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Captain Predicts Football Score in Cockpit

WOW Air Captain Vignir Örn Guðnason had a revelation when he stepped into the cockpit yesterday.
Keflavik International Airport


Fans Find Fares Unfairly Priced to Paris

Supporters of the Icelandic men’s national football team who want to fly to Paris for Sunday’s game against France may have to pay a high price for their flight ticket.

Dorrit dances.


First Lady Jumps into Icelandic Goalkeeper’s Lap

Dorrit Mousaieff, wife of President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, jumped into the lap of Icelandic goalkeeper Hannes Halldórsson’s after Iceland’s win over England at Euro 2016 in Nice last night. Dorrit also danced a victory dance with Eggert Ólafsson, former chair of KSÍ.


Removed from Church with Force

Two asylum seekers were forcefully removed by police from Laugarneskirkja church early this morning, after the minister had offered them sanctuary.



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


Reykjavík with Hallgrímskirkja in the background

Setting a Book in Iceland

Q: I'm writing a story set in Iceland (inspired by three visits in the last three years with another one coming up in August) and need some help with authenticity and realistic pl


A Tale of Trash

Q: I’d like to know how Icelanders treat their waste, especially now that the number of tourists has increased considerably. What is the status of recycling in Iceland?

Campsite at Laugardalur.

Are Campsites Open to Camper Vans?

Q: My family and I will be traveling in a camper in the West Fjords in June. I’d like to know whether campsites are open to camper vans, or if they are solely for tents.

Gathering sheep in Tungnarétt, South Iceland

Sheep Roundup

Q: I'd like to participate in the sheep roundup in Iceland. I'd like to know if some Icelandic farms would allow me to take part at this activity.

Simona, Italy

Hiking Laugavegur

Hiking Gear

Q: Is there a place where visitors to your country can sell all the gear they used while they were in Iceland?

Glenn, Australia


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Updated: June 29, 2016 04:30

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