The director of the kindergarten Heilsuleikskólinn Kærabær in Kirkjubæjarklaustur, South Iceland, is accused of having tied a child to a chair with a scarf as punishment because it would not sit still and eat its food.
President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and his spouse Dorrit Moussaieff are currently participating in the Clinton Global Initiative’s annual meeting. On Sunday, he took part in a debate on climate change and economic development at the New York Forum.
Reykjavík City Library’s 2014 children’s book prize was awarded to Gunnar Helgason for his novel Rangstæður í Reykjavík, as announced yesterday.
For the first time in its history, Þjóðleikhúsið, the Icelandic National Theater, presents an all-Icelandic winter season schedule: all plays premiered are in Icelandic.
Cargo ship Green Freezer ran aground on a skerry by Fáskrúðsfjörður, the East Fjords, yesterday evening. An attempt will be made to tow it loose at high tide tonight. Another transport vessel, Akrafell, ran aground at a similar location recently, the future of which is...
Sixty percent of young Icelanders are expected to complete a university degree in their lifetime according to the OECD annual report Education at a Glance.
The bestselling novel Burial Rites by Australian author Hannah Kent, which is set in Iceland, was released in Icelandic translation on Friday.
The Icelandic national team in women’s football won against Israel 3:0 at Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík in a qualification game for the 2015 Women’s World Cup on Saturday.