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Five-Fold Increase in Escort Ads

Detective Snorri Birgisson, who heads the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police’s human trafficking division, told RÚV that prostitution in Iceland has increased considerably in recent years.
Football Iceland Finland.


Iceland Ranks 21st in Football

A new FIFA World Ranking list, published today, ranks the Icelandic men’s national football team higher than ever.


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

Veröldin er ný album cover.

Happy Whistling Song

Q: Last year I spent a week traveling around Iceland in early October in what was my favorite holiday of all time.


Elephant in Vestmannaeyjar Islands

Q: While in Iceland in July, I visited Vestmannaeyjar islands, where we took a boat tour. One of the rock formations, I think it was on Heimaey, looked just like an elephant.


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?

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Source: The Central Bank of Iceland
Updated: October 20, 2016 04:30

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Fishing Vessel Sailing Again

The crew of the trawler, which was drifting close to the south coast of Iceland this morning, succeeded in restarting the ship’s engine a short while ago.




Alþingi parliament

Left-Greens Gain Support in Poll

According to a new poll conducted by Fréttablaðið, Stöð2 and Vísir, the Left-Green Movement has gained more support than any other Icelandic political party since the last poll.