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Three reports made about icebergs today in Icelandic waters

The marine traffic control centre in Iceland received three reports of iceberg sightings this morning, all in different areas. Visibility is good today.
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Three reports made about icebergs today in Icelandic waters

The marine traffic control centre in Iceland received three reports of iceberg sightings this morning, all in different areas. Visibility is good today.

Iceberg visible from coast of Iceland

The enormous iceberg sailing into Húnaflói bay became visible from the coast yesterday, from the Litla Ávík weather station in Strandir. The iceberg may reach the shore at Hornstrandir in the West Fjords, predicts the Iceland Met Office.
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Iceberg visible from coast of Iceland

The enormous iceberg sailing into Húnaflói bay became visible from the coast yesterday, from the Litla Ávík weather station in Strandir. The iceberg may reach the shore at Hornstrandir in the West Fjords, predicts the Iceland Met Office.

Icelandic fans in Moscow wait in anticipation for tomorrow's match against Argentina

A great number of Icelandic fans have now arrived in Moscow, Russia where the Icelandic national men's team in football will play against Argentina tomorrow, Saturday. All kinds of emotions are breaking out now that the match is near.
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Icelandic fans in Moscow wait in anticipation for tomorrow's match against Argentina

A great number of Icelandic fans have now arrived in Moscow, Russia where the Icelandic national men's team in football will play against Argentina tomorrow, Saturday. All kinds of emotions are breaking out now that the match is near.

Rare photo of fox carrying its young across river in remote West Fjords

Photographer Elma Rún Benediktsdóttir spent two hours hiding in moss to capture this incredible photo of an Arctic fox vixen carrying her cubs across a river with a strong current.
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Rare photo of fox carrying its young across river in remote West Fjords

Photographer Elma Rún Benediktsdóttir spent two hours hiding in moss to capture this incredible photo of an Arctic fox vixen carrying her cubs across a river with a strong current.

No eruption yet in Bárðarbunga

"There are no signs of any volcanic unrest as yet," said Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, natural hazard expert at the Iceland Met Office to today's Morgunblaðið.
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No eruption yet in Bárðarbunga

"There are no signs of any volcanic unrest as yet," said Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, natural hazard expert at the Iceland Met Office to today's Morgunblaðið.

National Coastguard helicopter on the lookout for polar bears in Iceland's West Fjords

The pack ice that is reaching the West Fjords is bringing with it the danger of polar bears. TF-SYN, the National Coastguard helicopter has been dispatched to the area to look for possible polar bears who can of course be extremely dangerous.
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National Coastguard helicopter on the lookout for polar bears in Iceland's West Fjords

The pack ice that is reaching the West Fjords is bringing with it the danger of polar bears. TF-SYN, the National Coastguard helicopter has been dispatched to the area to look for possible polar bears who can of course be extremely dangerous.

Largest earthquake since eruption detected in Bárðarbunga

An earthquake swarm is currently occuring in the Northern part of Bárðarbunga beginning with a quake of the magnitude of 4.1 at 13.14 at noon. Several quakes followed suit and then a larger one occurred at 15.05 at a magnitude of 4.9.
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Largest earthquake since eruption detected in Bárðarbunga

An earthquake swarm is currently occuring in the Northern part of Bárðarbunga beginning with a quake of the magnitude of 4.1 at 13.14 at noon. Several quakes followed suit and then a larger one occurred at 15.05 at a magnitude of 4.9.

Watch the incredible Icelandic Coke ad directed by goalkeeper Hannes Þór Halldórsson

"A rhytm that unites the nation," could be title of a new Coke ad produced in Iceland and directed by goalkeeper of the Icelandic national team, Hannes Þór Halldórsson who is also a filmmaker. The ad is the most expensive ad made by Coca-Cola in Ic
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Watch the incredible Icelandic Coke ad directed by goalkeeper Hannes Þór Halldórsson

"A rhytm that unites the nation," could be title of a new Coke ad produced in Iceland and directed by goalkeeper of the Icelandic national team, Hannes Þór Halldórsson who is also a filmmaker. The ad is the most expensive ad made by Coca-Cola in Iceland.

Japanese couple get engaged at Blue Lagoon and offer skyr at their wedding

Couple Nori and Asaki from Japan were so thrilled with the skyr they tried whilst on holiday in Iceland, where they got engaged, that they had Ísey skyr imported to their wedding.
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Japanese couple get engaged at Blue Lagoon and offer skyr at their wedding

Couple Nori and Asaki from Japan were so thrilled with the skyr they tried whilst on holiday in Iceland, where they got engaged, that they had Ísey skyr imported to their wedding.

Man caught speeding on wrong half of the airport route put in jail

A man who caused an incredible amount of danger at Reykjanesbraut yesterday morning by driving at great speed on the wrong side of the road towards oncoming traffic is in police custody for one week for his reckless behaviour.
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Man caught speeding on wrong half of the airport route put in jail

A man who caused an incredible amount of danger at Reykjanesbraut yesterday morning by driving at great speed on the wrong side of the road towards oncoming traffic is in police custody for one week for his reckless behaviour.

Grandi Mathöll: Fjárhúsið

The new food halls at Grandi Mathöll offers one very Icelandic food stall: Fjárhúsið, which means the sheep barn and specialises in Icelandic lamb.
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Grandi Mathöll: Fjárhúsið

The new food halls at Grandi Mathöll offers one very Icelandic food stall: Fjárhúsið, which means the sheep barn and specialises in Icelandic lamb.

Books: Taste of Iceland chosen best in the world

The all Icelandic cookbook, Taste of Iceland, has been chosen best in the world by the prestigious Gourmand cookbook award. The book is written by Icelandic "wild chef" Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.
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Books: Taste of Iceland chosen best in the world

The all Icelandic cookbook, Taste of Iceland, has been chosen best in the world by the prestigious Gourmand cookbook award. The book is written by Icelandic "wild chef" Úlfar Finnbjörnsson.

Precious relics accidentally thrown into the garbage

Artefacts were handed over to the National Museum last week from the Sorpa recycling and waste management centres and had been found in one of their waste containers. The owner of the artefacts has now stepped forward saying that his aunt was tidying up in h
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Precious relics accidentally thrown into the garbage

Artefacts were handed over to the National Museum last week from the Sorpa recycling and waste management centres and had been found in one of their waste containers. The owner of the artefacts has now stepped forward saying that his aunt was tidying up in his storage room and threw them away, not having known what they were.

The Icelandic Viking-clap emoji now exists

Yes, you read that right, the Icelandic Football Association (KSÍ) have just revealed that the Viking clap emoji which you could use to support the boys in blue is now in existence.
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The Icelandic Viking-clap emoji now exists

Yes, you read that right, the Icelandic Football Association (KSÍ) have just revealed that the Viking clap emoji which you could use to support the boys in blue is now in existence.

«I was worried»

Long-haired midfielder Birkir Bjarnason couldn't participate in the national football team's practice yesterday in Gelendzhik in Russia due to injuries but returned today.
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«I was worried»

Long-haired midfielder Birkir Bjarnason couldn't participate in the national football team's practice yesterday in Gelendzhik in Russia due to injuries but returned today.

German hotelier supports Icelandic rescue team with a World Cup game

German hotelier Klaus Ortlieb is thanking the Ársæll rescue team in a unique manner during the period of the FIFA World Cup. The SAR team came to the rescue when a storm in February had the heavy hotel sign unhinged causing danger to passers-by and now th
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German hotelier supports Icelandic rescue team with a World Cup game

German hotelier Klaus Ortlieb is thanking the Ársæll rescue team in a unique manner during the period of the FIFA World Cup. The SAR team came to the rescue when a storm in February had the heavy hotel sign unhinged causing danger to passers-by and now the hotel is running a game where all voluntary proceeds will be donated to the Ársæll rescue team.

Iceland's mountain roads are opening for summer

Slowly but surely, Iceland's mountain roads are opening up after being snowed up for winter. Now Landmannalaugar are accesible by road as well as the roads by Möðrudalsöræfi and to the Kerlingarfjöll mountains.
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Iceland's mountain roads are opening for summer

Slowly but surely, Iceland's mountain roads are opening up after being snowed up for winter. Now Landmannalaugar are accesible by road as well as the roads by Möðrudalsöræfi and to the Kerlingarfjöll mountains.

Anti-whaling Icelanders protest on Sunday against recommencement of whaling

A peaceful protest has been organised tomorrow at Reykjavik Harbour when whale hunting company Hvalur hf. begins hunting for fin whales.
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Anti-whaling Icelanders protest on Sunday against recommencement of whaling

A peaceful protest has been organised tomorrow at Reykjavik Harbour when whale hunting company Hvalur hf. begins hunting for fin whales.

Iceland's national football team leave for Russia

The Icelandic men's national football team are waiting at Keflavik International Airport for their flight to Gelendzhik in Russia where the team will have a practice camp whilst participating in the FIFA World Cup.
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Iceland's national football team leave for Russia

The Icelandic men's national football team are waiting at Keflavik International Airport for their flight to Gelendzhik in Russia where the team will have a practice camp whilst participating in the FIFA World Cup.

Iceland 2 Ghana 2 in friendly World Cup warm up

Ísland gerði 2:2-jafntefli við Gana í vináttulandsleik á Laugardalsvelli í kvöld, í síðasta leiknum fyrir HM karla í knattspyrnu í Rússlandi. Næsti leikur liðsins er gegn Argentínu þann 16. júní í Moskvu. Iceland
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Iceland 2 Ghana 2 in friendly World Cup warm up

Ísland gerði 2:2-jafntefli við Gana í vináttulandsleik á Laugardalsvelli í kvöld, í síðasta leiknum fyrir HM karla í knattspyrnu í Rússlandi. Næsti leikur liðsins er gegn Argentínu þann 16. júní í Moskvu. Iceland

Öræfajökull eruption could paralyse all air traffic in Europe

If a major eruption were to occur in Öræfajökull, this could paralyse all air traffic across Europe for days on end, according to a research group at the University of Iceland.
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Öræfajökull eruption could paralyse all air traffic in Europe

If a major eruption were to occur in Öræfajökull, this could paralyse all air traffic across Europe for days on end, according to a research group at the University of Iceland.

Bitcoin heist suspect gets banned from travel

Sindri Þór Stefánsson, a suspect in the so-called bitcoin heist and who escaped from prison in April to be arrested in Amsterdam, is now banned from any travel and has to carry equipment to monitor his every move.
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Bitcoin heist suspect gets banned from travel

Sindri Þór Stefánsson, a suspect in the so-called bitcoin heist and who escaped from prison in April to be arrested in Amsterdam, is now banned from any travel and has to carry equipment to monitor his every move.

Art: Shoplifter to be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale next year

Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, known by the artist name Shoplifter will be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale in May 2019. Legendary Icelandic rock group HAM will perform as part of her installation.
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Art: Shoplifter to be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale next year

Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, known by the artist name Shoplifter will be Iceland's representative at the Venice Biennale in May 2019. Legendary Icelandic rock group HAM will perform as part of her installation.

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