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16 hrs ago | Iceland Review

The consequences of off-road driving in South Iceland.

A tourist requested assistance from the police at Hvolsvollur on Thursday when he drove off-road and got stuck in the mud. He caused considerable damage to the soft moss-covered ground, leaving deep tire marks.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Independent

Have you heard the one about Jon Gnarr, the comedian who saved...

He was an uneducated, anarchic comedian fed up with politicians. So he took them on.

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Iceland Review

'Reykjavik Loves' New Slogan for Iceland's Capital

Reykjavik has a new slogan as a travel destination: 'Reykjavik Loves.' This is the result of a marketing competition held by the Association of Local Authorities in the Capital Region .

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Flat Hat

The pilgrimage to Scotland

The pilgrimage to a new home in a different country is reminiscent of that first drive to Williamsburg on an all-too-hot August day. In my case, that first trip to Williamsburg was a three hour drive with my parents - while my trip to St. Andrews was a five-hour flight to Reykjavik, a six-hour tour of Iceland from a traveling candy salesman, a two-hour flight to London, four days in London, and a five-hour train ride to Leuchars, where I then took a bus to St. Andrew's.

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Mail on Sunday

Stunning pictures of Bardarbunga erupting days after airlines were...

No wonder the airlines were worried: Stunning pictures of Bardarbunga erupting days after airlines were banned from flying above it Craters spit out lava as molten rock flows into a river in the stunning images taken over the Holuhraun lava fields Dramatic images of the volcano Bardarbunga violently spewing lava and molton ash have emerged - suggesting that Iceland was quite right to ban all flights over the area. Craters spit out lava as molten rock flows into a river in the stunning images taken over the Holuhraun lava fields in the Icelandic highlands.

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Jaunted

Myvatn: One Airline Will Totally Fly You Right Over Iceland's Erupting Volcano

While commercial air traffic has been giving Iceland a wide berth over the past week or two, a few Icelandic airlines are eager to capitalize on the action. For a start, an Icelandair pilot opted for a scenic routing and extra circle over the volcano, which provided passengers with a good view of the most active zone.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Iceland Review

Most Flights from Iceland Destined for Copenhagen

In August, Iceland was connected to 51 foreign cities thorough flights departing from Keflavik International Airport. As usual, most passengers travel from Iceland to and from Copenhagen and London.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Review: 'Land Ho!'

As long as this planet provides the roads, real and metaphoric, and the pals, the road-trip buddy movie may well outlive the movies themselves. "Land Ho!" is a disarming addition to the tradition, giving a well-worn genre a few new wrinkles.

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Russia Taday

Stunning Icelandic lava flows illuminate desolate landscape

Lava fountains are pictured at the site of a fissure eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano September 2, 2014.

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PR-inside.com

British-Icelandic Chamber of Commerce: Press and Investor Seminar - Iceland's Bright Future

Date: Tuesday September 23rd Location: Skinners' Hall, 8 1/2 Dowgate Hill London EC4R 2SP Time: Networking from 8.00-8.45, seminar from 8.45-11.30/12.00 Sign up: Here The financial crisis in 2008, the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in 2011, capital controls in 2014: Iceland has seen many challenges in recent years, but has bounced back.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Daily Mail

Bardarbunga volcano eruption spews lava 30 metres into the air in incredible photos

They say the eruption from a fissure just north of the rumbling volcano has not created any ash fall and the seismic activity decreased by almost half on Tuesday, with 300 earthquakes reported over a 12-hour period.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sky News

Large Earthquake Strikes Icelandic Volcano Site

A 5.4 magnitude tremor hits the Bardarbunga volcano a day after a red alert was issued following a smaller eruption.

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Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 08/29/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Darien News-Review

Our film critic, Susan Granger, reviews "Land Ho!"

So when a pair of curious, 60-something ex-brothers-in-law set off on a road trip, they're determined to reclaim their youthful exuberance and enthusiasm.

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Iceland Review

Ongoing Seismic Activity in Magma Dike

A map of seismic activity in Iceland during the last 48 hours. The green stars indicate events larger than 3.0. Photo: Icelandic Met Office.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Volcanoes In Iceland, Papua New Guinea, Keep Residents On Edge

Smoke billows from Mt. Tavurvur after an eruption in Kokopo, east New Britain, Papua New Guinea, on Friday.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Iceland issues red alert as Bardarbunga volcano erupts

A warning sign blocks the road to the Bardarbunga volcano in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier.

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Mashable

Code Red Aviation Alert Issued As Icelandic Volcano Begins Erupting

The Bardabunga volcano in Iceland, which has been the subject of heightened scrutiny and international alarm in recent days, began erupting on Thursday night.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

BBC News

Iceland eruption triggers red alert

The Icelandic Met Office has raised its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcanoEarthquakes rock Iceland...

Met office staff confer as computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on August 23, 2014.

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