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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Iceland

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Bitcoin heist: 600 powerful computers stolen in Iceland
Icelandic police arrested 11 people.
Iceland's plan to ban circumcision is causing controversy
Lawmakers want it put on par with female genital mutilation.
One dead and 12 seriously injured after tourist bus overturns in Iceland
Some passengers were airlifted to hospital in the capital city Reykjavík.
'There was prolific evidence of rodent droppings': Three food outlets closed in November
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland served closure orders on three outlets affected by rodent infestation.
World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.
Here's the full draw for next summer's Fifa World Cup in Russia
Vladimir Putin addressed the audience before Gary Lineker hosted the draw in Moscow.
Iceland's government collapses after PM's father vouches for paedophile
The convicted sex offender was applying for “restored honour”, or a legal clean slate.
Shamrock Rovers show class to qualify for Europa League second round
Graham Burke’s excellent first half strike capped off an assured performance from Stephen Bradley’s side.
Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon
Shamrock Rovers face Stjarnan tonight with a 1-0 lead and a priceless away goal from their opening leg in Iceland.
'They're a dangerous team going forward' - Bradley cautious ahead of Rovers' trip to Iceland
Stephen Bradley took over as Shamrock Rovers manager 12 months ago following the club’s exit from Europe.
Iceland's volcano eruption could reveal aerosols' climate change effect
The Icelandic volcano Holuhraun, which erupted in 2014, did not increase the amount of water in the clouds.
'They have a viking mentality' - Bell targets Iceland win in build-up to World Cup campaign
WNT manager Colin Bell expects a tough night in Tallaght as his side gear towards the beginning of their 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign.
Aer Lingus had a particularly sound exchange with Icelandair after leaving their country off a map
Iceland is missing.
270 jobs on the way as Iceland opens string of new Irish stores
Stores are set to open in locations like Fermoy, Galway, Letterkenny and Gorey.
Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women
The law will come into effect in January.
Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.
'The manager will decide if he's happy or not' - Horgan staying grounded after Ireland debut
The Preston winger was introduced during last night’s game against Iceland.
Ireland v Iceland, International friendly
We were back at the Aviva Stadium as Martin O’Neill’s much-changed side faced Iceland.
'The correction': Should the government forgive some of Ireland's mortgage debt?
Iceland forgave a portion of mortgage holders’ debts in 2014.
Iceland in mourning after missing young woman's body found on beach
Birna Brjansdottir was missing for eight days before her body was found.
Mystery: Three sailors arrested after disappearance of young woman in Iceland
Members of Iceland’s elite police unit flew to a trawler to question the crew.
While others look to get out, some politicians in Iceland want a referendum on joining the EU
But what would the referendum be called? IceIn? IcEnter? ReykjavIn?
'You start to see the fear emerging and the self-confidence draining'
England’s Euro 2016 elimination to Iceland took Roy Hodgson completely by surprise.
Iceland (the country) sues 'aggressive' Iceland (the frozen food shop) over name
The Nordic country has taken the case to the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
'It's been a bit taboo ... but it attracts people': Inside the world's biggest penis museum
“It all started as a joke,” the museum’s manager said. “My father had fun just collecting, doing something no one has done before.”
Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short
Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.
Iceland election: Anti-establishment Pirate Party set to shake up political landscape
The party is hoping to capitalise on the deep distrust of the political elite in the wake of the Panama Papers revelations.
Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland
The protest party promotes direct democracy, 35-hour working weeks and total drug decriminalisation for the island nation.
Hot springs, whale watching and winter sun - just some of the great things to see in Iceland
From the Blue Lagoon right up to the Haukadalur valley.
The Iceland football team were welcomed home from the Euros with this spine-tingling 'Viking Clap'
Let’s hear it for the unlikely heroes of the Euros!
France v Iceland, Euro 2016 quarter-final
One of the tournament’s surprise packages looked to cause another upset when they met the hosts at the Stade de France.
Jul 3rd 2016, 9:51 PM Full-time: France 5-2 Iceland France are through to the semi-finals, where they will play Germany.
Jul 3rd 2016, 9:42 PM GOAL! France 5-2 Iceland (Birkir Bjarnason) A second for Iceland! France again undone by a cross and Bjarnason applies the headed finish for his second goal of the tournament.
Jul 3rd 2016, 9:15 PM GOAL! France 4-1 Iceland (Kolbeinn Sigthorsson)  The comeback is on! Sigurdsson whips the ball in for Sigthorsson and the Nantes striker pokes past Lloris. 4-4, anyone…?
Here's the hardest quiz about Iceland you'll take today
The country’s journey at Euro 2016 is the story of the tournament, but how well do you know your geysers from your volcanic ash clouds?
These last-minute Iceland supporters sum up that 'anyone but England' feeling
Frozen football experts.
'It's been the perfect response from England' — Steve McClaren tempts fate as Iceland net winner
McClaren froze on air as Kolbeinn Sigthorsson squeezed what turned out to be the winning goal past Joe Hart.
They've had a tough few months - so it's no surprise Icelanders are losing their minds a little
Their adult population is just a little larger than that of Kildare. So, yes, they’ve been partying.
'The future is bright' - Rooney denies international retirement after England debacle
The captain says he is determined to fight on under a new manager.
Iceland hero Sigurdsson: 'England thought it would be a walk in the park'
Ragnar Sigurdsson feels England underestimated Iceland and expected an easy evening in Nice.
Roy Hodgson resigns as England manager following shock defeat to Iceland
Hodgson won’t be seeking to renew a contract which was due to expire at the end of the tournament.
The dream continues for Iceland as they stun England to book quarter-final spot
Huge shock in France sets up a quarter-final against the hosts.
The Joe Hart howler that gave Iceland a shock lead against England
The England goalkeeper should have done much better for Iceland’s second goal.