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Meet the longest word in Icelandic

The longest word in Icelandic is Vaðlaheiðarvegavinnuverkfærageymsluskúrslyklakippuhringurinn. It's a composed word and means the key ring to the tool work shed in the road works of Vaðlaheiði.
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Meet the longest word in Icelandic

The longest word in Icelandic is Vaðlaheiðarvegavinnuverkfærageymsluskúrslyklakippuhringurinn. It's a composed word and means the key ring to the tool work shed in the road works of Vaðlaheiði.

18 pictures of magical Mývatnssveit in North Iceland

Mývatnssveit is an area of extremes in North Iceland. Lake Mývatn with its deep blue colour surrounded by old craters, bubbling clay in Námaskarð geothermal area. The green vegetation in the warm summers and blue of the biting frost in winter.
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18 pictures of magical Mývatnssveit in North Iceland

Mývatnssveit is an area of extremes in North Iceland. Lake Mývatn with its deep blue colour surrounded by old craters, bubbling clay in Námaskarð geothermal area. The green vegetation in the warm summers and blue of the biting frost in winter.

Experience the unique Icelandic horse

Displaying incredible sturdiness, strength as well as beauty and temperament, these animals truly know how to survive in Iceland’s most extreme conditions, no matter what the weather may throw at them.
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Experience the unique Icelandic horse

Displaying incredible sturdiness, strength as well as beauty and temperament, these animals truly know how to survive in Iceland’s most extreme conditions, no matter what the weather may throw at them.

Sif Saga is one of Iceland's most sought after models

Icelandic models Sif Saga stars in the new Winky Lux cosmetics campaign. Saga, who has been on the cover of Harper's Bazaar lives in Los Angeles and is forging a successful modelling career.
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Sif Saga is one of Iceland's most sought after models

Icelandic models Sif Saga stars in the new Winky Lux cosmetics campaign. Saga, who has been on the cover of Harper's Bazaar lives in Los Angeles and is forging a successful modelling career.

Storm Callum to pass quickly through Iceland

Storm Callum, which is passing across Britain with rain and wind will pass quickly over Iceland resulting in some wind and rain tonight in South East Iceland.
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Storm Callum to pass quickly through Iceland

Storm Callum, which is passing across Britain with rain and wind will pass quickly over Iceland resulting in some wind and rain tonight in South East Iceland.

Queues as new H&M store opens in Reykjavik city centre

Around fifty to seventy people waited in line to enter the new H&M and H&M Home stores in the new Hafnartorg shopping centre in the heart of Reykjavik.
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Queues as new H&M store opens in Reykjavik city centre

Around fifty to seventy people waited in line to enter the new H&M and H&M Home stores in the new Hafnartorg shopping centre in the heart of Reykjavik.

Boost in ticket sales to Iceland-Switzerland match on Monday

There was a boost in ticket sales during the Iceland-France match last night when Iceland scored two goals. Only 2.500 tickets are left to the Iceland- Switzerland match taking place in Laugardalsvöllur stadium on Monday.
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Boost in ticket sales to Iceland-Switzerland match on Monday

There was a boost in ticket sales during the Iceland-France match last night when Iceland scored two goals. Only 2.500 tickets are left to the Iceland- Switzerland match taking place in Laugardalsvöllur stadium on Monday.

Iceland draws 2:2 against France last night

Iceland played an exciting match against France last night. The French team looked set for defeat after Iceland scored two goals by Birkir Bjarnason and Kari Arnason.
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Iceland draws 2:2 against France last night

Iceland played an exciting match against France last night. The French team looked set for defeat after Iceland scored two goals by Birkir Bjarnason and Kari Arnason.

Icelandic college students interested in learning Slovakian

Representatives from the Comenius university in Slovakia have shown interest in supporting study of Slovakian in Iceland. The reason is the great surge of Icelandic students to Slovakia.
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Icelandic college students interested in learning Slovakian

Representatives from the Comenius university in Slovakia have shown interest in supporting study of Slovakian in Iceland. The reason is the great surge of Icelandic students to Slovakia.

Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd guest of honour at Northern Wave Film Festival

The Northern Wave International Film Festival takes place betwen 26th to the 28th of October 2018 in the tiny town of Rif in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Guest of honour at the festival is Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd who co-wrote and produced the Terminator.
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Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd guest of honour at Northern Wave Film Festival

The Northern Wave International Film Festival takes place betwen 26th to the 28th of October 2018 in the tiny town of Rif in Snæfellsnes, Iceland. Guest of honour at the festival is Hollywood producer Gale Anne Hurd who co-wrote and produced the Terminator.

Tourist falls into Svínafell lagoon

Rescue teams and a National Coastguard helicopter were called out to Öræfi in South East Iceland yesterday to rescue a tourist who fell into Svínafellslón lagoon.
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Tourist falls into Svínafell lagoon

Rescue teams and a National Coastguard helicopter were called out to Öræfi in South East Iceland yesterday to rescue a tourist who fell into Svínafellslón lagoon.

New bill on fish farming passes at Icelandic parliament

The new bill proposed by Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Kristján Þór Júlíusson on changes to fish farming laws passed at Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament last night shortly after eleven pm. The bill was approved by 45 votes and six MP's cho
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New bill on fish farming passes at Icelandic parliament

The new bill proposed by Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture, Kristján Þór Júlíusson on changes to fish farming laws passed at Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament last night shortly after eleven pm. The bill was approved by 45 votes and six MP's chose to pass on voting.

Imagine Peace tower lit amongst spectacular Northern Lights

Crowds attended the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono last night, on what would have been John Lennon's 78th birthday.
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Imagine Peace tower lit amongst spectacular Northern Lights

Crowds attended the lighting of the Imagine Peace Tower by Yoko Ono last night, on what would have been John Lennon's 78th birthday.

Mousekeeping cat in Iceland becomes world famous

Tabby cat Pál Dáníelsdóttir lives in Fosshótel Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland and works as a Mousekeeper. A photo of her staff pass has already received nine thousand likes on Reddit.
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Mousekeeping cat in Iceland becomes world famous

Tabby cat Pál Dáníelsdóttir lives in Fosshótel Hellnar in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland and works as a Mousekeeper. A photo of her staff pass has already received nine thousand likes on Reddit.

Cliffs with nesting birds at new nature exhibition in Reykjavik

Taxidermied birds have now been placed on cliffs in a replica of Látrabjarg in the West Fjords, one of Europe's biggest bird cliffs, inside the Pearl in Reykjavik.
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Cliffs with nesting birds at new nature exhibition in Reykjavik

Taxidermied birds have now been placed on cliffs in a replica of Látrabjarg in the West Fjords, one of Europe's biggest bird cliffs, inside the Pearl in Reykjavik.

Tourists from US generally happy about Iceland trip

A new survey conducted by Ferðamannapulsinn shows that of those tourists who visited Iceland in August, Americans are the happiest about their stay. Americans are also the most numerous tourists to visit Iceland, or forty percent of all tourists.
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Tourists from US generally happy about Iceland trip

A new survey conducted by Ferðamannapulsinn shows that of those tourists who visited Iceland in August, Americans are the happiest about their stay. Americans are also the most numerous tourists to visit Iceland, or forty percent of all tourists.

Launch of Icelandic blueberry beer and crowberry wine

Ragnheiður Axel and Liljar Már Þorbjörnsson have founded an Icelandic brewery whose aim is to make use of underutilized Icelandic ingredients such as crowberries and blueberries. Their first two products, a blueberry beer and a crowberry wine were present
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Launch of Icelandic blueberry beer and crowberry wine

Ragnheiður Axel and Liljar Már Þorbjörnsson have founded an Icelandic brewery whose aim is to make use of underutilized Icelandic ingredients such as crowberries and blueberries. Their first two products, a blueberry beer and a crowberry wine were presented last Thursday at Skúli Craft Bar.

Icelanders remain opposed to EU membership

Most Icelanders remain firmly opposed to the idea of joining the European Union according to the results of a new opinion poll produced by Gallup for the organisation Já Ísland which campaigns for Icelandic membership of the bloc.
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Icelanders remain opposed to EU membership

Most Icelanders remain firmly opposed to the idea of joining the European Union according to the results of a new opinion poll produced by Gallup for the organisation Já Ísland which campaigns for Icelandic membership of the bloc.

Minister puts new bill forward for temporary licences for salmon farms

Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture will today be putting a new bill forward to change laws on fish farming. If the bill goes through, salmon farming companies would be allowed temporary licences.
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Minister puts new bill forward for temporary licences for salmon farms

Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture will today be putting a new bill forward to change laws on fish farming. If the bill goes through, salmon farming companies would be allowed temporary licences.

Hank and Tank return with a new album and a duo with Keren Ann

After an eight-year-long hiatus duo Hank & Tank are releasing a new album which features a duo with French-Israeli singer Keren Ann. Hank & Tank are comprised of Singapore Sling frontman Henrik Björnsson and filmmaker Þorgeir Guðmundsson.
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Hank and Tank return with a new album and a duo with Keren Ann

After an eight-year-long hiatus duo Hank & Tank are releasing a new album which features a duo with French-Israeli singer Keren Ann. Hank & Tank are comprised of Singapore Sling frontman Henrik Björnsson and filmmaker Þorgeir Guðmundsson.

Icelandic government does not pay men to marry Icelandic women

A new viral article is going around the internet saying that the Icelandic government will pay men of foreign nationality to marry Icelandic women. This is a rumour persisting since 2016 due to several fake news articles and Icelandic women are regularly bei
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Icelandic government does not pay men to marry Icelandic women

A new viral article is going around the internet saying that the Icelandic government will pay men of foreign nationality to marry Icelandic women. This is a rumour persisting since 2016 due to several fake news articles and Icelandic women are regularly being inundated with friend requests from strangers on Facebook.

Government meets about salmon farm production in West Fjords

The Icelandic Government is holding a meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation that has arisen in Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords after operator licences for two salmon farming companies were revoked.
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Government meets about salmon farm production in West Fjords

The Icelandic Government is holding a meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation that has arisen in Patreksfjörður and Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords after operator licences for two salmon farming companies were revoked.

Espionage on Iceland exists, confirms state police

The Icelandic state police have made a written reply to a query by Morgunblaðið newspaper on whether foreign countries spy on Iceland like in other states. The reply states that it is the assessment of the state police that foreign countries engage in ongo
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Espionage on Iceland exists, confirms state police

The Icelandic state police have made a written reply to a query by Morgunblaðið newspaper on whether foreign countries spy on Iceland like in other states. The reply states that it is the assessment of the state police that foreign countries engage in ongoing espionage in Iceland.

Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace Tower lit Tuesday night

Iceland’s Imagine Peace Tower will be illuminated at 8 pm on Tuesday October 9th on the 76th anniversary of the birth of Beatles star, John Lennon. The art piece is a symbol for John and Yoko’s fight for peace.
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Yoko Ono's Imagine Peace Tower lit Tuesday night

Iceland’s Imagine Peace Tower will be illuminated at 8 pm on Tuesday October 9th on the 76th anniversary of the birth of Beatles star, John Lennon. The art piece is a symbol for John and Yoko’s fight for peace.

Crowds of people at Grótta, West Reykjavik last night to see Northern Lights

Last night, spectacular Northern Lights were visible in the early evening. Crowds of people headed to the Grótta beach and lighthouse in West Reykjavik to observe them.
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Crowds of people at Grótta, West Reykjavik last night to see Northern Lights

Last night, spectacular Northern Lights were visible in the early evening. Crowds of people headed to the Grótta beach and lighthouse in West Reykjavik to observe them.

Increase in Icelandic teenagers using crack cocaine

Chief patrol officer at the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police Guðmundur Fylkisson said speaking to mbl.is that teenagers aged 15-17 are increasingly smoking crack cocaine. "This young group of kids are reckless enough to try anything.
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Increase in Icelandic teenagers using crack cocaine

Chief patrol officer at the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police Guðmundur Fylkisson said speaking to mbl.is that teenagers aged 15-17 are increasingly smoking crack cocaine. "This young group of kids are reckless enough to try anything.

Snow on many roads in Iceland today

There is a covering of snow on the road leading to Nesjavellir from Reykjavik and there are icy patches on the road to Bláfjöll. There are also icy patches on Klettháls, Hálfdán and Dynjandisheiði on the West Fjords and on Hrafnseyrarheiði.
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Snow on many roads in Iceland today

There is a covering of snow on the road leading to Nesjavellir from Reykjavik and there are icy patches on the road to Bláfjöll. There are also icy patches on Klettháls, Hálfdán and Dynjandisheiði on the West Fjords and on Hrafnseyrarheiði.

Ed Sheeran ticket sales beat all Icelandic records

Iceland's Ed Sheeran craze continues as the second concert for summer 2019 went on sale this morning. Ten thousand people waited online for ticket sales to begin.
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Ed Sheeran ticket sales beat all Icelandic records

Iceland's Ed Sheeran craze continues as the second concert for summer 2019 went on sale this morning. Ten thousand people waited online for ticket sales to begin.

The Icelandic Economic Crisis of October 2008 remembered

In October 2008 saw the collapse of three major banks in Iceland plunging the country into financial crisis. People lost a great part of their savings and the Icelandic state was almost bankrupt. The general public were outraged and protests took place outsid
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The Icelandic Economic Crisis of October 2008 remembered

In October 2008 saw the collapse of three major banks in Iceland plunging the country into financial crisis. People lost a great part of their savings and the Icelandic state was almost bankrupt. The general public were outraged and protests took place outside banks and public buildings.

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