Icelandic women walk off the job in wage gap protest

Thousands of women across Iceland walk off the job to demonstrate for the right to equal pay, in an event that takes place regularly on October 24.

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EU palm oil ban sows bitter seeds for Southeast Asian farmers

The European Parliament is moving to ban the use of palm oil in biofuels, while British grocer Iceland has announced it will stop using the commodity over concerns that it causes widespread environmental destruction. Losing the key EU market worries millions of small farmers in Indonesia and Malaysia — the world’s top two producers — as prices drop for the widely-consumed oil found in everything from biscuits and sweets to cosmetics and vehicle gas tanks.

Residents of wired Iceland seek digital free zone

(7 Sep 2018) Residents of wired Iceland seek digital free zone.

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World Cup: England ‘making amends’ for early Euro 2016 exit

England midfielder Eric Dier says his team are reaping the rewards at the World Cup for a change in approach following a humiliating exit to Iceland at Euro 2016. One of the reasons given for England’s success in Russia is their remote base in the sleepy seaside town of Repino, 45km northwest of Saint Petersburg. Defender Ashley Young says the bond between the players has helped make the camp feel like a holiday.

World Cup 2018: Birkir Saevarsson

Birkir Saevarsson is a top defender for fan-favorite Iceland in the World Cup. He also works at a salt-packing factory.

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Iceland fans ‘proud’ as team exits the World Cup

Fans in Reykjavik react as Iceland is eliminated from the World Cup after losing 2-1 to Croatia.

Croatia fans celebrate group stage win over Iceland

Croatia fans celebrate the team’s 2-1 win against Iceland in the World Cup’s last group stage match and have high hopes their team will go “all the way.”

World Cup: Croatia beat Iceland 2-1 to win Group D

Croatia secures first place in Group D after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Iceland in Rostov, setting up a last-16 tie with Denmark.