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The celebration of the smallest country ever to qualify is one impressive sight.
Iceland's Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson arrives at the Presidential residence in Bessastadir, Iceland September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Geirix
Birgitta Jónsdóttir became Iceland’s most famous parliamentarian after challenging the U.S. with WikiLeaks in 2010.
Meanwhile, Brexit is destabilizing the region, Donald Trump is rattling NATO and China is flexing its muscles.
Want proof? It won a Nobel Prize.
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The Blue Lagoon is recognised as one of the wonders of the world.
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And climate change could be to blame.
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‘You have to dare to take new steps, to be bold in the fight against injustice.’
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Because, yes, it should be banned.
Inspired by Iceland
Pineapple-topped pizzas leave the president of Iceland cold. In fact, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson says if he could, he'd pass a law banning pineapple from being used as pizza topping in his count...
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Tourism is now Iceland’s No. 1 industry, but this transformation hasn’t come without growing pains. Other northern regions can take note as they assess their own potential.
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The anti-establishment activist party came third in Iceland’s elections.
The tiny island nation might vote for a big change this Saturday.
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On Wednesday, sky gazers waited with bated breath for the northern night skies to light up with swirling ribbons of color. Fortunately for them, the aurora borealis didn't disappoint. A time-lapse vid...
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A Viking raid on England's soul.
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That wasn't a lucky or fluke win by anyone's standards - Iceland dealt with anything England had to offer with consumate ease, and really, their goalkeeper didn't have all that much to do after the ea...
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Was it good for you, too?
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REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland‘s governing center-right coalition has decided to appoint Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson as new prime minister, Progressive Party MP Hoskuldur Thorhallsson told reporters in pa...
Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, local media reported. Members of Iceland’s opposition had called on the prime minister to resign after documents released as...
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Hordes of protesters swarmed Iceland’s Parliament on Monday to demand that Prime Minister Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson and his government immediately step down and hold early general elections. Documents l...
Iceland’s prime minister is in hot water on Sunday after documents revealed he was once a creditor to the three major Icelandic banks that collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis. After the crisis,...