TF-SYN, the helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard, flew almost 650 kilometers out to sea and back to respond to a rescue call from a Russian trawler on Wednesday evening.
Per current law, studded tires must be removed starting on April 15, but five of Iceland's nine police jurisdictions didn’t issue any citations for winter tire infractions last year.
Icelandic students also take the longest time of any students in Europe to complete their university degree and have the highest percentage of students who are parents.
The 600 Bitcoin-mining computers were discovered along with eight high-powered fans in Tianjin when the local power grid reported abnormally high electricity usage.
Some fear that parliament’s proposal for new restrictions on e-cigarettes could negatively impact the trend away from traditional tobacco use.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last month and fled abroad, will be sent back to Iceland on Friday.
The majority of midwives at the National University Hospital of Iceland will refuse overtime shifts as of tomorrow.
Dalvík SAR received the honor for their effective use of a drone in the rescues of two hikers near Siglufjörður in 2016.
Icelandic Insurance company VÍS has created a Facebook page for personal items that were salvaged from the Garðabær storage facility where a massive fire broke out earlier this month.
The bus is one of 14 that have been purchased and will soon be introduced to the municipal public transportation system.
Iceland ranks 13th in this year’s World Press Freedom Index, whereas last year, it was ranked 10th worldwide. Iceland is currently the lowest ranked of all the Nordic countries.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who was arrested in Amsterdam after fleeing an Icelandic prison last week, has been sentenced to 19 days in custody.
An Icelandic man filled chess pieces with amphetamine in an attempt to smuggle the drug into Iceland.
Icelandic women in the #metoo group “Fjölskyldutengsl” (En. Family Relationships) published a letter last night containing 52 accounts of gender-based violence perpetrated by relatives and others close to them.
All 95 midwives which provide in-home service to parents and their newborns are on strike as of today.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam yesterday.
According to data from the National Register of Iceland, purchase prices fell by around .1% in March, while rental prices went up by 2.1%.
The first day of summer (Sumardagurinn fyrsti)—according to the old Norse calendar—is a public holiday that occurs on the first Thursday after April 18 every year.
Just over 60% of respondents reported being opposed to such marketing and 42% reported being “very opposed.”
The flight was booked under a different name, but Sindri Þór paid for the ticket with his own credit card.