Kristín Völundardóttir, head of the Directorate of Immigration, believes the number of asylum seekers in Iceland will exceed 700 this year.
A young Syrian boy, who arrived in Iceland as a refugee in January, charmed visitors at the Reykjavík City Library last week by singing an Icelandic nursery rhyme in flawless Icelandic.
A regulation is in the making at the Icelandic Ministry of Agriculture to ban the use of genetically modified feed for sheep.
The body of the man who had been missing in the West Fjords since yesterday morning was discovered just before noon today.
A man was arrested and questioned Saturday morning in Vestmannaeyjar islands, suspected of sexually attacking a woman on Saturday morning.
At a meeting this morning, the Icelandic government approved a resolution, allowing work to resume on a power line project from the Þeistareikir geothermal power plant to the industrial area Bakki.
Rescue workers in the West Fjords and in West Iceland were called out shortly before noon yesterday to search for Guðmundur L. Sverrisson, a middle-aged man who was last seen in Patreksfjörður fjord, the West Fjords, between 3 and 4 am on Tuesday.
On the list of UN’s Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals this year is an Icelandic woman by the name of Edda Hamar.
Based on projected funding for coming years, it would take almost half a century to replace all single-lane bridges on Iceland’s Ring Road with double-lane ones.
Icelandic patients don’t have the same access to medications as do patients elsewhere in the Nordic countries.
The tourist who died when hit by a car in South Iceland on Saturday night, was a Chinese male, born in 1971.
Responding to concerns about the state of the city’s pre- and grade schools, the City of Reykjavík voted today to allocate ISK 920 million (USD 8 million, EUR 7.1 million) to various parts of the schools’ operation.
A memorial service was held this morning in honor of the 40 French sailors who 80 years ago lost their lives off the coast of West Iceland.
Yesterday afternoon, the body of a man was accidentally discovered near the Askja caldera, in the Icelandic highlands.
Last weekend, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police arrested six people in connection with a major cannabis production on Smiðjuvegur in Kópavogur.
Landvernd, the Icelandic Environmental Association, and PM Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson disagree on whether environmental laws passed less than a year ago should be retroactive and, thus, able to halt projects already approved.