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The beauty of Celtic Christmas carols on Sunday

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: There's s...

Pirates at the Helm in Government Talks

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has given Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir the mandate to form a government....

Pirates given mandate to form new Iceland government

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Pirate MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir has been formally mandated by the President of Iceland to form a government following recent gene...

Environment Associations Take Minister to Court

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected....

Snapshot 925

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Enjoying the storm near Grótta lighthouse, Seltjarnarnes....

Will Pirates Get Command of the Ship?

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has invited Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir to meet him at his office....

New summer 2017 flights to Iceland from Prague

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Czech Airlines will commence a new direct service from the Czech capital of Prague to Iceland next summer. ...

Former Savings Bank Manager Arrested

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Two men were arrested in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, yesterday, suspected of embezzlement at AFL savings bank....

All the magic of Christmas: The Nutcracker at Bíó Paradís

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: If you can't get on a flight to New York today, head to Reykjavik's arthouse cinema Bíó P...

Woman Suspected of Arson

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: A woman in her thirties has been arrested by police, suspected of starting a fire in an apartment building in Reykjanesbær yesterday morning....

Icelandair announces new Iceland-Belfast route

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic flag carrier Icelandair has announced Belfast, UK, as the latest new destination in its growing route network. ...

Support for Left-Greens up by Five Percent

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Support for the Left-Green Movement has increased by 5 percent since the October 29 parliamentary election in Iceland....

The coolest DJ ever is in town, and he's from the Black Forest

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Hank the DJ runns two tiny record labels and works at Flight13 Record Shop. The Jon Spencer and the Blues E...

Iceland Airwaves Expands to Akureyri

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Next year, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will be held in Akureyri, North Iceland, in addition to Reykjavík....

Man Held Captive in Reykjavík Apartment?

02.12.2016 - icelandreview: Two individuals have been arrested by police, suspected of having held a man captive in a Reykjavík apartment....

Reykjavik Christmas ice-rink now open

02.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Yesterday afternoon saw the official opening of the Christmas open-air ice-rink on Ingólfstorg square by Mayor of Reykjavik Dagur B. Eggertsson. ...

Christmas time in Heiðmörk!

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Up to 2000 pine trees will be chopped down in coming w...

Government Puzzle Unsolved

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: Independence Party Leader Bjarni Benediktsson and Left-Green Leader Katrín Jakobsdóttir have decided not to start formal coalition negotiations....

Iceland Airwaves also takes place in Akureyri next year

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: The Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will be held...

Talks between Iceland?s top two parties break down

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: The two parties who took first and second place in Iceland’s general elections see no way forward for f...

Company Punished after Seventh Fire

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: The Reykjavík Public Health Authority has temporarily halted the operations of the recycling company Hringrás in Reykjavík, after a fire erupted there on Tuesday night....

Arson Suspected in Apartment Building Fire

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: The Suðurnes Police are looking for witnesses in relation to this morning’s fire in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, after which eight people were hospitalized....

People warned against eating mussels

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: The Icelandic Food Administration has closed down all...

Iceland to import 30,000 Christmas trees this year

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Based on previous years, Icelanders are expected to buy 40,000 Christmas trees this year to adorn their homes and workplaces. ...

Eight Hospitalized after Fire

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: Eight people were brought to the Suðurnes Hospital and Health Center this morning, believed to be suffering from smoke inhalation....

Thaw Attempted between Iceland and Iceland

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: The relations between Iceland and Iceland are below freezing these days....

Happy Sovereignty Day, Iceland!

01.12.2016 - icelandmonitor: Today marks the 98th anniversary of the Danish-Icelandic Act of Union, which recognised Iceland as a fully sovereign State, separate from Denmark, ...

Today is Sovereignty Day

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: Today, December 1, is Iceland’s Sovereignty Day....

Today is Sovereignty Day

01.12.2016 - icelandreview: Today, December 1, is Iceland’s Sovereignty Day....

Snapshot 924

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: Small river in Kerlingardalur valley, near Vík in South Iceland....

Landsbankinn CEO Steps Down

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: The board of directors of Landsbankinn bank and CEO Steinþór Pálsson have reached an agreement that he leave his post at the bank....

They saved 1,107 lives in the Meditteranean

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: Þórir Guðmundsson and Jóhanna Jónsdóttir are back in Iceland afte...

Refugee Video from Of Monsters and Men

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: In support of refugees, the Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men has released a new video for their song ‘We Sink,’ which appeared on their 2015 album, Beneath the Skin ....

Budget talks loom as Iceland remains without a government

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic MPs are expected to be convened next week to debate the draft State budget for 2017 ?– despite the country still being run by a caretaker ...

Online Orders and Expensive Steaks

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: Online Christmas shopping appears to be increasingly popular among Icelanders....

More than 1,000 Asylum Seekers

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: The number of asylum seekers to arrive in Iceland this year reached 1,000 on Sunday....

Teachers Sign Wage Contract

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night....

More tourists choosing winter for their Iceland trip

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: Just over 2.2 million tourists are expected to come to Iceland in 2017, with ever more opting for a winter visit rather than during the high summer...

Egg Farm is Example of Greenwashing

30.11.2016 - icelandreview: The Kastljós news analysis program which aired Monday night and revealed deplorable conditions at egg farms owned Brúnegg, has sparked discussion in Iceland about whether consumers can trust marketing labels....

Of Monsters and Men release new song to support refugees

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: One of Iceland's most famous bands, Of Monsters and Men, have released a poignant video to accompany their so...

Iceland best in Nordics for cultural activity

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: Icelanders are the most avid theatre-goers of all the Nordic peoples and cultural life general is flourishing in Iceland, new data suggest. ...

Teachers come to wage agreement

30.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: Teachers and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities have come t...

Volunteers teaching Syrian families Icelandic

30.11.2016 - icenewsis:   Refugees from Syria have been able to attend Icelandic lessons given by members of public in the town of Akureyri for the past month, the project has gone well according to organizers, and coordinators from the Red Cross who are in charge of receiv...

Whale watching underneath the Northern Lights

29.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: An Icelandic whale watching boat offers whale watching i...

Iceland?s volcanoes and hot springs to power UK homes?

29.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: A proposed submarine power cable taking Icelandic green energy to the UK is now one step closer to becoming a reality, after a French asset company...

Christmas Characters Climb Walls

29.11.2016 - icelandreview: All the Icelandic Christmas characters will be on display at Reykjavík Art Museum, both at the Hafnarhús and Kjarvalsstaðir locations, December 2-January 6....

Seriously Injured after Rollover

29.11.2016 - icelandreview: A foreign woman is seriously injured after the vehicle she was in rolled over near Vík í Mýrdal, South Iceland, last night....

Attack on Icelandic Agriculture?

29.11.2016 - icelandreview: Last night’s revelations about deplorable conditions at an egg farm owned by Brúnegg have caused outrage among Icelandic consumers, but former Progressive Party MP Vigdís Hauksdóttir is angry for other reasons....

Record year for Icelanders jetting abroad

29.11.2016 - icelandmonitor: By the end of this year, Icelanders are expected to have taken 524,000 international flight departures from Iceland since 1 January ?– a 16.4% incre...

Snapshot 923

29.11.2016 - icelandreview: Birds at Bakkatjörn pond in Seltjarnarnes, Southwest Iceland....

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