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TF-LIF Icelandic Coastguard Helicopter

Coast Guard Helicopter Rescues Election

The Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter can rescue more than people. In fact, it can rescue a parliamentary election.
Near Ólafsvík

French Sailboat’s Sad Journey

Southerly winds in recent weeks explain the incredible journey of the sailboat Red Héol, whose debris was found on the southwest shore of Iceland, east of Grindavík, on Wednesday.


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.

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Source: The Central Bank of Iceland
Updated: October 28, 2016 04:30

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Women’s Rights

October 24, 2016.

Women’s Day Off Well Attended

Thousands of people, mostly women, convened on Austurvöllur square at 3:15 pm today to demand equal pay for women and men for the same kind of work.