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  1. Clear view of total eclipse over Svalbard islands in Arctic, clouds obscure in Faeroe IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse Friday as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway's remote archipelago of Svalbard. People shouted, cheered and applauded as Longyearbyen, the main town in Svalbard, plunged into darkness.

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  2. Solar eclipse turns bright day to dark night - VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Onlookers watch an eclipse in Longyearbyen and the Svalbard archipelago March 20, 2015. A partial eclipse was seen across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia on Friday, the first day of northern spring.

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  3. Intrepid eclipse chasers swoon over 'awesome' viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | ABS-CBN News

    Thousands of people flocked for a glimpse of the solar eclipse Friday, with the most intrepid enthusiasts swooning over spectacular sights in a frozen Arctic archipelago and aboard a plane above remote Nordic islands. A group of 50 die-hard Danish eclipse watchers paid 15,800 kroner each to watch the event miles above the Faroe Islands from a Boeing 737 chartered by a science magazine.

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  4. March 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Voice of America

    A total solar eclipse can be seen in Svalbard, Longyearbyen, Norway. A partial eclipse of varying degrees was visible, depending on weather conditions, across most of Europe, North Africa, northwest Asia and the Middle East, before finishing its show close at the North Pole.

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  5. Solar Eclipse Grips SkywatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Wall Street Journal

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  6. Week in pictures: 14-20 March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | BBC News

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud Party won a surprise victory in Israel's election. The outcome gives Mr Netanyahu a strong chance of forming a right-wing coalition government and will make him Israel's longest-serving prime minster.

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  7. Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Watersblogged

    All eyes will be on the skies Friday for a total solar eclipse expected to offer spectacular views, if only in the far northern Svalbard archipelago and Faroe Islands. A partial eclipse of varying degrees should also be visible, weather permitting, across most of Europe, northern Africa, central Asia and the Middle East.

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  8. Spectacular view of total eclipse on Norway's Svalbard islands near North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Day

    People view the total solar eclipse in Svalbard, Norway, Friday, March 20, 2015. An eclipse is darkening parts of Europe on Friday in a rare solar event that won't be repeated for more than a decade.

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  9. Arctic eclipse alert: hotels full, it's cold, polar bears prowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | HawaiiNews

    The Norwegian Arctic islands of Svalbard are discouraging last-minute visitors for a rare solar eclipse next week, warning that hotels are full, it will be freezing cold and polar bears are on the prowl. Christin Kristoffersen, mayor of Svalbard's main settlement Longyearbyen, told Reuters an expected 1,500 visitors for the eclipse, on top of about 2,500 residents, meant the usually welcoming archipelago had reached a maximum safe limit.

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  10. Polar bear warning for eclipse: Norway mayor says visitors planning ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Daily Mail

    Polar bear warning for eclipse: Norway mayor says visitors planning to witness solar event must watch out for prowling predators Officials in Norway are warning anyone planning to visit the islands of Svalbard to witness this week's solar eclipse that polar bears are on the prowl in the Arctic region. The islands are said to be the ideal location to witness Friday's phenomenon due to its location in the eclipse's path and the low pollution in the area.

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  11. Heida Reed on Poldark and eating puffinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Sunday Herald

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  12. Opinion: Iceland's pullout is a wake up callRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Deutsche Welle

    Life as an islander must be pretty good, as Iceland has now withdrawn its bid for EU accession. Christoph Hasselbach says that the reasons for this retraction should give all Europeans something to think about.

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  13. Iceland announces drop of application for EU membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The China Post

    Iceland on Thursday announced it was dropping its bid to join the European Union in line with pledges made two years ago by its then new euroskeptic government. Iceland first applied for EU membership in 2009 but Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson said in a statement that the center-right government had informed current EU president Latvia and the European Commission of its decision to annul the application.

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  14. Authorities warn against last-minute visitors for eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | ABC News

    The Norwegian Arctic islands of Svalbard are discouraging last-minute visitors for a rare solar eclipse next week, warning that hotels are full, it will be freezing cold and polar bears are on the prowl. Christin Kristoffersen, mayor of Svalbard's main settlement Longyearbyen, said an expected 1,500 visitors for the eclipse, on top of about 2,500 residents, meant the usually welcoming archipelago had reached a maximum safe limit.

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  15. Visitors hoping to view solar eclipse warned polar bears on the prowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | CNews

    OSLO The Norwegian Arctic islands of Svalbard are discouraging last-minute visitors for a rare solar eclipse next week, warning that hotels are full, it will be freezing cold and polar bears are on the prowl. Christin Kristoffersen, mayor of Svalbard's main settlement Longyearbyen, told Reuters an expected 1,500 visitors for the eclipse, on top of about 2,500 residents, meant the usually welcoming archipelago had reached a maximum safe limit.

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  16. Basketball Kids Stuck, Becoming an Annual TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Iceland Review

    In a turn of bad luck, a group of children from the Westfjords have been stuck in the same place on the same journey, on the same weekend, three years in a row. While winter driving in the rugged Westfjords region can never be assured, it must still be considered bad luck that the young squad from KFI basketball club in Isafjor ur has been stuck in Holmavik due to road conditions on their way back from the Netto championships on the Reykjanes peninsula for three years in a row.

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  17. Iceland officially drops EU membership bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | EurActiv.com

    Iceland yesterday announced it was dropping its bid to join the European Union, in line with pledges made by its Eurosceptic government after its election two years ago. Iceland first applied for EU membership in 2009.

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  18. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Business Wire

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  19. Windstar Cruises Announces 2016 Voyage CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | PRWeb

    Windstar Cruises , recently named as World's Best Small Ship Cruise Line by Conde Nast Traveler, opens their 2016 voyages for sale today. The collection features 11 new voyages and 30 new ports of call.

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  20. No Holds Barred: Nearly kicking the bucket to see the Northern LightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Jerusalem Post

    Returning from Europe, where I spoke to the Amsterdam Jewish community and participated in promoting an extraordinary new theatrical production of Anne Frank's life on the 70 anniversary of her murder, I thought I would indulge my life-long dream of seeing the Northern Lights. Iceland Air was cheaper on the return journey and charged nothing for stopping in Reykjavik.

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