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Missing person in Iceland ?– Fishing vessel from Greenland turned around, back to Iceland

18.01.2017 - icenewsis: A troller from Greenland has been boarded of the shores of Greenland and turned around in connection with the investigation of the missing young woman Birna Brjansdottir. The boat, Polar Nano, meaning Polar bear, is now on his way back to Iceland, expecte...

Missing girl in Reykjavik. An outreach by Reykjavik Police

17.01.2017 - icenewsis: The police has made a wide outreach because of a missing young woman in Reykjavik. Birna Brjansdóttir was last seen on Laugavegur at around 5 am Saturday morning. Her phone signal was traced to Hafnarfjorður, where her phone was turned off. Birna Brjansdo...

Reports of Trump’s summit with Putin in Iceland retracted

15.01.2017 - icenewsis: Yesterday’s news reported an alleged meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin in Reykjavik. The meeting was to take place within weeks of Trump’s inauguration as president and was said to revolve around the reduction of nu...

The media response to the new Icelandic Government

13.01.2017 - icenewsis: A recent headline in the Washington Post remarks on the new Icelandic government ?„Iceland ousted one leader named in the Panma Papers, but ended up with another one on the list?” The article sites that the Panama Papers had made it into headlines around th...

A new majority government takes over today

11.01.2017 - icenewsis:   A new government is taking over with a majority in parliament today. Bjarni Benediktsson is scheduled to take over government as prime minister this afternoon at 13:30 at the presidential residency Bessastadir. The independent party, Reform party a...

Artist salary in 2017 ?– 1606 artist applied, 391 received

07.01.2017 - icenewsis: The annual artist salary was made public yesterday. Each fall artists in Iceland sit down and go over the year a head of them, make a plan for the year ahead and gather data corresponding to their projects in order to apply for a salary from the ministry ...

Majority in government to be announced on Tuesday

06.01.2017 - icenewsis: Deliberations for a majority government in Icelandic parliament is well underway with a tight majority comprised of the Independence party along with two newly formed parties, the Reform Party, which was founded when a fraction broke away from the Indepen...

A new earthquake in the volcano Katla. No signs of eruption

05.01.2017 - icenewsis: An earthquake of 3,5 on the Richter scale shook Katla caldera under the Myrdalsjokull icecap at 07:09 am this morning. The origin of the tremor was to the west in the caldera according the Icelandic Met Office. This autumn saw a string of frequent tremors...

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