The Icelandic Red Cross recently dispatched two volunteers to the Norwegian Red Cross medical camp in Chautara, Nepal, one of the areas worst affected by the April 25 earthquake.
In total, 285 people have left their positions at Landspítalinn National University Hospital since Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, imposed a law banning the strikes of BHM member unions and the Icelandic Federation of Nurses (FÍH) on June 13, RÚV reports.
Whaling ships Hvalur 8 and Hvalur 9 each brought a fin whale to harbor Monday evening, the first of the season
The Icelandic Education Testing Institute (IET) has announced the launch of a new program that is to be instituted in all Icelandic elementary schools, and which is aimed at improving reading comprehension among school-aged children.
According to GoEuro.com’s recently published 2015 Beer Price Index, out of the capitals of all five Nordic countries, the price of beer is lowest in Reykjavík.
On Saturday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), inducted 322 new members into its ranks, including two Icelanders.
The family at Melar, a farm near Flúðir in South Iceland, received two very unusual guests Tuesday morning.