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Krispy Kreme doughnuts are made following a secret recipe.

First Krispy Kreme to open in Smáralind shopping mall

Iceland is the first Nordic nation to offer Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The first Krispy Kreme is to open at the Smáralind shopping mall in Kópavogur, in the greater Reykjavik area.

Krispy Kreme doughnuts are made following a secret recipe.

First Krispy Kreme to open in Smáralind shopping mall

Iceland is the first Nordic nation to offer Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The first Krispy Kreme is to open at the Smáralind shopping mall in Kópavogur, in the greater Reykjavik area.

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Björk at the Royal Albert Hall, here wearing a mask by James Merry and a stunning "light" dress by Icelandic designer Hildur Yeoman.

Rave reviews for Björk at the Royal Albert Hall

Icelandic artist Björk has received outstanding reviews in the British media for her concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday night.

New Icelandair booking bot receives travel award

Icelandair’s new Facebook Messenger Stopover Bot has been named ‘Best Mobile Technology Initiative’ by Fut­ure Tra­vel Experience.

Girls in Iceland can now be called Angelina, but Brad would undoubtedly be a no-no.

Angelina passes with the Icelandic naming committee

Iceland’s famous naming committee, the committee responsible for ruling on permissible Icelandic first names, has voted yes on the girl's name Angelina.

Icelandic teenagers abandoning smoking and drinking

A new study has shown that 15-16-year-olds in Iceland smoke and drink considerably less than their European counterparts, with results improving dramatically over the years.

Five Icelanders named in new leaked ‘Bahama Papers’

The names of five Icelanders appear in the so-called ‘Bahama Papers’, a new cache of offshore files leaked to German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Justin Bieber wearing a JÖR houndstooth jacket.

Bieber wears Icelandic design and Daily Mail readers freak out

Justin Bieber, who performed two concerts in Iceland earlier this month, was photographed wearing a houndstooth jacket by Icelandic designer Guðmundur Jörundsson of JÖR. The fashionable readers of the Daily Mail are not convinced.

Snowfall as Iceland moves into autumn

The autumn equinox occurs today at 2:21pm – and the weather is certainly not wasting any time in letting us know.

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