News 2015 - November

First snow

White Black Friday

When residents of Southwest Iceland woke up this morning, the area was covered with 21 cm (8.3 in) of snow.

gavel as used in courts

Rape Case Acquittals Protested Today

A protest is scheduled for 5:00 pm today in front of the Reykjavík District Court building on occasion of recent verdicts in rape cases in which all the accused were acquitted.

Jón Kalman Stefánsson

Icelandic Author Awarded in France

Icelandic author Jón Kalman Stefánsson has received an award from the French literary journal Lire for his novel Fiskarnir hafa enga fætur (D’ailleurs, les poissons n’ont pas de pieds,The Fish Have No Feet).

Sunna Rannveig and Bjarki Þór

Icelanders Are European MMA Champions

Sunna Rannveig Davíðsdóttir and Bjarki Þór Pálsson became MMA European champions at the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships in Birmingham, England, last weekend.