Icelandair has announced plans to offer direct flights to Aberdeen, Scotland, beginning March next year.
News 2015 - August
Aron Leví Beck sees an opportunity in run-off water from the swimming pool in Laugardalur and would like to use it to heat up a dream project—a Biodome.
Police in Southwest Iceland set up speed traps on a road at the request of local residents, but were in for a surprise.
The problems faced by immigrants at the Vogur rehab center in Iceland need a wide-ranging response, according to addictions doctor Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir at the hospital. Many foreign nationals at the center can speak neither Icelandic nor English.
Icelandic politicians in the ruling coalition parties have varying views on the country’s continued support for European sanctions against Russia, and the split is not along party lines.
Two men from Scotland who are traveling Iceland for charity in a modified 4x4 are under investigation for the crime of off-road driving. They set off intending to drive up five Icelandic volcanoes this August.
Guitarist Jón Páll Bjarnason passed away at his home on Sunday, at the age of 77. Jón Páll was among Iceland’s best guitarists and was one of the pioneers of jazz music in the country.
The number of fin whales and humpback whales in the North Atlantic has increased, while the number of minke whales in inshore areas has gone down.