A new poll conducted by Media and Market Research found that public trust in party chairpersons in Iceland is down with the exception of Best Party chair and Reykjavík Mayor Jón Gnarr.
The European Union has reached a deal on mackerel fishing rights in the northeast Atlantic with the Faroe Islands and Norway.
Iceland’s national team in women’s football won against Sweden 2-1 in the Algarve Cup yesterday. The team finished the competition with the bronze medal.
The Whispering Muse by Icelandic author Sjón—translated from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb—is among 25 finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards for fiction, announced yesterday. The longlist includes works published in 16 languages—none of them English.
The belongings of several well-known Icelanders are up for auction as part of Moustache March, an initiative to raise funds and awareness for cancer among men.
The winner of a design competition for a new Arctic Circle landmark on Grímsey Island, off the coast of North Iceland, was announced on Monday.
A man in his twenties was last week charged with defrauding people after he sold them tickets to the Iceland vs. Croatia World Cup 2014 playoff in Reykjavík in November last year but failed to provide them with the tickets.
Earlier today, the Icelandic government presented a policy on Europe aimed at “reinforcing the representation of Iceland’s interests on the platform of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) and other current agreements between Iceland and the European Union,” as stated in a press...
MP for the Progressive Party Vigdís Hauksdóttir has apologized for comments she made about parliamentary staff in an interview with Monitor, a supplement in daily Morgunblaðið, last week.