Pam Ann Standup in Reykjavík

Australian comedian Caroline Reid, a.k.a. Pam Ann – a glitzy air hostess from the 1960’s, is set to hold two standups in Reykjavík, on January 31 and February 1. Her performances feature the vagaries of air travel, including the quirks of different airlines.

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Bobby Fischer Passes Away

Robert James Fischer, former world champion in chess, is dead. Bobby Fischer, almost 65, was seriously ill and reportedly died of kidney failure. The chess master was born and raised in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />New York but became an Icelandic citizen in 2005 where he lived for the remainder of his life. Bobby Fischer became World Chess Champion in Reykjavík Iceland in 1972.

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Can Iceland’s Economy Weather the Storm?

Director of the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) Jónas Fr. Jónsson said at a meeting earlier this week that the Icelandic financial market is well-equipped to cope with current turbulences, contradicting other views expressed in recent media reports.

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