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Ragnar Sigurðsson.

Icelandic Football Player Signs with Fulham

Icelandic football player Ragnar Sigurðsson, who caught attention at the EURO 2016 in France this summer, has signed a two-year contract with the English football club Fulham.

Kaupþing to Pay Huge Bonuses?

A group of about 20 employees of the holding company Kaupþing could be receiving bonuses totaling almost ISK 1.5 billion (USD 12.82 million, EUR 11.35 million) to be paid out at the end of April next year.


Environmental Concerns Halt Power Line Project

The ruling committee for environmental and natural resource issues decided last Friday that the work on power lines to PCC’s silicon plant at Bakki, North Iceland, must be halted for the time being for environmental reasons.



Old Siglufjörður Mountain Pass

Q: I will be traveling to Iceland (again) late August, and have been trying to find information regarding Road 793. Is this road OK to drive in a 4x4, and what condition is it in?

Traditional Icelandic food

Icelandic Recipes

Q: My family and I just got back from Iceland, and we are looking for recipes for Icelandic lobster soup and bean soup.


Thrift Stores in Reykjavík

Q: Are there thrift stores in Reykjavík? Do you have any recommendations for places to buy Icelandic wool items second hand?

Diane, US


Road Conditions in the West Fjords

Q: Have the roads to Látrabjarg cliff, Route 612, and to Rauðasandur beach, Route 616, the West Fjords, improved since the last time we came, approximately five years ago?


Project at Jökulsárlón

Q: The webcam at Jökulsárlón shows some sort of road or dike being built across the river. What’s happening?

Martin, US


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Source: The Central Bank of Iceland
Updated: August 25, 2016 04:30

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Crazy Cow Attacks Farmer

“I thought my days were numbered,” stated María Jóhannsdóttir, cattle farmer at the farm Kúskerpi in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, after being attacked by a cow, which was about to calve.




Guðmundur Guðmundsson, coach of the Danish national team in men's handball.


Icelandic Coach Wins Gold with Danish Team

Guðmundur Guðmundsson, the Icelandic coach of the Danish national team in men’s handball, led his players to victory against France in the Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, 28:26. Denmark has never won the Olympic gold before.


Akureyri, North Iceland

Akureyri University to Educate Police

The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level.