National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police Haraldur Johannessen says there is no reason to raise the terror threat level in Iceland following the attack in Manchester on Monday evening.
News 2017 - May
The strong value of the Icelandic króna has begun to threaten Icelandic companies, and as a result, jobs, Iceland’s Minister of Finance Benedikt Jóhannesson told RÚV earlier this week.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent condolences on behalf of the country to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II regarding the terrorist attack which occurred in Manchester last night.
The domestic airline Air Iceland has asked the municipal authorities in Akureyri, North Iceland, to arrange regular bus service to and from Akureyri International Airport.
Crowds attended the official opening of US wholesaler Costco this morning in Garðabær, near Reykjavík.
Following rumors of a transfer from Premier League football club Swansea City to Everton, Swansea City majority shareholder Steve Kaplan told Wales Online the team plans to keep Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurðsson.
“Our thoughts are with the victims, and with our friends the British,” stated Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, in reaction to an explosion in Manchester, England, last night.
The residents’ association Opponents Against Heavy Industry in Helguvík is opposing the Environment Agency of Iceland’s decision to permit the reopening of United Silicon’s plant.