Current Prime Minister of Iceland Bjarni Benediktsson sold millions of ISK in assets at Glitnir bank before the 2008 banking collapse.
Ten-year-old rapper Úlfur Emilio a.k.a. Góði Úlfurinn (The Good Wolf) released his first single “Græða peninginn” last weekend.
A new report estimates that ISK 372 billion (USD 3.5 billion/EUR 3 billion) is needed to repair infrastructure in Iceland.
Icelandic writers Jón Kalman and Sjón are on a speculative list of those most likely to be named this year’s Nobel laureate for literature.
The gender proportion among interviewees in broadcast media in Iceland is significantly more even than global averages.
Those with the highest wages in Iceland between 2014 and 2016 also experienced the highest wage increase.
Svanur Þorsteinsson visits Sunnuhlíð retirement home three times a week to offer residents rides in a special wagon which attaches to his bike.