Icelandair pilots are demanding a much bigger pay rise than workers in other sectors have been granted and have rejected a new one year contract with a pay increase of 2.8 percent.
A fire broke out in an apartment block last night, leading to dozens of evacuations and a woman being rescued out of her window.
Birna Sverrisdóttir, who is often known simply as Birna in the Block, is finally about to get some neighbors in her apartment block on Stamphólsvegur in the southwest Iceland town of Grindavík, about 45 minutes’ drive from Reykjavík.
Monthly wages paid to local councilors in Iceland range from zero up to nearly half a million krónur (USD 4,440/EUR 3,210).
A plan to charge only foreign tourists visiting Iceland’s biggest waterfall may be against European law, it is claimed.
80.7 percent of Icelanders want the Reykjavík Domestic Airport to stay where it is now, in walking distance to the city center.
Monday’s serious fire at a Reykjavík school was started by a 12-year-old boy, police have confirmed.