems. As well as helping students refine tasting palates, sharpen knife skills and master presentation, Culinary Academy will bring a unique history aspect to the classroom. This module will delve into the origins of cooking in order to help students gain an enriched understanding of how modern cuisine has evolved over the centuries. Wawrzyniak said, “Incorporated into the curriculum is a fascinating History of Cuisine module which delves into the origins of cooking and the techniques that were used thousands of years ago. Students will gain an enhanced knowledge of gastronomic history, learn about the historical significance of certain ingredients and explore the ways in which the culinary past has shaped the face of contemporary cuisine.” Attendees of the Culinary Academy will enjoy state of the art facilities including a polyvalent room, food laboratory, multifunctional theory rooms and multimedia demonstration room where celebrity chefs will carry out professional demonstrations and master classes. The academy will also boast the highest quality equipment designed to simulate a five star commercial kitchen environment. Lecturers hail from leading schools across the globe, handpicked for their exceptional teaching skills and great approach to student learning. Damian Wawrzyniak will assume the role of Head of the Academy, bringing a wealth of experience, expertise and unparalleled passion to the table. The Culinary Academy will run short and long term courses, open to students across the UK. The highest performing chefs will be offered the chance to complete their training at a prestigious British restaurant where they can gain first hand industry experience with the country’s finest chefs. With its cutting edge facilities, diverse curriculum and dedicated team of cookery connoisseurs, Culinary Academy is set to emerge as London’s premier institution for industry standard chef training. 

Leon, Starbucks & EAT. to host Keynotes at lunch! 2014

Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon and a founding director of the Sustainable Restaurant Association, Steve Flanagan, UK marketing and category director at Starbucks, and Sarah Doyle, brand director at EAT. are just three of the big name Keynote speakers already confirmed to appear at this year’s lunch! trade show, which returns to the Business Design Centre in London on 23-24 September. Martin Hambleton, head of procurement & innovation at En Route International, will also be adding lunch! speaker duties to his impressive resume (he has held senior buying positions at Elior UK, EAT. and DO&CO).  As a buyer, Hambleton has been a keen supporter of lunch! for years, calling it “the best trade show a buyer can attend”.  As a speaker, his ‘Buying Masterclass’ looks set to prove just as essential. Running throughout the two day show, lunch!’s free business seminars are renowned for attracting a host of high-profile brands and industry leaders from across the food to go retailing and contract catering industry.  With past speakers including representatives from Pret, YO! Sushi, Subway, M&S Foods, Caffè Nero, AMT Coffee and the Compass Group UK & Ireland. Creating an appetite for change “We all like to think we're open to new ideas and like to experiment, but then we seem to eat the same sandwich from the same place most days,” says EAT.’s brand director Sarah Doyle, speaking ahead of her 11am opening day Keynote (Tuesday 23 September). Given that many people’s eating habits can be firmly ingrained, the first step for lunchtime retailers looking to boost their customer base is “not scaring them off before they've walked through the door”. Drawing on over 18 years of experience as a marketer in the food industry, working on FMCG brands such as Hula Hoops, Typhoo Tea and Quorn, and overseeing EAT.’s recent brand revamp, Doyle will divulge strategies on how retailers can maximise their sales by persuading these “creatures of habit” to change their routines. Independent and thriving The Working lunch! Theatre (sponsored by Magrini) will also include sessions by entrepreneur Tim Hall, creator of healthy fast-food brand Pod, and Richard Garcia, founder and owner of Cook & Garcia. Discussing ‘How to become the best independent sandwich shop in the UK’ is a bold undertaking for any operator.  But if anyone’s in a position to give advice, it’s Garcia – winner of ‘Best independent Sandwich Bar in the UK’ for two years running at the BSA’s Sammies Awards (2013 and 2014).  Since its launch in May 2012, Richmond-based Cook & Garcia (co-founded with his wife Janet Cook) has not only taken the British sandwich industry by storm but made it on to the prestigious ‘Start Ups Top 100’ list (it moved in to the top 45 this year). With over 25 years’ experience as a chef, Garcia will be sharing some of the key lessons he’s learned along the way, with a focus on how to compete and thrive as an independent on a high street full of the global brands. '”lunch! is a fantastic show for trade each year – and a key source of inspiration to us at Cook & Garcia,” says Janet Garcia, director of Cook & Garcia.  “At last year’s show we met two new suppliers that are now key to our business.  We are looking forward to attending again this year.” Fresh market insights Other new sessions announced today include ‘Lunch as we knew it… A post-recession review of the lunch market,’ hosted by Emma Read, director of marketing and business development for foodservice analyst Horizons. This essential market update will give an overview of established and upcoming trends in the vibrant food-to-go sector, and look ahead to what’s likely to happen to the market now that the UK is out of recession. “Street food is just one example of how operators are responding to the rising demand for sustainable, healthy, hand-held food,” says Read.  “Providing innovative solutions to meet consumers’ demand for flavoursome, innovative, authentic on-the-go dishes.” She’ll also be using the Horizons’ latest data to review how the upcoming allergen regulations, which come into force in December, are likely to impact lunch menus. The full Working lunch! Theatre line-up is set to be unveiled early next month. Returning to the Business Design Centre in London on 23-24 September, the multi-award winning lunch! show will feature 300 exhibiting companies showcasing a wealth of new food and drink products, packaging, equipment and technologies.  Show features include the Working lunch! Keynote Theatre, Innovation Challenge Live, Innovation Challenge Showcase, and the British Smoothie Championships. To register for a free trade pass, please visit http://www.eventdata.co.uk/Visitor/Lunch.aspx?TrackingCode=PR. ###

ABB acquires Spirit IT to strengthen its measurement product portfolio

Zurich, Switzerland – July 25, 2014 – ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today it has agreed to acquire Spirit IT of Eindhoven, Netherlands, to add a new line of high-performance liquid flow computers, SCADA and custody transfer solutions to ABB’s leading measurement business for the oil and gas industry. Spirit IT designs and sells liquid flow measurement and supervisory solutions for use in oil and gas applications. Its liquid flow computers and software deliver greater accuracy and control for well-pad automation, transportation and custody transfer applications. Spirit IT’s employees will join the global Measurement Products business unit in ABB’s Process Automation division. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2014. “The addition of Spirit IT’s products to ABB’s Measurement Products portfolio will enable us to offer a more comprehensive automation solution for liquids and gas,” said Veli-Matti Reinikkala, head of ABB Process Automation division. ”The Spirit IT portfolio adds the liquid measurement component to ABB’s industry leading gas measurement and automation product line. This combined offering will deliver comprehensive expertise and market strength to customers and provide new opportunities for growth in the oil and gas segment.” ABB's Measurement Products business unit (www.abb.com/measurement) is among the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of instrumentation and analyzers. With thousands of experts around the world and high-performance technology, ABB's team is dedicated to making measurement easy for its customers. “ABB offers tremendous opportunity for Spirit IT’s flow computer technology to reach a wider range of applications in the global market,” said Harry Kok, President, Spirit IT. “In addition to helping Spirit IT broaden its product line to address new opportunities, this acquisition will also provide a great opportunity for our employees to expand their career options in a much larger global organization.”

New educational based solution developed to help under-fire schools

Schools Cools is designed to save schools and staff time and money with a number of cutting edge technologies all encompassed within one website, and supported with offline materials and marketing expertise. Packages of services include: · School Register - an electronic version of the school register. This enables teachers to take the register in a way that also monitors truancy, pushing alerts to parents and senior staff if a child is missing from a lesson; · School Homework, which allows teachers to create forms and attach homework to a virtual learning environment (VLE), along with any suitable references or class notes. They can set deadlines for their pupils who can in turn submit their homework online; · School VLE - this virtual learning environment allows teachers to upload class information, notes, blogs and other relevant learning material that students can access both in and out of the classroom. The VLE also allows parents to see information related to their children as well as additional benefits such as grading, sharing teaching plans, arranging appointments for parents evening, and reporting incidents such as bullying etc; · The School Dinner app allows schools to publish menus, and parents to pay for meals, online. It also lets parents post dietary requirements for their children, and provide feedback; · School Careers - this package add-on allows schools to post job opportunities for free. Potential candidates can view and apply to the job advertisements directly; · School Excursion – schools can load trips into the system and provide information about location, dates and costs etc. Parents can pay for the trips online and/or consent to the school trip digitally. Educational establishments can pick and choose whether they want a quality website with basic functionality, or something with a number of packages. They easily integrate any or all of these packages to their systems as and when required, without having to use three or four different suppliers. As it is one main hub, it will save schools from needing lots of systems all linked together at much higher costs. Schools Cool also offers offline marketing activities such as logo and brand design as well as printed materials, to provide a one stop service. Richard Nash, Director at Schools Cool explains: “Being a parent, I get fed up of schools having to cut back on teaching assistants and resources due to highly expensive website and software solutions. “That is why we created Schools Cool – our ethos is to create high end school websites and technology to save them (and the teachers) time and money - but at the highest quality from a multi-award winning agency. “Our service offers fantastic tools but at sensible prices and without having to reduce the quality. We feel it will make a massive impact on school budgets as well as providing many extra hours during the school week.” Schools Cool is the brainchild of CSI Media, a specialised marketing agency working within the education sector that can help with everything from the website, prospectus, VLE, school social networks and apps. This can be very cost-effective with a range of high end templated solutions to keep costs down, to custom and bespoke offerings for schools, universities or nurseries that want something a bit different. To find out more, visit: http://www.schoolscool.co.uk/. Ends

MLBPAA Brings Legends for Youth Baseball Clinic and "Swing with the Legends" Golf Classic to Belgrade Lakes, ME

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic on Monday, July 28th, 2014. The free baseball clinic features Major League Baseball players who will teach baseball skills, drills and life lessons for approximately 200 local youth ages 6 – 16. The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association will also host a “Swing with the Legends” celebrity golf tournament hosted by 1967 American League Cy Young Award winner Jim Lonborg. The event will feature former MLB All-Stars, Red Sox, World Series champions and other alumni players. A celebrity reception will take place on Sunday, July 27th and the golf tournament will take place on Monday, July 28th. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Alfond Youth Center Foundation and the MLBPAA. Other alumni players attending* the event include Bruce Berenyi, Kevin Buckley, Tom Burgmeier, Bill “Soup” Campbell, Matt Kinney, Pete Ladd, Mike Laga, Skip Lockwood, Ed Phillips, Mike Torrez and Chico Walker. The clinic will take place at Little Fenway Park from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. located at McGrath Pond, Oakland, ME. Alumni players will train at stations including pitching, catching, baserunning and life skills. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The afternoon will conclude with an autograph session for children in attendance. To register for this clinic, please visit www.baseballalumni.com. Registration is required. The celebrity reception will be hosted by the Boys and Girls Clubs and YMCA of Greater Waterville, located at 126 North St., Waterville, ME 04901. The reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. The golf event the next day will be hosted by the Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, located at 46 Clubhouse Drive, Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918, beginning with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. followed by an awards ceremony and dinner. For more information regarding either event, please contact Nikki Warner, Director of Communications, at nikki@mlbpaa.com or visit www.baseballalumni.com. *Attendees subject to change About The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) MLBPAA was founded in 1982 with the mission of promoting baseball, raising money for charity and protecting the dignity of the game through its Alumni players. The MLBPAA is headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO with a membership of more than 6,900, of which approximately 5,300 are Alumni and active players. Alumni players find the MLBPAA to be a vital tool to become involved in charity and community philanthropy. Follow @MLBPAA for Twitter updates. About Legends for Youth Clinics MLBPAA’s Legends for Youth clinics impact more than 15,000 children each year, allowing them the unique opportunity to interact with and learn from players who have left a lasting impact on the game of baseball. The MLBPAA has reached children across America and internationally in Australia, Canada, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, the United Kingdom and Venezuela, through the Legends for Youth clinic series. To donate to this program, visit baseballalumni.com/donate (http://www.baseballalumni.com/donate). The official hashtag of the Legends for Youth clinic series is #LFYClinic. ###

First there were fairies, now there are pirates!

Today (Friday 25 July), there were wings aflutter aboard the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, but next Friday (1 August 2014), there will be cutlasses, eye patches and plenty of facial hair as the clean-living pixies make way for a marauding horde of pirates for the second of the summer’s Story Trains. Expect hijinks on the rails, as passengers join forces with the pirate train-mates for a rip-roaring journey through the lawless lands of the North York Moors national park!  A gang of sea-faring outlaws will take over the 10.00am train from Pickering station, before travelling up to Goathland for games and exploration!   Crewmates hop back aboard the 12.50pm train, heading ashore at Levisham station for games and entertainment, landing back in Pickering for around 2.40pm. “This is a fantastically fun way of enjoying a trip on the world’s most popular heritage railway – we hope that we’ll get lots of young pirates in costumes on board to make sure we don’t have any mutinies from the parents, and we’ll be giving away a free family ticket for the best pirate of the day – what better excuse is there to dust off your Jack Sparrow, Blackbeard or even Elizabeth Swann or Anne Bonney costume!” comments Danielle Ramsey, marketing manager for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Tickets for the Story Trains are £20.50 for adults, £17.50 for seniors or £10.50 for children.  A family ticket – covering two adults and up to four children – is just £45.00.  Pre-booking is strongly recommended, as places are limited. Storytrains take place each Friday on board the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, with themes as follows: Pirates – 1 and 22 August Hogwarts – 8 and 29 August Fairies – 15 August For more information, or to book tickets, please visit www.nymr.co.uk ENDS There is a link to a picture to accompany this story below, or images are available for immediate download from: http://news.cision.com/north-yorkshire-moors-railway For further media information or photographs, please contact: Jay Commins or Samantha Orange Pyper York Limited Tel:         01904 500698 Email:  jay@pyperyork.co.uk