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Icelandic fishery gets golden redfish MSC certification

22.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Icelandic Sustainable Fisheries (ISF) golden redfish (Sebastes marinus) fishery has been given the first ever Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for golden redfish following a 17-month assessment. The MSC’s Gisli Gislason confirmed that th...

Video trailer released for Westfjords interactive web experience

20.10.2014 - icenewsis: A new trailer has been released for an upcoming interactive web experience promoting the Westfjords in the north west of Iceland. The trailer produced by Tjarnargatan, in conjunction with Visit Westfjords, features a variety of beautiful HD shots showcasi...

Six weeks on and Icelandic eruption continues

19.10.2014 - icenewsis: After a record-breaking six weeks, Iceland’s Holuhraun volcano continues to spew lava, with the eruption now set to produce the biggest lava flow the North Atlantic island has witnessed in more than 200 years. The volcano has now spewed out enough lava to...

Volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues

17.10.2014 - icenewsis: During last week the eruption continues at a similar intensity and with similar lava flow, around 100 earthquakes have been measured in Iceland over the last 24 hours, there off 84 around Bardarbunga. Few earthquakes have been measured in the dyke but mor...

Who is OSP taking to District Court on grounds of breach of trust?

16.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Office of the Special Prosecutor in Iceland took the Board of Directors of SPRON, Iceland´s largest Savings Bank before the bank Collapse in 2008, to District Court on Monday, for breach of trust. This is the first time the OSP has charged a Board of ...

Fantastic Video Footage from Bardarbunga Volcano Iceland

16.10.2014 - icenewsis: Fantastic Video Footage from Bardarbunga Volcano Iceland taken by Eric Cheng a photographer that just released this short documentary....

Iceland closes suspected IS website

16.10.2014 - icenewsis: Icelandic authorities have shut down a website with a New Zealand-registered address suspected of being linked to the Islamic State jihadist group. Internet in Iceland Inc. (ISNIC) revealed it had suspended the domains of a website “a known terrorist orga...

Icelandic fishing bodies merge

15.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Federation of Icelandic Fishing Vessel Owners (LIU) and the Federation of Fish Processing Plants (SF) are planning to confirm a full merger by the end of this month. The two companies met earlier in September and LIU”s deputy managing director Haukur ...

Wonders of winter driving in Iceland captured in YouTube video series

14.10.2014 - icenewsis: Have you ever experienced driving in Iceland during the wonders of winter? Well, as temperatures drop, the levels of enjoyment increase, especially on clear and crisp days. A new series of videos on YouTube encapsulates the essence of winter driving in Ic...

Football: Iceland shocks Netherlands and wins 2 – 0

13.10.2014 - icenewsis: Tonight, Iceland beat the Netherlands 2 – 0, the country that came 3rd place in Brazil earlier this year. This was the third 2016 European Qualifier game that Iceland won and now is plus 8 goals after beating Turkey, Latvia, and now the Netherlands....

OSP takes Board of Directors of SPRON to court for breach of trust

13.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Office of the Special Prosecutor in Iceland (OSP) took the Board of Directors of SPRON, Iceland´s largest Savings Bank before the bank Collapse in 2008, to District Court today, for breach of trust. This is the first time the OSP has charged a Board o...

Rökkurró announce album and tour dates

12.10.2014 - icenewsis: Reykjavik band Rökkurró have announced that they will release their new album before playing at the Iceland Airwaves Festival in November. The album, Innra, will be their follow-up to the hugely successful I Annan Heim, which remained in Iceland’s Top 30 ...

Late penalty secures Icelandic title for Stjarnan

11.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Icelandic football season had the most dramatic finale possible on Saturday as the top two teams went head to head with the winner claiming the championship. With both Stjarnan and Fimleikaflag Hatnarjardar (FH) going into the game unbeaten, there was...

Questions raised about CEO of Icepharma in light of charges from the Office of the Special Prosecutor

11.10.2014 - icenewsis: Questions have been raised about whether the CEO of Icepharma, Margret Gudmundsdottir, should remain as the Chairman of the Board of N1, Iceland’s biggest fuel retail and service company, after the Office of the Special Prosecutor in Iceland charged her, ...

UK rock band inspired by Iceland

10.10.2014 - icenewsis: UK rock band Dry the River are looking to follow up the success of their debut album with their second offering, Alarms in the Heart. After enjoying the summer on the British festival circuit, playing at venues such as Glastonbury, Leeds and Reading, fron...

Board of Directors of SPRON charged with breach of trust

10.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Office of the Special Prosecutor in Iceland has charged the Board of Directors of SPRON, the country’s largest Savings Banks, which collapsed during the economic meltdown in 2008, with breach of trust. This is the first time the OSP has charged a Boar...

Reykjavik Police and their popular Instagram account

10.10.2014 - icenewsis: The Reykjavik Police Force’s Instagram account has become an online sensation, with officers posting selfies, skateboarding snaps and even pics of them enjoying candy floss. The police in Iceland are not always overrun given that the country boasts one of...




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