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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.

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Not Exactly Escape from Alcatraz

An inmate who escaped from prison in Akureyri, North Iceland yesterday afternoon was recaptured outside a movie theater in the city center later that evening.

Scaling Back Search as Hope Fades

The search for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday will be scaled back over the weekend, according to the South Iceland police.

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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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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...

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Face to Face with Sheep Placenta

Five students at Reykjavík University are planning to put on the market a facial cream including an active ingredient made from the placenta of Icelandic sheep.

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