The Reykjavík District Court has today sentenced sisters Hlín Einarsdóttir and Malín Brand to 12 months in prison—nine of which are in the form of a suspended sentence. The pair were sentenced for a high-profile attempt to blackmail money out of the then prime minister, Sigmundur Davíð...
Thomas Møller Olsen, a 25-year-old Greenlander and crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq, has been charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman who disappeared in Reykjavík on January 14.
An unusually high number of people moved to Iceland last year, or 10,958, compared with 7,461 in 2015, according to new figures from Statistics Iceland.
At a meeting yesterday, the municipal council of Akranes, West Iceland, approved a letter of intent to seafood company HB Grandi, indicating a willingness to greatly improve facilities for fish processing in the town.
Food is served almost cold, hygiene is lacking, soap or paper towels are lacing by sinks, and there is damage from moisture.
“A record number of babies were born this weekend. That’s exactly nine months after the victory over England.”
When her granddaughter’s passport failed to arrive in the mail, a grandma in Hafnarfjörður, Southwest Iceland, took matters into her own hands.
The town council of Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, would like the operation of the United Silicon factory in town to be shut down right away.
Municipal authorities and residents of Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, believe it’s urgent to complete adding a second lane on Reykjanesbraut.
The Supreme Court of Iceland will in coming weeks rule whether two women who had a surrogate mother in the US carry a child for them can be regarded as the child’s legal parents.
Last year saw record sales in dairy products in Iceland, although the number of dairy farms went down by 40 during the same period.
A University of Iceland hematology professor states there are indications that myeloma is more common in Akranes, West Iceland, than elsewhere in the country.
Icelanders spend more than a billion krónur (USD 9.1 million, EUR 8.5 million) a year on confirmations.
The largest vehicle for glacier travel ever built in Iceland, and possibly the largest glacier truck in the world, should be ready this spring.
Anna Nicole Grayson, the 29-year-old woman, who was reported missing on March 13, has been found, as the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police reported yesterday. However, no progress has been made in the search for 26-year-old Artur Jarmoszko, who went missing on March 1.