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Actor Tom Cruise arriving in Iceland on his private jet.

Private jet travellers enticed to Iceland

The Iceland Naturally marketing initiative is now trying to get private jets to refuel in Iceland, offering a gift pack of Icelandic beer, Brennivín (the local strong aquavit), a case of Icelandic Glacial bottled water and skin care products from the Blue Lagoon.

Actor Tom Cruise arriving in Iceland on his private jet.

Private jet travellers enticed to Iceland

The Iceland Naturally marketing initiative is now trying to get private jets to refuel in Iceland, offering a gift pack of Icelandic beer, Brennivín (the local strong aquavit), a case of Icelandic Glacial bottled water and skin care products from the Blue Lagoon.

Helga Lilja Magnúsdóttir wearing a jacket from her label Helicopter .

Fashion: Inspired by emotions

Berlin-based designer from Iceland, Helga Lilja Magnúsdóttir wanted to become a florist as a child. Now, she's the talent behind design label Helicopter.

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An Icelandair jet at KEF.

Iceland asylum protestors could be charged with hijacking

Two Icelandic women who staged a protest on board an Icelandair jet against the deportation of a Nigerian asylum seeker could face charges of hijacking and a minimum two-year prison sentence.

Lin with a young Icelandic fan.

NBA’s Jeremy Lin does Running Man in Iceland

Lin has recently been on holiday in Iceland, visiting Akureyri and playing and shooting some hoops with a young Icelandic fan who bumped into him in an ice-cream shop.

This mosaic of Ganymede was made using 45 images obtained by Voyager 1 on March 5, 1979 over a period of about 2 hours. The image is in approximate true colours.

Icelander publishes new image from Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon

Software developer Björn Jónsson has received international acclaim for processing images from the Voyager missions. His latest feat is a mosaic of Ganymede, which sheds new light on this largest moon of Jupiter.

Russia PM wants to extend Iceland embargo to end 2017

Russia PM wants to extend Iceland embargo to end 2017

Russia has banned the importing of food from a great many Western countries in retaliation for sanctions against Russia for their action in Ukraine. Iceland was added to the list in August last year.

Iceland ATC strike disrupting transatlantic flights

Ongoing industrial action by Icelandic air traffic controllers is not just disrupting traffic at Iceland’s main international airport – it is also having an effect on the transatlantic operations of airlines worldwide.

Summer heat in the city centre.

Summer heat for Iceland this week

Twenty degrees Centigrade may not be a great deal in many parts of the world, but when the forecast is for that double figure, Icelanders rejoice. It looks like summer sunshine and warm temperatures will hit the country this week.

Dettifoss is reputed to be Europe's most powerful waterfall.

Danger at Dettifoss waterfall - road closed off

According to an announcement by the Iceland Road Administration the viewing site of Dettifoss waterfall has been declared dangerous due to water growth and icy, slippery conditions.

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