fishermen at work

Impact of Russia’s Import Ban Assessed

Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, has asked the Institute of Regional Development to assess the impact of Russia’s decision to impose an import ban on Icelandic food.

Hólavallagarður cemetery in Reykjavík.

An Exaggerated Death

“The report of my death was an exaggeration,” Mark Twain wrote in 1897. Kolbeinn Sigurðsson had a similar statement to make when he went to the Icelandic National Registry to register himself in domestic partnership in 1995.

Police closed part of the Ring Road after the accident on May 2, 2015

Emergency Landing on Narrow Road

Two men escaped without injury when their small plane made an emergency landing in Súðavíkurhlíð, east of Ísafjörður, shortly before noon today.

Wet Spot, Hot Spot (VH)

By Vala Hafstað
Stories of Men in Deep Water.
Cows in Aðaldalur, Northeast Iceland.

No Vet Now for Cow

A cow’s life is in danger because of budget cuts by The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).