Kristín Völundardóttir, head of the Directorate of Immigration, has admitted a mistake was made when the directorate failed to apply for school for 17 children of asylum seekers, RÚV reports.
A veteran of 50 years in hotel management worries about the lack of policy and thought in the tourism industry in Iceland.
Every fourth Icelandic horse in Denmark is too fat, according to a new study, and obesity is a large problem among the Icelandic horse in Denmark.
An inspection of Icelandic pig farms, done last year by the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST), shows that in some cases sows are kept in such narrow stalls that they can’t stretch their legs.
Terms offered to some foreign workers in Iceland are unacceptable, according to the head of the Icelandic Union of Marine Engineers and Metal Technicians.
A union leader in Akureyri, North Iceland, claims that last summer, dozens of cases came to his attention involving employees in the tourism industry being underpaid.
Last night, the ICE-SAR teams of Kjalarnes and Mosfellsbær were called out to save a horse in trouble.
With this week’s closure of their only bank branch, the residents of the Westfjords village of Þingeyri now need to drive 50 km to visit their money.
Of around 900 students at the Suðurnes Comprehensive College, 46 are twins or triplets, it has been noticed. At around five percent of the total student body, that is a very high proportion.
12 of 15 applicants for vacant radiologist posts at Reykjavík’s Landspítali hospital are from Spain or the UK. The X-ray department chief at the hospital says it is highly likely that at least some of them will start working at the hospital in the coming weeks.
The community of Grímsey, 40 km (25 miles) off the north coast of Iceland, faces a difficult situation.
The cost of rent went up by 40.2 percent from the beginning of 2011 until July 31 this year, according to a new report from the Ministry of Welfare.
The Directorate of Immigration suspects children are being brought to Iceland under false pretenses.
A photo published in Morgunblaðið September 11, has reopened speculation on an old story about a plane crash in WWII in Eyjafjallajökull glacier.
A young man was killed on Ring Road 1, by Geitháls (close to Rauðhólar), on Saturday, when the passenger car he was driving collided with a parked truck.
Reykjavík city council has voted to take a leading role in the Icelandic Red Cross’s Be Nice campaign.
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