An Icelander living in Norway was on Friday sentenced to 11 years in prison for stabbing Norwegian media personality Helge Dahle to death in May last year.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police posted the following note on their Facebook page last week, concerning a report that a mysterious object, or person, possibly a paraglider in distress, had been seen falling into the sea near Álftanes
The parents of Harriet Cardew, the ten-year-old girl who has been refused a new Icelandic passport because her name is not on the Icelandic Naming Committee’s list of approved names are demanding that their daughter be listed in the National Registry by her proper name.
The Icelandic Directorate of Fisheries will be relocated to Akureyri, North Iceland, before the end of next year. Employees of the directorate have released a statement harshly criticizing the move.
Good recently published an infographic of travel freedom by passport. Holders of Icelandic passports can travel to 165 countries without a visa (or receive a visa upon arrival).
A total of 38.2 percent of Icelanders plan to travel abroad for their summer vacation compared to 35.2 percent last summer, according to a new poll conducted by MMR.
A new report from the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime found that Icelanders consume the most cannabis in the world.
The ten-year-old girl who has been refused a new Icelandic passport because her name is not on the Icelandic Naming Committee’s list of approved names has received an emergency British passport.
Cybercrime in Iceland is resulting in annual losses in the ISK billions according to the Ministry of the Interior.
Icelandic Water Holdings has donated 72,576 half liter bottles of water, worth ISK 15 million to flood victims in Serbia.
A ten-year-old Icelandic girl, Harriet Cardew, has been denied a passport as her name is not accepted by the Icelandic Naming Committee.
There are increasing signs that Iceland is turning into a ‘tourist country’ after complaints of high prices during the summer.
Iceland ranks 17th on the Good Country Index, which uses data from the UN and other international agencies.
Two Icelanders lost consciousness due to exposure to gas at a geothermal project site in the Philippines on Thursday.
Erla Bolladóttir says that re-opening the now-world-famous ‘Guðmundur and Geirfinnur’ murder case is extremely important.
Steinunn Stefánsdóttir, head of the Icelandic Women's Rights Association, says that gender equality has still not been reached, despite the fact that the sexes are now almost completely equal in the eyes of the law.
The brothers of Pino Becerra Bolanos, the Spanish woman who was found dead in Bleiksárgljúfur canyon last week, are to return home from Iceland today.
Iceland has been named the most peaceful country in the world for the seventh consecutive year by The Institute for Economics & Peace.
“This is very disappointing, the judgment is simply wrong,” says Sveinn Andri Sveinsson, defense lawyer for Friðrik Brynjar Friðriksson,
The feared pre-school teachers’ strike will not go ahead now that they have agreed a new employment contract.
Anna Margrét Franklínsdóttir, who lives in Selfoss, was 104 years-old yesterday; born on 15th June 1910 at Litla-Fjarðarhorn in Kollafjörður in the Strandir area of the Westfjords.
According to the figures I have pulled together, around 90 percent of pre-school classes across the whole country will close on 19th June.