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‘Our Thoughts Are with the Victims’

“Our thoughts are with the victims, and with our friends the British,” stated Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, in reaction to an explosion in Manchester, England, last night.

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Viking Clap in Royal Presence

Last night, thousands of guests at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016 ceremony, Prince William among them, took part in the so-called Viking clap.

Kárahnjukavirkjun hydro power plant

Submarine Cable Would Mean Major Power Plants

If the proposed project of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable is realized, that would require the construction of power plants in Iceland the size of two Kárahnúkar projects, or 1,400 megawattts.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and David Cameron.

Power from Iceland to Britain?

At a meeting in Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliament building, yesterday, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to form a task force to look into the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable...

Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson and David Cameron outside the Icelandic Parliament

Cameron Arrives in Iceland

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Iceland today to attend the Northern Future Forum in Reykjavík, which begins tomorrow. He met with PM of Iceland Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson at Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, this evening. The PMs plan to discuss relations and cooperation between...

David Cameron, official photo.

Cameron is Coming

British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to visit Iceland close to the end of this month.