News 2015 - September

Geysir geothermal area.

Some Employees Underpaid in Tourism

A union leader in Akureyri, North Iceland, claims that last summer, dozens of cases came to his attention involving employees in the tourism industry being underpaid.

ICE-SAR horse rescue in Kjalarnes.

ICE-SAR Saves Horse

Last night, the ICE-SAR teams of Kjalarnes and Mosfellsbær were called out to save a horse in trouble.

Reykjavík with Hallgrímskirkja in the background

Asylum Seekers Enjoy Social Program

Social activities for asylum seekers in Iceland take place under the careful management of the Red Cross’s Julie Ingham, based in Garðabær and Hafnarfjörður. She says it is extremely important to assist asylum seekers when they first reach Iceland.

Moonstone Taken from Museum

A piece of rock from the moon which has been on display in the Exploration Museum in Húsavík, northeast Iceland, has been taken back into the care of the Icelandic Institute of Natural History, which owns the stone.