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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...

Left and right government coalition brewing in Iceland

29.11.2016 - icenewsis: Katrin Jakobsdottir, chair woman of the Left Green party and Bjarni Benediktsson, chairman of the Independence party have informed the president of Iceland that they are deliberating to form a majority coalition government if they reach a compromise in th...

14000 birds euthanized from an ?“ecological?” farm. Icelandic consumers scammed for years

29.11.2016 - icenewsis: Icelandic consumers are increasingly aware of animal welfare in their consumption of animal products. If you go to a supermarket, you will find a few brands of eggs, and brown eggs produced by Brunegg that are 40% more expensive than the ?“normal?” eggs, ha...

Icelandic volcanoes to keep Britain warm

28.11.2016 - icenewsis: A French company called Meridian, a global investor and asset manager specializing in public and community infrastructure has decided to fund an insulated cable to carry electricity from Icelandic energy sources with the purpose of warming and lighting up...

Bleak outlook for forming government majority in Iceland

25.11.2016 - icenewsis: Chairwoman of the Left Green party, Katrin Jakobsdottir is meeting with the president Guðni Th. Johannesson today probably to give back the mandate to form a majority government after failed attempts these past days to form a five party majority with The ...

Iceland´s Foreign Ministry prepares a lawsuit against UK’s Iceland Foods

24.11.2016 - icenewsis: Iceland´s Foreign Ministry has taken steps to prepare a lawsuit against the grocery store chain that carries the country’s name; Iceland Foods. The chain has fought for years against Icelandic companies being able to identify themselves with their country...

Icelandic public in solidarity with refugee family from Togo

18.11.2016 - icenewsis: The police had to back down on the eve 16 November when they arrived at a home in the town on Njardvik with the intention to remove a family with two young children and deport them. Some friends of the family had gathered at their apartment building and r...

Delta secures year round flight between Keflavik airport and JFK

16.11.2016 - icenewsis: Delta Airlines is the first US airline to begin year-round scheduled flights between Iceland and New York. The winter schedule has already taken effect and there are four flights per week between Keflavik airport and JFK in New York according to an announ...

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