A life-size, 400-pound statue by Icelandic artist Steinunn Þórarinsdóttir was reported stolen from the U.S. city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana this week, but happily, was recovered from a nearby parking lot a day later.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and her husband Gunnar Sigvaldason will be the guests of honor at two Icelandic heritage celebrations held in Gimli, Manitoba (Canada) and Mountain, North Dakota (US) this weekend.
With red and white vinyl booths, mint-green walls, and 50s music on the jukebox, Skálinn Diner aims to channel an iconic era in American history—as if it had been “clipped right out of Grease.”
The model is constructed from 65,000 blocks, took 700 hours to build, and is the largest Lego model of the Titanic in the world.
Former President of Iceland Ólfaur Ragnar Grímsson broke his pelvis in a skiing accident in Aspen, Colorado in December.
Owner of The Icelandic Milk and Skyr Corporation Siggi Hilmarsson is working with investment bank JPMorgan on a possible sale of the company.
Icelandic camper van rental Kúkú Campers’ concept of rolling transportation and accommodation into one is taking on in their new US location.
Icelander Viktor Aðalsteinsson has been chosen as one of 35 Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review.
Norwegian media have managed to trace the roots of US President Elect Donald Trump to Norse people in the Hebrides.
As soon as it was clear that Donald Trump had won Tuesday’s US presidential election, the number of US residents entering the internet search words “moving/move to Iceland” skyrocketed.
Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent US President Elect Donald Trump a letter yesterday, congratulating him on his victory.
Icelandic Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson has sent his congratulations to US President Elect Donald Trump.
Donald Trump may have been elected president of the United States, but mock election results in Iceland were different.
Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs Lilja Alfreðsdóttir was interviewed on RÚV radio this morning and asked about her reaction to Donald Trump having been elected President of the US.
Hillary Clinton is the most trusted US presidential hopeful among Icelandic voters, a new poll has revealed.
The Russian military has twice flown near to Iceland so far this year, with four planes. Last year they approached Iceland once, with two planes. According to foreign ministry figures, Russian interest in flying provocatively close to Iceland has decreased in recent years.
An American couple have decided to name their two-week-old son after Icelandic mixed martial artist and Ultimate Fighting Championship star, Gunnar Nelson.
A respected American endurance horse, a 27-year-old Icelandic called Remington, has rescued two troubled runners in the Santa Barbara 100-mile marathon.
California police are trying to get hold of an Icelander accused of multi-million dollar fraud against ordinary citizens.