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Rescue Drill at Reykjavík Airport

Don’t be alarmed at the sight of fire, ambulances and rescue vehicles at Reykjavík Airport tomorrow.

Katla Volcano Could Erupt

Kristín Jónsdóttir, natural hazard program director at the Icelandic Met Office, states scientists are puzzled by the series of tremors in Katla volcano in the past 24 hours.


Reykjavík International Film Festival

Reykjavík International Film Festival (RIFF) 2016 takes place September 29 to October 10. The festival shows a wide range of dramas and non-fiction films from over 40 countries. It highlights...

Street Art in Reykjavík

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?

Seed of the Enada gigas.

Stone Carried by Midwives

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

Veröldin er ný album cover.

Happy Whistling Song

Q: Last year I spent a week traveling around Iceland in early October in what was my favorite holiday of all time.


Elephant in Vestmannaeyjar Islands

Q: While in Iceland in July, I visited Vestmannaeyjar islands, where we took a boat tour. One of the rock formations, I think it was on Heimaey, looked just like an elephant.


Old Siglufjörður Mountain Pass

Q: I will be traveling to Iceland (again) late August, and have been trying to find information regarding Road 793. Is this road OK to drive in a 4x4, and what condition is it in?

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

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Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Power Line Bill in Limelight

An expert in international and European environmental law believes there are legal problems with the bill recently presented by the Icelandic government that aims to have a power line project in North Iceland resume, which had previously been halted due to environmental concerns.



Missing Teddy Bear Enjoys Hotel Stay

A teddy bear, lost by a two-year-old Icelandic girl in Sweden last week, spent several days being pampered at a hotel before being returned to its owner.