An asylum seeker from Macedonia, staying in housing provided by the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration, poured gasoline over himself yesterday, outside the building, and set himself on fire.
Three men in their thirties were arrested Monday, suspected of having held a woman against her will and sexually abused her in a home in the east part of Reykjavík last weekend.
Two men were arrested in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, yesterday, suspected of embezzlement at AFL savings bank.
A woman in her thirties has been arrested by police, suspected of starting a fire in an apartment building in Reykjanesbær yesterday morning.
Two individuals have been arrested by police, suspected of having held a man captive in a Reykjavík apartment.
The Reykjavík Public Health Authority has temporarily halted the operations of the recycling company Hringrás in Reykjavík, after a fire erupted there on Tuesday night.
The Suðurnes Police are looking for witnesses in relation to this morning’s fire in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, after which eight people were hospitalized.
A foreign woman is seriously injured after the vehicle she was in rolled over near Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, last night.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are investigating a wave of complaints about clowns in the Grafarvogur neighborhood in Reykjavík.
A police officer at the narcotics division of the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police, charged with corruption, violation on the job and violating his duty of confidentiality, denied charges this morning.
All major communication of emergency respondents in Iceland is unprotected and accessible on the internet about six minutes after it takes place.
Nine Icelanders, eight men and a woman, have been charged in connection with a major narcotics case.
A new department for organized crime at the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police is investigating suspected cases of human trafficking in Iceland, especially in the construction and tourism industries. The department has hired a special investigator for such cases.
A woman, whose car was rear-ended as she drove down Ártúnsbrekka hill in Reykjavík Sunday, took matters into her own hands when the driver fled the scene.
Mbl.is reports that the bus which rolled over yesterday morning in Southwest Iceland had summer tires.
Most of the passengers on the bus that rolled over by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning were Chinese tourists.
Between five and seven people were seriously injured when a 40-passenger bus drove off the road by Skálafell, Southwest Iceland, this morning, and rolled over.
Yesterday was the first day of winter in Iceland. Not surprisingly, it brought along poor road conditions, resulting in a few traffic accidents last night on icy roads.