Yesterday evening, a group of tourists on a whale watching trip near Grótta, just off the Reykjavík coast, together with their guide forged an inter-species friendship with an extraordinarely social minke whale.
Preparations are currently underway for the World Championship for Icelandic Horses, this year held in Herning, Denmark.
An art installation by American visual artist Heather Shaw is currently being erected at Bernhöftstorfa—the complex of preserved 19th century buildings between Bankastræti and Amtmannsstígur in downtown Reykjavík which includes the grassy knoll and promenade below.
Live roundworms, most likely of the genus Anisakis or the related Pseudoterranova, were discovered in seafood dishes served to guests at a restaurant in downtown Reykjavík.
American business mogul, founder of Microsoft, and the world’s wealthiest man, Bill Gates, has spent the past few days on holiday in Iceland with his family.
This past Saturday, Druslugangan, the 5th annual Reykjavík SlutWalk, attracted thousands of participants—by some estimates close to 30,000.
An Icelandic family traveling in the West Fjords spotted an unusual creature near the bird cliff Látrabjarg yesterday.
European interior ministers from 32 EU and EFTA states met in Brussels over the weekend, and on Monday came to an agreement on an intra-Europe refugee redistribution plan, which will affect the lives of over 32,000 people who have been displaced due to unrest in the Middle East and North Africa...