“They Are Part of Our History”

12 Nov The 700 manuscripts, written in Iceland in the Middle Ages, that used to be part of the collection of Icelandic manuscript collector Árni Magnússon (1663-1730), are to remain at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen.

From Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.

Trump Sends Delegation to Greenland

25 Oct The United States has not lost interest in Greenland, although US President Donald Trump’s desire to purchase the autonomous territory from Denmark was not well received in the summer.

US President Donald Trump.

Trump Cancels Denmark Visit since PM Won’t Discuss Sale of Greenland

21 Aug US President Donald Trump has announced on Twitter that he is postponing his state visit to Denmark.

From Kulusuk, Greenland.

How about Greenland Buying the USA?

20 Aug Some reporters in Denmark are having a blast, following news reports of US President Donald Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland – an idea generally regarded as absurd in Greenland and Denmark.

From Kulusuk, Greenland.

Greenland Won’t Be Sold to Trump

19 Aug In response to a report last week in the Wall Street Journal, stating that US President Donald Trump is interested in purchasing Greenland from Denmark, the government of Greenland and Danish politicians stressed Friday that Greenland is not for sale.

US President Donald Trump.

Is Trump Interested in Buying Greenland?

16 Aug The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that US President Donald Trump has numerous times expressed interest in purchasing Greenland.

Letters from Iceland Nobel winner Laxness auctioned

6 Sep 2016 A set of letters written by Iceland Nobel Literature laureate Halldór Laxness to the Danish translator of his books are going under the hammer in a Danish auction house today.

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.

Guðmundur Guðmundsson (left) and the Danish players celebrating their victory.

Icelanders driving force behind Olympic handball success

22 Aug 2016 Three of the six medals won in the handball competition of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were won by teams under Icelandic managers.

Daniel Carlsen.

Danish nationalists hit back at “ashamed” Icelanders

11 Jul 2016 Leader of the Danish far-right nationalist Party of the Danes Daniel Carsen has dropped a video on social media accusing Iceland of being ashamed of the fact that their national football team is “Icelandic”.

The word France shown in inverted commas.

Iceland FA slams far-right racist Euro 2016 image

7 Jul 2016 The Football Association of Iceland (KSÍ) has condemned the unauthorised use of a photograph of an Icelandic player on a race-related image published by a Danish far-right nationalist political party.

Icelandic design ‘Iceland in Euro 2016’ key-chain

4 Jul 2016 Euro 2016 may be over for Iceland, but that’s no reason for our pride in Iceland’s national football team to waver.

Copenhagen, Denmark.

Icelanders club together to aid homeless compatriot

2 May 2016 A group of Icelandic expats in the Danish capital of Copenhagen have responded massively to a call for help to assist a fellow Icelander living on the streets of the city.

Girl Power: Reykjavikurdætur project a strong feminist image.

Rap group Reykjavikurdætur at Roskilde music festival

1 Mar 2016 Icelandic female rap group Reykjavikurdætur have announced a tour of Britain in March and an appearance at the Roskilde music festival in Denmark in June.

Crowds on Laugavegur in downtown Reykjavik.

Population: Foreign nationals on the rise - Icelanders moving abroad

2 Feb 2016 The population of Iceland increased by 1.440 individuals in the last quarter of 2015 with 970 babies born and 520 people who died. Most of the foreign nationals who moved to Iceland last year were from Denmark.


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