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News: Greenland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Greenland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Air France engine debris found in Greenland

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 16:33

One of the engines failed and parts fell off during an Air France transatlantic flight on Saturday.
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Inuit kayak journey to Scotland recreated

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 9:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two adventurers have kayaked from Greenland to Scotland to show that the journey was possible for Inuit in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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Northern lights

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 1:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

What can the UK learn from Greenland's 1982 departure from the EU?
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Wavy Greenland rock features 'are oldest fossils'

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 17:00

Some of the world’s earliest life forms may have been captured in squiggles found in ancient rocks from Greenland.
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Polar bear shot dead in Iceland

Monday, July 18th 2016, 8:36
related countries: Iceland Iceland

Non-native animal probably drifted across on ice from Greenland.
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Greenland glacier sheds big ice chunk

Monday, August 24th 2015, 11:57

Scientists are studying a big mass of ice that has broken off the Jakobshavn Glacier in Greenland.
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Danish opposition wins election

Friday, June 19th 2015, 11:39
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

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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VIDEO: UK team snow-kite to Greenland record

Monday, May 18th 2015, 12:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A team of four British adventurers has broken the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap.
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UK adventurers smash Greenland record

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 17:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A team of British adventurers break the record for the fastest coast-to-coast crossing of Greenland - beating the previous record by more than eight days.
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Denmark lays claim to North Pole

Monday, December 15th 2014, 17:50

Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.
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