A 26-year-old man has been charged by the Reykjavík District Court with attempted murder for an attack in the early hours of Sunday March 6, which took place at the student common area at the University of Iceland.
The Icelandic State Prosecutor has charged eight individuals, suspected of major tax evasion by defrauding the state of ISK 278 million (USD 2.3 million, EUR 2 million).
Foreign workers of a contracting firm under investigation for massive tax fraud, sought help at the Embassy of Poland in Reykjavík last Friday after electricity had been cut off from the building in which they resided.
Lárus Welding, former director of Glitnir Bank, and four other executives from the failed bank, have this morning pleaded not guilty to all charges as their trial begins.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has rejected an appeal against continued police custody of a man suspected of trying to rape two women.
The three jailed former heads of Kaupþing Bank are today to be released from prison into almost total freedom, following a change in the law rushed through parliament in March.
The Reykjavík District Court has sentenced a 46-year old Dutch citizen to eight and a half years in prison for smuggling drugs into the country in September of last year.
A man in his forties has confessed to setting fire to a building that housed an auto body shop on Grettisgata, near downtown Reykjavík.
Two videos, showing three young men undressing in the locker room of Laugardalur swimming pool, have been posted on one of the world’s most popular porn sites.
A man in his twenties is on a ventilator after being stabbed by another young man in Reykjavík early Sunday morning.
A district attorney in his forties was arrested Monday and will be in police custody until Friday in connection with the district prosecutor’s investigation of fraud and money laundering.
The unsolved case of two sexual assaults committed against the same woman in a week has created fear among her neighbors.
Police have been looking for a sex assault suspect since Monday last week, who attacked the same woman twice in seven days.
The father of the 20-year-old Icelandic woman arrested in Brazil on December 26, suspected of drug smuggling, says she is a victim and that she has denied charges.
According to the Paraguayan police, an Icelander, whose whereabouts has been unknown for two years, is said to be a powerful drug smuggler with operations in Paraguay and Brazil.
The bank robbery at Landsbanki on Borgartún, Reykjavík, on December 30, is still under investigation.
An Icelandic couple was arrested in Brazil between Christmas and New Year on suspicion of planning to smuggle four kilos of cocaine out of the country.
Five men are in police custody in connection with yesterday’s armed bank robbery at Landsbanki on Borgartún.
The white getaway car, thought to have been used by the men who robbed Landsbanki’s Borgartún branch earlier this afternoon, has been found on Barmahlíð, in the Reykjavík neighborhood of Hlíðar, a short distance from downtown, mbl.is reports. The car is a Ford Transit van with the registration...
Eye witnesses to the bank robbery on Borgartún, just two buildings down the street from the offices of Iceland Review, say the robbers caused substantial damage inside the bank.