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Increased Risk of Sunburn this Weekend

13.02.2016 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Met Office advises people to protect themselves against an increased risk of sunburn over the weekend....

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13.02.2016 - icelandreview: From Fnjóskadalur valley, North Iceland....

Icelandic Band Kaleo Releases Video in US

13.02.2016 - icelandreview: A video featuring the song ‘No Good’ with the Icelandic rock band Kaleo from Mosfellsbær was released today....

Restroom Plans Go down the Drain

12.02.2016 - icelandreview: A disagreement between landowners and business owners by Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon prevents them from putting up badly needed restroom facilities at the location....

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12.02.2016 - icelandreview: The Mývatn Nature Baths, North Iceland....

Four Tourist Fatalities in Two Months

12.02.2016 - icelandreview: In less than two months, there have been four fatal accidents involving foreign tourists in Iceland....

Record Number of Tourists in January

12.02.2016 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Tourist Board has published new statistics showing that the number of foreign tourist in Iceland has never been higher in January than it was this year....

Iceland’s PM Welcomes US Project in Keflavík

12.02.2016 - icelandreview: Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson welcomes US military projects in Iceland, since they will create jobs, but says no negotiations have taken place regarding increased operations of the US navy here....

Three Fatal Accidents and a Close Call in Icelandic Nature in the last two Months

11.02.2016 - icenewsis: Icelanders are shaken by news of the Chinese visitor who was swept out to sea this week, sadly not the first vacationer to suffer this fate in Reynisfjara beach despite strict and clear warning signs. In January a woman died in a diving accident in Silfra...

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11.02.2016 - icelandreview: Ring Road 1, at Hverarönd, by Lake Mývatn, North Iceland. Sony A7RII, 1.4/35mm 1/320 ƒ4.0 ISO200...

Rooms Sealed at Adam Hotel

11.02.2016 - icelandreview: The Adam Hotel story continues....

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11.02.2016 - icelandreview: Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, in the morning light. Sony A7RII, 2.8/90mm 1/200 ƒ10 ISO100...

Police Watch Set up on Reynisfjara Beach

11.02.2016 - icelandreview: A special police watch has been set up on Reynisfjara beach after a Chinese tourist lost his life there yesterday, when he was swept out by a wave....

My First Þorrablót (VH)

11.02.2016 - icelandreview: A taste of testicles and cruel comedy....

Reynisfjara Beach Claims Another Life

10.02.2016 - icenewsis: A wave on Reynisfjara Beach seized another life yesterday. The man, a vacationer from China, was standing by the trap rock on the shore when he lost his feet on the shoreline, the wave caught him and carried him half a kilometer out with his wife helpless...

Icelandic Literature Prizes Presented

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Literature Prizes were presented today....

Staying Fit in the North (JB)

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: The ?“time to get fit?” season has commenced....

Donald Trump Campaigns in Iceland

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: Many groups of children have visited the office of Iceland Review today, dressed up in costumes to celebrate Ash Wednesday....

Tourist Dies on Reynisfjara Beach

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: The South Iceland Police has just announced on its Facebook page that a man died this morning on Reynisfjara beach as he was caught by a wave....

Ash Wednesday Today

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: Carnival is celebrated in many countries at this time of year....

US Navy to Return to Iceland?

10.02.2016 - icelandreview: The US military website Stars and Stripes reported yesterday that the US navy is returning to its former base in Keflavík for the purpose of hunting Russian submarines....

Adam Hotel in Deep Water

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: It appears the problems at Adam Hotel on Skólavörðustígur are not limited to bottled water....

Safety Watch on Reynisfjara Beach. No use at all!

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: So, here we go again. More tourists nearly washed into the North Atlantic. But why does Sveinn......

Safety Watch Needed on Reynisfjara Beach

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: Once again, tourists were in danger on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, on Saturday, when six of them were caught by a large wave....

Today is Bursting Day

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: Traditional Icelandic saltkjöt og baunir, salted meat and split pea soup, is eaten in Iceland today to celebrate sprengidagur (‘Bursting Day’)....

New Assistant to the Foreign Minister

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: A press release from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs states that Gauti Geirsson, a 22-year-old student of engineering management has been hired as an assistant to Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson....

Young Assistant to the Foreign Minister

09.02.2016 - icelandreview: A press release from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs states that Gauti Geirsson, a 22-year-old student of engineering management has been hired as an assistant to Foreign Minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson....

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09.02.2016 - icelandreview: From Akureyri harbor....

Trapped ?– Wrong Version Aired

09.02.2016 - icenewsis: Due to a mistake from the RÚV, the National Broadcasting Service´s technical department a wrong version of episode seven of the series was aired yesterday. The plot differed ever so slightly than in the final version according to the spokesperson from RÚV...

In GPS He Trusts and Gets Lost Again

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: The tourist who last week became famous for driving all the way to Siglufjörður, North Iceland, looking for Laugavegur, was fooled again Friday by his GPS....

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08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Gunnólfsvíkurfjall, seen from Bakkafjörður, Northeast Iceland....

Cream Puff Day Today

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Today is bolludagur, or ‘Cream Puff Day,’ in Iceland....

PJ Harvey at Iceland Airwaves

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Iceland Airwaves has just announced their first lineup for November....

Tap Water Warning at Hotel Questioned

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Hótel Adam on Skólavörðustígur has a controversial message for its guests....

Icelandic Company Gets Grant for Bacteria-Figthing Barley

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: ORF Genetics has received an ISK 45 million (USD 351,000, EUR 315,000) grant from the EU and the Technology Development Fund to develop a feed enhancer for poultry to prevent campylobacter contamination....

Pirate Party Leader Runs Again in 2017

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Birgitta Jónsdóttir, leader of the Pirate Party, has announced that she’s running again for Alþingi in next year’s elections....

Pirate Party Leader to Run Again in 2017

08.02.2016 - icelandreview: Birgitta Jónsdóttir, leader of the Pirate Party, has announced that she’s running again for Alþingi in next year’s elections....

Rabbit farming in Iceland, a Novelty

08.02.2016 - icenewsis: The past few weeks there have been talks of a new kind of farming in Iceland, one that locals are completely unaccustomed to, namely Rabbit farming. The rabbit is either something a magician pulls out of a hat or a beloved pet in the mind of most Icelande...

Icelanders excited as ever about the Eurovision Song Contest

07.02.2016 - icenewsis: The 2016 Eurovision song contest will be held in Stockholm in May and Icelanders are taking an extra festive approach this year as Iceland’s participation celebrates its 30th anniversary. Saturday night saw the first of two semifinals for the much-loved s...

Icelanders Excited as Ever About the Eurovision Song Contest

07.02.2016 - icenewsis: The 2016 Eurovision song contest will be held in Stockholm in May and Icelanders are taking an extra festive approach this year as Iceland’s participation holds its 30th anniversary this year. The games are on with 97 days until the big day. Last night sa...

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07.02.2016 - icelandreview: From Akureyri....

Plans for Colon Cancer Screening

07.02.2016 - icelandreview: An agreement to allocate ISK 45 million (USD 352,000, EUR 316,000) for the screening of colon cancer in people ages 60-69 was signed Friday....

Bolla! Bolla! Icelandic Bun day, a Carnival Week of Sorts

07.02.2016 - icenewsis: Bolludagur, Bun Day is today, Monday with many Icelanders gathering around the coffee table at home with family or at work with colleagues after making a head start yesterday with freshly home made buns. This day marks the start of a peculiar series of th...

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06.02.2016 - icelandreview: Húsavík after Thursday’s storm....

Worrisome Videotaping at the Wheel

06.02.2016 - icelandreview: Many truck drivers appear to have a habit of videotaping with their cell phones while driving and then sharing the videos with other drivers....

Rape Case Dropped by District Prosecutor

05.02.2016 - icelandreview: The district prosecutor has dropped the case of two men accused of raping a woman in an apartment in the Hlíðar neighborhood in Reykjavík in mid-October last year....

Many Roads Remain Closed

05.02.2016 - icelandreview: Most roads in the West Fjords are now closed after the heavy snowfall overnight....

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05.02.2016 - icelandreview: From Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland....

Dark Winter (EOC)

05.02.2016 - icelandreview: The sun returns....

Areas Surrounding Capital See Population Increase

05.02.2016 - icelandreview: The number of residents in municipalities surrounding the capital area increases twice as fast as that of people in the capital area itself....

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