The production company Truenorth has obtained a permit for shooting an episode for the Netflix series Black Mirror on Grænavatn and Kleifarvatn lakes on Reykjanes peninsula.
The hydrogen sulfide pollution from Hellisheiði geothermal power plant came as a surprise to Reykjavík Energy, which operates the plant.
Residents of the East Fjords closed Ring Road 1 in Berufjörður with 60 vehicles yesterday to protest the postponement of road improvements.
Two serious accidents occurred on Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, yesterday, one of them fatal.
Police have confirmed that biological samples from the investigation into the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir connect the suspect in the case directly to Birna.
The Reykjanes District Court ruled today that the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir shall remain in police custody for another four weeks.
The level of hydrogen sulfide from Hellisheiði geothermal plant has measured above health limits in Reykjavík today and yesterday.
Sunday morning, the snow fell in record amounts; the following days, it was the residents’ turn to fall in record numbers.
The use of chewing tobacco has increased substantially in Iceland in recent years, especially among young men.
The trawler Beitir NK 123 was on its way to harbor in Neskaupstaður last night with possibly the largest load of capelin ever in Iceland.
The case of two men, accused in the death of their fellow prisoner in 2012, was heard before the Supreme Court of Iceland today.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson invited children suffering from rare diseases and their families to his residence at Bessastaðir yesterday.
The aurora forecast for Iceland tonight and tomorrow night is exceptionally good, according to the Icelandic Met Office.
About a third of Icelanders are for allowing the sale of wine in grocery stores, but the majority, or 58 percent, is against it.
Racist public discourse has increased in Iceland in recent years, according to a report by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance.
When Jón Atli Magnússon heard the weather forecast Saturday night, he decided to install his camera in his window, set on timelapse.
The Rehearing Commission in Iceland has approved the requests of five men, or their heirs, sentenced in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur murder cases, who asked for a rehearing.
The Rehearing Commission will reveal its ruling today about whether the decades-old criminal cases of the disappearance of Guðmundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson should be reheard.
An investment of ISK 13 billion (USD 119 million, EUR 112 million) will be needed to ensure adequate steam for Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Iceland confirmed four-week police custody of a man, suspected of having raped two women and groped the third, following an annual celebration at a hotel in South Iceland.