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# iceland - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Iceland re-elects president who refused deal on failed bank
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland re-elects president who refused deal on failed bank

Jul 1st 2012, 1:55 PM 4,308 Views 9 Comments

Olafur Ragnar Grimsson to serve a record fifth term as president.

# iceland - Saturday 30 June, 2012

New mother challenges Iceland's president in election
# Iceland
# Iceland

New mother challenges Iceland's president in election

Jun 30th 2012, 5:30 PM 6,209 Views 6 Comments

The 37-year-old journalist with no political affiliation is trailing the incumbent president in the polls, but says she remains optimistic.

# iceland - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners
# Final Preparations
From The42
# Final Preparations

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

May 30th 2012, 10:57 PM 430 Views 0 Comments

Check out everything you need to know about all tonight’s international games here.

# iceland - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries
# Iceland
# Iceland

Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries

Apr 24th 2012, 2:20 PM 1,344 Views 2 Comments

Geir Haarde was found not guilty on all but one of the five charges brought against him by authorities in Iceland. He was the first world leader to go on trial over the global financial crisis.

# iceland - Monday 23 April, 2012

Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:22 PM 2,134 Views 7 Comments

Geir Haarde has been found guilty of one of the charges against him – however he will face no punishment and the state will pay his expenses in defending the case.

Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis
# Iceland
# Iceland

Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:04 AM 948 Views 5 Comments

Geir Haarde led the government when the country’s banks collapsed in October 2008.

# iceland - Monday 5 March, 2012

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis

Mar 5th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,634 Views 25 Comments

Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde faces trial today as the first world leader criminally charged over the 2008 financial crisis.

# iceland - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,446 Views 5 Comments

2011 may be remembered in future as the year we sorted out the financial crisis – or the year in which it grew beyond our control.

# iceland - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,748 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# iceland - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Icelandic parliament votes to recognise full Palestinian state
# Middle East
# Middle East

Icelandic parliament votes to recognise full Palestinian state

Nov 30th 2011, 2:58 PM 1,978 Views 34 Comments

The Icelandic parliament passes a motion recognising the state, but its foreign minister will consult with others before declaring so.

# iceland - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs

Nov 3rd 2011, 7:45 AM 2,752 Views 19 Comments

The company has committed a further investment of €3 million into the retail chain in Ireland, with the opening of several new store across the country.

# iceland - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano
# History Repeating?
# History Repeating?

Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano

Oct 27th 2011, 9:31 PM 4,090 Views 17 Comments

Seriously? Seriously?! There’s been a new cluster of minor earthquakes underneath Katla, which is bigger than Eyjafjallajokull.

# iceland - Monday 5 September, 2011

Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse

Sep 5th 2011, 3:46 PM 163 Views 6 Comments

Geir Haarde is accused of acting negligently in not moving to prevent the 2008 banking collapse in Iceland.

Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post
# Jobseeker
From The42
# Jobseeker

Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post

Sep 5th 2011, 11:05 AM 1,040 Views 13 Comments

The ex-Ipswich boss has also been replaced by his namesake Robbie at the top of a list of Ireland’s most bankable soccer stars.

# iceland - Monday 11 July, 2011

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes
# Whaling
# Whaling

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

Jul 11th 2011, 4:10 PM 246 Views 1 Comment

The International Whaling Commission has opened its 63rd annual talks with Britain proposing measures to tackle alleged internal corruption and to encourage transparency.

# iceland - Friday 8 July, 2011

Doyle’s winner sets up Kazakhstan adventure for Pat’s
# UEFA Europa League
From The42
# UEFA Europa League

Doyle’s winner sets up Kazakhstan adventure for Pat’s

Jul 8th 2011, 10:00 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: St. Pat’s progress to the Europa League Second Qualifying Round after a 2-1 aggregate victory over IBV Vestmannaeyjar.

# iceland - Thursday 30 June, 2011

St Pat's lose 1-0 in Europa League qualifier
# UEFA Europa League
From The42
# UEFA Europa League

St Pat's lose 1-0 in Europa League qualifier

Jun 30th 2011, 9:17 PM 352 Views 4 Comments

The Dublin side went down a goal when IBV Vestmannaeyjar scored in the second half.

# iceland - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'
# Default
# Default

Iceland’s finance minister: 'Ireland shouldn’t copy our formula for default'

Jun 16th 2011, 10:09 AM 886 Views 6 Comments

Ireland and Greece can’t follow the recovery mode as Iceland did, finance minister Steingrimur Sigfusson insists.

# iceland - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flight restrictions across Europe lifted as the ash cloud threat abates

May 26th 2011, 7:40 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

Passengers breathe a sigh of relief as the skies look clear for the next 36 hours at least. Ryanair, Aer Lingus and all the major carriers are operating normal schedules.

# iceland - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

German airports reopen as ash cloud dissipates

May 25th 2011, 4:01 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Air traffic has resumed over Germany after the threat from volcanic ash forced airlines to cancel flights earlier today. Meanwhile, the Irish Aviation Authority says there will be no impact on Irish airspace for at least the next 48 hours.

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Air travel relief as Grimsvotn volcano stops erupting

May 25th 2011, 12:39 PM 645 Views 0 Comments

The volcano causing air travel difficulties across Europe stopped eruptions this morning, says Iceland’s Met Office.

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair’s test flight claims disputed by experts

May 25th 2011, 8:10 AM 762 Views 0 Comments

The airline said that it safely flew a test plane through a ‘red zone’ for volcanic ash yesterday and incurred no damage – however experts have said the plane never entered a danger zone.

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

No Irish closures - for now - as Ash Cloud reaches Europe

May 25th 2011, 7:41 AM 434 Views 0 Comments

As Grimsvotn’s eruption begins to wane, airspace closures on continental Europe will still mean some cancelled flights.

# iceland - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

IAA on ash cloud: No restrictions on Irish airspace for at least next 24 hours

May 24th 2011, 10:20 PM 385 Views 0 Comments

Eurocontrol says that about 500 European flights were cancelled today as a result of the ash cloud, but disruptions to flights in UK air space are expected to have ended by tomorrow.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 24th 2011, 7:57 PM 478 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland
# Volcano
# Volcano

Irish airports remain open but ash cloud disrupts flights to Scotland

May 24th 2011, 9:30 AM 651 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair has expressed its displeasure with the disruption, believing it to be unnecessary. The IAA has said that all Irish airports remain open and added that it will update the situation later today.

# iceland - Monday 23 May, 2011

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer
# Volcano
# Volcano

Aer Lingus cancels Scottish flights as volcanic ash cloud moves closer

May 23rd 2011, 9:04 PM 706 Views 0 Comments

President Obama won’t be the only one inconvenienced by ash from the Grimsvotn volcano, however IAA says it still doesn’t expect any disruptions to air travel in Irish space in the next 24 hours.

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

EU confirms that volcanic ash cloud is heading in Ireland's direction

May 23rd 2011, 1:40 PM 2,802 Views 0 Comments

Met Éireann says it is monitoring the situation, but the IAA is not expecting any disruptions to flights in Irish air space over the next 24 hours. The EU has confirmed that the ash looks likely to enter British and Irish airspace shortly.

# iceland - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

May 22nd 2011, 7:41 PM 2,030 Views 0 Comments

All the news of the day you might have missed…

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'
# Volcanic Eruption
# Volcanic Eruption

Iceland closes main airport but ash cloud 'not heading to Europe'

May 22nd 2011, 12:22 PM 480 Views 0 Comments

Keflavik airport is fully closed with no flights taking off or landing as the ash plume covers Iceland but officials insist its not Europe-bound.

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption
# Volcanic Eruption
# Volcanic Eruption

Another Icelandic volcano erupts - but it's unlikely to cause travel disruption

May 22nd 2011, 10:02 AM 395 Views 0 Comments

History shows that previous eruptions in Grimsvotn have not had much influence on flight traffic — unlike the massive disruption caused last year by Eyjafjallajokull.

# iceland - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Report vindicates aviation authorities over ash cloud flight cancellations

Apr 26th 2011, 3:03 PM 530 Views 0 Comments

The ash cloud from Iceland’s (still unpronounceable) Eyjafjallajökull volcano could have caused engines to fail and seriously scratched up windows.

# iceland - Sunday 10 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
Live Apr 10th 2011, 7:36 PM

The Daily Fix: Sunday

British and Dutch governments to sue Iceland over lost billions
Live Apr 10th 2011, 5:47 PM

British and Dutch governments to sue Iceland over lost billions

Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands
Live Apr 10th 2011, 9:54 AM

Icelanders reject plan to repay bank debt to the UK and the Netherlands