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  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 19 Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    HOUSTON, United States- Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke speaks before the HIS CERAWeek 2014 conference in Houston, Texas- 1730 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley speaks on the economy and local conditions before community and business leaders- 1700 GMT.

  • UK porn ban: No sex please, we're British Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.

  • Iceberg Picnic Goes Wrong for Tourists in Iceland Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    A cellphone photo of the picnicking American tourist group before they were rescued from an ice slab that broke off in Iceland.

    A group of American tourists have been rescued from a drifting Icelandic iceberg that broke off from land as they were trying to picnic on it.

  • Icelanders Oust Government Over Austerity Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 3:28 AM ET

    Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.

  • Three Countries Winning the 'Game of Thrones' Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    Who's winning the "Game of Thrones?" As the Lannister and Stark clans battle it out, these three countries are cashing in.

  • Suicides, Disease: Europe's Sick Economy Costs Lives Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:02 AM ET

    Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.

  • The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.

  • UK fraud office drops Kaupthing probe Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:06 AM ET

    LONDON-- Britain's Serious Fraud Office has ended an investigation of Iceland's Kaupthing bank after concluding there was insufficient evidence to justify extending the three-year probe.

  • UPDATE 1-Iceland c.bank holds fire, eyes higher rates Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    *Iceland c.bank keeps rates unchanged. STOCKHOLM, Oct 3- Iceland's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at 5.75 percent on Wednesday and said it expected to have to tighten policy in the near future as its economy recovers.

  • InterMune says Canada approves lung-disease drug Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 5:16 PM ET

    BRISBANE, Calif.-- InterMune Inc. said Tuesday that Canadian regulators approved its lung-disease drug Esbriet. InterMune said Health Canada approved Esbriet as a treatment for mild-to-moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults.

  • Japan Eases, Euro Slips, Iceland Steps Back Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Greek Election will Yield a Hung Parliament     Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 6:37 PM ET

    Peter Morici, Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland says central banks are preparing for the Greek election to result in a hung parliament.

  • Greece's election hangs over the market, but the Aussie is undaunted — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Aussie Falls on Rate Cut, Kiwi Slips on Trade Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 7:26 AM ET

    A rate cut dents the Aussie dollar and economic blues hit the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is Cold Hard Cash Getting a New Meaning? Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 4:40 PM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Support is growing for Iceland to adopt the currency of the Great White North.

  • How Bad Is the Euro? Ask Iceland Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Iceland's Progressive Party wants to stop trying to join the euro and adopt the Canadian dollar instead.

  • Iceland Tourism: Pancakes With the President? Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 5:49 AM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    If you have interest in eating pancakes with a president, sushi with a mayor, or a footbath with a government minister, this may be the time to make a trip to Iceland.

  • Iceland: Lessons Learned     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of Iceland, discusses how the country is making a comeback from the crisis of 2008.

  • Chinese Tycoon Seeks to Buy Tract of Iceland Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:08 AM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    A Chinese tycoon plans to buy a vast tract of Icelandic land for a $100 million tourism project which critics fear could give Beijing a strategic foothold in the North Atlantic, the FT reports.

  • Swiss Franc Slips, Dollar Lifts Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.