Deputy and Web Editor Iceland Review/Atlantica
A planned three-day course on how to seduce women by self-described ‘pick up artist’ Julien Blanc to be held in Iceland next June may have been canceled, visir.is reports. The lecture no longer appears on the American company Real Social Dynamics’ website.
Chair of the Independence Party Bjarni Benediktsson said at a parliamentary party meeting yesterday that he hoped that a new minister of the interior would be appointed next week. Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir announced her resignation on Friday.
The 250 MP5 submachine guns delivered to the Icelandic Coast Guard will be returned to the Norwegian Armed Forces, as announced by the Coast Guard on Friday.
Icelandic journalist and pilot Ómar Ragnarsson along with filmmaker Friðþjófur Helgason made the following video of the Holuhraun eruption during a recent evening flyover.
The negotiation committee of music teachers and the municipalities signed a new wage agreement at 5:30 this morning after a long round of negotiations.
The average temperature in Reykjavík so far this month has measured just over 5ºC (41ºF), which is roughly 3ºC (37.4ºF) higher than the average temperature for November during the past ten years.
MP for the Progressive Party Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir would like the law on displaying the Icelandic flag changed. “I’m suggesting that the flag could be up, for example, during the summer, the brightest time of year,” she told Bylgjan radio on Wednesday, adding that she would like the flag to be...
The volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues with similar intensity as it has for the last two weeks, as reported in the latest Status Report from the Civil Protection Department. Lava continues to flow out of the lava lake in the crater.
Freedom of the press has been in decline in Iceland during the past two years. That’s the conclusion of Reporters Without Borders, which published a statement about the issue on its homepage yesterday.
Gísli Freyr Valdórsson, former political assistant to Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, received the Suðurnes police’s transcript of their questioning of asylum seeker Tony Omos the same day the police department’s chief had sent Gísli a statement on the progress of the case’s...