Benedikt Jóhannesson holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Mathematics from the Florida State University. He is born in Reykjavík. Since 1983 he has been running a consulting company Talnakönnun (Data Analysis) and since 2000 the publishing company Heimur. He has been board member of various Icelandic companies, including some of Iceland's largest companies. Benedikt has published a collection of short stories. He is the editor of a weekly newsletter on Icelandic business and economics.
Sigmundur Davíð gained international fame in an interview which has been on virtually every news hour and numerous comedy shows worldwide.
The most unusual bathing place in Iceland, a natural pool to the north-east of the newly formed lava at Holuhraun in the 2014-15 eruption, has now disappeared.
In an interview with Fréttatíminn Ragnar says: “It sucks to hear a hypocrite give a speech on Christian values” commenting on the Republican nominee son’s passionate speech at the RNC.
Should some repairs be needed at his old apartment, president elect Guðni Th. has stated that he will come personally to fix things.
The research has already unearthed two structures built before 1226. One might even have been built by one of the earliest settlers in Iceland around the year 900.
Because Katla is under a glacier, an eruption will be accompanied with a major flood that could do considerable damage to houses, roads and bridges in the area. People who remembered the 1918 eruption shook with fear many year later when they recalled the outburst.
Dorrit Moussaieff, wife of Ólafur Ragnar Grímssson, President of Iceland, used tax shelters for some of her considerable fortune, according to documents released to Le Monde, Süddeutshe Zeitung and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
Yesterday, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson announced in his New Year’s Day address that he would not run again for reelection.