Iceland has gained a reputation as a bit of a knitting superpower in recent years—in no small part thanks to the ubiquitous lopapeysa sweaters—but also because of the country’s numerous, very woolly, sheep.
Halldóra K. Thoroddsen has been named as one of the 12 recipients of this year’s European Union Prize for Literature.
The maximum period of available unemployment benefit will be shortened from two-and-a-half years to two years, according to a new Government proposal.
Q: Do you know of any articles or books (in English) about the Irish hermits who were living in Iceland when the Vikings began the Settlement?
Q: I’m trying to find volunteer opportunities for a group of high school students that will be working on a community service project in Iceland in April 2017.
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?
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
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