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.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent condolences on behalf of the country to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II regarding the terrorist attack which occurred in Manchester last night.
The domestic airline Air Iceland has asked the municipal authorities in Akureyri, North Iceland, to arrange regular bus service to and from Akureyri International Airport.