A narrow majority of Icelanders believe foreign tourists have had a negative impact on the country’s nature, with 51.8 percent of respondents in the latest MMR poll on the subject of tourism believing that.
News 2015 - August
“The report of my death was an exaggeration,” Mark Twain wrote in 1897. Kolbeinn Sigurðsson had a similar statement to make when he went to the Icelandic National Registry to register himself in domestic partnership in 1995.
If not for Ingólfur Eyrfeld Guðjónsson, 16-year-old British teenager Georgia Richards would probably not be alive today.
The special tribunal convened to help solve the Icelandic State’s wage dispute with nurses and academics has revealed its decisions.
The City of Reykjavík’s environment and planning committee this week voted to call upon the city council to set up an advisory committee for the archaeological remains recently discovered by Lækjargata, and for the recently rediscovered 19th and 20th century harborside structures along...
Iceland’s society and housing minister says her government is actively investigating implementing new rules to limit rent increases on homes. She says authorities need to react to the problems faced by renters and says she wants to cap rents.
Healthcare funding in Iceland is expected to grow in excess of inflation and cost increases next year, according to advance information on preparations for the government’s 2016 budget.
“The thing is, we messed up. She shouldn’t have had to wait so long,” says Eyþór Þorbergsson, representative of the chief of police in Akureyri after a woman had to wait nearly six weeks for her request for a restraining order to be processed.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has sided with the District Court; saying that the government was legally entitled to enact the law which forced members of the BHM academics’ union back to work earlier this summer.