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Calls to Strengthen Restraining Order Law

It is increasingly important to for Iceland to give restraining order laws sharper teeth, as well as strengthening laws preventing people being thrown out of home by partners or other housemates, according to seven organizations that delivered a critical report to the Ministry for the Interior...

Special Police Unit Called Out Weekly

The Special Unit of the National Police Commissioner, Iceland’s counter-terrorism unit, specializing in various types of armed and unarmed infantry combat, has been called out on average once per week over the past four years, as stated in a new security report from the National Commissioner’s...

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Fisherman’s Fat

Q: Where might I acquire the old type of fat fisherman used for making their clothing and boots waterproof?

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Dogs in Iceland

Q: Could you tell me about the Icelandic dog culture? Are there other breeds in Iceland apart from the Icelandic sheepdog?

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Sónar Reykjavík 2015

Sónar Reykjavik catered beats, party and confetti for the lovers of electronic music last weekend. Now in its third year, the...

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Sónar Tónar

The Barcelona-born music festival Sonar comes to town for the third time this weekend, bringing the heavy weights of electronic...

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Björk’s Vulnicura

Björk returns to what she does best with an album to be played in full, whilst clutching a photo of love lost.