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  1. FILE PHOTO: Hafthor Julius Bjornsson arrives for the premiere of the final season of "Game of

    Weightlifting: 'The Mountain' Bjornsson deadlifts 501 kg to set world record

    Icelandic actor and strongman Hafthor Bjornsson set a world record for the deadlift on Saturday when he lifted 1,104 pounds (501 kg) at Thor's ...
  2. People walk towards Okjokull glacier in Iceland

    Iceland confirms first death from COVID-19

    Icelandic health authorities said on Tuesday (Mar 24) that a patient in her 70s had died from COVID-19, marking the country's first confirmed ...
  3. A view shows ice flow floating on a lake in front of the Solheimajokull Glacier, where the ice has

    Iceland confirms first case of COVID-19

    Iceland on Friday (Feb 28) confirmed the new coronavirus had reached the subarctic island after a man in his forties, who had recently returned ...
  4. Tourist posing Mount Agung

    How authorities in tourist hotspots keep people safe near volcanoes

    Scientists can generally tell when a volcano is in unrest, but they cannot pinpoint when exactly it will erupt, say experts at the Earth ...
  5. Euro 2020 Qualifier - Group H - Turkey v Iceland

    Turkey qualify for Euro 2020 with draw against Iceland, France also secure spot

    Turkey qualified for the Euro 2020 finals with a goalless draw in a Group H against Iceland on Thursday, with the result also ensuring France a ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Newly manufactured cars of the automobile maker Honda await export at port in Yokohama

    Fallout from Trump's trade wars felt by economies around the world

    The collateral damage of the United States' trade wars is being felt from the fjords of Iceland to the auto factories of Japan.