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# 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

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

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.

# iceland - Friday 13 December, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

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.

# iceland - Friday 22 November, 2013

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

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

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

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’.

# iceland - Saturday 31 August, 2013

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”…

# iceland - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

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.

# iceland - Monday 17 June, 2013

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.

# iceland - Sunday 28 April, 2013

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.

# 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

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.

# 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

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.

# iceland - Thursday 31 January, 2013

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.

# 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

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.

# iceland - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

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.

# iceland - Sunday 21 October, 2012

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.

# iceland - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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.

# iceland - Thursday 16 August, 2012

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.

# iceland - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

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

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.

# iceland - Friday 13 July, 2012

The Morning Score: Friday

The weekend is almost upon us.

# iceland - Thursday 5 July, 2012

Europa League: Buckley wary of Icelandic opponents

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

# iceland - Sunday 1 July, 2012

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.

# iceland - Saturday 30 June, 2012

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.

# iceland - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

International friendlies wrap: Sweden, Holland among winners

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

# iceland - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

From Business ETC 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.

# iceland - Monday 23 April, 2012

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.

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