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Icelandic car rental pioneers the use of preventative road safety system

16.11.2017 - icenewsis: Blue Car Rental in Iceland is the first and only company to test and implement new and highly innovative technology from TM Software, an Icelandic tech company which is a subsidiary of Nýherji Group. It’s like a navigation system but has a lot more featur...

Winners of a Unique Sweepstakes in Iceland

01.11.2017 - icenewsis: Martine Rodin and Alexis Nicolas Laurent came to Iceland last week for the trip of a lifetime. They had taken part in the TripAdvisor and Reykjavik Excursions sweepstakes to win a 5-day all-inclusive trip to Iceland, and against the odds, they won. The sw...

Panama Paper Scandal Ministers re-elected to Icelandic Parliament

30.10.2017 - icenewsis: Both former prime ministers involved in the Panama paper scandals, Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, have been re-elected to the Icelandic parliament. A new government has not been formed as of yet, but informal negotiations between pa...

A Thai Tourist Assaulted on Laugavegur

27.10.2017 - icenewsis: Photo from Bónus’ Facebook. Two men assaulted a tourist outside Bónus supermarket on the shopping street Laugavegur in downtown Reykjavík. This is reported by mbl.is The attack happened around 7 PM last night, but the tourist, who is from Thailand w...

Three men stole hundreds of kilos of meat

24.10.2017 - icenewsis: Three men have been arrested in Reykjanes Peninsula for stealing hundreds of kilos of meat from an aircraft ground service company situated in Keflavík International Airport. This is reported by ruv.is. Two of the three men worked for the company, and it ...

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...

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...

President of Iceland fainted and broke his nose after a hot bath

12.10.2017 - icenewsis: Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the president of Iceland, fainted after getting up from a hot bath yesterday. According to a statement on his Facebook page, he cut his forehead and broke his nose when he fainted and fell. The president was not seriously harmed but...

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