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  1. What Syriza Owes IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    In 2011, three years after the start of the 2008 stock market crash, an online transcription of an Italian radio program about Iceland's 'silent revolution' caught my attention. Iceland was the first country to essentially go bankrupt in 2008, but the story was mentioned only in passing, after which this little-known Nordic European country went off the press's radar again.[tag] That's because the last thing the financial world wanted was for Iceland to become an example, as one European country after another fell victim to the banksters pranks, imperiling the Euro, with repercussions for the entire world.

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  2. Visit the Arctic town of Svalbard and experience real-life FortitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mail on Sunday

    With Arctic Norway providing the spectacular setting for the programme, tourism bosses are expecting a surge in visitors seeking out the icy perfection featured in the show. Fortitude, which stars Michael Gambon and Stanley Tucci, premiered on January 29 to great fanfare after being dubbed the 'Broadchurch of the Arctic' The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard takes centre stage in the show, with travel companies jumping on the opportunity to offer fans unique ways to explore the dramatic landscape.

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  3. McDonald's 'last burger in Iceland' now live streaming from Reykjavik hostelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Digital Trends

    As far as live streams go, it may not be the most engaging one you've ever seen. But the real-time video feed of a McDonald's hamburger and fries is a little more than just a piece of aging junk food sitting under a light.

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  4. Construction of Northern Lights Center to Begin in SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Iceland Review

    The construction of a 700-square-meter northern lights research center in Reykjadalur, North Iceland, will begin this spring, ruv.is reports. Ground was first broken at the site in spring 2014.

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  5. Greenland DH8B at Nuuk on Dec 29th 2014, runway excursionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | AVHerald

    Last Update: Thursday, Jan 29th 2015 17:58Z 16273 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to Jan 28th 2015 An Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 8-200, registration OY-GRK performing flight GL-421 from Nuuk to Paamiut with 5 passengers and 3 crew, had aborted the flight to Paamiut due to runway conditions at Paamiut and decided to return to Nuuk.

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  6. Fortitude producer: "Iceland is an amazing place. I wouldn't film Fortitude anywhere else"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Radio Times

    Sky Atlantic's Arctic-set crime drama starts tonight, with Michael Gambon, Sofie Grbl, Stanley Tucci and Christopher Eccleston, all of whom experienced filming in Iceland the dramatic setting that doubles for the unsettling Arctic world in the series. "In the first 90-minutes of Fortitude you discover that the polar bears are eating each other, they are becoming cannibalistic.

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  7. Villa Ladybird is an elegant coastal retreat clad in Siberian larch and zincRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Inhabitat

    Although coastal dwellings often boast spectacular views, they're also more vulnerable to the elements and rising sea levels. Swedish architecture firm Johan Sundberg Arkitektur skillfully mitigates those tradeoffs in the Villa Ladybird, a seasonal home that frames panoramic views of the sea in the Swedish town of Beddingestrand.

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  8. Jon Gnarr Finally Gets to Change NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Iceland Review

    Former Reykjavik Mayor Jon Gnarr says he will finally get to change his name now that he has moved to the United States, visir.is reports. As reported, Jon Gnarr has been trying to get his legal name changed from Jon Gunnar Kristinsson to Jon Gnarr, which he has gone by since he was a child.

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  9. Delta Air Lines: Iceland service will return in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | USA Today

    Delta Air Lines: Iceland service will return in May Delta will offer daily service between its hub at New York JFK and Reykjavik. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1K6bqGG Beginning May 2, Delta will offer daily service between its hub at New York JFK and Keflavik International Airport near Iceland's capital of Reykjavik.

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  10. Delta's Iceland to New York service returns for summer 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PressReleasePoint

    Delta Air Lines will once again be offering nonstop daily flights between Reykjavik's Keflavik International Airport and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport for the 2015 summer season. Starting May 2, the U.S. airline has scheduled a Boeing 757 aircraft on the route, which is operated in conjunction with Delta's joint venture partners Air France and KLM.

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  11. Huge Difference in Real Estate Prices around IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Iceland Review

    The average price of a house or apartment in Iceland is currently ISK 229,630 per sq. meter, according to a new study by Salvar AzA3r SigurA sson and reported by bb.is .

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  12. Poll: Foreigners Happy with Life in AkureyriRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Iceland Review

    The vast majority of foreigners living in Akureyri are happy with life in the North Iceland town, according to a poll conducted by the University of Akureyri. According to the survey, women from outside of Europe are particularly happy with life in Akureyri.

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  13. Ginola Iceland Backs Ginola for FIFA PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Iceland Review

    In response to French football legend David Ginola's announcement on January 16 that he intends to run for FIFA presidency against current president Sepp Blatter, Icelandic football club Ginola released a statement in Ginola's support last week, encouraging the Icelandic Football Association to back his candidacy. "FC Ginola builds its foundation on the values that David Ginola brought to the football world throughout his playing career.

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  14. Avalanche kills 1 man in remote Arctic NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newsday

    The governor of Svalbard, in a statement, says the body was found 7 kilometers south of the archipelago's main town, Longyearbyen. His identity, age and citizenship were not immediately released.

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  15. Iceland vs Germany in Reykjavik, January 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Iceland Review

    Goalkeeper BjA rgvin PA ll GAostavsson, here in a friendly against Germany, deflected 14 shots in tonight's game. Photo: PA ll StefA nsson.

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  16. Avalanche kills 1 in remote Arctic NorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Whittier Daily News

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark >> Norwegian authorities say a man has been found dead following an avalanche on the remote Arctic island of Svalbard. The governor of Svalbard, in a statement, says the body was found 7 kilometers south of the archipelago's main town, Longyearbyen.

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  17. Cast weathers cold in 'Fortitude'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Erie Times News

    The show, which involves a dark mystery and environmental research, took more than fortitude, producer Simon Donald said. "We needed to find a place where hidden things could emerge from the past and come into the present in a convincing, scientific way."

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  18. The land that time forgot - Greenland gets it first full-size pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | World Soccer

    After years of trying by the locals , Greenland is to finally get a full-size artificial pitch. Greenland is the largest island in the world and football the most popular sport.

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  19. Photo: ICC Greenland hosts executive meeting in NuukRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Nunatsiaq News

    The Inuit Circumpolar Council-Greenland hosted an executive council meeting in Nuuk from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15 so members could discuss a number of items, including the Kitigaaruit declaration, unanimously passed at the July 2014 ICC assembly in Inuvik. That declaration reaffirmed ICC's priorities on a number of issues, including environmental stewardship, Arctic shipping safety, sustainable economic development in the Arctic, food security and health and well-being.

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  20. The case of Greenland's disappearing lakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CBS News

    In April 2014, researchers flew over a site in southwest Greenland to find that a sub-glacial lake had drained away. This photo shows the crater left behind, as well as a deep crack in the ice.

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