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Rare Moonbow in West Iceland’s Night Sky

A rare phenomenon called a moonbow, or moon rainbow, was caught on camera near Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, Sunday evening.
Elska magazine cover

Icelandic Men Pose Naked in ELSKA

Icelandic men will have nothing to hide in the next issue of the erotic, gay, British magazine ELSKA, whose name means ‘love’ in Icelandic.

Sunna Rannveig and Bjarki Þór


Icelanders Are European MMA Champions

Sunna Rannveig Davíðsdóttir and Bjarki Þór Pálsson became MMA European champions at the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships in Birmingham, England, last weekend.


Nordic House Christmas Calendar

The Nordic House, Reykjavík, has announced its annual Christmas Calendar―daily performances December 1-23 at 12:34 pm in the building’s Black Box on the lower floor.

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Source: The Central Bank of Iceland
Updated: November 26, 2015 04:30

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Refugees on Lesbos, Greece

Icelandic Red Cross Sends Delegate to Greece

The Icelandic Red Cross has sent a delegate, Páll Biering, associate professor of psychiatric nursing, to Greece. This is the first time this century that Iceland sends a delegate to a country within Europe.


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Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Arctic Circle Opens

President Ólaf­ur Ragn­ar Gríms­son this morning opened the Arctic Circle Conference at Harpa concert hall.