Capital region police received 32 requests for help in finding missing children and young people in March alone.
The south and the north of the West Fjords region are separated by two steep mountain passes which are not snowplowed throughout the winter. French tourist Thomas Chretien made it over one but then found himself stuck. For five whole days.
Around 400 people have already applied and paid for permission to hunt reindeer this year in Iceland.
The shelves at Verslun Þorsteins Bergmann have been full of beautiful items for the home (especially the kitchen) since 1970, but the popular shop is now leaving its Skólavörðustígur home.
People who have registered as guarantor on loans to people or businesses that later go bankrupt, can only be chased for the debt within two years, thanks to a Supreme Court judgement last week.
The capital region police tapped a woman’s phone for around a month following her request to stop the rape investigation she had started.
The municipal council in Skeiða og Gnúpverjahreppur (South Iceland, population 611) has caused local uproar by voting to buy some crockery.
Eight people—six men and two women—were this afternoon convicted in one of Iceland’s biggest tax fraud investigations of recent times. The defendants were each sentenced to three-month to four-year suspended prison sentences.
Gunnar Smári Egilsson, who quit as editor of the weekly Fréttatíminn newspaper last week, has launched the new Icelandic Socialist Party.