Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review/Atlantica
Here we present for the first time Elisabetta Rosso’s video Roundtrip to Hell , produced in cooperation with Iceland Review, about our latest trip to the Holuhraun eruption site.
Poverty among children during the period 2008 to 2012 has increased most in Iceland out of the OECD countries, according to a new UNICEF report entitled Children of the Recession: The impact of the economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries.
The Icelandic Coast Guard plans to use 100 of the 250 submachine guns sent from Norway over the last year on board its ships and in spare parts.
The volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues with similar intensity to recent weeks. There were over 200 earthquakes in the Bárðarbunga caldera over the weekend, 44 of which were larger than magnitude 3.0. The largest were magnitude 5.3.
Tómas Guðbjartsson, professor and chief physician at Landspítali National University Hospital, contradicts Minister of Health Kristján Þór Júlíusson, who recently stated in an interview on RÚV ’s news magazine Kastljós that there have been no layoffs at the hospital since 2009.
Doctors in the Icelandic Medical Association, including general practitioners, began a strike at midnight last night. At the healthcare center in the suburb of Efra-Breiðholt, where there are usually eight doctors, there will only be one doctor working today and tomorrow and they will only tend to...
Around 35 percent of Icelanders wash their bedding every three weeks or less, according to a new poll by MMR published on Friday.
A man turned off the street lights in the rural community of Kleppjárnsreykir in Borgarfjörður recently so that tourists could get a better view of the northern lights. The man used a flashlight to trick the sensors in the street lights.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) pollution from the Holuhraun eruption can be expected first in the north and northwest of Iceland and then later in the west and southwest of Iceland today, according to the Icelandic Met Office.