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A fishy business: How an Icelandic multinational moved profits out of Namibia

Global food companies avoid paying taxes by shifting profits around the world. Finance Uncovered reports on the case of Icelandic fishing giant Samherji’s operations in Namibia

Covid-19: Free the evidence

Governments need to provide the modelling and data informing the strategy to control the spread of the novel coronavirus

Iceland turns carbon dioxide to rock for cleaner air

​In the heart of Iceland's volcano country, 21st-century alchemists are transforming carbon dioxide into rock for eternity

Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet was grounded in China, Ethiopia and Indonesia on Monday after an Ethiopian Airlines crash

Iceland crash out of World Cup

Croatia wrapped up top spot in Group D in Rostov-on-Don thanks to a slick second-half volley by Milan Badelj and a late strike by Ivan Perisic

Oscar’s BFF from Iceland: Gerrie Nel is the devil

But the witness for Reeva Steenkamp’s killer says Pistorius may have welcomed Nel’s treatment.

Iceland PM resigns in #PanamaPapers scandal

Iceland's prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is the first political casualty of the Panama Papers leak.

Iceland: A holiday lands you in hot water

Iceland is a country of snowcapped glaciers, thundering waterfalls and steaming pot pools of alluring turquoise.

Defiant Icelandic leader wins fifth term

Olafur Grimsson has been riding a wave of support for his defiance of Britain and the Netherlands over massive debts from a bank crash.

Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland

A slick black head breaks the surface, drawing shrieks from whale watchers in a lucrative activity that some say should replace whale hunts.

Prescribe me a smoke, Doc

Smokers in Iceland might be able to get their fix only from pharmacies -- and only with a script.

Volcano ash brings more air-travel chaos to Europe

Ash clouds from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano brought fresh travel chaos to thousands of passengers in Europe on Monday.

Best fireworks display on Earth

Iceland's erupting volcano has become an instant tourist attraction. <strong>Tom Robbins</strong> travels by snowmobile and helicopter to see the show

Cost, safety determine whether jets fly above or below cloud

The ash cloud from an Icelandic volcano is hanging lower in the air, which is good news for travellers, but winds still made conditions uncertain.

Acsa: No word on when UK-bound flights will resume

The Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) was still awaiting word on Monday on when flights would resume to the UK and Europe, a spokesperson said.

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