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Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

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Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

New Issue of Iceland Review Out

The January-February issue of Iceland Review (0116) magazine is out. We cover Icelandic food producers at London’s Borough Market, the debate on whether to export energy from Iceland to the UK, the new Nature Protection Act, Iceland’s controversial whaling practice and much much more.

Hjörtur Traustason, 2nd from right.

Winner of The Voice Iceland

The winner of the first The Voice Iceland was announced on Friday. Hjörtur Traustason from Bolungarvík, Northwest Iceland, won the contest with the song ‘Ferðalok’ by Óðinn Valdimarsson.

bus

Bus Services in Reykjavík after 5 pm Canceled

Bus services in Reykjavík after 5 pm have been canceled due to the extreme weather warning this evening. The Department of Civic Protection has strongly advised that people across the country stay indoors after 5 pm today.

Extreme Weather Warning for Iceland

An extreme weather warning with hurricane force winds has been issued for Iceland for Monday. Police have strongly urged people against traveling tomorrow with the weather described as very dangerous.

Outside Laugarásvídeó store

Iceland’s Largest Video Store to Close

Laugarásvídeó, Iceland’s largest video store, located on Dalbraut in Reykjavík, is to close after 30 years of operation. The store is one of the last remaining video stores in the country.

Trim Castle, Ireland

Icelandic Travel Website Expands to Ireland

Icelandic travel planning and booking website TripCreator now offers users to plan trips to Ireland, as announced today. The company plans to add a third destination before the end of the year and other destinations across Europe and North America in 2016.

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