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News 2017 - July

Icelandic women's football team.

United under Uniquely Icelandic ‘Dóttir’ Name

In a nation where people are listed in the phone directory according to first name, the fact that the members of the Icelandic national women’s football team bear their ‘surnames’ on the back of their football shirts for UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 has attracted some attention.

France beats Iceland 1-0 Netherlands 2017

France Beats Iceland 1-0

The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to France last night 1-0 in its first match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands.

Reservoir near Búðarhálsvirkjun.

Maps with Sunken Road Still for Sale

A stretch of road, sunk underwater in the creation of a reservoir for the Búðarháls hydroelectric plant in southern Iceland, still appears on road maps sold around Iceland today.

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