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Fear Of Property Flameout As Housing Prices Rise

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Saturday Apr 19, 2014 at 5:15

Iceland’s economic revival is heating up the housing market, especially in Reykjavík

Fear Of Property Flameout As Housing Prices Rise

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Saturday Apr 19, 2014 at 5:15

Iceland’s economic revival is heating up the housing market, especially in Reykjavík

War Of The D’s

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Saturday Apr 19, 2014 at 4:46

The Final Member, a documentary about Iceland's infamous Penis Museum has opened in movie theatres across the U.S. Watch the trailer here!

War Of The D’s

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Saturday Apr 19, 2014 at 4:46

The Final Member, a documentary about Iceland's infamous Penis Museum has opened in movie theatres across the U.S. Watch the trailer here!

New 3D Map of Iceland

by Iceland Review on Friday Apr 18, 2014 at 11:22

New 3D images of Iceland using satellite imagery provide a more accurate picture of Iceland than has been available before. Munich University along with institutions in Germany have been working on the map in cooperation with Icelandic companies.

Today is Good Friday

by Iceland Review on Friday Apr 18, 2014 at 6:45

Good Friday, or Föstudagurinn langi (‘Long Friday’) in Icelandic, is a bank holiday in Iceland and part of Easter celebrations. It commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is a day of mourning.

Candidate Encourages Boycott Of Slave-Made Chocolate

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:54

Icelandic chocolate is made from cacao beans the could have been picked by slave labour, a Social Democrat candidate for city council points out.

Candidate Encourages Boycott Of Slave-Made Chocolate

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:54

Icelandic chocolate is made from cacao beans the could have been picked by slave labour, a Social Democrat candidate for city council points out.

Airport Workers Labour Dispute Continues

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:48

Airport workers are still finding difficulty reaching a collective bargaining agreement with the Icelandic government, and further delays of flights can be expected.

Airport Workers Labour Dispute Continues

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:48

Airport workers are still finding difficulty reaching a collective bargaining agreement with the Icelandic government, and further delays of flights can be expected.

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SV 7 m/s
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Egilsstaðir Heiðskírt SV 8 m/s 7 °C
London Skýjað A 4 m/s 12 °C
Kaupmannahöfn Heiðskírt N 1 m/s 16 °C
New York Heiðskírt N 0 m/s 12 °C
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Exchange rates

US dollar USD 111,910
Euro EUR 154,900
Pound sterling GBP 187,940
Canadian dollar CAD 101,760
Danish krona DKK 20,745
Norweigan krona NOK 18,786
Swedish krona SEK 17,033
Swiss franc CHF 127,300
Japanese yen JPY 1,094
  Special Drawing Rights XDR 173,480