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Photos: Saturday night at the Sónar Reykjavik festival

19.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Sónar Reykjavik music festival came to a close last night with the highlights including Fatboy Slim and De La S...

Nordic cuisine: From culinary disaster zone to NOMA

19.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: The turn of tides in Nordic gastrono...

Seabirds staving to death around Iceland

19.02.2017 - icenewsis: According to a RUV report an unusual number of dead black seabird is washing up on the northern shores of Iceland this winter. The birds are washing up emaciated so biologists conclude the most likely cause of death to be malnutrition. It’s not unusual th...

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19.02.2017 - icelandreview: Capturing the sunset on Faxaflói bay, near Harpa, Reykjavík. Sony A7R II, 1.4/85mm GM, 1/250 ƒ1.4......

Icelandic hospitals need more nurses

18.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: There is a great lack of nurses in Ice...

20 gorgeous places to enjoy nature in North Iceland

18.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Here’s a list of some of the most stunning places to enjoy nature in North Iceland. Many of the pl...

Snapshot 1000

18.02.2017 - icelandreview: The last rays of sun fall on Sólfar, the Sun Voyager, a sculpture by Jón Gunnar Árnason, by Sæbraut......

Icelandic band Kaleo received a gold album in the USA

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic band Kaleo recently received a gold album from RIAA after their single, Way Down We Go was sold in...

Music: Lord Pusswhip announces death

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: On ...

Dance to Protest Violence against Women

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: At Harpa concert hall in Reykjavík today, about 3,000 people took part in One Billion Rising, an international event, where people across the globe gather in dance to demand an end to violence against women....

Iceland Silfra accident: "I watched a person die that day"

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: One of the people diving in Silfra, a crevasse at Þingvellir national park on Sunday ...

Police believe suspect in Birna's murder tried to lie to the other man who was in custody

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police, according to Fréttatíminn newspaper, believe that the man suspected...

Sónar Reykjavik kicks off with a multitude of amazing acts

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: This year's highlights include Fatboy Slim, De La Soul and Forest Swords. The first night took place las...

Snapshot 999

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: Selfie at the seashore on Sæbraut, Reykjavík. Sony A7R II, 1,4/85mm, 1/250 ƒ1,4 ISO100...

Real winter weather finally on its way to Iceland

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: A large low pressure area is heading towards Iceland with accompanying wind and rain. Next week, things are going to get a lot colder with bouts of...

One Billion Rising in Reykjavik Harpa ?– Dancing against the exploitation of women

17.02.2017 - icenewsis: Thousands of men, women and children are dancing in Harpa Concert Hall today in solidarity against the exploitation of women. UN Women in Iceland first organized The Rising five years ago and it’s since been a growing annual event. In Reykjavik the mass d...

?“lafía Þórunn Makes Cut at Australian Open

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: Icelandic golfer ?“lafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir narrowly made the cut at the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open....

Big brother in Iceland is watching? kittens

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: A new internet craze has gripped Iceland, watching the daily lives of four kittens on a ...

State’s Share in Banks May be Sold

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: Selling half of the Icelandic state’s share in the country’s banks in coming years could reduce the state’s debt to 10-15 percent of GDP by 2022....

How to be a 101 Reykjavik hipster: 2017 update

17.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Our handy gui...

Sónar Reykjavík 2017 Opens

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: The electronic music festival Sónar Reykjavík 2017 opened yesterday at Harpa concert hall....

Sónar Reykjavík 2017 Opened Yesterday

17.02.2017 - icelandreview: The electronic music festival Sónar Reykjavík 2017 opened yesterday at Harpa concert hall....

Iceland?s monopoly on alcohol still for debate

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: A bill lies for Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, on scrapping the state’s monopoly o...

Snapshot 998

16.02.2017 - icelandreview: From Hafnarfjörður harbor. Sony A7R II, 1.4/85mm, 1/320 ƒ 8.0 ISO400...

Cave Vandalized 40 Years Ago

16.02.2017 - icelandreview: We reported on Tuesday that Grjótagjá cave in North Iceland had been vandalized....

Tourists build cairns next to Harpa concert hall for no apparent reason

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Cairns, man-made piles of stones have been making a r...

New video from feminist Icelandic rappers Reykjavikurdætur

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic female rap group Reykjavikurdætur have released yet another provocative vidoe t...

President of Iceland teaching at the University of Iceland

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Guðni Th. Jóhannesson President of Iceland had a a forma...

Icelandic Instagram account confronts "dick pic" guys

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: Guys sending women unsolicited "dickpics" is as much of a probl...

Extension of Police Custody Requested

16.02.2017 - icelandreview: Today, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police plans to request an extension of police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir....

Sonar Reykjavik 2017 starts to day with an impressive lineup

16.02.2017 - icenewsis:   Sonar is a music festival created in 1994, with the aim of pioneering unique format and content in a cultural event, combining a playful nature, the avant-garde, and experimentation with newest trends in dance and electronic music according to thei...

Sonar Reykjavik 2017 starts today with an impressive lineup

16.02.2017 - icenewsis: Sonar is a music festival created in 1994, with the aim of pioneering unique format and content in a cultural event, combining a playful nature, the avant-garde, and experimentation with newest trends in dance and electronic music according to their websi...

Brighter Days Ahead

16.02.2017 - icelandreview: If you live in Iceland, you must have noticed that the days are getting longer, but you might be surprised to learn how much daylight we’ve gained since the shortest day of the year....

Japanese themed World Children's Day in Reykjavik on Saturday

16.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: On Wor...

Minister Presents Plan to Fishermen

16.02.2017 - icelandreview: The negotiating committees of Icelandic fishermen and representatives of fisheries met with Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Kartín Gunnarsdóttir last night....

Iceland has one of very few women competing in the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zeeland.

16.02.2017 - icenewsis: Two Icelanders are competing at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in Invercargill, New Zeeland this year, and one of them is the only woman in the championship to compete in machine shearing according to RUV’s report. The woman in question...

Naked man bathing at a perilous Icelandic beach

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: ?“We see many strange things in the [tourist] industry, but I had no idea what this man was...

First gay cruise around Iceland

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: This summer is the first time that a gay cruise around Iceland is offered. ...

Minister to Meet with Fishermen Tonight

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: RÚV reports that Icelandic Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir is planning to meet the disputing parties, fishermen and representatives of the fisheries, tonight....

Icelandic Fishermen’s Strike Worries Grimbarians

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: The Icelandic fishermen’s strike has had a big impact on fish markets abroad....

Statement of the Monetary Policy Committee

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Iceland has decided to keep the Bank’s interest...

Snapshot 997

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: From Eyjafjörður fjord, North Iceland....

Naked Man in Ice-Cold Ocean Waves

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: ?“I honestly wasn’t sure if he was planning to kill himself,?” remarked guide Teitur Þorkelsson....

Former Murder Suspect Wants to Return to Sea

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: Two men were originally suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, but the one who was released on February 2 , is now gathering strength in the company of his family and girlfriend in Greenland....

Suspect in Birna's murder interrogated again

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Reykjavik Metropolitan Po...

Suspect Interrogated Today

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: The man suspected in Birna Brjánsdóttir’s death was interrogated this morning....

Iceland?s problem with the Northern Lights

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: BBC, Independent and other media companies have recently been covering I...

Iceland?s problem with the Norther Lights

15.02.2017 - icelandmonitor: BBC, Independent and other media companies have recently been covering I...

Ed Sheeran Suffered Burn in Hot Spring

15.02.2017 - icelandreview: English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran burned his foot in a hot spring when he visited Iceland a year ago to celebrate his 25th birthday....

The lost Icelandic version of Dracula ?– A literary discovery and potential TV series from Hollywood

15.02.2017 - icenewsis: Icelandic film producer Sigurjon Sighvatsson, based in Hollywood California, is preparing a TV series based on an Icelandic book about Count Dracula: Makt Myrkranna (Powers of Darkness), an Icelandic adaption of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, according to a RUV r...

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