Icelandic band Sigur Rós will end its long-running tour in Iceland next month. Its next album is also nearing release.
News 2017 - October
Thomas Møller Olsen, who was sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir, has appealed his conviction to the newly established Land‘s Court.
Following last Saturday‘s general elections, it is currently unclear what sort of government will be formed. Yesterday, the chairmen of every party that gained seats in parliament met with the President to discuss the next steps.
Former city councillor Sóley Tómasdóttir held a meeting last night with hundreds of women to discuss the current situation of women in Icelandic politics.
The Icelandic population is expected to grow from 338 to 452.000 persons in the next 50 years, according to Statistics Iceland, the centre for official statistics in Iceland.
Icelandic video game developer CCP Games will be putting virtual reality game development on hold for the next 2-3 years, as well as shutting down its Atlanta office and selling the Newcastle office.
Icelanders upheld the quirky tradition of slipping poems into ballot boxes during Saturday’s parliamentary election.
Though several parties have expressed their willingness to work with others, it is clear that differences in ideology and the distribution of seats will greatly complicate the process.