Iceland Newswire (Page 10)

Iceland Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Iceland. (Page 10)

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  1. Akureyri's Largest Hotel to Be BuiltRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Iceland Review

    The winners of the annual music competition Musiktilraunir, or 'Music Experiments,' held in Reykjavik Saturday night, are 14 and 16-year-old girls from the West Fjords. Icelander Haf or Julius Bjornsson, a.k.a. the Mountain from TV series Game of Thrones, is Europe's Strongest Man.

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  2. Too Many Tourists?Read the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Iceland Review

    KEA investment company has decided to begin the construction of a 150-room hotel at Hafnarstraeti 80 in Akureyri, North Iceland. Two buses collided and a third one landed off the road in Mo rudalsoraefi, Northeast Iceland, this afternoon, according to ICE-SAR.

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  3. Iceland may become first to require proof of equal pay for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | UPI

    Iceland is considering a proposal that would make it the first country in the world to require proof from employers that they are paying men and women equally. Lawmakers in Reykjavik are weighing the legislation , which was introduced Tuesday.

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  4. Iceland's strong krona a curse for tourism, fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Peninsula

    Reykjavik: After 10 hours at sea, Halldor Armmansson surveys the bins of freshly caught cod lining the deck of his boat. The ocean stocks are plentiful, but Iceland's soaring krona is making it a struggle for fishermen like Armmansson to reel in the financial rewards of a catch.

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  5. Avid VENUE | S6L Scores a Starring Role At The National Theatre of IcelandRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    S6L modular live sound system, designed to take on the world's most demanding live events and tours with ease, has been installed at the National Theatre of Iceland in Reykjavik. Powered by the MediaCentralA Platform , the industry's most open, tightly integrated and efficient platform designed for media, the VENUE The National Theatre of Iceland has been a leading theatrical institution since opening in 1950, and now puts on more than thirty productions each season.

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  6. Chasing the Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Orange County Register

    One of the most popular attractions in Iceland, the Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa where visitors can swim and spread silica mud and algae masks on their faces. The elusive Northern Lights can only be seen on nights with clear skies and away from city lights.

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  7. Iceland wants employers to prove equal pay for men and women, by lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Reykjavik: Iceland has became the first country to introduce legislation requiring employers to prove they are paying men and women equally. ...

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  8. Buses Collide in Northeast IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Iceland Review

    ... passes. Photo: Pall Stefansson. Two buses collided and a third one landed off the road in Mo rudalsoraefi, Northeast Iceland, this afternoon, according to ICE-SAR. There are no reports of injuries. Weather conditions at the site are very poor, and ...

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  9. Road from M vatn to Egilssta ir ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Iceland Review

    ... 60 of them, have to be transported to populated areas by rescue workers. The storm passing over East and Southeast Iceland will reach its height between 3 pm and 9 pm. Snow and poor visibility are in the forecast. Northwesterly winds of 20-28 m/sec ...

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  10. 10 Places to Go Whale Watching Across the GlobeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | MSN Living

    And what better way to do that than getting introduced to the region's native wildlife? Although whale watching definitely requires planning and patience, it is undoubtedly worth your while. From Vancouver Island to Reykjavik, Iceland, and even Patagonia, Argentina, here are 10 places around the world where you can get an up-close and personal glimpse of these majestic creatures.Related: The 6 Best Spring Cruise Destinations 10 Photos: View as Gallery View as Slideshow" height="373" title="One of the best parts of visiting a new place is getting in touch with nature.

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  11. Katla Vigd s Vernhar sd ttir and sr s Helga Gu mundsd ttirRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Iceland Review

    ... een Mountains will next appear at the music festival Aldrei for eg su ur ('I Never Went South') in Isafjor ur and at Iceland Airwaves. "We will for sure continue to do some fun things together," Asros remarked.

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  12. Icelandic star to perform at Winchester Discovery CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Daily Echo

    Hafdis Huld is one of Iceland's best known singers. Her voice has been described as 'pure as melt water' and is said to have a 'wit to match any comedian.'

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  13. Unruly passenger left in Iceland after unscheduled landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WAAY

    A woman who became so unruly during an international flight from Los Angeles to Munich was left in Iceland after the plane was forced to make an emergency landing, the Associated Press reported. The airline Lufthansa told the AP the woman was escorted from the plane and turned over to authorities in Reykjavik.

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  14. 11-country composite proof stamp sheet highlights Eastern auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... Free of the usual faults that plague these stamps, it brought $6,050. This used, well-centered example of the Iceland 4-skilling Official perforated 14x13A1 2, bearing a socked-on-the-nose, sans-serif Reykjavik postmark, sold for $3,675 Feb. 25 at ...

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  15. Why do developers who could work anywhere flock to the world's most expensive cities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | TechCrunch

    ... remote workers, keeping East Coast time to keep up with their jobs, while spending mornings and weekends exploring Iceland - but almost all of us then returned to live in the Bay Area. Economically, of course, this is insane. Moving to and working ...

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    Apr 2, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Iceland is considering pegging its crown to a major currency, most likely the euro, its finance minister said on Saturday, amid concerns the small North Atlantic nation's economy risks overheating. Nearly a decade after a crash that brought down its banking system, Iceland has bounced back as increasing numbers of tourists flock to its geysers and drink in the trendy bars of the capital Reykjavik.

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  17. Federer out-lasts Kyrgios, to meet Nadal in Miami finalRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... being held on a $150,000 bond and are scheduled to appear in court during the first week of April. Relations with Iceland are about to get cold - when ME brewers ship their cold ones to Reykjavik as part of a new beer exchange. The hope is the ...

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  18. BWI, Reagan National airports set records for passenger trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... The airport also has been able to attract low-cost carriers including WOW air, which launched service to Reykjavik, Iceland in 2015 and expanded it offerings in 2016. Last December, Norwegian, another low-cost carrier, began offering service between ...

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  19. Equal pay for men and women? Iceland may audit employers to prove itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Seattle Times

    ... "But women are still getting lower pay, and that's insane." The government wants to change that dynamic. Iceland this past week became the first country to introduce legislation requiring employers to prove they are paying men and women equally. ...

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  20. Here's what it's like to visit Iceland in the winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    I couldn't believe it. Thousands of people visit Iceland each year to see the Northern Lights, many to no avail; yet I'd just flown right through them on my flight from NYC.

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