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Housing Market Creates Ideal Circumstances for Prostitution

Increasing housing prices create ideal circumstances for people looking to take advantage of those in need.
Alþingishúsið

Support for People’s Party Never Been Greater

Neither the Reform Party nor Bright Future, two of the three parties making up the Icelandic coalition government, would win a seat in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, were elections to be held today.

Norðurflug helicopter service.

Denounces Gutters in Landmannalaugar

Páll Guðmundsson, manager of the Icelandic Touring Association, is unsatisfied with gutters that have been set up by the creek Laugalækur in the Landmannalaugar area in Iceland’s southern highlands.

Features

Þvottárskriður mountain.

Environmental Volunteer Work

Q: I’m trying to find volunteer opportunities for a group of high school students that will be working on a community service project in Iceland in April 2017.

Street Art in Reykjavík

Q: Whilst in Reykjavik I was amazed by the street art and took quite a few photographs. Is the law on street art/graffiti in public places as liberal as it seems?

Seed of the Enada gigas.

Stone Carried by Midwives

Q: When we visited Hveragerði, a local rock collector told us about a stone found in Iceland that was traditionally carried by midwives and given to pregnant women in the olden day

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Support for People’s Party Never Been Greater

Neither the Reform Party nor Bright Future, two of the three parties making up the Icelandic coalition government, would win a seat in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, were elections to be held today.

immigration

cars on Iceland road

Bala Receives Citizenship

Bala Kamallakharan, an Indian entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Iceland for eleven years, was yesterday granted Icelandic citizenship, previously denied to him on the basis of a single speeding ticket.

sport

France beats Iceland 1-0 Netherlands 2017

Sport

France Beats Iceland 1-0

The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to France last night 1-0 in its first match at the UEFA Women’s EURO 2017 in the Netherlands.

Police

Not Exactly Escape from Alcatraz

An inmate who escaped from prison in Akureyri, North Iceland yesterday afternoon was recaptured outside a movie theater in the city center later that evening.

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Money

Half a Billion Recovered due to Panama Papers

The Directorate of Internal Revenue has demanded almost half a billion krónur [USD 4.9 million, EUR 4.2 million] in outstanding taxes from 16 individuals, based on information in the Panama Papers.

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