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Governing Parties to Discuss Continued Cooperation

The three parties that make up the coalition government in Iceland increased their majority in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, in Saturday’s elections.
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Governing Parties to Discuss Continued Cooperation

The three parties that make up the coalition government in Iceland increased their majority in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, in Saturday’s elections.

‘Clearly an Execution’

Principal proceedings in the so-called Rauðagerði Case concluded in the Reykjavík District court yesterday afternoon.
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‘Clearly an Execution’

Principal proceedings in the so-called Rauðagerði Case concluded in the Reykjavík District court yesterday afternoon.

Icelandic Education Minister Asks Apple for Help

Icelandic Minister of Education Lilja Alfreðsdóttir has sent a letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., asking him for help in preserving the Icelandic language.
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Icelandic Education Minister Asks Apple for Help

Icelandic Minister of Education Lilja Alfreðsdóttir has sent a letter to Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., asking him for help in preserving the Icelandic language.

Man Dies at Sky Lagoon

The Capital Area Police Department is investigating the death of a man in his 20s, who was found unconscious Tuesday night in Sky Lagoon, Kópavogur.
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Man Dies at Sky Lagoon

The Capital Area Police Department is investigating the death of a man in his 20s, who was found unconscious Tuesday night in Sky Lagoon, Kópavogur.

Hótel Sigló and More for Sale

Investor and businessman Róbert Guðfinnsson in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, has decided to put all his tourism-related properties up for sale.
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Hótel Sigló and More for Sale

Investor and businessman Róbert Guðfinnsson in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, has decided to put all his tourism-related properties up for sale.

Icelandair CEO Welcomes US Plans to Lift Travel Ban

Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair, welcomes the statement issued by US authorities yesterday, announcing plans to lift a travel ban on all fully COVID-19 vaccinated travelers to the US from around the world in November.
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Icelandair CEO Welcomes US Plans to Lift Travel Ban

Bogi Nils Bogason, CEO of Icelandair, welcomes the statement issued by US authorities yesterday, announcing plans to lift a travel ban on all fully COVID-19 vaccinated travelers to the US from around the world in November.

Wally the Walrus Spotted in Southeast Iceland

A visitor in Höfn, Hornafjörður fjord, Southeast Iceland, appears to be one who wreaked havoc in Ireland in the summer, causing damage to numerous boats in Cork, two of which sank.
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Wally the Walrus Spotted in Southeast Iceland

A visitor in Höfn, Hornafjörður fjord, Southeast Iceland, appears to be one who wreaked havoc in Ireland in the summer, causing damage to numerous boats in Cork, two of which sank.

New Eruption Turns Out to Be Moon

The Icelandic Met Office received numerous phone calls overnight regarding a potential new volcanic eruption east of the Fagradalsfjall eruption.
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New Eruption Turns Out to Be Moon

The Icelandic Met Office received numerous phone calls overnight regarding a potential new volcanic eruption east of the Fagradalsfjall eruption.

Tough Winter Ahead

It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to hurt the travel industry in Iceland, making this coming winter a tough one.
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Tough Winter Ahead

It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to hurt the travel industry in Iceland, making this coming winter a tough one.

Sea Baths and More Planned in Hvammsvík

Further development of a recreational area and sea baths in Hvammsvík cove in Hvalfjörður fjord, West Iceland, will be partly financed with proceeds from the sale of 30 lots in the area.
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Sea Baths and More Planned in Hvammsvík

Further development of a recreational area and sea baths in Hvammsvík cove in Hvalfjörður fjord, West Iceland, will be partly financed with proceeds from the sale of 30 lots in the area.

Hikers in Trouble in Severe Weather in Highlands

Rescue teams in South Iceland were called out yesterday afternoon and asked to come to the aid of two foreign tourists who were in trouble on the Fimmvörðuháls hiking trail.
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Hikers in Trouble in Severe Weather in Highlands

Rescue teams in South Iceland were called out yesterday afternoon and asked to come to the aid of two foreign tourists who were in trouble on the Fimmvörðuháls hiking trail.

Case of Scrapie in Skagafjörður

The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority, MAST, announced Friday night that a case of scrapie had been confirmed in a sheep on the farm Syðra-Skörðugil in Skagafjörður, North Iceland.
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Case of Scrapie in Skagafjörður

The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority, MAST, announced Friday night that a case of scrapie had been confirmed in a sheep on the farm Syðra-Skörðugil in Skagafjörður, North Iceland.

Fagradalsfjall Spews Fire Again: Videos

After taking an apparent break for eight and a half days, the volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, once again began spewing fire into the air on Saturday.
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Fagradalsfjall Spews Fire Again: Videos

After taking an apparent break for eight and a half days, the volcanic eruption by Fagradalsfjall, Southwest Iceland, once again began spewing fire into the air on Saturday.

Sounds of Ocean, 65 Words for Sea, and Warning

A sculpture with a name that means both ‘Language of the Sea’ and ‘Sea Level’ — Sjávarmál — has been installed near the ocean on Eiðsgrandi road in Reykjavík.
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Sounds of Ocean, 65 Words for Sea, and Warning

A sculpture with a name that means both ‘Language of the Sea’ and ‘Sea Level’ — Sjávarmál — has been installed near the ocean on Eiðsgrandi road in Reykjavík.

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