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Iceland Beats Germany In World Cup Qualifying

20.10.2017 - icelandreview: Germany‘s team was thought to be the likely winner, as its team hadn‘t ever lost a match in the World Cup Qualifying since June 1998, with 26 wins in a row prior to this match....

Fewer Renting, More Living With Parents

20.10.2017 - icelandreview: The number of Icelanders living in rental housing has dropped over the past 12 months, while the number of those living with their parents has increased....

The Top 10 Shows Icelanders ‘Binge Race’ on Netflix

20.10.2017 - icelandreview: New numbers from Netflix reveal which TV series Icelanders ‘binge race,’ watching the whole season within a day of its release....

Gagged Icelandic newspaper publishes a black cover page today

20.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: This weeks edition of Stundin has a black cover page. An injunction was placed on the newspaper last week along with Reykjavik Med...

Geothermal Beaches a Hot Topic

20.10.2017 - icelandreview: A task force will explore the possibility of creating geothermal beaches at two locations in Reykjavík....

Majority of Icelanders against injunction on media covering documents from collapsed bank

19.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A majority of Icelanders, or 77% are...

Popular Tourist Destinations in Bad Shape

19.10.2017 - icelandreview: Landowners of Reykjahlíð in Mývatnssveit, North Iceland, wanted to close down three tourist destinations after the summer, as they had all suffered damages....

Iceland's blood bank appeals for donors in O negative blood group

19.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Iceland's blood bank, Blóðbankinn is appealing for donors today. Twelve donors in the blood group O negative a...

Elliott Moss video shot in Iceland tunnel

19.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A motorcycle scene was shot last night in Hvalfjörður tunnel in West Iceland for a new video by US musician ...

Iceland Much Better Prepared For Potential Banking Collapse

19.10.2017 - icelandreview: The Icelandic banking system is much better prepared for a potential collapse than it was prior to the 2008 crash....

Half term at Icelandic schools begins today

19.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Today heralds the beginning of a short mid-term holiday for children all around Iceland which e...

Elliot Moss Filmed Music Video In Hvalfjarðargöng Last Night

19.10.2017 - icelandreview: A scene involving a motorcycle for American musician Elliot Moss was filmed in Hvalfjarðargöng tunnel last night ....

New butcher's shop opens at Grandi harbour district

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Foodies living in central Reykjavik can rejoice as yet another food related shop opens in Grandi, Reykjavik'...

Fresh poll confirms Iceland's long-standing opposition to EU membership

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Most Icelanders do not want their country to join the European Union according to an opinion poll produced by Gallup and published on Monday. Membe...

3 tonnes of plastic cleaned from West Fjords Nature Reserve

18.10.2017 - icenewsis: Volunteers from the organisation Cleaner Hornstrandir (Hreinni Hornstrandir) in the West Fjords did their annual cleaning the other day and collected over three tonnes of plastic from the area as is reported by Grapevine. Hornstrandir is a part of the Wes...

PM had "nothing to do with injunction on media coverage"

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson says to mbl.is that he neither ask...

Storm today in Reykjavik and South Iceland

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A storm is raging o...

Poets, Opera Singers, Football Player Run for Parliament

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: National broadcaster RÚV has reported on the gender and occupation of candidates running for parliament in the October 28th election....

Poets, Opera Singers, Football Player Run for Parliament

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: National broadcaster RÚV has reported on the gender and occupation of candidates running for parliament in the October 28th election....

Large earthquake at Grímsey island in North Iceland

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A large earthquake measuring 3.3 occurred at Grímsey island at aroun...

Icelandic Horse Facebook Famous

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: A video of the Icelandic horse has gone viral on Facebook....

Icelandic Horse Facebook Famous

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: A video of the Icelandic horse has gone viral on Facebook....

Video of the Icelandic horse's five gaits becomes an internet sensation

18.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A video portraying the unique gaits of the Iceland...

Earthquake by Grimsey Island

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: A 3.3 magnitude earthquake was detected northeast of Grimsey island, North Iceland at 6:00 this morning....

Earthquake by Grimsey Island

18.10.2017 - icelandreview: A 3.3 magnitude earthquake was detected northeast of Grimsey island, North Iceland at 6:00 this morning....

Icelandic Homemakers Want More Blood

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: Icelandic Homemakers aren't happy with offal sales, as the amount of blood and quality of tripe are lacking....

Icelandic Homemakers Want More Blood

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: Icelandic Homemakers aren't happy with offal sales, as the amount of blood and quality of tripe are lacking....

White-Nationalists March Toward Statue of Icelandic Viking

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: The neo-nazi group "Keystone United?“ marched on Saturday through the streets of Philadelphia toward a statue of Icelandic Viking Þorfinnur karlsefni....

White-Nationalists March Toward Statue of Icelandic Viking

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: The neo-nazi group "Keystone United?“ marched on Saturday through the streets of Philadelphia toward a statue of Icelandic Viking Þorfinnur karlsefni....

Björk comes out with details of harrassment by Danish director Lars Von Trier

17.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: As a response to Lars Von Trier and his coproducer saying that Björk was no...

Björk Details Sexual Harassment By von Trier

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: In a post on social media, Björk details her experiences of sexual harassment by Danish director Lars von Trier....

Björk Details Sexual Harassment By von Trier

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: In a post on social media, Björk details her experiences of sexual harassment by Danish director Lars von Trier....

Newspaper Stundin handed an injunction from the county magistrates

17.10.2017 - icenewsis: Representatives of the county magistrate along with a lawyer from Glitnir bank hf., stormed into the offices of newspaper Stundin yesterday issuing an injunction on any further reporting on leaked documents from the Icelandic bank Glitnir. This was report...

No legal action taken yet against The Guardian

17.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Jon Henley...

Holding Company Files Injunction Against Media

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: Glitnir HoldCo. Ltd. has requested an injunction be filed against media outlet Stundin for their reporting based on leaked documents from the bank....

Holding Company Files Injunction Against Media

17.10.2017 - icelandreview: Glitnir HoldCo. Ltd. has requested an injunction be filed against media outlet Stundin for their reporting based on leaked documents from the bank....

Storms in West Iceland today

17.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Storms are expected in Kjalarnes, beneath Hafnarfjall mountain, in the northern p...

Journalists blast legal gagging order on paper covering PM's finances

16.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: The Reykjavik District Commissioner (Sýslu...

"Appollo" being filmed in Iceland

16.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic actor Ingvar Sigurðsson joined Jason Schwarzman a...

Young Icelandic actress speaks out against sexual harassment in the local scene

16.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: "I'm no Björk and I'm no Angelina Jolie, I'm just a small act...

Keflavik Airport Celebrates 7 Millionth Passengers of 2017

16.10.2017 - icelandreview: Chris and Joanne Bradley had the distinction of being the 7 millionth passengers to travel through Keflavík International Airport this year....

Keflavik Airport Celebrates 7 Millionth Passengers of 2017

16.10.2017 - icelandreview: Chris and Joanne Bradley had the distinction of being the 7 millionth passengers to travel through Keflavík International Airport this year....

Björk was sexually harassed by Danish film director

16.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic musician Björk wrote a Facebook post yesterday stating that she had been se...

Björk Comes Forward About Sexual Harassment

16.10.2017 - icelandreview: In a public post on her social media accounts, Icelandic musician Björk has come forward with an experience of sexual harassment by Danish film director Lars von Trier....

Björk Comes Forward About Sexual Harassment

16.10.2017 - icelandreview: In a public post on her social media accounts, Icelandic musician Björk has come forward with an experience of sexual harassment by Danish film director Lars von Trier....

In Focus: Iceland Leaves Enormous Environmental Footprint

15.10.2017 - icelandreview: Iceland is renowned as a ‘green’ country in many ways, yet it certainly does have its dark sides in terms of environmental impact. Food waste, recycling, and waste management issues are pressing environmental concerns for the country as it leaves a large ...

In Focus: Iceland Leaves Enormous Environmental Footprint

15.10.2017 - icelandreview: Iceland is renowned as a ‘green’ country in many ways, yet it certainly does have its dark sides in terms of environmental impact. Food waste, recycling, and waste management issues are pressing environmental concerns for the country as it leaves a large ...

Almost 50 % increase in WOW Air passengers in the space of one year

15.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: WOW air transported 285 thousand passengers to and from Iceland in September whichis 47 % more than in September 2016. ...

Which restaurants do Reykjavik fashionistas recommend?

13.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: A recent Vogue article features a host of cool Icelandic women and their tips for the best fashion, shopping, leisure an...

"Dialogue is the key for peace and stability"

13.10.2017 - icelandmonitor: In his opening speech by the President of Iceland, G...

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