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Snaefridur Edda

“Girls Can Be Astronauts Too”

When eight-year-old Snæfríður Edda visited H&M in Smáralind shopping centre, she was dismayed to find space-themed t-shirts were only on sale in the boys’ section

Syrian refugees at Bessastaðir.

Support For Immigrants Increased Significantly

Public funding for all immigration and refugee related matters in Iceland will more than double next year, with sources claiming the amount will go from 150 million krónas to 410 million.

Reykjavík

Bed Bugs Settle In Iceland

Bed bugs, the parasitic insects that feed primarily on human blood, have now settled in Iceland, according to exterminator Steinar Marberg Egilsson.

The Cod Wars

Icelandic Warp Cutter Donated To Hull Museum

Officials from Reykjavik will visit Hull as part of a return visit of a Cod Wars exchange, and to donate an Icelandic warp cutter, described as a "secret weapon to Hull Museums, never seen before outside of Iceland".

H&M Advertisement Removed

Giant H&M Shopping Bag Removed

Earlier this week, a giant shopping bag in central Reykjavík advertising the grand opening of the first H&M store in Iceland, sparked controversy. It has now been removed.

Birna Brjánsdóttir Court Case

Birna Murder Case Proceedings Begin

The main proceedings of the case against Tomas Möller Olsen, charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, began today in the district court of Reykjanes, South Iceland.

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