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  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • NEW YORK, March 27- Waiting until you are retired to travel to all your bucket list destinations? That is what helped spur Valerie Jalufka into action. She has also gone on safari in Tanzania, and visited everywhere from Tasmania to Tierra del Fuego, often with the tour operator Abercrombie& Kent.

  • LONDON, March 24- Iceland's central bank has said is in talks with more of the foreign funds that saw bonds they own frozen as part of country's capital controls. It struck a deal with some funds earlier this month and hopes the remainder, that between them own around $900 million worth of Icelandic bonds or about half the original total, will also accept now they...

  • LONDON, March 24- Iceland's central bank has said is in talks with more of the foreign funds that saw bonds they own frozen as part of country's capital controls. It struck a deal with some funds earlier this month and hopes the remainder, that between them own around $900 million worth of Icelandic bonds or about half the original total, will also accept now they...

  • REYKJAVIK, March 15- Iceland's central bank left interest rates unchanged at 5.0 percent on Wednesday and hinted it may lower them soon if an end to capital controls doesn't undermine the country's currency. Central bank Governor Mar Gudmundsson said the threat of an overheating economy and volatile currency had led the central bank to keep rates unchanged.

  • Iceland plans to lift all remaining capital controls that have been in place since the Nordic country's biggest banks collapsed in 2008.

  • COPENHAGEN, March 9- Iceland's GDP jumped 11.3 percent in the final quarter of 2016 from the same period a year before, the fastest pace of growth since before the financial crisis and raising concerns that the economy may be overheating. On a seasonally adjusted basis, Iceland's GDP rose 2.6 percent from the previous three months, the data also showed.

  • Police in Iceland are telling drivers to stop gawking at the northern lights

    Police in Iceland pulled over at least two foreign drivers last week for driving “under the influence of the Aurora.”

  • Wow Airlines.

    Icelandic discount carrier WOW rolled out $69.99 one-way fares on Tuesday for its flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to four destinations in Europe. USAToday reports.

  • Iceland's shop sign

    The government of Iceland says it will proceed with legal action against a U.K. retailer with the same name after talks failed last week.

  • Iceland's shop sign

    The Icelandic government is taking legal steps against Iceland Foods, a U.K. retailer which owns the trademark for the word “Iceland”.

  • The world is preparing for the first ever Pirate-led government with Icelandic citizens heading to the ballot box this Sunday.

  • Iceland's national football team during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between France and Iceland on July 3, 2016 in Paris, France.

    A social media furore has meant that one of the “biggest football stories of the year” may be included in future FIFA video games.

  • Strong earthquakes at one of Iceland's largest volcanoes

    Scientists are monitoring for an eruption after two quakes shook the Katla volcano on Monday.

  • A towering ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull crater on May 8, 2010 near Reykjavik, Iceland.

    One of Iceland's largest volcanoes could be about to erupt, the Icelandic Met Office said.

  • England knocked out of Euro 2016

    The UK gets dumped out of Europe for the second time in one week after losing a soccer match to Iceland.