The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level.
“I thought my days were numbered,” stated María Jóhannsdóttir, cattle farmer at the farm Kúskerpi in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, after being attacked by a cow, which was about to calve.
For the first time in the thirteen year history of the Icelandic National Championship in Ram Groping, a woman has won the contest.
Yesterday, the Icelandic Ministry of the Interior overturned the decision of the Reykjavík district commissioner, who had denied Ragnheiður Guðmundsdóttir and Ravi Rawat permission to get married.
The large stream of tourists to the lake Mývatn area has created a steam of alcoholic beverages in the region.
As a new school year is about to begin, three hundred positions remain to be filled in preschools, grade schools and after school centers in Reykjavík.
The speed limit going over Skeiðarárbrú bridge in South Iceland will be reduced from 90 to 50 km/hr (56 to 31 mi/hr) in coming days.
After a tough half hour yesterday when their car was stolen with their two-year-old son inside, a family in Kópavogur, Iceland, is breathing easy again.
A passenger car with a two-year-old inside was stolen outside a preschool in Kópavogur, near Reykjavík, shortly after 3 pm today.
During the second quarter of the year, the unemployment rate in Iceland was 3.6 percent, according to new figures from Statistics Iceland.
An Icelandic lawyer maintains that among his colleagues there exists a small group of attorneys who employ criminals to influence cases.
The weekend was a bad one for hikers who ventured to Fimmvörðuháls, the mountainous area between Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers in Iceland.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson’s daughter from a previous marriage is no longer hiding her interests.
One of two men thought to have fallen into Svarfaðardalsá river, near Dalvík, North Iceland, has contacted members of the Dalvík rescue team involved in their search to apologize.
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.
Four US Air Force fighter jets flew across South Iceland this morning. People were surprised at the sight and engine sound but the birds even more so. The Icelandic Coast Guard reported that the jets had had a stopover in Iceland on their way across the Atlantic.
A man suspected in a shooting incident in the Breiðholt neighborhood in Reykjavík on Friday night, was arrested this morning.
The Reykjavík Pride Parade will take place tomorrow, Saturday, at 2 pm, starting at the BSÍ bus terminal.