Centuries-old circular stone sheepfolds can be found across Iceland. Some think they are reminiscent of Celtic architecture and there has been speculation about whether they were used for purposes other than sheltering sheep.
Iceland’s public bus authority Strætó bs. has purchased nine electric-powered buses from Chinese specialist bus manufacturer Yutong.
The Eistnaflug music festival is underway for the twelfth time in the town of Neskaupstaður in East Iceland. The festival slogan, ‘Don’t be an idiot’, is meant as a reminder to festivalgoers to behave themselves, or risk the festival being cancelled.
Plans are in the works to open around 30 new restaurants in Reykjavík city center in the near future. The combined venues will be able to seat at least 1,000 customers at a time.
Volunteers at Rauðasandur, a remote red sand beach in the West Fjords, easily managed to fill a 25 cubic meter (33 cubic yards) container with trash they collected last Saturday.
Reykjavík City Council yesterday approved a cooperative agreement on the construction of a train line between Reykjavík and Keflavík Airport.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police have issued a renewed appeal for help in finding a missing 38-year-old man.
Inflation figures for June reflect the impact of the opening of Costco warehouse club on the retail industry in Iceland, according to Arion Bank’s research division.
There is growing interest among foreigners in studying the Icelandic language, according to Margrét Jónsdóttir, head of Icelandic Studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland.