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  1. World's most internet addicted countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    ... and Israeli domains. The country has also banned Voice-over-Internet Protocol services such as Skype. he Faroe Islands have been a self-governing country within the Danish Realm since 1948, according to Wikipedia. The expansion of the internet ...

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  2. Swimming: Fifth place for Lelliott in European 1500m final as he smashes personal bestRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... was in contention for a medal until he slipped back during the last third of the race. Pal Joensen of the Faroe Islands was second more than 10 seconds behind the champion, with another Italian, Gabriele Detti, third. Lelliott's fellow Brit Stephen ...

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  3. Scotland's women poised for final warm-up in PortugalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    ... when they meet Portugal in Viana do Castelo tonight. The friendly is Scotland's last before they play the Faroe Islands and Sweden next month in games which will almost certainly determine whether they or the Swedes qualify for next summer World Cup ...

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  4. Increase in Bats in IcelandRead the original story

    Tuesday | Iceland Review

    ... and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences. In the article the bats recorded from Iceland, the Faroe Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands and North Sea installations are reviewed to the end of 2012. In total 12 species have ...

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  5. More Bats Headed to IcelandRead the original story

    Tuesday | Iceland Review

    ... and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences. In the article the bats recorded from Iceland, the Faroe Islands, the Shetland Islands, the Orkney Islands and North Sea installations are reviewed to the end of 2012. In total 12 species have ...

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  6. Simpson University for seniors accepting students for September classesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... sounds, the human body, and other things at which humans have always marveled. Presented by David Pierce. The Faroe Islands: When a panel of experts chosen by the National Geographic Society was commissioned to rank the islands around the world, ...

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  7. Foreign minister visits Faroe Islands as EU sanctions endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Copenhagen Post

    The end of the sanctions means that Faroese herring fishermen can once again dock in the harbours of EU countries The foreign minister, Martin Lidegaard, is in the Faroe Islands today for the first time in his tenure to strengthen bonds with the island nation as the EU herring sanctions come to an end.

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  8. Russia's fresh food safety authority intercepts European supplies through BelarusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Russia Taday

    ... and some other EU countries. " Concerning Switzerland there are no cases of violation, the same applies to the Faroe Islands as there are few companies, and it will become immediately clear. However Kazakhstan has already transited goods which are ...

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  9. [Ticker] EU ends herring dispute Faroe IslandsRead the original story

    Monday | EUobserver

    The European Union lifted on Monday a ban on fish from the Faroe Islands after the government agreed to cap herring catches for 2014 to 40,000 tonnes.

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  10. EU farmers handed a 125 million to offset Russia sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | EurActiv.com

    ... sanctions. Together, we can withstand them The Commission today also repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013, following their unsustainable fishing of Atlanto-Scandian herring. The measures imposed at the time will now ...

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  11. EU lifts ban on herring imports from Faroe IslandsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Reuters

    The European Union lifted its year-long import ban on herring and mackerel from the Faroe Islands on Monday, ending a dispute over alleged over-fishing in the northern Atlantic.

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  12. EU Repeals Faroe Islands Fish BanRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Wall Street Journal

    The European Commission said Monday it has wiped the slate clean in its relationship with the Faroe Islands, repealing measures against the remote archipelago which had been in place for a year following unsustainable fishing practices of Atlanto-Scandian herring.

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  13. Sea Shepherd smashes the ALS Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Carolina Beaches

    ... staff from Operation GrindStop 2014, Sea Shepherd's pilot whale defense campaign currently operating in the Faroe Islands; Operation Relentless, Sea Shepherd Australia's most recent Southern Ocean whale defense campaign; and Operation Infinite ...

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  14. Herring dispute: EU lifts measures against the Faroe IslandsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | PressReleasePoint

    The Commission has today repealed the measures adopted against the Faroe Islands in August 2013 following their unsustainable fishery on Atlanto-Scandian herring.

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  15. New vessel on regular Iceland trade route welcomed to ImminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | This Is Grimsby

    ... on the route which sails between Reykjavik, Vestmannaeyjar and Grundartangi in Iceland, Torshavn in the Faroe Islands, Immingham, Hamburg and Rotterdam, adding a further 20 per cent capacity. Mike Lane, managing director of Immingham based Eimskip ...

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  16. Travel updates from Rio, Norway, Abu Dhabi and ArizonaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Financial Times

    ... the organisers then plan to run spin-off festivals in northern locations including Iceland, Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Alaska and Scotland. Abu Dhabi Not many hotels would cite excessive traffic noise as a selling point, but the five-star Yas ...

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  17. Labour Councillor volunteers with Sea Shepherd group to try to stop whale slaughter in Faroe IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    ... year hundreds of pilot whales, which are protected in British waters, are slaughtered on the beaches of the Faroe Islands as part of a "traditional" whale hunt which sees the animals driven onto beaches by flotillas of small boats, where they are ...

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  18. New Report Available: Faroe Petroleum plc (FPM) - Oil & Gas - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | PR-inside.com

    ... against 2,500 boepd last year. Faroe holds estimated 60 licenses in the West of Shetlands, offshore the Faroe Islands, the UK North Sea and Norway. The company covers Faroe Islands and UK West of Shetlands. It has made four chief discoveries, which ...

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  19. Why Ireland must go goal-crazy against FaroesRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2013 | The Irish World Newspaper

    ... four past 10-man Georgia in Dublin on Sunday, and must now do the same, if not even better, against the Faroe Islands. Hammered 6-1 by runaway group leaders Germany at the Aviva in October, Ireland have a huge amount of ground to make up in the goal ...

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  20. The worst possible spot for an art festival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | CNN

    ... spend a year on Sandhornoya before moving to destinations including Greenland, Alaska, Ireland, Scotland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland. Along a two-kilometer beach strip, colossal fish racks mirroring the region's age-old trading culture will ...

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