Nature & Travel

Police car

Car Sticker Leads to Terrorism Suspicion

A Belgian couple who have visited Iceland 15 times and drive a car with an Icelandic national sticker on the back, from the Norröna ferry, were stopped by armed police in Switzerland recently. The reason was the sticker, as the police thought the ‘IS’ might refer to Islamic State.

Arctic fox

Fox that Rocks

Yesterday’s feature in DP (Digital Photography) Review​ was a photo by Phil Garcia of an Arctic fox in Iceland.


Most Ski Slopes Open Today

Ski resorts all around Iceland are open today, Maundy Thursday, and most are expecting a busy day as today is the first public holiday of the five-day-long Easter weekend. However, the capital’s main ski areas are set to remain closed.

Reykjavík domestic airport

Court Orders Runway Closure

The Reykjavík District Court has ordered the Ministry of the Interior, on behalf of the State, to close the northeast-southwest runway at Reykjavík Airport within 16 weeks, and to re-examine planning rules for the airport in accordance with the runway closure.