Latest Reykjavik Stories

2009-08-05 06:00:00

DENVER and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Secure64 Software Corporation and Men & Mice today announced a joint marketing agreement that will provide U.S.

2009-05-13 09:20:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- After a successful period of representation for Icelandair in Spain and Portugal, Discover the World Marketing is now handling the sales and marketing for this carrier in Italy.

2009-03-25 11:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Icelandair is excited to announce new scheduled service between Seattle, Washington, and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning July 22, 2009.

2009-02-19 08:49:00

Licensing round ongoing for largest accessible, undrilled oil frontier REYKJAVIK, Iceland, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence is growing that oil may be found in the Dreki area, northeast of Iceland.

2009-01-30 18:42:11

A container of Icelandic sweaters arrived in England this week, donated by radio listeners moved by a story about the elderly dying from the cold. Heimir Karlsson, a radio presenter who helped organize the collection, said that Bylgjan, the radio station, challenged listeners to fill the container in four days, the BBC reported. Families, some from far away, came one after another with garments to fill the container, he said. The container was sent to the port of Hull on England's east coast,...

2008-10-28 12:00:00

Photo of Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde (photos@pmo.is) Reykjavik, Iceland/Helsinki, Finland - 28 October 2008 - The Nordic countries have declared their readiness to help Iceland in battling the current financial crisis.

2008-10-09 09:00:04

By Jane Wardell Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- Iceland plunged further into financial turmoil -- and muddled into a diplomatic spat with Britain over its handling of the crisis -- on Wednesday as the country's third- largest bank went into receivership and the government abandoned attempts to put a floor under its free-falling currency.

2008-10-08 09:30:00

By Jane Wardell Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland -- This volcanic island near the Arctic Circle is on the brink of becoming the first "national bankruptcy" of the global financial meltdown.

2008-10-08 00:00:19

By Michael Savage For years, Iceland had enjoyed an economic climate more favourable than its weather. But the country was leaving itself bitterly exposed, reports Michael Savage in Reykjavik THE DAYS grow ever darker in Reykjavik.

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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.