First snow

White Black Friday

When residents of Southwest Iceland woke up this morning, the area was covered with 21 cm (8.3 in) of snow.

gavel as used in courts

Rape Case Acquittals Protested Today

A protest is scheduled for 5:00 pm today in front of the Reykjavík District Court building on occasion of recent verdicts in rape cases in which all the accused were acquitted.


Throwing Things Out Is In

More than 7,000 people have joined a Facebook page for those who wish to simplify their lives by getting rid of things and clothes they don’t need.

a fire fighter at work

Fire in Plastic Factory

Close to 100 people had to seek shelter in a Red Cross emergency center in Vallaskóli school, Selfoss, after fire erupted i a plastic factory nearby last night.


Too Sweet a Nation

Consumption of soft drinks is excessive in Iceland, and that partly explains our large consumption of sugar.

Culture Night 2015.

Most Gender Equality in Iceland

Nowhere in the world is there more gender equality than in Iceland, according to the global gender gap index, compiled by the World Economic Forum.

One More Charge in Rape Case

The much-talked-about rape case, in which charges were filed against two men for rape in an apartment in Reykjavík, took a new turn yesterday.