The body of an Icelandic teen was found on Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, yesterday morning.
The Icelandic fishermen’s strike, which began full force in mid-December, finally ended last night after fishermen narrowly voted to approve a wage contract signed by their representatives on Saturday morning
At Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík today, about 3,000 people took part in One Billion Rising, an international event, where people across the globe gather in dance to demand an end to violence against women.
Today, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police plans to request an extension of police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
If you live in Iceland, you must have noticed that the days are getting longer, but you might be surprised to learn how much daylight we’ve gained since the shortest day of the year.
The negotiating committees of Icelandic fishermen and representatives of fisheries met with Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Kartín Gunnarsdóttir last night.
RÚV reports that Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir is planning to meet the disputing parties, fishermen and representatives of the fisheries, tonight.
Two men were originally suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, but the one who was released on February 2 , is now gathering strength in the company of his family and girlfriend in Greenland.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police discovered extensive cannabis production in Hafnarfjörður last week and confiscated about 1,100 cannabis plants.
There have been instances of people fainting while waiting their turn to snorkel or scuba-dive in Silfra fissure, according to Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsson, communications official at Þingvellir National Park.
When the granddaughter of Guðný Ásgeirsdóttir, a 94-year-old woman, came to her deathbed after being told her grandma had passed away, she was greeted by the old woman.
A US tourist is dead after snorkeling yesterday in Silfra fissure, Þingvellir National Park, Southwest Iceland.
When the trawler Polar Amaroq from Greenland came to harbor in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland, they were invited for dinner at Hildibrand Hotel.
The only female contestant participating in machine shearing at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand, February 8-11, is from Iceland.
Birna Brjánsdóttir’s parents and brother posted a Facebook message yesterday to express their gratitude to the support they received in connection with Birna’s funeral.
The father of the late Birna Brjánsdóttir, a 20-year-old Icelandic woman who was murdered on January 14, posted a Facebook message yesterday, stating, “I denounce the conduct of judging a whole nation based on the actions of one man.”
Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland Már Guðmundsson does not like the idea, introduced earlier this week by a construction company, to offer 95 percent loans to home buyers.
Rescue workers have been called out in Southwest Iceland to assist people due to the severe weather that is affecting the area.
A new sign in the women’s locker room at Laugardalur swimming pool in Reykjavík instructs guests to “wash with soup without yor bathing suit” before entering the pool.
A report published yesterday sheds light on the harsh and inhumane treatment of children who stayed at Kópavogshæli, an institution for the disabled, which was operated in Kópavogur, Southwest Iceland, from 1952 to 1993.
The number of foreign tourists injured in traffic in Iceland last year was 223, according to new figures from the Icelandic Transport Authority.