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  1. O'Leary may yet pull a rabbit from the hat and make cheap flights to America a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Ryanair insists it can make cheap transatlantic travel a reality, but students of aviation history will quickly point to numerous examples of other low- cost airlines which spectacularly failed to link Europe with North America. Iceland's WOW will this summer launch flights from Dublin to the US, promising one-way tickets for as little as a 149 including taxes.

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  2. Solar-Eclipse in IcelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | CNN

    These pictures have been captured with a normal Nokia Lumia 635 camera, but they look amazing. The story of a sky from 7:20 am to 9:00 am in Reykjavik Select one of the options below.

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  3. Solar eclipse 2015: EasyJet airline staff photograph solar eclipse at 37,000ft in the airRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Captured from the flight deck of EasyJet's service from Belfast to Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, the photograph was taken as the aeroplane passed over the Faroe Islands at 37,000ft.

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  4. Baltasar Kormakur to Receive CinemaCon International Filmmaker of the Year AwardRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Boxoffice

    ... to 'Everest' Kormkur is also currently in development of "Viking," a big budget action adventure inspired by Iceland's epic Sagas, "Cascade," an eco-disaster film, and an untitled production of a crime thriller based on the events that inspired the ...

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  5. Eclipse DayRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Astronomy

    Astronomy magazine frequent contributor and eclipse photographer Ben Cooper took this image of the March 20, 2015, total solar eclipse while aboard a chartered Air Berlin Boeing 737 jet 35,000 feet above the North Atlantic Ocean. // Credit: Ben Cooper/LaunchPhotography.com Well, the big day is here! Yesterday, Thursday, March 19, our group of explorers had another unusual day in the Faroe Islands, between Iceland and the edge of the United Kingdom.

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  6. Data centers in Iceland? Yes, reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Network World

    Sign up now and get free access to hundreds of Insider articles , guides, reviews, interviews, blogs, and other premium content from the best tech brands on the Internet: CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, IT World and Network World Learn more . The country's year-round cool climate and abundant supply of cheap, renewable energy make it a natural for data center siting -- or so Iceland's boosters hope.

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  7. A five-year-old forum post led to one of the most amazing moments of Fanfest historyRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Polygon

    ... on the facility. Fanfest usually takes place later in the year, but this was a rare chance for fans to fly into Iceland to discuss spaceships while watching a nearly complete eclipse of the sun. While many places of the world were able to see the ...

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  8. Iceland 'elf church' moved for roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Newsday

    A long-running dispute in Iceland about a new road blocked by a large rock some consider to be an "elf church" has finally been put to rest - by moving the offending 70-tonne mass. A large crane was used to move the outcrop in two pieces - the larger one weighing 50t - closer to similar "elf-dwellings", the Morgunbladid daily reports .

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  9. Eclipse puts Britain in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | South Wales Argus

    ... shadow path that crosses the North Atlantic and covers only two land masses, the Faroe Islands between Scotland and Iceland and the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard. A total eclipse can be an eerie and disturbing experience as day turns to night, ...

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  10. Solar Eclipse Seen Well From ReykjavikRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Iceland Review

    With mostly clear skies over the Icelandic capital this morning, people gathered together to watch the solar eclipse which reached its maximum at 09.37. People gathered at Harpa, Perlan, Hallgrimskirkja, the University of Iceland, and other places to catch a glimpse of the unusual solar event, which is the most-complete solar eclipse seen in Iceland since the mid 1950s.

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  11. Bjork, John Grant among Iceland Airwaves Fest line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - The acclaimed and much-loved Iceland Airwaves festivals returns for 2015, and have now added the likes of Bjork , John Grant and Father John Misty to the line-up, Gigwise reports. Held across numerous venues in Reykjavik throughout November, the celebration of the best of new international and Icelandic talent already featured the likes of Ariel Pink, Perfume Genius, East India Youth and loads of local acts.

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  12. No Tourist Mugged in Iceland. It was a LieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Iceland Review

    According to the Reykjavik Police there was no truth to the story of a tourist being mugged in Central Reykjavik. The man claimed that a group of five men attacked a tourist in Reykjavik city center yesterday evening, threatening him with some sort of weapon.

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  13. Toddler Daniel Breki McCollough sings Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out LoudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Toddler belts out Ed Sheeran hit and strums toy guitar in video seen 13 MILLION times... but it's the voice of his mum's boyfriend off-camera that's the real showstopper! An adorable video of a toddler singing along to an Ed Sheeran hit has gone viral after being posted online. Daniel Breki McCollough, 2, from Reykjavik, Iceland, is seen standing in front of a microphone holding a guitar and singing as his mum's boyfriend Heigar Ingi Arnason plays the song Thinking Out Loud on the acoustic guitar.

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  14. Bj rk to headline Iceland Airwaves 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | NME

    ... headliners for this year's Wilderness Festival . Last weekend, BjA rk claimed that misogyny is less of a problem in Iceland than it is in the rest of the world, praising her home country for electing a female president and prime minister recently.

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  15. Boston travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Independent

    ... (020 7660 0767; delta.com ) and British Airways (0870 850 9 850; ba.com). Lower fares are likely to be available via Iceland. Wow Air (0118 321 8384; wowair.co.uk ) starts flights from Gatwick via Reykjavik on 30 March, with a A 356 return fare for ...

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  16. Iceland drops bid for EU membershipRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... that the Icelandic government had decided not to resume accession talks with the EU. The government considered that Iceland was no longer a candidate country and requested the EU to act in accordance with this fact from now on, Sveinsson said in the ...

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

    Mar 13, 2015 | Iceland Review

    ... ik take very good care of them while they wait for the roads to be cleared. This winter has been unusually stormy in Iceland, with an average of one storm hitting the country every three days since November.

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

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  19. Iceland says final EU goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | EUobserver

    "The government of Iceland has no intentions to resume accession talks", country's foreign affair minister, Gunnar Sveinsson, wrote in a letter to enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn and Latvia's foreign affairs minister Edgars Rinkevics. By that time, 27 of the 35 legislative chapters in accession talks had been opened and 11 concluded.

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  20. Iceland No Longer EU Member CandidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Sofia News Agency

    Iceland has officially renounced its EU membership bid, according to an official statement. The country's Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson has already informed the Latvian EU Presidency and the EU Commission and has stressed "the importance of continued strong relations and cooperation between Iceland and the EU , including on the basis of the EEA Agreement."

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