Singer Svala Björgvinsdóttir was hospitalized in Los Angeles last week following a stroke.
The midwinter festival of Þorrablót was celebrated in the capital of Thórshavn in The Faroe Islands.
A bus driver on route 14 was arrested in the middle of his route on suspicion of having assaulted an eleven-year-old who threw a snowball at his bus.
Elsa Guðrún Jónsdóttir and Freydís Halla Einarsdóttir have both had their race debuts at this year's Winter Olympics.
An earthquake measuring as much as 4.5 occurred 11 kilometers off the northeast coast of Grímsey island.