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Ari Eldjárn: Pardon My Icelandic review – footie, Thor and Scandi noir
Puncturing his country’s national stereotypes stays just the right side of charming in Eldjárn’s twinkly routine

Brian Logan

03, Dec, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Budget mince pies from Asda and Iceland top Which? taste test
Asda pies praised for ‘crisp and buttery’ pastry, while Iceland’s taste ‘like a more expensive product’

Rebecca Smithers Consumer affairs correspondent

19, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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My streaming gem: why you should watch And Breathe Normally
Continuing our series of writers highlighting lesser-known films available to stream is a recommendation for a humane and thoughtful Icelandic drama

George Fenwick

16, Nov, 2020 @7:32 AM

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Sigur Rós criticise 'unjust' second trial for Icelandic tax evasion
Band repaid money plus fines and interest but case at different court could land them in jail

Rupert Neate

19, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Echo review – a mesmerising mosaic of Icelandic festivities
Universal themes are enlivened with local detail in this poignant, painterly compilation of 56 single-shot vignettes

Ellen E Jones

05, Aug, 2020 @3:00 PM

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A White, White Day review – a tender Icelandic thriller
A widower and his young daughter are all at sea in Hlynur Pálmason’s existential drama

Simran Hans

05, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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'They're behaving as capitalists': the film inspired by Iceland's farming stranglehold
His wry parable Rams won acclaim at Cannes, but for his new film The County, Grímur Hákonarson delves into a shady world of farming co-operatives

Phil Hoad

22, May, 2020 @10:13 AM

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The County review – fearless farmer fights for justice | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
A principled woman is rejuvenated by her battle against corruption in Grímur Hákonarson’s stirring drama

Peter Bradshaw

21, May, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Boom-bang-a-bang Covid-19! Eurovision warriors refuse to be silenced
The song contest may be cancelled due to coronavirus, but heartbroken fans, plucky contestants and prosthetic-wearing Finns are partying on regardless. Full marks everyone!

Emma Kelly

05, May, 2020 @1:06 PM

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Are female leaders more successful at managing the coronavirus crisis?
Plenty of countries with male leaders have also done well. But few with female leaders have done badly

Jon Henley and Eleanor Ainge Roy

25, Apr, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Oasis and Warehouse close to collapsing into administration
About 2,300 jobs at risk as coronavirus crisis hindered chance of finding a buyer

Sarah Butler

14, Apr, 2020 @1:55 PM

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Awakening volcanic region in Iceland 'could cause disruption for centuries'
Reykjanes peninsula’s last active period started in 10th century and lasted 300 years

Kate Ravilious

10, Apr, 2020 @10:28 AM

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