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  • The bank was put into administration during Iceland's 2008-2011 financial crisis, with its domestic operations spun into a new bank known as Arion Banki, while all non-Icelandic assets remained with Kaupthing. Baugur owed most of its debts in Mosaic to what was then Iceland's largest bank. Valuations of clothing retailers have come under pressure, with...

  • The bank was nationalized during Iceland's 2008-2011 financial crisis, with its domestic operations spun into a new bank known as Arion Banki, while all non-Icelandic assets remained with the now defunct Kaupthing. Baugur owed most of its debts in Mosaic to what was then Iceland's largest bank. Valuations of clothing retailers have come under pressure, with...

  • Iceland's shop sign

    The Icelandic government is taking legal steps against Iceland Foods, a U.K. retailer which owns the trademark for the word “Iceland”.

  • LONDON, Oct 31- Iceland's crown currency rose to a fresh 8- year high against the euro and its benchmark government bonds rallied on Monday after national elections at the weekend. The vote on Saturday saw Icelanders opt for stability with the anti-establishment Pirate Party falling short of expectations and the junior partner in the outgoing government, the...

  • The world is preparing for the first ever Pirate-led government with Icelandic citizens heading to the ballot box this Sunday.

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 0000 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome and opening remarks before the " Early Childhood Development...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT. AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT. AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook,...

  • Iceland's national football team during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between France and Iceland on July 3, 2016 in Paris, France.

    A social media furore has meant that one of the “biggest football stories of the year” may be included in future FIFA video games.

  • Strong earthquakes at one of Iceland's largest volcanoes

    Scientists are monitoring for an eruption after two quakes shook the Katla volcano on Monday.

  • A towering ash plume from Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull crater on May 8, 2010 near Reykjavik, Iceland.

    One of Iceland's largest volcanoes could be about to erupt, the Icelandic Met Office said.

  • England knocked out of Euro 2016

    The UK gets dumped out of Europe for the second time in one week after losing a soccer match to Iceland.

  • A rare and previously unknown variation in some people's genes substantially reduces their heart attack risk, the Icelandic researchers said.

  • Protests on April 5, 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland.

    The political turmoil in Iceland following the resignation of its prime minister last week could delay the country's long-awaited re-privatization of three major banks, the finance minister said on Tuesday.

  • David Cameron responds to father's involvement

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the Panama Papers leak including UK Prime Minister David Cameron responding to questions about the involvement of his late father.

  • Iceland PM re

    CNBC's Sue Herera reporting that Iceland's prime minister has stepped down as a result of being named in the release of the Panama Papers.