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News: Iceland

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

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Iceland: news

Bobby Fischer remains are exhumed

Monday, July 5th 2010, 15:53

The remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are exhumed in southern Iceland in order to settle a paternity claim.
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Iceland holds talks over Icesave

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 0:16
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Officials from Iceland, the Netherlands and the UK hold talks over the settlement of a £2.3bn banking dispute.
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Bobby Fischer body to be exhumed

Friday, June 18th 2010, 8:31

The remains of chess champion Bobby Fischer are to be exhumed to settle a paternity claim, a court in Iceland rules.
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EU thumbs up to Iceland bid talks

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 14:43
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom

EU leaders agree to open membership talks with Iceland, despite its failure so far to refund the UK and the Netherlands for lost savings.
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Icelanders take to internet in bid to revamp island's image

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 15:54

Iceland's government backs a nationwide "Iceland Hour" on the internet to improve the country's image.
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Free towels for all as the Best Party wins Iceland poll

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 15:51
related places: Reykjavik

The new Best Party wins local polls in Reykjavik, promising transparency, free towels and a polar bear for the zoo.
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Ash hits airline traffic numbers

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 9:23

International airline traffic fell by 2.4% in April as cancellations caused by the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland led to fewer flights.
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Icelandic volcano 'cooling off'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 0:37

The Icelandic volcano disrupting air traffic for weeks is showing a marked drop in activity, new findings suggest.
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Spain and Portugal airports open

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 17:24
related countries: Morocco Morocco, Portugal Portugal, Spain Spain

Airports in Spain, Portugal and Morocco reopen after days of disruption caused by a cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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Volcanic ash reaches North Africa

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 16:01
related countries: Spain Spain

Acloud of volcanic ash from Iceland forces several airports in southern Spain and Morocco to close.
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Ash fears close Spanish airports

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 7:25
related countries: Spain Spain

Seven airports in Spain are forced to close because of the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland.
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Ready to blow?

Monday, May 10th 2010, 10:45

Warnings that another Icelandic volcano could erupt
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Transatlantic flights hit by ash

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 1:03
related countries: Spain Spain

Hundreds of transatlantic flights are cancelled by a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifting south over Western Europe.
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Ash cloud shuts Spanish airports

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 8:48
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain is to close 15 airports as a cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano drifts towards the country's north.
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