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From TheJournal.ie Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row Sanctions

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson says that any EU sanctions would violate international trade law.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations Leaks

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt Whaling

Iceland resumes disputed fin whale hunt

Two Icelandic whaling ships were seen on their way to whaling areas, local media said.

From TheJournal.ie Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice Iceland

Icelandic PM vows to ignore IMF's advice

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.

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

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

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown Plus ça Change

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

Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.

New app stops you having sex with your cousin Bumpin' This post contains videos

New app stops you having sex with your cousin

It sounds an incest alarm to prevent an “awkward reunion”.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added strangely attractive snails Need To Know This post contains videos

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

Here are all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Icelandic tests reveal beef pie has... no meat content whatsoever Meat (ish)

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

“It was labelled as beef pie, so it should be beef pie,” says a baffled inspector.

Got the Monday blues? This amazing video might help Wowsers This post contains videos

Got the Monday blues? This amazing video might help

Or at least take your mind off things.

From TheJournal.ie Icelandic girl allowed to keep 'masculine' name after winning court case All In A Name

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

Blaer Bjarkardottir, 15, had been referred to as ‘girl’ by officials before winning her case.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers Ryanair

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court Financial Crisis

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

A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.

From TheJournal.ie Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental' Horsemeat

Horse meat inquiry: contamination was likely 'accidental'

The FSAI has said there is no evidence of widespread ill practice, where horsemeat is being substituted for beef.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas Fishing

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

Coveney said proposed cuts to quotas will have serious implications for Irish fishermen and jobs.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland: Voters back 'crowd-sourced constitution' in referendums Iceland

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

Six non-binding consultative votes have been held on whether to approve measures drafted by 25 ordinary citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan: There is no way of verifying who AIB bondholders are Bondholders

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat Bomb Scare

Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat

The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

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

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

From The42 Europa League previews: Testing away encounters for St Pat's and Sligo Air Miles

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

The Saints find themselves in Bosnia and looking to keep up a good European run while Rovers face Spartak Trnava of Slovakia.

From The42 The Morning Score: Friday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Friday

The weekend is almost upon us.

From The42 Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents Preview

Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents

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

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

Iceland re-elects president who refused deal on failed bank

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

From TheJournal.ie New mother challenges Iceland's president in election Iceland

New mother challenges Iceland's president in election

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

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

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

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

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Iceland PM says trial 'is not an example' for other countries Iceland

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges Iceland

Iceland ex-PM convicted on 1 of 5 bank charges

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.

From TheJournal.ie Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis Iceland

Verdict due on Iceland's former PM over banking crisis

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know on this Monday morning…

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

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.

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

Iceland's former PM to face trial over financial crisis

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

From TheJournal.ie Recessions, downgrades and Super Mario - 2011: the year in money Review 2011 This post contains images

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

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.

From TheJournal.ie Icelandic parliament votes to recognise full Palestinian state Middle East

Icelandic parliament votes to recognise full Palestinian state

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs Jobswatch

Iceland announces creation of over 200 new jobs

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.

From TheJournal.ie Not this again... New seismic activity underneath Icelandic volcano History Repeating?

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse Iceland

Iceland's former PM denies negligence charges over banking collapse

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

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

Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post

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.

From TheJournal.ie Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes Whaling

Whaling forum seeks to tackle alleged 'buying' of votes

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

From The42 Doyle’s winner sets up Kazakhstan adventure for Pat’s UEFA Europa League This post contains videos

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

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