A highly unusual situation arose yesterday at insurance company VÍS: the planned election of a new board of directors was cancelled due to Iceland’s controversial gender quota. But in this rare instance, it was because there were not enough men standing for election.
Adam Hotel, which made headlines earlier this year for recommending that guests drink bottled water, sold at the hotel, instead of from the tap, is in the news again.
A jewelry store, which has been operating on Laugavegur, downtown Reykjavík, since 1904, will be replaced by a tourist shop.
The state prosecutor has filed charges against Lárus Welding, former CEO of Glitnir bank, for breach of trust and market manipulation.
A ship carrying three thousand tons of aluminum from Rio Tinto Alcan in Straumsvík will leave harbor this afternoon, headed for the Netherlands, despite the limited strike meant to prevent all shipping of aluminum from the harbor.
Private consumption in Iceland this year is expected to exceed that of 2007, the year before the financial crisis.
How does an 81-year-old grandma with no prior experience in modeling get a job as a model for the clothing manufacturer 66°North?
ALMC, an asset management company, formerly known as Straumur-Burðarás Investment Bank, has paid between 20 and 30 current and former employees bonuses, estimated to amount to ISK 3.3 billion (USD 25.5 million, EUR 23 million).
When the children in Seyðisfjörður brought their candy home on Ash Wednesday, what awaited them were no sweet tidings.
ORF Genetics has received an ISK 45 million (USD 351,000, EUR 315,000) grant from the EU and the Technology Development Fund to develop a feed enhancer for poultry to prevent campylobacter contamination.
Former Landsbanki CEO Sigurjón Árnason and three of his subordinates were sentenced today in the Supreme Court of Iceland for market manipulation.
The whale-watching company North Sailing in Húsavík, North Iceland, is a finalist for a 2016 Tourism for Tomorrow Award.
The EFTA Court today issued a judgement, saying that the freezing of imported meat cannot be required Under EEA law.
This morning, three former Kaupþing bankers were acquitted in the Reykjavík District Court of charges in the so-called Chesterfield Case.
An “obvious blunder” is what Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson last night called Landsbanki bank’s sale of its shares in the electronic payment service company Borgun in 2014.
Liquids were used in larger amounts by Icelanders last year than in previous years, one cold and alcoholic, the other hot and non-alcoholic