Icelander Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for A Golden Globe award for his music in the film The Theory of Everything. He says it is very pleasing that his work with the film’s director should have led to such an honor. The film has been nominated for four Golden Globes.
News 2014 - December
The committee which decides what does and does not constitute a legal name for an Icelander, has confirmed six new names onto the safe list.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has increased the sentence passed down to the Reykjavík policeman found guilty of assault in the process of an arrest made on Laugavegur last July.
This video shows a great display of northern lights at Húsafell, a popular resort, with Jupiter at center stage.
A Sunday Times journalist has been caught driving off-road in Iceland. The journalist was testing the new Land Rover Discovery Sport for the car manufacturer, who will continue to fly foreign journalists to Iceland for this purpose in the next six weeks.
The family of the Icelandic filmmaker, who, according to a Syrian defector from IS (aka ISIS) has been working for the terrorist organization, as stated in an article in The New York Review of Books by Sarah Birke, has come forward, saying he is not involved with IS.
Young Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir, who has received much critical acclaim for her role as a single mother in drama Life in a Fishbowl has been included in a group of ten young European Shooting Stars, to be presented at the Berlin International Film Festival, February 5-15,...
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warning for East Iceland today, expecting a strong gale wind of more than 20 m/s. An avalanche risk has been declared for Ísafjörður in the West Fjords and an avalanche uncertainty level for the northern West Fjords.