The Icelandic government has agreed to take part and fund the 2015 North Atlantic whale count, supervised by NAMMCO. The whales in the North Atlantic Ocean were last counted in 2007.
The annual influenza has hit teachers in Reykjavík had. At on one school in the capital area, Seljaskóli, 20 percent of the teachers stayed home sick last week.
John Grant will play a free concert at Slippbarinn in Icelandair Hotel Marina down by the old harbor at 9 pm.
The national Iceland’s hockey team has hired a Swede, Tim Brithén, as a part-time coach. His other job: working as a prison guard in Helsingborg, Sweden.