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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 10:50 am
Iceland's Last Fin Whaler Given “Freedom
Reykjavík GrapevineIceland's Last Fin Whaler Given “Freedom Award” By Young ConservativesReykjavík GrapevinePublished October 4, 2018. Kristján Loftsson (above, left), the last person in Iceland to still hunt endangered fin whales, was awarded the “Freedom Award” by the Young Conservatives (SUS) yesterday, Fréttablaðið reports. More specifically, it was his ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 6:23 am
Snorkelling in Iceland: swim between
South China Morning PostSnorkelling in Iceland: swim between tectonic plates in Silfra fissure for a truly otherworldly experienceSouth China Morning PostIt is as if I have been dipped in the icy tears of winter herself. Walking back to the car park, I begin to doubt the wisdom of my plan to go snorkelling in a tectonic rift in Iceland; I mean, the clue is in the name: Ice-land. It isn't called Tropical ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 5:40 am
The Iceland Tour Game of Thrones Fans Have
Travel+LeisureThe Iceland Tour Game of Thrones Fans Have Been Waiting ForTravel+LeisureLong before dawn in late January, I took a bumpy, twin-prop flight from Reykjavík into the bleak darkness of Iceland's north. When the plane touched down on the icy airstrip of Akureyri Airport at 8 a.m., the sky was still inky black. And, though I was ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 5:19 am
Iceland's answer to gender equality:
NBCNews.comIceland's answer to gender equality: Compensate for differences between boys, girlsNBCNews.comIceland is consistently ranked first in the world for gender equality. But the Hjalli teaching model, as practiced in the nursery school, is considered progressive even in Iceland. Founded in 1989 by self-described radical feminist Margrét Pála ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 12:53 am
Greece Capital Controls Can Work: Iceland's
Iceland central bank Governor Mar Gudmundsson talks about capital controls in Iceland and Greece, and claims made by creditors on the island's failed banks. Gudmundsson speaks with Brendan Greeley on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Markets" at the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:08 am
Spectacular Northern Lights filmed over
Footage has emerged of a spectacular display of Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, filmed over Iceland on Wednesday. The aurora borealis is caused by the interaction of the solar wind - a stream of charged particles escaping the Sun - and Earth's ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:07 am
What Can Greece Learn From Iceland?
Aug. 28 -- Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson talks with Brendan Greeley about Iceland's capital controls and what Greece can learn from Iceland in handling its credit crisis. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 4:57 am
Arjen Robben replaces Robin van Persie as
Danny Blind has named Arjen Robben as captain for the forthcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Iceland and Turkey. Blind, who took over from Guus Hiddink as national coach last month, has decided to give the armband to Bayern Munich ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:24 am