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Icelanders Seek to Keep Their Language Alive and Out of ‘the Latin Bin’ Click Here to Open in a New Window
The Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English.
House Hunting in ... Reykjavik Click Here to Open in a New Window
With low inventory and high demand, the home market in Reykjavik is booming.
House Hunting in ... Reykjavik Click Here to Open in a New Window
With low inventory and high demand, the home market in Reykjavik is booming.
Equal Pay for Men and Women? Iceland Wants Employers to Prove It Click Here to Open in a New Window
Although the country has had equal pay laws for half a century, gaps still exist, and new legislation is intended to address the imbalances more forcefully.
After Exiting Capital Controls, Iceland Still Wary of Private Investors Click Here to Open in a New Window
Iceland and Greece offer contrasting experiences for foreign investors in banks. Yet as rare examples of European capital controls, both remain risky.
Iceland, Symbol of Financial Crisis, Finally Lifts Capital Controls Click Here to Open in a New Window
The move closes a fraught chapter in the country’s economic history, but Iceland faces new challenges as growth rebounds — some say too quickly for its own good.
Iceland Will Lift Remaining Capital Controls in Place Since 2008 Crash Click Here to Open in a New Window
The country’s finance ministry plans to complete the country’s return to international financial markets this week by easing capital restrictions on households and businesses.
Pineapple Pizza Tests Limits of Presidential Power in Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
Iceland’s president told high school students that that pizza topped with pineapple should be outlawed. Fans of the topping were outraged.
Woman Was Thrown Into Ocean, Autopsy Says, in Murder That Shook Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A leaked autopsy report in the rare killing says that Birna Brjansdottir was alive when she was thrown, but it was not clear if the killer knew that or if she was conscious.
Killing of a Young Woman Grips Iceland Click Here to Open in a New Window
A nation where killings are rare was transfixed by the mystery of a young woman’s disappearance and shaken when her body turned up on a beach.





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