Today is the fifth and final day of the long Easter weekend off work and most people use today for relaxation and recreation.
The City of Reykjavík has requested for the island of Akurey in Kollafjörður and the saltmarshes in Grafarvogur to be nationally protected. This is one of several recommendations in the newly-published strategy on biodiversity in the capital region in the coming decade.
María Pálsdóttir, actress and entrepreneur, plans to re-open a disused tuberculosis treatment center.
Today is the third day of Iceland’s five-day Easter weekend, though it is not a public holiday and is a normal Saturday for shops and services.
On Brekkustígur, in western Reykjavík, there is a cycle workshop where refugees and asylum seekers are invited to come and fix up old bikes, which they can then keep for personal transport.
Today is the second day of the five-day Easter weekend in Iceland. It is also the saddest day of the year for Christians.
106 cruise ships are booked to visit the West Fjords town of Ísafjörður this summer—prompting speakers at a recent conference on the topic to call for a coordinated strategy and rules to be put in place. Putting rules in place won’t stop the ships from coming, one speaker promised.
Today is the first day in Iceland’s mammoth five-day Easter weekend. It is a public holiday and many businesses are closed.