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# iceland - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began
# Uh Oh
# Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

Aug 26th 2014, 2:15 PM 19,172 Views 16 Comments

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# iceland - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert
# No-Fly Zone
# No-Fly Zone

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

Aug 24th 2014, 12:02 PM 14,680 Views 9 Comments

Iceland’s Meteorological Office said there is no sign of an eruption.

# iceland - Saturday 23 August, 2014

How Irish scientists are keeping the government up to date on that Icelandic volcano
# Thar She Blows
# Thar She Blows

How Irish scientists are keeping the government up to date on that Icelandic volcano

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:15 AM 13,353 Views 5 Comments

Remember Eyjafjallajokull? Everyone’s trying to make sure that that doesn’t happen all over again…

# iceland - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

Aug 20th 2014, 1:20 PM 27,826 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Aviation Authority has told TheJournal.ie it is ‘closely monitoring’ the situation.

# iceland - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level
# Volcano
# Volcano

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level

Aug 19th 2014, 8:52 AM 28,507 Views 38 Comments

Volcano at Barðarbunga is registering ‘intense earthquake swarm’ activity but there are no signs of magma coming to the surface.

# iceland - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

The Mountain from Game of Thrones can lift 71 stone in weight
# Gregor Clegane
From The Daily Edge
# Gregor Clegane

The Mountain from Game of Thrones can lift 71 stone in weight

Jun 4th 2014, 7:56 AM 9,330 Views 5 Comments

Gregor Clegane is a beast of a man.

# iceland - Thursday 6 March, 2014

VIDEO: Gareth Bale scored a magnificent solo goal against Iceland
# On Your Own
From The42
# On Your Own

VIDEO: Gareth Bale scored a magnificent solo goal against Iceland

Mar 6th 2014, 10:09 AM 5,724 Views 2 Comments

Wales’ talisman inspired a 3-1 win by scoring one and setting up the other two.

# iceland - Monday 20 January, 2014

Supermarket chain Iceland might want to reconsider this marketing slogan
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Supermarket chain Iceland might want to reconsider this marketing slogan

Jan 20th 2014, 10:30 PM 7,899 Views 2 Comments

Ah now.

# iceland - Monday 23 December, 2013

Iceland halts road project to avoid affecting elves
# Elves
From The Daily Edge
# Elves

Iceland halts road project to avoid affecting elves

Dec 23rd 2013, 11:01 AM 26,789 Views 81 Comments

‘Elf advocates’ have brought a challenge to the country’s Supreme Court.

# iceland - Monday 16 December, 2013

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas
# Fish
# Fish

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 16th 2013, 11:44 AM 3,829 Views 25 Comments

Proposals put forward by the European Commission would severely cut quotas for some of the stocks of vital importance to Irish fishing communities.

# iceland - Friday 13 December, 2013

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud
# Banking
# Banking

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud

Dec 13th 2013, 9:34 AM 6,871 Views 50 Comments

The four directors were sentenced to between three-and-a-half and five-and-a-half years in prison.

# iceland - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Iceland to write €24,000 off every household mortgage
# Land Of Frost And Fire
# Land Of Frost And Fire

Iceland to write €24,000 off every household mortgage

Dec 3rd 2013, 10:14 AM 33,534 Views 95 Comments

Despite international opposition, the Reykjavik government will press ahead with the debt relief plan.

# iceland - Friday 22 November, 2013

Croatia defender Simunic fined for pro-Nazi chants after WC qualification
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Croatia defender Simunic fined for pro-Nazi chants after WC qualification

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:42 PM 2,100 Views 8 Comments

FIFA are also investigating the incident which saw the experienced player lead fans at the final whistle of their win over Iceland.

# iceland - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Ireland fans urged to get behind 'County Iceland' ahead of historic World Cup play-off
# Ice Ice Baby
From The42
# Ice Ice Baby

Ireland fans urged to get behind 'County Iceland' ahead of historic World Cup play-off

Nov 13th 2013, 12:14 AM 8,043 Views 31 Comments

Almost 10,000 fans have got behind the tournament’s underdogs.

# iceland - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points
# Samba Boys
From The42
# Samba Boys

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Oct 16th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,529 Views 6 Comments

Hats off to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iceland and Ghana, while France are firing again..

# iceland - Sunday 15 September, 2013

The leader of Iceland's 'Kitchenware Revolution' reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests
# The Iceman Cometh
# The Iceman Cometh

The leader of Iceland's 'Kitchenware Revolution' reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests

Sep 15th 2013, 8:00 AM 13,732 Views 50 Comments

Artist and musician Hördur Torfason is the man who sparked the 2008 popular protests in Reykjavik. He’s been invited to Dublin to help plan a demonstration for this Wednesday, organised to ‘lock the Government out of the Dáil’.

# iceland - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Irish adventurers return from Arctic with stunning photos, mild sea-sickness
# North Of Disko
# North Of Disko

Irish adventurers return from Arctic with stunning photos, mild sea-sickness

Aug 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 29,453 Views 12 Comments

The eleven person team – ranging in age from their early 20s to early 60s – are back on dry land after an epic voyage to Greenland and a turbulent return sea journey that “put manners on everybody”…

# iceland - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"
# Horsemeat Scandal
# Horsemeat Scandal

Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited"

Aug 21st 2013, 8:41 AM 17,253 Views 40 Comments

The British Advertising Standards Authority said that an ad that claimed horse meat had not been found in Iceland’s burgers “denigrated” the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

# iceland - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Jul 16th 2013, 2:02 PM 6,389 Views 36 Comments

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

# iceland - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations
# Leaks
# Leaks

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:39 AM 14,274 Views 148 Comments

The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.

# iceland - Monday 17 June, 2013

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt
# Whaling
# Whaling

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt

Jun 17th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,807 Views 32 Comments

Two Icelandic whaling ships were seen on their way to whaling areas, local media said.

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice
# Iceland
# Iceland

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,384 Views 40 Comments

Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson says he will ignore the IMF’s criticism of his government’s plans to reduce household debt following the country’s economic collapse.

# iceland - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,229 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
# Plus ça Change
# Plus ça Change

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown

Apr 28th 2013, 1:21 PM 9,356 Views 79 Comments

Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.

# iceland - Thursday 18 April, 2013

New app stops you having sex with your cousin
# Bumpin'
From The Daily Edge
# Bumpin'

New app stops you having sex with your cousin

Apr 18th 2013, 2:41 PM 5,814 Views 2 Comments

It sounds an incest alarm to prevent an “awkward reunion”.

# iceland - Saturday 2 March, 2013

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,560 Views 3 Comments

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever
# Meat (ish)
# Meat (ish)

Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:35 AM 27,756 Views 69 Comments

“It was labelled as beef pie, so it should be beef pie,” says a baffled inspector.

# iceland - Monday 4 February, 2013

Got the Monday blues? This amazing video might help
# Wowsers
From The Daily Edge
# Wowsers

Got the Monday blues? This amazing video might help

Feb 4th 2013, 10:08 AM 9,182 Views 4 Comments

Or at least take your mind off things.

# iceland - Friday 1 February, 2013

Icelandic girl allowed to keep 'masculine' name after winning court case
# All In A Name
# All In A Name

Icelandic girl allowed to keep 'masculine' name after winning court case

Feb 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 19,481 Views 48 Comments

Blaer Bjarkardottir, 15, had been referred to as ‘girl’ by officials before winning her case.

# iceland - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

Jan 31st 2013, 11:09 AM 7,959 Views 31 Comments

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

# iceland - Monday 28 January, 2013

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court
# Financial Crisis
# Financial Crisis

Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court

Jan 28th 2013, 3:00 PM 9,430 Views 67 Comments

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

# iceland - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'
# Horsemeat
# Horsemeat

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'

Jan 16th 2013, 8:17 AM 9,277 Views 113 Comments

The FSAI has said there is no evidence of widespread ill practice, where horsemeat is being substituted for beef.

# iceland - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas
# Fishing
# Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 3,933 Views 37 Comments

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

# iceland - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Iceland: Voters back 'crowd-sourced constitution' in referendums
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland: Voters back 'crowd-sourced constitution' in referendums

Oct 21st 2012, 5:31 PM 6,581 Views 14 Comments

Six non-binding consultative votes have been held on whether to approve measures drafted by 25 ordinary citizens.

# iceland - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Noonan: There is no way of verifying who AIB bondholders are
# Bondholders
# Bondholders

Noonan: There is no way of verifying who AIB bondholders are

Oct 4th 2012, 5:55 PM 10,490 Views 107 Comments

Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that an attempt to verify exactly who the bondholders who received €1 billion this week are would be an “irretrievable” step towards default.

# iceland - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

Aug 16th 2012, 9:10 AM 3,683 Views 0 Comments

The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.

# iceland - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 736 Views 0 Comments

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# iceland - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Europa League previews: Testing away encounters for St Pat's and Sligo
# Air Miles
From The42
# Air Miles

Europa League previews: Testing away encounters for St Pat's and Sligo

Jul 19th 2012, 12:07 PM 630 Views 1 Comment

The Saints find themselves in Bosnia and looking to keep up a good European run while Rovers face Spartak Trnava of Slovakia.

# iceland - Friday 13 July, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday
# Early Doors
From The42
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jul 13th 2012, 9:13 AM 241 Views 0 Comments

The weekend is almost upon us.

# iceland - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents

Jul 5th 2012, 9:44 AM 368 Views 0 Comments

St Patrick’s Athletic take on IBV Vestmannaeyjar in their Europa League qualifier tonight.