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Iceland Wins against Poland in Handball

Iceland won against Poland in a dramatic game in the European Championship in Handball in Denmark this afternoon, 28-27. In doing so, Iceland clinched the fifth place in the competition.

Husband’s Day Celebrated in Iceland

thorri-foodToday is Bóndadagur, or Husband’s Day, when wives and girlfriends in Iceland pamper their men. Bóndadagur also marks the beginning of the old Icelandic month of Þorri, during which...

Mackerel Wars Heating Up?

capelin-fishing_bbBritish newspaper The Independent states that the European Union is about to open sanctions against Iceland and the Faroe Islands over rising catches of...

Moustache March

money-banknotes_psMoustache March is a fund-raising initiative held by the Icelandic Cancer Society.

Independents Chair Says He Has no Part in Dubious Trade

Independence Party chairman Bjarni Benediktsson was asked about his involvement in trade undertaken by holding company Vafningur on RÚV's news magazine Kastljós on Wednesday and denied having part in...

Golden plover has arrived in Iceland

The first golden plovers, considered the first sign of spring in Iceland, were spotted near Höfn in Hornafjördur, southeast Iceland, and in the Reykjavík suburb of Kópavogur on Tuesday.