The first written report of settlement of Iceland was from the Norwegians during the mid 9th century,. Some Sagas do make mention of Papars that had met the Norwegians as they landed and these were reported to have lived on the land since the mid 8th century. Papars were a group of Irish or Scottish monks referred to as the “Holy men of the north” by other Gaelic peoples. Some other sources claim these people to be monks from the Hiberno-Scottish missions however, little archeological evidence exists for either of these claims. Some cabins have been found in the Southern sections of the island that would collateral with these times but many agree that they were used as outposts only. Iceland was a commonwealth and a vassal under the Norwegian crown from the 10th century until the 13th and it was pretty much completely autonomous for most of it's existence when it came under union with the Norwegian crown.
Iceland had been under the control of two main powers during it's settled existence. Norway had control of the island for years while still a sovereign nation, When Norway was listed as a Danish Province in 1536 then the lands that were under Norwegian control were shifted to Danish control. Once Sweden gained Norway in the Treaty of Kiel in 1814, the previous Norwegian possessions were kept under Danish control. Iceland was given home rule in the 1860's and in 1918 Iceland was given independence from Denmark but was kept under personal union with the King of Denmark. On 9 April 1940, German forces launched Operation Weserübung, invading bo
Rug Import has been overhauling Interior Designers for a long time. Located in Hillsdale, Angola, New aven, Auburn, Sawyer, Coloma, Bronson, Union City, etc.
Atomic Heart game Trailer teaser
Atomic Heart is an adventure first-person shooter, events of which unfolds in an alternate universe during the high noon of the Soviet Union. The principal character of the game is a special agent P-3, who after an unsuccessful landing on enterprise "3826" is trying to figure out what went wrong and to clear up a factory from went mad robots.
As of the game P-3 will receive a lot of weapon in his armory, there will be several quests, and he will learn to destroy one robot after another silently in order to clear his way to the event hall, where he will meet a main enemy - a huge robot with tentacles.
A crazy Soviet setting, a hurricane action and a terrific story will not let you sleep even if you were born in the USSR. Restore peace and order and show us the best you can!
WESTERN UNION BEGINS TRADING ON NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Chief Executive Officer Christina Gold rings the opening bell at the NYSE
One of the oldest companies in the Unites States, Western Union began in 1851 as a telegraph company, is now listing its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WU" and will be a member of the S&P 500. Western Union President and Chief Executive Officer Christina Gold will ring the opening bell at the NYSE on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, to celebrate the occasion.
With its vast distribution network of more than 270,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories, Western Union is well positioned to continue to be a leading provider of money transfer services in the world.
The company plans to establish bank branches and offer money transfer services to all member states in the European Union.
For more information about Western Union, please visit www.westernunion****
BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'. Commanding upwards of $7 billion Canadian annually, The Union?s roots stretch far and wide. With up to 85% of 'BC Bud' being exported to the United States, the trade has become an international issue. Who are the players, and when do their motives become questionable?
Follow filmmaker Adam Scorgie as he demystifies the underground market and brings to light how an industry can function while remaining illegal. Through growers, police officers, criminologists, economists, doctors, politicians and pop culture icons, Scorgie examines the cause and effect nature of the business behind getting high.
Nobody's innocent in this exploration of an industry that may be profiting more by being illegal
brief news report on two union votes at Ballys Casino in Atlantic City. This is the fifth casino voting on whether the table games dealers will allow unions to negotiate for them. this has been up for 20 minutes and I have a 1.98 rating if you are going to give me a low rating than why don't you leave a constructive comment so I will improve them to your satisfaction
3 hours work shooting over 2 days and a couple of hours editing I don;t expect a five every time but a lot of you don't know the work that goes in these. No this't "happy slip" with jump[cuts all over its news you can use
A day out at Twickenham stadium for the rugby union match, Saturday 11th August, between England
and France...then on to numerous pubs for soft drinks! Includes some nice renditions of anthems!
State of the Union Address with hilarious editing. "Every year by law and by custom we meet here to threaten the world"