Icelandic police will be visibly armed during the upcoming National Day celebrations on June 17, and possibly at other large festivals over summer.
A fire yesterday in the Beruvíkurhraun lava field in West Iceland’s Snæfellsnes National Park was caused by a cigarette butt.
The Icelandic women’s national football team lost to Brazil in an international friendly match last night.
Offensive slogans, initials, and other words have been carved into a moss-covered hillside in the Nesjavellir Geothermal area in Southwest Iceland.
The Icelandic men’s national football team beat top-seeded team Croatia in last night’s World Cup qualifying match, thanks to an exciting 89th minute goal by defender Hörður Björgvin Magnússon.
Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.
Five Icelanders, led by the accomplished mountaineer Leifur Örn Svavarsson, have completed a 1,300 km (808 mi) trek across the Greenland ice cap.
‘Luxury Travel Guide,’ a subscription travel publication aimed at affluent travelers, has named West Iceland ‘Europe’s Most Scenic Destination’ in 2017.