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Iceland Is Beautiful—and So Weird
A land of fire, ice, and elves, Iceland is a beacon of nature’s majesty and culture. It’s also quite possibly the strangest place ever. And that’s precisely why you should go.(4/17/2014 5:45:00 AM)
Iceland seeks UK funding for subsea cable project
Construction of £4.3bn subsea cable – the world's longest – will link Iceland to UK electricity grid and could deliver five terawatt-hours a year Iceland's president Olafur Grimsson is expected this week to call on the British government to provide financial support for the construction of a £4.3bn subsea electricity cable – which will be the longest in the world – linking his country to the UK ...(4/15/2014 6:40:04 PM)
Iceland's Malcolm Walker: 'We're not here to make the world a better place'
Iceland boss Malcolm Walker banned artificial additives from his stores, and pays his staff more than most – but still sells doner kebab pizzas for £1 and balks at the living wage. So what is it that really drives him, altruism or profit? It's complicated … When the chauffeur- driven company Bentley with the personalised plates – 1CE, of course – collected me from the station, I wasn't expecting ...(4/17/2014 4:44:20 AM)
Iceland's Prime Minister Says Climate Change Will be Great for Iceland
Iceland's prime minister is ready to ride the wave of melted polar ice caps to increased food production and export opportunities for his arctic island. During a recent interview, Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said that climate change could open up new economic opportunities for the country, according to The Reykjavík Grapevine. "There’s a water shortage, energy is becoming more ...(4/3/2014 5:25:56 PM)
Plastic Iceland (KH)
When thinking of Iceland, most people think of the pristine and breathtaking nature. That is of course also encouraged and promoted by the tourism industry showing Iceland as a natural and pure destination.(4/17/2014 7:23:26 AM)
US gets tougher with Iceland over whaling
THE United States and Iceland are heading for serious dispute after President Barack Obama announced a series of measures against Iceland over its policy to continue hunting whales.(4/16/2014 5:22:35 AM)
Plunging Iceland Shares No Barrier to New IPOs, Nasdaq Says
Plunging equity prices in Iceland are unlikely to curb interest in tapping the stock market for funds, according to the head of the nation’s exchange, even as capital controls imposed in 2008 risk creating an asset bubble.(4/3/2014 12:31:19 AM)
Krona Controls Strain Iceland Pensions as Bubble Risk Builds
Iceland, which completed its 33-month IMF program in August 2011, is now outgrowing much of Europe as it recovers. Close Iceland, which completed its 33-month IMF program in August 2011, is now outgrowing...(4/1/2014 5:04:53 AM)
Iceland's Lone Whaling Crusader Attempts to Ship Around 2,000 Tonnes of Fin Whale Meat to Japan
Iceland's lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship an estimated 2,000 tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad ...(3/20/2014 9:38:50 AM)
That's Mr. Dickhead to You
The founder of Iceland's Phallological Museum, famous for his quest to add a human penis to the collection, feels deceived by the documentary 'The Final Member.'(4/17/2014 5:45:00 AM)
Source: Yahoo