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  • Published on 11:26 GMT

    Whale killing: DNA shows Iceland whale was rare hybrid

    Image copyright Hard to Port Image caption An image showing the fin that experts say is evidence that this is a blue whale Genetic material from a large whale killed off the coast of Iceland has confirmed the creature was a rare hybrid. Campaigners had …

    Source: BBC
  • Published on 11:21 GMT

    DNA shows Iceland whale was rare hybrid

    Image copyright Hard to Port Image caption An image showing the fin that experts say is evidence that this is a blue whale Genetic material from a large whale killed off the coast of Iceland has confirmed the creature was a rare hybrid. Campaigners had …

    Source: BBC
  • Published on 15:46 GMT

    How to see the best of northern Iceland and its jaw-dropping natural wonders including the Northern Lights

    No one knew how it came to this: our host dancing about with a knife in his hand and a giant cod eye in his mouth. But it may have had something to do with the home-brew he’d been pouring into shot glasses from an unmarked bottle. The fermented shark we’d …

    Source: Sunday People
  • Published on 16:17 GMT

    Tackling Iceland’s most famous trail one step at a time

    I think it was about five minutes into meeting everyone in my travel group that I realized I may have bit off a little more than I could chew. Iceland has been on the bucket list for about a decade. Of course, 200-pound me had envisioned a sit-on-a-bus, …

    Source: The Chronicle Herald
  • Published on Jul 19, 2018

    A Dry Norway Needs Iceland’s Hay

    Extensive droughts in Norway have led the country to turn to Iceland for much-needed hay, RÚV reports. As a result, the Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST) is scrambling to provide the required information to their Norwegian counterpart. The Norwegian …

    Source: IcelandReview

  • Published on Jul 19, 2018

    Iceland no longer need trouble itself with a joyful Special Olympics

    On July 20th, 1968, less than two months after the assassination of her brother Bobby in Los Angeles, Eunice Kennedy Shriver — whose character was far more noble than her famous brothers JFK, RFK and Teddy — held the first Special Olympics at Soldier …

    Source: National Post
  • Published on Jul 19, 2018

    Icelandic Oysters Coming to Reykjavík Restaurants

    Chef Hrefna Sætran tastes the first-ever oysters farmed in Icelandic waters. CEO of Víkurskel Kristján Phillips looks on. Photo: A screenshot from RÚV. The first-ever oysters farmed in Icelandic waters will be on the local market shortly, RÚV reports. An …

    Source: IcelandReview
  • Published on Jul 19, 2018

    1st Icelander to play major enjoying ride

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – He comes from a place where they play midnight golf and the most precious item in the bag is a rusty “lava club,” used to hit balls off rock formations strewn across the fairways. Haraldur Magnus will become the first Icelandic man …

    Source: The Journal Gazette
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Heimir Hallgrímsson quits as Icelandic team coach

    Heim­ir Hall­gríms­son, the renowned coach of the Icelandic men’s national football team, announced today he will quit working with the team. Heimir says he aims to work with a football club in the future, preferably in an English speaking country, as he …

    Source: Ice News
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Food retailer Iceland reports 63% jump in revenue of Irish operation

    Frozen food retailer Iceland, which is engaged in a major expansion drive in Ireland, reported a 63 per cent rise in turnover at its Irish operation last year as it opened nine new stores. The group recorded revenue of €49.2 million for the 12 months …

    Source: The Irish Times

  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Iceland coach parts ways with national team

    By Reuters: 345 Tuesday, July 17th 2018 at 17:34 GMT +3 | Sports Heimir Hallgrimsson. [Photo/Courtesy]Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down as Iceland coach after seven years with the team, the Football Association of Iceland (KSI) said on Tuesday. The …

    Source: Standard Digital News
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down as Iceland coach after their World Cup debut

    The Football Association of Iceland (KSI) on Tuesday announced that coach Heimir Hallgrimsson has stepped down from his position. Hallgrimsson held the position of Iceland’s head coach for seven years. The 51-year-old guided Iceland to their first …

    Source: InToday
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    All about… Icelandic cricket

    The world’s northern most national cricket team is to here to play its first ever international cricket fixtures in the UK this summer. The Iceland team is touring the UK this month with fixtures including an unofficial ODI and T20 against Switzerland …

    Source: BBC
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Lichfield girl with cystic fibrosis barred from school trip to Iceland

    A 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis has been ‘barred’ from going on a once-in-a-lifetime school trip to Iceland because she needs to inject herself with insulin. Jess Park-Davies, of Lichfield, Staffordshire, was due to fly to Reykjavik for a …

    Source: Daily Mail
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Novel carbon-neutral fuel from Iceland to be mixed with petrol for UK cars

    The carbon neutral fuel is methanol created by Icelandic-based Carbon Recycling International (CRI). It is produced using renewable geothermal energy, powered by a nearby volcano. For the first time in the UK, methanol will come from a full renewable …

    Source: Hydrogen Fuel News

  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Girl, 15, with cystic fibrosis is barred from school trip to Iceland

    A 15-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis has been ‘barred’ from going on a once-in-a-lifetime school trip to Iceland because she needs to inject herself with insulin. Jess Park-Davies, of Lichfield, Staffordshire, was due to fly to Reykjavik for a …

    Source: Charleston Daily Mail
  • Published on Jul 18, 2018

    Iceland’s coach Hallgrimsson steps down

    Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup. “If I had to continue, I would have done it with the same preparation, the same motivation but at some point, this kind of routine …

    Source: Punch Newspapers
  • Published on Jul 17, 2018

    The Open tee room: Haraldur Magnus will become the first man from Iceland to play for the Claret Jug

    The Open 2018 tee room: Haraldur Magnus will become the first man from Iceland to play for the Claret Jug as Patrick Reed is called Captain America Haraldur Magnus will make history when he plays at the Open on Thursday Magnus will become first man from …

    Source: Charleston Daily Mail
  • Published on Jul 17, 2018

    Iceland coach Hallgrimsson resigns

    Reykjavik, July 18 (IANS) Iceland’s football team head coach Heimir Hallgrimsson on Tuesday stepped down after leading the European side to its first FIFA World Cup. The Icelandic Football Association said on Tuesday Hallgrimsson has decided to leave at …

    Source: Can India News

 

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