Iceland Newswire (Page 7)

Iceland Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Iceland. (Page 7)

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  1. Borussia Dortmund may extend contract with Henrikh MkhitaryanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... European Team Chess Championship was held from November 12-22, 2015, at the historic LaugardalshA ll in Reykjavik, Iceland. Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian beat the reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen helping his team to a 2.5 - 1.5 ...

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  2. Blatter, Platini banned from all football-related activities for eight yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... European Team Chess Championship was held from November 12-22, 2015, at the historic LaugardalshA ll in Reykjavik, Iceland. Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian beat the reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen helping his team to a 2.5 - 1.5 ...

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  3. Icelanda s language as tough as its landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    Learning Icelandic: Haskolasetur Vestfjarda's three-week course is in August; one-week crash courses in January and May; uw.is/icelandic_courses. Getting there: Isafjordur can be reached on Air Iceland from Reykjavik domestic airport though the landing is harrowing: Planes fly up a narrow fjord, then pull a tight 180 to avert a mountain while descending steeply.

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  4. Tuesday will be this year's Winter Solstice. Here's what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Metro UK News

    ... further north you go, the more obvious Tuesday's solstice will be. In the most northerly capital city, Reykjavik in Iceland, the sun will rise at 11.23am and set again at 3.30pm. In the Alaskan town of Barrow, which has a population of more than ...

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  5. Divers descend between North American and Eurasian continental platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. THINGVELLIR LAKE, Iceland -- Video showing divers swimming in crystal clear waters in an Icelandic lake has gone viral, in part for the sheer beauty but ...

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  6. Iceland's Only Rabbit FarmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Iceland Review

    Birgit Kositzke is a woman who definitely knows what she wants. In 2007 she moved from Germany to Iceland with the idea of carving out her fortune in agriculture.

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  7. "Sparrows" coming-of-age drama wins top prize at Les Arcs European film festRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... second feature after "Volcano," which bowed at Cannes Directors' Fortnight in 2011. Lushly filmed in summertime Iceland, "Sparrows" follows a 16-year-old who has been living in Reykjavik with his mother and is sent back to live with his estranged ...

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  8. Bobby Fisher Was a Genius and a JerkBy Brad DarrachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Daily Beast

    Days before he was due in Iceland for the world chess championship in 1972, Fischer was still concocting reasons not to go. Brad Darrach captured every moment of the madness.

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  9. Iceland's language as tough as its landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Iceland's challenges include boiling hot springs, frigid waters and vast wildernesses where sudden fogs leave you terribly alone. For me, the most daunting challenge was the tungumalanamskeidid - a course in trying to learn the language.

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  10. Vikings' Greenland mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Fox News

    ... experienced from 950-1250, was not felt elsewhere, including Greenland. Records show that Vikings first sailed from Iceland to Greenland in 985. They settled there in the 10th Century and anywhere from 3,000-5,000 settlers lived on Greenland, ...

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  11. Last McDonald's burger in Iceland is live streamed - and it still...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Daily Star

    The majority of people would enjoy the treat once in a while - but this man takes a passion for fast food to a whole new level. Hjorter Smarason bought the LAST McDonald's meal in the whole of Iceland just before the chain shut down there six years ago.

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  12. Drawing England 'could be fun', says Iceland's SigthorssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Iceland striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson is hoping his nation find themselves in the same group as England when the draw for Euro 2016 is made in Paris on Saturday. Iceland's forward Kolbeinn Sigthorsson speaks with a journalist during a training session at FC Nantes's football club training centre in La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, western France, on December 8, 2015 The North Atlantic island nation of just 330,000 people caused a sensation by making it to a major tournament finals for the first time when they finished second in their qualifying group ahead of Turkey and the Netherlands.

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  13. Get in on the excitement of Iceland travel with a Golden Circle tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Iceland is one of the most popular destinations for winter travel this year! You simply can't pick up a travel magazine, read through your friends' social media feeds, or have a conversation about where to go on vacation without Iceland coming into the mix. In fact, Iceland was recently named one of the "Top 5 Emerging Destinations" by Virtuoso, a luxury travel agency.

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  14. Iceland's language as tough as its landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Tribune

    Iceland's challenges include boiling hot springs, frigid waters and vast wildernesses where sudden fogs leave you terribly alone. For me, the most daunting challenge was the tungumalanamskeidid - a course in trying to learn the language.

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  15. Bjork Talks Trump, Climate Change, New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | RollingStone

    Bjrk has had it with the "rednecks" running Iceland. The singer is at her home, where it is midafternoon yet below freezing, and her daughter has just returned home from school and is practicing piano in the background.

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  16. Can you say 'hjukrunarfraedingur?' Learning Icelandic a challenge for travellersRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | The Chronicle-Journal

    Iceland's challenges include boiling hot springs, frigid waters and vast wildernesses where sudden fogs leave you terribly alone. For me, the most daunting challenge was the tungumalanamskeidid - a course in trying to learn the language.

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  17. San Francisco Ballet to Perform in Harpa in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Iceland Review

    ... ambitious, standard-setting vision. Helgi Tomasson was born in Reykjavik in 1942. He began his ballet training in Iceland and then studied ballet in Denmark and New York. He was the New York Ballet's principal dancer for 15 years, until he became ...

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  18. Iceland sees decrease in general gov't deficit in Q3Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Iceland's government saw its financial balance decrease to a 4.1-billion-Icelandic krona deficit in the third quarter of 2015, down from a 5.5-billion-Icelandic-krona deficit in the same period of 2014, Statistics Iceland said on Friday. The total revenue of the general government, which includes income from the central government, social security funds, and local governments, amounted to 228 billion Icelandic krona in the third quarter of 2015, an increase of 5 percent from the previous year.

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  19. Beauty and sweeping vistas in Iceland's WestfjordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... know what we were getting into. Only 14 percent of summer travelers and roughly 6 percent of winter travelers to Iceland visit the Westfjords. Following Route 61 north as it wrapped around one fjord after another revealed sprawling farms and ...

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  20. Justin Bieber in ConcertRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | Iceland Review

    Justin Bieber will launch his Purpose World Tour in Iceland on September 9, 2016. The concert will be held in Korinn, Kopavogur, near Reykjavik.

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