Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson was found dead in his apartment in Berlin yesterday at the age of 48.
News 2018 - February
The Laundromat Café, a popular downtown café and the only operational laundromat in Reykjavík, will be closing this Sunday.
The Icelandic Men’s National Football team will be unveiling their new team uniforms at their upcoming friendly match against Mexico.
The area around Öræfajökull glacier continues to show increased activity as the largest earthquake detected in the area, M3,6 on the Richter scale, occurred there this morning.
Páll Magnússon, chairman of the Icelandic parliament’s Judicial Affairs and Education Committee, thinks it “certain” and that Eggert Einer Nielson and his family will be granted Icelandic citizenship.
Reykjavík’s City Council approved ISK 85 million [$831,300] on improvements on Húsdýragarðurinn Family Park and Zoo.
One of the fastest-growing industries in Iceland today is tourism. Prime minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, who took office late last year, considers it one of the most pressing issues facing Icelanders in the next few years.
Comedian Ari Eldjárn has been popular in Iceland for years but recently, he started taking his stand-up international, playing the Edinburgh Fringe festival last year before taking his show to London and later this year, all the way to Australia