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Svala, Mammút and Teitur Magnússon amongst artists at Aldrei fór ég suður

The artists playing at this year's Aldrei fór ég suður festival in Ísafjörður have been announced. The festival takes place on April 19th and 20th.
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Svala, Mammút and Teitur Magnússon amongst artists at Aldrei fór ég suður

The artists playing at this year's Aldrei fór ég suður festival in Ísafjörður have been announced. The festival takes place on April 19th and 20th.

Police worried about tourists driving in South Iceland

South Iceland is one of the most explored areas by tourists but local police are very worried about tourists driving in conditions they are not used to. This needs to be addressed, they say.
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Police worried about tourists driving in South Iceland

South Iceland is one of the most explored areas by tourists but local police are very worried about tourists driving in conditions they are not used to. This needs to be addressed, they say.

Couple on trial for abusing daughter and step-daughter

The principal court proceedings begin to day in Reykjanes in the case of a couple suspected of severe abuse against their daughter and step daughter.
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Couple on trial for abusing daughter and step-daughter

The principal court proceedings begin to day in Reykjanes in the case of a couple suspected of severe abuse against their daughter and step daughter.

Icelandic «French Kiss» sweaters become an Instagram hit

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir has knitted under the name Ýrurari for the past six years but last autumn her French Kiss, or "Sleikur" sweaters have become a sensation. They have been purchased, by the stylist of Miley Cyrus and Erykah Badu to name a few.
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Icelandic «French Kiss» sweaters become an Instagram hit

Ýr Jóhannsdóttir has knitted under the name Ýrurari for the past six years but last autumn her French Kiss, or "Sleikur" sweaters have become a sensation. They have been purchased, by the stylist of Miley Cyrus and Erykah Badu to name a few.

Valentines Day increases in popularity in Iceland

Just like "foreign" traditions such as Halloween, Valentines Day is now becoming popular in Iceland. Restaurants are particularly busy on this night.
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Valentines Day increases in popularity in Iceland

Just like "foreign" traditions such as Halloween, Valentines Day is now becoming popular in Iceland. Restaurants are particularly busy on this night.

Baldvinsson threatens to sue RÚV national television

Former Minister and Ambassador Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson and his wife Bryndís Schram have written a letter in today's edition of Morgunblaðið demanding a letter of apology from RÚV national television giving them one week otherwise they will sue.
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Baldvinsson threatens to sue RÚV national television

Former Minister and Ambassador Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson and his wife Bryndís Schram have written a letter in today's edition of Morgunblaðið demanding a letter of apology from RÚV national television giving them one week otherwise they will sue.

Icelanders celebrate with Viking style food at the House of Lords

You have perhaps heard of the old Icelandic month Þorri (the 13thmonth of winter, 20. January – 18. February in 2017) and the frightening food that accompanies it. Last weekend, 130 Icelanders celebrated Þorri at the House of Lords in Westminster, London
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Icelanders celebrate with Viking style food at the House of Lords

You have perhaps heard of the old Icelandic month Þorri (the 13thmonth of winter, 20. January – 18. February in 2017) and the frightening food that accompanies it. Last weekend, 130 Icelanders celebrated Þorri at the House of Lords in Westminster, London.

Police seal Reykjavik nightclub on suspicion of criminal activity

The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have sealed the Shooters nightclub in Austurstræti on suspicion of extensive criminal activity.
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Police seal Reykjavik nightclub on suspicion of criminal activity

The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have sealed the Shooters nightclub in Austurstræti on suspicion of extensive criminal activity.

Bad visibility on Hellisheiði

There is currently a lot of snowfall in Hellisheiði, the route number one leading out of Reykjavik to South Iceland. Visibility for drivers is very poor.
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Bad visibility on Hellisheiði

There is currently a lot of snowfall in Hellisheiði, the route number one leading out of Reykjavik to South Iceland. Visibility for drivers is very poor.

Gorgeous pink clouds above Reykjavik

The weather was bright and beautiful in Reykjavik yesterday and this large pink cloud hovered in the sky above the Grafarvogur suburb. The weather will remain clear and dry for the weekend.
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Gorgeous pink clouds above Reykjavik

The weather was bright and beautiful in Reykjavik yesterday and this large pink cloud hovered in the sky above the Grafarvogur suburb. The weather will remain clear and dry for the weekend.

Mike Pompeo on his way to Iceland

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will be coming to Iceland next week to meet with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. They will be discussing economic relations between Iceland and the US and matters rega
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Mike Pompeo on his way to Iceland

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will be coming to Iceland next week to meet with Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson. They will be discussing economic relations between Iceland and the US and matters regarding the Arctic.

Man attacks teenagers waiting for bus in Reykjavik

A man, seemingly on drugs, attacked teenagers who were waiting for a bus last night. He punched one teenage boy so that he fell to the ground in front of the bus.
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Man attacks teenagers waiting for bus in Reykjavik

A man, seemingly on drugs, attacked teenagers who were waiting for a bus last night. He punched one teenage boy so that he fell to the ground in front of the bus.

Boy's name Carlsberg banned by Icelandic naming committee

The famous Icelandic naming committee which decrees which new given names in Iceland are allowed or not have said no to names Carlsberg and Danski as well as Nasha , Javi and Nanyore.
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Boy's name Carlsberg banned by Icelandic naming committee

The famous Icelandic naming committee which decrees which new given names in Iceland are allowed or not have said no to names Carlsberg and Danski as well as Nasha , Javi and Nanyore.

Is this Iceland's coolest summer cabin?

The Hedgehog is a summer cabin which people can purchase completely ready to place and use in their own land and it's designed by renowned design studio Döðlur.
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Is this Iceland's coolest summer cabin?

The Hedgehog is a summer cabin which people can purchase completely ready to place and use in their own land and it's designed by renowned design studio Döðlur.

Pirate party members protest Klausturgate MPs wearing anti-violence beanies

Pirate party MPs Þórhildur Sunna Ævarsdóttir and Björn Leví Gunnarsson wore beanies with the letters "FO" at Parliement yesterday when MP Bergþór Ólason, involved in the scandalous Klaustur recording made a speech.
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Pirate party members protest Klausturgate MPs wearing anti-violence beanies

Pirate party MPs Þórhildur Sunna Ævarsdóttir and Björn Leví Gunnarsson wore beanies with the letters "FO" at Parliement yesterday when MP Bergþór Ólason, involved in the scandalous Klaustur recording made a speech.

Winds up to 50 metres per second expected in today's storm

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Iceland Met Office in South and South East Iceland today. Winds of up to 50 metres per second are expected at the worst.
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Winds up to 50 metres per second expected in today's storm

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Iceland Met Office in South and South East Iceland today. Winds of up to 50 metres per second are expected at the worst.

Giant moon set up in Harpa concert hall

A giant moon has been installed at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in connection with an IT conference called UT messan. The theme of the conference is man's first voyage to the moon.
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Giant moon set up in Harpa concert hall

A giant moon has been installed at Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in connection with an IT conference called UT messan. The theme of the conference is man's first voyage to the moon.

Route no.1 closed and all domestic flights cancelled

The route no.1 between Hvolsvöllur in the South and Vík has been closed due to the storm and won't reopen until midnight. All internal flights are down.
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Route no.1 closed and all domestic flights cancelled

The route no.1 between Hvolsvöllur in the South and Vík has been closed due to the storm and won't reopen until midnight. All internal flights are down.

Klausturgate MP's say whistle blower disguised herself as a tourist

The MP's involved in the Klaustur bar recording scandal now claim that the woman who recorded them, Bára Halldórsdóttir planned the recording and disguised herself as a foreign tourist.
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Klausturgate MP's say whistle blower disguised herself as a tourist

The MP's involved in the Klaustur bar recording scandal now claim that the woman who recorded them, Bára Halldórsdóttir planned the recording and disguised herself as a foreign tourist.

Yellow storm warning for South and South East Iceland

A yellow storm warning has been issued for South and South East Iceland as welll as the central highlands tomorrow with winds reaching up to 40 m/s.
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Yellow storm warning for South and South East Iceland

A yellow storm warning has been issued for South and South East Iceland as welll as the central highlands tomorrow with winds reaching up to 40 m/s.

Sexual harassment stories concerning former Minister made public

Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, former Minister and Ambassador was interviewed by Rúv national television yesterday where he denied all claims of sexual abuse and misconduct and said that all stories regarding him were fabrication and a plot by his daughter Aldí
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Sexual harassment stories concerning former Minister made public

Jón Baldvin Hannibalsson, former Minister and Ambassador was interviewed by Rúv national television yesterday where he denied all claims of sexual abuse and misconduct and said that all stories regarding him were fabrication and a plot by his daughter Aldís. This morniing 23 women made a blog site public where they detail their experience of Hannibalsson. The youngest victims were ten years old at the time.

Toilets at glacial lagoon frozen

The rangers at Vatnajökull national park has announced that the toilets at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon are frozen in the big chill currently hitting Iceland.
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Toilets at glacial lagoon frozen

The rangers at Vatnajökull national park has announced that the toilets at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon are frozen in the big chill currently hitting Iceland.

Seals in Icelandic waters on the increase

The seal population of Iceland is on the increase. According to new figures there were 6.300 seals in the year 2017 which is an increase of 2.100 seals since the year 2012.
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Seals in Icelandic waters on the increase

The seal population of Iceland is on the increase. According to new figures there were 6.300 seals in the year 2017 which is an increase of 2.100 seals since the year 2012.

Temperatures plunge further down this evening

Today frost around the country is between -2 and -13 C but tonight the frost will increase. This weekend an area of low depression arrives from the Greenland sea accompanied by wind and snow.
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Temperatures plunge further down this evening

Today frost around the country is between -2 and -13 C but tonight the frost will increase. This weekend an area of low depression arrives from the Greenland sea accompanied by wind and snow.

Netflix acquires rights for Icelandic crime series

Netflix have bought the international rights to Icelandic TV crime drama The Valhalla Murders produced by True North and Mystery in cooperation with RÚV national television.
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Netflix acquires rights for Icelandic crime series

Netflix have bought the international rights to Icelandic TV crime drama The Valhalla Murders produced by True North and Mystery in cooperation with RÚV national television.

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