A new book by comedian and journalist Ómar Ragnarsson, Hyldýpið, meaning The Abyss, includes an account by a man who confesses to accidentally killing Geirfinnur Einarsson, a man who disappeared in 1974 and whose body was never found.
A man suspected in a shooting incident in the Breiðholt neighborhood in Reykjavík on Friday night, was arrested this morning.
A nineteen-year-old boy is suspected of having raped a girl in Reykjavík last Sunday, only six days after he was arrested for another rape in Southwest Iceland.
A defense attorney for one of the suspects in a decades-old Icelandic murder case claims that new clues about to be published in a book will prove the innocence of convicted suspects.
Russian billionaire Iskander Makhmudov is currently renting salmon fishing river Eystri-Rangá in South Iceland and President of Russia Vladimir Putin is rumored to be joining him.
Aldís Hilmarsdóttir, former head of the narcotics division of the greater Reykjavík police, has filed a lawsuit against the Icelandic state because of the police chief’s decision to have her transferred to a different position in January this year.
The decision by Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir not to provide the media with information about the number of potential sexual assault cases at the Þjóðhátíð festival until investigation is complete, caused musicians to protest yesterday.
Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir’s decision not to provide the media with information about potential sexual assaults during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar has caused a strong reaction.
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.
According to a report by the US Department of State, published in June, Iceland is a destination and a transit country for women subjected to sex trafficking, and people of both sexes who are victims of labor trafficking.
Reykjavík Police Chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir has been found to have violated the Administrative Procedure Act by temporarily relieving a policeman in the narcotics division of his duties in January.
At 2 am this morning, police were notified about a missing 12-year-old boy at a hotel on Laugavegur.
A 25-year-old English policeman, who was stabbed while supporting Iceland during the game between Iceland and France at the EURO 2016 Paris, is speechless over the support he has received from Icelanders since the stabbing took place.
One person is seriously injured after a collision on Reykjanesbraut, close to Mjódd shopping center.
A fatal traffic accident occurred on Reykjanesbraut, close to Keflavík International Airport, around 7 am this morning.
The diary of the greater Reykjavík police today recounts an unusual incident that took place last night.
Yesterday, the South Iceland District Court acquitted artist Marco Antonio Evaristti, who had been charged with breaking nature protection laws for pouring red dye into the geyser Strokkur.
Church ministers deserve a reprimand for offering sanctuary to asylum seekers in Laugarneskirkja church last week, opines Helgi Magnús Gunnarsson deputy state prosecutor.
Last night, an Icelander was attacked by an Englishman at a pub in Paris, who broke a bottle in his face, severely injuring his nose.
Two asylum seekers were forcefully removed by police from Laugarneskirkja church early this morning, after the minister had offered them sanctuary.