Former Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir said at the World Pride Human Rights conference, held in Toronto last week, that in hindsight her and her wife, Jónína Leósdóttir, did not have to wait that long to publicly reveal their feelings for each other.
News 2014 - June
A deep low is forecast in Southwest and West Iceland tomorrow. The Icelandic Met Office has urged travelers to keep an eye on weather updates over the next few days.
When asked whether he would consider running for higher office, former Reykjavík mayor and comedian Jón Gnarr said in an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press on Friday, while laughing hysterically, that he wouldn’t rule out running for president.
Landmannalaugar, the well-known hot springs in South Iceland, have been red-listed by the Environment Agency of Iceland.
Foreign Minister of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson traveled to China last week, accompanied by a trade delegation representing Icelandic Business and Industry.
The annual Iceland Airwaves festival, held November 5-9 this year, has added more artists to this year’s line-up.
A total of 38.2 percent of Icelanders plan to travel abroad for their summer vacation compared to 35.2 percent last summer, according to a new poll conducted by MMR.
A new report from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime found that Icelanders consume the most cannabis in the world.
It took the winning team, Workforce, just 39 hours and 12 minutes—a new record—to cycle Iceland’s Ring Road 1 in the Wow Cyclothon on Thursday.