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News Iceland: Iceland Students See Chilling Reality Of Melting Glacier

Published on: Saturday 09 November 2019
Iceland Students See Chilling Reality Of Melting Glacier
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/iceland-students-see-chilling-reality-melting-glacier-2863153

"When (the first students) started here, you couldn't see any water. So it (the glacier) was very big at first," says Lilja. Glaciers cover about 11 percent of Iceland's surface, including Vatnajokull ...

News Iceland: Torfaera, Iceland's Off-road Mania

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Torfaera, Iceland's Off-road Mania
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/torfaera-icelands-road-mania-2864601

The first official championship was held in 1965 in the Mosfellsdal Valley, near the capital Reykjavik. Formula Offroad has since spread outside Iceland, particularly to other Nordic states, but it ...

News Iceland: I flew in Delta's extra-legroom seats to Iceland, and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch

Published on: Monday 14 October 2019
I flew in Delta's extra-legroom seats to Iceland, and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/delta-comfort-plus-flight-review-extra-legroom-iceland-2019-10

With Wow Air's collapse, there are still plenty of cheap flights to Iceland. Here's what it was like to fly there with Delta in an extra-legroom seat.

News Iceland: 5 Adventures: From Whale Watching to Horseback Riding in North Iceland

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
5 Adventures: From Whale Watching to Horseback Riding in North Iceland
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/adriennejordan/2019/10/11/5-must-do-adventures-in-north-iceland/

Just beep and the sheep will move out the way! If you find yourself in one of the most-adventure filled regions of Iceland: the north (yes, there are plenty of sheep that dot the countryside and ...

News Iceland: France Beat Iceland 1-0 in 2020 Euro Qualifier Behind Olivier Giroud Penalty

Published on: Friday 11 October 2019
France Beat Iceland 1-0 in 2020 Euro Qualifier Behind Olivier Giroud Penalty
News source: https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2857670-france-beat-iceland-1-0-in-2020-euro-qualifier-behind-olivier-giroud-penalty

Olivier Giroud's second-half penalty gave France a 1-0 win over Iceland in 2020 UEFA European Championship qualifying on Friday at Laugardalsvollur in Reykjavik. The reigning men's world champions ...

News Iceland: I flew Delta's extra legroom seats to Iceland and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch

Published on: Sunday 13 October 2019
I flew Delta's extra legroom seats to Iceland and the flight was fine, but the extra space comes with a catch
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/delta-comfort-plus-flight-review-extra-legroom-iceland-2019-10

With Wow Air's collapse, there are still plenty of cheap flights to Iceland. Here's what it was like to fly there with Delta in an extra legroom seat.

News Iceland: Iceland launches No Porkies vegan sausage rolls and they're cheaper than Greggs

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Iceland launches No Porkies vegan sausage rolls and they're cheaper than Greggs
News source: https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/iceland-frozen-vegan-sausage-rolls-17014190

Last year vegan sausage roll mania hit the UK thanks to a certain high street bakery, well now it's the turn of a UK supermarket to throw their hat into the ring with their own version. Greggs sparked ...

News Iceland: Driver held onto mobile phone as man tried to grab handset in Iceland car park

Published on: Tuesday 01 October 2019
Driver held onto mobile phone as man tried to grab handset in Iceland car park
News source: https://www.nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/driver-held-onto-mobile-phone-3380998

A recovering drug addict has been given a community order after he tried to grab a driver's mobile phone. The victim had been texting his girlfriend for 25 minutes in his car when Luke Parker and ...

News Iceland: Ripple Expands Into Iceland With Acquisition of Crypto Trading Firm

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Ripple Expands Into Iceland With Acquisition of Crypto Trading Firm
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ripple-expands-iceland-acquisition-crypto-080002759.html

Ripple is expanding its engineering team and moving into a new geography with the acquisition of Iceland-based crypto trading firm Algrim. The Algrim team will add six engineers to Ripple’s ...

News Iceland: Volcanic smash: meet Ari Eldjárn, Iceland's hottest comic

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Volcanic smash: meet Ari Eldjárn, Iceland's hottest comic
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2019/sep/30/reykjavik-standup-ari-eldjarn-icelander-comedy-london

‘I do a bit and then introduce a piece by Mozart – and it works!’ … Ari Eldjárn. Photograph: Hordur Sveinsson This winter, comedian Ari Eldjárn will play to thousands of people in his home town of ...

News Iceland: U.S. company recalls caviar from Iceland because of botulism risk

Published on: Sunday 22 September 2019
U.S. company recalls caviar from Iceland because of botulism risk
News source: https://www.foodsafetynews.com/2019/09/u-s-company-recalls-caviar-from-iceland-because-of-botulism-risk/

Roland Foods LLC is recalling lumpfish caviar from Iceland because testing showed improper processing, which could mean it is contaminated with the bacteria that causes botulism poisoning. The New ...

News Iceland: First picture of tragic Amaan Momand fatally injured in attack outside Iceland store at Maypole

Published on: Monday 23 September 2019
First picture of tragic Amaan Momand fatally injured in attack outside Iceland store at Maypole
News source: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/first-picture-tragic-amaan-momand-16970664

Police named the 23-year-old victim as a 17-year-old from Yardley is set to appear in court accused of his murder in Alcester Road South on Thursday last week This is the first picture of a man ...

News Iceland: Iceland — Yes, Iceland — Is the Best Place in the World For Retirement

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
Iceland — Yes, Iceland — Is the Best Place in the World For Retirement
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/iceland-yes-iceland-best-place-153104626.html

Step aside, Sunshine State — the best place to retire is chilly year-round and has about 19 hours of darkness each day in winter, according to a study released on Thursday. Iceland ranked first ...

News Iceland: How to save a glacier: Iceland's scientists offer hope with carbon capture technology

Published on: Wednesday 18 September 2019
How to save a glacier: Iceland's scientists offer hope with carbon capture technology
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/how-save-glacier-iceland-s-scientists-offer-hope-carbon-capture-n1052281

SÓLHEIMAJÖKULL GLACIER, Iceland — To first-time visitors, it is a picturesque sight: a large lagoon dotted with kayakers and framed by lush green hills and an imposing, snake-like glacier. But to ...

News Iceland: Vikings probably hunted Iceland's walruses to extinction for ivory

Published on: Monday 16 September 2019
Vikings probably hunted Iceland's walruses to extinction for ivory
News source: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2216471-vikings-probably-hunted-icelands-walruses-to-extinction-for-ivory/

Iceland was once home to a unique subspecies of walrus, but the animals had vanished by the mid-14th century, just 500 years after the arrival of Norse settlers. The discovery suggests hunters were ...

News Iceland: House Hunting in … Iceland

Published on: Wednesday 18 September 2019
House Hunting in … Iceland
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/18/realestate/house-hunting-in-iceland.html

This three-story farmhouse is outside Reykholt, a small village in the Haukadalur geothermal valley of southwest Iceland, about 70 miles east of Reykjavik. Built in 1958 to house two families, the ...

News Iceland: Iceland's 'missing' tourist becomes the butt of international joke

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
Iceland's 'missing' tourist becomes the butt of international joke
News source: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=12268039

The internet is in hysterics over the story of a tourist who joined a search party to find a missing member of a tour group — without realising she was the missing tourist they were looking for. A ...

News Iceland: Backed By Ballarin, Iceland’s WOW Air Will Fly Again

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
Backed By Ballarin, Iceland’s WOW Air Will Fly Again
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidnikel/2019/09/14/backed-by-ballarin-icelands-wow-air-will-fly-again/

When Iceland’s budget carrier WOW Air went bankrupt in March this year, few expected the carrier to be back in the skies within the year. But following the purchase of the airline’s assets by Michele ...