There's been some recovery since Iceland's economy crashed in 2008. But little is filtering through to the average citizen - and on Saturday they elect a new government.
Tourism brings money to Iceland. But Icelanders seem slowly to becoming more fed up with the crowds. Is the North Atlantic island nation heading for an overdose?
What happens when a small country with its own currency has to navigate economically in a world dominated by huge countries with enormous banking systems and deep-pocketed financial speculators?
Iceland is holding snap polls with the anti-establishment Pirate Party tipped to topple the ruling coalition. Voters are expected to punish the ruling coalition implicated in the Panama Papers global tax evasion scandal.
Iceland has announced plans to lift nearly all restrictions on currency movements imposed on its citizens in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis. The measures come ten weeks ahead of national elections.
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