Today, June 17th, is Iceland’s National Day, which celebrates the country gaining full independence from Denmark in 1944.
News 2018 - June
The average height of players on Iceland’s World Cup team is 1.85 meters (over 6 feet), making them the tallest team participating in this year’s World Cup.
Staff of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources embarked on a two-year initiative to offset carbon emissions on Friday with the planting of 1,000 new birch trees.
Hlynur Snæbjörnsson, a sheep farmer in North Iceland, has been denied the right to legally adopt the name of his grandmother because he is a man.
A nest belonging to a brent goose was found last week around Bessastaðanes peninsula, where the presidential residence is located.
She won the award for her novel Búrið, or ‘The Cage,’ the third installment in a series featuring “drug smuggling, financial crimes, and passionate love affairs in present-day Reykjavik.”
Race rules mandate that competitors must finish the race within 150 hours, or just over six straight days. Only fifty runners were invited to participate.
A bill on cheese imports newly passed by the Icelandic parliament will cause Icelandic consumers to miss out on 104 tonnes of duty-free imported cheese this year.