Articles by Iceland

  • Woman with an umbrella walk past the logo of TUI AG outside the company's headquarters
    TUI Travel posts full-year loss on weak UK trading

    December 02 2010 7:56 AM EST

    Europe's biggest tour operator TUI Travel reported a full-year pretax loss, blaming weaker trading in the UK, mainly due to increased winter losses resulting from capacity-led volume reductions. However, underlying pretax profit rose 4 percent on good turnaround progress.

  • Eurogroup Chairman Juncker, Belgium's Finance Minister Reynders and EU Commissioner Rehn address a news conference at the end of a EU finance ministers meeting in Brussels
    Analysis: Break-up of eurozone needn’t be a difficult process

    December 01 2010 12:14 PM EST

    The force of political will binding together a seemingly crumbling euro zone is still strong, but the imperatives of domestic economic realignments could force members to an exit option, analysts have said; and the road out of the bloc doesn’t exactly look daunting.

  • How Wikileaks uses technology to protect anonymity of whistle-blowers

    November 29 2010 4:36 PM EST

    The technology used by Wikileaks to maintain anonymity could be the Onion Router which is also used by U.S. Navy.

  • Lake Spitzingsee, Germany
    EU’s nod to visa-free travel expected to attract Taiwan tourists to Europe

    November 27 2010 10:06 AM EST

    The European Union (EU) has lifted visa requirements for tourists from Taiwan under the EU visa-waiver program, and the move is expected to increase the number of arrivals from Taiwan by at least 30 percent.

  • A humpback whale's tail comes out of the water during a ride on the Les Ecumeurs boat on the St. Lawrence river at Les Escoumins, Quebec, August 13, 2009.
    U.S. condemns Iceland's whaling ways

    November 24 2010 9:31 PM EST

    Iceland’s decision to resume international trade in whale meat with Japan brought a sternly worded response from U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke.

  • Astronomy tourism: world’s best places for star gazing

    November 11 2010 2:39 PM EST

    From the clear skies of Canary Islands in Atlantic Ocean to the Northern lights that marvel in the skies on North Pole, here is a list of best places for enjoying astronomy tourism in the world. Read on and the next time you are planning a vacation, these places are sure to top your list of destinations.