Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

Juliana Bjornsdottir

Júlíana Björnsdóttir

Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Alëx Elliott

Zoë Robert

Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review/Atlantica

Dog Refused Entry to Iceland due to Strike

Arriving at Keflavík International Airport from Norway, four-year-old Chichuahua Tutzy was refused entry to Iceland due to the ongoing strike among veterinarians, who usually inspect animals arriving in the country along with the necessary permits.

MP Wants Icelandic Coast Guard to Stay in Med

MP for the Left Greens Svandís Svavarsdóttir announced on Facebook yesterday that her party will put forward a motion in parliament that the Icelandic government allocates additional funds to the Icelandic Coast Guard so that its ship Týr can continue its work in the Mediterranean.

Islanders Buy Toilet for ISK 2 Million

The executive and port committee of Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) approved in a meeting last week the purchase of a public toilet block for ISK 1.9 million (USD 14,600, EUR 13,600) to cater to the increase in foreign tourists who visit Heimaey, the only inhabited island of the archipelago...

Strike Support Surges after Board’s Wage Increase

The vote among members of the Federation of General and Special Workers in Iceland (SGS) on whether or not to participate in strikes, which ends at midnight tonight, surged after news that board members of HB Grandi seafood company received a 33 percent wage increase.

Boy Discharged from Hospital

The younger brother of the two who got stuck in the drain below the manmade waterfall of the dam Reykdalsstífla in Hafnarfjörður on Tuesday last week has been discharged from hospital.

President Most Trusted in Iceland

President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson is the most trusted on a list of politicians in Iceland, according to the latest MMR poll, published Friday. The poll found that 48.5 percent of Icelanders had “rather a lot/a lot” of trust in Ólafur Ragnar. 

Strikes Continue, Wide-Reaching Effects Expected

Strikes among members of the Association of Academics (BHM) recommenced at midnight last night. Around 100 members have gone on strike until further notice, including veterinarians, natural scientists and nutritionists at the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).

What Next? (ZR)

By Zoë Robert
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