Iceland Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. England offered free whale-watching trip by cocky Iceland fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Goal.com

    So confident are the operators of Icelandic holiday company North Sailing that the Three Lions will lose in the last 16 that they have already found a way to make it up to them England must be considering whether or not they even want to beat Iceland in the last 16 of Euro 2016 - as they've just been offered an incredible fallback option should they lose! The tiny nation of Iceland, competing at their first-ever major tournament, snuck into second place in Group F with a late, late winner against Austria on Wednesday, setting up a knockout game against Roy Hodgson's men.

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  2. Egill Saebjornsson to Represent Iceland at 2017 Venice BiennaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Artforum Intl.

    Artist Egill Saebjornsson has been selected to represent Iceland at the fifty-seventh Venice Biennale in 2017. The pavilion will be curated by Stefanie Bottcher.

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  3. England to face Iceland in first knockout round of Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    England will take on Iceland in the first knockout round of Euro 2016 after a dramatic late goal from Arnor Traustason set up the tie. England were set to face Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal, who knocked them out of successive tournaments in 2004 and 2006, until Traustason's stoppage-time finish against Austria took his side into second place in Group F, leapfrogging Portugal in the process.

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  4. England hold no fear for Iceland boss Lagerback in Euro 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Bangkok Post

    Boasting a personal six-game unbeaten record against England, Iceland co-coach Lars Lagerback insists his side won't be overawed by facing a selection of Premier League stars in their Euro 2016 last 16 clash Monday. Iceland's head coach Lars Lagerback waves after the Euro 2016 friendly football match in Reykjavik on June 6, 2016 Lagerback enjoyed plenty of success against England in nine years as Sweden coach and believes a similar familiarity with the Premier League could help Iceland pull off a monumental upset in their debut major finals.

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  5. Report on Activity in Bar arbunga VolcanoRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Iceland Review

    Listen to the voice of Iceland's announcer, Gu mundur Benediktsson, a.k.a. Gummi Ben, and watch his reaction as Iceland unexpectedly beats Austria at the EURO2016 this afternoon. Iceland beat Austria 2-1, exceeding all hopes, in today's EURO2016 game in Paris.

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  6. Carefree Camper on Golf CourseRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | Iceland Review

    Coach Lars Lagerback is optimistic about the Icelandic men's national football team's game against England in Nice on Monday, saying he never lost a game against England when he coached the Swedish national team. Listen to the voice of Iceland's announcer, Gu mundur Benediktsson, a.k.a. Gummi Ben, and watch his reaction as Iceland unexpectedly beats Austria at the EURO2016 this afternoon.

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  7. Euro 2016: Iceland - the distant cousin with a colourful past and exciting futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Independent

    Iceland, the seismic country put on the social media map by an orgasmic football commentator, reminds me of a distant cousin with a colourful past. Most people don't know much about it, except for a faint memory of its involvement in some questionable financial deals.

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  8. 24-team Euro 2016 a wacky successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Deseret News

    Only the most uncharitable would argue that tournament first-timers Wales, Northern Ireland, Albania and Iceland didn't more than earn their keep in the just-concluded group stage, with the last matches on Wednesday producing thrilling real-time fluctuations in who would play who next in the last 16. One moment England seemed paired up with Portugal, the next it got Iceland. Albania looked like it might wriggle through but then didn't.

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  9. Euro 2016: Icelandic commentary goes viral after island's historic winRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | GantDaily.com

    It's an assault on the aural senses as a voice, breaking and screeching with joy, bears witness to a moment of history for a small island nation. Gudmundur Benediktssor is the commentator and his cacophonous stream of consciousness in describing how Iceland secured a remarkable 2-1 win over Austria thanks to Arnor Ingvi Traustason's last-minute goal has been heard millions of times around the world.

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  10. Reykjavik to shut down as Iceland's enjoys Euro sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Star Online

    The Icelandic capital is facing another shutdown on Monday as the tiny North Atlantic nation's Euro 2016 saga unfolds with a knockout tie against England in Nice. A late winner over Austria handed Iceland second spot in Group F behind Hungary and qualification for the last 16, sending the Austrians home, with Portugal also going through as one of the four best third-placed teams.

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  11. Deftones front man to perform inside Iceland volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | UPI

    Through the years, musicians have pulled plenty of performance stunts, singing in strange places, like an airplane fuselage and a glacier in Antarctica but never in a volcano, Consequences of Sound reported. Moreno will perform in Thrihnuagigur volcano in Reykjavik, Iceland, during this weekend's Secret Solstice Festival.

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  12. Icelandic Power Plant Turns Carbon Emissions Into StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Manufacturing.net

    ... period of time. The findings stemmed from a pilot program at the Hellisheidi power plant, which supplies power to Iceland's capital of Reykjavik. The plant, the world's largest geothermal facility, pumps up volcanically heated water to run its ...

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  13. Invoking Norse gods, Iceland celebrates Viking conquest of PortugalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Reuters

    With some invoking the Norse god Thor, Icelanders draped in blue and red celebrated a famous draw against Portugal at the European Championship by spilling into the streets of Reykjavik to chant "Afram Iceland!" in the land of the midnight sun. With the sun setting at midnight on a warm - for Iceland - evening of around 12 degrees, locals and tourists drank, sang and danced while commentators made the most of their reputation as fiery Viking islanders.

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  14. Scientists Capture Carbon by Turning CO2 Emissions Into StoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Truthdig

    Scientists in Iceland have concrete evidence that carbon capture and sequestration can be made to work . They have buried carbon dioxide in the rocks and watched it turn to stone.

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  15. Elves, lots of cans of Coke but no McDonald's: 10 facts about Euro 2016 heroes IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Daily Record

    ... that's less than Fife is taking the finals in France by storm. Here's some bizarre things you might not know. Iceland's midfielder Theodor Bjarnason (2nd R) and his team-mates celebrate in front of the fans after their draw with Portugal ...

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  16. Dinas Powys trainee police officer signs up for the Cardiff 10k after completing Icelandic adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | IcNetwork

    A 22-year old woman from Dinas Powys is running this year's Cardiff 10K in aid of Welsh charity, Kidney Wales after completing an epic 250 mile charity run across Iceland. Charlotte Bloxham, a hopeful trainee police officer, found out her co-worker, Laurence Weekley was suffering with polycystic kidney disease when she joined Cardiff based Covert Investigations & Surveillance Ltd. For months she watched Laurence slowly deteriorate as his illness began to place a massive strain on his personal and professional life.

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  17. Driving a Skoda on $82,000 Budget Will Make You President HereRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The front-runner to be the next president of Iceland is an academic who campaigns in a borrowed Skoda Favorit. His team: A manager, a photographer and a couple of people in charge of volunteers.

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  18. Ilminster disabled strongman Gary Clarke to take part in World's Strongest Disabled ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | This is The West Country

    ... inspired in to set up a national event. The World's Strongest Disabled Man competition, which was held in Reykjavik, Iceland, was also organised by MagnAos Ver MagnAosson who won the title of World's Strongest Man four times. Gary, who has a degree ...

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  19. Running for President With a Borrowed Skoda and $82,000 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Bloomberg

    ... on a shoestring budget and limited experience in politics find himself on the brink of assuming the top post in Iceland has strict limits on how much candidates can spend, so big budgets are not crucial, says Olafur Hardarson, a political science ...

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  20. The Latest: Celebrations in Iceland after famous drawRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Tribune-Chronicle

    There was unrestrained joy in Iceland's capital Reykjavik on Tuesday evening at Iceland's draw with Portugal. Thorir Gudmundsson told The Associated Press from Iceland that 3,000 people - one percent of the country's population - watched the game on a giant screen in downtown Reykjavik.

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