In an interview with Fréttatíminn Ragnar says: “It sucks to hear a hypocrite give a speech on Christian values” commenting on the Republican nominee son’s passionate speech at the RNC.
Russian billionaire Iskander Makhmudov is currently renting salmon fishing river Eystri-Rangá in South Iceland and President of Russia Vladimir Putin is rumored to be joining him.
Thousands of people demonstrated against sex offense, gender-based violence and slut shaming in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday, as part of the sixth annual Druslugangan, or Slut Walk. One of its organizers, Hjalti Vigfússon, estimates that around 15,000 people participated in the walk.
Aldís Hilmarsdóttir, former head of the narcotics division of the greater Reykjavík police, has filed a lawsuit against the Icelandic state because of the police chief’s decision to have her transferred to a different position in January this year.
The decision by Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir not to provide the media with information about the number of potential sexual assault cases at the Þjóðhátíð festival until investigation is complete, caused musicians to protest yesterday.
Vestmannaeyjar Police Chief Páley Borgþórsdóttir’s decision not to provide the media with information about potential sexual assaults during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð in Vestmannaeyjar has caused a strong reaction.
Chief of Police in Vestmannaeyjar Páley Borgþórsdóttir told Fréttablaðið today that the police will not inform the media about sexual assaults which may occur during the outdoor festival Þjóðhátíð, July 29-Agust 1, until after the investigation has been concluded.
The Association of Icelandic Air Traffic Controllers and Isavia, the company which runs Keflavík International Airport, finally reached an agreement in their wage dispute on Friday.
Subcontractors at Bakki, near Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, where a silicon factory is being constructed, have violated Icelandic law and salary contracts.
Five thousand guests and 1,000 volunteers are expected to participate in the 15th World Scout Moot, to be held in Southwest Iceland next year.
A foreign tourist is seriously injured after falling down 30-50 m (98-164 ft) by Sólheimajökull glacier.
As recently as last weekend, drilling for cold water on the farm Ríp in Hegranes, Skagafjörður, had not gone well for contractors.
An Icelandic woman, living in Nice, had been asked by a friend to attend the fireworks show on Bastille Day, but she declined.
False rumors about the Icelandic government offering financial compensation to foreign men willing to marry Icelandic women have caused dozens of suitors to contact the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Following the attack that killed at least 84 people in Nice last night, the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs asks Icelanders in Nice and vicinity to contact relatives as soon as possible.
According to a report by the US Department of State, published in June, Iceland is a destination and a transit country for women subjected to sex trafficking, and people of both sexes who are victims of labor trafficking.
Reykjavík Police Chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir has been found to have violated the Administrative Procedure Act by temporarily relieving a policeman in the narcotics division of his duties in January.
Search and rescue crews have found the body of a French tourist who fell into a river by Sveinsgil ravine in the southern Icelandic highlands Tuesday night.
If the proposed project of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable is realized, that would require the construction of power plants in Iceland the size of two Kárahnúkar projects, or 1,400 megawattts.
At 2 am this morning, police were notified about a missing 12-year-old boy at a hotel on Laugavegur.
An extensive search is underway for a foreign tourist who fell into a river by Sveinsgil ravine, north of Torfajökull glacier in the southern Icelandic highlands last night.