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Faroe Islands 'close down' as tourists fly in to repair them

Monday, May 13th 2019, 1:06

The Faroe Islands declared themselves shut down as foreign volunteers came to take part in sustainable tourism.
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Whale hunt in Faroe Islands turns sea red with blood

Thursday, August 16th 2018, 18:50

Dozens of whales were killed by North Atlantic islanders in preparation for the harsh winter.
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Dangerous work

Sunday, October 22nd 2017, 1:36

On just one night a year Faroese men can hunt gannet chicks, considered a delicacy. It involves a dangerous climb down steep cliffs.
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How to watch a total solar eclipse: Tips from the Faroe Islands

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 4:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Ahead of Monday's eclipse in the US, here are four tips from the Faroe Islands, which experienced one in 2015.
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Brides wanted

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 2:18
related countries: Philippines Philippines, Thailand Thailand

There's a shortage of women in the Faroe Islands. So men are increasingly seeking wives from Thailand and the Philippines.
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Faroe Islands 1-3 Northern Ireland

Friday, September 4th 2015, 22:42
related places: Torshavn

Northern Ireland are on the brink of qualifying for Euro 2016 after beating the Faroe Islands 3-1 in Torshavn.
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Danish opposition wins election

Friday, June 19th 2015, 13:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Greenland Greenland

Denmark's opposition beats the ruling coalition in the general election, with an anti-immigration party becoming the second largest in parliament.
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Faroe herring trade sanctions begin

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 1:30

Trade sanctions against the Faroe Islands are introduced because of an international dispute over who has the right to fish herring.
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Fish quotas sanction move agreed

Wednesday, July 31st 2013, 17:00

European sanctions will be brought in against Faroese herring and mackerel imports from the end of August.
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N Ireland 4-0 Faroe Islands

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 22:38

Northern Ireland revive their Euro 2012 qualifying hopes by beating the Faroe Islands 4-0 at Windsor Park.
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