(1) Ofcom will conduct research, such as mystery shopping, to assess the transparency of contractual information given to customers by providers at the point of sale".
(2) But not only did it post a larger loss than expected, Amazon also projected 7% to 18% revenue growth over the busiest shopping period of the year, a far cry from the 20%-plus pace that had convinced investors to overlook its persistent lack of profit in the past.
(3) The M&S Current Account, which has no monthly fee, is available from 15 May and is offering people the chance to bank and shop under one roof.
(4) Half the bullet got me and the other half went into a shop window across the road.
(5) He was burnt alive along with three customers as flames from the car set his carpet shop ablaze.
(6) Shop staff must be trained in the procedure and a record kept of the training.
(7) The ceremony is the much-anticipated shop window for the Games, and Boyle was brought in to provide the creative vision.
(8) The mayor of London had said in a Twitter exchange in July that it was a “ludicrous urban myth” that Britain’s premier shopping street was one of the world’s most polluted thoroughfares, saying that the capital’s air quality was “better than Paris and other European cities”.
(9) Given how Bank forecasts have been all over the shop, it is possible that the Old Lady's spreadsheet wizards could scupper Mr Carney's plans by spying a speck of price pressure and panicking about it turning into a giant inflationary boulder.
(10) The company abandoned plans to build a second savoury factory in the East Midlands, as well as its Greggs Moment coffee shops which it had been trialling since 2011.
(11) Although 400 positions have been saved , a further 425 shop workers and head office staff have definitely lost their jobs.
(12) As well as stocking second-hand items for purchase, charity shops such as Oxfam have launched Christmas gifts to provide specific help for poor communities abroad.
(13) It acts as a one-stop shop bringing together credit unions and other organisations, such as Five Lamps , a charity providing loans, and white-goods providers willing to sell products with low-interest repayments.
(14) The last time I saw Ruqayah was in the summer of 2014, in a chain cafe in Cairo’s largest shopping mall.
(15) Ready to be fleeced and swamped, I wandered cautiously along Laugavegur past the lovely independent shops, the clean, friendly streets and ended up in a fun hipsterish bar called the Lebowski, where they serve Tuborg and the craft burgers are named things like The Walter (I ordered The Nihilist).
(16) The rioting began on Wednesday after a deadly argument between a Muslim gold shop owner and his Buddhist customers in Meikhtila.
(17) The Butcher’s Arms Herne Facebook Twitter Pinterest Martyn Hillier at the Butcher’s Arms Now a place of pilgrimage and inspiration, the Butcher’s Arms was established by Martyn Hillier in 2005 when he opened for business in the three-metre by four-metre front room of a former butcher’s shop.
(18) Raindrops on Roses Photograph: Felix Clay This boutique style, high-end gift shop in St Albans is one of a new breed of charity shops.
(19) To mark World Aids Day, THT is opening a charity shop in Soho Estates’ Walkers Court development in central Soho.
(20) It adds that the number of deals signed in relation to betting shops alone in 2012-13 was 77% greater than the number signed in in 2007-08.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stop
(n.) Material for filling a cavity.
(n.) A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.
(n.) A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse's hoof to keep it moist.
(1) Decreased MU stops additions of bone by modeling and increases removal of bone next to marrow by remodeling.
(2) The stopped-flow technique was used to measure the rate constants for the reactions between the oxidized forms of peroxidase with luminol and the following substrates: p-iodophenol, p-bromophenol, p-clorophenol, o-iodophenol, m-iodophenol, luciferin, and 2-iodo-6-hydroxybenzothiazole.
(3) The region containing the injection stop signal (iss) has been cloned and sequenced and found to contain numerous large repeats and inverted repeats which may be part of the iss.
(4) Certainly, Saunders did not land a single blow that threatened to stop his opponent, although he took quite a few himself that threatened his titles in the final few rounds.
(5) … or a theatre and concert hall There are a total of 16 ghost stations on the Paris metro; stops that were closed or never opened.
(6) All of this in the same tones of weary nonchalance you might use to stop the dog nosing around in the bin.
(7) There are no oceans wide enough to stop us from dreaming.
(8) At the ceremony, the Taliban welcomed dialogue with Washington but said their fighters would not stop fighting.
(9) In a separate exclusive interview , Alexis Tsipras, the increasingly powerful 37-year-old Greek politician now regarded by many as holding the future of the euro in his hands, told the Guardian that he was determined "to stop the experiment" with austerity policies imposed by Germany.
(10) She stopped working only when the pain made it hard for her to get to work.
(11) A tall young Border Police officer stopped me, his rifle cradled in his arms.
(12) Crown prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz said yesterday that the state had "spared no effort" to avoid such disasters but added that "it cannot stop what God has preordained.
(13) Control measures were introduced rapidly, effectively stopping the epidemic.
(14) Both strong-stop DNAs are made early during in vitro reactions and decline in concentration later, consistent with postulated roles as initiators of long minus- and plus-strand DNA.
(15) Thus it appears that a portion of the adaptation to prolonged and intense endurance training that is responsible for the higher lactate threshold in the trained state persists for a long time (greater than 85 days) after training is stopped.
(16) When asked why the streets of London were not heaving with demonstrators protesting against Russia turning Aleppo into the Guernica of our times, Stop the War replied that it had no wish to add to the “jingoism” politicians were whipping up against plucky little Russia .
(17) Bacteria can stop or lessen antibodies synthesis process.
(18) Never become so enamored of your own smarts that you stop signing up for life’s hard classes.
(19) The scatter measurement was made using a standard imaging geometry with both beam stops and an additional x-ray detector placed behind the standard imaging detector.
(20) Thirteen of the dogs treated with various drug regimens lived for 90 days, after which time treatment was stopped; 10 of the dogs eventually rejected the grafts, but three had continued graft function for 6 months or longer and may be permanently tolerant.