Watch an audio slideshow of how traditional Icelandic rhubarb stew is made. Rhubarb is one of the few vegetables that grows effortlessly in Iceland and for that reason it used to be a highly-valued addition to the traditional diet of fish and lamb.
12.01.2013 | 10:00
Top Ten in Iceland
The oldest and most respected singles chart list in Iceland is compiled by state broadcaster RÚV’s radio station Rás 2 each week.
Here is last week’s top ten, December 29 to January 5:
1. ‘Yfir borgina’ by Valdimar
2. ‘Julia’ by Retro Stefson
3. ‘Háa c’ by Moses Hightower
4. ‘Nýfallið regn’ by Ásgeir Trausti
5. ‘Hafið er svart’ by Jónas Sig & Lúðrasveit Þorlákshafnar
6. ‘Út’ by Ylja
7. ‘Gjafir jarðar’ by Ojba Rasta
8. ‘Heims um bóleró’ by Baggalútur
9. ‘Skyfall’ by Adele
10. ‘Síðasti móhítóinn’ by Sigurður Guðmundsson & Memfismafían
One of the last tasks of Steingrímur J. Sigfússon while in office as minister of industries and innovation was to issue a regulation on Monday extending the reserve for whales in Faxaflói bay, off Reykjavík in Southwest Iceland. The regulation took affect at midnight.
The Identification Committee of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police yesterday completed its investigation of human remains found by travelers on the beach Kaldbaksvík in Strandir, the eastern West Fjords, on Saturday.
The 2013 April-May issue of Iceland Review & Atlantica has been released. Packed with informative and entertaining stories, highlights include an interview with outgoing Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir and the people who know her best, a photo essay of ice caves in Europe’s largest glacier and a colorful feature on life in the West Fjords.