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#Iceland

# iceland - Friday 22 November, 2013

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

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:42 PM 2,093 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
# Ice Ice Baby

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

Nov 13th 2013, 12:14 AM 8,041 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
# Samba Boys

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

Oct 16th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,523 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
From TheJournal.ie
# 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 13,684 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
From TheJournal.ie
# North Of Disko

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

Aug 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 29,411 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Horsemeat Scandal

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

Aug 21st 2013, 8:41 AM 17,245 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Sanctions

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Jul 16th 2013, 2:02 PM 6,375 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Leaks

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:39 AM 14,263 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
From TheJournal.ie
# 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

Jun 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 9,375 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Evening Fix

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

Apr 28th 2013, 8:00 PM 8,226 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
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# Plus ça Change

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

Apr 28th 2013, 1:21 PM 9,347 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 5,769 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Need To Know

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

Mar 2nd 2013, 7:50 PM 8,554 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)
From TheJournal.ie
# Meat (ish)

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

Mar 2nd 2013, 11:35 AM 27,730 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 9,176 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
From TheJournal.ie
# All In A Name

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

Feb 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 19,448 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

Jan 31st 2013, 11:09 AM 7,939 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Financial Crisis

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

Jan 28th 2013, 3:00 PM 9,419 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Horsemeat

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'

Jan 16th 2013, 8:17 AM 9,262 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Dec 18th 2012, 11:41 AM 3,930 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

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

Oct 21st 2012, 5:31 PM 6,551 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Bondholders

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

Oct 4th 2012, 5:55 PM 10,477 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
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# Bomb Scare

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

Aug 16th 2012, 9:10 AM 3,681 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
# Preview

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

Aug 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 728 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
# Air Miles

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

Jul 19th 2012, 12:07 PM 627 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
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

Jul 13th 2012, 9:13 AM 236 Views 0 Comments

The weekend is almost upon us.

# iceland - Thursday 5 July, 2012

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

Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents

Jul 5th 2012, 9:44 AM 367 Views 0 Comments

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

# iceland - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Iceland re-elects president who refused deal on failed bank
# Iceland
From TheJournal.ie
# 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
From TheJournal.ie
# 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
# Final Preparations

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

May 30th 2012, 10:57 PM 429 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

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

Apr 24th 2012, 2:20 PM 1,340 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:22 PM 2,130 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:04 AM 944 Views 5 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 23rd 2012, 8:29 AM 5,487 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know on this Monday morning…

# iceland - Monday 5 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
From TheJournal.ie
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 5th 2012, 8:29 AM 3,836 Views 20 Comments

Nine things to know before 9am, including: Ireland pledges aid to Syria, 110 technology jobs announced, and Iceland’s former PM on trial over financial crisis.

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis
# Iceland
From TheJournal.ie
# Iceland

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis

Mar 5th 2012, 8:23 AM 1,633 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Review 2011

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

Dec 29th 2011, 10:58 AM 1,444 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,725 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
From TheJournal.ie
# Middle East

Icelandic parliament votes to recognise full Palestinian state

Nov 30th 2011, 2:58 PM 1,973 Views 34 Comments

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