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The Eruption - it's all over!

After six months the eruption in Holuhraun is over – at least for now. The eruption was one of the biggest and most dangerous in Icelandic history, spewing toxic gases all over the country and filling a very large area with lava.

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Sci & Tech

Netflix Officially Coming to Iceland

Sam Film has completed a contract with the entertainments company Netflix, meaning that Iceland can expect to gain legitimate and legal access to Netflix services starting later this year.

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Politics

Ministry and Police Broke Law in Tony Omos Case

Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, former Suðurnes police chief and current capital region police chief, broke the law on data privacy and the treatment of personal information when she sent Gísli Freyr Valdórsson, former assistant to the then-...

Business

Capelin Now Caught off Southeast Iceland

The behavior of capelin is still considered to be strange, even though parts of the fish stock has now migrated to its usual grounds off Southeast Iceland. The fish can also be found in large quantities off North Iceland. It lingered there for a...

Nature and Travel

Tourists Asked to Respect Iceland’s Dangers

The last week has seen regular Icelandic news stories about tourists putting themselves in danger, for example at the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and Reynisfjara beach—as well as car windows being smashed as tourists attempted to drive in...

Eruption

The Eruption - it's all over!

After six months the eruption in Holuhraun is over – at least for now. The eruption was one of the biggest and most dangerous in Icelandic history, spewing toxic gases all over the country and filling a very large area with lava.

Sport

Icelandic Skier Happy with World Cup Results

One of Iceland’s top skiers, María Guðmundsdóttir, was pleased with placing 36th in slalom at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail and Beaver Creak in the U.S., February 2-15. She placed 52nd at World Cup two years ago. In the...

Sci & Tech

Netflix Officially Coming to Iceland

Sam Film has completed a contract with the entertainments company Netflix, meaning that Iceland can expect to gain legitimate and legal access to Netflix services starting later this year.

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