Iceland Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Bjork's ex sues Icelandic singer over custody of daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Newsday

    ... Reykjavik and New York. Barney filed the custody suit in Brooklyn. Court documents say Isadora spends the fall in Iceland and in the spring lives in New York, where she attends St. Ann's School in Brooklyn Heights. Barney, who lives in the borough's ...

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  2. Human Penises Are Actually Pretty Big. Here's WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Switched

    ... Here's the preserved, dried tip of a blue whale penis on display at the Icelandic Phallological Museum in Reykjavik, Iceland. Echidnas are not only extraordinary for being among the last surviving monotremes (a branch of mammals that lay eggs), but ...

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  3. Bjork's ex Matthew Barney sues the Icelandic singer for wanting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... a greater amount of time with the child.' Isadora spends the autumn semester in her mother's native Reykjavik, Iceland and attends St. Ann's School in Brooklyn Heights in spring. She has a personal tutor who accompanies her in both Europe and the ...

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  4. Bjork's cheating ex Matthew Barney sues the Icelandic singer for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... that she wants.' Together time: Isadora, nicknamed Doa, spends autumn semester in her mother's native Reykjavik, Iceland and attends St. Ann's School in Brooklyn Heights to be with her father in spring He added: 'As such, the needs and desires of ...

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  5. Iceland: "but people ask why can't I pay my mortgage? Why is my salary not going up?"Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Slugger O'Toole

    Whilst everyone else is focused on the tribulations of Greece, I would heartily recommend that if you don't read anything else today, read this Reykjavik Letter from Peter Geoghegan in today's Irish Times: visions of Iceland as a Nordic Nirvana - burnt bondholders, jailed bankers, a crowd-sourced constitution - often clash with reality here. The Icelandic economy has recovered since the kreppa , the 2008 banking meltdown.

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  6. INSIGHT-Iceland prepares to come in from the financial coldRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Reuters

    The North Atlantic nation, whose spectacular 2008 meltdown came to symbolise the greed and mismanagement of the global financial system, is expected to begin unwinding the bankruptcies of its three main banks and lifting controls on the movement of capital in and out of the island within months. For Iceland, these moves will signal rehabilitation and a return to the international financial community after the collapse of a banking system which at one time held assets worth a staggering ten times the nation's gross domestic product.

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  7. News of the WeirdRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Art Voice

    ... is often gridlocked by recalcitrant ideologues, but at least administrators are not constrained by elves, as in Iceland. After seven years of controversy, the country's Road Administration recently approved a new pathway near Reykjavik that had been ...

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  8. Foreign Workers Needed for Tourism IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Iceland Review

    Thousands of jobs in the growing tourism industry in Iceland will need to be filled by foreign workers, according to Edward H. Huijbens, professor at the University of Akureyri and director of the Icelandic Tourism Research Centre. "It is clear to me that if visitors continue to increase as forecasts suggest, which all predictions indicate, it will be necessary to bring in a considerable amount of workers to meet the demand," he said.

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  9. Wow Air Targets Boston Logan as Low-Fare Europe Service Ramps UpRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | TheStreet.com

    ... previously sent you to complete registration. NEW YORK ( TheStreet ) -- Icelandic low-fare carrier Wow Air has begun Iceland-Boston Logan flights, an early entry in what seems likely to be an increase in ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic service. ...

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  10. Iceland Hot and Cold: Travelling in a tourist-friendly country shaped by fire and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | CTV

    Reykjavik skyline: Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik, is shown in this photo taken near the city's docks on Sept. 15, 2014.

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  11. Fishing Quota Sold from Grimsey IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Iceland Review

    Gylfi Gunnarsson, a fishing operator on GrA msey, Iceland's northernmost inhabited island, will be forced to sell the 300-ton fishing quota in his possession away from the island because his company is heavily indebted and he has been unable to reach an agreement with the bank. Gylfi's quota accounts to one third of the quota held by local companies, ruv.is reports.

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  12. Icelanders boost medical research by donating their DNA to scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Iceland's citizens are among the world's most studied subjects because the island-nation's population is small and relatively homogeneous, and its national health system is a model of record-keeping. Iceland's citizens are among the world's most studied subjects because the island-nation's population is small and relatively homogeneous, and its national health system is a model of record-keeping.

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  13. Wow Air's first flight to land at Logan todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Boston.com

    It's a big affair for the no-frills carrier. Iceland's ambassador to the United States and the US ambassador to Iceland will be greeting passengers, and the company's chief executive, Skli Mogensen, will be there.

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  14. National Children's Advocacy Center in Huntsville having international impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... exactly what we were working on." He registered to attend that year's symposium to learn more. When he returned to Iceland, he sought to open a CAC in Reykjavik. "In the end, I got the green light from the minister to go ahead with it, with one ...

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  15. Virtually famous: FufanuRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | This Is London

    ... Singer Kaktus Einarsson is the son of Einar A-rn, who formed The Sugarcubes with BjA rk, making him rock royalty in Iceland. That connection led Iceland enthusiast Damon Albarn to prick up his ears early on - one of the band's first London gigs was ...

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  16. 100-year-old Marion credits family for her long and happy lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | York Press

    ... That year he was called up to fight in the Second World War and was stationed as a lorry driver at Reykjavik in Iceland. He was present at the base to receive the only three survivors of HMS Hood, sunk by the German battleship Bismarck in May 1941. ...

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  17. Iceland: The Northern Lights and orcas in the wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | The Independent

    ... expecting too much? Ordinarily the two don't go together, but in recent years orcas have begun appearing closer to Iceland's shores in winter, coinciding with the optimum time to see the aurora borealis. The orcas are following their prey, huge ...

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  18. Netherlands - Turkey Preview: Captain Sneijder confident despite absent starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Goal.com

    ... sure they will do their duties in the best way. This team will show that we can do this." Leaders Czech Republic and Iceland will both fancy their chances against Latvia and Kazakhstan, meaning defeat for Turkey or Netherlands would leave them with ...

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  19. Ten of the best places to travel soloRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Festival - the largest of its kind in Europe - if you're eager to make some new friends of the romantic variety. Iceland is a tranquil waterfall-strewn wonderland, with a vibrant music and arts scene in the hip capital of Reykjavik. If you're driven ...

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  20. Fully-functional bar designed by Bj rn and Oddur Roth on view at Hauser & WirthRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | Art Daily

    ... our studios.' 'Economy Bar' is emblematic of this creative process as it includes items from Dieter Roth's studio in Iceland, thus also activating the continuous re-use of materials. The bar and studio, thus, form two contrasting poles in this ...

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