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Icelandic Girl Suing Government to Keep Her Own Name

Icelandic Girl Suing Government to Keep Her Own Name

Hemera/Thinkstock(LONDON) — A teen in Iceland has filed a lawsuit against her government because for her entire life, she legally hasn’t been allowed to use the name her mother gave her.
In Iceland, as in several other countries, the government has a …

All-Volunteer Force Makes Daring Glacier Rescues in Iceland

All-Volunteer Force Makes Daring Glacier Rescues in Iceland

ABC News(REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — There’s a reason it’s called “Iceland.” It’s covered in glaciers and for much of the year, it’s covered in snow.With long nights, short days and few residents, it can be difficult to g…

Lady Gaga Honored by Yoko Ono for Her Humanitarian Efforts

Lady Gaga Honored by Yoko Ono for Her Humanitarian Efforts

Thorvaldur Orn Kristmundsson/AFP/GettyImages(REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — Lady Gaga was in Iceland Tuesday being honored for her humanitarian efforts by John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, E! Online reports.Ono presented the Mama Monster with the LennonOno Grant …

Lady Gaga Honored by Yoko Ono for Her Humanitarian Efforts

Lady Gaga Honored by Yoko Ono for Her Humanitarian Efforts

Thorvaldur Orn Kristmundsson/AFP/GettyImages(REYKJAVIK, Iceland) — Lady Gaga was in Iceland Tuesday being honored for her humanitarian efforts by John Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, E! Online reports.Ono presented the Mama Monster with the LennonOno Grant …

New York to Moscow Plane Diverted After Bomb Threat

New York to Moscow Plane Diverted After Bomb Threat

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A passenger jet flying from New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to Moscow was diverted to Iceland on Thursday because a caller reportedly told the NYPD there was a bomb on board.A total of 256 people were on board t…

Belgian Hikers Pulled by Helicopter from Icelandic Glacier

Belgian Hikers Pulled by Helicopter from Icelandic Glacier

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Two Belgian tourists attempting to climb the largest glacier in Europe were saved from possible freezing deaths in a dramatic helicopter rescue Saturday night after conditions atop Iceleand’s Vatnaj&…

Is This Iceland’s Loch Ness Monster?

Is This Iceland’s Loch Ness Monster?

Alexander Schnurer/Getty Images(LONDON) — Does the fabled Loch Ness monster of Iceland really exist? Scientists are skeptical, but a new video alleging to have captured images of the monster has gone viral online, raising the debate over its existence…

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