The General Affairs and Education Committee’s parliamentary bill to grant 51 individuals Icelandic citizenship was passed in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament.
The government’s budget plan for the next five years was passed in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament.
The furnace at United Silicon’s plant in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland was started up again Saturday night, following the repair of a raw material conveyor belt.
Staff of The Environment Agency of Iceland have set up a fence by Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland.
Nurses at the emergency department of Landspítali National University Hospital of Iceland will need to take about 400 extra shifts this summer to meet a staff shortage.
The number of construction cranes across Iceland is approaching the number counted in 2007, just prior to the banking collapse.
Icelandic mountain climber Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir, who conquered Everest last Sunday morning, was overwhelmed when she climbed the last stretch.