Minnows Iceland out to shock Ronaldo`s Portugal

Minnows Iceland out to shock Ronaldo`s Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal open their Euro 2016 campaign on Tuesday eager to avoid slipping-up against minnows Iceland and aiming to emulate their run to the European Championship semi-finals four years ago.

Football: Minnows Iceland out to shock Cristiano Ronaldo`s Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal open their Euro 2016 campaign on Tuesday eager to avoid slipping-up against minnows Iceland.

Iceland government survives confidence vote

Iceland`s parliament on Friday rejected an opposition motion of no-confidence in the new government, which is struggling to shake off revelations from the leaked Panama Papers which have already forced the prime minister to step down.

Iceland swears in shaky new government after Panama Papers

 Iceland`s new right-wing government took office on Thursday, under fire from the start as the opposition sought a vote of no confidence and stuck to its call for swift elections.

Iceland government appoints new PM, to call early elections

Iceland government appoints new PM, to call early elections

Iceland`s government named a new prime minister and called for early elections in the autumn on Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson quit to become the first global politician brought down by the "Panama Papers" leaks.

Iceland names new PM, to hold autumn election

Gunnlaugsson remains the head of the Progressive Party for the time being.

More protests planned in Iceland over offshore accounts

New protests are planned in Iceland after revelations about offshore accounts held by the country's prime minister prompted him to step down.

Panama Papers: 'Have done nothing wrong', world leaders, celebrities hit back

Panama Papers: 'Have done nothing wrong', world leaders, celebrities hit back

Among those named by the ICIJ and fellow media groups for their offshore dealings are relatives of Chinese leader Xi Jinping, close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi.

Thousands protest demanding Icelandic PM Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson's resignation

Protesters filled the square outside Iceland`s parliament in Reykjavik.

World's 10 Happiest Countries

Denmark overtook Switzerland as the world`s happiest place, according to a report on Wednesday that urged nations regardless of wealth to tackle inequality and protect the environment.

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

Denmark world's happiest country, Burundi least

The top 10 this year were Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Finland, Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Australia, and Sweden.

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Disaster for Dutch as Croatia, Turkey celebrate

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Disaster for Dutch as Croatia, Turkey celebrate

Croatia and Turkey took the final automatic qualifying spots for Euro 2016 as the Netherlands, semi-finalists at last year's World Cup, were eliminated.

Iceland says it killed 184 whales this year

Iceland says it killed 184 whales this year

Iceland announced today that 155 fin whales and 29 minke whales were killed in its hunting season this year, in defiance of calls to end the practice.

Iceland`s Landsbanki Luxembourg to face French criminal court

 Officials from the Luxembourg affiliate of Landsbanki and the former boss of the Icelandic lender are to face criminal charges of defrauding French clients with a contested mortgage scheme, a source close to the case said Tuesday.

Israel calls Iceland capital`s boycott `pure hatred`

Israel has lashed out at a boycott of its products by the Icelandic capital`s city council over the occupation of Palestinian territory, describing it as a "volcano of hatred".

Above 60? India among world`s worst places for you to live

India is ranked among the world`s worst place to grow old, as per the latest Global AgeWatch Index from HelpAge International and the University of Southampton.

Michel Platini purrs as underdogs enjoy Euro expansion

Michel Platini purrs as underdogs enjoy Euro expansion

UEFA`s decision to expand the European championship to 24 teams six years ago was condemned by many but millions of fans across the continent are delighted with that choice now as the Euro 2016 qualification race draws to a gripping finale.

Earth's CT scan shows how Hawaii and Iceland were born

Seismologists from University of California-Berkeley have produced for the first time a sharp, three-dimensional scan of Earth's interior that shows how volcanic island chains like Hawaii, Samoa and Iceland were born.

Iceland, Czechs secure Euro 2016 berths, Wales wait

Iceland, Czechs secure Euro 2016 berths, Wales wait

Iceland made footballing history on Sunday when they qualified for a major tournament finals for the first time, securing their berth at Euro 2016.

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

Dutch in danger as Iceland on brink of Euro 2016

Iceland took a big step towards sealing their ticket to Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win in the Netherlands on Thursday which put the Dutch in danger of missing the finals in France.