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Kjartan Bjarni Björgvinsson, director of the Special Investigation Commission of the Icelandic Parliament and  Finnur Þór Vilhjálmsson, who also works for the commission.

Serious fraud and deception of Icelandic Government in sale of Agricultural bank

The Special Investigation Commission of the Icelandic Parliament released a report yesterday stating that they have proved that the Icelandic Government was deceived both before and after the sale of the Agricultural Bank of Iceland (Búnaðarbankinn) to German Bank Hauck & Auf­häuser.

Kjartan Bjarni Björgvinsson, director of the Special Investigation Commission of the Icelandic Parliament and  Finnur Þór Vilhjálmsson, who also works for the commission.

Serious fraud and deception of Icelandic Government in sale of Agricultural bank

The Special Investigation Commission of the Icelandic Parliament released a report yesterday stating that they have proved that the Icelandic Government was deceived both before and after the sale of the Agricultural Bank of Iceland (Búnaðarbankinn) to German Bank Hauck & Auf­häuser.

“How deep could this Icelandic talent pool possibly be?”

Iceland won Ireland 1:0 in a friendly football match between the two nations, to the surprise of many as Iceland was missing many star players. Irish journalist wonders if the coach simply offered a free trip to Dublin to anyone willing to participate in the match.

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A certified coach stop at Hverfisgata.  A new committee has called for many more such stops as now, coaches are randomly stopping at hotels and guesthouses in the city centre, blocking traffic.

Tourist coaches wreaking havoc in city centre

Coaches picking up or dropping off tourists to hotels and apartments in the Reykjavik city centre are causing traffic problems. A new committee has been formed to control coach traffic in this area.

Jóhannesson will have a personal meeting with Putin on Thursday.

Icelandic President on his way to meet with Putin

Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is now travelling to Arkhangelsk in Russia to participate in a conference called The Arctic: Ter­ritory of Dia­logue along with Sauli Niinisto, President of Finland, and Vladimir Putin, President of Russia.

Smári Organics markets their skyr as Icelandic yoghurt, not skyr, although the product is actually skyr.

Organic Icelandic skyr in the US

Skyr is becoming very popular in the US. Icelander Smári Ásmundsson is the founder of Smári Organics which produces the only organic skyr on the US market.

Members of the Ásatrú religion in Iceland conducting a ceremony for the spirit guardians of Iceland.

Enormous increase in Pagan Ásatrú religion in Iceland

Since 2014 there has been a 50% increase in registered members of the Ásatrú pagan religious movement in Iceland which worships the ancient Norse gods such as Ódin, Thor and Freyja.

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Video: Life on a tiny remote island in Iceland

"I don‘t feel as though I‘m isolated here, it doesn‘t annoy me. If the weather is bad I can‘t go anywhere but that‘s just fine. It doesn‘t bother me at all," says Svavar Baldursson, farmer on the island of Vigur in the straits of Ísafjörður in the West Fjords.

The Bike Cave is famous for their vegan burgers.

A bike cave and café in a picturesque quarter of Reykjavik

Called the Bike Cave, the venue offers cheap, good fast food, including a now famous vegan burger.

Canadian artist Steven Nederveen hosts workshop in Iceland

The painting Ocean crossing was created by Canadian artist Steven Nederveen for the Canadian Embassy in Iceland in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary. Nederveen will be hosting a workshop in Iceland on March 28th in Akureyri and March 30th in Reykjavik.

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