Icelandic handballers Ásgeir Örn Hallgrímsson and Róbert Gunnarsson, who play for Paris Handball, scored two and three goals respectively in the team’s 32:28 win against Toulouse on Wednesday night.
Grocery prices in Iceland increased by up to 6.8 percent in 2013, according to the latest price survey carried out by the Icelandic Confederation of Labor.
The majority at the Independence Party parliamentary group meeting today voted in favor of stopping European Union membership talks.
Kim Dolstra, former footballer of the year and international player for the Netherlands, has signed a contract with ÍBV, the Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman Islands) football club.
The foreign tourists who spent the night sleeping in a tent in -23°C (-9.5°F) at Lake Mývatn, Northeast Iceland, last night looked cheerful and lively as they were packing up their tens this morning, according to local Kolbrún Ívarsdóttir.
Sigmundur Davíð said in an interview this morning that it was an impossible situation for the government of Iceland, which is against joining the European Union, to at the same time be in talks to try to join the EU.
The wind at Stórhöfði in Vestmannaeyjar (the Westman islands) yesterday was among the strongest ever recorded in Iceland. The easterly wind reached 180 km/h (112mph) last night.
One in four Icelanders aged 18 to 29 have a Netflix account, the American provider or on-demand internet streaming media, despite it being illegal in the country.
The readers of visir.is have voted on the five best sentences in Icelandic film history, ahead of the Eddas, the Icelandic Film and Television Awards, on Saturday.