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Sep 15, 2014

Brazil hands oil services contract to Aker Solutions

Daniel J. Graeber OSLO, Norway, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- A subsidiary of Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions said Monday it won a $465 million contract for work off the coast of Brazil...

Sep 17, 2014

Turkish Food Exporters Seek Cuts in Russian Customs Duties

Turkish food exporters are seeking cuts in Russian import duties to boost their share of the vast Russian market where Western food imports have been banned. According to Zechariah Mete, chairman of Turkey’s association of grocery products exporters,... #European Union #Canada #Australia #Norway

Sep 15, 2014

Euro quartet book Canada trip, USA imperious rounds-up weekend women’s international action highlighted by Germany, Norway, France and debutants Spain all securing Canada 2015 qualification, while reigning Olympic champions USA racked up an astonishing scoreline... #Canada #Norway #FIFA

Sep 15, 2014

Kickstarter opens up to projects from Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland

Kickstarter is now accepting project submissions from creators in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland, ahead of the launch of the new public-facing Scandinavian and Irish projects on October 21. The... Keep reading ... #Norway #Kickstarter #Europe

Sep 16, 2014

Kurds in Europe take up arms against IS group

(AP) -- Shaho Pirani says he's just a phone call away from leaving his quiet life in Denmark and joining Kurdish forces battling against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The 30-year-old Kurd, who fled from Iran with his older brother in 1991, says he... #Iraq #Iran #Europe #London #Copenhagen #Norway

Sep 13, 2014

‘Frozen’ to be turned into Disney World attraction

“Frozen” fans, rejoice! It was announced Friday that the hit animated film will be turned into an attraction for Walt Disney World, specifically for the Norway Pavilion at Epcot Center... #Iraq #Iran #Europe #London #Copenhagen #Norway

Sep 13, 2014

Failure to win title would be disaster for Celtic - Deila

Failure to win the Scottish Premier League this season would be a "disaster" for Celtic, according to manager Ronny Deila. Celtic currently lie fifth in the table, having dropped five points from six in their most recent two outings. Deila was speaki... #Scotland #Norway #Glasgow #Celtic FC #Scottish Premier League

Sep 17, 2014

Scandinavia is the right way for us, says Marks & Spencer as retailer steps up international expansion

Britain's biggest clothing retailer plans 15 new franchise shops in Finland and Norway with a four-storey flagship in Helsinki... #Finland #Norway #United Kingdom #Helsinki #Marks & Spencer

Sep 14, 2014

Skarsgard: I only do easy stunts

Stellan Skarsgard has admitted he won't do any action stunts if he thinks he can get hurt. The 63-year-old actor stars in new revenge thriller In Order Of Disappearance, about a snowplough driver on a mission to bring his son's killers to justice. Bu... #Norway #Kenneth Branagh #Disney Channel

Sep 17, 2014

Star-Spanlged-Banner 200th anniversary

More than 30 naval vessels and tall ships from the United States , United Kingdom , Canada, Norway, Germany, Spain and Turkey, on Tuesday, bid farewell to Fort McHenry and Baltimore, Md., after participating in the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spamg... #Canada #Norway #United Kingdom