Seventeen year old Laufey Heiða Reynisdóttir was chosen the Most Red-Headed Icelander of 2015, at the annual Irish Days festival in Akranes last weekend.
Canadian-American actress Pamela Anderson, of Baywatch fame, has sent Russian President Vladimir Putin a personal request, asking for his assistance in halting Icelandic whaling.
Around 9PM on Saturday night, at the intersection of Hverfisgata and Ingólfsstræti, three men jumped from a car shouting racist slurs, before attacking a nearby group of pedestrians.
The film Hrútar (Rams) has been nominated for the LUX Film Prize—awarded annually by the European Parliament since 2007—making it the first Icelandic film to receive this honor.
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