Iceland Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Iceland independence, Manitoban cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    It's been 71 years since Iceland won full independence from Denmark, and Manitobans of Icelandic descent will gather at the Jon Sigurdsson statue on the legislature grounds to mark the occasion with their annual national day ceremony. This year's celebration also pays tribute to the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote in Iceland .


  2. Modi wishes Iceland on National DayRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    "My greetings and best wishes to the people of Iceland on the occasion of Iceland's National Day," the prime minister tweeted.


  3. Kerry is Europe's second-best place for family holidays - Lonely PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    ... for 2015. However, Ireland does not feature on its new list of 10 Best Places in Europe (topped by Akureyri, Iceland) or Europe's Top 10 beaches (No.1: Jaz Beach, Montenegro). "The destinations have been chosen by our team of European experts," said ...


  4. Lonely Planet names best spot in EuropeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | WICU12 Erie

    Though most visitors to Iceland enjoy all that the capital city of Reykjavik has to offer, explorers who want to explore small-town Iceland can head five hours north to Akureyri. Less than 100 kilometers from the Arctic Circle and home to one of the country's longest fjords, Iceland's second-largest city is the perfect spot to explore nature, to hike or to ski through the north.


  5. Long Island MacArthur Airport talking to low-cost WOW AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Newsday

    An aerial view of Long Island MacArthur Airport is shown in this photo from Dec. 12, 2011. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert Officials at Long Island MacArthur Airport are hoping to lure budget airline WOW Air, which operates out of Reykjavik, Iceland, to the Islip Town-owned facility, according to airport Commissioner Robert Schaefer.


  6. Islip to Iceland? It could happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Long Island Business News

    It's about five-and-a-half hours by air from Islip to Iceland. From Reykjavik, it's a short hop to most of Western Europe.


  7. Godling: A God-like VR Experience Coming to Project MorpheusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Playstation.Blog

    ... are a small team, but we're proud to say we have decades of gaming experience. The three founders all hail from Iceland and have been working together for what seems an eternity: S. Reynir Hardarson, the co-founder of CCP and its Global Creative ...


  8. His Majesty sends greetings to Iceland presidentRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Men's fashion week, officially known as 'London Collections: Men', grew out of the larger women's wear event and is now in its seventh edition. Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has sent a cable of congratulations to President Dr. Olafur Ragnar Grimsson of the Republic of Iceland on the occasion of his country's National Day.


  9. President greets Iceland on eve of National DayRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 |

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Iceland on the eve of their National Day. In his message to Iceland President Olafur Ragnar-Grimsson, Mukherjee said: "On behalf of the government, people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I convey my warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of Iceland on the occasion of your National Day."


  10. Global news briefs from the EconomistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The Landsbakinn bank in the center of Reykjavik, Iceland, Jan. 14, 2013. As Iceland unwinds capital controls imposed during the global financial crisis, the government is trying to prevent a mass exodus of money and keep the country from backsliding.


  11. Excessive demands on Scotland's leading professionals a cause for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... and on the bench respectively, with the national squad. They had each played for their club against KR Reykjavik in Iceland in the second qualifying round of the Champions League in the opening game of the season. The date of that fixture was ...


  12. The economy that came in from the cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 |

    Seven years ago, a volcanic rock in the frozen North Atlantic was a most unlikely player in the global financial crisis. Iceland's banks had been on a reckless overseas expansion spree since 2003.


  13. Storm Sweeps across West and North IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Iceland Review

    ... loose objects in gardens took off in the storm; six flying trampolines were reported in and around Akureyri, North Iceland. No one was harmed but some of the trampolines hit car and houses, causing damages, reports. The storm didn't calm ...


  14. DLD Kicks Off Their First NYC Event in ChelseaRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Down the Avenue

    ... social physics, failure and neuro science all within a 48 hour period. I originally met Grimsson at the Startup Iceland Conference in Reykjavik last summer (refer to my write up on the event including his talk).Below is a shot I took of him in the ...


  15. The video clip was filmed on an island in Iceland, the same spot where Bj rk wrote the song.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Age

    The video clip was filmed on an island in Iceland, the same spot where BjA rk wrote the song. Photo: YouTube Icelandic singer Bjork is known for her envelope-pushing music and performances, but her latest video clip, filmed in 360 degrees, takes her work to a whole new level.


  16. Iceland: The economy that came in from the cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Independent

    Seven years after its bloated banking sector imploded, Iceland is finally lifting capital controls. Is this the final stage of the country's economic rehabilitation? Or could it plunge back into crisis? Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


  17. Iceland Warns Hedge Funds Not to SueRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The prime minister of Iceland said any hedge fund planning to challenge the legal basis of a planned tax on failed bank assets should think again.


  18. Memphis Depay checks in for Holland training ahead of crucial Euro...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Euro 2016 qualifier away to Latvia. Holland are third in Group A behind leaders Czech Republic and second-placed Iceland, with no margin for error heading into the trip to Skonto. Depay scored in Holland's 4-3 capitulation at home to the USA last ...


  19. Iceland set to ease capital controlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Iceland has announced plans to start unwinding capital controls it had been forced to put in place after the banking system collapsed seven years ago. But moving money abroad will remain anything but easy.


  20. PakSense Announces AutoSense Facility, Powered by ControlantRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... on the development of wireless automatic asset tracking and monitoring of perishable goods. Located in Reykjavik, Iceland, Controlant has close ties to the University of Iceland and solutions have been partly funded by the Icelandic Technology ...