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The mother of all football matches is on ?– Iceland ?– Austria

22.06.2016 - icenewsis: The football game of football games is on, Iceland against Austria at the Euro 2016. A win or a draw will take Iceland to the next stage, possibly meeting the England for their next match. A nation of 330.000 people will watching this game, no matter if t...

Sigur Rós on ‘Route One’ with a slow musical event (video)

22.06.2016 - icenewsis: Throughout 24 hours between the 20th and the 21st of June, the longest day in Iceland with 24 hour sunlight, Icelandic band Sigur Rós made an unprecedented 24-hour ‘slow TV’ event live on Iceland’s national television and a global streaming live via YouTu...

Salmon season is kicking off in Iceland

21.06.2016 - icenewsis: The salmon season is kicking of in the rivers of Iceland and eager anglers are taking to the rivers. The river Blanda in the north of Iceand seems to be starting the season of with flying colors. Blanda was opened to fishing two weeks ago and 500 salmons ...

Salmon season is kicking of in Iceland

21.06.2016 - icenewsis: The salmon season is kicking of in the rivers of Iceland and eager anglers are taking to the rivers. The river Blanda in the north of Iceand seems to be starting the season of with flying colors. Blanda was opened to fishing two weeks ago and 500 salmons ...

Former prime minister publicly speaks for the first time since his resignation

04.06.2016 - icenewsis: Iceland’s former prime minster Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson spoke in public for the first time today after he famously resigned office in early April this year following the release of the Panama Papers in which his and his wife’s ties to offs...

Iceland’s new limitations on holiday rentals

02.06.2016 - icenewsis: There is a newly proposed legislation in Iceland intended to limit the number of people offering their houses up for holiday rentals on Airbnb. Its designed to counter balance the effect of the country’s overwhelming and ever growing visitor numbers, it s...

Comedian composes a ?„losers symphony?“ aimed to motivate the Norwegian football team

30.05.2016 - icenewsis: Norwegian comedian and football nerd Håvard Lilleheie has composed a symphony that will not be pleasant to listen to and has threatened to release it if the Norwegian football team loses its match against Iceland this coming Wednesday. He hopes that this ...

SDA and Progressives not far from being wiped out from parliament

30.05.2016 - icenewsis: The Social Democratic Alliance is just about to be wiped out of parliament, according to a new poll by 365 media. The party has only six percent support, half of what it got in the last election, which was considered a big loss then. Another party that is...

New documentary on Icelandic whaling released

27.05.2016 - icenewsis: Iceland has a love hate relationship with whaling, some are for it and want to have the meat available in store and others are against it largely citing the inhumane method of killing large intelligent mammals and preservation reasons. In February the lar...

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