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  1. UK needs an ambassador for the Arctic, says reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RedOrbit

    ... the Arctic region includes the northern territories of the eight nations: Canada, Denmark (Greenland & The Faroe Islands), Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Russia, and USA, who are all members of the Arctic Council, along with organizations ...

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  2. March 2015 Celestial Calenda5Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chesmont Astronomical Society

    ... A total solar eclipse, the 61st of Saros 120, takes place on March 20th. Totality is visible from the Danish Faroe Islands and the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. Greatest eclipse (2 minutes and 47 seconds) occurs at 9:46:47 UT (4:46:47 a.m. ...

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  3. Why Iceland banned beerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... It had already been repealed by all the other European nations that had experimented with it (apart from the Faroe Islands) when in 1933 Icelanders voted to reverse course. But even then the ban remained in force for beer containing more than 2.25% ...

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  4. Looking Up!...Solar EclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    ... the path of totality will be to the north, along an arc passing between Scotland and Iceland, including the Faroe Islands and Svalbard, Norway. From Leek, the eclipse starts at 8.25am with the sun low down, 18 degrees above the south east horizon. ...

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  5. Cruise News: Magellan will be a more low-key addition to UK cruise fleet than BritanniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... three cruise prizes - of three nights, six nights and up to 14 nights." Magellan's maiden voyage is to the Faroe Islands in the hope that passengers will witness a total eclipse of the sun on March 20. Royal will operate a variety of itineraries ...

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  6. UK solar eclipse 2015: When is it, what time will it start and where can I see it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    ... prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies On 20 March, at 9.41 in the morning, the Faroe Islands will be plunged into darkness. No - the islanders won't be suffering a power-cut, but experiencing a total eclipse of the ...

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  7. Eimskip announces 2014 financial resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | GlobeNewswire

    ... grew by 7.9% from 2013. There was considerable growth in transported volume to and from Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Volumes in the company's reefer forwarding services rose by 11.0% from 2013, mainly due to Intra Asia business, new commodities, ...

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  8. Solar eclipse will bring darkness to Devon next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | This Is North Devon

    Head of the HM Nautical Almanac Office, Dr Steve Bell, said: "The path of totality lies well to the northwest of the UK making landfall over the Faroe Islands and Svalbard as totality moves towards the North Pole. The UK will see this eclipse as a deep partial eclipse.

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  9. China's Xi Jinping loves football so much he's put it on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Independent

    ... a few spots behind the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda (population 90,000), and just ahead of the Faroe Islands (population 49,500). In the past three decades, the men's team has made it into the World Cup tournament only once (in 2002, ...

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  10. UK Solar Eclipse 2015: Birmingham will be plunged into darkness in rare cosmic eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | IcWolverhampton

    ... eclipse - with 100 per cent of sunlight vanishing for two and a half minutes - will be visible only from the Faroe Islands and northern Scandinavia. The rest of the UK will vary from 84 per cent coverage of the sun in London to 94 per cent in ...

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  11. Solar eclipse: How and where to watch itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... those who are willing to travel further afield there is an eclipse cruise from Newcastle in travelling to the Faroe Islands in time to witness the eclipse. The simplest and cheapest way is to make a very easy pinhole camera by poking a hole in a ...

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  12. Solar eclipse: darkness to fall on BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The First Post

    ... Scotland will be shaded from 94 per cent of its light, The Independent says. Northern Scandinavia and the Faroe Islands will experience a total solar eclipse. Never look directly at the sun during an eclipse, or you will risk serious eye damage. ...

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  13. Somerset braced for spectacular solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    ... darkness. However, the eclipse in Somerset will only be partial, with sky watchers having to travel to the Faroe Islands to see a full eclipse. The eclipse will begin in the UK at 8.45am with the maximum eclipse, when the moon is nearest the middle ...

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  14. Solar eclipse in March will see skies over Devon darkenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | This is The West Country

    A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, totally or partly obscuring the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness, however the eclipse in Devon will only be partial, with skywatchers having to travel to the Faroe Islands to see a full eclipse.

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  15. There is a genuine reason to fear this year's solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Metro UK News

    ... Office told MailOnline: 'The path of totality lies well to the northwest of the UK making landfall over the Faroe Islands and Svalbard as totality moves towards the North Pole. 'The place that sees the deepest partial eclipse of the sun in the UK is ...

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  16. Next UK solar eclipse: when is it, how do I watch it - and everything else there is to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Independent

    ... peak at 9.31am before finishing at 10.41am. The eclipse will be total - covering the sun entirely - in the Faroe Islands and Norwegian island Svalbard. Those will be the only populated places on Earth where it can be seen in its full darkness. But ...

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  17. Solar eclipse in March to see daytime skies in Cornwall darkenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Falmouth Packet

    ... into darkness, however the eclipse in Cornwall will only be partial, with skywatchers having to travel to the Faroe Islands to see a full eclipse.

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  18. Victory against Finland vital' admits Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill ahead of Euro testRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Fermanagh Today

    ... start to their qualifying campaign, claiming nine points from four opening fixtures. Wins against Hungary, the Faroe Islands and Greece were followed by November's 2-0 defeat to Group F favourites Romania in Bucharest. With a top two finish ...

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  19. Solar eclipse to block out 94% of sun in UKRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Metro UK News

    Next month large parts of the UK will be plunged into near darkness in the middle of the day during a solar eclipse. The sun's shadow will fall between on the sea between North West Scotland and Iceland and totality will be visible in the Faroe Islands for two minutes and two seconds.

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  20. Coleman: We're Ready For Artificial PitchRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Everton FC

    ... that used to playing on those types of surfaces, but I've played a game for Republic of Ireland against the Faroe Islands in the last qualifying campaign. It is different - but once we get going, hopefully everyone can settle into it and we can get ...

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