Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir attended the One Planet Summit in Paris yesterday, where she announced her government’s plan to make Iceland carbon-neutral by 2040.
News 2017 - December
Use of foreign payment cards in Iceland amounted to ISK 188 billion (USD 1.8 billion/EUR 1.5 billion) in the first eight months of 2017, or ISK 23.5 billion per month.
Movie star Jennifer Lawrence is set to produce and star in 'Burial Rites', a film about the last execution of a woman in Iceland.
Around 1200 women from media, healthcare, and the airline industry have joined Iceland’s growing #metoo movement.
The first of 13 “Yule Lads” travelled across Iceland last night filling good children’s shoes with gifts.
Twana Khalid, an asylum seeker from Iran, has been refereeing football matches in Iceland while he awaits the resolution of his family's asylum application.
With only 1% of listings on Airbnb available for New Year's Eve, hosts have offered campers, caravans, tents, and cars for rent.
Footage from the NASA satellite Landsat 8 shows the widening of the cauldron, and that the crevasses are becoming more clear, of Öræfajökull volcano.