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bird-for-a-million-winnersThe Centenarian, a Dash, Emil in London, one handball game, one more who wants to be bishop, plus one green data center.

Filming The Centenarian Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson will be producer Sigurjón Sighvatsson’s next big project.. The new Swedish film, which will be directed by Felix Herngren, is set to cost USD 15 million (ISK 1.86 billion), weekly Fréttatíminn reported today.

The chance to fly the new Coast Guard Dash 8 300 airplane is proving popular; forty pilots are seeking the only two seats available.

Yesterday, the graphic designer and artist Emil Ásgrímsson opened an exhibition at The Book Club Gallery in London. If you are not in London, you can see his work at; emilasgrimsson.com

Grótta from Seltjarnarnes lost last night to Akureyri 25-29 in handball with the top goal scorer Oddur Grétarsson from Akureyri making eleven goals.

Örn Bárður Jónsson announced yesterday that he is seeking the position of Bishop of Iceland. He is the eighth candidate to be currently seeking the post.

A new green data center, Verne Global, recently opened in Keflavík to first customers, CCP, Datapipe and GreenCloud. Verne Global is expected to employ more the one hundred people when development of the center is completed in five years’ time.

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