#Faroe Islands


In the Faroe Islands, a Photographer Meets Locals Embracing Their Roots

The village of Velbastaðu on the island of Streymoy is considered one of the oldest settlements in the archipelago. Photographer Celeste Noche passed through on her way to visit some local sheep, of which there are many on Streymoy island. On a quest to explore the remote archipelago, photographer Celeste...
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EU Recognises Vaccination Passports of Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Monaco, Morocco & Panama for Travel

Travellers from Albania, Andorra, Faroe Islands, Israel, Monaco, Morocco and Panama can soon travel to EU countries under the same restrictions as EU nationals, as they have now joined the EU Digital COVID Certificate. The EU Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations has announced on Wednesday, September 15, that...
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Mass killing of over 1,400 dolphins in one day leads to outcry from animal activists

A tradition of dolphin hunting in the Faroe Islands has led to international outcry after more than 1,400 dolphins were killed in one day, leaving a beach doused in blood. The BBC reports that on Sunday, boats herded a pod of white-sided dolphins into shallow waters at Skalabotnur beach in Eysturoy — roughly 400 miles from Iceland — and killed them with knives.

Faroe Islands National Soccer Team Partners With Soccer Analysis Company Bepro

The soccer association of the Faroe Islands, a small autonomous territory of Denmark, has signed a three-year deal with soccer data analysis company Bepro, making the company the official performance analysis provider for the team. The Faroe Islands national team will gain access to Bepro’s video tools, including the company’s...

Faroese govt to review hunt rules after dolphin slaughter

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The Faeroese government said Thursday that it will review the way hunts of Atlantic white-sided dolphins are carried out following the release of gruesome video footage showing the mass killing on Sunday of nearly 1,500 sea mammals. The extent of the slaughter was so large — much...

Scotland's isles 'would benefit' from Faroes-style tunnels

An engineer and Argyll and Bute's MP want undersea tunnels to be seriously considered for travel around Scottish island communities. Andy Sloan, of Cowi UK, and the SNP's Brendan O'Hara say tunnels would improve connectivity and make small communities more sustainable. They point to a new network of undersea routes...

Islas Feroe 2-1 Moldavia: results, summary and goals

Match ends, Faroe Islands 2, Moldova 1. 94' Second Half ends, Faroe Islands 2, Moldova 1. 93' Corner, Faroe Islands. Conceded by Cristian Avram. 93' Attempt Attempt saved. Hallur Hansson (Faroe Islands) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gilli Rólantsson.

Ericsson to bring 5G to the Faroe Islands

Ericsson has announced it has secured an exclusive 5G Core and Radio Access Network (RAN) deal with Faroese Telecom, the Faroe Islands’ leading and incumbent communications service provider (CSP). As part of the new partnership, Faroese Telecom will use Ericsson’s leading technologies, to fully modernise their existing network. The new...

Minesto sees potential to upscale Faroe Islands site to 4 MW

September 8 (Renewables Now) - Swedish marine energy developer Minesto AB (FRA:7MN) said today its current 200-kW tidal energy site in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, could be expanded to a 4-MW commercial array. The company also announced a two-year extension of its power purchase agreement (PPA) with local power company SEV...