4,129 children were born last year in Iceland. The fertility rate was measured at 1.81 children for every woman over a lifetime—a figure which has never been lower since records began being kept in 1853.
An asylum seeker who has gone on hunger strike in Iceland says he does not know what else he can do to prevent him and his young family being deported.
A 26-year-old man has been charged by the Reykjavík District Court with attempted murder for an attack in the early hours of Sunday March 6, which took place at the student common area at the University of Iceland.
Three family members of former Reykjavík city councilor Júlíus Vífill Ingvarsson say that the day after the Panama Papers leak broke in the press, he confessed to the family that his parents’ funds were being stored in his own offshore company.
Widespread damage has been caused by a fire last night at a car repair workshop in Akureyri, North Iceland.
Hrafnhildur Lúthersdóttir is beside herself with joy after winning the silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at the European championships being held in London.
It looks increasingly likely that families of four of the five children in Árneshreppur municipality may move away this summer, meaning that their school would most likely close down.
It could prove necessary to close hotels around Mývatn if no progress is made soon with regard to sewage treatment, according to the chairman of the regional health and safety committee. He is calling upon the national government to invest in infrastructure to protect Lake Mývatn and Laxá river...
Iceland’s nomination for the Bocuse d’Or, chef Viktor Örn Andrésson, has placed fifth in the European heats of the world’s most prestigious culinary competition, winning a place in the finals in France in January.