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Four Tourist Fatalities in Two Months

In less than two months, there have been four fatal accidents involving foreign tourists in Iceland.
Ásbrú, the former U.S. Naval Air Station in Keflavík.

Iceland’s PM Welcomes US Project in Keflavík

Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson welcomes US military projects in Iceland, since they will create jobs, but says no negotiations have taken place regarding increased operations of the US navy here.

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Stopover in Iceland

Q: I’ve got a stopover in Reykjavík on my way to Banff, Canada, on April 17-18 and again on May 2-3 on my return journey. What do you recommend I do or visit during my stopover?

Vopnafjarðarheiði.

Driving in Iceland in April

Q: I’ve rented a 2WD car for April 3-14 for driving the Ring Road. Will a 2WD do or do I need a 4WD? I have no idea about the weather in April.

Waranya, Thailand.

Bakkafjörður

Traveling in Iceland in Winter

Q: I’ll be in Iceland February 26-March 9. What are the best places to visit during that time? My friends and I are going to rent a car to take a round trip.

Icebergs in Jökulsárlón

Q: Where have all the icebergs in Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon gone? I can’t see them on the webcam!

Judith, United States

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Reykjavík houses

Cost of Living in Iceland

Q: I’ve recently been offered a job in Iceland and have been looking into the cost of living, which is quite high compared to many other European countries.

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Source: The Central Bank of Iceland
Updated: February 12, 2016 04:30

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Puffin Rock

Icelander Nominated for Annie Award

Icelandic composer Einar Tönsberg has been nominated for an Annie Award for his music in the animated Irish children’s television series Puffin Rock.

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Dagur National Hero in Germany

Icelandic coach Dagur Sigurðsson led his German men’s national handball team to victory yesterday at the EHF EURO 2016 in Poland when the team beat Spain 24-17, making Germans European champions.

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