Jónsi Goes on Tour with New Solo Album

Sigur Rós front man Jónsi, who recently released the solo album Go, has announced new tour dates in North America, Europe and Asia. For the 2010 Go tour, Jónsi has teamed-up with the stage production company 59 Productions and Phil Eddolls to create the most amazing live show possible.

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IMF Schedules Second Review for Iceland

An agreement has been reached on a letter of intent for the second review of the economic stabilization program for Iceland under Iceland’s stand-by arrangement with the International Monetary Fund. The review is tentatively scheduled to be discussed by the IMF’s executive board on April 16.

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New Iceland Volcano Has Grown 82 Meters

The new hill or mountain that has formed around the original volcanic crater on the Fimmvörduháls mountain pass in south Iceland has grown 82 meters since the eruption started on March 20. The summit is in a 1,067-meter height above sea level.

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Ungewöhnlich warmer Winter in Island

Der offizielle erste Sommertag in Island ist zwar erst in zwei Wochen, aber am isländischen Meteorologischen Institut endete der Winter bereits am 31. März. Die Wintersaison 2009-2010 ist ungewöhnlich warm gewesen – in Reykjavík lag die Temperatur 1,6°C über dem Durchschnitt.

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