Iceland Newswire

Iceland Newswire

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  1. Plymouth sailors enjoy sights of Iceland as HMS Somerset... 3Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Plymouth Evening Herald

    Crew on board the Royal Navy warship had the rare opportunity to visit the country's spectacular sights while on a break during a North Atlantic patrol. During a visit to refresh the crew and top up supplies, sailors were wowed by spectacular waterfalls, glaciers hot volcanic springs - as well as taking on the capital's rugby team.

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  2. Basketball: Former Boca Ciega standout Latavia Dempsey signs with Valur club in IcelandRead the original story

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Former Boca Ciega and Florida Atlantic basketball player Latavia Dempsey has signed a professional contract with Valur Club in Reykjavik, Iceland. Dempsey was a second team all state selection in 2009 as a senior at Boca Ciega.

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  3. Stockholm Airport 'Climate Portal' Lets Passengers Feel Weather at Worldwide DestinationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AccuWeather.com

    ... dogs and see winter landscapes that take them to places such as Kiruna, Sweden; TromsA , Norway; and Reykjavik, Iceland; as stated on the Stockholm Arlanda Airport website. In the "Go Hot" room, visitors are able to feel the heat as they hear the ...

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  4. New Bedford Whaling Museum announces Iceland student exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Six local high school students and three teachers will spend a week in Iceland next summer while a matching contingent from the island country visits New Bedford, through a national museum grant and exchange program announced Monday at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Sarah Rose, the museum's curator of education, said an $87,200 grant will fund the exchange program, which is the latest development in growing ties with the Husavik Whale Museum, and the Husavik community, in Iceland.

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  5. Republic of Iceland offers to buy back its own debt issued in dollars.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | GlobeNewswire

    From today the Republic of Iceland offers to buy back its own debt issued in dollars maturing in June 2016. The Republic offers to buy up to nominal 400 million dollars at the price 103,75.

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  6. Basketball: Former Boca Ciega standout Latavia Dempsey signs with KR ReykjavikRead the original story

    Monday | St. Petersburg Times

    Former Boca Ciega and Florida Atlantic basketball player Latavia Dempsey has signed a professional contract with KR Reykjavik in Iceland. Dempsey was a second team all state selection in 2009 as a senior at Boca Ciega.

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  7. Elysium in January: A Layover in Iceland and The Blue LagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    The sky was dark, and had been for some time, but it was only 5 p.m. and we were heading toward blissful tranquility, the Blue Lagoon. Tom, Abby, and I had been in a car for eight hours, trying to fit as much of Iceland in 24 hours as we possibly could.

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  8. Scottish independence campaign attracts newest backers - quirky Icelandic club Stjarnan FCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Record

    CLUB'S official Twitter account posts message urging the Queen and David Cameron to let Scotland go its own way - just like Iceland - following visit by Celtic. QUIRKY Icelandic club Stjarnan have joined the debate over Scottish independence following the visit of Celtic in the Champions League.

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  9. Icelandic island rises from volcano ashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Examiner.com

    ... of the North," Heimaey can be reached only by boat or plane. Located about five miles off the coast of southern Iceland, Heimaey is the only inhabited island in a group formed by undersea volcanic eruptions about 10,000 years ago. The youngest of ...

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  10. Iceland women tackle rape and 'pornification'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Al Jazeera

    Women in Iceland walked the streets of Reykjavik on Saturday, June 25 during the annual Slut Walk to demand an end to attitudes that condone sexual violence and demand a judicial system that effectively deals with such crimes in the largest ever such gathering in the country. Women's issues have come to the forefront in Iceland this year as the country celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage .

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  11. Celtic star Stefan Johansen fears playing on another painted pitch against QarabagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Daily Record

    STEFAN JOHANSEN ended up starring for the boys in green the last time he was in Baku - even though he was playing in the white and navy of Norway. The Celtic midfielder made the nightmare journey through four time zones with his national team in November to face Azerbaijan in a 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifier win.

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  12. Slutwalk demonstration in Reykjavik in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | CNN

    Many of the signs say , " being asleep does not mean yeas " " protect victims " " I should not be ashamed " and more Select one of the options below. Your feedback will help tell CNN producers what to do with this iReport. If you'd like, you can explain your choice in the comments below.

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  13. Australia will have to kill 'nuisance' whales, Icelandic whaler saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Age

    ... everybody bankrupt. I meet the nemesis of the save-the-whales movement - a man almost single-handedly keeping both Iceland's whale-hunting industry and Japan's whale-eating industry afloat - in the bar of a hotel in Reykjavik. Iceland is one of the ...

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  14. Celtic's Nir Bitton goes from zero to hero in Iceland and warns team-mates not to be sloppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Daily Record

    HOOPS midfielder Nir Britton said Celtic must be tighter in defence and learn from their mistakes to continue their run in Europe. CELTIC star Nir Bitton admits his side cannot be so sloppy again if they hope to progress to the group stage of the Champions League .

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  15. RIP Heavy D: Our Icelandic Ode to the Land Rover DefenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Car and Driver

    Only in a place where the locals live in the shadow of volcanoes and eat sheep heads can you drive off the Hertz lot in a Land Rover Defender. In Iceland, renting a Defender is a deliberate choice.

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  16. Buying Bus Passes in ReykjavikRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Iceland Review

    ... ti A g fengiA far?' is how you would ask for a lift in Icelandic. However, you should know that most people in Iceland are not accustomed to such requests from strangers. Thankfully though, the city is very small and so getting around is ...

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  17. Crosses by the Highway in South IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Iceland Review

    The erection of the 52 original memorial crosses at KA gunarhA3ll.Photo: InnanrA kisrA A uneytiA /Minister of the Interior Q: I just came back to Paris after a few days in Iceland, and I have a question about something we saw on the road. We were driving back from Gullfoss to Reykjavik on road 35. We turned right to take road 1 to the West and shortly after this turn, we saw about 20 to 30 white crosses planted in the ground.

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  18. 2014 Tax Records ReleasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Iceland Review

    ... DV and FrjA ls Verslun, can always expect bumper sales for their rich list special issues. Every tax payer in Iceland can now sign in to Skattur.is and see their own 2014 tax report. The fishing magnate A A3rA ur Rafn SigurA sson paid the highest ...

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  19. Surtsey Island Continues to DevelopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Iceland Review

    ... eruption. It is the southernmost of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago and therefore also the southernmost point in Iceland. After surfacing from the ocean, Surtsey was quickly named a natural laboratory where the colonization of life on a new landmass ...

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  20. Sun VoyagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | TrekEarth

    ... a dream of hope, progress and freedom. The sculpture is located by Saebraut, by the sea in the centre of Reykjavik, Iceland. source: wikipedia.org

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