Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Sálin hans Jóns míns band

Top 10 in Iceland

State broadcaster RÚV’s radio station Rás 2 compiles a list of the Top 30 most popular songs in Iceland each week.

Gunnar Nelson

Gunnar Nelson Wins UFC Fight

Iceland’s Ultimate Fighting Championship star Gunnar Nelson beat American Brandon Thatch in UFC 189 in Las Vegas last night in under three minutes. “Gunnar Nelson proved points on the feet and the ground, dropping Brandon Thatch with a combination of punches, then sinking in a fight-ending rear-...

Inside the offices of Radio Iceland.

Radio Iceland Closes

The Icelandic English-language radio station Radio Iceland, which was launched in mid-February, has closed.

Iceland Airwaves in Harpa, 2013

More Artists Announced for Iceland Airwaves

The latest round of artists for this year’s Iceland Airwaves were announced yesterday: Mercury Rev, SOAK, Lucy Rose, JME and Aurora, taking the lineup total to 46 acts including 31 Icelandic artists.

Money - Icelandic Króna

Record-Breaking Lotto Winnings for Icelander

An Icelandic citizen took home tax-free winnings of ISK 162 million (EUR 1.1 million, USD 1.2 million) in Viking Lotto, which is held across eight countries in northern Europe, yesterday evening. This is the highest lottery winning taken home by an Icelander, according to the head of Icelandic...

Pirate Party

Pirates Remain Largest Party in Iceland

Iceland’s Pirate Party is still the largest political party in Iceland, according to the latest MMR poll, published earlier today. The party now enjoys the support of 32.4 percent of respondents, down from 34.5 percent in the last MMR poll one month ago.

gavel as used in courts

Defendants in SPRON Case Acquitted

The former CEO of the savings bank SPRON Guðmundur Örn Hauksson and former board members Ari Bergmann Einarsson, Margrét Guðmundsdóttir, Ásgeir Baldursson and Rannveig Rist were acquitted of charges of breach of trust in Reykjavík District Court this morning.

Fatal Car Accident in Seyðisfjörður

A woman died after a car accident in Seyðisfjörður, the East Fjords, shortly before midnight on Tuesday. She was a passenger in the car. The driver, also a woman, survived the accident but is being kept unconscious on a ventilator.