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2013-11-08 08:32:49

CARDIFF, Wales, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- I LOVE WALES, the Online Welsh Gift Shop specialising in unique handmade Welsh Gifts from talented local craftspeople are excited to announce a 10% Discount Code for everyone that completes this survey [https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GG2WJWQ ] - but be quick! The survey closes next Thursday 14th November 2013! CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE SURVEY [https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GG2WJWQ ]:...

2013-10-08 12:20:53

Annual cultural festival welcomes world-renowned Icelandic chef to Dahlia Lounge and emerging Icelandic and Seattle musicians to Neumos SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thursday, October 10th marks the return of A Taste of Iceland to Seattle. This annual four-day celebration of Icelandic food, music and culture gives Seattle-area residents a taste of what life is like in a Nordic country more than 3,600 miles away. While Iceland may seem a world away, Icelandair offers direct...

2013-09-26 08:26:14

Iceland kicks off latest tourism campaign REYKJAVIK, Iceland, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week Iceland will launch a new tourism campaign to inspire travellers to seek out the country's undiscovered treasures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130926/642591 ) Share the Secret is a new campaign by Inspired by Iceland, the country's tourism promotional effort. The campaign will draw on local knowledge to reveal some of the country's hidden...

Faroe Islands First Colonizers Were Not The Vikings
2013-08-20 10:44:42

Durham University The Faroe Islands were colonized much earlier than previously believed, and it wasn’t by the Vikings, according to new research. New archaeological evidence places human colonization in the 4th to 6th centuries AD, at least 300-500 years earlier than previously demonstrated. The research, directed by Dr Mike J Church from Durham University and Símun V Arge from the National Museum of the Faroe Islands as part of the multidisciplinary project “Heart of the...

2013-08-02 08:27:46

NANTGARW, Wales, August 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International solutions and managed services provider, Logicalis [http://www.logicalis.uk.com ], has furthered its investment in Wales with the opening of its UK Managed Services Centre in Nantgarw. The Centre, formerly offshored in Malaysia, creates over 20 highly skilled ICT jobs and a new apprentice scheme to Wales and will provide 24/7 technical services to hundreds of blue-chip UK businesses. (Photo:...

2013-07-11 08:20:12

LONDON, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Palantir Solutions [http://www.palantirsolutions.com ], the leading provider of integrated dynamic planning solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry has been engaged by Faroe Petroleum to provide an economic modelling solution. Palantir software was chosen to help the oil and gas company achieve a consolidated view of its international asset portfolio and deliver an improved economic and financial forecasting workflow. Senior...

2013-07-03 16:22:29

Lithuania is one of the most successful transformations in the world and the fastest-growing economy in the European Union. "We are the frontier of democracy. You are the beacon." WASHINGTON, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lithuanian Ambassador Zygimantas Pavilionis told Qorvis Focus Washington that American freedom inspired generations of his countrymen and particularly sustained the country from 1940 to 1990, when it was part of the Soviet Union. It may even be partly...

Global climate change Will Induce Large Changes To The Plant Communities On Earth
2013-07-02 14:44:09

Aarhus University The forest we are used to looking at is not at all in equilibrium. Since the Ice Age, a number of plants have been 'missing' in Northern Europe, i.e. species that have not yet arrived. The same applies in many other parts of the world. Similarly, there is evidence that -- even today -- it often takes a very long time before plants follow when glaciers retreat, or the climate changes. In future, such disequilibrium will become the norm in the plant communities on Earth....

2013-05-31 12:22:25

OSLO, Norway, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New numbers show that willingness to pay for music streaming services continues to increase. To a much greater extent than before, this also applies for the older generations and not just the youth. Usage has also increased and the respondents predict that they will use streaming services even more in one year. The numbers are from a survey conducted by Respons Analyse for streaming service WiMP in January, February and March...

2013-05-24 23:28:54

Guardtime, the world´s leading provider of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) solutions, today announced it has named Gustav Poola, its current VP of Products, as General Manager of Guardtime Estonia. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Tallinn, Estonia | Guardtime, the world´s leading provider of Keyless Signature Infrastructure (KSI) solutions, today announced it has named Gustav Poola, it's current VP of Products, as General Manager of Guardtime...