Icelanders celebrate the last day of the year with a fancy dinner, often turkey, and with fireworks at midnight. A special sketch comedy show about the year in review is shown on television and watched by almost the entire Icelandic nation.
News 2015 - December
Five men are in police custody in connection with yesterday’s armed bank robbery at Landsbanki on Borgartún.
Record participation is expected in ÍR’s (Reykjavík’s Sports Association’s) 40th New Year’s Eve Run, which will be held at noon today.
Björk’s album Vulnicura, released in January, is the fifth best album of 2015, according to The Guardian. “Björk laid her heart so bare on her brutal, beautiful ninth album we could hardly listen. But those that persevered found light at the end of a grueling tunnel,” Music...
The white getaway car, thought to have been used by the men who robbed Landsbanki’s Borgartún branch earlier this afternoon, has been found on Barmahlíð, in the Reykjavík neighborhood of Hlíðar, a short distance from downtown, mbl.is reports. The car is a Ford Transit van with the registration...
The Businessperson of the Year was honored at a reception, hosted by Frjáls verslun business magazine, published by Iceland Review publisher Heimur hf, at Radisson BLU Saga Hotel in Reykjavík yesterday.
Eye witnesses to the bank robbery on Borgartún, just two buildings down the street from the offices of Iceland Review, say the robbers caused substantial damage inside the bank.