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Independence MP Calls for Hanna Birna’s Resignation

MP for the Independence Party Elín Hirst is calling for former Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir to step down as vice chair of the party and is against her taking a seat in parliament on her return from leave.

Stolen Bengal Cats Arrive Home

The three missing Bengal cats, which were stolen from the farm Nátthagi in Ölfus, South Iceland, last week have returned home. The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police found the thief and collected the cats from a house in Reykjavík last night.

Increase in Reported Cases of Trafficking in Iceland

There has been an increase in the number of suspected cases of trafficking reported to the police in Iceland in recent years. Most cases are defined as labor trafficking relating to the construction industry, cleaning companies, the tourism industry and other areas of work. There are also cases of...

Iceland’s Population Approaches 330,000

Iceland’s population reached 329,040 at the end of last year, an increase of 870 on the year prior. Five hundred and sixty more children were born than the number of individuals who died last year. Three hundred and twenty more people moved to Iceland than moved away.

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Autumn Tours in Iceland

Q: Are there any tours in late October, early October to the West Fjords, Snæfellsnes and Flatey? I know the weather is also very...

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Aluminum Smelters in Iceland

Q: Where are the aluminum factories in Iceland located? Do Icelanders act to prevent environmental pollution? If so, what has been done to...

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Visiting Iceland in Winter

Q: I'm visiting Reykjavik in a few weeks and was wondering if you had any suggestions about fun/cool things to do? I'm from New York and am...