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Color Run.

Armed Police Raise Concerns

Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.

Costco.

Elephant and Giraffe in Icelandic Homes

Almost from the moment that wholesale retail club Costco opened its doors at the end of May, locals have speculated on what would become of its two most famous members: the enormous metal elephant and giraffe statues that resided in the middle of the store.

Icelandic men's national football team

Icelandic Men Live Long

According to new figures from Statistics Iceland, the life expectancy in Iceland in 2016 was 80.7 years for men and 83.7 years for women.

Keflavik International Airport

Incident at Airport Called Serious

An incident which occurred at Keflavík International Airport on Friday afternoon, involving a Boeing 737-800 airplane from Primera Air Nordic, has been defined as a serious aircraft incident by the Icelandic Accident Investigation Commission.

Reykjavík

University in 30 cm Deep Water

Floor coverings are ruined and furniture and computers damaged in two auditoriums at the University of Iceland, after they were flooded by groundwater yesterday.

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