Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

Juliana Bjornsdottir

Júlíana Björnsdóttir

Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Alëx Elliott

Contributing Web Editor

Zoë Robert

Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review/Atlantica

Radio Iceland Closes

The Icelandic English-language radio station Radio Iceland, which was launched in mid-February, has closed.

More Artists Announced for Iceland Airwaves

The latest round of artists for this year’s Iceland Airwaves were announced yesterday: Mercury Rev, SOAK, Lucy Rose, JME and Aurora, taking the lineup total to 46 acts including 31 Icelandic artists.

Record-Breaking Lotto Winnings for Icelander

An Icelandic citizen took home tax-free winnings of ISK 162 million (EUR 1.1 million, USD 1.2 million) in Viking Lotto, which is held across eight countries in northern Europe, yesterday evening. This is the highest lottery winning taken home by an Icelander, according to the head of Icelandic...

Pirates Remain Largest Party in Iceland

Iceland’s Pirate Party is still the largest political party in Iceland, according to the latest MMR poll, published earlier today. The party now enjoys the support of 32.4 percent of respondents, down from 34.5 percent in the last MMR poll one month ago.

Defendants in SPRON Case Acquitted

The former CEO of the savings bank SPRON Guðmundur Örn Hauksson and former board members Ari Bergmann Einarsson, Margrét Guðmundsdóttir, Ásgeir Baldursson and Rannveig Rist were acquitted of charges of breach of trust in Reykjavík District Court this morning.

Fatal Car Accident in Seyðisfjörður

A woman died after a car accident in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, shortly before midnight on Tuesday. She was a passenger in the car. The driver, also a woman, survived the accident but is being kept unconscious on a ventilator.

New Markets for Icelandic Mackerel?

Icelandic mackerel might soon be sold to Asia, according to the director of the seafood company VSV in Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) Sigurgeir Brynjar Kristgeirsson. “We search the world for new markets. We have primarily found them in Southeast Asia and sold mackerel to China and...