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In this Aug. 1, 2014, file photo, Atlantic puffins congregate near their burrows on Eastern Egg Rock, a small island off the coast of Maine. The Audubon Society said 2017 was a great year for puffin reproduction. It's a rare bit of good news for the birds who have struggled …

Delingpole: No, Cute Puffins Are Not About to Go Extinct Because Climate Change

The great thing about puffin stories is that they give you the perfect excuse to run a jolly picture of a puffin at the top. Everyone loves puffins, some – if you’re Icelandic – because they’re a tasty delicacy, others because, with their distinctive stripy beaks they look so attractive and charming and cute.

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Iceland Left-Green Alliance Fails to Form Government

(AFP) – Iceland’s Left-Green movement said Wednesday it had failed in its bid to form a new coalition government, three weeks after snap elections triggered by the Panama Papers scandal. Allied with the anti-establishment Pirate Party, the Social Democrats and

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Iceland Shocked By Elite’s Love Of Offshore Holdings

(AFP) – Cabinet ministers, bankers and CEOs: the offshore companies at the heart of the leaked Panama Papers have drawn large numbers of Iceland’s elite into a scandal that has already brought down the country’s premier. The documents from the

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Reykjavik Mayor Scraps Plan To Boycott Israeli Goods

The mayor of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik on Saturday said he would scrap plans for a boycott of Israeli goods, a proposal which had raised outrage in Israel and elsewhere. “I will propose to the municipal council that the idea is