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News Iceland » Höfn: Suspect in Iceland bitcoin-mining heist breaks out of prison, escapes country

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/suspect-in-iceland-bitcoin-mining-heist-breaks-out-of-prison-escapes-country-2018-04-18
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Bitcoin-mining rigs are seen inside a bitcoin factory near Reykjavik earlier this year. Iceland’s biggest crime caper in years just took a major twist. The suspected mastermind in the theft of $2 million in computers used to mine bitcoin escaped from a ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Ex-Iceland Leader Now Hosting Movie Nights as Ambassador to the U.S.

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ex-iceland-leader-now-hosting-movie-nights-as-ambassador-to-the-u-s-1524229201
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A decade after the financial crisis, The Wall Street Journal has checked in on dozens of the bankers, government officials, chief executives, hedge-fund managers and others who left a mark on that period to find out what they are doing now. Today, we ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Iceland striker Finnbogason stars as Augsburg secure survival

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/iceland-striker-finnbogason-stars-augsburg-secure-survival-170308840--sow.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Berlin (AFP) - Iceland international Alfred Finnbogason set up one goal and scored another as Augsburg beat relegation-threatened Mainz 2-0 in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Michael Gregoritsch got the opener before Finnbogason sealed the win that ended any ...

News Iceland » Höfn: ‘Everest’ Director Baltasar Kormákurs Opens New Production Studio in Iceland

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/artisans/news/star-wars-the-force-awakens-director-baltasar-kormakurs-opens-production-studio-in-iceland-1202770186/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Further cementing his country’s position as a major filming destination, Icelandic director Baltasar Kormákur (“Contraband,” “Everest”), along with his RVK Studios production banner, has opened a film studio as the first step toward the launch ...

News Iceland » Höfn: How Iceland Became The Mighty Ducks' No. 1 Villain

News channel or source: http://www.wbur.org/onlyagame/2018/04/20/mighty-ducks-d2-iceland
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Kevin Cullen has never been to Iceland, but he grew up with a pretty clear impression of the country’s people. "I pictured Iceland as these big bullies," he says. If you were also raised in the 90s, you probably know why. "D2," the second (and obviously ...

News Iceland » Höfn: European Jews Hold Protest Meetings Against Iceland’s Proposed Circumcision Ban

News channel or source: https://www.algemeiner.com/2018/04/22/european-jews-hold-protest-meetings-against-icelands-proposed-circumcision-ban/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The controversy over Iceland’s proposed ban on circumcision has escalated, with prominent European rabbis and their supporters holding protest meetings in recent days in Reykjavik and Brussels. According to Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, the Conference ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Personal Journey: Natural beauty and awe in Iceland

News channel or source: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/travel/personal-journey-natural-beauty-and-awe-in-iceland-secret-lagoon-northern-lights-reynisfjara-blue-lagoon-20180420.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Traveling to Iceland was one of the most beautiful experiences of my life. At 16, I have been fortunate to travel to Europe, hike national parks, and explore cities all over the United States. Almost all of these trips have taken place in summer, when the ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Bitcoin heist suspect escapes from Iceland jail, hops on plane to Sweden

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bitcoin-heist-suspect-escapes-iceland-jail-hops-plane-215339088.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

A man suspected of having stolen 600 Bitcoin mining rigs in Iceland was able to break out of jail and then board a plane to Sweden. This actually happened, it’s not a plot for a movie of questionable quality. Because of its cold climate and its cheap ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

News channel or source: http://www.krqe.com/news/world/iceland-company-to-resume-commercial-hunting-of-fin-whales-1/1128677126
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

File - A fin whale is seen stranded, possibly stuck on its belly, in a shallow fjord on the western coast at Vejle on the western coast of Denmark in this Wednesday June 16, 2010 file photo. (AP Photo/Polfoto/Benny F. Nielsen, file) DENMARK OUT File - A ...

News Iceland » Höfn: Iceland By Air – Iceland Sightseeing in a Boeing 737 Max 8

News channel or source: https://www.worldtravelguide.net/features/feature/iceland-by-air-iceland-sight-seeing-in-a-boeing-737-max-8/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Robin Brown embarks on the inaugural flight of Iceland Air's latest edition to their fleet, the Boeing 737 max 8 If you were told you were going sightseeing in an aircraft, you’d probably have pictures of an old Cessna or even a helicopter springing to mind.