Traditional Icelandic food

Handicraft and Design Festival in Akureyri

The Arctic Handicraft and Design Festival opened today in Hrafnagil, a 15-minute drive south of Akureyri, for the 23rd time. Organizers promise this one to be the best of them all. Altogether, there will be 94 participants—artists, designers and producers. In addition, 55 parties contribute to...


Flood and Mudslide Warning for East Fjords

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a flood and landslide warning for the East Fjords. Due to unusually heavy rainfall yesterday and last night, there is considerable growth in rivers and streams in the area, along with the possibility of landslides. This warning is in effect through tonight (...

Police car

Controversy in Reporting of Sexual Assaults

Three women sought help at Landspítali National University Hospital in Reykjavík after allegedly being sexually assaulted during Merchants’ Holiday (Frídagur verslunarmanna) festivities in the Westman Islands last weekend.