A new agreement on regional planning for Reykjavík and surrounding communities, which was signed by all seven municipalities in the capital region on Monday, includes establishing a light rail system in the region by 2040.
The Icelandic Red Cross recently dispatched two volunteers to the Norwegian Red Cross medical camp in Chautara, Nepal, one of the areas worst affected by the April 25 earthquake.
In total, 285 people have left their positions at Landspítalinn National University Hospital since Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, imposed a law banning the strikes of BHM member unions and the Icelandic Federation of Nurses (FÍH) on June 13, RÚV reports.
Whaling ships Hvalur 8 and Hvalur 9 each brought a fin whale to harbor Monday evening, the first of the season
The Icelandic Education Testing Institute (IET) has announced the launch of a new program that is to be instituted in all Icelandic elementary schools, and which is aimed at improving reading comprehension among school-aged children.
According to GoEuro.com’s recently published 2015 Beer Price Index, out of the capitals of all five Nordic countries, the price of beer is lowest in Reykjavík.
Representatives of the City of Reykjavík and LGBT rights association Samtökin ’78 signed an agreement on Friday including a funding of ISK 15 million (USD 113,000, EUR 102,000) for three years to the association for organizing LGBT rights education in the city’s elementary schools.
The Icelandic Ministry of the Interior’s Appeal Committee has determined on Friday that the case of Sigurður Guðmundsson, who in 2003 was convicted for having caused an infant’s death by shaking him violently, is to be reopened
The National Museum of Iceland is set to collect artifacts and stories about gender equality in Iceland, from the latter half of the 20th century to today, as part of its commemoration of the 100 years of women’s suffrage in Iceland. The project coincides with, and compliments, the ongoing...