Parliament has approved a bill which changes the legal definition of rape.
Icelandic cartoonist, writer, and comedian Hugleikur Dagsson has been told he is not allowed to sell t-shirts he designed in honor of the Iceland’s World Cup-qualifying football team because the caption on the shirt is a copyright violation.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman has ruled that the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture did not act in accordance with the law when it affirmed a high school’s decision to expel a 16-year-old boy in 2016.
Iceland’s “youngest reporters” have started their own news station at Hraunvallaskóli in Hafnarfjörður.
Iceland’s Welfare Watch committee is recommending that overnight homeless shelters in Reykjavík remain open 24 hours a day.
Icelanders are no longer the happiest nation in the world, according to the World Happiness Report 2018. In the new report, Iceland is in fourth place.
Fishermen discovered two body parts off the coast of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, a leg and an unknown body part.
Five-year-olds in a West Fjords play school are learning balance and coordination thanks to a donation of cross-country skis.
Data aggregated by cost-of-living website Numbeo found that half a liter of domestic beer in Iceland is, on average, 8.53€, making it Europe’s most expensive.
Representatives of the exiled Kurdish opposition in Syria delivered documents to Eva Hauksdóttir in Glasgow on Friday, confirming that her son, Haukur Hilmarsson, was killed during a Turkish air rain in Afrin on February 24.
The Directorate of Education botched both the standardized Iceland and English tests for 9th graders this week, as students could not connect to the testing server.
Two sisters from Iraq were excited to see snow for the first time upon arriving to their new home in Iceland, RÚV reports.
The National University Hospital is currently short 180 nurses and 120 individuals are on waiting lists to be placed in a nursing home.
Eva Hauksdóttir is asking the public to help her find information about her son, who is believed to have died two weeks ago in Syria.
The Akureyri Fire Department is seeking to hire two people for temporary summer relief positions, and Fire Chief Ólafur Stefánsson says they only want to hire women for the jobs.
Charges have been brought against a young Icelandic man for having killed an Albanian man in Austurvöllur Square in early December 2017.
Problem drinking is on the rise in Iceland, with 32% of men and 27% of women having consumed what is considered to dangerous amounts of alcohol in 2017.
Authorities have released the name of the Icelandic man who died in an ice cave in Blágnípujökull glacier earlier this week.