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A convoy of battleships sails up Hvalfjörður to commemorate the PQ17 convoy in 1942

26.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Six battleships and one submarine sailed from Faxaflói bay from Reykjavik up Hvalfjörður on ...

Fundraising for Greenland Going Well

26.06.2017 - icelandreview: Well over 20 million krónur (USD 192,000, EUR 171,000) has already been raised for the victims of a natural disaster in Greenland....

Twenty Humpbacks Spotted in Eyjafjörður

26.06.2017 - icelandreview: Visitors to Eyjafjörður fjord in North Iceland could be lucky enough to meet with the spectacle of up to 20 humpback whales currently sojourning there....

Mudslide and floods in East Iceland

26.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: There was heavy rain in East Iceland last weekend, which resulted in a mudslide in Seyðisfjörður and a ...

Icelandair Laying Off 115 Pilots

26.06.2017 - icelandreview: The head of the Icelandic Airline Pilots’ Association states that Icelandair's decision to lay off 115 pilots this fall does not bode well for wage negotiations....

Widower Criticizes Lax Safety at Jökulsárlón

26.06.2017 - icelandreview: The widower of a woman who died in an accident at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland two years ago said that while he feels some sympathy for the captain of the amphibious vehicle that ran over his wife, safety precautions at the lagoon were ...

Giant heart-shaped Ferris wheel to rise in Reykjavik

26.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Shoe designer Marta Jonsson plans to build a giant heart-...

Music: Experiencing the Secret Solstice festival for the first time

25.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: From the beginning, Secret Solstice has been at the top of the list for hip out...

Snapshot 2027

25.06.2017 - icelandreview: An old fisherman’s house in Hafnir, just south of Keflavík International Airport. Sony A99II, Sony......

Report on 2015 Iceland glacial lagoon tragedy reveals driver was without licence

24.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: A report has been issued on the ...

26 pound brown trout caught in lake Þingvallavatn

24.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: The population of brown trout that resides in lake Þingvallavatn can get very big, wh...

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24.06.2017 - icelandreview: Colors of Reykjanes, at Gunnuhver, on the southwest side of the peninsula....

Icelandic cat found after being lost in Spain for 16 days

23.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: The cat Gutti Diego was moving to Spain from Iceland with his family, but got lost at Alicante airpo...

Iceland's strongest man: I'm not perfect

23.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Hafþór Júlíus is best known internationally for his role as The Mountain in the Game of Th...

NATO Submarine Exercise in Icelandic Waters

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) submarine arrived at Reykjavik harbor today for an annual submarine surveillance exercise....

Bills Will not Be Banned

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: Initial responses to a proposal to take the 5,000 and 10,000 króna bills out of circulation to counter tax evasion show that society is not yet ready for such a radical idea, according to Iceland’s Minister of Finance Benedikt Jóhannesson....

Nature wines and creative cooking on Midsummer's Night in Iceland

23.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: On Midsummer's night on Saturday, a pop-up restaurant will take place on...

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23.06.2017 - icelandreview: One of the 22,000 or so guests at the Secret Solstice music festival in Laugardalur, Reykjavík,......

Too Expensive, So She Shoplifted

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: A woman intending to make some purchases at a shopping mall yesterday evening decided to shoplift the goods instead because she felt the prices were too high....

Too Expensive, So She Shoplifted

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: A woman intending to make some purchases at a shopping mall yesterday evening decided to shoplift the goods instead because she felt the prices were too high....

Króna Will Likely Rise Again after Dip

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: Despite a recent drop in the value of the Icelandic króna, it is likely to keep rising in the long term, according to Daníel Svavarsson, an economist at Landsbankinn bank....

Króna Will Likely Rise Again after Dip

23.06.2017 - icelandreview: Despite a recent drop in the value of the Icelandic króna, it is likely to keep rising in the long term, according to Daníel Svavarsson, an economist at Landsbankinn bank....

Grenfell Tower cladding in many Icelandic buildings

23.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: The same cladding which is believed to be the reason for the severity of the fire in Grenfell Tower in London is use...

Iceland's legendary rock band HAM release new video

22.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: A new video to song Þú lýgur (you lie) by Icelandic rock band HAM was premi...

Adorable Fox Family Caught on Video

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Þórir Kjartansson, resident of Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, managed to catch a precious family moment on tape of a fox and her seven curious little cubs....

Adorable Fox Family Caught on Video

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Þórir Kjartansson, resident of Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, managed to catch a precious family moment on tape of a fox and her seven curious little cubs....

Snapshot 2024

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Veröld, hús Vigdísar (the House of Vigdís), a new language building on the University of Iceland......

Snapshot 2024

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Veröld, hús Vigdísar (the House of Vigdís), a new language building on the University of Iceland......

Man arrested for trying to kill a man with a hammer

22.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: A man in his twenties has been charged with attempted manslaughter. He beat a man repeatedly over th...

Iceland?s First Lady rapped at charity event last night

22.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Iceland’s First Lady Eliza Reid performed with rapper Tay Grin from Malawi at a charity eve...

Iceland Ranks Third on Social Progress Worldwide

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Iceland has tied for third most socially progressive country in the world....

Iceland Ranks Third on Social Progress Worldwide

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Iceland has tied for third most socially progressive country in the world....

Storm warning for North and East Iceland tomorrow

22.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Icelandic Met Office has issued a storm warn...

Skógafoss and Geysir At Risk

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland has been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas....

Skógafoss and Geysir At Risk

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland has been added to the Environment Agency of Iceland’s list of endangered areas....

Cheaper cocktails in Reykjavik because of Costco

22.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Some of the cocktails in wine bar Port 9 in central Reykjavik have lowered in price recently. According to th...

Weather Warning for East Iceland Tomorrow

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Met Office has issued a weather warning for East Iceland tomorrow....

Weather Warning for East Iceland Tomorrow

22.06.2017 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Met Office has issued a weather warning for East Iceland tomorrow....

Buses banned from Reykjavik centre from 15 July

21.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Bus traffic will be restricted in Reykjavik centre from 1...

Earthquakes in Katla volcano not a sign of eruption

21.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: ?“There are no signs of Katla erupting,?” says Sigríður Magnea ?“skarsdóttir of ...

First Lady Discusses Gender Equality

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: June 19th was Women’s Rights Day in Iceland, held to celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Icelandic women receiving voting rights....

First Lady Discusses Gender Equality

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: June 19th was Women’s Rights Day in Iceland, held to celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Icelandic women receiving voting rights....

Transgender Australian couple apply for asylum in Iceland fearing persecution at home

21.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Two Australian women have applied for asylum in Iceland for humanitarian reasons. They say that the Australian attitude to gay and trans people put...

Outcry Over Overpriced Ham and Cheese Roll

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: A buttered roll with ham and cheese being sold for ISK 1,190 [USD 11, EUR 10] is an anomaly, according to Helga Árnadóttir, director of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association....

Outcry Over Overpriced Ham and Cheese Roll

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: A buttered roll with ham and cheese being sold for ISK 1,190 [USD 11, EUR 10] is an anomaly, according to Helga Árnadóttir, director of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association....

Roll in dew covered grass tonight according to Icelandic folklore

21.06.2017 - icelandmonitor: Jónsmessa, or Midsummer's Night is celebrated on J...

President Climbs Iceland’s Highest Mountain

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson ascended to the top of Hvannadalshnjúkur, the highest peak in Iceland last week....

President Climbs Iceland’s Highest Mountain

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson ascended to the top of Hvannadalshnjúkur, the highest peak in Iceland last week....

Five New Names Approved in Iceland

21.06.2017 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Naming Committee has approved five new names....

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