Þingvellir National Park Manager Ólafur Örn Haraldsson has asked the Icelandic Transport Authority to impose stricter rules and monitoring regarding scuba-diving and snorkeling in Silfra fissure.
The hydrogen sulfide pollution from Hellisheiði geothermal power plant came as a surprise to Reykjavík Energy, which operates the plant.
Icelandic coach Guðmundur Guðmundsson and the Danish Handball Federation have agreed that Guðmundur leave his post as coach immediately
Residents of the East Fjords closed Ring Road 1 in Berufjörður with 60 vehicles yesterday to protest the postponement of road improvements.
Two serious accidents occurred on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, yesterday, one of them fatal.
The Icelandic middle-distance track athlete Aníta Hinriksdóttir won the bronze yesterday in the 800 m competition at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.
The Dutch union FNV has pressed charges with the Dutch police against the Icelandic logistics firm Samskip.
Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson has decided to triple the Icelandic government’s contribution to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).