The number of Icelanders who seek healthcare services abroad has more than doubled since last year.
The lamppost charging stations are one of the proposals put forth as part of the city’s energy alternatives in transportation initiative, which is being undertaken with utility company Reykjavík Energy.
The project is aimed at empowering young women and helping them create space for themselves within their immediate environment.
“They can finally start to think about their future and other things that most of us take as a given.”
Icelandic midwives have made it clear that they want their baseline full-time salary to be increased so that part-time workers who only make a percentage of that amount will still make a reasonable living wage.
The National Centre of Addiction Medicine (SÁÁ) has decided to stop admitting youth under 18 years of age for addiction treatment at Vogur hospital.
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Vogur, a detox-centre and hospital run by the National Centre of Addiction Medicine.
Parents of a child struggling with drug addiction say the Icelandic child welfare system is on the brink of collapse.
Annual healthcare costs for foreign visitors have more than tripled over just a few years, coming to more than a billion krónur for last year alone.
Reykjavík has sprawled out and traffic has increasingly become a problem. Borgarlína, an ambitious project to improve Reykjavík's transportation network, has divided citizens of Reykjavík in recent months.
Elementary schoolchildren around Iceland will dress in blue today in honor of The Blue Day, an annual autism awareness initiative.
“Almost all of [our] supplies have been stored there for the last few years[...] Everything that we need to do our jobs.”
Wage negotiations between the Icelandic Association of Midwives and the Icelandic government ended yesterday afternoon, with no resolution.
A man currently in custody suspected of killing his brother claims to have no memory of the night due to drunkenness.
The population of Skútustaðahreppur municipality in Northeast Iceland has reached 500 for the first time since 1993.
Capital Area Police are using Pinterest to help burglary victims around the city identify and claim their stolen belongings.
Wage negotiations between the state and the Icelandic Association of Midwives have been in a deadlock for almost six months, with midwives asserting that neither their responsibilities nor their educational qualifications are being taken into consideration with respect to their salaries.
Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, told journalists that “the World Cup what is important...not the arrival of delegates or official representatives, the important thing is the team matches.”
Iceland Review In Focus takes a look at all sides of the circumcision debate which has come to the fore in recent weeks, from the Iceland Review magazine.