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#Iceland

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's prime minister is gone and now protesters want the whole government to resign Panama Papers

Iceland's prime minister is gone and now protesters want the whole government to resign

Hundreds of demonstrators massed on the square outside parliament in Reykjavik, urging the entire centre-right government to quit.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's prime minister resigns in wake of Panama Papers controversy Leaked Documents

Iceland's prime minister resigns in wake of Panama Papers controversy

He is facing allegations he and his wife used an offshore firm to hide investments.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: this amazing Irish cancer survivor has conquered a huge Icelandic glacier... on crutches Fighting Fit

Pictures: this amazing Irish cancer survivor has conquered a huge Icelandic glacier... on crutches

Nikki Bradley is a woman with a level of determination that might make an average person feel very small indeed.

From TheJournal.ie Low-fare carrier offers one-way flights to LA and San Francisco for €199 Via Reykjavik

Low-fare carrier offers one-way flights to LA and San Francisco for €199

The route involves a two-hour stopover in Iceland.

From TheJournal.ie A low-fare airline is about to start flying from Ireland to Los Angeles and San Francisco Ryanair
From The42 Iceland have become the smallest country ever to qualify for the Euros Mighty Minnows

Iceland have become the smallest country ever to qualify for the Euros

Czech Republic also secured their place at next summer’s tournament in France.

From The42 Celtic's Champions League opponents are famous for their genius goal celebrations Originality This post contains videos

Celtic's Champions League opponents are famous for their genius goal celebrations

They’re the guys who brought us ‘The Toilet, ‘The Bicycle’ and ‘The Fish’.

From TheJournal.ie Here's every single 'Game of Thrones' location in real life Norn Iron

Here's every single 'Game of Thrones' location in real life

This comes as part of a promotional drive by a Moroccan travel agency.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the "accidental airline owner" planning to fly us to America for next to nothing* Straight Outta Reykjavik

Meet the "accidental airline owner" planning to fly us to America for next to nothing*

*Relatively speaking. And via Reykjavik, it should be added.

From TheJournal.ie You can now get direct flights from Ireland to Iceland Holiday
From TheJournal.ie Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap Mind The Gap

Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap

Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.

Angry driver tries to fight car park barrier, loses

Nobody beats the barrier.

From TheJournal.ie Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse Human Rights

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

It is the second case against Iceland Erla Hlynsdóttir has won.

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's 'master plan' for Ireland continues with two new shops Munster

Iceland's 'master plan' for Ireland continues with two new shops

The supermarket chain is opening two new stores, one in Cork and one in Waterford, which will create at least 44 new jobs.

Icelandic police's adorable Instagram will restore your faith in humanity

Everybody be cool this is a robbery. A robbery of your HEART!

From TheJournal.ie What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland Cough Cough Cough

What's that smell? Fumes from Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano reach Ireland

Higher-than-normal levels of sulphur dioxide reached Ireland over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano Watch Out

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

Earlier this week, airspace was closed near the volcano after an eruption on the glacier.

From TheJournal.ie Airspace reopened after eruption next to Icelandic volcano Iceland

Airspace reopened after eruption next to Icelandic volcano

There was a “fissure eruption” on the glacier surrounding Bardarbunga

From TheJournal.ie Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began Uh Oh

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert No-Fly Zone

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

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

From TheJournal.ie How Irish scientists are keeping the government up to date on that Icelandic volcano Thar She Blows

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk Volcano

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level Volcano

Iceland warns of possible volcanic eruption, raises alert level

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

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

Gregor Clegane is a beast of a man.

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

VIDEO: Gareth Bale scored a magnificent solo goal against Iceland

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

Iceland halts road project to avoid affecting elves

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

From TheJournal.ie Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas Fish

Coveney facing "exceptionally tough" negotiations on fishing quotas

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud Banking

Iceland jails bank officials for Kaupthing fraud

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland to write €24,000 off every household mortgage Land Of Frost And Fire

Iceland to write €24,000 off every household mortgage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

World Cup 2014 qualifying: 10 talking points

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

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

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

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’.

From TheJournal.ie Irish adventurers return from Arctic with stunning photos, mild sea-sickness North Of Disko This post contains images

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

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”…

From TheJournal.ie Iceland forced to withdraw ad that claimed Irish food authority was "unaccredited" Horsemeat Scandal

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

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.