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Rape Case Dropped by District Prosecutor

The district prosecutor has dropped the case of two men accused of raping a woman in an apartment in the Hlíðar neighborhood in Reykjavík in mid-October last year.
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Bankers Sentenced in Supreme Court

Former Landsbanki CEO Sigurjón Árnason and three of his subordinates were sentenced today in the Supreme Court of Iceland for market manipulation.


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?


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.

Black Spot

“It is not enough for me to do just something, that something must be something!”

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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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 06, 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.



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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Car Accident in Southeast Iceland

Ring Road 1 is closed by Stigá river, east of the farm Hnappavellir, Southeast Iceland, because of a collision between a truck and a van.