An avalanche fell from the mountain Heinabergsfjall last night on road 590 on Skarðströnd in West Iceland’s Dalir region. This is the third avalanche to fall on that part of the road in the last few days.
Iceland’s most influential television personality and political blogger Egill Helgason wrote in his blog post today on eyjan.is that the one reason for the government pushing through the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson’s proposal to withdraw from European Union talks is that...
The Foreign Minister of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson released a statement yesterday deploring the President of Uganda’s decision to sign an Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which further criminalizes homosexuality and makes it punishable by up to life imprisonment.
Visiting Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss in Northeast Iceland, will soon cost ISK 800 (USD 7, EUR 5).
In Hollywood they have the Oscars, in Iceland it is the Eddas, the Icelandic Film and Television Awards. This year’s award ceremony was in held in Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík on Saturday.
Best Film: Hross í oss (Of Horses and Men)
Malta is not an independent country and Europe is in the grip of famine, according to MP for the Progressive Party Vigdís Hauksdóttir.
Iceland was not lucky when the groups were drawn for the 2016 European Championships qualifiers over the weekend. Iceland was drawn into Group A, one of the toughest groups.
After heavy snowfall in the eastern and northern parts of Iceland over the last week, roads have finally started to reopen.