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Snapshot 833

27.08.2016 - icelandreview: Power line at Skeiðarársandur, Southeast Iceland. Sony RX1R II, 35mm 1/250 ƒ20 ISO100 1:1 mode...

Snapshot 832

26.08.2016 - icelandreview: From the beach at Hvesta in the West Fjords. Sony RX1R II, 35mm, 1/200 ƒ5.6 ISO100...

Elephant in Vestmannaeyjar Islands

26.08.2016 - icelandreview: Where can I find photos of the elephant?...

Elephant in Vestmannaeyjar Island

26.08.2016 - icelandreview: Where can I find photos of the elephant?...

Eight-Car Accident near Reykjavík

26.08.2016 - icelandreview: There were major traffic delays on Hafnarfjarðarvegur road between Hafnarfjörður and Reykjavík this morning, due to a traffic accident close to the Kópavogur exit....

Drug Abuse Kills Close to 100 in Three Years

26.08.2016 - icelandreview: More Icelanders are losing their lives to drug abuse than ever before....

Snapshot 831

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: Selfie taken at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland. Sony RX1R II, 35mm, 1/500 ƒ10 ISO100...

President Sends Letter of Condolence to Italy

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: Today, Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent his and the Icelandic nation’s condolences to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and the Italian nation....

Youth’s Rock Festival this Sunday

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: ?The Youth’s Rock Festival will be held for the first time at KEX Hostel, Reykjavík, this Sunday....

Soil Samples from Iceland

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: Is it legal to take soil samples out of the country?...

Russians Rave about Iceland

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: Russians are the group of tourists happiest with their stay in Iceland, according to the Tourist Pulse....

Icelandic Football Player Signs with Fulham

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: Icelandic football player Ragnar Sigurðsson, who caught attention at the EURO 2016 in France this summer, has signed a two-year contract with the English football club Fulham....

Kaupþing to Pay Huge Bonuses?

25.08.2016 - icelandreview: A group of about 20 employees of the holding company Kaupþing could be receiving bonuses totaling almost ISK 1.5 billion (USD 12.82 million, EUR 11.35 million) to be paid out at the end of April next year....

Environmental Concerns Halt Power Line Project

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: The ruling committee for environmental and natural resource issues decided last Friday that the work on power lines to PCC’s silicon plant at Bakki, North Iceland, must be halted for the time being for environmental reasons....

Snapshot 830

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: Moss....

Enjoy the Sunshine; Cooler Days Ahead

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: The Icelandic Met Office has forecast warm and sunny weather throughout most of the country today with temperatures of up to 20°C in the capital region....

Northern Lights Season Begins

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: It’s August 24th and the northern lights made a spectacular comeback at midnight after a summer break....

Glacial Outburst Flood in Gígjukvísl River

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: A small glacial outburst flood has begun in Gígjukvísl river, originating in Grímsvötn volcano in Vatnajökull glacier....

Old Siglufjörður Mountain Pass

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: Is Road 793 passable for a 4x4?...

Eternal Echoes: Homage to Kjarval ?– Dance happening inspired by Kjarval

24.08.2016 - icenewsis: There is an event in Kjarvalstaðir in Reykjavik that is not to be missed this coming Friday. The Iceland Dance Company presents a happening, directed by duo Erna ?“marsdóttir and Valdimar Jóhannsson in the Reykjavik Art Museum at Kjarvalstadir on Friday, A...

Akureyri University to Educate Police

24.08.2016 - icelandreview: The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level....

West Nordics Increase Cooperation

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: Today, the foreign ministers of Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Greenland signed a declaration regarding a plan to look into the advantages of establishing a three-way free trade agreement between the countries....

Icelandair Crewmembers Often Ill

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: The frequency of illness among Icelandair crewmembers has increased so much that the company is taking action....

Crazy Cow Attacks Farmer

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: ?“I thought my days were numbered,?” stated María Jóhannsdóttir, cattle farmer at the farm Kúskerpi in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, after being attacked by a cow, which was about to calve....

Great Auk Back to the Future?

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: The great auk, pinguinus impennis, a flightless bird that went extinct in the mid-19th century, may be coming back to the future....

Bónus Event Impossible to Exit

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: Customers at the Bónus grocery store on Laugavegur, downtown Reykjavík, were surprised on Saturday night not to find anyone at the registers, let alone in the aisles, ready to offer assistance....

Woman Wins National Ram Groping Contest

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: For the first time in the thirteen year history of the Icelandic National Championship in Ram Groping, a woman has won the contest....

Snapshot 829

23.08.2016 - icelandreview: Sunset in Akranes....

Icelandic Coach Wins Gold with Danish Team

22.08.2016 - icelandreview: Guðmundur Guðmundsson, the Icelandic coach of the Danish national team in men’s handball, led his players to victory against France in the Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro yesterday, 28:26. Denmark has never won the Olympic gold before....

Snapshot 828

22.08.2016 - icelandreview: Raindrops on a leaf....

President Turns Down PM’s Escort to Airport

22.08.2016 - icelandreview: President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has announced that he would like to change the tradition that the official who becomes acting president while the president is abroad?—most often the prime minister?—escorts the president to Iceland’s boarders....

Allowed to Get Married

20.08.2016 - icelandreview: Yesterday, the Icelandic Ministry of the Interior overturned the decision of the Reykjavík district commissioner, who had denied Ragnheiður Guðmundsdóttir and Ravi Rawat permission to get married....

Icelandic Mountaineer Dies in Norway

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: A 55-year-old Icelander fell to his death while mountain climbing in Norway on Sunday....

Summer’s Short Commute Soon to End

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Has your ride to work seemed short lately?...

Summer’s Short Commute Soon to End

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Has your ride to work seemed short lately?...

Stream of Tourists Brings Stream of Beer to Mývatn

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: The large stream of tourists to the lake Mývatn area has created a steam of alcoholic beverages in the region....

Stream of Tourists Brings Stream of Beer to Mývatn

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: The large stream of tourists to the lake Mývatn area has created a steam of alcoholic beverages in the region....

Lack of Teachers as School Year Begins

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: As a new school year is about to begin, three hundred positions remain to be filled in preschools, grade schools and after school centers in Reykjavík....

Lack of Teachers as School Year Begins

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: As a new school year is about to begin, three hundred positions remain to be filled in preschools, grade schools and after school centers in Reykjavík....

Drones Banned in Vatnajökull National Park

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Park rangers have banned the use of drones in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park....

Drones Banned in Vatnajökull National Park

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Park rangers have banned the use of drones in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park....

Snapshot 827

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Mýrar, West Iceland Sony RX1R II, 35mm 1/1 ƒ11.0 ISO100 1:1 mode...

Snapshot 827

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Mýrar, West Iceland Sony RX1R II, 35mm 1/1 ƒ11.0 ISO100 1:1 mode...

Icelandic Minister Encouraged to Resign

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Yesterday afternoon, Minister of Social Affairs and Housing Eygló Harðardóttir abstained during a vote on the Icelandic governmment’s budget plan for 2017-2021....

Icelandic Minister Encouraged to Resign

19.08.2016 - icelandreview: Yesterday afternoon, Minister of Social Affairs and Housing Eygló Harðardóttir abstained during a vote on the Icelandic governmment’s budget plan for 2017-2021....

No drone zone at Vatanjökull Glacier Park (Video)

19.08.2016 - icenewsis: Park rangers in the north of Vatanjökull Glacier Park have banned the use of drones in the area. Drones have been popular in nature photography of late and videos made by drones are a trend as well. Park rangers say that by banning the drones they are fir...

Bridge in Bad Shape Flattens Tires

18.08.2016 - icelandreview: The speed limit going over Skeiðarárbrú bridge in South Iceland will be reduced from 90 to 50 km/hr (56 to 31 mi/hr) in coming days....

Bridge in Bad Shape Flattens Tires

18.08.2016 - icelandreview: The speed limit going over Skeiðarárbrú bridge in South Iceland will be reduced from 90 to 50 km/hr (56 to 31 mi/hr) in coming days....

Happy Birthday, Reykjavík!

18.08.2016 - icelandreview: Today, the City of Reykjavík is 230 years old....

Happy Birthday, Reykjavík!

18.08.2016 - icelandreview: Today, the City of Reykjavík is 230 years old....

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