Top 10 News Stories of 2013

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Top 10 News Stories of 2013

It’s time for our annual list of the top stories of the year on Iceland Review Online.

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Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Five of the top ten stories of 2013 were about the Icelandic-connection to the WikiLeaks case while the story about the Icelandic girl, Blær Bjarkardóttir, who took her fight to keep her name to the Icelandic courts and the story about the tourists who dined on an iceberg (which later drifted from shore, leaving them stranded) in a glacial lagoon just west of Jökulsárlón, were also popular having been picked up by the international media.

Here is the list of the top news stories of 2013:

1. FBI Came to Investigate Wikileaks in Iceland

2. Unauthorized FBI Questioning of Icelandic Teen

3. Icelandic ‘Girl’ has Name Approved

4. Noisy Rooster Reported to Police in Iceland Town

5. Tourists Rescued after Dining Out on Iceberg

6. WikiLeaks Movie to be Filmed in Reykjavík

7. Iceland Minister: FBI Used Hacker to Bait WikiLeaks

8. WikiLeaks Movie Crew Start Filming in Reykjavík

9. Archeological Find: A Thousand Year Old Church

10. Anti-Gay Marriage Preacher Causes Controversy in Iceland

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