Police in southern Iceland are now investigating three alleged sexual assault cases, all of which are considered to have occurred over this past weekend, Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Weekend), and during the week leading up to it.
Verslunarmannahelgi, the Icelandic Merchants’ weekend, held every year during the first weekend of August, is arguably the busiest weekend of the year in Iceland when it comes to traffic.
Over the weekend, residents of Reykjanesbær in Iceland’s southwest smelled the effects of odor pollution resulting from the United Silicon plant in the area.
Results from a new MMR poll reveal that 64.1 percent of Icelanders have a positive stance towards foreign tourists.
A swarm of jellyfish numbering in the hundreds washed ashore in the Sjáland area of Garðabær, a town just south of Reykjavík, yesterday.
The Icelandic minister for the environment and natural resources considers it urgent to review access controls for tourists to the remote Hornstrandir nature reserve in the West fjords, now that cruise ships have begun docking there.