Vala Hafstad

Vala Hafstað

Staff Writer
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

Iceland through to UEFA Euro 2016

Iceland is through to the UEFA Euro 2016 after the national team in men’s football drew with Kazakhstan 0-0 in the qualifiers at Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík this evening. This is the first time that the Icelandic men’s team has secured a spot at a major international tournament.

Flood of Hate Speech on Refugee Support Page

Bryndís Björgvinsdóttir, who on Sunday set up the Facebook event Kæra Eygló Harðar – Sýrland kallar (‘Dear Eygló Harðar – Syria is calling’) as a forum for people to show support for resettling refugees in Iceland and offering them assistance, says it has been a full-time job trying to remove...

Stream of Support (ZR)

By Zoë Robert
Icelanders are showing their support for refugees in overwhelming numbers.

Icelandic-Developed Learning Tool Presented in Kenya

Gunnar Stefánsson, professor at the University of Iceland’s Faculty of Physical Sciences, recently returned from Kenya where he presented the tutor-web, an open learning (freeware) system for mathematics and statistics, at two universities.

Half of Icelanders Hold Religious Beliefs

Roughly 50 percent of Icelanders hold religious beliefs, according to a new Gallup poll. Fifty-one percent of respondents said they considered themselves to be believers, while 30 percent said they were not believers, and 14 percent called themselves atheists. The remainder did not take sides....

North Iceland Town to Welcome Refugees

The North Iceland municipality of Akureyri has applauded the decision by the Icelandic government to accept 50 refugees over the next two years. The municipality says it is more than willing to resettle refugees in the municipality and help provide them with new opportunities and a better...