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# iceland - Sunday 31 August, 2014

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption near volcano

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

# iceland - Friday 29 August, 2014

Airspace reopened after eruption next to Icelandic volcano

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

# iceland - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

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.

# iceland - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Iceland lowers aviation risk from volcano to orange alert

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

# iceland - Saturday 23 August, 2014

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…

# iceland - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Iceland evacuates tourists over heightened volcano eruption risk

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

# iceland - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

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.

# iceland - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Mountain from Game of Thrones can lift 71 stone in weight Gregor Clegane

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

Gregor Clegane is a beast of a man.

# iceland - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The Score 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 - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Supermarket chain Iceland might want to reconsider this marketing slogan Whoops

# iceland - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Iceland halts road project to avoid affecting elves Elves

Iceland halts road project to avoid affecting elves

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

# iceland - Monday 16 December, 2013

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.

# iceland - Friday 13 December, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Iceland to write €24,000 off every household mortgage

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

# iceland - Friday 22 November, 2013

From The Score 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.

# iceland - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From The Score 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.

# iceland - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Score 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..

# iceland - Sunday 15 September, 2013

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’.

# iceland - Saturday 31 August, 2013

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”…

# iceland - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Iceland PM hits back in mackerel fishing row

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

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

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

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.

# iceland - Sunday 28 April, 2013

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

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

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.

# iceland - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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”.

# iceland - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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.

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.

# iceland - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 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.

# iceland - Friday 1 February, 2013

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.

# iceland - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

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

# iceland - Monday 28 January, 2013

From Business ETC 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.

# iceland - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Coveney warns of difficult negotiations on fishing quotas

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

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

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

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

From The Score 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.

# iceland - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The Score 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.

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