Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir, co-founder of the biotech company Platome, was awarded the highest honor at a conference hosted last week by the Global Women Innovators and Inventors Network and the European Union Women Inventors & Innovators Network (GWIIN/EUWIIN).
News 2017 - July
Raw sewage is being pumped into the ocean at Faxaskjól on the west side of Reykjavík at a rate of 750 liters per second, RÚV reports.
Sigríður Línberg Runólfsdóttir and her husband, Halldór Margeir Sverrisson, captured an unexpected scene yesterday when they were flying their drone over Álftafjörður fjord in the Westfjords: a whooper swan attacking a sheep.
With almost 500 people ticketed each year for using their phones while driving, some say that current fines are too low to make an impact.
A foreign citizen is in custody after being arrested at Keflavík International Airport in possession of 2.2 kilos of cocaine.
Camper van rental company Kúkú Campers has been subject to criticism after it came to light that the company’s homepage included text encouraging travellers to “eat whatever they like on public land”.
A resident of downtown Reykjavík, Þorsteinn Björnsson, took to Facebook yesterday to share his experience of coming across two tourists using Hallargarður park as a public toilet.