Tonight at 8:30 pm, street lights will be turned off for 45 minutes at the University of Iceland campus, as well as in the west part of Reykjavík and downtown, to allow residents and visitors a great view of the stars.
Police have confirmed that biological samples from the investigation into the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir connect the suspect in the case directly to Birna.
The Reykjanes District Court ruled today that the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir shall remain in police custody for another four weeks.
Chances are high that a severe strain of bird flu, detected in birds throughout Europe, will be carried to Iceland with migratory birds.
The level of hydrogen sulfide from Hellisheiði geothermal plant has measured above health limits in Reykjavík today and yesterday.
Sunday morning, the snow fell in record amounts; the following days, it was the residents’ turn to fall in record numbers.
The use of chewing tobacco has increased substantially in Iceland in recent years, especially among young men.
The trawler Beitir NK 123 was on its way to harbor in Neskaupstaður last night with possibly the largest load of capelin ever in Iceland.
Our photographer Páll Stefánsson went downtown and brought back a series of photos of children dressed up for Ash Wednesday.