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Iceland crash out of World Cup after Croatia loss

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA: Croatia secured first place in Group D on Tuesday after a hard-fought 2-1 win over gallant Iceland in Rostov-on-Don, setting up a World Cup last-16 tie with Denmark. While most eyes were on Argentina and their…

Iceland probes 108 named in Panama Papers

REYKJAVIK: Icelandic authorities said on Wednesday that 108 taxpayers whose names were in the "Panama Papers" had been targeted by an investigation for tax evasion. Directorate of Tax Investigations chief, Bryndis Kristjansdottir, said…

Iceland PM quits after Pirates advance in vote

REYKJAVIK: Iceland was gearing up Sunday for tough horsetrading over its next government after the anti-establishment Pirate Party and its allies gained ground against the ruling centre-right in a vote triggered by the Panama Papers…

Iceland unearths rock to appease angry elves

REYKJAVIK: Iceland has been forced to bow to pressure from elves and uncover a supposedly enchanted elfin rock after highway workers accidentally buried it -- infuriating the mythical creatures, reports said Tuesday.