In total about 83 percent of Reykjavík residents drive to work, while less than 25 percent use public transportation, according to a recent Eurostat report.
A 7.9 km (4.9 mi) long tunnel, named Norðfjarðargöng, opened yesterday between Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður in East Iceland, replacing a difficult mountain road around Oddskarð.
The Icelandic Naming Committee recently decreed that the names Mia and Zion could not be allowed as Icelandic given names. The names Aríel, Selina, Jónsi, Alísa, Ylfingur and Alíana, however, passed all requirements.
The buses in Reykjavík, more commonly known as Strætó, will see changes early next year. All of them focus on increasing the number of bus fares over the year.
Vigdís Ingvarsdóttir, a vagrant more commonly known as Vigga, who died 60 years ago, will now finally receive her own gravestone.
For the ninth-year in a row, Iceland ranks as the world‘s most gender-equal country, according to the World Economic Forum‘s Global Gender Gap index.
An aeroplane from Air Berlin had been grounded in Keflavík Airport, Iceland for the past weeks due to unpaid charges.
The 18th Iceland Airwaves music festival opens today in both Reykjavík and Akureyri, taking place until November 5th.
The number of people living in Iceland became 346,750 at the end of the 3rd quarter of 2017, according to Statistics Iceland.
Thomas Møller Olsen, who was sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir, has appealed his conviction to the newly established Land‘s Court.
The Icelandic population is expected to grow from 338 to 452.000 persons in the next 50 years, according to Statistics Iceland, the centre for official statistics in Iceland.
Icelanders upheld the quirky tradition of slipping poems into ballot boxes during Saturday’s parliamentary election.
Five delegates from the Icelandic Red Cross are on their way to the city of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh to work in a hospital set up for refugees from Myanmar.
South Iceland police have found a body in Sólheimasandur, believed to be that of an American tourist who was reported missing last night.
A tourist was killed in September when hit by a car while standing in the middle of the road. This took place on route 1 at Sólheimasandur, South Iceland.
A number of Flórídana plastic juice bottles were the cause of eye injuries in late August when the bottle-caps started bursting open.
Icelandic landscape has become prominent in a lot of film blockbusters and television series. A key part of the nation’s recovery from the 2008 financial crisis was an influx of foreign investment, driven by a weaker currency. This made it possible for a lot of high profile Hollywood projects to...
Shortly before the opening of Icelandair‘s gigantic ten-thousand square metre hangar in Keflavík Airport, its fire-extinguishing system was tested.
The number of Icelanders living in rental housing has dropped over the past 12 months, while the number of those living with their parents has increased.
The Icelandic banking system is much better prepared for a potential collapse than it was prior to the 2008 crash.
Icelandic Homemakers aren't happy with offal sales, as the amount of blood and quality of tripe are lacking.