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59 Presidents of Parliament to gather for Oslo Summit

Presidents of Parliament from the 47 Council of Europe member states, as well as many neighbouring and observer countries, will meet on 11 and 12 September 2014 in Oslo, on the occasion of a conference organised by the Storting and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

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PEDIATRICS journal ranks Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers

PEDIATRICS journal has ranked Iceland amongst Europe’s lowest adolescent alcohol drinkers. According to its report, PEDIATRICS asked Icelandic students whether they had ever been binge drinking, with only 6 percent claiming yes, compared to 38 percent in Holland, as an example. Explained within the journal is that the lowest binge drinking rate is held by…

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Norwegian offshore oil and gas conference OTD celebrates 15th anniversary

Offshore Technology Days (OTD), one of Norway’s largest offshore oil and gas conferences, will be held this week in Stavanger, celebrating its 15th anniversary. The annual, 2-day event – taking place at Stavanger Forum on the 23th-24th of October 2013 – consists of a conference and exhibitions. This year’s will host around 500 exhibitors and…

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Investment opportunities on Norwegian Continental Shelf focus of energy event

The very first ONS Norway energy event took place earlier this week in Stavanger, Norway, showcasing investment opportunities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf for suppliers, technical specialists and start-ups. The event, organised by the energy conference ONS, consisted of an exhibition area where suppliers showcased their products and services, as well as a conference that…

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Hacker Halted Academy courses to take place during hacker prevention and computer security event

An array of ethical hacker certification courses named Hacker Halted Academy are set to take place during the upcoming Hacker Halted Europe event, to be held on 7th and 8th October 2013 at the HARPA Conference Centre in Reykjavik, Iceland. Hacker Halted Academy, will feature an array of seminars run by top training companies and…

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Computer forensics session to be hosted by Kevin Cardwell at Hacker Halted Europe

Leading freelance constant Kevin Cardwell will be hosting a computer forensics session during the upcoming Hacker Halted Europe event, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on 7th and 8th October 2013. The session is set to feature the process and methodology of computer forensics, where guests will learn how to conduct “live” forensics, and analyse…

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TrueConf Introduces Group Video Conferences for iPhone and iPad

TrueConf for iOS 1.2 is mobile solution that supports both symmetrical and role-based group video conferences with up to 250 endpoints. The new version of TrueConf Mobile 1.2 for iOS allows users of Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to communicate using multi-point video conferencing. Video conferencing for up to three participants is available for…

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Hacker Halted in Iceland to curate ethical hacker and computer security training series

A series of ethical hacker and computer security training courses are to be held during the Hacker Halted Europe event in Reykjavik, Iceland, set to take place on 7th and 8th October 2013. The courses, curated by the Hacker Halted Academy, are set to feature technical training and certification classes recognised by various computer security…

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Celebrating 40th anniversary of Norway oil and gas industry attendance at OTC

The Norwegian pavilion, hosted by Innovation Norway, will be celebrating 40 years of attendance at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), during this year’s event, whereby over 100 Norwegian companies will be showcasing their services. The conference, which is currently taking place until 9th May at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas, is the world’s foremost event…

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Кристиан Мар Хаукссон будет выступать с докладом о тенденциях в индустрии поискового маркетинга на SEMcamp.

Кристиан Мар Хаукссон (Kristjan Mar Hauksson), основатель и исполнительный директор в Nordic eMarketing (Рейкьявик, Исландия), будет говорить о тенденциях в индустрии поискового и онлайн маркетинга на SEMcamp, которая состоится 11 мая 2013 года в гостинице «Президент» в Киеве (Украина). Кристиан Мар будет выступать с двумя презентациями на SEMcamp. В утренней части программы Кристиан Мар будет…

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    Why Do You Need To Choose Natural Skincare Products?

    With the media and reviews that caution customers of the possibly toxic substances in lots of most commercial skin care products offered in good skin care products stores and shops, that is a complicated query to answer. Firstly, most of the commonly used skincare products contain artificial and synthetic ingredients that the body has troubles…

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    “Kasta macka” (throw a sandwich) is something the Swedish PM does out in nature

    Throwing sandwiches may sound like an odd thing to do, but not in Sweden. Over there, “kasta macka” or “throw a sandwich” is what Swedes call skipping stones on water. The many benefits and wonders of outdoor Sweden Recently, Mr. Stefan Löfven, the prime minister of Sweden was asked to list his top 5 things…

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    Aspen the mountain pup and his love for 66°North

    Aspen the mountain pup is the Instagram famous Golden Retriever with over 98,500 followers. When his owners, Hunter and Sarah Lawrence, visited Iceland for the first time on their honeymoon back in 2013, they fell in love with the landscape, the people and the fashion. As big fans of Icelandic outdoor clothing brand 66°North, they…

  • North Sailing

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    Project Opal a great success: NORTH SAILING WINS AWARDS FOR RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

    North Sailing has been named Silver winner of the Best Innovation for Carbon Reduction category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at World Travel Market in London. North Sailing won the silver at the prestigious World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, November 4th. This is the first…

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    Swedes embrace online media streaming services

    Media consumption in Sweden is increasingly characterized by online streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix. Three out of four 15-74-year-olds now use online streaming services to listen to music or watch video. Youtube, Spotify and Netflix are the most popular online streaming services used. Youtube is free of charge, whereas Spotify is offered both…

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    Blue Car Rental: Insurance included in all car rentals in Iceland

    Car rental firms in Iceland cover vehicles with third party insurance as standard, which includes personal accident insurance. This is Icelandic law for driving here. Blue Car Rental is one of Iceland’s main car rental companies and they do provide insurance as standard for most eventualities. This includes coverage from vehicle theft and gravel protection….