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Startup Iceland takes place at Harpa Concert hall and Conference Centre

Startup Iceland Explores Health and Personal Data in a Post-GDPR Digital Economy

Startup Iceland, taking place in Reykjavik Iceland 31 May - 1 June 2017, will dive into the implications and opportunities of the impending Europe GDPR on personal data and digital health and what that may mean globally for digital companies and the people who use their services.

Startup Iceland takes place at Harpa Concert hall and Conference Centre

Startup Iceland Explores Health and Personal Data in a Post-GDPR Digital Economy

Startup Iceland, taking place in Reykjavik Iceland 31 May - 1 June 2017, will dive into the implications and opportunities of the impending Europe GDPR on personal data and digital health and what that may mean globally for digital companies and the people who use their services.

Catch the famous "Heima" documentary on   a tour that Sigur Rós made of Iceland in 2006.

Watch prize-winning Icelandic movies at Reykjavik's arthouse cinema

If you're interested in Icelandic film, you should know that the latest prize-winning offerings of cinema in Iceland can be viewed at Bíó Paradís in central Reykjavik.

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The Kex Hostel karaoke last year with Sigriður Thorlacius of Hjaltalín singing.

Live karaoke night at Kex on Thursday

Kex Hostel are celebrating summer by hosting a live karaoke tonight. Anyone can register to sing with a live band of some very talented musicians.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, MP for the Progressive Party.

Former PM of Iceland forms new progressive society

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM and former leader of the Progressive Party who was implicated in the Panama Papers last year, has announced the founding of a new society called Framfarafélagið (The Progressive Society). He says he's not creating a new poltical party but that the society will probably develop with time.

The new staircase can be seen here.

Improved access at Iceland' Gullfoss waterfall

Tourists are now using the new staircase at Gulfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall and one of the country's most popular tourist spots.

An unconventional family.

Swan pair in Iceland adopt a couple of goslings

A swan pair in Mýrdalur, South East Iceland have adopted two goslings whom they are raising along with their two cygnets.

Over twenty minutes of sitting in a temperature of 0.

Iceland's ice bathing champion beats record

Vilhjálmur Andri Einarsson is the winner of the Icelandic ice bathing championship which took place in Blönduós, North Iceland yesterday.

The Pink Street Boys wear their sunglasses after dark.

New video from Iceland's bad boys of music

Iceland's loudest band, or so they claim, the Pink Street Boys have just released a new video to their song Wet, from their forthcoming album Sleazus due in September.

Guðrún Straumfjörð celebrates her birthday at the Sóltún nursing home where she will be indulging in cakes and coffee.

Iceland's second oldest person: No key to longevity

Guðrún Straumfjörð is Iceland's second oldest Icelander and is celebrating her 106th birthday today. She was born on May 24th, 1911, a few weeks before the University of Iceland was founded and attended Marlene Dietrich's Iceland concert in 1944.

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