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News on Iceland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Volcano travel impact played down

When Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in 2010, spewing ash into the atmosphere, European air space was shut down for six days UK aviation chiefs are confident air travellers will not face the severe ash cloud disruption of 2010 should Iceland's current at-risk volcano Bardarbunga erupt.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, World News, Geology, Science

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Mathias Rust and his Flight to Moscow

In 1987, at the height of the Cold War, a West German teenager flew a single-engine Cessna into the Soviet Union and landed in Red Square--and helped to change the world.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 172, Cessna Aircraft, World News, Boat Disaster, Finland, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Mashable

Iceland Evacuates Area Near Bardabunga Volcano Over Eruption Concerns

Authorities in Iceland have evacuated areas surrounding the country's largest glacier amid worries that Bardarbunga, a sub-glacial volcano there, will soon erupt.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, The Conversation, Reggae

Crofs Blogs

Iceland: Area north Of Bar arbunga volcano evacuated

I've been keeping an eye on this story while dealing with Ebola, but now it's getting serious.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel, World News

Forbes.com

Iceland Volcano Alert: Eruptions, Ash Cloud, And Travel Essentials

I'm a Helsinki-based journalist and broadcaster writing about lifestyle, arts, food, leisure and travel trends across the Nordic region for Forbes.

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Related Topix: Finland, World News, Pakistan, Finland Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Asia Travel, Pakistan Travel, Volcanic Eruption, Arctic Region, Natural Disasters

NatureNews

Icelandic volcano shakes ominously

Early in the morning of 16 August, in a remote corner of central Iceland, small earthquakes began shaking the ground beneath Europe's largest ice cap.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News

Iceland Review

Photo Contest Winner - Buildings

The jury selected six photos as finalists. The images were posted on Facebook and voting carried out by liking and sharing .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Homer Tribune

Icelandic WOOFer shares sustainable farming methods

Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Arctic Region, Homer, AK, Life, Food, Organic Food

Daily Herald

Iceland prepares for volcanic eruption as tremors persist

Iceland's Civil Protection Agency has registered hundreds of earthquakes since midnight yesterday at the site of one of its biggest volcanoes as the island braces itself for a possible eruption.

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Iceland Review

B r arbunga Iceland's 49th Eruption in 100 Years?

There have been 48 eruptions in Iceland in the last 100 years, an eruption almost every second year.

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Erie Times News

In Brief: Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Iceland Review

Man in Custody on Suspicion of Child Abuse

A man, who is in his thirties, was taken into custody by the police in Akureyri, Northeast Iceland, last week, where he will remain until August 22, on suspicion of having committed sexual violations against two eight-year-old boys.

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Newsday

10 theories on how uptalk originated

The Magazine's recent piece on uptalk - the habit of making statements sound like questions - prompted lots of you to email theories of where it started.

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Bloomberg

Iceland Tells Airlines Volcano Under Glacier May Erupt

Iceland warned airlines that there may be an eruption at one of the island's largest volcanoes located underneath Vatnajokull, Europe's biggest glacier.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News

Inter Press Service

Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?

The story of what then happens to the whales once they have been taken back to Iceland is part mystery and part an economic balancing act between the country's economic interests and its international image.

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Iceland Review

Upcoming Eruption in Iceland's Vatnaj kull?

A level of uncertainty has been declared in Bar arbunga volcano, located in the northwestern Vatnajokull glacier, Southeast Iceland, due to an increase in seismic activity in the volcano.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Arctic Region, Earthquake

This Is Grimsby

New vessel on regular Iceland trade route welcomed to Immingham

LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN: Eimskip UK Ltd managing director Mike Lane welcomes Lagarfoss captain Gudmundur Haraldsson to Immingham, after the vessel berthed for the first time at Number Seven Quay.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

YourObserver

Film Review: 'Land Ho'

"Land Ho!" is a rare gem among the less than dazzling list of summer films. It just may be the most enjoyable 95 minutes you've spent at a movie theater in ages.

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PR-inside.com

Landsvirkjun hf - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market Report

Landsvirkjun is an energy utility of the Republic of Iceland. It is a leader in the production of electricity from emission free renewable in Iceland.

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Related Topix: World News, Arctic Region, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Geothermal Power, Energy,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Iceland Review

Free Underwater Videos from Iceland Published

Twenty narrated videos shot in the ocean around Iceland by diver Erlendur Bogason in the past years will be published online shortly where people can watch them for free.

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