In the last ten years the population of Iceland has increased by 12 percent. However, in the Northeast region of Þingeyjarsýsla, which reaches from just east of Akureyri all the way to Bakkafjörður, the population has decreased by 10 percent over the last ten years.
The police in Selfoss, South Iceland, have released a transcript of a phone call it received yesterday because of the closure of Hellisheiði mountain pass between Reykjavík and the town of Hveragerði following a snowstorm which hit, leaving many stranded.
There is a large difference between the salaries of the directors at three of Iceland’s banks, Morgunblaðið reports.
MP for the Progressive Party and chair of the parliament’s finance committee Vigdís Hauksdóttir is in hot water once again.
Ring Road 1 between Lake Mývatn and Egilsstaðir has reopened. There is still a lot of snow, as can be seen on the Road and Costal Administration’s web cameras.
A concert in support of the gay and lesbian community in Uganda will be held in Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík tonight.
The national team in women’s football lost 0-5 to Germany, the European champions, at the Algarve Cup in Portugal, yesterday.