An 86-year-old man from Seyðisfjörður, Jóhann Sveinbjörnsson, was recently chosen the East Fjords person of the year.
The National Museum of Iceland is among Europe’s 12 best city museums, according to The Guardian.
Due to the continued grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, Icelandair will employ 100 fewer pilots this summer than plans made in 2019 had called for.
A yellow weather alert does not automatically mean that organized trips in Iceland must be canceled.
Two earthquakes, of magnitude more than 3, shook the Reykjanes ridge around 5 am this morning.
Iceland ranks 11th on the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, just published by Transparency International.
English musican, singer and songwriter Damon Albarn has long dreamt of composing a piece about the view from the window of his house in Iceland.
Due to inclement weather, most flights to and from Keflavík International Airport today have been canceled.
If you plan to drive in the central highlands in Iceland this winter, make sure you know of a hidden danger on the way, which could be life-threatening.
He was stuck at the top of a mountain for 12 days, due to severe weather.
Preliminary findings from the autopsies of the bodies of a young Chinese couple, discovered January 16 in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland, suggest that they died of hypothermia.
Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for Breiðafjörður in West Iceland, the West Fjords, Northwest Iceland and the central highlands.
The number of Chinese tourists in Iceland is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.
In 2017, Iceland had the lowest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, or 39, among European countries.
Three serious accidents have occurred in Iceland since Friday afternoon.
There have been several incidents of counterfeit 100 Euro bills reported in circulation in Iceland over the weekend.
A new road will soon be built to Seljalandsfoss waterfall, South Iceland.
The 14-year-old girl, who for 40 minutes was buried in an avalanche in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night, before being rescued, described the experience.
The number of Icelanders who seek medical care abroad has rapidly increased in recent years.
Two bodies were discovered on Sólheimasandur beach, South Iceland, yesterday, near the American plane wreck.
The avalanches that fell in Flateyri, the West Fjords, Tuesday night are among the largest in world to have hit deflecting dams.
“Of course this wasn’t supposed to be able to happen,” Ísafjörður Mayor Guðmundur Gunnarsson tells mbl.is.
Twenty-five years ago today, an avalanche fell in the village Súðavík in the West Fjords, claiming 14 lives.
The West Iceland Police have received several reports of suspicious people in their district in January.
Three large avalanches fell in the West Fjords shortly before midnight last night - two of them in the village of Flateyri and the third near the village of Suðureyri.
“Everything trembled and shook, and we heard a rumble as the the slope exploded on the other side of the fjord.”
The West Fjords Police Department asks people in the West Fjords to respect road closures.
We reported last week that 39 tourists were successfully rescued from Langjökull glacier on January 7, after being caught in a blizzard during a snowmobile tour organized by Mountaineers of Iceland.
The rescue team Kyndill in Kirkjubæjarklaustur was called out last night to assist tourists, stuck in their cars by Núpar, east of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
In Þistilfjörður, Northeast Iceland, an unusual sight awaited residents, following the severe weather that hit the area last weekend.
Due to weather, Icelandair has rescheduled some flights today for early departure.
A man in his 40s is dead following a collision on Reykjanesbraut road, near the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter in Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland, last night.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued and orange weather alert for most of the country today.
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