Iceland's population at the end of 2017 reached 348,580, according to new information from Statistics Iceland.
Approximately 10.6% of the Icelandic population are immigrants, most of whom come from Poland. Polish authorities have recently begun to ask residents living abroad to return to their home country, due to an increasing need for working hands.
Hundreds of Icelandic women are planning to attend a protest on Austurvöllur square today at 5:30 pm to protest proposed changes to legislation on abortion in Poland.
Two beginners’ courses in Polish have got off to an excellent start at the University of Iceland, with the number of students enrolled tripling between terms.
While attention has been focused on the Icelandic national football team in recent days, the national handball team is also trying to qualify for the European championships and its win against Israel does not guarantee Iceland a place in Poland next year, as many people had previously thought....