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    1. February 4, 2016

      EBA head warns on Brexit consequences

      The head of one of Europe’s regulatory watchdogs has warned that the UK would be left without a voice to shape future...

    2. February 4, 2016

      Rams — film review: ‘A deadpan-batty fable’

      The scything susurrations of wind in Grímur Hákonarson’s Rams, a prize­winning feature from Iceland, help stress that...

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    1. February 1, 2016

      Ryanair plans largest ever share buyback

      Ryanair plans to return €800m to investors through its largest ever share buyback, highlighting how Europe’s leading...

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      January 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greece and Schengen

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      January 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greece and Schengen

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      January 22, 2016

      Venezuela risks Argentina-style legal drama if it defaults

      The world’s premier sovereign debt restructuring lawyer has warned that Venezuela is at risk of messy Argentina-style...

    5. January 15, 2016

      Treasury recoups last Landsbanki payment

      The UK government has finally received the last payment from Iceland for the collapse of Landsbanki in 2008, drawing a...

    6. January 6, 2016

      Coupe hopes bid will strike a chord with investors and customers

      Several months into his time at the helm of J Sainsbury, chief executive Mike Coupe received a stinging criticism from...

    7. December 1, 2015

      Free Lunch: Devaluation’s deceptive draw

      Exports, imports and money Thorvaldur Gylfason’s account of Iceland’s seven meagre years is worth reading for the...

    8. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Friday, - Banks are approaching an ‘Uber moment,’ ex-Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins says. - Turkey is trying...

    9. November 16, 2015

      UK solar policy: there goes the sun

      There are European countries less sunny than the UK. Iceland, for example. Otherwise, not many. Cities such as Athens...

    10. October 28, 2015

      Cameron warns against Norwegian-style settlement with Brussels

      David Cameron has said he would “guide very strongly against” the UK aspiring to a “Norway-style” deal outside the EU...

    11. October 28, 2015

      Britain could drop VAT on sanitary products, says EU

      Britain could be allowed to exempt women’s sanitary products from VAT under proposals being considered by the European...

    12. October 28, 2015

      Cameron to tackle eurosceptics on attraction of Norway model

      David Cameron will use a summit with Nordic and Baltic leaders in Iceland on Wednesday to take on eurosceptics who...

    13. October 25, 2015

      David Cameron to step up fight against Brexit

      David Cameron will use a meeting with Nordic leaders in Iceland this week to step up his fight with Brexit campaigners,...

    14. FT Alphaville

      October 21, 2015

      An invitation to Putin regarding Ukraine: Do the maths

      Martin Wolf was fuming about Russia on Wednesday — incensed specifically about its stance towards Ukraine’s attempted...

    15. FT Data

      October 9, 2015

      Life is better in twos

      Life is better in twos, at least according to the latest Eurostat results on life satisfaction. Couples with children...

    16. September 27, 2015

      MBA student takes motherhood in her stride

      “I start my full-time MBA at Oxford on Monday,” the email from Halla Koppel began. “And [I] have the due date for my...

    17. July 3, 2015

      Travel updates: Iceland, London and Toronto

      Iceland A remote cliff-top lighthouse on the south coast of Iceland has been converted into a tiny hotel for passengers...

    18. July 1, 2015

      Rethink needed for monetary policy role

      Central bankers are not famous for breaking traditions, but the ones in Iceland may be about to start a revolution. An...

    19. June 24, 2015

      The small town cop who bagged the bankers

      Olafur Hauksson seems an unlikely hero of the post-financial crisis world. In 2008 as global financial meltdown was...

    20. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - The weed funding bubble. - The “nine schoolgirls challenge”. - Grexicographers note the...

    21. June 14, 2015

      Greece running out of options to avoid capital controls

      Just a few months ago, the possibility that capital controls would be imposed in Greece still seemed distant. But with...

    22. June 8, 2015

      Iceland prepares to phase out capital controls

      Iceland laid out plans to lift its much maligned capital controls after nearly seven years as the Nordic island took a...

    23. MBA blog

      June 6, 2015

      Reflecting on stretch experiences

      Over the last few weeks, our beloved second-year MBAs have bestowed upon us not only their now-redundant wigs, tutus...

    24. May 15, 2015

      Melbourne musician finds the freedom to experiment in Reykjavík

      “You can always pick the tourists in Reykjavík,” says musician Ben Frost, “because they are the ones dressed as if they...

    25. May 3, 2015

      Scrapping of reduced VAT rates provokes welfare debate

      When Iceland piled heavier taxes on to food this year, the International Monetary Fund applauded “this important...

    26. April 19, 2015

      Iceland and Pink Floyd ponder the nature of money

      Money, it’s a gas/ Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash. Roger Waters provided as good a definition of money...

    27. April 17, 2015

      Iceland’s new thrill: seeing an ice cap from the inside

      We were all cavemen and women once — long hair, club, mammoth-skin suit, a bit of wall painting for the cranially...

    28. April 10, 2015

      Nordic countries to boost defence co-operation

      The five Nordic countries are to step up their defence co-operation as a direct response to the Russian military threat...

    29. April 9, 2015

      Iceland’s daring raid on fractional reserve banks

      Few states have a smaller population than Iceland. Even fewer operate their own monetary system. Economies such as the...

    30. FT Alphaville

      April 8, 2015

      Iceland's grand monetary experiment?

      One of the oddest things about the aftermath of the financial crisis is the extent to which things haven’t changed....

    31. March 29, 2015

      Monday interview: Thor Bjorgolfsson, investor

      Thor Bjorgolfsson, biker, self-confessed deal addict, “adventure capitalist” and once Iceland’s most bank­able...

    32. March 6, 2015

      Property buyers warm to Iceland

      In energy-rich Iceland you follow the Icelanders’ lead: if the room feels too hot, they open the windows instead of...

    33. March 5, 2015

      Investors in two minds over QE in Europe

      If the Federal Reserve had applied the same rules to its quantitative easing programme as the European Central Bank has...

    34. March 3, 2015

      Investors snap up Icelandic bank bond

      Investors have snapped up the first benchmark bond issued by an Icelandic bank in euros since the country’s financial...

    35. beyondbrics

      February 18, 2015

      Will Russia and China ride to Greece's rescue?

      Whenever some hapless country has a debt crisis these days, rescue negotiations with the International Monetary Fund...

    36. January 30, 2015

      Postcard from . . . Iceland

      The village of Fáskrúðsfjörður is remote, even by Icelandic standards. Shouldering the frigid north Atlantic in the far...

    37. January 11, 2015

      Chinese group General Nice takes over Greenland mine

      A Chinese mining company is taking over a planned $2bn iron ore mine in Greenland, making it the first Arctic resources...

    38. January 2, 2015

      ‘Eiderdown’: winning entry of the 2014 Bodley Head/FT essay prize

      In Isafjordur, the capital of Iceland’s remote Westfjords region, a Lutheran pastor compares eiderdown to cocaine. “I...

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