Last Friday the Sports and Leisure Department of the Reykjavík City Council approved a resolution to introduce a facility fee at Nauthólsvík geothermal beach, year-round.
A young man turned himself in at the police station in Hvolsvöllur on Sunday and returned money he claimed to have stolen from the donation boxes at Landmannalaugar hot springs.
A photography exhibit featuring intimate portraits of Icelandic single mothers has gained international attention.
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.