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Woman Found Dead In Reykjavík

A foreign woman was found dead in her apartment in Vesturbær, Reykjavík last night. Two men were in the apartment when police arrived and were arrested on the scene.

The Cod Wars

Icelandic Warp Cutter Donated To Hull Museum

Officials from Reykjavik will visit Hull as part of a return visit of a Cod Wars exchange, and to donate an Icelandic warp cutter, described as a "secret weapon to Hull Museums, never seen before outside of Iceland".

Reykjavík Pride Parade

Reykjavík Pride Begins

The 19th annual Reykjavík Pride kicked off yesterday when the festival president Eva María Þórarinsdóttir Lange and Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson helped to paint a rainbow walkway leading up to the entrance of city hall.

Color Run.

Armed Police Raise Concerns

Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.

Roads closed to bus traffic.

Driving Buses out of Downtown Reykjavík

Vehicles designed for more than eight passengers, as well as specially equipped mountain trucks, will be prohibited from driving in certain parts of downtown Reykjavík, beginning June 1.

Puffins in Iceland

Reykjavík Proposes Environmental Protections

The City of Reykjavík has requested for the island of Akurey in Kollafjörður and the saltmarshes in Grafarvogur to be nationally protected. This is one of several recommendations in the newly-published strategy on biodiversity in the capital region in the coming decade.

Skólavörðustígur

Loved Shop Forced Out of City Center

The shelves at Verslun Þorsteins Bergmann have been full of beautiful items for the home (especially the kitchen) since 1970, but the popular shop is now leaving its Skólavörðustígur home.

Stars

Street Lights off for Star Show Tonight

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.

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