The next time you visit Iceland, you may want to take the Woollen Circle.
At its last meeting, the Reykjavík City Council voted to allocate a grant of ISK 3 million to the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages for the celebration of the 90th birthday of former president Vigdís Finnbogadóttir April 15.
As a preventive measure, the Northwest Iceland Police Department will be sending out an SMS in Akureyri today, intended for passengers arriving from abroad.
A group of teenage boys, aged 15-17, committed a ruthless attack February 10 against a 14-year-old boy by a bus stop at Hamraborg, Kópavogur.
Things are not always what they seem.
The overwhelming majority, or 87.6 percent, of members of BSRB – the Icelandic Federation of State and Municipal Employees – approve to go on strike.
“The hotels are booked up, and we’re looking for any tiny room to accommodate people.”
An Icelandic family has requested permission to return home from China.
An orange weather alert has been issued by the Icelandic Met Office for Southeast Iceland today.
A US male, suspected of sexually exploiting teenage boys in several countries, including Iceland, is expected to remain in police custody in Suðurnes until Friday.
It will be clear tomorrow morning whether 18,000 members of BSRB – the Federation of State and Municipal Employees – will go on strike, starting March 8.
The negotiating committees of Reykjavík City and Efling union met to negotiate this morning at 10 am, at the office of the state mediator.
Because of its clean energy sources, Iceland is a potential site for a supercomputer to be built for the Met Office – the UK’s national weather service - 2022-2032.
The rate of people who have encountered online security problems is quite a bit higher in Iceland than the European average.
Maní, a 17-year-old trans boy from Iran, and his family will not be deported from Iceland today, as had been planned.
Members of Efling union who work for the City of Reykjavík went on strike at midnight, since no deal had been reached between the negotiating parties.
A man was rescued early this morning from a small fishing boat, just north of Vogar, Reykjanes, Southwest Iceland, after his fishing boat had suffered engine failure and drifted fast toward the shore in high winds.
Foreign citizens are about 23 percent of the labor force in Iceland
Reykjavík City has launched a new website and online travel guide, which makes it easy for visitors to plan their visit to Reykjavík and vicinity.
There have been power outages in many parts of South Iceland this morning, due to the severe weather.
The severe weather today and high sea levels have caused the flooding of houses in Keflavík.
The streets of Reykjavík are almost completely empty this morning, due to the dangerous weather.
The severe weather is affecting the whole country of Iceland this morning.
Icelandair has canceled 22 flights to and from European cities tomorrow, due to the severe weather forecast, and added eight flights to its schedule today.
Red is the color of the wind speed map for tomorrow, which, incidentally, is Valentine’s Day.
The severe weather, expected in Iceland early tomorrow morning can be followed on windy.com.
A risk assessment for Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland – one of the country’s main tourist attractions, is expected to be ready in March.
Rio Tinto is planning to conduct a strategic review of its aluminum smelter, ISAL, in Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland.
Due to the severe storm Dennis – nicknamed “Dennis the Menace” - expected in Iceland on Friday, Icelandair is getting ready, should international flights to and from Keflavík International Airport have to be canceled.
The Icelandic Met Office warns that major transportation disturbances are to be expected all over Iceland on Friday, and no travel is advised from 3 am till 9 pm that day, while a yellow alert is in effect.
Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, congratulated composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, who Sunday night became the first Icelander to receive an Oscar, by projecting the words “Til hamingju Hildur!” (Congratulations, Hildur!) on its walls last night.
Yesterday, the Reykjavík District Court sentenced two men to seven years in prison for smuggling 37.8 kg of amphetamine and almost 5 kg of cocaine to Iceland on board the ferry Norröna last summer.
The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for Breiðafjörður, the West Fjords, Northwest Iceland and Northeast Iceland.
The right main gear of an Icelandair Boeing 757 that collapsed shortly after the aircraft landed on Keflavík International Airport on Friday afternoon had just been replaced.
Last night, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir became the first Icelander to win an Oscar Academy Award.