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Four Icelandic bank executives jailed
An Icelandic court has sentenced four former Kaupthing bankers to jail for market abuses related to a large stake taken in the bank by a Qatari sheikh just before it went under in late 2008.
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When you spend time with Icelanders, you will sooner or later experience that they have a very special sense of humor: dark, dry and often crude.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Heated sidewalks: Iceland has them, Saskatoon wants them
This isn't a magical land -- it's Iceland, and the City of Saskatoon is looking towards it and a few other Scandinavian countries for inspiration.
Iceland Sedlabanki Leaves Rates Unchanged on Stronger Krona
Iceland's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged as currency interventions cooled inflation and warned a stronger recovery may force faster tightening.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
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Cops Shoot Man
Read the title again. Ok. Now read it one more time. What was your first reaction? Was it, "so what"? Was it, "again"? Perhaps it was "so what's new?".
The Nature of Things
John Ruppert, a sculptor who uses earthly materials and forms, didn't really know what he would be doing when he went to Iceland for a residency in Reykjavik last summer.
Rite.se - Anton Orn Arnarson
Coming straight out of Iceland is this new edit from Anton Orn Arnarson. Iceland sure does have some spots and Anton sure knows how to put them to good use! "Anton Orn Arnarson from Reykjavik, Iceland, has been on our PRO team for some years now.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The holiday season is not a time for pessimism, cynicism, or even harsh criticism.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Sharyn Finnegan Solo Exhibit Set for Blue Mountain Gallery, 12/26-1/25
Native New York artist, Sharyn Finnegan, is having a solo exhibit at the Blue Mountain Gallery dedicated to the view south from her mother's window on West 9th Street in Greenwich Village, a view she looked at growing up, as well as early on the morning of the 11th of September 2001.
Record Hot Water Use in Reykjavik
Close to Iceland's KeflavA k International Airport lies a special bridge. It connects two continents, America to the west and Europe to the east, as it lies across the point where two tectonic plates are diverging.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Divorce Corp. Movie Review
Candor Entertainment Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on RottenTomatoes.com Grade: B+ Director: Joe Sorge Screenwriter: Joe Sorge, James D. Scurlock, Philip Sternberg, Blake Harjes Screened at: Critics' link, NYC, 12/7/13 Opens: January 14, 2014 In Shakespeare's Henry VI, part 2, act 4, scene 2, Dick the Butcher says, "Let's kill ... (more)
Nordic House Launches Christmas Concerts
Each day from December 1 to 23, an artist will perform at 12:34 pm at the Nordic House in ReykjavA k.
Reykjavik ~ Iceland The Queen of The North...
It is created with infinite patience by the artist Metin Bereketli -- by millions of free-hand strokes applied with a thin brush on a canvas through the aid of a magnifying glass.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Minus 24A C in Northwest Iceland
The temperature dropped to -24A C in the HAonaA3 4ing municipality of Northwest Iceland this morning.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
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Governor LePage says climate change could have a positive impact on Maine
Speaking at the Maine Transportation Conference, the governor said, "Everybody looks at the negative part of global warning.
Contract Pharma Breaking News
Alvotech Invests in Biosimilar Portfolio
Alvotech plans to invest $250 million in the development and manufacture of a portfolio of biosimilar monoclonal antibodies.
Up or Down, Iceland?
One issue everybody is talking about is the downsizing of the national broadcasting service RAsV .
New Iceland Book Releases, Literary Prize Nominations Announced
IR contributor Edward Hancox has just released a free bonus chapter of his debut Iceland, Defrosted .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Floating Icebergs in Iceland: Jukulsarlon
Visited this spot after many hours of driving from Reykjavik. I arrived here at around 11pm, but in late July it was still completely light out.
Sundance announces selections for NEXT category
Pure, bold works distinguished by an innovative, forward-thinking approach to storytelling populate this program.