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News Iceland: Whitman sophomore track star Gianna Paul has a blast competing in Iceland

Published on: Saturday 22 February 2020
Whitman sophomore track star Gianna Paul has a blast competing in Iceland
News source: https://www.newsday.com/sports/high-school/track/gianna-paul-whitman-track-1.42077653

Gianna Paul read the email and immediately had one thought — great, more spam. That’s what it looked like, anyway. She was being invited on an all-expenses-paid trip to Iceland to compete in the Reykj

News Iceland: You can book a 5-day tour of Iceland with 'The Mountain' from 'Game of Thrones' but it'll cost nearly $13,000

Published on: Monday 17 February 2020
You can book a 5-day tour of Iceland with 'The Mountain' from 'Game of Thrones' but it'll cost nearly $13,000
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/iceland-tour-the-mountain-game-of-thrones-2020-2?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is leading a tour of his homeland which includes visiting waterfalls, hiking inside a volcano, and exploring Reykjavik.

News Iceland: Upstairs-Downstairs: Images of Iceland, From the Ground and From Space

Published on: Sunday 16 February 2020
Upstairs-Downstairs: Images of Iceland, From the Ground and From Space
News source: https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/upstairs-downstairs-images-of-iceland-from-the-ground-and-from-space?ref=hvper.com

Iceland is one of the few places on Earth where you can walk along the boundary between two of Earth's tectonic plates.

News Iceland: Polarama Productions Takes Film Rights To ‘Cuckold’ From Iceland’s Dori DNA

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Polarama Productions Takes Film Rights To ‘Cuckold’ From Iceland’s Dori DNA
News source: https://deadline.com/2020/02/cuckold-movie-dori-dna-polarama-productions-iceland-1202863030/

EXCLUSIVE: Steinarr Logi Nesheim, exec producer of Yellow Bird’s recently premiered environmental thriller Thin Ice, has acquired film rights to Cuckold, the first novel from rapper and comedian Dóri DNA. Nesheim will produce via his newly-minted Icelandic outfit Polarama Productions.

News Iceland: 'He would die': Iceland activists try to stop deportation of Iranian trans teen

Published on: Wednesday 19 February 2020
'He would die': Iceland activists try to stop deportation of Iranian trans teen
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/he-would-die-iceland-activists-try-stop-deportation-iranian-trans-n1138546

LGBTQ activists in Iceland are protesting the planned deportation of a transgender teen and his family who fled Iran last February, warning he could face imminent harm if he is forced to leave his new ...

News Iceland: Twin bomb cyclones to merge into one of strongest-ever storms in North Atlantic, hammering Iceland and threatening U.K. as Storm Dennis

Published on: Friday 14 February 2020
Twin bomb cyclones to merge into one of strongest-ever storms in North Atlantic, hammering Iceland and threatening U.K. as Storm Dennis
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/02/14/storm-dennis-historic-bomb-cyclone/

One bomb cyclone is slamming Iceland with hurricane force winds on Friday, while another is hot on its heels. These storms will combine into one giant swirl, rivaling all other North Atlantic storms on record.

News Iceland: A hotel in Iceland is giving away a free stay to women who propose to their partners on Leap Day

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
A hotel in Iceland is giving away a free stay to women who propose to their partners on Leap Day
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/women-stay-free-hotel-ranga-iceland-leap-day-2020-2?amp%3Butm_medium=referral

Hotel Rangá, about an hour's drive from Reykjavik, has an in-house wedding coordinator who can help plan a romantic proposal for February 29.

News Iceland: Iceland sees continuing migration from DSL to fibre connectivity

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
Iceland sees continuing migration from DSL to fibre connectivity
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iceland-sees-continuing-migration-dsl-130010458.html

Sydney, Feb. 11, 2020 -- Just released, this edition of Paul Budde Communication’s focus report on Iceland outlines the major developments and key aspects in the telecoms.

News Iceland: Forget the Galápagos and Iceland — here are 10 under-the-radar destinations to visit in 2020 if you want to escape the crowds

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Forget the Galápagos and Iceland — here are 10 under-the-radar destinations to visit in 2020 if you want to escape the crowds
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/underrated-travel-destinations-to-visit-in-2020-intrepid-travel-2020-2/

Intrepid Travel's "Not Hot" list highlights off-the-beaten-path and emerging places to ease the effects of overtourism.

News Iceland: NASA Satellite Image Shows 'Potpourri' Of Volcanic Features In Iceland

Published on: Monday 10 February 2020
NASA Satellite Image Shows 'Potpourri' Of Volcanic Features In Iceland
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/nasa-satellite-image-shows-potpourri-volcanic-features-iceland-2919593

NASA Earth Observatory's image for the day is a "volcanic potpourri" that highlights various volcanic features.

News Iceland: Iceland recalls vegan ‘No Cheese’ pizzas, pasties and macaroni because they may contain milk

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Iceland recalls vegan ‘No Cheese’ pizzas, pasties and macaroni because they may contain milk
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/10869869/iceland-recall-vegan-no-cheese-pizzas-pasties-macaroni-contain-milk/

ICELAND shoppers should check if they've got pizzas, pasta and pasties sold as part of the supermarket's 'No Cheese' range as six items have been recalled. The recall comes after the frozen food ...

News Iceland: Iceland didn't hunt any whales this year – and public appetite for whale meat is fading

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Iceland didn't hunt any whales this year – and public appetite for whale meat is fading
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/iceland-didnt-hunt-whales-public-134932297.html

One of the most important global conservation events of the past year was something that didn’t happen. For the first time since 2002, Iceland – one of just three countries that still allow commercial whaling – didn’t hunt any whales, even though its government had approved whaling permits in early 2019

News Iceland: Iceland didn’t hunt any whales in 2019 – and public appetite for whale meat is fading

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Iceland didn’t hunt any whales in 2019 – and public appetite for whale meat is fading
News source: http://theconversation.com/iceland-didnt-hunt-any-whales-in-2019-and-public-appetite-for-whale-meat-is-fading-127504

One of the most important global conservation events of the past year was something that didn’t happen. For the first time since 2002, Iceland – one of just three countries that still allow commercial ...

News Iceland: Arctic seal rescued after long journey to Iceland

Published on: Tuesday 21 January 2020
Arctic seal rescued after long journey to Iceland
News source: https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2020/01/21/Arctic-seal-rescued-after-long-journey-to-Iceland/4531579643913/

Jan. 21 (UPI) --Police in Iceland responded to an unusual call when an Arctic seal wandered far away from home and ended up in a harbor. The Southern Peninsula Region Police said in a Facebook post ...

News Iceland: Crews rescue 39 tourists trapped for hours on Iceland glacier

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Crews rescue 39 tourists trapped for hours on Iceland glacier
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/01/09/Crews-rescue-39-tourists-trapped-for-hours-on-Iceland-glacier/8851578592595/

Jan. 9 (UPI) --Iceland search crews have rescued more than three dozen snowmobiling tourists from a large glacier, after they became trapped during a snowstorm, authorities said. Thirty-nine in the ...

News Iceland: 39 tourists who were trapped on Iceland glacier rescued

Published on: Friday 10 January 2020
39 tourists who were trapped on Iceland glacier rescued
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/39-tourists-trapped-iceland-glacier-rescued/story?id=68195363

Thirty-nine tourists had to be rescued after they were trapped on an Iceland glacier amid a blizzard, according to a tour company. Among those rescued were three Americans at the Langjökull glacier, ...

News Iceland: Kelly Brook prepared to propose in Iceland

Published on: Monday 06 January 2020
Kelly Brook prepared to propose in Iceland
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/people/kelly-brook-prepared-to-propose-in-iceland/article_c44478b3-19a5-548c-be18-f201575c9f34.html

Kelly Brook would love to propose to boyfriend Jeremy Parisi on Diamond Beach in Iceland. The 40-year-old model - who has been dating the hunk since 2015 - admitted she would have no problem with ...

News Iceland: Iceland glacier tourists rescued from blizzard

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Iceland glacier tourists rescued from blizzard
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-51049976/iceland-glacier-tourists-rescued-from-blizzard

Thirty-nine tourists got stuck for hours in a blizzard at an Icelandic glacier, but are now safe. Rescuers battled through darkness and howling wind to reach them at Langjokull. Some tourists said the ...