Posts Tagged ‘iceland’

Iceland opens biggest operational CO2 plant in the world

The plant, named Mammoth, is the second commercial facility opened by the company to aid in the reduction of fossil fuel emissions to combat the effects of climate change. Source

Lava Consumes Houses In Iceland Town As Volcano Erupts For 2nd Time This Month

About 100 residents had to evacuate again as lava reached the streets of the fishing town of Grindavík. Source

Volcano Erupts in Iceland, Lava Reaches town of Grindavik

In the early hours of Sunday, a volcano in southwest Iceland unleashed a cascade of lava toward the fishing town of Grindavik, compelling the evacuation of residents following a series of hundreds of earthquakes that rattled the region overnight. This dramatic event unfolded less than a month after a powerful eruption had already occurred in […]

Iceland Effectively Bans COVID Vaccines After Post-Vax Excess Deaths Massacre, US Funeral Home Market Jumps 30%

Context: Normally a 1% difference in excess deaths in a country would be notable. Four five and six percent are levels seen during COVID, after COVID deaths had all but disappeared in Iceland. Icelandic daily newspaper Morgunbladid via The Expose: Icelandic Government Quietly (Very Quietly) Removes Covid Vaccines. For now. By Sasha Latypova, November 21, 2023 […]

The Question of Iceland’s Vaccine Policy

SHARE | PRINT | EMAIL Now that the numbers are in, the Icelandic Chief Medical Officer (CMO) claims vaccination against Covid-19 reduced the probability of death from the disease by half, compared with no vaccination. But the actual figures tell a very different story, and the method used to arrive at this conclusion is questionable to […]

A Volcano In Iceland Could Erupt At Any Moment. What’s Going On?

Around 3,400 residents of a small Icelandic fishing village were ordered to evacuate earlier this month after the country’s meteorological officials warned of a “significant likelihood” of a volcanic eruption in the coming days. Since then, the country has been on high alert and experiencing hundreds of earthquakes a day. Researchers say the probability of […]

Iceland Evacuates Town As Volcano Threatens To Erupt

LONDON (AP) — Residents of a fishing town in southwestern Iceland left their homes Saturday after increasing concern about a potential volcanic eruption caused civil defense authorities to declare a state of emergency in the region. Police decided to evacuate Grindavik after recent seismic activity in the area moved south toward the town and monitoring […]

St. Bartholomew Parish in Iceland Recognised by Metropolitan Cleopas of Sweden

The Holy Metropolis of Sweden and All Scandinavia announced that the Parish of St. Bartholomew the Apostle in the Reykjavik gained recognition as a legal entity. Following the official notification from Icelandic authorities, His Eminence Metropolitan Cleopas of Sweden and All of Scandinavia said: “This decision by the Icelandic authorities handling the issue of the… […]

Four arrested as Iceland rocked by ‘first terror attack plot’

Four suspects have been arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack in Iceland, say police. Several semi-automatic weapons — some 3D printed — were seized from nine different locations, along with a large quantity of ammunition, computers, telephones and digital media. Violence is extremely rare in the tiny European country, which has topped the […]

Four arrested as Iceland rocked by ‘first terror attack plot’

Four suspects have been arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack in Iceland, say police. Several semi-automatic weapons — some 3D printed — were seized from nine different locations, along with a large quantity of ammunition, computers, telephones and digital media. Violence is extremely rare in the tiny European country, which has topped the […]

Four arrested as Iceland rocked by ‘first terror attack plot’

Four suspects have been arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack in Iceland, say police. Several semi-automatic weapons — some 3D printed — were seized from nine different locations, along with a large quantity of ammunition, computers, telephones and digital media. Violence is extremely rare in the tiny European country, which has topped the […]

Four arrested as Iceland rocked by ‘first terror attack plot’

Four suspects have been arrested over alleged plans for a terrorist attack in Iceland, say police. Several semi-automatic weapons — some 3D printed — were seized from nine different locations, along with a large quantity of ammunition, computers, telephones and digital media. Violence is extremely rare in the tiny European country, which has topped the […]

Volcano Near Iceland’s Main Airport Erupts Again

The Icelandic Meteorological Office urged people not to go near the Fagradalsfjall volcano. Source

Mysterious Viking Era Cave Network Found in Iceland is Enormous

Last summer, a series of man-made Viking era caves were discovered southwest of Oddi in southern Iceland dated to the 10th century AD. Excavations have now revealed a massive system of interconnected caves Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later 

Iceland Drops Remaining COVID Restrictions, Says NATURAL IMMUNITY Necessary to End Pandemic

Iceland stated on Friday that it will lift all remaining COVID-19 limitations, stating that more individuals ought to be subjected to the virus in order to create natural immunity and eliminate the pandemic. “Widespread societal resistance to COVID-19 is the main route out of the epidemic,” Iceland’s Ministry of Health said in a statement released […]

Iceland Lifts All Restrictions, Says it Wants “As Many People as Possible” to Catch Covid

Rights and Freedoms 24 February 2022 After almost two years of restrictions aimed at curbing the transmission of COVID-19, the Icelandic Government finally announced on Wednesday that all restrictions, including all testing and restrictions at the borders, will be lifted at midnight on Friday, February 25th. The Minister for Healthcare, Willum Thor Thorsson, said that with the […]

Double Vaccinated Have Double the Infection Rate, Data From Iceland Shows

9 January 2022 The double-vaccinated are almost twice as likely to be infected as unvaccinated people, data from Iceland shows. This is the same pattern as found in data from the U.K. Thorsteinn Siglaugsson has written about the trend in Morgunbladid, the main national newspaper in Iceland, and put up a translation on his website. […]

60% of Iceland’s Third COVID-19 Wave Was Fully Vaccinated

Despite achieving one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, Iceland was hit with a new wave of COVID-19 cases starting around the third week of July. According to Iceland’s Directorate of Health (DOH), over the last 2.5 months, 60% of domestic coronavirus infections were fully vaccinated, 38% were unvaccinated, and 2% were partially […]

Iceland’s Pandemic Of The Injected, Germany’s Self-Spreading Vaccine Law & TN Involuntary Commitment

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (8/11/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

Gibraltar (99% of Population Vaccinated) and Iceland (90-98% of Population Vaccinated) See MASSIVE Covid Spike

Stats coming out of several countries show vaccinated people are spreading Covid-19, as evidence mounts the vaccine is actually causing viral variants and infections as experts predicted. In Gibraltar, a peninsula in Spain, almost 99% of the population is fully vaccinated – that’s according to info provided by Google. Despite the high vaccination rate, Covid cases […]

4-Day Work Week Trials See ‘Overwhelming Success’ In Iceland, Study Finds

Four-day work week trials in Iceland were deemed an “overwhelming success” by researchers in a new report.  “Worker wellbeing dramatically increased across a range of indicators, from perceived stress and burnout to health and work-life balance,” the report released Sunday stated. At the same time, “productivity and service provision remained the same or improved across […]

An erupting volcano in Iceland is drawing tourists from around the world

A volcanic eruption that has been underway in Iceland for more than 50 days is offering an impressive new spectacle. Periods of calm followed by giant geysers of lava, hundreds of metres high, can be seen from the capital Reykjavik about 40 kilometres away. Security fencing has been put in place to stop curious observers […]

WATCH: Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall Volcano continues spectacular eruption after being dormant for 6,000 years

Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano has been putting on a spectacular display of new eruptions, over a month since it first erupted, as onlookers continue to gather to watch fiery fountains and rivers of lava. The lava flows erupting from Fagradalsfjall volcano near Geldingadalir on the Reykjanes Peninsula were captured in day and nighttime footage from RT’s […]

The Greek Fisherman in Iceland who Never Forgot his Native Land

George Alevras in Iceland. Greek Reporter Illustration George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his success in Iceland’s largest economic sector, Alevras would like to return back home to his native Greece. How did a Greek fisherman end […]

April Fools in Belgium, volcano eruption in Iceland, cherry blossom in bloom | This week in pictures

This week, thousands turned up for a fake Daft Pank reunion concert in a Brussels park which was announced on social media as an April Fools joke. The ongoing volcano eruption in Iceland also continued to attract thousands of spectators and the beginning of cherry blossom season was enjoyed across the world. Here’s how these […]

Volcano has erupted in Iceland near Reykjavik – In pictures

A volcano erupted near Iceland’s capital Reykjavik on Friday, shooting lava high into the night sky after thousands of small earthquakes in recent weeks. The eruption occurred near Fagradalsfjall, a mountain on the Reykjanes Peninsula, around 30 km (19 miles) southwest of the capital. Some four hours after the initial eruption at 2045 GMT – […]

Iceland adds Judaism to list of state-recognized religions

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Iceland recognizes Judaism as an official state religion

Iceland has finally recognized Judaism as a religion. The process took over a year and, despite being home to a small Jewish community, Iceland has never before acknowledged the religion. Recognition was finally awarded on March 8. The country has only one rabbi, Avi Feldman, who initiated the Chabad Lubavitch of Iceland in 2018. Feldman […]

Iceland recognizes Judaism as a religion

Iceland has finally recognized Judaism as a religion, as of March 8. The process took over a year and, despite being home to a Jewish community, Iceland has never before acknowledged the religion. The country has only one Rabbi, Avi Feldman, who initiated the Chabad Lubavitch of Iceland in 2018. Feldman and the community members […]

‘Risk of transmission negligible’: Iceland opens borders to tourists vaccinated against Covid-19

Iceland has become one of the first countries in the world to let in foreign visitors without mandatory quarantine or Covid-19 testing upon arrival since the pandemic hit. However, only vaccinated tourists are welcome. The North Atlantic nation, whose economy relies heavily on its tourism industry, has fully opened its borders to those vaccinated against […]

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