Iceland Beats Slovenia 5-0

The women’s national football team beat Slovenia 5-0 on Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík on Saturday. Iceland was in the lead throughout the entire game and “goal queen” Margrét Lára Vidarsdóttir scored a hat-trick.

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Icelandair Group Cutting Back

Icelandair Group, the mother company of airline Icelandair, is making extensive cutbacks because of operational difficulties, partly due to rising fuel prices. About 300 employees will receive a letter of resignation in the following days.

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No More Signs of Polar Bears

No polar bears were discovered during a special search mission by Coast Guard helicopter TF-LIF yesterday in Hornstrandir in the northeastern West Fjords and on Skagi peninsula in northwest Iceland.

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Icelandic Yacht Missing

The US and Canadian Coast Guards called off an organized search for the yacht Dystocia, which an Icelander is steering, on June 18. The yacht went missing when it was sailing between Bermuda and Newfoundland on June 4.

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