Icelandic authorities played a key role in a coordinated international investigation which has dismantled an organized crime group.
Preliminary figures for 2016 indicate Iceland’s GDP per capita was 28 percent above the EU28 average.
The European Court of Human Rights announced their ruling in the case of former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde versus the State of Iceland this morning.
In total about 83 percent of Reykjavík residents drive to work, while less than 25 percent use public transportation, according to a recent Eurostat report.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs is now considering the possibility of joining the European Space Agency.
Three Icelandic novels, by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Jón Kalman Stefánsson, and Sjón, are among the 150 nominees for this year’s International Dublin Literary Award.