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2008-12-05 15:20:00

An Icelandic firm has announced that whale meat imported from Iceland and Norway has gone on sale in Japan.After completing food safety checks, the meat is now being distributed in Iceland's first whale export to Japan in 20 years, according to whaling company Hvalur hf.All three countries have registered exemptions to rules banning international trade in whale products. Last weekend, unconfirmed reports suggested that the meat was on sale, but this is the first official notification.Many...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.