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Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir

U.S. funds and Iceland square up over bond freeze

12 Sep 2016

LONDON/REYKJAVIK A group of U.S. funds battling with Iceland after it froze $1.4 billion of the government's bonds they own are limbering up for a legal fight if Reykjavik continues to stonewall efforts at a deal.

Icelanders celebrate soccer side's French fairytale

23 Jun 2016

REYKJAVIK Icelanders exploded with joy and pride when their national side claimed a 2-1 victory against Austria for a place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 on Wednesday, writing the most glorious page in their sporting history.

Icelanders celebrate soccer side's French fairytale

23 Jun 2016

REYKJAVIK Icelanders exploded with joy and pride when their national side claimed a 2-1 victory against Austria for a place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 on Wednesday, writing the most glorious page in their sporting history.

Icelanders celebrate soccer side's French fairytale

23 Jun 2016

REYKJAVIK, June 23 Icelanders exploded with joy and pride when their national side claimed a 2-1 victory against Austria for a place in the knockout stages of Euro 2016 on Wednesday, writing the most glorious page in their sporting history.

Insight - Iceland's tourism boom fuels recovery, lays bare locals' plight

13 Jun 2016

GRINDAVIK, Iceland On a recent weeknight Iceland's top tourist attraction, the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, is packed with visitors wearing mud masks and quaffing local beer, contributing to a tourism surge that is helping to fix an economy wrecked by the 2008 financial crisis.

Iceland protesters call for government to quit, want immediate vote

08 Apr 2016

REYKJAVIK Icelanders, not satisfied with the departure of the prime minister and a promise to hold elections this autumn, took to the streets again on Thursday to demand the government quit over the Panama Papers leaks.

Swiss police raid UEFA as Panama Papers scandal spreads

08 Apr 2016

ZURICH/REYKJAVIK, Swiss police raided the European soccer body UEFA on Wednesday to seize information about a contract disclosed in the Panama Papers that was signed by Gianni Infantino, now head of the global soccer body FIFA. | Video

Iceland government appoints new PM, to call early elections

07 Apr 2016

REYKJAVIK Iceland's government named a new prime minister and called for early elections in the autumn on Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson quit to become the first global politician brought down by the "Panama Papers" leaks.

A poet and pirate offers alternative for Iceland

07 Apr 2016

OSLO/REYKJAVIK A poet and former WikiLeaks supporter who says revolution is her favourite word, Birgitta Jonsdottir would probably become Iceland's next prime minister if elections were held tomorrow.

A poet and pirate offers alternative for Iceland

06 Apr 2016

OSLO/REYKJAVIK A poet and former WikiLeaks supporter who says revolution is her favorite word, Birgitta Jonsdottir would probably become Iceland's next prime minister if elections were held tomorrow.

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