Icelander Ísold Ugga has won best director at the Sundance Film Festival for her film And Breathe Normally.
Former President of Iceland Ólfaur Ragnar Grímsson broke his pelvis in a skiing accident in Aspen, Colorado in December.
Women of foreign origin in Iceland have stepped forward sharing their experiences of gender-based discrimination and violence under the banner of the #metoo movement.
Proposals to reduce funding to the Westfjords Natural History Institute and Northeast Iceland Nature Research Centre have been reversed.
Women make up only 11 percent of CEOs at the 100 largest Icelandic companies, despite having higher educational attainment than men.
The Icelandic government has approved the formation of a cross-political committee to examine the establishment of a national park in the central highlands.
Yesterday marked the 45th anniversary since the volcanic eruption on Heimaey, the only inhabited island of the Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) archipelago.