Diaper Changing Station Causes Controversy

At Laugardalslaug swimming pool in Reykjavík, a room designated for fathers to change their babies’ diapers has recently come under fire. Several fathers who have visited the pool have asked that administrators reconsider the signage of the room as it shows a woman changing a child’s diaper,...

TF-LIF Icelandic Coastguard Helicopter

Two Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident

A foreign couple were seriously injured near Bláfeldur in the southern part of Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, this morning when their motorcycle was blown off the road by a strong gust, resulting in the pair being thrown several meters from the vehicle.

Palestinian families take shelter at an UNRWA school in Gaza City, after evacuating their homes in the northern Gaza Strip. Gaza City, July 13, 2014

Icelandic Red Cross Sends ISK 10 Million to Gaza

The Icelandic Red Cross announced on Monday that it would send ISK 10 million (USD 87,000, EUR 64,000) to the Palestinian Red Crescent for relief work in Gaza in light of the humanitarian crisis in the area. A phone line service for collecting donations has also been set up.