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Eygló Svala Arnarsdóttir

Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review
eyglo(at)icelandreview.com
Jon Snow and Ygritte in Icelandic cave.

Game of Thrones to Return to Iceland

Season 7 of Game of Thrones will be filmed in Iceland, Northern Ireland and Spain, as HBO has confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. Iceland has appeared in the series before, where Icelandic landscape has mostly been used for scenes north of the wall.

Police

Police to Keep Quiet about Sexual Assaults

Chief of Police in Vestmannaeyjar Páley Borgþórsdóttir told Fréttablaðið today that the police will not inform the media about sexual assaults which may occur during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð, July 29-Agust 1, until after the investigation has been concluded.

Dorrit dances.

First Lady Jumps into Icelandic Goalkeeper’s Lap

Dorrit Mousaieff, wife of President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, jumped into the lap of Icelandic goalkeeper Hannes Halldórsson’s after Iceland’s win over England at Euro 2016 in Nice last night. Dorrit also danced a victory dance with Eggert Ólafsson, former chair of KSÍ.

Football fans at Ingólfstorg.

Icelandic Celebration in Pictures

Thousands of people watched Iceland vs. Portugal outside on a big screen at Ingólfstorg square in downtown Reykjavík yesterday. Iceland Review editor and photographer Páll Stefánsson was also there to take some snapshots, catching the atmosphere.

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