Iceland

Five Nordic States Sign Anti-terror Code At Summit In Stockholm

HELSINKI (Sputnik) - Mayors of Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, and Reykjavik have signed the Nordic Capital Code of Action aimed at combating terror at the Nordic Safe City Summit 2019 in Stockholm, the press service of Nordic Cooperation...
Related topics: Sweden, Stockholm, Finland, Helsinki, Denmark, Copenhagen, Norway, Oslo, Reykjavik

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Hyatt (h) To Set Foot In Iceland, Expands Presence In U.k.

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‘make America 36th Out Of 41 Developed Nations Again’: Social Justice Index Of Developed...

Meanwhile, the democratic-socialist Nordic countries of Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, and Sweden enjoy the top spots in detailed survey of OECD nations. Not dead last, but close to it. That’s where the United States came out in a new...
Related topics: Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Polls, OECD

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Iceland Fights Climate Change The Same Way It Beat The Banking Crisis

What can you do if you’re a smallish island in the North Atlantic with a lot of snow and a melting economy? Quite a lot, it turns out, if you’re prepared to put local people’s needs first. Iceland was hailed recently for erecting a memorial...

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The Russian Navy In Late 2019 Surged A Huge Number Of Submarines Into The Atlantic

David Axe Security, NATO responded.  The Russian navy in late 2019 surged a huge number of submarines into the Atlantic Ocean, prompting NATO to sortie patrol planes from Norway, Iceland and Scotland. The result was one of the biggest...
Related topics: Nato, Norway

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Iceland To Ban Ships Powered By Heavy Fuel Oil From Entering Territorial Waters - Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iceland will impose a ban on vessels powered by heavy fuel oil (HFO) from entering its territorial waters beginning on 1 January 2020, media reported on Tuesday. Similar bans were earlier introduced in the Norwegian fjords.
Related topics: Russia, Moscow

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Iceland Police Said Guilty Verdicts Likely For Leftists Who Poisoned Robert Spencer, But...

An Icelandic police report, which they recently sent me on a freedom of information request, details what happened when I was poisoned at the Bar Ananas in Reykjavik on May 11, 2017. I spent the night in the Emergency Department at Landspítali, the...
Related topics: Police, Reykjavik

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Instagram Model Lisa-marie Schiffner Shares Gorgeous Starlit Photo, Asks ‘if Not Now, When...

Popular Instagram model Lisa-Marie Schiffner recently shared a stunning photo on her social media page. The gorgeous 18-year-old native of Austria posted a breathtaking snapshot taken in Iceland, and her fans went wild over this one. Lisa-Marie...
Related topics: Instagram, World Photos, Social Media, Austria

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Half Of American Men Still Can’t Handle The Prospect Of A Woman In The White House

In 2019, just 49% of American men say they are comfortable with a woman president, according to a new poll on attitudes toward gender and power by consulting firm Kantar Public and Women Political Leaders, an Iceland-based nonprofit coalition of...
Related topics: White House, Polls

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Turkey Hold Iceland To Reach Euro 2020 Alongside France

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey booked their place at Euro 2020 on Thursday after a goalless qualifying draw with Iceland which also sent world champions France to next year’s finals. With two teams qualifying from Group H, leaders Turkey are...
Related topics: Turkey, France, Istanbul

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Even Nordic Dads Don’t Take Their Fair Share Of Parental Leave

If the world’s 190-some countries were a classroom, Nordic countries would be the star pupils. Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark consistently score the highest across a broad range of indicators, from social welfare to corruption,...
Related topics: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark

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Minecraft Earth Early Access Launches On Ios In The United States

Minecraft Earth, Microsoft's new augmented reality Minecraft game, is now available on iOS and Android devices in the United States. Microsoft has been testing Minecraft Earth in other countries like the UK, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Mexico,...
Related topics: Minecraft, United Kingdom, Microsoft (MSFT), Australia, Canada

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Iceland Students See Chilling Reality Of Melting Glacier

Icelandic seventh-grader Lilja Einarsdottir is on an unusual field trip with her class: they're measuring the Solheimajokull glacier to see how much it has shrunk in the past year, witnessing climate change first-hand.

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Iceland Airwaves Day 2: Audn, Georgia, Dadi Freyr, Jfdr, More

Plus: Glass Museum, bands in a Lighthouse, AE Mak, The Holy and more from the second day of Iceland Airwaves 2019. Continue reading…
Related topics: Museum

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Vikings Killed Off Iceland’s Walruses

Enlarge (credit: Andrew Shiva / Wikipedia) There are no walruses in Iceland, but, at one time, there were hundreds. The timing of the walruses' disappearance suggests that the population's loss may be one of the earliest known examples of humans...
Related topics: Wikipedia

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The Cautionary Political Tale Of Iceland’s Last Mcdonald’s Burger That Simply Won’t Rot, Even...

Ten years on, it's looking “as fresh as always.”

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'blew Out The Tires And Brakes Have Melted': Hulk Hogan's Plane Makes Difficult Landing In Iceland

Hulk Hogan's plane made a difficult landing in Iceland – so bad that it blew out the tires and melted the brakes.       

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How To Mourn A Glacier

Lacy M. Johnson on how a memorial ceremony for Okjökull, a glacier in Iceland, suggests new ways to think about climate change.

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Sigur Rós Cleared On Tax Evasion Charges

Members of the experimental rock band Sigur Rós have been cleared of tax evasion charges in Iceland, according to Icelandic newspaper Fréttablaðið and confirmed by Pitchfork. More »
Related topics: Taxes

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Giroud Penalty Edges France Past Iceland

Reykjavik (AFP) – Depleted France needed an Olivier Giroud penalty to edge past Iceland 1-0 and keep pace with Turkey in their Euro 2020 Group H qualifier in Reykjavik on Friday. With key duo Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba both out injured, the...
Related topics: France, Reykjavik, Turkey

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