Is Iceland’s ‘Mountain’ a superhero?

15 Nov 2016 Icelandic star actor and weightlifter Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson features as one of ten real-life people whom US website WatchMojo.com suspects might in fact be a superhero.

Heiða Rún attended two shows at London Fashion Week yesterday.

Heiða Rún wows at London Fashion Week

20 Sep 2016 Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir, ord Heida Reed as she is known in Britain made the pages of the Daily Mail for her daring fashion choices at London Fashion Week.

Oops! You can't say that on daytime TV, Heida...

Iceland’s Heida Reed swears on live UK TV

16 Sep 2016 Poldark actress Heiða Rún Sigurðardóttir, or Heida Reed as she is better known in the UK, was left red-faced of the sofa of UK morning television programme This Morning after swearing on live TV.

Iceland’s hit TV drama Trapped returns for a second series

14 Sep 2016 Producers RVK Studi­os and Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV have reached an agreement on starting work on a new series of the mystery television drama.

What this couple WON’T miss when they leave Iceland

29 Aug 2016 This young couple making a new life in Denmark have made a video about the aspects of living in Iceland that they won’t miss once they are gone.

UK reality TV star in wheelchair after Iceland hike

18 Aug 2016 Geordie Shore star Vicky Pattison was left confined to a wheelchair after attempting Iceland’s challenging Landmannalaugar trail to raise money for a breast cancer awareness charity.

Will Jon Snow be back for filming in Iceland?

Iceland to star again in Game of Thrones

19 Jul 2016 Iceland will continue to play a major role in the fantasy series Game of Thrones, as preparations begin for the filming of the seventh series of the hit drama.

Kardashians’ Iceland trip on US television

13 Jul 2016 The Karsdashians’ recent trip to Iceland was shown on reality TV show Keeping Up with the Kardashians on E! last Sunday.

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson í hlutverki sínu í sjónvarpsþáttunum Ófærð.

Iceland’s Trapped makes Best of 2016 TV list

1 Jul 2016 “Trapped certainly shares DNA with its Scandi cousins, but this is not merely a copy,” reads a Guardian review.

Sophie McShera as Daisy in Downton Abbey.

Downton’s Daisy on holiday in Iceland

22 Jun 2016 British actress Sophie McShera – famous for her role as kitchen maid Daisy in the hit British series Downton Abbey – was spotted eating in a Reykjavik restaurant yesterday.

Football fans in hospital can now watch Euro 2016 for free.

Icelandic telecoms company gives sick children free Euro 2016 viewing

13 Jun 2016 Icelandic telecoms company Síminn has agreed to open its pay channels for all football matches in the ongoing Euro 2016 football finals for patients at the children’s ward at Iceland’s national hospital in Reykjavik.

This year's Swedish hosts, Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw.

Iceland crazy for Eurovision – even when they're not in it!

24 May 2016 Iceland’s enthusiasm for the Eurovision Song Contest was in no way dampened by not qualifying this year – with over 95% of the entire TV viewing public tuning in for the grand final.

Iceland’s Trapped nominated for Golden Nymphs

13 Apr 2016 Trapped has been nominated in the category of Best TV Drama Series, and series star Ólafur Darri Ólafsson is in the running for an Outstanding Actor award.

The northern town of Siglufjörður is the setting for Jónasson's atmospheric novels.

Icelandic crime novels to be made into TV series

20 Mar 2016 A British production company has secured the rights to make a new television series based on the books of Icelandic crime novelist Ragnar Jónasson.

Big, hairy and speaks Icelandic: Iceland's unlikely sex symbol

5 Mar 2016 Icelandic actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, star of television drama series Trapped is on the front page of the Saturday Review of The Times today.

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