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Iceland vanquishes Holland 1-0

Iceland beats Holland 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier.

Iceland vanquishes Holland 1-0

Iceland beats Holland 1-0 in Euro 2016 qualifier.

Gunnar, with his parents and brother.

Do you know Iceland’s national anthem?

The Icelandic national anthem is based on a poem by Icelandic poet Matthías Jochumsson (1835-1920), put to music by Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson (1847-1927).

The refugee crisis is touching people from the world over.

"I am Syrian. Thank you for your kindness and humanity."

Now, among the thousands of notes written by Icelanders pledging to help on the Dear Eygló, Syria calling Facebook page, are messages from people from the world over.

Miss Iceland 2015: behind the scenes

Iceland is among the world’s most successful countries in the international Miss World competition, with three victories (1985, 1988 and 2005).

Geraldine Brooks, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction in 2006 for her second novel, March.

“Iceland is the most creatively stimulating place I have ever set foot”

Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks, in a recent interview to promote her new upcoming book The Secret Chord, praised Iceland as “the most creatively stimulating place I have ever set foot”.




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Iceland restates support for embargo on Russia

The refugee crisis, climate issues and relations with Russia have been among the issued discussed at the NB8 meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, yesterday and today.

Bank donates €1 million to hospital

Icelandic bank Arion handed over the donation in a ceremony this morning at the National University Hospital of Iceland (‘Landspítali’) on Hringbraut in central Reykjavik.

A seal chilling in Siglufjörður, north Iceland.

Increase in visitors to Icelandic seal centre

Tourists have greatly increased to the northern town of Hvammstangi and the Húnaþing area in North Icealand, mainly due to the Icelandic Seal Centre located there.

Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur arrives with his wife, investor Lilja Pálmadóttir for the screening of the movie "Everest." Pálmadóttir wore Alexander McQueen and Kormákur a suit by Icelandic designer JÖR.

Icelandic director and wife shine at Everest premiere

Director Baltasar Kormákur and his wife, investor Lilja Pálmadóttir were present at the premiere of Kormákur's film Everest at the Venice Biennale last night. The film opened this prestigious festival.

Liquid steroids seized.

Iceland arrests in global steroids bust

Nine people in Iceland were arrested yesterday as part of a Europe and US-wide crack down on the manufacture and supply of illegal anabolic steroids.

A sea of blue in traditional orange territory.

Tonight’s Holland clash on big screen

The match itself kicks off at 6:45pm, but festivities begin at 5:30pm with warm-up acts from DJs Margeir and Högni.

Save the Children in Iceland plead for special consideration and action towards children that are without parents and that priority be placed on reuniting families.

Plead for aid for children without families

Barnaheill, Save the Children in Iceland released a statement today to all Ministers of the new committee for matters concerning refugees and immigrants.

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