Two men have confessed to illegally cultivating 600 cannabis plants in Reykjavík, nearly 200 of which were almost ready to be harvested.
The 19th annual Reykjavík Pride kicked off yesterday when the festival president Eva María Þórarinsdóttir Lange and Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson helped to paint a rainbow walkway leading up to the entrance of city hall.
Police in southern Iceland are now investigating three alleged sexual assault cases, all of which are considered to have occurred over this past weekend, Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Weekend), and during the week leading up to it.
Verslunarmannahelgi, the Icelandic Merchants’ weekend, held every year during the first weekend of August, is arguably the busiest weekend of the year in Iceland when it comes to traffic.
Over the weekend, residents of Reykjanesbær in Iceland’s southwest smelled the effects of odor pollution resulting from the United Silicon plant in the area.
Results from a new MMR poll reveal that 64.1 percent of Icelanders have a positive stance towards foreign tourists.
Two special forces officers will be working the Þjóðhátíð Festival in the Vestmannaeyjar islands this weekend.
At approximately 10:30 yesterday evening, an altercation was reported at the N1 gas station on Hringbraut in Reykjavík.
Search and rescue personnel in the southern West Fjords were mobilized around 4 pm yesterday due to a traveler in distress west of Rauðisandur beach.
A new lighthouse will be built by Sæbraut in Reykjavík this winter, the first new lighthouse to be built in Iceland for more than 30 years.
Sometimes, it’s best to leave the key in the car when you park it … at least if you choose a parking spot impossible to get out of in the middle of a mountain slope.
Online sexual violence is the theme of this year’s Slut Walk set to take place tomorrow, Saturday, in Reykjavík.
The town of Akureyri in North Iceland plans to increase the number of surveillance cameras in operation and monitor all roads into the town.
Two capital area police officers are under investigation for brutality during an arrest which left one man with a double leg fracture in May.
After sending out a distress signal at 4:30 am this morning, three Americans sailors have been rescued from their yacht in deep water off the southwest coast of Iceland.
Increasing housing prices create ideal circumstances for people looking to take advantage of those in need.
An inmate who escaped from prison in Akureyri, North Iceland yesterday afternoon was recaptured outside a movie theater in the city center later that evening.
The man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday has been identified by South Iceland police as Nika Begades, a 22-year-old from Georgia.
The search for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday will be scaled back over the weekend, according to the South Iceland police.
Search resumed this morning for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall, South Iceland, between 4 and 5 pm yesterday.
A house, where staff members of Hótel Reynihlíð on Mývatn lake, North Iceland, reside, was destroyed in a fire overnight.
The Reykjavík Municipal Health Authority has advised people not to swim in the sea due to potential risk of E. coli contamination.