Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Arctic Circle Opens

President Ólaf­ur Ragn­ar Gríms­son this morning opened the Arctic Circle Conference at Harpa concert hall.

East Iceland

Warmer in Iceland than Spain

The temperature in Dalatangi, the easternmost building and weather station in Iceland, was 17.4°C (65°F) yesterday, close to an all-time heat record for Iceland in February. In Madrid, Spain, the temperature was 7°C (44°F), 13°C (55.4ºF) in Benidorm, a popular year-round beach resort, and 0°C (...