Dagbjört Hjaltadóttir, a teacher from Súðavík in the West Fjords region, has opened Iceland’s first book swap library based in a disused phone box.
News 2015 - July
He’s a guy who is always happy and comes across well with everyone. I don’t believe he knew he had the disease,” says a friend and former housemate of the Nigerian asylum seeker who was remanded in custody yesterday under suspicion of having infected young women with HIV.
Two local women in Húsavík today stopped and challenged a woman and her two children, who she was allowing to defecate on the sidewalk. The incident took place on a busy harbor-side road where Húsavík residents and visitors assemble in good weather.
Guðfinna Jóhanna Guðmundsdóttir, Reykjavík city councilor for the Progressive Party and Friends of the Airport, this morning made headlines for revealing that she was raped.
The Icelandic Directorate of Internal Revenue has released details of tax bills for 2014. The details are in the public domain for a very limited period each year, which allows interested parties—usually journalists—to figure out who paid the most tax, and therefore by extension, who earned the...
The number of times the 112 emergency line calls out Icelandic search & rescue teams was nearly double in 2014 compared to 2013. ICE-SAR teams reacted to 1,386 such call-outs last year.
Geothermal heat levels have increased under the western part of Surtsey island since the last time measures were taken, according to results from the latest scientific expedition to the island last week.
An Icelandic family traveling in the West Fjords spotted an unusual creature near the bird cliff Látrabjarg yesterday.
European interior ministers from 32 EU and EFTA states met in Brussels over the weekend, and on Monday came to an agreement on an intra-Europe refugee redistribution plan, which will affect the lives of over 32,000 people who have been displaced due to unrest in the Middle East and North Africa...