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November 14, 2005

Iceland’s oldest male turns 105

When asked to name the most significant event of his 105 years, Gudmundur said that it had to be when telephone lines were installed on his farm – he said the telephone brought great changes.

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Baugur and FL Group CEO now own 50% of FL Group

The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, RÚV, reports that after FL Group’s ISK 44 billion equity offering, Baugur now owns 24.6% of FL Group while Hannes Smárason’s holding company Oddaflug, owns 25.1% of the company.

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Quentin Tarantino visits Iceland

Ouentin told Morgunbladid that he had wanted to visit Iceland for over 10 years, and that his interest had not diminished when he heard that Icelandic beauty queens worked at McDonald’s.

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