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Police to Keep Quiet about Sexual Assaults

Chief of Police in Vestmannaeyjar Páley Borgþórsdóttir told Fréttablaðið today that the police will not inform the media about sexual assaults which may occur during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð, July 29-Agust 1, until after the investigation has been concluded.

Money

Second Panama Papers Leak Story Released

Business power couple Ingibjörg Pálmadóttir and her husband Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson have, for several years, been financing their investments in Iceland and elsewhere in Europe using money from a company registered in Panama.

uncube magazine

Uncube Magazine Features Iceland

Iceland plays center role in this year’s first issue of uncube magazine, an online English-language publication based in Berlin focusing on architecture, art and design—and beyond.

New Issue of Iceland Review Out

The January-February issue of Iceland Review (0116) magazine is out. We cover Icelandic food producers at London’s Borough Market, the debate on whether to export energy from Iceland to the UK, the new Nature Protection Act, Iceland’s controversial whaling practice and much much more.

Storm arriving, aerial view

Accent at Met Office Creates Storm

The Icelandic Met Office has received criticism lately, because a German meteorologist, Martin Hensch, has been reading the weather report on RÚV’s Rás1, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.

The cover of Iceland Review 0515.

New Issue of Iceland Review out Now

The October-December issue of Iceland Review-Atlantica (0515)—the final issue this year—has appeared, fresh from print and packed with interesting material and stunning photographs. It’s on its way to subscribers.

Reykjavík Pride 2015

New Erotic Gay Magazine Gets Icelandic Name

Elska is a new erotic magazine targeted at a gay audience, set to hit the stores next month. The magazine’s editor, Londoner Liam Campbell, explains that he chose the name elska—the Icelandic word for ‘to love’—because his love for travel began in Iceland.

Inside the offices of Radio Iceland.

Radio Iceland Closes

The Icelandic English-language radio station Radio Iceland, which was launched in mid-February, has closed.

IR0315 cover.

Summer Arrives with New Iceland Review

The June-July issue of Iceland Review-Atlantica magazine arrived last week, in time for summer. We haven’t seen much of the sun yet but at least the days are getting longer and the nights brighter, and with vacations coming up there will be plenty of time to enjoy the new issue.

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One Sister Claims Innocence in Extortion Case

In an interview with the media yesterday, Malín Brand asserted her innocence of the attempted extortion of Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson. She claimed that her involvement in the case was limited to being present in the car with her sister, Hlín Einarsdóttir, when the...

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