Iceland Newswire

Iceland Newswire

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  1. 'It's a more proper sport': Aussie Rules a hit in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... many rules. It's very scruffy, a bit like Icelandic culture," Mr Robertson said. "Some people don't even know where Iceland is, and if they do know where it is, to think that Aussie Rules is being played there it'd be quite a stretch." The players' ...

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  2. Snapshot 804Read the original story

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    ... rlA3n shows some sort of road or dike being built across the river. What's happening? Q: I'm writing a story set in Iceland (inspired by three visits in the last three years with another one coming up in August) and need some help with authenticity ...

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  3. Police Officer Sues Icelandic StateRead the original story

    Yesterday | Iceland Review

    ... a 30,000m 2 (323,000 ft 2) privately run hospital and hotel in the town. The physician in Vik i Myrdal, South Iceland, and his wife returned home from a short vacation Tuesday night to discover someone had set up a tent in front of their living room ...

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  4. Icelander Murdered in StockholmRead the original story

    Friday | Iceland Review

    ... a 30,000m 2 (323,000 ft 2) privately run hospital and hotel in the town. The physician in Vik i Myrdal, South Iceland, and his wife returned home from a short vacation Tuesday night to discover someone had set up a tent in front of their living room ...

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  5. College of Business Administration Students Meet President of IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Log

    KENT, Ohio - July 22, 2016 - PRLog -- Nine students from Kent State's College of Business Administration recently met the President of Iceland, His Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, during their week-long study abroad trip to Europe. The group also met U.S. Ambassador Robert C. Barber on May 30 as part of their International Experience in Entrepreneurship course.

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  6. Turkey's 'Green' Geothermal Wells Pumps Out As Much Carbon Dioxide As Coal PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    The Svartsengi geothermal power plant is seen on the Reykjanes peninsula near Reykjavik, March 23, 2015. Picture taken March 23. To match Insight ICELAND-ECONOMY/ REUTERS/Sigtryggur Johannsson - RTR4VUOS Some of Turkey's geothermal wells, which are generally considered a green source of energy, actually pumps as much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere as a coal-fired power plant.

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  7. Iceland Project Turns 95% of Carbon Dioxide into Calcite RockRead the original story

    Friday | Artdiamondblog.com

    ... basalts are excellent for this process, because they are rich in calcium, magnesium and iron, which react with CO2. Iceland is practically all basalt, so for several years the researchers and an Icelandic utility have been testing the technology on ...

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  8. Young, Broke And Adventurous? Here Are 20 Destinations To Travel To In Your 20sRead the original story

    Friday | Lifehack.org

    When you are in your 20s the entire world is evolving around you. You are young, beautiful, strong and relatively carefree, which makes you the perfect traveler.

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  9. Epic Aircraft Launches Inaugural Odyssey World TourRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Aero-News Network

    ... on their 20-city itinerary. Having already visited Montreal and Goose Bay, Canada; Narsarsuaq, Greenland; Reykjavik, Iceland; Wick, Scotland; Hampshire, England; and Genoa, Italy, the tour's remaining stops include St. Petersburg, Moscow, ...

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  10. Robert McNeil: What we can learn from Iceland's relationship with the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Sunday Herald

    Robert McNeil Hi chums, Here's byline pic, as requested by Magnus L, for forthcoming column on op ed page. Cheers, Rab Iceland's spectacular banking crisis of 2008-11 focused minds in the volcanic island, and that was no bad thing.

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  11. Family pose for selfies with a dead polar bear in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Daily Mail

    Family pose for selfies with a dead polar bear in Iceland after a neighbour shot it when they feared it would attack them The female bear had swam ashore near a farmhouse, north of Blonduos in Iceland, and was spotted by Karitas Gudrunardottir and her husband Egill Thor Bjarnason, who were on a riding tour at the time. The pair instantly locked themselves and their children in the farmhouse and notified a neighbour who killed the polar bear with a single bullet from 142 yards away.

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  12. Privately Run Hospital Planned in MosfellsbaerRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Iceland Review

    The municipal council of Mosfellsbaer agreed this morning to grant the mayor permission to sign a contract with MCPB Ltd. which plans to construct a 30,000m 2 privately run hospital and hotel in the town, which is just east of Reykjavik. This would be the first privately run hospital in Iceland.

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  13. 10-11 Prices Rise at Night and on WeekendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Iceland Review

    ... at excessively priced stores simply shop there." The choice is theirs, he stated. Teitur added, "Such behavior ruins Iceland's reputation as a tourist destination and it will come back to haunt us. We ought to be good and fair hosts. It's sorry to ...

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  14. Workers' Rights Violated by ContractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Iceland Review

    Subcontractors at Bakki, near Husavik, Northeast Iceland, where a silicon factory is being constructed, have violated Icelandic law and salary contracts, according to A alsteinn Arni Baldursson, head of the union Framsyn.Some workers have received only ISK 150,000 a month for 120-130 percent work, mbl.is reports. According to A alsteinn, the union's calculations reveal that the men should have earned ISK 400,000 .

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  15. Chinese netizens voice outrage over mall showcasing 'world's saddest polar bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Asian Correspondent

    ... ago. Curiously enough, another variety of polar-bear selfie has been gathering a bit of media attention of late. In Iceland, where members of the species occasionally end up via drifting ice flows, a female polar bear was shot and killed when it ...

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  16. LG's effort to recreate northern lights on OLED TVs resonates with consumers worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Al Bawaba

    LG's Lights Out, Stars On campaign in Reykjavik, Iceland around its one-of-a-kind TV technology wrapped up in grand style today with an OLED-themed concert by three high-profile Icelandic musicians - A sgeir, GusGus and A"lafur Arnalds - at the award-winning Harpa Concert Hall. Designed to expose Iceland's northern lights accessible to global consumers utilizing premium LG 4K OLED TVs, the multi-faceted Reykjavik campaign generated over 12 million views and online participation from over 360,000 consumers and fans.

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  17. Tourists in Iceland told to clean up their act: Locals fed up with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Mail

    ... in the Med: On board the cruise ship with hanging bikes, a water park and the only IMAX cinema at sea Tourists in Iceland told to clean up their act: Locals fed up with holidaymakers ruining the pristine countryside place 'do not defecate' signs at ...

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  18. Original Grain Launches Handcrafted Watches With Wood Dials: The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Cool Hunting

    ... glance, Reykjavik bubbles with creativity-just like the geothermal activity under its feet. As the cultural hub of Iceland, the city houses every type of designer, from fashion to furniture and, in this case, watches... In addition to furthering ...

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  19. Beware of Fake Facebook FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Iceland Review

    ... is different, Gisli stated, but oftentimes it involves promises about a real relationship and a desire to come to Iceland. It can also involve sending naked pictures and asking similar ones in return, which then can lead to blackmail. Usually, the ...

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  20. Number Two Man' is Number One SellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Iceland Review

    A new sign showing a squatting figure and a dark piece of something dropping from its behind is selling well these days in Iceland. As you may imagine, the piece shown dropping is what some of us politely refer to as number two.

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