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2014-03-20 08:27:15

OSLO, Norway, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ibsen Award, the world's leading theatre award, is awarded to individuals or institutions that have made a significant contribution to the development of theatre as an art form. The winner receives NOK 2.5 million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140320/675274 ) The award was established by the Norwegian Government in 2007 and has previously been awarded...

2014-03-15 23:04:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “Future of the Norwegian Defense Industry – Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2019” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Synopsis This report is the result of extensive market and company research covering the Norwegian defense industry, and provides detailed analysis of both historic and forecast defense industry values including key growth stimulators, analysis of the leading companies in the...

2014-03-10 16:28:30

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, Russia, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada defeated the U.S. 7-2 but later dropped their first game of the tournament 8-6 to Norway in Monday's wheelchair curling action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Canada vs U.S. In today's early game, Canada defeated a struggling U.S. team 7-2. Early in the contest it quickly became evident that some of the tough ice conditions team had experienced in previous days had been resolved and both teams began to...

2014-03-10 08:30:35

BERGEN, Norway, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOK 13 million funding secured from the Research Council of Norway BerGenBio AS ("BerGenBio" or the "Company"), an oncology biopharmaceutical company, is pleased to announce the award of a NOK 13 million grant from the Research Council of Norway's User-driven Research based Innovation programme (BIA) to help fund research into novel therapeutics for inhibiting tumor epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT), a key...

2014-03-10 08:21:13

OSLO and HOUSTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Maritime has performed the technical design and engineering (FEED) of an offshore based fish farm for Ocean Farming AS in Norway, a subsidiary of the SalMar Group. The new design combines the best of existing technology and solutions from the Norwegian fish farming industry and the offshore oil and gas sector. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140310/674058 ) The facility is a permanently moored...

2014-03-09 16:22:25

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) scored twice and Dominic Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) and Marc Dorion (Bourget, Ont.) once each as Canada's National Sledge Team defeated Norway 4-0 on Sunday to win its second straight game at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Anthony Gale (Brampton, Ont.) added two assists. Corbin Watson (Kingsville, Ont.) made six saves for the shutout in his Paralympic debut. Dixon and Gale continued to set the point-scoring...

2014-03-06 12:22:09

HOUSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE: OII) announced the appointment of Knut Eriksen to Senior Vice President, Business Development. In this new role, Mr. Eriksen will be responsible for leading Oceaneering's worldwide business development efforts focused on our customers' evolving and growing deepwater operations. Mr. Eriksen joined Oceaneering in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Subsea Products. His career spans over 35 years in the oil and...

2014-03-04 23:03:28

In-demand research report “Norway's Cards and Payments Industry: Emerging Opportunities, Trends, Size, Drivers, Strategies, Products and Competitive Landscape” worked out by Timetric is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the debit card category is poised to record a 0.46% CAGR over the next five years. London, UK (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 In the years 2009-2013, the Norwegian cards and payments sector witnessed robust growth. By end-2013, the overall...

2014-03-03 08:39:10

DUBLIN, Mar. 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hd9hvh/global_mobile ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Mobile Services Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The main trend witnessed by the Global Mobile Services market is the growing usage of VoLTE. The network operators are witnessing reduced revenue through voice services. However, the LTE...

2014-02-26 08:24:02

OSLO, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In two days of conferences in Oslo, Norway, members of the Iranian Diaspora from all the Nordic countries and international dignitaries discussed subjects of interest to them and the world community: Iran's nuclear ambitions, President Hassan Rouhani's human rights record, Iran's meddling in Syria, the status of Iranian refugees in Iraq. Maryam Rajavi, president-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), who...


Latest Norway Reference Libraries

Erik The Red
2014-01-06 11:48:00

Known as Erik the Red, Erik Thorvaldsson is remembered in medieval and Icelandic saga sources as having founded the first Norse settlement in Greenland. The Icelandic tradition signifies that he was born in Rogaland, Norway. The designation “the Red” probably refers to his hair or his beard color. Leif Ericson, the well-known Icelandic explorer, was Erik’s son. When Erik the Red’s father was exiled from Norway due to manslaughter, he sailed west from Norway accompanied by...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

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2012-06-14 13:05:09

Symbol: PIAB Group: Gymnosperm Family: Pinaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   PIEX2 Picea excelsa (Lam.) Link Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, IL, KY, MA, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

2012-06-15 06:43:59

Symbol: HYNO4 Group: Moss Family: Amblystegiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Hypnales Family   Amblystegiaceae Genus   Hygrohypnum Lindb. – hygrohypmum moss Species   Hygrohypnum...

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2012-06-18 07:33:16

Symbol: CANO2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, CA, CO, ID, MI, MN, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WI, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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