Four sexual assaults were reported in the greater Reykjavík area over Merchants’ weekend.
Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir’s decision not to provide the media with information about potential sexual assaults during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar has caused a strong reaction.
Chief of Police in Vestmannaeyjar Páley Borgþórsdóttir told Fréttablaðið today that the police will not inform the media about sexual assaults which may occur during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð, July 29-Agust 1, until after the investigation has been concluded.
A 25-year-old English policeman, who was stabbed while supporting Iceland during the game between Iceland and France at the EURO 2016 Paris, is speechless over the support he has received from Icelanders since the stabbing took place.
The diary of the greater Reykjavík police today recounts an unusual incident that took place last night.
Last night, an Icelander was attacked by an Englishman at a pub in Paris, who broke a bottle in his face, severely injuring his nose.
The Reykjavík District Prosecutor has charged two men in connection with the fire at an auto body shop near downtown Reykjavík early in March.
Two men were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the alleged murder of Guðmundur Einarsson, who disappeared in 1974.
He may have thought the geyser Strokkur was pretty in pink, but in the eyes of Icelandic authorities, pink is punishable.
A 26-year-old man has been charged by the Reykjavík District Court with attempted murder for an attack in the early hours of Sunday March 6, which took place at the student common area at the University of Iceland.
The Icelandic State Prosecutor has charged eight individuals, suspected of major tax evasion by defrauding the state of ISK 278 million (USD 2.3 million, EUR 2 million).
Foreign workers of a contracting firm under investigation for massive tax fraud, sought help at the Embassy of Poland in Reykjavík last Friday after electricity had been cut off from the building in which they resided.
Lárus Welding, former director of Glitnir Bank, and four other executives from the failed bank, have this morning pleaded not guilty to all charges as their trial begins.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has rejected an appeal against continued police custody of a man suspected of trying to rape two women.
The three jailed former heads of Kaupþing Bank are today to be released from prison into almost total freedom, following a change in the law rushed through parliament in March.
The Reykjavík District Court has sentenced a 46-year old Dutch citizen to eight and a half years in prison for smuggling drugs into the country in September of last year.
A man in his forties has confessed to setting fire to a building that housed an auto body shop on Grettisgata, near downtown Reykjavík.
Two videos, showing three young men undressing in the locker room of Laugardalur swimming pool, have been posted on one of the world’s most popular porn sites.
A man in his twenties is on a ventilator after being stabbed by another young man in Reykjavík early Sunday morning.
A district attorney in his forties was arrested Monday and will be in police custody until Friday in connection with the district prosecutor’s investigation of fraud and money laundering.