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News Iceland Höfn: Iceland’s Christmas 2019 menu is here and it includes a pie filled with a turkey roast dinner

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
Iceland’s Christmas 2019 menu is here and it includes a pie filled with a turkey roast dinner
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/10065511/iceland-christmas-2019-pie-turkey/

ICELAND is already getting in the Christmas spirit and we've had a sneak peak of what customers can expect. The Sun has rounded up our favourite festive finds, including an individual pie stuffed with ...

News Iceland Höfn: Iceland's first lady speaks out about her 'incredibly weird job': 'I am not my husband's handbag'

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Iceland's first lady speaks out about her 'incredibly weird job': 'I am not my husband's handbag'
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/icelands-first-lady-speaks-out-about-her-incredibly-weird-job-103439861.html

Eliza Reid penned an opinion piece for The New York Times, in which she got real about the undefined role of first lady that she acquired when her husband, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, was elected as Iceland’s president in 2016.

News Iceland Höfn: How Iceland's Tourism Bubble Deflated

Published on: Thursday 03 October 2019
How Iceland's Tourism Bubble Deflated
News source: https://www.npr.org/2019/10/03/766992410/how-icelands-tourism-bubble-deflated

In the second episode of our two-part series on Iceland, we explore how the unlikely combination of a volcano, a budget airline, and social media led to a tourism boom that helped the country recover ...

News Iceland Höfn: Peaceful Iceland amazed by weapons for VP Pence's security

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Peaceful Iceland amazed by weapons for VP Pence's security
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/world/peaceful-iceland-amazed-weapons-for-pence-security/HxuUvKXgA5mj0cZwB1GnVO/

Air Force Two, military jets and armed personnel have arrived in Iceland with armed personnel as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits the nation consistently ranked the most peaceful in the world.

News Iceland Höfn: Iceland's PM Will Meet With Pence on Wednesday: Government

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Iceland's PM Will Meet With Pence on Wednesday: Government
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/09/03/world/europe/03reuters-usa-arctic-iceland.html

(Reuters) - Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir will meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday, her government said, despite earlier reports that she would miss the visit.

News Iceland Höfn: Peaceful Iceland amazed at weapons in Pence security detail

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Peaceful Iceland amazed at weapons in Pence security detail
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/peaceful-iceland-amazed-by-weapons-for-vp-pences-security/2019/09/04/4d4b251c-cf43-11e9-a620-0a91656d7db6_story.html

KEFLAVIK AIRPORT, Iceland — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s arrival in Iceland with military jets and armed personnel set eyes popping Wednesday in a nation consistently ranked as the world’s most ...

News Iceland Höfn: Scientists honor Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with plaque, eulogy

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Scientists honor Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with plaque, eulogy
News source: https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/454069-scientists-honor-icelands-first-glacier-lost-to-climate-change-with

Scientists are memorializing Iceland's first glacier lost to climate change with a plaque and eulogy that will be unveiled in August. Rice University recently announced researchers will join the ...

News Iceland Höfn: Mystery as 50 dead whales found washed up on remote beach in Iceland

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Mystery as 50 dead whales found washed up on remote beach in Iceland
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9552039/dead-whales-found-remote-beach-iceland/

THESE heartbreaking images show the moment 50 dead whales were found washed up on a beach in Iceland. The majestic pilot whales were spotted on the shore at Longufjorur, on Thursday, by a plane flying ...

News Iceland Höfn: Duterte 'Seriously Considering' Cutting Ties With Iceland

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Duterte 'Seriously Considering' Cutting Ties With Iceland
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/07/15/world/asia/ap-as-philippines-iceland-drug-killings.html

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is "seriously considering" cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution that asked the U.N.'s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of suspects under his anti-drug crackdown.

News Iceland Höfn: Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Iceland’s lava field is a must-see, mossy wonderland with a dark past
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/media/cinematic/video/1764612001/icelands-lava-field-is-a-must-see-mossy-wonderland-with-a-dark-past/

The picturesque Eldhraun Lava Field in Iceland is home to one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions and biggest lava flow in the world. Buzz60 ...

News Iceland Höfn: 'China’s ready to talk,' says country's former ambassador to Iceland

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
'China’s ready to talk,' says country's former ambassador to Iceland
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/2019/07/18/chinas-ready-to-talk-says-countrys-forme?videoId=576279427

'Trade war serves nobody's interest,' says Se Gu, China's former ambassador to Iceland and former president of China Institute of International Studies, a think-tank affiliated to China's Foreign Ministry. Rough Cut (no...}

News Iceland Höfn: Iceland’s Radical Plan to Slow Climate Change

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/green-tech/a27410266/iceland-fighting-climate-change-carbon-storage/

Under the Paris Agreement, almost every nation on Earth has pledged to limit the rise in global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, above pre-industrial levels by the year 2100. ...

News Iceland Höfn: Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://phys.org/news/2019-05-iceland-carbon-dioxide-cleaner-air.html

In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity, cleaning the air of harmful emissions that cause global warming.