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1 hr ago | The American Conservative

Icelandic Heavy Metal Grief

Moon upon moon ago, the editors at Le Monde, that bible for Paris's hard Left, once ran a movie critique under the disconsolate headline "Why the Filipino cinema isn't very interesting."

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7 hrs ago | Iceland Review

Half of Iceland's 30 Highest Earners Live in Reykjavik

Of the 30 individuals to have paid the highest tax in Iceland this year, 15 are registered as living in Reykjavik while nine live in neighboring towns: four in Kopavogur, three in Gar abaer and two in Hafnarfjor ur, mbl.is reports.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Iceland Review

Polar Bear Pelt Stolen from Reykjav k Store

A polar bear pelt worth ISK 1.2 million was stolen from the store The Viking on Laugavegur shopping street in downtown ReykjavA k last weekend.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers

In the dog days of summer, one of the best ways to escape the heat is by reading books set in colder climes.

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Iceland Review

Unusually Vibrant Birdlife in Reykjav k

Birdlife in and around ReykjavA k has been unusually vibrant recently. The reason for this is the shoals of sand eels currently in SkerjafjA rA ur.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Nunavut deep sea port seen as important to Arctic

Nunavut, Iqaluit, a territorial capital in a G7 nation, is an Arctic boomtown perched on the northern shores of Frobisher Bay - but the Nunavut town's waterfront has scarcely changed since English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the inlet in 1576.

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Truthdig

Svalbard's Reindeer Thrive as Climate Warms

There will be winners as well as losers as climate change intensifies, and scientists say they have just found one species that is prospering already.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Iceland Review

No Comment from President over Completing Term

President of Iceland A'lafur Ragnar GrA msson refuses to comment on whether or not he will complete his term or step down, as he had suggested he might during the election campaign in 2012 if the political situation in Iceland became stable.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Nunavut deep sea port seen as important to Arctic

Nunavut, Iqaluit, a territorial capital in a G7 nation, is an Arctic boomtown perched on the northern shores of Frobisher Bay - but the Nunavut town's waterfront has scarcely changed since English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the inlet in 1576.

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GlobeNewswire

Iceland Outlook Revised To Positive On Strong Growth And Improving...

On July 18, 2014, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook on the Republic of Iceland to positive from stable.

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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

From butcher's boy to leading retailer, a campaigner has been awarded an honorary degree.

Bill Grimsey, who grew up in Radlett and apart from times when he was working abroad has lived there all his life, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of West England.

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UTV

Iceland link 'could boost NI tourism'

Twice weekly EasyJet flights from Belfast International to Reykjavik not only offers holidaymakers here another getaway location but will offer Icelanders a chance to shop in Northern Ireland.

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Iceland Review

Budget Airlines Express Interest in Akureyri

Budget airlines Norwegian and Easy Jet are looking into the possibility of international flights to Akureyri, North Iceland.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WebWire

Self drive tours: best way to see Iceland's greatest sights

Self drive tours in Iceland are the greatest way to explore the country's most loved sights and landmarks.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iceland Review

Sunshine in North and East Iceland, Not Reykjav k

The sun will be shining in North and East Iceland, while Iceland's capital region will not see proper sunshine, apart from a few hours here and there, until July 25, according to the long-term forecast on the website of the Norwegian Meteorological Institution, yr.no .

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Switched

The Fight To Protect Whales Against The Navy's Noise Pollution

The author of a new book that criticizes the U.S Navy's excessive use of active sonar in the ocean spoke with HuffPost Live about how the noise pollution is harming whales.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Nunatsiaq News

En route to the Maud, Norwegian crew expects to reach Nunavut soon

The Maud Returns Home barge, named Jensen after Maud shipbuilder Christian Jensen, floats past an iceberg off the coast of Greenland.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Brandon Sun

Calls grow louder for deep-sea port in Iqaluit as it becomes Arctic boom town

Iqaluit, a territorial capital in a G7 nation, is an Arctic boomtown perched on the northern shores of Frobisher Bay - but the Nunavut town's waterfront has scarcely changed since English explorer Martin Frobisher sailed into the inlet in 1576.

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WXPN-FM Philadelphia

Iceland export: download Mafama's electro flavored indie pop song, "Chaingang"

This week is Sense of Place: Iceland week on World Cafe with David Dye. Recently the Cafe traveled to ReykjavA k for sessions with several bands including Of Monsters and Men, Sin Fang, A'lafur Arnalds, and others.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Nova expands Icelandic LTE footprint

Nova, Iceland's second largest cellco in terms of subscribers, has announced that it has expanded the coverage of its Long Term Evolution network - which offers maximum theoretical download speeds of 100Mbps - to Vestmannaeyjum, an archipelago situated off the south coast of Iceland, and Isafjordur, the largest community within the Skutulsfjordur ... (more)

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