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A new Dating app helps warns Icelanders from dating relatives

Monday, 21 October 2013
In a very small country in terms of population, everyone is related to everyone. One fear is that it can be difficult to find a partner that is out of the family tree. This big problem today in Iceland but technology is on the way.

IMF warns  Iceland's financial stability after government election promises

Thursday, 08 August 2013
International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that Iceland  it might not reach its goal to have a balanced budget next year after  campaign promises made by Iceland's new prime minister reflects the inability to make progress on lifting capital controls.

Iceland MP proposing a bill to its Congress to grant US fugitive leaker, Snowden citizenship

Thursday, 04 July 2013
Icelandic MP and former Minister of the Interior, Ögmundur Jónasson his morning raise the issue which would see the parliament debate on a bill to grant the American NSA whistleblower and fugitive, Edward Snowden, a citizen of Iceland.

Snowden has inquired about political asylum in Iceland- reports

Wednesday, 19 June 2013
Edward Snowden (pictured below), the man who recently exposed that the Obama administration in the USA as wantonly reading and listening to people's messages is reported to have knocked on the door of Iceland to enquire the possibility of seeking political asylum there.

Iceland set for coalition talks after government ousted

Moody's raises Iceland's credit rating

Friday, 08 February 2013
The credit rating agency Moody's on Thursday raised Iceland's credit rating from negative to stable.

Norwegians still have millions in old bank notes stored somewhere though central bank has rejected accepting new exchanges.

Sunday, 06 January 2013
Norwegian banknotes worth an equivalent to Skr638 million is reported to still being kept somewhere unredeemed or unswapped to newer notes after they were taken out of service at the end of last year.

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