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Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in th
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Is this the best fishmongers in Iceland?

Fresh fish for sale, reads the hand-written poster in remote Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords of Iceland. It's a sign for a self-service fishmongers where you simply just take your fish and leave money in a jar. The owners simply place good faith in their customers.

Murder trial: Police deny putting pressure on suspects

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen was ruled out as suspect in the case of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir for a number of reasons, one of them being that none of Birna's DNA was found on his clothing whereas DNA was found on Thomas Olsen's clothing. Th
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Murder trial: Police deny putting pressure on suspects

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen was ruled out as suspect in the case of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir for a number of reasons, one of them being that none of Birna's DNA was found on his clothing whereas DNA was found on Thomas Olsen's clothing. The policeman in charge of the interrogation denies that any pressure was put on the suspects to confess to a crime.

Borgarfjörður eystri: «Nothing remains but a bank»

The only convenience store in the village of Borgarfjörður eystri in Iceland’s Eastern Region will close on the 1st of September. The managers of the store, Eyrin, say that they can’t continue their business while losing money. Villagers say this is a g
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Borgarfjörður eystri: «Nothing remains but a bank»

The only convenience store in the village of Borgarfjörður eystri in Iceland’s Eastern Region will close on the 1st of September. The managers of the store, Eyrin, say that they can’t continue their business while losing money. Villagers say this is a great loss for the community as the next store is 70 kilometers away.

Key witness tells a very different story in Birna murder trial

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen, fellow crew member of Thomas­ar Møller Ol­sen who stands accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir in January, testified to a completely different version of events to the one described by Olsen.
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Key witness tells a very different story in Birna murder trial

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen, fellow crew member of Thomas­ar Møller Ol­sen who stands accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir in January, testified to a completely different version of events to the one described by Olsen.

Birna murder trial: «Suddenly this girl entered the car»

Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir, has just made his testimony at the Reykjanes district court and his story has completely changed.
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Birna murder trial: «Suddenly this girl entered the car»

Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir, has just made his testimony at the Reykjanes district court and his story has completely changed.

Main hearing in Birna murder case begins

The main hearing in the case against Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttitr in January and dumping her body in the ocean began this morning at 9.15.
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Main hearing in Birna murder case begins

The main hearing in the case against Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttitr in January and dumping her body in the ocean began this morning at 9.15.

The last male great auk has been found

The remains of the last male great auk, that was killed on Eldey island 173 years ago, has been found at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels. The female bird, that was also killed on that same occasion, remains to be found.
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The last male great auk has been found

The remains of the last male great auk, that was killed on Eldey island 173 years ago, has been found at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels. The female bird, that was also killed on that same occasion, remains to be found.

President of Iceland to run the half-marathon

The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, will be running a half-marathon in the Reykjavik Marathon today, in support of PIETA Iceland. Over 14 thousand runners have signed up for the run today.
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President of Iceland to run the half-marathon

The President of Iceland, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, will be running a half-marathon in the Reykjavik Marathon today, in support of PIETA Iceland. Over 14 thousand runners have signed up for the run today.

Drunk bus driver let go by Reykjavík Excursions

A Reykjavik Excursions bus driver that was caught driving under the influence two weeks ago, temporarily losing his license, no longer works for the company.
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Drunk bus driver let go by Reykjavík Excursions

A Reykjavik Excursions bus driver that was caught driving under the influence two weeks ago, temporarily losing his license, no longer works for the company.

A sound-selfie in Harpa

If our inner self was a sound, what would it sound like? This question is central to Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir’s installation in Harpa, a part of the music festival Ung Nordisk Musik Festival.
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A sound-selfie in Harpa

If our inner self was a sound, what would it sound like? This question is central to Ingibjörg Friðriksdóttir’s installation in Harpa, a part of the music festival Ung Nordisk Musik Festival.

Teaches tourists to make Icelandic chocolate

Many a chocolate-lover will recognize Halldór Kristján Sigurðsson’s name as he has taught the delicate art of assorted chocolate making for almost two decades. Now he as acquired a special chocolate foodtruck for his lessons in downtown Reykjavík.
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Teaches tourists to make Icelandic chocolate

Many a chocolate-lover will recognize Halldór Kristján Sigurðsson’s name as he has taught the delicate art of assorted chocolate making for almost two decades. Now he as acquired a special chocolate foodtruck for his lessons in downtown Reykjavík.

Doctor says CBS News claims on Iceland, Downs and abortion are false

The claims that 100 percent of women in Iceland who receive a positive prenatal test for Down syndrome terminate their pregnancy are false, according to Hulda Hjartardóttir, chief of obstetrics at Iceland’s National University Hospital.
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Doctor says CBS News claims on Iceland, Downs and abortion are false

The claims that 100 percent of women in Iceland who receive a positive prenatal test for Down syndrome terminate their pregnancy are false, according to Hulda Hjartardóttir, chief of obstetrics at Iceland’s National University Hospital.

Kaleo to open for Rolling Stones

The members of Kaleo have been expats in the United States for about two and a half years now. They have been very successful so far but landing a gig with the grandfathers of rock and roll is still a huge accomplishment.
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Kaleo to open for Rolling Stones

The members of Kaleo have been expats in the United States for about two and a half years now. They have been very successful so far but landing a gig with the grandfathers of rock and roll is still a huge accomplishment.

Body recovered from Hvítá River in South Iceland

The South Iceland Police Department says that the body of a man found in Hvítá River in South Iceland yesterday is believed to be that of a 22-year old asylum seeker.
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Body recovered from Hvítá River in South Iceland

The South Iceland Police Department says that the body of a man found in Hvítá River in South Iceland yesterday is believed to be that of a 22-year old asylum seeker.

Weekend: Famous recipe for scallops from Stykkishólmur

Icelandic scallop is considered quite a delicacy and is caught in the Breiðafjörður fjord in West Iceland. Restaurant Sjávarpakkhúsið in Stykkishólmur is renowned for its scallop recipe which is divulged here.
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Weekend: Famous recipe for scallops from Stykkishólmur

Icelandic scallop is considered quite a delicacy and is caught in the Breiðafjörður fjord in West Iceland. Restaurant Sjávarpakkhúsið in Stykkishólmur is renowned for its scallop recipe which is divulged here.

Asexuals march for the first time at Reykjavik Pride

This year, asexuals join the Reykjavik Pride Parade for the first time. The parade takes part in the city centre tomorrow bringing the Reykjavik Pride to a close.
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Asexuals march for the first time at Reykjavik Pride

This year, asexuals join the Reykjavik Pride Parade for the first time. The parade takes part in the city centre tomorrow bringing the Reykjavik Pride to a close.

Dozens of young scouts travelling in Iceland stricken with stomach bug

Foreign scouts aged 10 - 25 staying at Úlfljótsvatn in South Iceland have come down with what appears to be the noroviirus. Over 170 scouts were transported to a rescue centre in Hveragerði with 62 of them sick.
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Dozens of young scouts travelling in Iceland stricken with stomach bug

Foreign scouts aged 10 - 25 staying at Úlfljótsvatn in South Iceland have come down with what appears to be the noroviirus. Over 170 scouts were transported to a rescue centre in Hveragerði with 62 of them sick.

Reykjavik rental cars are the most expensive in Europe

The most expensive rental cars in Europe according to a survey made by CheapCarRental.net in 50 European destinations earlier this month, are in Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik rental cars are the most expensive in Europe

The most expensive rental cars in Europe according to a survey made by CheapCarRental.net in 50 European destinations earlier this month, are in Reykjavik.

Merger of Iceland Travel and Gray Line

According to an announcement, an agreement has been reached on the merger of Iceland Travel ehf., which is fully owned by Icelandair Group and Gray Line Iceland., which is jointly owned by the founders of the company and Akur fjárfestingar slhf. Following th
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Merger of Iceland Travel and Gray Line

According to an announcement, an agreement has been reached on the merger of Iceland Travel ehf., which is fully owned by Icelandair Group and Gray Line Iceland., which is jointly owned by the founders of the company and Akur fjárfestingar slhf. Following the merger, Icelandair Group will own 70% of the merged company, while the owners of Gray Line will own 30%.

Historic building gets a new lease of life as a hotel

In recent months, Hafnarstræti 17 in the city centre of Reykjavik has been rebuilt. It's to become a part of the Reykjavik Consulate Hotel run by Icelandair.
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Historic building gets a new lease of life as a hotel

In recent months, Hafnarstræti 17 in the city centre of Reykjavik has been rebuilt. It's to become a part of the Reykjavik Consulate Hotel run by Icelandair.

Somebody pitches up tent on Reykjavik traffic island

A number of people were surprised to see a tent in the traffic island next to Harpa concert hall in the centre of Reykjavik this morning. By noon the tent had gone.
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Somebody pitches up tent on Reykjavik traffic island

A number of people were surprised to see a tent in the traffic island next to Harpa concert hall in the centre of Reykjavik this morning. By noon the tent had gone.

Giant penis drawn into an Iceland crater

Almost daily, people walk into the Hverfjall crater and draw some kind of image or write in it. Every other day the Environmental Agency have to send people to remove it.
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Giant penis drawn into an Iceland crater

Almost daily, people walk into the Hverfjall crater and draw some kind of image or write in it. Every other day the Environmental Agency have to send people to remove it.

Candle float for Hiroshima tomorrow night in Reykjavik

Pacifists in Iceland have organised a candle float tomorrow night to commemorate 72 years sine nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Candles will be lit in memory of the victims of the attacks.
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Candle float for Hiroshima tomorrow night in Reykjavik

Pacifists in Iceland have organised a candle float tomorrow night to commemorate 72 years sine nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Candles will be lit in memory of the victims of the attacks.

Eric Clapton catches enormous salmon in Iceland

One of the summer's biggest salmons to be caught was caught by no other than British musician Eric Clapton on Friday in the Vatnsdalsá river. The salmon measured 105 centimetres and it took Clapton 40 minutes to land it.
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Eric Clapton catches enormous salmon in Iceland

One of the summer's biggest salmons to be caught was caught by no other than British musician Eric Clapton on Friday in the Vatnsdalsá river. The salmon measured 105 centimetres and it took Clapton 40 minutes to land it.

WOW Air to pay damages to passengers

Iceland’s Transport Authority has come to the conclusion that WOW air has to pay 400 Euros to any passenger that complains about a delay in the airline’s flight from Keflavík to Amsterdam on the 19th of June 2016.
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WOW Air to pay damages to passengers

Iceland’s Transport Authority has come to the conclusion that WOW air has to pay 400 Euros to any passenger that complains about a delay in the airline’s flight from Keflavík to Amsterdam on the 19th of June 2016.

Twenty tried to drive under the influence

With the long weekend coming to an end, festival goers and other travelers are making their way back to where they came from. About twenty drivers in the Southern Region have been stopped for driving under the influence.
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Twenty tried to drive under the influence

With the long weekend coming to an end, festival goers and other travelers are making their way back to where they came from. About twenty drivers in the Southern Region have been stopped for driving under the influence.

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