The number of flights over the North Pole will increase in coming years, especially the number of unmanned cargo flights.
The second 48-hour strike of about 5,000 members of SFR Union of Public Workers and the Icelandic Union of Nurses’ Aides will begin at midnight tonight.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson this morning opened the Arctic Circle Conference at Harpa concert hall.
October is the month of the Pink Bow, an awareness and fundraising initiative by the Icelandic Cancer Society to fight women’s cancer.
The Icelandic Red Cross doubts more than the 50-60 quota refugees already approved by the government can be accepted this year. We could, however, receive 200 refugees a year in 2016 and 2017.
Members of SFR Union of Public Servants, the Icelandic Union of Nurses’ Aides and the Police Federation of Iceland planned a protest in front of government offices this morning at 9:15 to demand pay comparable to that of other government workers.
The South Iceland chief of police has charged a man for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal traffic accident which occurred east of Meðallandsvegur by Eldhraun lava field, August 4, 2013.