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Iceland is potentially the best place in the world to be female. The reasons mooted for this progressive approach are wide-ranging and could hold valuable lessons for the rest of the world.
As the overwhelming majority of Icelanders reject a bill that would saddle each citizen with almost 50K of debt, here's a look at the country's thirst for new business models.
Dubbed the 'New Vikings', Iceland's bankers had taken the world by storm. But a year ago their banks collapsed overnight, leaving the country to face economic chaos. Have the lessons been learnt?
Iceland sits on a hot spot of geothermal activity which could generate as much electricity as 20 nuclear power plants. But are they exploiting their precious resource in a bid to kick-start their economy?
Iceland has been hit hard by the financial crisis. Banks have defaulted, unemployment is rising and the currency has lost 80% of its value. Now Iceland is one of the first countries to go bankrupt.
While over half of all Icelanders firmly support whale hunting - others believe commercial whaling should be entirely abolished.
Iceland may have one of the smallest populations in Europe but it's also home to thousands of 'hidden people' - elves and fairies
As oil reserves around the globe dry up, Iceland is getting ready to become the world's first hydrogen economy.