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  1. State Department Opens First Virtual International Visitor Leadership Program With Icelandic Environmental OrganizationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    Starting this week, professionals representing several of Iceland's leading environmental organizations will begin the first ever virtual International Visitor Leadership Program . Meetings and interactions with U.S. counterparts will be conducted remotely via video or web-based conferencing, with complementary sessions and cultural activities taking place in Reykjavik.

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  2. British Airways expands capacity on Denver-London flightRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... direct flights from DIA to Europe - a Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt, Germany, and an Icelandair route to Reykjavik, Iceland. Nearly 2.5 million passengers have flown on British Airways to London since 1998. Kim Day , DIA's CEO, said the company is ...

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  3. Netherlands boss Hiddink gets stay of executionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The 67-year-old has come in for heavy criticism for recent Dutch performances but has been granted more time to ensure Oranje qualify for Euro 2016 The former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss took up the post for a second time in the summer, succeeding Louis van Gaal, who stood down after guiding the Dutch to a third-placed finish at the World Cup in Brazil. Results have not been as expected, however, with Oranje suffering defeats in two of their opening three Euro 2016 qualifiers, to the Czech Republic and Iceland.

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  4. Opens First Virtual International Visitor Leadership ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | State Department

    Starting this week, professionals representing several of Iceland's leading environmental organizations will begin the first ever virtual International Visitor Leadership Program . Meetings and interactions with U.S. counterparts will be conducted remotely via video or web-based conferencing, with complementary sessions and cultural activities taking place in Reykjavik.

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  5. Machine Guns were Gift from Norway, PM's Assistant SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    The 200 Heckler & Koch MP5 machine guns which, as reported this morning, will be placed in every police car in Iceland, were a gift from the Norwegian police, eyjan.is reports. Assistant to Prime Minister Sigmundur Davi Gunnlaugsson, Johannes or Skulason, revealed this on his Facebook page a short time ago.

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  6. Photos: First Real Snow in ReykjavikRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    As reported, inhabitants in Iceland's capital woke up to a white cover of snow this morning, causing slippery conditions and slow traffic.

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  7. A screenshot from a video of a truck accident on October 21, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    A truck blew off the road on the Ring Road on Hellishei i mountain pass leading from Reykjavik to Hverager i and South Iceland yesterday evening, as can be seen in the following video shot by Dieter Schweizer. Search and rescue teams were called out.

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  8. Snow Falls across Iceland, Slippery Road ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Iceland Review

    ... across Hrafnseyrarhei i and Dynjandishei i. It's still snowing in some parts of the West Fjords, West and East Iceland, ruv.is reports. Roads leading out of the capital are icy. For an update on road conditions, go to vegag.is . In Reykjavik, ...

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  9. Copenhagen named most gay-friendly place on planetRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Copenhagen Post

    ... pain). The top ten was round off by Berlin (Germany), Skiathos and Mykonos (Greece), New York City (USA), Reykjavik (Iceland) and Montevideo (Uruguay).

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  10. The Sad Little VikingRead the original story

    Monday | TrekEarth

    Just last month, we sailed across the North Atlantic stopping off in Reykjavik, Iceland, the "island of fire and ice." The Norsemen, popularly known now as the Vikings, had done the same thing a thousand years ago in their longboats.

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  11. Trekkers hoping to raise A 50k for WeldmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    WALK THIS WAY: Matt Smith with Weldmar's Icelandic trekkers who are hoping to raise over A 50,000 for Weldmar Hospice over five days of walking Picture: JOHN GURD JG15692 A GROUP of ambitious adventurers are hoping to raise over A 50,000 by trekking through Iceland for Weldmar Hospice. Fifteen people will take to the glaciers, lava craters, lagoons and forests of the Nordic country in freezing weather to raise cash for those in need.

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  12. Rau asandur beach in the West Fjords.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iceland Review

    Q: We visited Iceland once again this year for our annual holiday. I proposed to my future wife on the beautiful, deserted Rau isandur beach in August and thankfully she said yes.

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  13. Cultural Vistas to Conduct First Virtual IVLP Exchange ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PR Log

    This project will connect and foster collaboration between representatives of NGOs in Iceland and professional counterparts in the United States in an effort to address key environmental and developmental issues; and promote and support sustainable environmental practices. . This marks the first IVLP exchange conducted primarily through video and web-based conferencing and sharing in the program's long-standing history, which dates back to 1940 The three-month virtual exchange program will begin during the week of October 20 and continue through January 2015.

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  14. Sticker Story - A new app from the makers of Word Creativity KitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MacMegasite

    Reykjavik, Iceland - Gebo Kano ehf., the developer behind Word Creativity Kit, today is proud to announce the release of Sticker Story - The storybook creativity kit for kids 1.0, its new educational app developed exclusively for iPad. Full of amazing original stickers, letters and backgrounds to play with, Sticker Story is storytelling for kids.

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  15. 14 Artists to Seek out at AirwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iceland Review

    Iceland Airwaves is nearly upon us. Despite its descent further into the winter months , and the risk of a sulphurous fog overwhelming everything, excitement is building.

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  16. Getting Married in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iceland Review

    Q: We visited Iceland once again this year for our annual holiday. I proposed to my future wife on the beautiful, deserted Rau isandur beach in August and thankfully she said yes.

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  17. Icelandic Bank Targets First IPO Since $85 Billion DefaultRead the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    Six years after Iceland's banks defaulted on $85 billion in debt and brought the Atlantic island's economy to its knees, Islandsbanki hf is seeking to sell shares to international investors. The island's second-largest bank, formed from the remnants of failed Glitnir Bank hf, wants to sell shares to investors in a Scandinavian capital or London, the Reykjavik-based bank's Chief Financial Officer Jon Omarsson said in an Oct. 16 interview in Stockholm.

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  18. Icelandair will resume flights from OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | FOX23

    The airline has announced that flights between Orlando and Iceland's capital Reykjavik will resume in September 2015. Non-stop flights to Iceland will operate four days a week, with connections to more than 20 destinations in Europe.

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  19. Changes in Groundwater May Signal Large EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Iceland Review

    The results of a new study on two large earthquakes in North Iceland in 2012 and 2013 indicate that changes in the chemical composition of groundwater in areas prone to earthquakes may be used to predict large earthquakes and to improve knowledge of processes in the earth's crust that take place before such earthquakes, as stated on the website of the University of Iceland . "The results of the study show that two to six months prior to the quakes changes in the groundwater emerged, such that the proportion of local precipitation water in the geothermal water increased.

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  20. A red house with a viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | TrekEarth

    ... but not enough time to do justice to it. Should have taken two days for this section. We did not stop at Akureyri Iceland's second largest urban area. One half hour past Akureyri we stopped in Dalvik for lunch and fuel. We passed this house on the ...

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