“A record number of babies were born this weekend. That’s exactly nine months after the victory over England.”
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the 1947 Hekla eruption, the largest volcanic eruption in Iceland in the 20th century.
When her granddaughter’s passport failed to arrive in the mail, a grandma in Hafnarfjörður, Southwest Iceland, took matters into her own hands.
The seafood company HB Gandi has announced that it plans to discontinue processing demersal fish in the town of Akranes, West Iceland.
The participation of the German bank Hauck & Aufhäuser in the purchase of a 45.8 percent stake in the Icelandic state’s share of Búnaðarbanki bank in 2003 was only for the sake of appearances.
Landowners by Helgafell mountain, near the town of Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, have begun charging visitors a fee of ISK 400.
The town council of Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, would like the operation of the United Silicon factory in town to be shut down right away.