Icelandic authorities played a key role in a coordinated international investigation which has dismantled an organized crime group.
Crew members from the Greenlandic vessel Polar Nanoq gave their testimony in court this morning in the Birna Brjánsdóttir murder case.
A foreign citizen is in custody after being arrested at Keflavík International Airport in possession of 2.2 kilos of cocaine.
Camper van rental company Kúkú Campers has been subject to criticism after it came to light that the company’s homepage included text encouraging travellers to “eat whatever they like on public land”.
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority has asked police for further documentation regarding the group of nine tourists who chased and killed a lamb this past weekend.
A group of foreign tourists caught a lamb close to the village of Breiðdalsvík in East Iceland and cut its throat.
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in an assault that led to the death of a man in Mosfellsdalur valley, east of Reykjavík, on Wednesday evening.
A deal has been reached between RVK Studios and Buccaneer Media in the UK for the production of a television drama series about the so-called Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case.
Two weeks on from the first hearing in the Birna Brjánsdóttir murder case, the start of the trial has been delayed by a further fortnight.
The Northeast District Court has sentence two men to prison for stealing frozen seafood and bird meat.
Capital region police received 32 requests for help in finding missing children and young people in March alone.
The capital region police tapped a woman’s phone for around a month following her request to stop the rape investigation she had started.
Eight people—six men and two women—were this afternoon convicted in one of Iceland’s biggest tax fraud investigations of recent times. The defendants were each sentenced to three-month to four-year suspended prison sentences.
Thomas Møller Olsen, the 30-year-old Greenlander who has been in custody since mid-January over the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, has pleaded not guilty at the first court hearing today.
Thomas Møller Olsen, who has been in police custody as part of the Birna Brjánsdóttir murder investigation, has now been charged with attacking the 20-year-old on January 14.
The Reykjavík District Court has today sentenced sisters Hlín Einarsdóttir and Malín Brand to 12 months in prison—nine of which are in the form of a suspended sentence. The pair were sentenced for a high-profile attempt to blackmail money out of the then prime minister, Sigmundur Davíð...
Friðjón Björgvin Gunnarsson, CEO of several Icelandic companies, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ imprisonment for breaking tax law, bookkeeping law, and for money laundering.
Thomas Møller Olsen, a 25-year-old Greenlander and crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq, has been charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman who disappeared in Reykjavík on January 14.
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.
The case of two men, accused in the death of their fellow prisoner in 2012, was heard before the Supreme Court of Iceland today.
The Rehearing Commission in Iceland has approved the requests of five men, or their heirs, sentenced in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur murder cases, who asked for a rehearing.