Russian bombers flew under Iceland passenger plane

Two Russian military aircraft recently flew under an Icelandic passenger jet without their transponders activated, raising queries about risky behaviour, an Icelandic daily said Monday.

Iceland nation in "cold war" with Iceland Foods over trademark claim

The government of Iceland has reacted angrily after a British supermarket chain of the same name registered the word "Iceland" as a trademark, prompting possible legal action from the firm's...

Historian Johannesson takes office as Iceland's president

Newly elected Icelandic President Gudni Th Johannesson said he was committed to be a unifying force, but vowed "to point out both things that are well done and others that could be done better"...

Iceland national team gets huge reception after first-ever Euro

Icelandic football fans received the island's national side like conquering heroes, as the team returned home Monday night after being eliminated in the quarterfinals of their first-ever European...

Rampant France end Iceland's miracle run 5-2 in Euro quarters

Rampant hosts France brutally ended Iceland's fairytale run at Euro 2016 with a crushing 5-2 victory on Sunday for a semi-final date with world champions Germany.

France won't underestimate Iceland, who like their chance as well

Hosts France need an all-out effort and not just their reputation to beat confident surprise team Iceland in Sunday's Euro 2016 quarter-finals, captain Hugo Lloris warned.

Iceland's new president shuns VIP box to watch game with fans

Iceland's newly elected president Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson prefers to watch his country's national team with the fans rather than from the rarefied confines of the VIP area.

Football fever in Iceland ahead of key match against hosts France

Iceland basks in football success with fans hoping for new upset in France.

High-flying Iceland the next test of courage for hosts France

Euro 2016 hosts France continue their buildup for a quarter-final date with high-flying Iceland who will have nothing to lose. France are by contrast condemned to win but face defensive problems...

"Never wake me up!" - Iceland celebrate new Euro triumph

Iceland’s national football team took what is likely their biggest scalp ever after eliminating England at the Euro 2016 football championship, setting up a quarter final tie against host nation...

Surprise package Iceland eliminate dismal England

Iceland's romantic Euro 2016 saga continued Monday with a surprise 2-1 comeback defeat of dismal England, in an eventful round of 16 clash.

Iceland's new president heads to European Championship after election

Historian and football fan Gudni Thorlacius Johannesson said Sunday he was heading to France to watch "our football boys" play England in the round of sixteen in Nice shortly after declaring...

Iceland's presidential vote closer than expected

Results in Iceland's presidential elections were closer than expected as the first ballots were counted in a vote that had been eclipsed by a national fervour surrounding the Icelandic football...

Iceland's presidential vote overshadowed by Euro 2016 success

Votes were being tallied Saturday evening in Iceland in a presidential election that had been eclipsed by a national fervour surrounding the Icelandic football team's success in the Euro 2016.

Iceland's presidential vote draws low turnout amid Euro 2016 success

Voting was underway in Iceland's presidential poll on Saturday, as experts predicted a historically low turnout amid a national fervour surrounding the Icelandic football team's success in the...