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.
It is ironic, yet fitting, that yesterday’s planned signing ceremony for the Dýrafjörður road tunnel had to be canceled due to poor road conditions.
Iceland’s finance minister, Benedikt Jóhannesson, has put forward plans to increase VAT on tourism related services, while lowering the overall highest VAT rate.
Hampiðjan, a major Icelandic supplier of ropes, rigging and fishing gear, has struck a deal with one of Australia’s biggest fishing companies for the purchase of 120 prawn fishing nets. The deal has helped push Hampiðjan to the number one slot as the biggest company of its type in Australia, its...
Today is the official first day of summer in Iceland and is a public holiday. It is common for people to wish each other ‘gleðilegt sumar’ (happy summer) today.
Damage has been caused to woodland this winter by visitors to Brúará river, since the waterfall Brúarfoss gained sudden and unprecedented internet fame.