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What’s the capital of Iceland? About £3.50. Anon
Iceland: the government privatised the savings banks, similar to the Swedish savings banks twenty years earlier. Bill Still, The Secret of Oz, 2009
When the crash came in 2008 the big Icelandic banks quickly failed. ibid.
93% of the people voted not to bail out the bankers. ibid.
But in 2000 Iceland’s government began a broad policy of deregulation that would have disastrous consequences. Charles H Ferguson, Inside Job, 2010
In a five-year period these 3 tiny banks which had never operated outside of Iceland borrowed $120 billion – 10 times the size of Iceland’s economy. The bankers showered money on themselves, each other and their friends. ibid.
When Iceland’s banks collapsed at the end of 2008 unemployment tripled in 6 months. ibid.
5Iceland is the only place in the world where the mid-ocean ridge rises above the waves exposing over a hundred active volcanoes. Richard Hammond’s Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean, BBC 2011
In Iceland a volcano erupts belching millions of tons of ash into the sky. Airlines soon suffer the consequences. 100,000 flights are cancelled ... An even greater threat than the eruption in 2010 – what lies beneath Iceland's mountains could be more threatening than anyone dares to imagine. Timebomb Iceland, Science 2014
There are over thirty active volcanoes on and around the island. ibid.
Another volcano long believed to be a portal into Hell. Could a momentous supernatural event have taken place at Hekla? ... Medieval legends say nine hundred years ago an enormous eruption at Hekla broke the barriers of Hell. Gates of Hell, 2010
Hekla shows that although Hell may be a prison for human souls, for demons hell-mouths are gateways back in the land of the mortals. ibid.
Iceland is a land of extreme geology ... So you have in one land two extremes: fire and ice. Geff Wise, author Extreme Fear
According to reports coming out of Iceland there’s a worm there big enough to catch a whale ... The worm monster inhabits the waters of a remote glacial lake in eastern Iceland. Destination Truth s2e8, Skyfy 2008
The crew ventures to Iceland where locals claim tiny elves have been wreaking some local havoc. Destination Truth s2e12
Their next major port of call was Iceland. Dan Snow, The Vikings Uncovered, BBC 2016
Iceland is the only country on the planet that has indeed launched legal proceedings against many of its bankers and indeed its former prime minister for malfeasance. Ian R Crane, lecture Alternative View conference, ‘Economic Slavery: Your Children’s Future Explained’
Iceland: this small country has more types of volcanoes and geological wonders packed into it than anywhere else in the world. Horizon: Space Volcanoes, BBC 2017
Memory is such a fickle thing. Storyville: Out of Thin Air: Murder in Iceland, BBC 2017
Police are looking for a 19-year-old man who has been missing since Saturday night … Rescue teams are searching the lava fields … Now police are searching for a 34-year-old man. His car was found abandoned in Keflavik … ibid. news
Every Icelander knows about this case. It’s the biggest criminal case of the last century. ibid. woman
109,959. I realised I am high on LSD … He tells me, someone must have put LSD in my drink. ibid. woman with bloke at party
Saevar, Kristjan,Tryggvi and Albert are held in custody for Gugmundur’s murder. ibid. caption
Four more suspects known as the Club Men are arrested; now there are eight in custody. ibid.
There was so much pressure on authorities to convict all of us. ibid. woman
Not if an eruption will take place but when and where … Everything on Iceland remains uniquely connected to the land underfoot. Natural World s35e4: Iceland: Land of Ice & Fire, BBC 2015
It’s one of the planet’s newest pieces of land. ibid.
The Arctic fox: Iceland’s first land mammal in its many colour variations … Its biggest challenge on Iceland is finding food. ibid.
Millions of other migrating and resident birds are already nursing eggs. ibid.
I’m exploring the large rock in the middle of the Atlantic which could easily have been called red-hot-lava-land. Instead, they went for Iceland which also works. Iceland with Alexander Armstrong, Channel 5 2021
130 volcanoes in a country less than half the size of the UK. ibid.
55% of Icelanders believe in elves and fairies. ibid.
This is northern Iceland … The north is as wild as this land of snow and ice gets. Here the peaks are higher, the plains flatter, and life and possibly the people a good deal harder. Iceland with Alexander Armstrong II
The glacier is up to a kilometre thick … Magnificent desolation. Iceland with Alexander Armstrong III
‘A violent eruption had happened: it’s rocks, it’s steam, it’s pretty much Armageddon.’ Ash Cloud: The Week the World Stopped, Channel 5 2022
April 2010 UK Bank Holiday weekend: Within 48 hours there will be chaos. 90,000 flights abandoned. Travel disrupted and people stranded all over the world. For millions of ordinary travellers. ibid.
All eyes are on the astonishing ash-cloud above it which is soaring six miles up into the sky. ibid.