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News 2015 - December

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New Year Welcomed with a Blast

Icelanders celebrate the last day of the year with a fancy dinner, often turkey, and with fireworks at midnight. A special sketch comedy show about the year in review is shown on television and watched by almost the entire Icelandic nation.

Björk

Björk’s Vulnicura among Top 10 Albums of 2015

Björk’s album Vulnicura, released in January, is the fifth best album of 2015, according to The Guardian. “Björk laid her heart so bare on her brutal, beautiful ninth album we could hardly listen. But those that persevered found light at the end of a grueling tunnel,” Music...

Borgartún bank robbery suspects

Bank Robbery: Getaway Car Found, Photo of Suspects Published

The white getaway car, thought to have been used by the men who robbed Landsbanki’s Borgartún branch earlier this afternoon, has been found on Barmahlíð, in the Reykjavík neighborhood of Hlíðar, a short distance from downtown, mbl.is reports. The car is a Ford Transit van with the registration...

Árni Oddur Þórðarson

Businessperson of the Year Named

The Businessperson of the Year was honored at a reception, hosted by Frjáls verslun business magazine, published by Iceland Review publisher Heimur hf, at Radisson BLU Saga Hotel in Reykjavík yesterday.

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